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How to structure your nonprofit social media plan

Get Fully Funded

If you want people from your social media to support your nonprofit’s activities, you need a nonprofit social media plan. You already know this: In the nonprofit realm, social media is life.

5 Simple Steps to Take Right Now to Plan Your 2023 Golf Fundraiser

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit is thinking about planning a golf fundraiser in 2023—whether it’s a brand new event or an established tournament—there are a few simple steps to take right now to make sure your outing is set up for success. Start With Technology.

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Use Data for New Revenue Opportunities

Association Analytics

The pandemic proved to be a financial challenge for associations. Individuals and member organizations were on tighter budgets. And members’ behaviors changed. You may have noticed that your members were engaging with your organization in different ways.

Direct Mail Personalization Pays Off

NonProfit PRO

As a nonprofit, every penny spent on direct mail needs to be accounted for. It also needs to be justified. However, if you find a simple way to increase your ROI, you should jump all over it. That simple thing is direct mail personalization.

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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.

Stop Looking for a Fundraising Magic Bullet

The Fundraising Authority

Do you ever find yourself, your team, or your board of directors saying things like: “If we could just get this one big grant, we’d be set for the year!”. Or, “I think we should hold a huge gala event. If we raise everything we need now, we can focus on programs later.”.

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Nonprofit Mission Statements vs. Vision Statements

Whole Whale

Mission statements and vision statements are often confused for one another and therefore used interchangeably. Here we dive into what they are, why they are different, why that difference is important, and why you should have both. . What is the difference: Mission vs Vision Statement?

3 Expert Tips on Fundraising in Today’s Economy

NonProfit PRO

One of the most pressing issues for today’s nonprofit professionals is the uncertainty of today’s economy. Inflation is skyrocketing, and consumer prices are through the roof. So, what does this mean for fundraisers?

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Who Qualifies as a Major Donor Prospect for Your Organization? (3 Guidelines)

The Fundraising Authority

The following is an excerpt from our class How to Find New Major Donors and Get Them to Give to Your Non-Profit. Who qualifies as a major donor prospect for your organization? As you are looking for donors to make contact with and insert into your fundraising funnel, you don’t want to waste time.

Salesforce Winter ’23 Release: What You Need to Know

Cloud 4 Good

It’s that time of year again! Salesforce has just given us another loaded release with features that are sure to make your user experience easier and enhance your Salesforce instance. We’ve read through all of the release documentation to give you the highlights. Read on to learn more!

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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.

QuickBooks and Bloomerang: A Match Made in Heaven (Seriously!)

Bloomerang

The post QuickBooks and Bloomerang: A Match Made in Heaven (Seriously!) appeared first on Bloomerang. integrations

Mastercard Extends Deadline: How to Comply to New Recurring Giving Regulations

NonProfit PRO

Mastercard extended the deadline for its new recurring donor payment regulations that include regular email receipts, online cancellation options and more. Here’s what we know now and what your nonprofit needs to know to be in compliance.

The top five Salesforce Clouds association professionals leverage at their organizations

Nimble AMS

Are you interested in discovering what Salesforce Clouds can do for your association? Because Nimble AMS is built on Salesforce, choosing Salesforce Clouds can take your software investment to the next level.

Using Your CRM to Improve Donor Relationships: 4 Tips

Handbid

Donor relationships keep your nonprofit funded as supporters who feel a strong connection to your cause will continue to give year-after-year.

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.

A Better Feasibility Study: How to Prepare for a Successful Campaign

Bloomerang

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Authentique Agency Launches ‘Project 1800,’ to Help Local NonProfits with Marketing Services

NonProfit PRO

Authentique Agency announced the launch of its newest initiative, "Project 1800," an inaugural program developed to support the community by offering 1,800 pro bono hours annually to deserving U.S. nonprofits.

Hyper-independence as a trauma response, and how it manifests in nonprofit leaders

Nonprofit AF

It’s been nearly three years since I stopped being a nonprofit executive director. My skin looks healthier, my eyes less. leadership self-care Staff Dynamics

You Got the Grant! Now What?

Blue Avocado

Nonprofits that do not deliver on the terms of a grant contract are at risk of having to return the funding. Make sure you have a plan. The post You Got the Grant! Now What? appeared first on Blue Avocado. Fundraising Grants Financial Management

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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.

Bloomerang + Qgiv: Year-end Fundraising with a Focus on Giving Tuesday

Bloomerang

The post Bloomerang + Qgiv: Year-end Fundraising with a Focus on Giving Tuesday appeared first on Bloomerang. giving tuesday

5 Key Performance Metrics for Fundraising With Artificial Intelligence

NonProfit PRO

Artificial Intelligence can now be used to enable behavioral economics modeling (BEM), the well-established field that combines economics and psychology to comprehend how and why people behave the way they do when making financial decisions. Metrics AI Artificial intelligence

Results

M+R

Read time: 2 minutes . It’s true that we really dig our data co-op, Scout Quest , and there’s one big reason why: Results. . Finding and keeping engaged supporters is no small task these days.

Compensation in the new age: findings from Candid’s 2022 Nonprofit Compensation Report

Candid

The workplace landscape has fundamentally shifted since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. As more people are working from home and expecting flexibility with their hours, the demand for better benefits and higher compensation is on the rise.

Year-End Fundraising Basics: From Donor List Vitality To Finding The Best Angle For Your Creative Content

Bloomerang

Across the nation, as summer draws to an end and mother nature prepare for her fall showstopper, so does the nonprofit sector. Listen carefully and you’ll hear the call going up in charity offices everywhere: What’s the plan for our end-of-year fundraising campaign ?

4 Best Practices for Developing Engaging Volunteer Orientations

NonProfit PRO

Volunteer orientations present the opportunity to make a good first impression. They also allow your organization to get to know supporters, build relationships between volunteers, communicate your mission and confirm that volunteers understand their commitment to the cause.

5 Ways to Retain More Donors After Your Next Virtual Fundraiser

Handbid

Organizing a virtual fundraiser requires a lot of time, money, and resources. If the donors you acquire through these events don’t end up sticking around, it can almost feel like a waste of time. But it doesn’t have to be this way

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Giving Tuesday 2022: Everything You Need to Create a SMASH Campaign

Wild Apricot

If you want to crush your nonprofit’s annual fundraising goals, look no further than Giving Tuesday! Aside from December 31st, Giving Tuesday is the most charitable day of the year. With a simple hashtag and some marketing creativity, you can. fundraising

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Succession Planning: Strategies That Work

Bloomerang

The post Succession Planning: Strategies That Work appeared first on Bloomerang

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Be Cautious When You Transition to a Different Sustainer Processor

NonProfit PRO

There is an important new trend where nonprofits have to or want to transition from one recurring donor processor to another. And there's been horror stories about the number of sustainers a nonprofit can lose if the organization doesn’t do it right. .

More than half of Canadian parents report negative impacts of the pandemic on their children

Charity Village

According to a recent study conducted by LifeWorks, 56 percent of Canadians are reporting that the Pandemic has negatively impacted their children. LifeWorks’ latest Mental Health Index indicates that Canadians are experiencing increasing mental health strains.

Giving Tuesday: Preparing your virtual fundraising strategy

Big Duck

The post Giving Tuesday: Preparing your virtual fundraising strategy appeared first on Big Duck

[ASK AN EXPERT] How Do You Handle A Major Gift Solicitation When You Believe More Cultivation Is Needed First?

Bloomerang

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 gift solicitation when more cultivation is needed first. .

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