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Informed Delivery: A Year-End Fundraising Strategy You May Have Overlooked

NonProfit PRO

Informed Delivery can increase the effectiveness of your direct mail fundraising campaign while decreasing your postage costs. With only two more months left to take advantage of its dual benefits, here are the answers to the frequently asked questions I get on this strategy.

Your Nonprofit Should be Using Public Service Announcements (PSAs)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Peyton Leisner, Content Strategist at UncommonGood – an all-inclusive platform for nonprofits to manage their operations, marketing, and fundraising efforts. . What is a PSA?

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Thursday Thoughts | Last-minute to-do items before GivingTuesday 2022


Welcome to another installment of Thursday Thoughts, a dedicated space for our friends in nonprofit sector leadership to reflect on reports, statistics, and other trends—because when our community shares knowledge, we can all do more good. Check out our last installment here !

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An apology to everyone I harmed with my insensitive words regarding donors and philanthropy

Non Profit AF

To my esteemed colleagues, On a webinar about Donor-Advised Funds that took place on October 19th, 2022, with Susannah Morgan, Donor Relations Fundraising Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

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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.

8 Tips Every Major Gift Officer Needs to End 2022 Strong

NonProfit PRO

As year-end approaches, it's even more important that you’re focusing your energy in the most impactful places. So, here are eight more tips that will help you prioritize, focus, and create space to make sure you’re taken care of and end your year strong.

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8 Golf Fundraising Trends & Prediction for 2023

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jennifer Wemhoff , Communications Manager at – the leading event management platform for golf fundraisers. When it comes to fundraising events, one of the biggest lessons learned from the pandemic years is the unique value of golf fundraisers.

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[ASK AN EXPERT] How To Pay For Capital Campaign Fundraising Expenses


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 come from a nonprofit employee who want advice on how to budget and pay for capital campaign fundraising expenses: .

Book Review: Generosity Crisis

NonProfit PRO

“The Generosity Crisis” identifies how the nonprofit world is in a battle for survival against many competitive, deep-pocketed and unsuspecting forces.

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Tweeting through uncertainty: Candid’s approach to nonprofit Twitter


Since Twitter’s new ownership took over in late October, the social media platform has experienced a significant decline in its userbase—a loss of over 1.3 million active users in one week.

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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.

Ramp Up Your Stewardship Program Before Year-End Gifts Arrive


The post Ramp Up Your Stewardship Program Before Year-End Gifts Arrive appeared first on Bloomerang

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Thinking About Flying Solo as a Nonprofit Consultant?

NonProfit PRO

If you are interested in flying solo in a consulting career path, you need to understand how you can help nonprofit organizations.

Scheduling Tools for Food Security Organizations


For food pantries and banks, there are a range of logistical issues to consider. One key example of this is scheduling appointments for clients to pick up their food parcels.

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Washington 211: One Millionth Call !!


We are pleased to share that Washington 211 has helped one million callers since the launch of their Visionlink software in 2019. Arion Bevan, a 211 Information and Referral Specialist from King County 211 Contact Center, helped the one millionth caller.

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.

Does your nonprofit mission statement drive donations?


Does a nonprofit’s mission statement influence its fundraising efforts? New research conducted using data from Candid suggests that understanding this relationship can boost your nonprofit’s fundraising success.

10 Things I Learned From 30 Years in Sustainer Giving, Part 5

NonProfit PRO

I’ve been sharing what I’ve learned about sustainer giving, and I’m here to say: You do make a difference, one day, one mission at a time. But for those days where doubt and worry and stress come into the picture, it’s really important to take a look at these final learnings.

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6 Tips to Create Fundraising Videos That Drive Donations

Wild Apricot

Fundraising videos build your case for support, providing viewers with an in-depth look at your organization and inspiring them to take action. It’s no surprise, then, that 57% of people who watch fundraising videos go on to make a donation. marketing

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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.

Women Veterans Alliance: Equip, Empower, & Encourage


Organizations committed to supporting veterans of the U.S. military are some of the most meaningful and impactful.

Why Nonprofits Should Seek Out Younger Donors

NonProfit PRO

It’s a common tactic for nonprofit organizations to seek out an older donor base in the hopes of soliciting larger gifts. When most people think of millennials and Generation Z, their financial freedom to give doesn’t typically come to mind.

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Forecasting For IT in an Unpredictable Climate


It’s a game! It’s a store! It’s entertainment! Nope, it’s the metaverse—a unique amalgam of online obsessions designed to keep thumbs clicking and Venmo accounts begging for cash. Or that’s what the creators of Forever 21 Shop City seem to be aiming for. Check it out.

Don’t Panic: Prepare for Giving Tuesday!


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The Gamm Theatre: Telling Stories that Entertain, Provoke, and Engage


Arts and cultural organizations are the sources of some of our favorite DipJar stories. They are literally all over the map. Today’s story comes from the small but mighty state of Rhode Island, where The Gamm Theatre has been providing great cultural programming for almost 40 years.

Nonprofit IT Security: 5 Inexpensive Ways to Secure Your Organization

NonProfit PRO

If you're not concerned about data security as a nonprofit, you should be. Hackers tend not to deliberately target nonprofits the way they do manufacturers and financial institutions, for example.

The Last-Minute Guide to Giving Tuesday


There are probably very few fundraisers who self-identify as procrastinators. When a Giving Tuesday campaign is set in motion last minute, it’s usually because time and resources have already been spent elsewhere. And there’s nothing shameful or procrastinatory about that. Fundraising is hard work.

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Reduce the Recruitment Challenge: Feedback Key to Gen Z Engagement

VQ Strategies

As workplaces struggle to hire and retain employees, nonprofits and other mission-driven organizations have parallel concerns regarding recruiting and retaining volunteers. In fact, the term “concerns” doesn’t really cut it.



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What Should Nonprofits Do About Anonymous and Controversial Donations?

NonProfit PRO

A nonprofit’s transparency is crucial for building trust with and being accountable to donors. Financial transparency is also, to a varying degree, legally required. Practicing transparency is a must that any nonprofit should follow as a part of its donor stewardship strategy.

Nonprofits Have Been Right All Along: Community Benefit Models Can Solve Our Toughest Environmental Challenges

Blue Avocado

Nonprofits have been leaders in building sustainability for generations. Nonprofits can be the catalysts for the systemic change in consciousness we so desperately need by advocating for a community-benefit approach in our economic system.

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Corporate Partnerships for Nonprofits: Win-Win Scenario

The Volunteer Hub

Creating, developing, and sustaining corporate partnerships is a win-win scenario for both your nonprofit and the businesses that support it.

Bloomerang is the ideal Salsa CRM alternative — Ads Campaign Version


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Charity Navigator Looks to Future After 20 Years of Guiding Intelligent Giving

NonProfit PRO

Charity Navigator, the largest independent charity evaluator, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a hybrid event that will raise money for highly rated charities. Accountability Fundraiser Education News/Stats/Studies Charity evaluator Charity Navigator hybrid event

Nonprofits Have Been Right All Along: Community Benefit Models Can Solve Our Toughest Environmental Challenges

Blue Avocado

Article In Brief: The Problem: Nonprofits have long known the value of building community, but our voices have been ignored or devalued. Now we are learning that valuing private profit over community has brought us to the edge of extinction.

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