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5 Takeaways from the Latest Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report

NonProfit PRO

From the state of individual giving, donor retention and the struggle to win over one-time donors, here are the biggest takeaways from the recent “Quarterly Fundraising Report" by the Fundraising Effectiveness Project.

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Board Effectiveness Begins With Recruiting

NonProfit PRO

When evaluating the success of the nonprofit, a key variable is always the effectiveness of the nonprofit’s board membership. I have served as a volunteer on and consulted with a variety of boards throughout my career.

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The Influencer Effect: An Immune Booster to Help Grow Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

The Influencer Effect is an economical and simple way to imbue all facets of your organization with the supplements needed to fulfill your mission. Here are some ways it can have a profound effect on donors, especially Gen Z and millennials.

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Donations Decline for the First Time Since 2012, Fundraising Effectiveness Project Data Shows

NonProfit PRO

The Fundraising Effectiveness Project released its full-year 2022 numbers at AFP ICON yesterday. And they weren’t good. Donor dollars had been rising since 2012 — until now. Here’s a breakdown of the findings.

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The Retention Ripple Effect: Nonprofit Staff and Donor Dynamics

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

It's time that we unpack one of the nonprofit sector's most important yet perplexing issues: retention! While nonprofit donor retention is on a continued downward spiral year after year, experts argue that this is not the real problem. Instead, donor retention is a byproduct of the real problem facing the charitable sector: staff retention.

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Halt Declining Retention Rates with These Creative and Effective Strategies

NonProfit PRO

Discover the secrets to boosting donor retention and revitalizing your nonprofit in this guide, "Unlock the Secrets of Nonprofit Success: A Strategic Guide to Boost Your Donor Retention Game." Increasing donor retention rates by just 10% can result in a substantial 200% surge in the lifetime value of donors according to the Harvard Business Review.

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Beyond Donations: A Guide For Effective Nonprofit Financial Management

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So, how can you be sure that the funds you receive are used most effectively? Effective nonprofit financial management helps you maximize the value of the donations you receive and fulfill the vision of your nonprofit. Effectively managing these donations and donors requires careful planning and targeted tools.

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

Statistics from a 2014 NTEN study show that seriously investing resources in training for your staff corresponds to higher adoption and ultimately technology effectiveness. Organizations like yours are increasingly realizing that technology adoption is only as good as the technology you choose.