2020

10 Facebook Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the sixth 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!

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.

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Setting The Tone: The Impact of Music Choice in Video Development

Association TV

Why do people love to meticulously create curated playlists for events, for their day or for a certain mood? Well, it’s because they want to evoke a specific feeling or vibe with every selected tune.

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CASE Leverages Acumen to Identify Opportunities to Improve Retention and Recruitment

Association Analytics

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) selected Acumen as their business intelligence platform to gain more insight into members’ needs. CASE is the global non-profit association dedicated to educational advancement—alumni relations, communications, development, marketing, and advancement services—who share the goal of championing education to transform lives and society

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

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

Remote Work for Associations: 5 Real-World Techniques and Tips

Gravitate

Gravitate Solutions has actively supported teleworking /remote work for our whole team from our founding in 2007. 85% of our people are located at one of our two office locations (Alexandria, VA and Springfield, MO) but we also have individual employees working in 6 states and 3 countries.

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?

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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. organizational-management

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3 Strategies for Effective Nonprofit E-Learning

The Nerdy NonProfit

By Guest Contributor, Amy Morrisey , Artisan E-Learning. Many nonprofits are interested in using e-learning to train staff members and volunteers. It can reach a larger number of people in a shorter amount of time than in-person training.

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Honoring Our Veterans

VisionLink

Visionlink joins with Americans nationwide to honor our military servicemembers, their families, and our nation's veterans today, November 11th. We ask of these good people their willingness to offer the ultimate sacrifice for our country. We do not take that request, or their offer, lightly.

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.

[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.

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Two Qualities Donors Need To See Before They Invest Big

The Fundraising Authority

As fundraisers, we often focus on planning and tactics: what five things are we going to do to raise $200,000 this year? How are we going to shift our direct mail strategy to find more mid-level donors? What’s our social media fundraising plan ? Tactics are important. Strategy is important.

Venmo vs Paypal – which one to choose for nonprofits?

Whole Whale

Credit cards, checks, cash — the typical means of exchanging money are looking at some stiff competition in the world of apps. Venmo is one of many mobile payment services that allow users to link their bank accounts of debit cards and send money to friends, family, and now, nonprofits.

Our Takeaway from ASAE Annual: An Increasing Demand for Data Insights

Association Analytics

Last week our team had the opportunity to attend the ASAE Annual virtual conference. As a key sponsor of the event, we spoke with many association teams at our virtual booth to learn how they are adapting and responding to changes in the market

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.

Nucleus named data analytics solution of the Association Laboratory Research Alliance

Gravitate

Gravitate Solutions is pleased to report that Nucleus has been named the official data analytics solution for the Association Laboratory Research Alliance.

The Woman Behind the Blue Fox Logo: An Interview with Juhli Greene

Blue Fox

The f amous art director Paul Rand said, “ Design is the silent am bassador of your b rand. ” In my opinion, no truer words c ould des cribe the art of branding. A log o is a window into the values, traits and personality of a company. Get it right and your lo g o ( a.

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How to attract new members in a budget-conscious world

Nimble AMS

What can you do to recruit new members when money is tight? Attracting new members to your association is always a top priority. Even in normal times, it takes continued, focused effort. But, what do you do in unusual times like these, when many people have become more budget-conscious?

27 Amazing Nonprofit Podcasts To Check Out In 2020

Wild Apricot

You'll find inspiring and educational podcasts on every topic from social media and nonprofit technology to cause marketing and fundraising ideas. Check out these 27 great podcasts for nonprofits to get started

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.

Introducing our Webinar On-Demand Series

The Nerdy NonProfit

Your digital presence is more crucial than ever before. That’s why we regularly host live and on-demand webinars. Since 2018, ArcStone has been committed to helping our nonprofit friends learn more about how to engage their audiences.

Foar From Home: Go For Tomorrow

DipJar

Four Veterans. 3,000 Nautical Miles. 50 Days. In December 2021, four Veterans will launch from the Canary Islands to row 3,000 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean to Antigua in effort to raise awareness for Veteran PTSD and Veteran Suicide.

Why the Most Advanced Disaster Relief Software Saves You Time & Money

VisionLink

Visionlink announces new disaster relief and disaster operations modules, and now all listed on one page to share with your staff and stakeholders. See the list now: [link] Saving Time and Money Like No Other We license differently — once a user is licensed, they can use any module at any time.

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.

A 10 Step Guide to a Throwing a Successful Fundraising Event

The Fundraising Authority

Charity events are a popular form of fundraising. While they can be great money makers for an organization, they can also be time consuming and expensive. The success of charity events depends on careful planning. To help you ensure that your fundraising event is a winner, here are ten major components that you must incorporate into your event plan, regardless of the specific fundraising event ideas you use: 1.

4 Ways to Measure Volunteer Program Return on Investment (ROI)

Volunteer Hub

Your organization’s volunteer program is an important driver toward mission. Here are 4 ways to measure volunteer program ROI and ensure you are getting the highest amount of value. Chances are, volunteers play an important role in your organization.

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How Data is Helping Associations Become More Agile

Association Analytics

There’s a growing demand for data within associations to help inform decision-making during this time of uncertainty and change.

Leveraging Virtual Event Platforms

Gravitate

Covid-19 has changed the way associations engage with their members and the industry as a whole.

Raise More Money - 4 Financial Secrets for Fundraisers

Blue Fox

Fundraisers certainly have their work cut out for them this year. Coronavirus. Racism. Unemployment. Riots. Business closures. Natural disasters. A contentious election year. All of these make for a super challenging fundraising environment. So, what’s a fundraising organization to do?

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5 Podcasts Every Event Professional Should Listen To

AccelEvents

While there are lots of different ways to learn the ins, the outs, and the latest trends in the event industry, listening to a podcast is probably one of the easiest and most entertaining ways to do it! . In the last several years, podcasts have grown in popularity.

38 Free Nonprofit Webinars for December 2020

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in December 2020 that the Internet has to offer

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Matching Donation and Discount Requests with Cloud Strategy

TechSoup

At TechSoup, we strive to keep great digital tools available for your nonprofit. We also work to keep the companies that provide these offers satisfied that they are achieving their intended social impact.

How to set up and raise money with YouTube Fundraising

Whole Whale

YouTube is the #2 search engine (second to Google.com) where people find information in video form online. There are also many amazing nonprofits on YouTube that have over 100k subscribers, but subscribers aren’t donors. The question is: how do you raise money on YouTube as a nonprofit?

The Lessons of Coordinating Care from 9/11

VisionLink

Reflecting on the anniversary of 9/11 this year, we honor those working in the Towers, the first responders and all of their families and friends—and all Americans who woke up to a changed nation.

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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.