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Normal Left the Party—Survey Reveals Associations Want Her Back

.orgSource

What should we call it—the New Normal, the Next Normal, Another Normal? Please let go of normal. When the DJ stopped playing oldies, Normal left the party.

Amplify Risk and Compliance Management in 5 Steps

360 Factors

While the fundamental theories of risk and compliance management that the industry operates on remain true, it is critical to remember that risk and compliance management strategies and methods developed decades ago incorporated the best tools available at the time.

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Planning an Event? Here are 5 Essential Things to Remember

Cadmium CD

Written by Alex Cordier, Business and Travel Writer. Planning an event can be stressful, so it’s important to get your ducks in a row. Here are 5 essential things to put at the top of your event-planning checklist to make sure nothing is left out! Venue and Catering.

It’s time we pay interview-stage job applicants for their time

Nonprofit AF

Quick note before we start: Several groups across the country are putting on a PEEP (Party to Enhance Equity in. Hiring Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion interviews job applicants job searching nonprofit

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.

13 Innovative Online Fundraising Ideas For Nonprofits & Charities

CauseVox

Online virtual fundraising is one of the most popular ways for nonprofits to raise money. With the majority of daily activities taking place over the web, it’s no surprise that we’ve also observed a rise in virtual fundraising.

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11 Practical Tips to Increase Online Donations for Churches | Donorbox

Donorbox

Nonprofits Source highlights that giving to religion (defined as giving specifically to congregations, denominations, missionary societies, and religious media) has consistently remained America’s single largest recipient of charitable giving.

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3 questions to ask during demos at AMS Fest

Nimble AMS

When you’re in the market for a new association management software (AMS) system, you need all of the information you can get. That’s why AMS Fest 2021 is the perfect place for you to be next week.

Nonprofits fared better in 2020 than first anticipated, survey finds

Candid

Many nonprofit leaders say that increased financial support from funders and the government helped their organizations fare better through 2020 than originally anticipated, a report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy finds.

Top 10 Instagram Tips for the Modern Nonprofit (2021)

Donorbox

Instagram is, without a doubt, a modern marketing powerhouse. As of 2021, Instagram has over 1.074 billion users. Among the major social networks, only Facebook and YouTube have more people logging in. The platform is growing fast.

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Super Useful Nonprofit Fiscal Year-End Action Strategies

Bloomerang

For many of you, this is your fiscal year-end. That means you need to make sure you don’t lose any of those donors you took such pains to acquire last year. It also means tying up loose ends to assure you don’t leave money on the table.

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.

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Use LinkedIn to Advance Their Missions

Classy

Given its member base of 756 million global professionals in over 200 countries, LinkedIn can be a powerful social media platform to help achieve your organization’s goals.

What Apple’s privacy changes mean for email open rates

M+R

Read time: 3 minutes. Apple recently made an announcement about upcoming privacy changes to their products that could have a major effect on how nonprofits do email work. . What’s happening?

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How To Write A Thank You Letter For Donations

Kindful

Writing a thank you letter is a professional courtesy that goes a long way in letting donors know you appreciate their generous contribution to your nonprofit. No matter how big or small the gift, a heartfelt thank you is always in order.

Why great IT support is mission-critical for nonprofits

Candid

If you are a nonprofit organization, IT support is more than just a luxury. It's mission-critical. As the world becomes increasingly technologically advanced, it is not enough to have an up-to-date website and social media presence.

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.

The Secret Formula for Effective Fundraising: 12141

Bloomerang

Has anyone ever asked you, “I just don’t get it. What’s the formula for effective fundraising?” . Well, here it is: 12141. Say this out loud: One Two One, Four One. Or another way: One to One, for One. Sounds good, but what does it mean?

Run, Walk, Ride Post-Pandemic Must Haves: 6 Strategies for Today’s Social Donors

One Cause

The post Run, Walk, Ride Post-Pandemic Must Haves: 6 Strategies for Today’s Social Donors appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post

Pre-register Now: The 4th Annual Digital Fundraising Summit

CauseVox

We’re excited to announce the upcoming 4th annual Digital Fundraising Summit! The Digital Fundraising Summit is a virtual conference designed to help nonprofit marketers and fundraisers thrive in today’s digital-first world.

The community approach to problem solving

Candid

Participatory grantmaking [i] is no longer new. And it’s here to stay. . To be clear, participatory grantmaking has never been new.

[ASK AN EXPERT] Should We Host a Major (Virtual) Donor Thank You Party?

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 fundraiser who wants advice on the effectiveness of major donor thank you parties. Dear Charity Clairity, .

Today’s Social Donors – 10 Facts Every Nonprofit Needs to Know

One Cause

The post Today’s Social Donors – 10 Facts Every Nonprofit Needs to Know appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post

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Donor identity: you should care about how donors see themselves

Hands on Fundraising

Understanding donor identity will strengthen your fundraising. My daughter recently graduated from Oberlin College. At the ceremony, speakers repeatedly encouraged the grads to go change the world. They were greeted with loud cheers.

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6 Things We Learned From Social Giving During a Time of Social Distance

NonProfit PRO

Social giving experiences were some of the most drastically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As we emerge from an extended period of social distancing, it’s important to reexamine how giving experiences and expectations have changed and what lessons we can learn from virtual fundraising.

[VIDEO] Creative Ways People Contribute to Community

Bloomerang

Lindsay Simonds will decode the top five most impactful ways people contribute to communities.

How Pride Month Helps Me Feel Seen

Charity Navigator

I vividly remember my first Pride march. It was my first summer in New York, and I really did not know what to expect. Through friends, I had gathered together a group of fellow queer folks, and we decided to attend a full weekend of activities planned by the official NYC Pride.

Life After Luminate CRM: Moving Forward with the Nonprofit Success Pack

Cloud 4 Good

It’s official: Blackbaud will shut down and cease all support for Luminate CRM (LCRM) on June 30, 2022. While this information might not come as a surprise, there is a clear path forward for your technology strategy as it relates to managing your constituents.

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Why Artificial Intelligence Doesn’t Work for Nonprofits (and How to Fix This)

NonProfit PRO

Oftentimes, artificial intelligence does not work for nonprofits. Not because of the people involved, but because of the challenges inherent in adopting new technologies. Below are the most common obstacles to AI in nonprofits and our recommendations on how to fix these problems. Software/Technolog

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Nonprofit Remote Work: Is Staying at Home Here to Stay?

Bloomerang

Would working out of the office vs. working help nonprofit organizations in the long term? The pandemic jet-fueled significant shifts in the world’s work-life pattern. Yet had COVID-19 hit twenty years earlier, the effect would have been far more devastating. .

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Building A Nonprofit Board That Understands Financial Stewardship

Kindful

Not every nonprofit board member needs to be a financial whiz to effectively serve on a board. But some general knowledge about financial literacy will bode well.

Bringing Your Nonprofit into Better HIPAA Compliance

TechSoup

There are an astonishing number of U.S. charities working in healthcare — just under 40,000. Some of the largest nonprofits in the country work in this field, which comprises over 12 percent of the charitable sector.

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Growing Your Monthly Donors Starts With the Little Things

NonProfit PRO

As I’m sure you can imagine, I receive questions about how best to grow monthly donor programs all the time. One of the first things I do is look at the organization’s website. How easy is it to find the monthly giving option? How easy is it to find the donation page to begin with? Monthly Giving

Nonprofit Communications Plan: How to Pick the Best Platform for Your Message

Bloomerang

This is part 4 in a 4-part series. Read part 1 and part 2 and part 3. . By now we know that your communication efforts will be much more effective when there is a clear plan in place.

3 Ways to Bake Success into Your Nonprofit Fundraising Strategy

Qgiv

Somewhere between Zoom meetings in your pajama bottoms and virtual holiday celebrations, a certain quarantine hobby may have snuck its way into your kitchen this past year. It involved finding the perfect mix of flour, yeast, water, and maybe a few other secret ingredients.

How One Nonprofit Used Google Workspace to Adapt to Pandemic Life

TechSoup

Springwater Wayland EMS (SWEMS) is a volunteer rural ambulance service that provides primary emergency basic life support transport service to 4,300 residents in 39 square miles in upstate New York.

The Ultimate Guide To Data Cleansing For Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Bad data is bad business, and there’s a cost to it: Inaccurate reporting, inefficient business process, and wasted time can equal a loss in donations. Read our best practices guide on tips for data cleansing,so you can make the most of your data and deliver an amazing supporter experience

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