2016

How Corporate Volunteering Programs Benefit Everyone

Connection Cafe

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook.

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Why We Do It: The Psychology Behind Volunteerism

VolunteerMark

Volunteering is something that betters our world, that much is certain. It helps countless groups of people who may be in need and offers assistance to crucially important nonprofits. But what draws people to volunteer their time and energy when they are not being compensated

Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I just read the new book from Sally Osberg, President and CEO of the Skoll Foundation, and strategy guru Roger Martin, Getting Beyond Better: How Social Entrepreneurship Works.

How Nonprofit Leaders Create An Authentic Personal Brand on Intsagram

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Instagram, the popular Millennial photo sharing site, is gaining traction with world leaders, government leaders and nonprofit executive directors.

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February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!

VisionLink

VisionLink Is Proud To Support 2-1-1s Do you know 2-1-1? Did you know that in 1997 the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta was the first to introduce a 2-1-1 service? 1 Later, in 2000, the Federal Communications Commission approved 2-1-1 nationwide as a short number in the United States.

4 Ways To Diversify Your Fundraising

Frogloop

Does your nonprofit rely one type of fundraising to bring in revenue or is it diversified? For example, a diverse fundraising program would include direct mail, telemarketing, foundation grants, online fundraising through email appeals, your website, social media, etc.

New book: “Advancement Services: Enhancing Fundraising Success”

Robert Weiner

CASE has just published the third edition of its guide to Advancement Services. The title of this edition is " Advancement Services: Enhancing Fundraising Success." The book was a labor of love for over 2 years by 25 of advancement services professionals, led and edited by the esteemed John Taylor.

Digital Strategies are Moving the Needle for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

By 2018, social media will be one of the most important channels for nonprofits, according to a study conducted by Forrester. But this really shouldn’t be news to any of us.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

Church events made easier with VolunteerMark

VolunteerMark

It’s the annual church carnival and volunteers are needed to make it a successful event for the community. Who’s bringing what? Who’s serving where? What donations are needed? It’s a lot to keep track of.

Commercial Availability: The Poison Pill for Marrakesh Treaty Implementation

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

If you can buy a book, you can’t borrow it. That’s the lobbying position of some companies in the intellectual property field when implementing the new Marrakesh Copyright Treaty. Marrakesh is intended to end the book famine for people who can’t read regular books because of their disability. Libraries for people who are blind or dyslexic are the primary source of accessible books in audio, large print or braille.

The Key to Great Year-End Fundraising? Your Brand.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr photo by Mallix. Note from Beth: We are in the “dog days of summer,” that quiet time of year when a lot of people are on vacation and we might catch a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower lighting up the night skies.

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The new Facebook Fundraising Tools could be a game changer for the nonprofit sector. Essentially a digital payment system that allows 2-tap giving by using a donor’s saved credit card information in their Facebook account, we are definitely entering a new era in online and mobile fundraising.

5 Steps to Consider When Rebranding Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

The decision to rebrand is a big step for many organizations. It can help your brand get with the times, help your team communicate more efficiently and help you engage with an appropriate audience.

An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

SocialFish

This is the first of a series of posts by David Blyer, Founder & CEO, DonorCommunity. ———– Social media has revolutionized the way we raise money, stay engaged with our current donors, and cultivate new donors.

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Growing Bigger, Staying Collaborative - 5 Tools for Building Non-Bureaucratic Organizations

Museum 2.0

One of my organization's core values is radical collaboration. We believe that partnerships build a stronger museum and a stronger community. We work with over 2,000 regional partners each year to develop exhibitions, festivals, programs, and projects.

4 Easy Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Pokémon GO to Engage People

Frogloop

Pok é mon GO has been all the rage the last couple of days. Pok é mon GO is a mobile app that sends its users out into the real world, using location technology to “catch” Pok é mon—yes, the actual animated little creatures—in the real world.

How to Build a Marketing Funnel Your Donors Will Love

John Haydon

Fundraising is quite a different game then it was even just a few years ago. Mobile and social media has donors constantly distracted (and bombarded) with messages from friends, brands, and competing causes.

Even More Benefits to Tracking Outcomes

Connection Cafe

In the fall 2015 issue of npENGAGE Magazine , my colleague Annie Rhodes wrote about our extensive outreach to the market to discover how measuring outcomes and impact are becoming essential to the philanthropic sector.

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The 2016 Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them.

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Simple Ways to Encourage People to Volunteer Their Time

VolunteerMark

Volunteers are the lifeblood of most non-profits and charitable organizations. Organizations that can’t hire as many employees as their for-profit counterparts turn to volunteers who give their own free time without expecting financial compensation

Major Gift Fundraising: 13 Expert Tips (Nonprofit Tech Carnival)

Donor Search

This month’s Fundraising Strategies & Nonprofit Tech Carnival is all about one thing: major gifts.

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: In the decade or so that I’ve been doing social media, I’ve always been an advocate of the “Listen, Learn, Adapt” approach to doing social and a decade later, it is still very important for success.

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36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the apps and tools listed below to significantly improve your web, email, social media, and visual content.

5 Steps to Target Donors for Year-End Fundraising Success

NonProfit Hub

Like most nonprofits, you’re going to spend a lot of time, attention, and money on fundraising to reap the rewards of a giving season that’s expected to see more than $30 billion in donations. And, like most organizations, I’m guessing you don’t have a lot of extra time or money. Not a problem.

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How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts

SocialFish

Social media has become the primary hub for marketing among brands of every size. Open platforms for engagement are an enticing and powerful tool, and the focus has really shifted from traditional media to digital advertising campaigns.

Why Are There So Few Nonprofit CRM Admins?

Idealware

Recently, we’ve been thinking a lot of about data and how to set nonprofit staffers up for success when implementing a new CRM.

Nonprofit Trends And Strategies You Need To Know

Frogloop

With a few months of 2016 under our belts, it's time to evaluate where we're at digitally, and if we're innovating quickly. What should nonprofits be focusing on for the remainder of the year, and what will produce the best ROI?

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2016 Nonprofit Communications Trends [INFOGRAPHIC]

John Haydon

Are you curious how your nonprofit’s marketing stacks up against your peers? Which marketing channels are most important to your peers? Do you share the same challenges faced by your peers?

Designing for Good #3 – Best of 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

For this Designing for Good episode, we’re showcasing the best examples of nonprofit storytelling of 2016. Timely, but why is nonprofit storytelling such a hot topic these days ?

EveryAction's 8 Most Useful Nonprofit Resources of 2016

EveryAction

No matter how you slice it, 2016 was a year to remember. With just a couple of weeks left, take stock of the most useful content from our blog and nonprofit content library and get a jumpstart on making 2017 the best year for your organization yet! The 2016 Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide.

Cast Your Vote for the DoGooder Awards

See What's Out There

Hosted with YouTube, the DoGooder National Awards attract thousands of participants from across the globe who support social causes and the compelling stories of people making change in the world. The post Cast Your Vote for the DoGooder Awards appeared first on The See3 Blog.

6 Must-Haves for Your Nonprofit's Website

Tech Soup Blog

A nonprofit fundraising website is a tremendous opportunity to increase donations and build support for your cause. It can help mobilize your existing supporters, bring in new donors, and serve as the online center of your campaign.