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Finding Stability in the ContinuousNext


Remember the good old days? Once every three years, you gathered the board and staff in a conference room with baked goods, a lot of caffeine, and a facilitator. They produced what was euphemistically called a strategic plan. Often this document had more in common with a laundry list than strategy.

9 Ways to Use Text Messaging for Your Virtual Fundraising Event

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Emily Rose Patz , Senior Copywriter at DonorPerfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. Text messaging remains a surefire way to get more eyes on your communications. In fact, over 95% of text messages are read within 3 minutes of delivery.


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Tag, You're It! Taking Your Digital Transformation To The Next Level

Association TV

We’ve come to the end of this series, where I slowly but surely, give you tools and insights that you can implement to bring your association into the future. But, since it’s been a while, I’ll sum up the major points.

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RCSA for Enterprise Risk Management Automation

360 Factors

RCSA (Risk Control Self-Assessment) reports are essential for controlling and reducing risks in the enterprise, but they can be difficult to administer and report on.

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.

The real reasons many organizations are still unable to diversify their board, staff, fundraising committees, etc.

Nonprofit AF

Hi everyone, sorry this post is a day late (my laptop updated at the most inconvenient time last night and. Board Relations Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion board of directors diversity nonprofit boards white moderates

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The Core of Any Good Nonprofit Story – Struggle and Overcoming


Imagine a story where someone was born, everything went perfectly from beginning to end, and then the story was over. Where is the intrigue? Where is the interest? Where is the excitement? Where is the lesson learned? Where is the transformation?

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More Trending

Lincoln Savings Bank Selects 360factors’ Predict360 Risk and Compliance Intelligence Platform

360 Factors

-->. Lincoln Savings Bank Selects 360factors’ Predict360 Risk and Compliance Intelligence Platform. Press Release. Live Broadcast Starts: Home / Press Releases / Lincoln Savings Bank Selects 360factors’ Predict360 Risk and Compliance Intelligence Platform. AUSTIN, TX | May 4, 2021 – 360factors, Inc.

[WEBINAR] How to Build An Online Community With Social Media In Uncertain Times


Learn how to adjust your social media marketing strategy for your nonprofit after a tumultuous year! The COVID-19 pandemic, a polarizing political climate, and overwhelming calls for racial justice have upended the entire nonprofit landscape. It is no longer business as usual.

What Anti-Maskers Can Teach Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

For the last two years, I’ve been studying the impact of identity on prosocial behavior; it’s the topic of my doctoral dissertation. This idea informs the fundraising copy that I write for our clients at Turnkey. Last week, I saw an interesting example of how identity influences attitudes.

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10 Reasons to Attend the Collaborative: Virtual Sessions


This is a guest post written by event planner Alexa Steevens on the Classy events team. The Collaborative: Virtual Sessions , hosted by Classy , is an online conference designed exclusively for nonprofit and social sector professionals.

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.

Your Social Media Strategy: What You Need to Know

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Your Social Media Strategy: What You Need to Know. Social media is essential to the livelihood of any organization, big or small.

Is Privacy for Everyone (Including Donors) Dead?


“I’m increasingly inclined to think that there should be some regulatory oversight, maybe at the national and international level, just to make sure that we don’t do something very foolish. I mean with artificial intelligence we’re summoning the demon.” – Elon Musk.

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Why Your Board Needs a Technology and Infrastructure Committee

NonProfit PRO

Investing in technology and innovation is challenging, but can generate a significant return on the investment. Leverage the board to improve the organization’s abilities and successful mission delivery.

The sgENGAGE Episode 193: Preparing for Budget Shifts


There’s always something that can throw your organization’s budget off track.

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.

Is your technology ready for the next generation of members?

Nimble AMS

Get ready to engage the next generation of members! Join us and on May 19 at 2:00 p.m. for a free virtual seminar hosted by Nimble AMS and.orgCommunity that will help you take new member engagement to the next level. And attendees of the live seminar will receive 1 CAE credit!).

[VIDEO] Where to Find Potential Donors to Support Your Cause


Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a workshop focused on finding potential supporters for your nonprofit organization. Chad will review the best practices in fundraising prospect identification and provide practical tips for how small nonprofits can maximize their network.

The NonProfit Voice Ep 45: A Dive Into Leadership, Fundraising, Tech & More!

NonProfit PRO

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice, Nhu Te, editor-in-chief of NonProfit PRO, is joined by Dan Clasgens, digital marketing supervisor at Disabled American Veterans, and Chris Dingus, senior client success manager at Hustle.

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Friend, teacher, fire-brand: Simone Joyaux has died

Hands on Fundraising

Simone Joyaux has left us. Her spirit never will. I knew of Simone for many, many years before I had the pleasure to meet her in person. Her website is a treasure trove for anyone trying to better understand the role of boards and fundraising.

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Bright Idea: Hybrid Scavenger Hunt Fundraiser


Who they are. For more than 60 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.

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8 Tried-and-True (Secret) Individual Donor Fundraising Action Tips


My last article of this two-part series, “ Nonprofit Giving Trends and Future Fundraising Strategy ,” began a discussion of smart fundraising strategies to take advantage of best practices and current trends.

More Recurring Gifts From Digital Approaches

NonProfit PRO

Face-to-face/door-to-door fundraising, also known as canvassing, came to a screeching halt during COVID-19. For organizations that picked those strategies back up again in late 2020, the good news is the number of sustainers is up and retention rates are also up. .

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What Nonprofits Need to Know About the Apple iOS 14 Update


In an effort to strengthen user privacy and informed data use, Apple recently launched changes that apply to iOS 14 devices and others moving forward. Specifically, this change requires that apps in the App Store provide a prompt to iOS 14 users if they’re doing any “tracking” activity.

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The Mother-Led Movement to Save Our Kids’ Climate

Saleforce Nonprofit

By: Devi Thomas, VP of Marketing Communications at; and Frida Berry Eklund, Founder of Our Kids’ Climate. This Mother’s Day, I find myself pondering how much my kids have actually taught me. Even as a child, I was always drawn to all the great causes out there.

Common Reasons Why New Nonprofits Fail and How to Avoid It: Part Two


Wherever there’s a problem, there will be someone trying to fix it to various degrees of success. The nonprofit sector does just that, applying itself to make things better with a can-do spirit and that tangible sense of optimism. If only optimism was enough!

How to Use a News Story to Support Your Major Gift Ask

NonProfit PRO

Below is a perfect example from our colleague Diana Frazier on how she advised a major gift officer to use a news story to support a major gift ask. I am going to explain exactly how it happened so you can copy the idea for your situation. Major Gifts Major Donors Major Gift Ask Major-gift officer

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5 Unique Ways to Thank Recurring Donors


Any supporter who chooses to make a recurring donation to your nonprofit—whether it’s once a month, once a quarter, or once a year —is demonstrating their ongoing commitment to your mission in a way that should be recognized. .

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Your Digital Donor Thank-You Kit (Free E-Book)


Download the Guide » Even through crises, your donors will support your nonprofit goals. How do you keep them around, now that fundraising is taking place entirely online? It all starts with a heartfelt “thank you.”

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[ASK AN EXPERT] What is the Purpose of Publicizing Legacy Gifts?


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 how to shine a light on their legacy giving program by publicizing bequests. .

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6 Essential Membership Management Tools for 2021

NonProfit PRO

2020 presented a heap of challenges for membership organizations. Association leaders had to adjust to remote operations and figure out how to keep members engaged without the benefit of in-person interactions. .

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5 Ways Neuroscience Helps Your Nonprofit Understand Donor Behavior


This donor behavior post is written by UNICEF’s senior coordinator and featured speaker at the 2021 Collaborative: Virtual Sessions , Francesco Ambrogetti. You’ll find features of the forthcoming book, Hooked on a feeling.

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What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations

WBT Systems

What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations. Read more about What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations

Report calls for shift to more equitable evaluation practices


Reprinted from PND. A report from the Equitable Evaluation Initiative (EEI) and Grantmakers for Effective Organizations highlights how foundations are working to integrate an equity lens into their evaluation practices.

The Importance of Circular Management

NonProfit PRO

When you think of management going forward, begin to think in terms of understanding circular management. Study the elements of top-down, bottom-up and sideways management. Executive Issues Circular Management Nonprofit Leadership Top-Down Leadership

6 Week Communication Roadmap for Nonprofit Events


The ever-increasing digital nature of event planning has thrown a virtual wrench into the fundraising gears of nonprofits large and small.