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Taking It Down to the Studs—Simplicity Streamlines AAHA’s Road to Excellence


“A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry What do Spotify, Robinhood, and HelloFresh have in common? Here’s a clue.

10 LinkedIn Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the eighth post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. Thank you!


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Top 5: Things to Do When Your Website Isn't Loading

Association TV

404 Error, 500 Internal Error, that dreaded buffering wheel or gray sad emoji. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Education Online Platforms Technology Top 5

How To Collect Feedback After Your Online Event

Cadmium CD

Meta description: Online event feedback is imperative in terms of finding out how your event performed and understanding what changes to make for your next event. link] Online events have been growing in popularity for a number of years now. However, the pandemic has certainly accelerated this trend.

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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 Climate Became a Top Priority of Financial Regulators

360 Factors

Financial regulators all across the world are increasingly focusing on climate-related regulations. This focus will necessitate new regulatory standards, processes, risk models, and modifications to risk management frameworks used throughout the financial sector.

[FREE WEBINAR] Why & How to Plan a Successful Golf Fundraiser in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Logan Foote , Education and Development Manager at GolfStatus. Cost: Free.

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Top 2021 Fundraising Strategies: Increase Your Donor Lifetime Value


This is part four in a six-part series. Read part one , part two , and part three. . In part one of this series, I outlined my top six fundraising strategies for 2021: . Investing in digital-first fundraising and marketing communications. Mastering online user experience and messaging.

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How to Ace Your Next Regulatory Exam without Spending a Fortune

360 Factors

How to Ace Your Next Regulatory Exam without Spending a Fortune. Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 01:00 PM CST. Complimentary Webinar. Register Today. Register for this Complimentary Webinar from 360factors. By clicking ‘SUBMIT’ you agree to our Privacy Policy.

[FREE WEBINAR] 6 Weeks to a Successful #GivingTuesday Campaign

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Christy Noel , VP of Digital Marketing Services at MobileCause. Cost: Free. GivingTuesday is right around the corner, but don’t stress!

How to Build an Engaged Online Community for Your Organization


Building a solid community online is all about being personable and relatable and interacting with your followers. Eighty-two percent (PDF) of people agree that social media is effective in getting more people discussing a good cause.

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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.

[ASK AN EXPERT] What To Do When Lead Development Staff Won’t Leave Their Desk


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.

Incorporating Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) into the Risk Management Framework

360 Factors

Risk intelligence generation will be crucial for banks because it provides critical information about how economies are rebounding from the epidemic and which sectors are recovering more swiftly than others. Each industry has easy access to intelligence about the national economy.

Survey: Nonprofits Consider Permanent Work From Home

NonProfit PRO

For nonprofits with positions that can accommodate remote work, more than half are considering permanent remote work options, according to NonprofitHR’s “Nonprofit Return to Workplace 2021 Pulse Survey Results.”. Executive Issues Staffing & Human Resources

The Death of the Open Metric (and other freak outs)


Are you freaking out about how Apple’s recent announcement regarding new privacy functionality of the upcoming iOS 15 might impact your email strategy? I was too! But then I took some deep yogic breaths and thought about it. We already know what to do about this and have the tools to do it.

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.

Solving the Donor Retention Rate Issue: The Case for Creating a Board-level Donor Thank You Committee


Do you know your organization’s donor retention rate? I’d bet not. . According to the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ 2020 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP), only 43.6% of the donors who made a gift in 2019 made another gift in 2020.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education


Foundations in the United States focus their funding priorities on many different issues. If your nonprofit is seeking funding, it’s critical to identify the foundations whose interests and funding priorities align with your own.

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Can fundraisers be both human and smart?

Hands on Fundraising

I received a lovely email from the Fundraising Everywhere folks. In it was a piece by Wayne Murray. He urged all of us in the nonprofit sector to be more human. That gets a rousing YES! From me. But then we veered from the big picture – keeping fundraising human – to tactics like font […].

How Culture Makes Cloud for Good a Great Place to Work

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good was recently recognized as one of the 2021 Best Small & Medium Workplaces by Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine.

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Finding the Best Consultant for Your Nonprofit: Taking a JEDI Approach


This is the third article in a three-part series on finding the best consultant for your nonprofit. Read parts one and two. . Studies have found that organizations that embrace a JEDI approach report improved impact, innovation, productivity, and increases in their bottom line.

Why Volunteers Are More Important Than Ever Before

NonProfit PRO

In normal years, volunteers are a precious resource. Think about 2021, when more than 90% of volunteering in the U.S. virtually shut down in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to VolunteerMatch. The question is: Can you bring these volunteers back into the fold? Volunteers

How Your Nonprofit Can Succeed with Cause Marketing

Wild Apricot

One day, Marco—who works in the nonprofit sector—needed a new reusable water bottle. After searching around, he narrowed his options down to two. One was recycled plastic, decently priced, and had great reviews. The other was similar, but

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Facebook for Nonprofits – 10 Tips and Best Practices | Donorbox


It’s not a secret that if a nonprofit wants to be successful in today’s fast-changing and complex world, it has to be present and active on social media networks. And the most prominent social media platform, without a doubt, is Facebook. Facebook boasts over 2.89

Don’t Get Lost in Translation: What Finance Needs from the Development System


Nonprofit financial reporting is the responsibility of the finance team.

Why Your Supporter Should Be at the Heart of Everything You Say

NonProfit PRO

As much as we all dislike encounters with me-focused people, we can sometimes slip into the same kind of mindset when talking with our donors in our online and offline fundraising programs.

[DOWNLOAD TEMPLATE] How to Found and Run a Nonprofit Remotely

Blue Avocado

Are you founding a nonprofit remotely? Download the free template here. A note from the author to Blue Avocado readers: A few years ago, I was stranded in Malta, a small island country and, with two friends, started to reach out to refugees in a local camp.

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Exponentially Increase Donations At Your Next Event With Facebook Fundraisers


If you’re looking to raise more money and awareness at your next event, consider incorporating Facebook Fundraisers as a part of your fundraising efforts.

5 Ways You Can Celebrate National Nonprofit Day


Here at Qgiv we celebrate nonprofits seven days a week. Of course, it’s nice to have a national holiday so we can celebrate a little louder than usual. On August 17, 1894, the Tariff Act was signed into law, which included exemptions for nonprofit organizations.

Great Fundraising Success or Falling Far Short? The Difference Is in the Planning

NonProfit PRO

The great composer Leonard Bernstein has been quoted as saying, “To accomplish great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.”

Make it Matter: How to Name Your Nonprofit Organization


How wonderful would it be if your nonprofit became a household name? Known by so many, easily recognizable, memorable, and garnering so much ongoing support. Naming a nonprofit can make it possible, but only if done in the right way.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 206: New Rules for Corporate Purpose


What is corporate purpose? What are the current rules for corporate purpose? And why do we need to redefine them?

What we know so far: NFTs, Twitch, and Tiltify


Read time: 6 minutes. Nonfungible Tokens (NFTs): What are they? My kids had a long phase when they spent their precious and meager allowance buying Pokémon cards. I have no idea why.

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Avoid the Triple Whammy: How a Mid-Level Program Can Save Major Gifts

NonProfit PRO

Typically, we see clogs in that pipeline in the mid-level range of giving. Donors get stuck at a mid-level point of giving because even though they are giving at higher levels, nonprofits are still cultivating them like a $20 donor.

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How Three Organizations Are Using Link2Feed to Fight Hunger


In the U.S. alone, more than 35 million people experienced hunger in 2019. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, an additional 42 million people, including 13 million children, could be added to that list. Web Development Impact Stories

A Look at bbcon 2021 for Corporations


In curating this year’s bbcon track for corporations, we felt it was important that the sessions reflected the shifts we are seeing in the corporate social responsibility landscape due to events that have occurred over the past 16+ months.