How a Florida Nonprofit Transformed Its Tech Stack Through Managed IT

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The Heart of Florida Legal Aid Society (HOFLA) was founded in 1968 to work to protect survivors of domestic violence and to promote economic self-sufficiency through legal advocacy for the Tenth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

5 Reasons to Book a Cruise from Florida

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If someone said to you, “Hey, check out these cruises from Florida.” Do you know much about Florida at all? The post 5 Reasons to Book a Cruise from Florida appeared first on PhreeSite.com. ” What would be your reaction? Would you jump at the chance?

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The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations Announces Partnership with Qgiv Digital Fundraising Platform

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The Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (the Consortium) and Qgiv are partnering together to help education foundations throughout the state of Florida!

3 South Florida Nonprofits Sucessfully Fundraising Amid COVID-19

Achieve

Below I’ve compiled three great examples of nonprofit organizations in South Florida fundraising successfully amid COVID-19: 1. Erica holds a BSBA in Marketing from the University of Central Florida. “What if we offend people by asking for donations right now?” . “We

Heart of Florida United Way Uses Office 365 to Gain Some Peace of Mind

TechImpact

Disaster recovery is a critical part of computing for many nonprofits, but for the Heart of Florida United Way, based in Orlando, the threat of hurricanes and other heavy storms made it even more important. The organization served over 347,500 Floridians last year in a wide range of philanthropic efforts, and that work is only … Continued The post Heart of Florida United Way Uses Office 365 to Gain Some Peace of Mind appeared first on Tech Impact.

How We Helped a Florida Nonprofit Triple Its Giving Day Goal

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Big Dog Ranch Rescue, the largest no-kill shelter in Southeastern Florida, sought Achieve’s expertise in reaching their goal of raising. 50,000. on the 24-hour online giving day, Great Give 2017.

Florida State University to Launch 'The Great Give'

AFP Blog

Florida State University to Launch 'The Great Give' : Tallahassee, FL -- Florida State University will launch its first exclusively virtual campaign starting at 9 a.m. 24, 1851, signing of the charter to create the academic institution that would become Florida State University on Monday, Jan. The Great Give is a 36-hour online giving campaign that will involve the entire campus and community in supporting FSU. The Great Give will run through Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 9 p.m.,

Apricot Chat: Spotlight on a 501(c) Organization -- Professional Insurance Agents of Florida, Inc.

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We had a chat with John Herd, the Director of Communications at the PIA of Florida, a 501(c)6 organization that has been with Wild Apricot since November 2009. John left us a great review about our product on LinkedIn, so we decided to see what other insights he had to share. Check out the great things that John has done with his organization's website; hear what he has to say about our functionality and support; and learn the valuable tips he provides for newer Wild Apricot users!

Nonprofits prepare for a share of broadband stimulus funds - South Florida Business Journal:

AFP Blog

Nonprofits prepare for a share of broadband stimulus funds - South Florida Business Journal:: "With $7.2 billion of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act allocated to provide broadband access to unserved and underserved populations across the nation, the region’s nonprofits are scrambling to bring a share to South Florida

Eco-blogs target younger generations in South Florida | theledger.com

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Eco-blogs target younger generations in South Florida | theledger.com: "Eco-blogs target younger generations in South FloridaBy BRIDGET CAREYThe Miami HeraldMIAMIRebecca Carter has a mission: raise awareness of local, green-minded organizations through one Web destination.Last year, she launched her blog, greenerMIAMI.com, and now it's beginning to blossom as the go-to destination for green.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

AFP Florida Caucus / St. Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida Caucus. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic.

Get Started With Peer Fundraising To Raise More Money Now! (Live Interactive Webinar)

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Reserve your spot today and join us for this highly interactive webinar featuring Nicole Betancourt, Development Coordinator, Ronald McDonald House Charities® of South Florida, and Manny Perez, Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Expert with Arreva.

7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

EveryAction

Florida Immigrant Coalition. The Florida Immigrant coalition is part of an alliance of 62 member organizations. There are nearly 800,000 people protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA paved the way for these children of immigrants to obtain work authorization and relief from deportation, enabling them to go on to universities and build careers and families. With the announcement of DACA’s repeal, the program has stopped accepting new applications.

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

VisionLink

Visionlink is pleased to begin supporting the work of Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.

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10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month

EveryAction

From Equality Florida to Freedom Oklahoma to Basic Rights Oregon, we amplify the power of the state-based LGBTQ movement. June is observed as LGBTQ Pride month to commemorate the June 1969 Stonewall Riots and celebrate the vibrant and diverse LGBTQ community.

The latest Covid-19 Resources for Nonprofits

Blue Fox

Focus On: Leadership, Funding, Positiveness and Re-Engaging Your Organization As some states like our home base of Florida begin to re-open, nonprofit teams are putting their minds together to draw a new map for the future.

Nucleus named data analytics solution of the Association Laboratory Research Alliance

Gravitate

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

Visionlink’s Volunteer Registry Deployed for Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

VisionLink

We are honored that Visionlink, as a corporate partner, has been able to open access to the unaffiliated volunteer system to National VOAD and Volunteer Florida member organizations. Virgin Islands: [link] For Texas: [link] Volunteer Florida will also be live on the system in the near future Thousands of volunteers have offered to assist in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

Rescuing Wildlife and Mastering Fundraising during COVID-19: Busch Wildlife Sanctuary

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Busch Wildlife Sanctuary in Jupiter, FL has been dedicated to the protection and conservation of Florida’s wildlife and natural resources since 1983. The Sanctuary is a way for the community to learn about Florida’s wildlife and natural environment first-hand.

What's In Your Back Office?

Blue Fox

In January, I had the opportunity to talk to 40 or so people in our local community of Melbourne, Florida about nonprofit financial sustainability. A Note From Our Founder.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

University of Florida College of Communications & Journalism / Gainesville, FL / By invitation. AFP Florida Caucus / Tampa, FL / Not available. Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida Caucus. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events.

Want to Attract New Nonprofit Donors? Do Your Research

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She’s spent her entire professional career in the nonprofit sector in Florida, and–in her 20s–founded a nonprofit organization that still thrives today. JoAnn Lawrence serves as the Fundraising, Marketing, and Communications Specialist for Soukup Strategic Solutions.

Make #GivingTuesday 2021 Count!

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She has a master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. Prior to joining BryteBridge, she was the Executive Director of a nonprofit in Central Florida for 8 years.

Xperiece 2019 is here!

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Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect when you attend Xperience: This year’s conference will return to the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida from November 10 through 13. Here’s a sneak peek at what you can expect when you attend Xperience: This year’s conference will return to the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida from November 10 through 13. Xperience 2019 Registration is Now Open!

Visionlink Supports Dorian Response

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The National Shelter System is being used to help manage dozens of shelters in Florida--and states north, as Dorian continues along its predicted track. Visionlink systems are fully engaged with Hurricane Dorian response. NVOAD is deploying a new situational reporting module for some states from Visionlink, to better coordinate the activities of partner agencies.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

AFP Florida Caucus / Fort Lauderdake, FL / Not available. Planet Philanthropy is the annual statewide conference presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Florida Caucus. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic.

Creating Equity in Education With Teach For America + Salesforce Marketing Cloud

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Take, for example, a corps member who lived and served with TFA in Buffalo, New York, but then moved to Miami, Florida after fulfilling their two-year teaching commitment.

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6 Nonprofit Video Marketing Trends and Tips to Guide Your Online Strategy

Classy

World Central Kitchen posted a video on Instagram following the June 2021 condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida with an update on their efforts to feed all on-site emergency personnel.

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Sustainable Social for Nonprofits with Canva

Achieve

Sarah holds a BBA in Marketing from Florida Atlantic University and has represented over 35 brands on Social Media in her career thus far For nonprofits, social media is one of the most effective methods of raising funds and awareness.

The Perfect Volunteer Experience

VolunteerMark

Discover what earns my time in service at A Gift for Teaching, a Central Florida nonprofit serving the education system, such high praise In deference to Craig and Arianna, the popular SNL cheerleader skit from a few years back, I offer the PERFECT CHEER for the perfect volunteer experience. What made it perfect for me? The operation, the other volunteers, the environment, and most importantly, the leaders. This organization is my new philanthropic crush.

Use Giving Plans to Jumpstart Recurring Gifts

Qgiv

Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center is using giving plans to encourage donors to pledge $5,000 over 5 years. Times of economic stress create uncertainty for everyone, including nonprofits.

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TLA Profile: The Community Foundation in Jacksonville

NTEN

As the oldest community foundation in Florida, The Community Foundation in Jacksonville has helped local citizens be good stewards of the region's communities, talents and environment since 1964. By making a strong case to its finance committee and board of directors for a major technology investment, The Community Foundation in Jacksonville has significantly improved productivity, security and technology planning.

5 College Fundraising Ideas (That are Fun and Easy!)

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A great example of this is at a local university here in Tampa — The University of South Florida. College Fundraising 101: Where to Start. Oh, the college years. What a fun, informative and (sometimes) stressful learning experience those times were!

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BRACE Luncheon

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BRACE, "Be Ready Alliance Coordinating for Emergencies," is sponsoring it''s annual luncheon next week, June 29th, downtown Pensacola Florida. Dr. Steve Picou will be presenting on the sociological impact of disasters. Yours truly will also be presenting, focusing on the efficacies of multi-agency partnerships, and their ability to leverage resources--all the more important in the current economy.

4 Advantages of Getting Mobile App Development Service

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

With mobile app development Jacksonville Florida , it’s incredibly easy to build an app that effectively captures the interest of people. Check out Core Mobile Appsfor proven effective mobile App Development in Jacksonville Florida. More than for answering calls and texts, mobile phones today serve as an all-around device that lets a person capture photos, play music, surf online and many other things.

Federal Funding for Non-profit Jobs

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As an example, here is the notice from Florida. Again, this is a sample from one state only: Florida Back To Work Program Overview for Public and Not-for-Profit Employers Source and Amount of Funding Funding of the Florida Back to Work will come from the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funds, available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act''s (ARRA) Emergency Contingency Fund (ECF).

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Leading Through Language

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For example, here are two examples from Egnal that demonstrate how to take a generic vision and then deliver it with language that shows the speaker's emotions : Emotionless : "To become Florida's industry leader in caring for seniors in their retirement by 2020." "When you convey your vision, you must show your passion for it and commitment to it," explains Bart Egnal in his book, Leading Through Language.

How To Convey Emotion When You Speak

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For example, here are two examples from Egnal that demonstrate how to take a generic vision and then deliver it with language that shows the speaker's emotions : Emotionless : "To become Florida's industry leader in caring for seniors in their retirement by 2020." "When you convey your vision, you must show your passion for it and commitment to it," explains Bart Egnal in his book, Leading Through Language.

How To Use Words That Create Excitement And Passion

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For example, here are two examples from Egnal that demonstrate how to take a generic vision and then deliver it with language that shows the speaker's emotions : Emotionless : "To become Florida's industry leader in caring for seniors in their retirement by 2020." "When you convey your vision, you must show your passion for it and commitment to it," explains Bart Egnal in his book, Leading Through Language.

Performance Based Funding Institute to Improve Higher Education

VisionLink

At the Institute, 9 Community Colleges from Florida, Ohio, and North Carolina gathered to discuss engaging stakeholders around success for all community college students. Two weeks ago VisionLink''s W. Douglas Zimmerman and Lois Ann Porter traveled to Charlotte, North Carolina to organize the Performance-Based Funding Institute VisionLink produced for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Using DipJar Everyday

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Busch Wildlife Sanctuary is a free admission sanctuary that is dedicated to the protection and conservation of Florida’s wildlife and natural resources. Stop putting your DipJar away with the proverbial ‘holiday decorations’!

Qgiv Partner Showcase: Achieve

Qgiv

For example, we’ve been working with Florida Power and Light and Nextera Energy, on a project to help save and protect Florida manatees. Have you heard the saying by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, “Tell me with whom you associate, and I will tell you who you are?”

Planning for Success: What is a Monthly Giving Program?

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Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center is using giving plans to encourage donors to pledge $5,000 over 5 years. As 2020 taught us, times of economic stress create uncertainty for everyone, including nonprofits.