How To Write An Amazing Nonprofit Newsletter + 5 Inspiring Examples

Wild Apricot

Here are tips to help you write your very own nonprofit newsletter with examples Nonprofit newsletters are vital for engaging your members.

5 Corporate Philanthropy Examples to Inspire Your CSR Strategy

Givinga

To help you build your CSR strategy, we’ve gathered five corporate philanthropy examples that you can use for inspiration. Each of these examples uses a unique tactic to engage employees and increase impact on the local, national, or international community.

12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

Here are 12 examples of nonprofits using AR and VR to raise money and awareness. Here’s an example of a life-sized 3D model of a gladiator school being augmented onto a field (see the GIF below). I hope these examples have sparked some ideas for you to use at your nonprofit.

25 Solid Membership Website Examples and How to Create Your Own

Wild Apricot

Here are 25 great membership website examples from all sorts of different organizations. Example-Sites Membership-Website-ExamplesSee how they've set up membership benefits, events, and more. Plus learn how to easily create your own site in 3 easy steps.

GreenPeace: An Example in Connecting with your Supporters

Amy Sample Ward

This evening, Joe Solomon pointed out a great example that touches on data, social media, 3rd party platforms, and being proactive with getting your supporters connected directly with your organization – all things we’ve touched on in the conversations about Causes and ideablob!

Social Media Staff Guides: Another Example

Amy Sample Ward

Creating staff guidelines specific to online or social media use in organizations has been a hot topic for the last year or so and many organizations rely on examples of what other organizations or companies have created as a starting place for making their own. The “nptech&# (or nonprofit technology) community is one of the best networks when it comes to sharing ideas and case studies, so here’s another example to add to the lot! >>

Rethinking Volunteer Recruitment: A Real-Time Example of How Not to Attract Volunteers

VolunteerMark

Explore a real-time example to learn from the missteps of one organization''s approach. Leaders of volunteers are just that, leaders of people who choose to serve. They are typically not marketing wizards, and are not expected to be. Still, developing a little savvy around what it takes to wear the marketing "hat" while attracting future volunteers can go a long way. Then, learn more about what it takes to apply "otherliness" to your volunteer marketing messages

Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The post summarized why it may be important, best practices, and a few nonprofit examples. One of my blog readers, Sarah Mowry, Outreach Director for the Deschutes Land Trust pointed me to Nature Conservancy’s Instagram contest , an image scavenger hunt.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. Earlier this month, when Instagram announced its user community had grown to more than 400 million, it reminded me that I needed to update my curated collection of Instagram for Nonprofit resources.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

AFP Blog

From Social Fish Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies : Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies Maddie Grant Some goodies I’ve come across this week for you. Social Media Metrics for Federal Agencies - new toolkit for federal agencies, which could be useful for associations and nonprofits as well

5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples)

John Haydon

For example, if you are an animal shelter, are you asking people to adopt a pet? The post 5 Content Marketing Ideas that Inspire Action (With Examples) appeared first on John Haydon. Are you posting social media content with half-hearted hopes of any reaction?

Complete Guide: How to Raise Funds on Facebook (with examples)

Wild Apricot

In this article, I will provide an up-to-date overview of the 5 main ways you can leverage Facebook’s suite of free fundraising tools to drive donations to your nonprofit. Facebook

6 Steps to Create a Donation Website for Your Nonprofit + 10 Great Examples

Wild Apricot

Here's an easy, step-by-step guide on how to create a donation website that will drastically boost your online donations — plus ten great examples to inspire you

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11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The eleven nonprofits below are good examples to model your avatar design upon. Every second of every day nonprofits around the world are posting status updates, tweets, and messages on social networks attached to avatars with cropped art work and/or unreadable text.

5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

Mobile Commons

Learn how you can follow their example and start building your mobile list! Your organization may have created the world’s greatest mobile campaign, but the real question is how are you going to get people to opt in? The first step to a successful mobile campaign is a great call to action.

The #1 Reason You Need a Recurring Giving Program and 3 Expert Examples

NetWits

If not, here are ten more benefits of a recurring giving program along with a few great examples. 3 Examples of great Recurring Giving Programs. The #1 Reason to Start a Recurring Giving Program. What’s the #1 Reason you need a recurring giving program, you ask? Let’s take a look.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

We have also included case studies, examples of social media in action, to highlight the work of your colleagues and inspire your own programs. TD Bank Invests in Google+ To Boost Search Results – example of a great Google+ campaign. “TD Some goodies I’ve come across this week for you. Social Media Metrics for Federal Agencies – new toolkit for federal agencies, which could be useful for associations and nonprofits as well.

Why Tons Of Booster Clubs User This #1 Booster Club Management Software (With Examples!)

Wild Apricot

If you want to spend more time with your kids and less time in the office managing your booster club, Booster Club Management Software may be for you

Humor As Part of Nonprofit Social Content and Engagement Strategy: Hilarious Examples

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit technology professionals know how to converts laughs to donations and devoted an entire session to sharing tips, techniques, and examples during a NTEN conference. What are some of the best examples of nonprofits using humor in their engagement and content marketing?

13 Twitter Search Examples for Nonprofits

NetWits

Twitter search is a pretty amazing resource that most have yet to tap into. Why do I think it’s amazing you ask? Well, because it’s nearly real time and driven completely by humans. Twitter search isn’t searching web pages and it doesn’t take days/weeks for your tweets to show up in the results. If you want to find out who’s talking about nonprofit work in your area within the last month or even today you can.

Two Examples of Nonprofit Social Media That Will Make You Smile (and learn a best practice or two)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today I’m seeking out examples of how nonprofits use cute dogs, cats, or babies in their social media to feel good, but also extract a social media best practice or two so it doesn’t feel like a “waste of time.”

A shining example of quality (and fast!) Volunteer work

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Jim From: Rick Costa Sent: Thursday, August 20, 2009 3:26 PM To: Bookshare Team Subject: A shining example of quality (and fast!) I get great emails all the time, but this one needed to be posted right away!

6 Examples of Nonprofits Working with For-Profits for a Greater Good

NonProfit Hub

One example of their success happened recently when Make-A-Wish partnered with Mustang parts company CJ Pony Parts. Do you know of any other good examples of nonprofits working with companies? Kayla Matthews is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

API Examples for Nonprofit Technologists

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you’re evaluating a company for how well-documented their product is, the best bet is to look at their API documentation. It should look like this: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/reporting/core/v3/reference or like this, https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api. However, I just happened upon a nicer and more understandable format at: [link]. Notice the general openness of the documentation.

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API Examples for Nonprofit Technologists

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you’re evaluating a company for how well-documented their product is, the best bet is to look at their API documentation. It should look like this: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/reporting/core/v3/reference or like this, https://dev.twitter.com/docs/api. However, I just happened upon a nicer and more understandable format at: [link]. Notice the general openness of the documentation.

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5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With Examples)

John Haydon

The post 5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With Examples) appeared first on John Haydon. Instagram Stories create an extra layer of visibility for your nonprofit – whenever you want that visibility. Like Snapchat, Instagram Stories last for 24 hours.

Do Your Homework First, Write Second—Examples of Successfully Funded Grant Proposals

NonProfit Hub

So instead, I’ll offer you the next best thing: examples. The first sample proposal is a mock example from the Grant Doctor , and proposes funding to raise awareness of breast cancer in Marin County, California.

Looking for Inspiring Examples from Unlikely Suspects? Check These Out.

Museum 2.0

How do you find fresh and inspiring resources in your field? This is a tricky question in the nonprofit arts world--and probably in every field. There are some industry blogs and twitter feeds. There are some good conferences. There are some useful research papers.

5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats…and a Dog in Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, I asked by Madeleine Hammond, who wrote a guest post about 7 Nonprofit Videos on Vine and Instagram , to take a look at a few stellar nonprofit examples. 5 Examples of Non-Profits Using Cats… And a Dog guest post by Madeleine Hammond.

5 Step Content Marketing Strategy For Nonprofits (W/ Examples)

Nonprofits Source

For example, when Google crawls this article and follows a link to my digital marketing plan post, Google will take those related topics and keywords into consideration. My articles are also typically 2,000 words or more in length with detailed examples on how to apply the material learned. We shared an example of this in chapter 1 with how Habitat for Humanity targets the phrase, “ where to donate furniture ,” to generate over 10,000 monthly views to their site.

Three Powerful Email Marketing Tips and Examples From the Pros

John Haydon

Are you looking to breathe new life into your nonprofit’s e-mail marketing? If so, you will love these tips three from my peers: 1. Tell Stories About Your Impact.

Gender Differences in Participation: The Pocket Museum Example

Museum 2.0

After I took down all the "kick me" and "kick it" post-its covering the Pocket Museum title label in the men's room, I realized that this is the perfect example of an A-to-B test for gendered response to a participatory museum experience.

Three Powerful Email Marketing Tips and Examples From the Pros

John Haydon

The post Three Powerful Email Marketing Tips and Examples From the Pros appeared first on John Haydon. Are you looking to breathe new life into your nonprofit’s e-mail marketing? If so, you will love these tips three from my peers: 1.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Examples and Getting Started or Rebooting A Strategic Approach. If your nonprofit wants to get started or set up a presence it is “meh,” the first step is to check out what other nonprofits in your space are doing on Instagram and other inspiring examples. Nonprofits That Get Instagram (2014) by Kerri Karvesti – an excellent Pinterest board of great examples.

11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The eleven nonprofits below are good examples to model your avatar design upon. Every second of every day nonprofits around the world are posting status updates, tweets, and messages on social networks attached to avatars with cropped art work and/or unreadable text.

Lead By Setting A Good Example

Eric Jacobsen Blog

There is nothing more powerful for a leader to do than to lead by setting a good example. So, here are 15 things you can do to be an effective and successful leader : 1. Praise when compliments are earned. Be decisive. Say “Thank You” and sincerely mean it. Communicate clearly.

The Nonprofit’s Guide to Augmented Reality (+12 Examples of Inspiring Nonprofit Augmented Reality Campaigns)

Wild Apricot

Learn everything a nonprofit needs to know about how to make a successful Augmented Reality (AR) campaign and 12 examples of nonprofits who’ve already found success. VR Virtual-Reality AR Augmented-Reality

Set A Good Example

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Another month has gone by so it's time to remind ourselves to be good leaders by setting a good example. So, let's take a few minutes today to be sure we are doing all of the following: 1. Praise when compliments are earned. Be decisive. Say "Thank You" and sincerely mean it.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

We have also included case studies, examples of social media in action, to highlight the work of your colleagues and inspire your own programs. TD Bank Invests in Google+ To Boost Search Results - example of a great Google+ campaign.

6 Effective Fundraising Ideas for Small Nonprofits (with examples!)

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post by Adam Weinger, President of Double the Donation. A challenge I’ve come across with small nonprofits is finding a fundraising idea that will make a big impact, but will also be inexpensive. From my experience, there are six types

Why 100+ Parks and Recreation Organizations Use This #1 Management Software (with examples and alternatives!)

Wild Apricot

Learn how you can spend more time out in nature and less time managing your association or organization with Parks and Recreation Management Software. Recreation-Management-Software Parks-and-Recreation-Management-Software parks-and-recreation-software parks-and-recreation

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A good example is witness.org/spring2010. An example was the opportunity to feature a video about the lack of treatment available for those living with HIV in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on YouTube’s homepage. Organization: WITNESS. Organization Size: 29 staff members.

6 Steps to Run a Productive Virtual Meeting with Templates and Examples

Wild Apricot

If you’d like help making your virtual meetings more productive, here is a six-step formula along with the templates and examples that can make your virtual meetings super productive. Nancy-Settle-Murphy meetings virtual-meetings