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.

The Effect of Inflation on Charitable Giving

NonProfit PRO

The Pew Research Center recently found that 70% of American adults view inflation as a major problem in the United States. Will the news of continuing increased inflation affect charitable giving? Government & Regulation

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How To Effectively Communicate

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Communicating Effective Communication Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

10 Tips to Create an Effective Website Donation Page

NonProfit PRO

Donors, especially first-time donors, can lose confidence in their decision to give if your donation page is purely transactional or difficult to use. Here are 10 ways to ensure your donation page makes it easy for donors to give and feel great about supporting your organization.

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.

4 Types of Donor Personas for Effective Nonprofit Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For your donor journey to be effective, you must match the pitch and medium with the prospect. . Ask any nonprofit fundraiser if he or she wants to increase the results of their fundraising efforts and you’ll get a resounding “yes”! The next question, of course, is how?

5 Ways Fundraisers Can Beat the Effects of Inflation

NonProfit PRO

This increase in demand exists against the backdrop of spiraling inflation, a looming recession, and their negative effect on giving levels and donor participation rates.

Effective Nonprofit Communications Starts With ‘Why’

NonProfit PRO

The communications teams at the most successful nonprofits are laser focused on showing people how their work transforms lives — and they can clearly articulate their vision.

How Effective is Your Donation Process?

NonProfit PRO

In order to raise more funds for your cause, you must create a frictionless donation process, from the very first visit and all the way to checkout. But, how can you know if your donation process sets you up for success? And if it doesn't, what can be done to improve it?

3 Effective Tools for (Re)Branding Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Have you noticed, in the last year or so, how many nonprofits have rebranded? The pandemic has caused many mission-driven organizations to re-evaluate their mission, reconsider their strategic plan to accomplish it, and then engage donors and advocates from this new position.

OnBoard Research Finds Increased Engagement Among Boards is Driving Effectiveness in 2022

NonProfit PRO

OnBoard released its 2022 Board Effectiveness Survey identifying key challenges board directors face in the current environment and the role technology plays in effective board management. Board News/Stats/Studies 2022 Board Effectiveness Survey OnBoard

12 Golden Rules For Communicating Effectively

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Communicate Effectively Effective Communication Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Harnessing the Power of Evaluation for Effective Programming

NonProfit PRO

When a nonprofit is able to invest in proper program evaluation, the returns can be major: stronger processes, improved performance and a supercharged impact. Here are seven tips for harnessing the power of evaluation. . Executive Issues

How To Communicate Effectively

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Communicate Effectively Communication Effectively Communicate Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Fundraisers

The Fundraising Authority

What I have noticed, however, is that there are seven key traits that are shared by the most effective development professionals… those who are most likely to meet or exceed the goals laid out by their organizations. Highly effective fundraisers are voracious researchers and connectors.

How To Effectively Communicate

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Communicate Effectively Communication Effective Listening Effectively Communicate Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management

Efficient or Effective? 

The Sponsorship Collective

Efficiency and effectiveness are two of those words that look the same and can even be mistaken for one another if you’re speed-reading. As Peter Drucker says: “efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things.” The post Efficient or Effective?

How To Use Healthy Data for Effective Year-End Appeals

NonProfit PRO

Even during the pandemic, the Blackbaud Institute’s "Charitable Giving Report" confirmed that the fourth quarter continued to dominate the year for charitable giving, representing 36% of giving in 2020. This statistic holds strong from year-to-year, so taking advantage of the season is essential

Effective Board Orientation: As Much About the Nature of Trusteeship as the Organization Itself

NonProfit PRO

Board orientation for new or prospective members can be as varied as the organizations those trustees have been called to serve, and a strong orientation program is critical to effective board governance.

Survey Proves Network Effect Of Kindness for Pay It Forward Day

NonProfit PRO

Lasagna Love released findings from a survey it conducted that proves the effect of kindness.

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How Your Nonprofit Can Effectively Fundraise Using RoundUp App

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Kelly Pullin , Marketing Manager at RoundUp App – the nation’s largest tool for rounded up donations, giving nonprofits across the country a new stream of recurring giving. Every year it becomes more and more crucial for nonprofits to invest in online fundraising programs.

Grant Writing 101: charity: water Shares 3 Strategies It Uses to Effectively Fund Its Programs

NonProfit PRO

For nonprofits that are looking to expand their international presence, charity: water has shared its three most effective grantmaking strategies to make fundraising efforts more successful.

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8 Tips for Making Nonprofit Board Committees More Effective

NonProfit PRO

Robert’s and Roberta’s Rules of Order both offer that committees of a board are structural vehicles for preparing a board for its fiduciary policy, planning and decision-making. With this said, let us look at the real challenges of board committees.

Measuring Your Marketing Effectiveness: How Mature is Your Marketing?

Bloomerang

The post Measuring Your Marketing Effectiveness: How Mature is Your Marketing? appeared first on Bloomerang

What are Key Messages and How Can Nonprofits Use Them Effectively?

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Beth Singer , Principal at Beth Singer Design, LLC – a design and communications firm specializing in nonprofit organizations to help them fundraise, educate, and promote membership and events through design solutions.

19 Effective Nonprofit Accounting Software Tools

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit accounting can get complicated , especially for organizations using outdated systems. If you don’t have the right financial planning tools and strategies , you may find yourself making errors or taking hours to perform even simple, website-and-technology

We're Big Fans of the Ripple Effect!

Blue Fox

A Special Note from Blue Fox CEO, Chantal Sheehan on Earth Day 2022 We're big fans of the ripple effect. Otherwise known as the: butterfly effect domino effect compound effect ​It's the idea that one single act will cause continuous, cascading results.

How To Communicate Effectively

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are the 12 golden rules of effective communication from Paul Falcone , as highlighted in his book, 2600 Phrases for Setting Effective Performance Goals. Communicating Communication Effective Communication Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

Getting Forward to Normal: The 2022 Fresh Start Effect

NonProfit PRO

It's called the fresh start effect. What if I told you there was a way to hit the reset button? There is (psychologically at least). This also has implications for your fundraising.

How to create an effective crowdfunding video

Charity Village

The post How to create an effective crowdfunding video appeared first on CharityVillage. Why do people use images on their campaign pages? Because people pay more attention to visuals than just plain text, right? Although that is true, have you thought about using video instead?

How to Effectively Share Text-to-Donate Campaigns on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Corey Blake , a Digital Fundraising Strategist at MobileCause , where she helps nonprofits accelerate their fundraising and engagement efforts through giving and marketing strategies.

5 Must-Have Productivity Software Products Nonprofits Need to Be Effective in 2021

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Here are five categories that every nonprofit must address to be effective in 2021. In other words, compliance, accountability, and efficiency are mission-critical, and they are achieved through effective time management and employee expense reporting systems.

New Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report Shows An Increase In Dollars Raised Despite A Decrease In Donors

Bloomerang

Disclosure: Bloomerang is one of several software providers that helped the Fundraising Effectiveness Project collect the data analyzed in the report we discuss in this post. . Segmentation options : You know that a tailored message is more effective than a generic one.

Four ways nonprofits can use effective messaging

Big Duck

The post Four ways nonprofits can use effective messaging appeared first on Big Duck

3 Strategies for Effective Nonprofit E-Learning

The Nerdy NonProfit

The truth is, there are a ton of elements that go into effective nonprofit e-learning, and in order to make sure your e-learning is exactly what your team needs, you have to take some strategies into consideration. So, how can you create effective content for nonprofit e-learning?

The Secret Formula for Effective Fundraising: 12141

Bloomerang

What’s the formula for effective fundraising?” . This is the “formula” for just about all effective fundraising strategies. One of the hallmarks of effective direct mail is that having a story focused on one person’s plight will get more money than saying “you can help thousands.”

Building Blocks of Effective Creative: Relevance

M+R

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be discussing the core elements of effective creative and how to incorporate them into your direct response creative. As we’ve already seen, urgency is essential to effective creative. Related Links: Building Blocks of Effective Creative: Urgency.

7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As a beloved cause to many, you can find willing and effective influencers among your own ranks and volunteers. But, wait – before you go recruiting your most outspoken supporters to shout about you in their Instagram stories, make sure you know these 7 keys to an effective social media ambassador program: . 7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program. Summing up: An effective social media ambassador program is not just a numbers game.

Top tips for effective association fundraising

Nimble AMS

Here’s how fundraising can help your association and what best practices you can use to raise funds more effectively. Fundraising can be a highly effective way to drive more non-dues revenue. Tips for more effective fundraising for your association.

Don’t Be Afraid of AI: Steward Unassigned Donors and Leverage AI to Fundraise More Effectively

NonProfit PRO

Join Inova Health Foundation and Raise from Gravyty for a lively discussion on top ways to leverage AI-powered fundraising tools.

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Designing an Effective New Member Onboarding Process: 7 Tips

Wild Apricot

You’ve designed a value-packed membership program that offers amazing benefits and gives your members access to highly sought-after resources. So how is it possible that your renewal rates keep declining? Why are members dropping off when they. membership

How Nonprofits Can Effectively Promote their Online Shop on Instagram and Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Talia Walsh , Senior Director of Marketing and Communications at Heal the Bay – an environmental nonprofit that protects the coastal waters and watersheds of Greater Los Angeles, California. The holiday shopping season is upon us.

19 Effective Nonprofit Software Solutions to Consider

Bloomerang

Your donor management software should help your organization reach out to your supporters in an effective and personalized manner. DonorPerfect integrates with Constant Contact to ensure that your fundraising team can keep up with supporters effectively in your CRM.