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The Strength of Shared Power in Nonprofit Leadership

NonProfit PRO

Co-leadership isn’t new. It is, however, a growing trend in the nonprofit world, where we continue to explore ways to share power and strengthen our organizations’ leadership and stability. Executive Issues Staffing & Human Resources co-leadership Nonprofit Leadership shared power

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Understanding the Psychology of Why Donors Give to Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When you think of why your nonprofit’s donors support your organizations, do you expect each of their motivations to be the same? Are you acknowledging those differences in the way you build relationships with these supporters? If you answered “no…well actually… maybe,” then you are not alone.

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An Association Data Story: Using Analytics to Fuel Growth

Association Analytics

The post An Association Data Story: Using Analytics to Fuel Growth appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Adoption Data Culture Executive Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

[ASK AN EXPERT] How To Handle Donor Rejection


Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach , also known as Charity Clairity. Today’s question comes from a nonprofit employee who wants advice on how to handle donor rejection. .

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Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

3 Big Opportunities That Allow Small Nonprofits to Stand Out

NonProfit PRO

Being smaller is no excuse for not making a heroic effort; your mission deserves smart fundraising. And smart fundraising means taking advantage of these big opportunities. Annual Campaigns Direct Response fundraising Fundraising opportunities small nonprofits

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An Association Data Story: Using Analytics to Fuel Growth – 8/31/22

Association Analytics

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What’s The Difference Between A Principal Gift And A Mega Gift?


A lot of what we do in fundraising was inherited or just common knowledge. We rarely know who coined certain development terms or originated some of the activities and fundraising we use today. There is one term though that has stood the test of time.

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The Fundraising Authority - Untitled Article

The Fundraising Authority

Last week, I was a panelist on an upcoming panel called “The Ins and Out of Grant Writing for Nonprofits” hosted by NXUnite! . I was thrilled to have an opportunity to speak to the work of The Fundraising Authority and my experience in the nonprofit industry. .

Fiscal Sponsorship for Nonprofits: An Alternative to 501c3 Status

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Startup nonprofits, nonprofit newbies, umbrella organizations, community foundations, mentors… there are a lot of ways people may think about or refer to fiscal sponsorships, even if they’re unfamiliar with the term “fiscal sponsorship.”

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

4 Ways to Expand the Value of Your AMS with Analytics

Association Analytics

You may not realize it, but you are sitting on a treasure trove of data in your AMS.

Twitter Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Twitter offers countless benefits for nonprofits. However, to enjoy these benefits, you must create a strategy that considers the unique features and qualities of this platform. Read on for seven best practices to adopt to market on Twitter successfully.

Capacity Building – The Ultimate Guide for Nonprofit Growth


Capacity building is a term thrown around during board meetings and by consultants. Capacity building’s meaning can be basic or complex, but it includes all the changes and resources a nonprofit needs to fulfill its mission.

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Here’s why you need to invest in fundraising to raise more money

Hands on Fundraising

Is your fundraising program lagging? Right now, employers are searching for great fundraising professionals. The current market means people looking for work are in a greater position of power. If your organization is looking, here are a few things to consider.

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Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

Amazing AI Images for Impact: AI Generators for Nonprofits

Whole Whale

A picture is worth a thousand words. Imagine if you didn’t need an expensive camera, artistic mastery, or a ton of time to create what was in your mind’s eye. What if you didn’t need a highly trained designer every time you needed an image for an article or report?

How to Determine the True Cost of New Software for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

When it’s time for new software for your nonprofit, you’ll need to know how much the technology will cost. However, with custom offerings and additional fees, determining the true cost can get complicated. Here are nine critical things to consider.

Why Should You Add Additional Questions to Your Donation Form?


Your Donorbox donation form does not only offer a seamless donation checkout but can also help you collect information about your donors (as well as donations!) and safely stores it in your donor database.

Back to Basics: How to Set Up Your Nonprofit Chart of Accounts

Blue Fox

Introducing the Chart of Accounts (COA) Are you ready to nerd out on nonprofit accounting? Introducing the Chart of Accounts (COA) - the foundational accounting tool every nonprofit leader needs to get right for maximum financial insight and awareness.

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

How to Write a Brilliant Board Meeting Agenda: 4 Steps, Must-Haves, Samples and Templates

Wild Apricot

Board meetings are where the big decisions get made for your nonprofit! Each and every meeting is an opportunity for your board of directors to brainstorm, troubleshoot and shape the direction of your organization. If you want to hold the best board

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Nonprofits Can Fail

NonProfit PRO

An organization that was once a thriving enterprise had a several million-dollar budget, an impressive board of directors, multiple employees and a very capable executive leader. Over time, foundation revenue plunged, board members resigned, employees left and the organization began to fail.

Reproducing Reproducers: Creating a Legacy of Leadership Succession

Blue Avocado

“[T]he fruit tree yielding fruit after its kind, whose seed is in itself…” – Genesis 1.11 Article In Brief: The Problem: Creating new nonprofit leaders is not an automatic process. Lack of leadership development will hamper the health and long-term sustainability of the organization.

Scout Quest webinar happening NEXT WEEK!


Hi there —. There’s still time to sign up for our webinar all about M+R’s data co-op, Scout Quest (info below)! In case you don’t already know: Scout Quest is a different kind of data co-op!

Automate Your Document Signing Processes with airSlate's signNow


The ability to create, manage, and sign documents virtually is becoming increasingly crucial for nonprofits that operate remotely. TechSoup partner airSlate enables you to do exactly that, helping you to create legally binding documents and sign them through its e-signature service, signNow.

New Mastercard Regulations Could Harm Recurring Gifts Unless You Take Action Now

NonProfit PRO

New Mastercard guidelines will change the rules for subscription payments, which include nonprofit recurring gifts, processed by the payment provider. These requirements need to be implemented by Sept.

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What The Fundraising Podcast


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Why Sponsors Hate Your Sponsorship Package 

The Sponsorship Collective

How many times have you issued a prospect a sponsorship package only to get a printed letter in the mail several weeks later telling you that your offer isn’t what they’re looking for?

Reframe, commit, and expand: How to meaningfully invest in Black leaders


Black leaders driving social innovation is not a new phenomenon. .

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The Giving Block Expands Fundraising Capabilities for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

The Giving Block will begin offering stock and card donation processing capabilities beginning in the fall of 2022. The stock and card donation processing options will be available to the 2,000-plus nonprofit customers subscribed to The Giving Block’s flagship crypto fundraising solution.

What does Form 990 Do and Why Is It Important?


Maintaining Your Tax Exempt Status. After you initially qualify for tax exempt status as a 501 (c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization, you’ll need to submit an annual Form 990 to maintain your status.

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Five steps to becoming an innovative association and driving member value

Nimble AMS

When you think of an innovator, you might imagine Marc Benioff, Sheryl Sandberg, or Elon Musk. Innovators introduce new ideas, inventions, or discoveries to our ever-changing world. You may believe such transformation is strictly reserved for Silicon Valley or maverick leaders.

For the 9th Time, Cloud for Good Appears on the Inc. 5000

Cloud 4 Good

August 16, 2022 [Asheville, NC] – Today, Inc. revealed that Cloud for Good is No. 3,769 on its annual Inc. 5000 list , the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.