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How to Think Like an Entrepreneur and Why You Should Want to


My fascination with technology began when I realized it would help me become better at something I love—dealing with challenging problems. Originally,orgSource was focused on software and hardware solutions.

Must-Read Digital Marketing & Fundraising Reports for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The reports listed below offer much-needed data to help your nonprofit, NGO, or charity craft your 2021-22 digital marketing and fundraising strategy. If you would like to suggest a specific report be added to the list, please contact Heather Mansfield or post a link in the comment section below.

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The Value of Knowing Your Website’s Conversion Rate

Byte Technology

Website Conversions. When you are in the process of growing your online business, there are essential metrics you will need to track to ensure that your business is expanding. One of those crucial metrics is your website’s conversions.

Does your thank you letter really matter?

Hands on Fundraising

Your thank you letter matters. I recently saw an opinion that I couldn’t disagree with more. I’m paraphrasing, but it went something like this: Donors should be happy with whatever thank you letter they get. Worrying about a real signature or other things is a sign of donor dominance.

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.

Racialized and marginalized people are exhausted. We need a break from talking and thinking about inequity and injustice all the time.

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, the weather is finally nice in Seattle, so I want to finish this blog post quickly and take. Personal Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion diversity equity inclusion nonprofit racialized and marginalized

8 Best Practices for Fall 2021 Golf Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By – an event management platform specifically for golf fundraisers. While social distancing restrictions are beginning to loosen, large fundraising events like galas and auctions are likely still on pause for the rest of the year.

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8 Practical SEO Tips & Best Practices for Nonprofits | Donorbox


If you’ve read any blog posts on marketing these days, you must have heard about SEO. While it might seem like just another digital marketing buzzword, SEO is a must for almost any organization operating in the modern world, including for nonprofits. So, what is SEO?

Three Updates to the ACCME Disclosure Process That All Medical Education Planners Should Know

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Project Manager, George Heitzmann.

8 Nonprofits Championing Environmental Sustainability on Earth Day


Environmental sustainability is an ongoing movement, and Earth Day is an excellent reminder of our role. We’re acknowledging eight nonprofits leading the charge with dedicated fundraising campaigns as communities unite to support a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable planet.

Tips To Attract & Retain Skilled Volunteers That Grow Your Nonprofit


The growth of any nonprofit requires the constant evaluation of where their untapped potential resources lie. . A famous demonstration of this in action concerns McDonald’s.

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.

10 Quick Tips to Create a Great Monthly Giving Program


When it comes to non-profit fundraising, monthly giving (otherwise known as recurring giving) reigns supreme. Although big donations are valuable and should still be pursued, recurring giving programs provide a reliable source of income for your nonprofit.

Three Updates to the ACCME Disclosure Process That All Medical Education Planners Should Know

Cadmium CD

Written by CadmiumCD Project Manager, George Heitzmann.

5 Unethical Social Media Practices All Nonprofits Should Avoid

NonProfit PRO

So much bad behavior happens on social media that it may be impossible to believe that there are any ethics involved. As we know, two of the biggest hallmarks of successful fundraising are trust and transparency with your donors.

[ASK AN EXPERT] Should I Publicize the Amount of a Major Gift?


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 needs advice on best practices around acknowledging and recognizing major gifts. .

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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.

Leveling up your major gifts program


It has been quite a year. As we emerge from the depths of the pandemic, we must remember that never in the history of the United States have we experienced an equitable recovery to a disaster or recession. Instead, such events have intensified race, health, and wealth disparities.

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26 Strategies to Take Your Fundraising To The Next Level


Fundraising Top Posts

Emerson College Students Create a Diverse Book Campaign for Boston Public Schools While Studying Charity Navigator's DEI Goals

Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator is committed to promoting a more equitable social sector by encouraging both nonprofits and donors to consider aspects of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in their decision-making.

Nonprofit Content Creation: Back-To-The Basics of the Writing Process


The Writing Process. So, you want to write new content; or maybe you need to write new content. You’ve heard how important storytelling is for communicating your mission and message but let’s face it – you haven’t written a story since high-school English class.

June 8 is Equal Pay Day for nonprofit CEOs


Today (March 24), is Equal Pay Day. Although it may sound like a holiday, it is not a day of celebration. Instead, it is a day to increase awareness that we are not all paid equally for our labor.

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501 C3 Vs 501C4 : Key Differences and Insights for Nonprofits


You have an issue you feel passionately about. You’ve identified an unmet need and determined an organizational solution. You have created your mission statement and recruited others who care about this issue to make a commitment to serve on your Board of Directors.

The Hybrid Fundraising Event Model

NonProfit PRO

It’s been over a year since the pandemic changed all of our lives. 2020 really tested us all in a multitude of ways. For nonprofit organizations, perhaps the biggest and most important challenge was understanding how to move the mission forward.

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10 Outstanding Nonprofit Sponsorship Request Letter Samples


For nonprofits, one thing is certain: securing sponsorships with allies in the for-profit world is one of the most important steps you can take on the path to reaching your fundraising goals.

“Don’t be evil”: Using Google Ad Grants to tackle societal problems


Google has emerged as one of the most influential and powerful organizations of our time. Its product is so ubiquitous it’s commonly used as a verb. Starting out as one of many search engines, Google has since branched out into software, mobile devices, and other technology ventures. .

How to Create a 501(c)(3) Tax-Compliant Donation Receipt


The holiday giving season, the most significant part of the year for nonprofit fundraising, is now behind us. Many donors choose to give to nonprofits at the end of the year.

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Don’t Let COVID-19 Stop Your Spring Events – Go Virtual!


The combination of COVID-19, a tough winter, and stressful events in the news has made it difficult to focus on the bright side. But think about how uplifting it feels after finding yourself in a casual conversation over the phone.

Debunking 7 Common Myths For New Nonprofit Professionals

Get Fully Funded

You’re ready to save the world, right? Chances are, you’re not starting work with a nonprofit with that level of naivete, but you do want to make a meaningful difference for a cause you care about.

The 2021 Child Tax Credit - What Parents Need to Know

Blue Fox

Attention parents who are taxpayers! That should be all of you, ha-ha). The recent changes to the 2021 child tax credit is something you should understand. Yes, the tax credit will help struggling families.

Best practice is our only product practice

Nimble AMS

One of the core product principles at Nimble AMS is “Best practice is our only practice.”. At our core, we reflect regularly, monitor progress, and continuously improve. We adopt best practices to help us scale and do the right things, consistently.

14 Top Conferences that Nonprofit Professionals Should Attend in 2021


Conferences are an invaluable resource for any professional. They provide insights from industry leaders, forums for questions, access to developing technology and research, and long-lasting networking opportunities.

Libraries pivot to survive pandemic


“Libraries store the energy that fuels the Imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life,” said famed writer and producer Sidney Sheldon.

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 178: The Digital Norm

NonProfit PRO

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Online Fundraising Digital strategy

Access Your Facebook and Instagram Fundraising Data in Classy Reporting


In June 2020, we announced the Classy for Facebook Integration , which combines the power of Classy Peer-to-Peer fundraising with the world’s largest social media platform.

Step by Step Guide on How to Run a Silent Auction – Donorbox


Has your organization been thinking about running a silent auction? This can be a great way to raise funds and engage your donors. Participants often find them more exciting than a traditional live auction. There’s less pressure on bidders and much more of a “feel good” factor.

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How Technology Helped Zero to Three + Harold Grinspoon Foundation Through A Crisis

Cloud 4 Good

During the recent 2021 Nonprofit Technology Conference, Cloud for Good Founder and CEO Tal Frankfurt met virtually with two pioneering leaders utilizing Salesforce to innovate in the nonprofit space during COVID-19: Zero to Three Chief Technology Officer Edima Elinewinga and Harold Grinspoon Foundation Chief Information Officer Eric Jordan.