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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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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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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. k.a. your silent am bassador) can be the most effective sales person on your team. ​ As Director of Marketing for Blue Fox , I think our founder and graph ic des igner struck blue gold when they brought alive, Pe

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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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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. Paul Lore (United States Marine Corps) , Cameron Hansen (United States Air Force) , A.M. ‘Hupp’ Huppmann (United States Navy) , and Billy Cimino (United States Army) chose to take on The Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge over a year ago an

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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. Leveraging volunteerism can, and probably is, helping your nonprofit fill critical roles and take steps towards obtaining its mission.

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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. This growth is most likely because podcasts offer listeners an alternative way to access and engage with other event professionals and industry experts. .

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4 Tips for Using Facebook Fundraising for Year-End Giving

Achieve

The temperatures are dropping, holiday carols are being sung, and we as a society are collectively eating more pie than during any other time of the year. This festive atmosphere can only mean one thing— year-end-giving has begun. If you’re like most nonprofits, you probably started planning your year-end giving strategy months ago. However, there’s no denying that this year and all of its challenges may have called for an adjustment to those plans.

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How to Design a Seamless & Personalized Digital Donor Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio

The average nonprofit uses five or more different software platforms to create their donor’s journey, making the experience clunky and disjointed. If you want to design a magical online giving experience for donors, making their journey as seamless as possible is key. In this webinar with expert Tim Sarrantonio, you’ll learn the fundamental steps to create an immersive and personalized online giving experience for your donors.

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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 Power of Plans, Peers, and Pivots

VQ Strategies

At the start of 2020, we at VQ Volunteer Strategies were training and coaching four different cohorts of organizations. While each was designed to help organizations engage volunteers to deliver on mission, the focus of each cohort varied significantly, including one focused on building capacity of food pantries, another on engaging volunteers to deliver para-pastoral care, another with the goal of certifying organizations as Service Enterprise, and a fourth dedicated to piloting innovations in

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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!

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Ways To Use Zoom Breakout Rooms To Increase Meeting Engagement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We are only about one month into the world’s largest work from home experiment. This means spending a big part of our day sitting in front of a screen that looks like the Brady Brunch. It has surfaced a new technology affliction: Zoom Overload. . There are number of reasons we feel exhausted from zoom meetings as Jeremy Bailenson, Virtual Human Interaction Lab points out.

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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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70 New Year's Resolutions For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

With 2021 fast approaching, it's time to identify your New Year's Resolutions for next year. To get you started, how about selecting one or more of these 70 New Year's resolutions for leaders? Perhaps write down five to ten and then between now and January 1, think about which couple you want to work on during 2021. Don't micromanage Don't be a bottleneck Focus on outcomes, not minutiae Build trust with your colleagues before a crisis comes Assess your company's strengths and weaknesses at all t

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Can the collective impact methodology accelerate the church’s mission?

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Jeffrey Salisbury Spring 2020 Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Collectively, churches comprise the largest segment of the nonprofit sector in America. They also represent the largest accumulation of assets and human capital. Moreover, the Church is diverse: racially, geographically, vocationally, socio-economically.

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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? YouTube actually has two main donation tools with different registration requirements.

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Top 4 Use Cases Of LMS For Training Retail Workforce

Gyrus

Understanding the major Use Cases of an LMS for Retail training is important for retail outlets that wish to boost the productivity of their retail workforce.

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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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VolunteerHub’s integration with Salesforce Dramatically Impacts Miriam’s Kitchen Bottom-Line

Volunteer Hub

Miriam’s Kitchen is using VolunteerHub to recruit volunteers, engage corporate partners, and positively impact its bottom-line while increasing impact through the software’s integration with Salesforce. Miriam’s Kitchen has been a staple in the Washington, D.C. community for over 37 years. The nonprofit organization, founded in 1983 , is focused on meeting the urgent needs of those who are experiencing homelessness in Washington D.C.

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10 Top Virtual Events from the Tech Industry

AccelEvents

One of the best ways to showcase new tech designs and products is through an industry event. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic and major event shutdowns across the globe, industries have been forced to get creative. Ever since virtual events first became possible, the tech industry has been all over this space. And now, more than ever, tech has risen to the challenge and hosted some of the biggest most important tech virtual events this year. .

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Donor Appreciation: 4 Virtual Strategies for Nonprofits

Achieve

It has been quite a year thus far. Due to COVID-19, your nonprofit staff members are probably now working from home, you’ve had to pivot fundraising strategies, and your organization’s programming has likely had to adapt to social distancing guidelines. . Although it’s been tough, that doesn’t mean we can’t look for the silver lining in all of the changes.

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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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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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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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15 Ways to Volunteer from Home and Give Back During Coronavirus

Wild Apricot

Even when we're all staying inside to help slow the spread of COVID-19, there are still ways to volunteer from home, and our communities need it more than ever. Here are some ways to help.

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Tips To Make Online Meetings Less Exhausting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Recently I facilitated an online session about how to get better at online meetings for Lightful in the UK where I am a Senior Advisor at Lightful, among other activities, facilitate online master classes for their BRIDGE programme. Here’s an overview the tips and resources I shared. Don’t wing it alone. It’s easy to wing meetings with no formalised planning or an agenda.

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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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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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COVID-19 and the nonprofit response: Social enterprise?

ASU Lodestar Center

Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Eric Salazar Spring 2020 Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. The disparities highlighted by the COVID-19 health crisis in health access, education equity, underinvested neighborhoods, and lack of or underemployment, all play a role in the disproportionate impact the crisis will continue to have on Latino and underserved communities nationwide.

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Top Tips for Volunteer Recruitment During COVID-19

Connection Cafe

Leading a group of passionate volunteers, doing deeds that help the community around you, and making a meaningful difference to an important cause are what make the job of a volunteer management leader worth it. With 2020 throwing us for a loop and COVID-19 putting your regular in-person volunteer engagements on pause, many have turned to virtual options.

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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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How to Talk About Legacy Giving…Without Seeming Creepy

Top Nonprofits

How challenging is it to live under the yoke of having to raise your entire budget – every single year – starting from scratch? Time to do something about it! Legacy giving programs often never get off the ground because people think talking about death is creepy. Yet r ight now people are questioning the meaning of life, and their own mortality, in a way that’s unprecedented.

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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.