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22 Statistics About #GivingTuesday Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

#GivingTuesday 2020 is December 1 and below are important data about GivingTuesday donors to help your nonprofit create a successful campaign. The data from GivingTuesday comes from their 2019 GivingTuesday Impact Report and the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report data is based on the survey responses of 2,263 GivingTuesday 2019 donors. From GivingTuesday : 1) The estimated total of online and offline giving across sixty countries on GivingTuesday 2019 is $1.97 billion. $511 was given online in

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Fundraiser vs. Friendraiser vs. Waste of Time

The Fundraising Authority

Last night, I was watching an old episode of The Office (US version) that brought a common non-profit problem to mind. In this episode , Michael is getting chided (over the phone) by the corporate office for spending too much money holding office parties. After listing a number of events the Scranton branch has hosted over the past year, the voice on the other end of the line say, incredulously, “You held a tsunami-relief fundraiser that lost money…” To which Michael replies,

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40 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2020

Wild Apricot

Every month, I compile the internet's biggest list of free nonprofit webinars. As we get closer to the new year, it's time for nonprofits to take all we learned in 2020 and start planning for a successful 2021. This month, nonprofit experts are offering.

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Five Tips for Nonprofits to Avoid Virtual Fatigue

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dance Off Energizer on Zoom. It is uncertain exactly when we will be able to work together in our offices, although it is clear that our work will involve primarily digital connections with others for a while longer While the cloud of the global health and financial crisis are weighing on us, the technology we are using as our life line is prompting a new ailment – exhaustion.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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Top 6 Advantages and Disadvantages of E-Learning for Your Training

Gyrus

Learning in a classroom is a much preferable option for many students and professionals, but getting enrolled in an online course eLearning has also its own benefits.

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The Top 4 Most Effective Fundraising Appeal Envelopes

NonProfit Hub

If your donors don’t open your fundraising appeal letter it doesn’t even matter what’s inside it. It doesn’t matter how compelling the ask is, how great you told the story, or even how you made the donor the hero of that story. If they don’t open the envelope, they’ll never read all of your hard work. So, how do you get donors to open your fundraising appeal envelopes?

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Let's Be Honest

Museum 2.0

Many museum conferences have a moment of unfettered camaraderie and unvarnished joy--that moment is at karaoke. If you've not made it to one, not had the full heart of swaying with faraway conference friends as Wonderwall is sung with much more joy than the Gallagher's could imagine, you're in for a treat when you finally join us. It was one of those moments when I was standing on a banquet (why question the story now?

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How to Create a Fairly Meaningful Budget for 2021

Blue Fox

Sometimes budgets can feel like necessary evils instead of tools (how we think of them). Even scarier is creating a budget for 2021 after 2020’s dumpster fire of a year. Everything is uncertain. So, how can you plan for the future? Our CEO at Blue Fox recently spoke on this topic at Nonprofit Hub’s Cause Camp conference in October. [Video clip below] Here are some small steps to take to create a meaningful budget. 1.

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[FREE WEBINAR] 4 Fundraising Trends for 2021 and Beyond

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Classy. Cost: Free. Each year, Classy announces fundraising trends to look out for in the coming year, but unforeseen events and variables in 2020 made predicting this year’s trends, without a doubt, the most difficult yet. That being said, we’re uncovering our predicted trends for 2021 (and very likely, beyond) in this free webinar where you’ll walk away with the fundraising themes that have arisen and how you can capit

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

Speaker: Andrew Olsen, CFRE - EVP, Fundraising Solutions at DickersonBakker | Kat Landa, CFRE, CSD - SVP, Talent Solutions at DickersonBakker

Across the nonprofit sector, organizations invest heavily in donor retention efforts, yet the struggle of cultivating lasting relationships remains. While attracting new donors is crucial, the lack of repeat donors poses significant financial risks. Through a comprehensive analysis of industry data, experts argue that there is a direct correlation between donor burnout, donor retention, and the talent retention crisis.

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[FREE WEBINAR] 5 Powerful Strategies for Your 2021 Annual Fundraising Plan

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: MobileCause. Cost: Free. 2020 has presented nonprofits, and the world at large, with plenty of challenges and changes. In order to continue reaching new donors and growing your mission into the new year, you’ll need a focused annual giving plan that takes into account the new landscape of fundraising.

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New! Earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits is a blog and webinar series offered by Nonprofit Tech for Good. Those who register and attend all three webinars in the series will earn a “Certificate of Completion” in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good. The required three webinars are: Website & Email Best Practices for Nonprofits.

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[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (2 hours). Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10 (USD). This is the first of three webinars in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits. Those who attend all three webinars will earn of Certificate of Completion from Nonprofit Tech for Good.

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[FREE WEBINAR] Giving Tuesday & Welcome Wednesday: Tips, Strategies, and Templates to Help You Gain & Retain Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (2 hours). Presented by: Jeff Vogel of DonorPerfect. Cost: Free. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, digitally connecting with donors is more of a necessity than ever before. Last year, 27 million adults participated in Giving Tuesday, and this year, so many more will be seeking ways to contribute to the good that has been getting us through this challenging year.

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Nonprofits Are Leveraging the Cloud, but Does It Have to Be So Complex?

Effectively managing cloud technology is getting more complex. From cybersecurity concerns, vendor lock-in, cost increases, or lack of transparency on costs, it can quickly get out of control. Knowing what you can control and finding a platform that’s built with nonprofits in mind is key.

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6 Practical Tips for Promoting Your #GivingTuesday Campaign on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kristina Brunnler , Marketing Manager at MobileCause. In 2019, more than 20 billion social media impressions were made on #GivingTuesday. With so much noise on social channels during this global day of giving, you may be wondering how your nonprofit can stand out and more effectively fundraise for its mission. Below are simple, yet often overlooked, social media tips to help your nonprofit’s campaign get noticed this #GivingTuesday.

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10 Donation Page Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the third post in a year-long blog and webinar series called 101 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! According to the 2019 Blackbaud Charitable Giving Report , online giving grew 6.8% in 2019 and accounts for 8.7% of a nonprofit’s total revenue – and those numbers will continue to grow.

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16 Online Job Boards for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The bad news? Tens of millions are out of work worldwide due to the COVID-19 crisis. The good news? The economy will eventually bounce back and a record number of new employment opportunities will be available and many of these future jobs will be remote. Nonprofits that embrace flexible work movement experience many benefits , such as increased productivity and retention and decreased expenses and pollution contribution.

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New! Earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits is a blog and webinar series offered by Nonprofit Tech for Good. Those who register and attend all three webinars in the series will earn a “Certificate of Completion” in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good. The required three webinars are: Website & Email Best Practices for Nonprofits.

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Nonprofit Technology Kick Start: Free World Class Board Meeting Software

Looking for cost reductions for your nonprofit? Why not consider modernizing with a digital board management system that's designed to work with remote meetings, with immediate cost reductions if you still distribute paper packets to members? Get going in less than an hour on a fully hosted cloud solution built on the latest technology that runs on any device - from desktops to tablets and smartphones - without any installation.

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3 Infographic Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Amelia Kohm, Ph.D. , is the founder of Data Viz for Nonprofits , a design consultancy that delivers high-quality visualizations that help organizations to quickly grasp their data, improve their work, and show their impact. Seems nonprofit communications folks everywhere have jumped on the infographic bandwagon. The thinking goes something like this: if they won’t pay attention to what we have to say about climate change, homelessness, or education in written form, maybe they will if we say it i

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[FREE WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. This is the first webinar in Heather’s year-long blog and webinar series called 101 Best Practices for Nonprofits. Packed with practical advice and customized for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this webinar will stress the importance of professional website design and strategic email marketing and fundraising.

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[FREE WEBINAR] Introduction to Google Analytics for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Josh Kashorek , Director of Marketing at Journity . Nearly everyone has Google Analytics installed on their websites, but they should. This free analytics service offers a deep look at what people are doing on your website and provides a treasure trove of data to help your nonprofit make the critical decisions needed to boost marketing performance.

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8 Must-Have Integrations for Your Nonprofit CRM

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Erin Booker , Head of Content at Funraise , a fundraising platform built for fundraisers by fundraisers with 20+ third-party integrations. We’ve talked a lot recently about taking your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy digital. How to make the transition to virtual events, social fundraising, and livestream everything. But what if you’ve already been dipping your toes in that sparkling water?

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Donor Engagement Guide: 8 Key Steps to Better Retain and Engage Donors

Are your donors your biggest fans, or are you lacking donor loyalty? The truth is, your donors have expectations of what their relationship with your organization should look like. This ebook will help you learn how to live up to those expectations!

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6 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Acquire New Donor Prospects

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Robin L. Cabral, MA, CFRE, MFIA , founder of Development Consulting Services , which serves both fundraising professionals and executive directors new to fundraising, wanting to excel in their fundraising role, or advance in their career. She provides proven fundraising strategies, tactics, and tools including coaching, training, and content for fundraising success.

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10 Must-Know Stats About COVID-19 Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Survey closed June 1 and the full results will be released September 14 in the third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report. 7,008 survey respondents from 81 countries indicated in the survey that they had donated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and some characteristics of these donors are listed below. It’s worth noting that 68% of the COVID-19 donors were female, 31% male. 41% were Baby Boomers, 24% Millennials, 22% Gen X, 11% Matures, and 2%

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10 Blogging Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the third 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! Related Webinar: Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits. With more than 500 million blogs worldwide, many nonprofits may think that the world does not need another blog, but that’s simply not the case.

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6 Reasons Why People Do Not Donate Money to Charity

Nonprofit Tech for Good

15,285 people worldwide participated in the survey for the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report. Of those, 1,817 responded that they had not donated money to charity within the last 12 months. Here are six reasons why: 1) 42% responded that they do not give money to charity because they do not have the financial resources. 2) 22% volunteer in lieu of donating money. 3) 17% donate food or goods in lieu of donating money. 4) 12% don’t trust organizations to spend their money well. 5) 7% prefer to

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Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Organizations like yours are increasingly realizing that technology adoption is only as good as the technology you choose. Statistics from a 2014 NTEN study show that seriously investing resources in training for your staff corresponds to higher adoption and ultimately technology effectiveness. In this report, we’ll give you a high-level overview of how to get your organization in shape for technology adoption and best practices for facilitating this critical process.

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How Micro-Donations Can Make a Big Impact for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kaley Aposporos , Content Writer at GoFundMe Charity. In the nonprofit industry, we often hear the phrase “every dollar counts” or “together, we can make a big difference.” And there’s a reason for that. Time over time, we’ve seen what nonprofit communities can do when we rally together to support a cause. As large donors tighten their spending, you may be wondering how to get charity donations during a global pandemic.

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5 Online Strategies to Encourage Recurring Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Lindsey Himphill , Digital Marketing Strategist at MobileCause – a nonprofit technology company that pioneered text-to-donate and also offers an extensive suite of online, mobile, and event fundraising solutions. Recurring donations are the most sustainable source of income for most nonprofit organizations. In fact, monthly donors donate 440% more to charity over their lifetime than one-time donors.

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7 Ways Nonprofits Can Automate Donor Retention

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Christy Smaglio , Instructional Writer at Donor Perfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. Donor retention is a crucial aspect of a productive fundraising strategy. Keeping donors can undoubtedly be hard work but, a loyal donor base is vital in sustaining the work you do and furthering your mission. While a good deal of time and resources will be dedicated to this effort, certain aspects of donor retention can be made easy.

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