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Scalable Learning for a Modern Attention Span – 12/2/21

Association Analytics

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Lessons Learned from a Black Swan—Solutions Day Presenters Explore Pandemic Insights


Celebration isn’t a word I would typically use to describe a conference, but there was a festive feeling at.orgCommunity’s Solutions Day. Gathering with colleagues again was inspirational. Even online, the participants could sense the excitement.

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Boosting Your Association's Revenue with Attractive Microcopy

Association TV

Have you ever been to a restaurant, museum or shopping mall and needed to use the bathroom? You begin by looking up and around for any sort of signage. You halt the conversation and break away from your loved ones.

How to get started with gamification to drive member engagement

Nimble AMS

3 tips associations can use to start with gamification right away. . Member engagement is serious business. It’s important to keep your members engaged year-round so they see value in their membership, feel connected with your association, and ultimately stick around for years to come. .

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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.

How to Start Your Data Analytics Journey

Association Analytics

The team at Association Analytics often hears questions like, What exactly is data analytics? Why is it important? What’s the difference between analytics and reporting? To help answer these questions, we’ve laid out some helpful tips on how to get started and where to go from there.

7 Steps to Create a Donation Website for Your Nonprofit + 10 Great Examples

Wild Apricot

Take a look at your website. Would it encourage you to donate? If the answer is no, your potential donors probably feel the same way. Think of your website as your personal assistant. Once set up properly to receive donations, it makes it easy for. fundraising

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The Key To Being A More Effective Nonprofit Leader And Growing In Your Career


If you’re reading this post, it’s probably because you want resources that will help you improve your leadership skills and grow in your career. . If that’s the case, I want you to ask yourself two questions : . Are you taking the lead in developing your leadership skills? .

AAPM&R Drives National Call-to-Action with Long COVID Public Dashboard

Association Analytics

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13 Tasks to Do Right Now to Plan for Fundraising Success

Get Fully Funded

Raising the money you need to fully fund your budget doesn’t happen by accident. You need a plan for fundraising success.

The Importance of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Leadership in the Nonprofit World

NonProfit PRO

For too long, nonprofits have desired to make social impact while often neglecting to center diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging for their staff.

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.

How to find free things: nonprofit students edition 


As a nonprofit management student, preparing to enter this field can be challenging because it’s still developing.

Taking Local Currency Digital: A New Experiment Emerges

Non Profit Quarterly

Photo by S O C I A L. C U T on Unsplash. Back in 2006, the Schumacher Center for a New Economics , a nonprofit where I work, helped to established BerkShares , Inc. a local currency issuer.

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How to Create an Amazing Subscription Website in Less Than a Day

Wild Apricot

"I want to create a subscription website where people pay to get access to my community, resources, and publications.” ” That's what Lily, a stay-at-home mom who ran her local Library Association, wanted to accomplish. When she began to Google. website-and-technology

Fundraising Fears? How To Get Over Them

NonProfit PRO

Of those who fundraise off of the side of their desk, the vast majority do not like fundraising. I repeat — they do not like fundraising. They know the need to fundraise, but I’ve heard many of them use the term “necessary evil” to describe fundraising. Yes, it’s the “F” word of the nonprofit sector.

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.

5 Fundraising Tips for 2021 Giving Season


For many nonprofits, 29% of annual donations happen between #GivingTuesday (November 30 this year) and December 31, and a shocking 11% of annual donations were reported to come in during the last three days of the year.

How to Bundle Your Nonprofit’s Donor Communications


In a previous blog post , I wrote about how bundling your donor communications can save your nonprofit time and money. In this blog post, I’ll share how you can begin doing just that. You can bundle your donor communications in two ways: going all in or bundling in batches.

Standing Out in the Noisy Space of the Non-Profit Sector

The Storytelling Non-profit

Giving Tuesday is nearly a week behind us and I've had more than a few conversations with clients and colleagues about whether or not Giving Tuesday was an effective fundraising day. Why do I question this?

Finding the Right Timing for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Email Communications

NonProfit PRO

When it comes to timing of email communications for your peer-to-peer events, there are three big levers you can adjust. Timing also varies by type of event, which breaks down into four categories. Let’s look at how peer-to-peer email timing levers vary for each event type. E-mail Peer to Peer

Meet Sammie Vance: Pint-sized philanthropic powerhouse and GivingTuesdaySpark Leader

Charity Navigator

This year, GivingTuesday , the global day of giving held on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, will take place on November 30.

We’re 39 percent similar; how can we be exponentially better?


Self-examination was the zeitgeist of philanthropy in 2021. We reflected. We adapted. We listened to the "rising voices of the people we serve" as a foundation staffer framed it recently. At times those voices were passionately personal, at others they were mandates delivered through data.

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Blue Fox's 2021 Strategic Planning and 12 Week Year

Blue Fox

Defining OUR WHY: "After much discussion and brainstorming, we always came back to the same theme, YOU MATTER!" It was a strategic planning kind of year for Blue Fox. Our virtual Team met up IRL in New Orleans to strategize about how we can continue to best serve our clients.

Why Tax-Exempt Organizations Should Have Succession Plans

NonProfit PRO

Despite the initial awkwardness, succession planning is an important topic for tax-exempt organization boards to discuss. It is a risk-management process and one that often gets overlooked until it is too late and an immediate need arises. Executive Issues Staffing & Human Resources

3 Content Creation Tips For When You’re Short On Time


It’s no secret that most of us in the nonprofit industry wear many hats throughout the day. Often, that means we’re pressed for time. That also means that we’re likely to devote less time to things that feel like they’re not directly contributing to your nonprofit’s bottom line. .

Outsider Efficacy Bias: What it is and how it affects our work

Nonprofit AF

I always joke that when I start writing and producing Nonprofit The Musical, one of the characters would be a. nonprofit field Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

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6 Branding Strategies to Make Your Nonprofit Stand Out

Hands on Fundraising

The human brain processes visual information 60,000 times faster than it processes text. Therefore, when your audience navigates to your website, the first thing they’ll absorb is your visual identity and brand.

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7 Ways To Stand Out With Your Donors

NonProfit PRO

Your donors probably each has at least five other organizations trying to capture their attention and another 10 to 15 organizations wanting to start relationships with them. So, what are you doing to stand out in your donors' minds, capture their heart and have them always take your call?

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#GivingTuesday & Year-End Fundraising Resource Package


Year-end is right around the corner! It’s no secret that donor behavior and event hosting options have changed in 2021. If you’re wondering how you should adapt your fundraising strategy to the new landscape, then look no further.

Your Nonprofit Needs To Establish A Rainy Day Fund. Here’s Why That Is And How You Can Convince Others To Get On Board.


If there was ever a time to start focusing on building a rainy day source of funding for your nonprofit, that time is now. If you’re not sure why you should do this, ask yourself the following questions: How have you fared during the pandemic? Did you bring in less revenue than expected?

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8 Tips for Crafting an Appealing Year-End Email Appeal

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes 8 Tips for Crafting an Appealing Year-End Email Appeal. Twelve percent of all charitable giving occurs in the last three days of the year – December 29, 30, and 31. Don’t make the mistake of doing too little donor outreach during this critical time!

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How to Collect Online Donations in 8 Steps


Note: This blog post is republished with permission from Keela. Donor Management

Turning Visitors into Customers: Maximising Retail Potential for Museums


Museum shops can and should be more than just walls of collection postcards and bins of branded pencils.

Matching Gifts and Donor Communication: The Ultimate Guide


As you continue to develop your nonprofit fundraising strategies , it’s important to consider where matching gifts fit in. Fundraising Top Posts

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Mentor New York’s Virtual Fundraising Event Raises 12x Their Fundraising Goal With CauseVox


Imagine this: you set what you think is an ambitious fundraising goal for your virtual event and then watch as you double, triple, quadruple that goal in the days leading up to the event. Then, you cross the finish line – and end up raising 12 times your fundraising goal !

[VIDEO] Measure Of Success: Creating Tools And Process To Report Impact


Marie Palacios will explain what donors want to know, why it is crucial, and how to share your past achievements, so donors contribute to your future goals. Full Transcript: Steven: All right, Marie, I got 2:00 Eastern. Is it okay if I go ahead and get this party started? Marie: Absolutely.