Social Media Policy Guidelines for Nonprofits

NCE Social Media

I was fortunate enough to serve on a committee of AFP International that brought together some social media gurus to hash out guidelines that nonprofit organizations can use to craft their own social media policies. Tags: Policy social media twitter guidelines

The Salvation Army of Austin Advertising and Social Media Guidelines ? The Salvation Army of Austin

AFP Blog

The Salvation Army of Austin Advertising and Social Media Guidelines  The Salvation Army of Austin :The Salvation Army will support your third-party fundraising effort by enabling you to link your social media campaign to specified web page(s), our Facebook fundraiser page and retweeting your Twitter campaign.

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Year-End Giving Prep: 21 FAQs Answered by Fundraising Experts

Connection Cafe

Recently, Brock Warner (Senior Manager, Fundraising at War Child) and I hosted a webinar regarding end of year fundraising for nonprofits —the things we need to stop doing and things we should be doing instead. What are the 5 W’s for a fundraising appeal?

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10 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising More Social

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Online fundraising is becoming more popular each year. It is offering new opportunities for nonprofits to improve their fundraising success while trying out new channels. So, how can you make your fundraising more social? Fundraising should not be just about making the ask.

Event Fundraising Contests That Will Blow Your Mind!!


Register for our Event Fundraising eNewsletter to receive more practical fundraising tips like these in your inbox. They work because we know that very successful peer to peer participants exhibit behavior that correlates to higher fundraising.

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How To Get Started With Mobile Giving To Reach Fundraising Goals

Nonprofits Source

This principle applies similarly to the event management and fundraising spaces. In this article, we’re going to share: Why nonprofits are investing in mobile giving to reach their fundraising goals. Real use cases for how nonprofits are leveraging mobile fundraising platforms.

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11 Flavors of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Peer-to-peer fundraising isn’t just for cause and cure organizations anymore. The rise of crowd funding coupled with a changing donor demographic has led to a surge in nonprofits of all types building do it yourself (DIY) fundraising programs. It can be overwhelming to think about creating a large peer-to-peer event, but DIY fundraising can help explore the potential. Having the funds flow directly to your organization helps increase the credibility of the fundraisers.

Our EveryAction Hero: Texas Watch

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Rather than welding the roof back on to the vehicle which is the manufacturer’s guidelines, the roof was glued on. We can dive into why certain actions are getting more responses or a higher conversion, or we can look at our fundraising statistics year over year.

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Technology Evolves Fundraising, But Charleston Principles Remain Unchanged - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Technology Evolves Fundraising, But Charleston Principles Remain Unchanged - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "magine that the attorney general in California declares that the ad constitutes a targeted solicitation, and notes that the charity mentioned in the ad has not registered with the state.

5 Ways to Make Your Email Fundraising Appeals Sound More Human

NonProfit Hub

If you’re a nonprofit, chances are you are sending an email fundraising appeal this month. Email, for most nonprofits, is the single largest source of online fundraising revenue. And we’ve forgotten that fundraising is not about programs, it’s about relationships.

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Bringing on a Fundraising Consultant: A Nonprofit’s Hiring Guide


Are you considering hiring a fundraising consultant? There are many things to keep in mind during this time period, but the following guidelines are here to help you with the search: Determine your nonprofit’s needs and expectations.

Reflections from #MFOM14: Email Marketing, Fundraising, and Visual Communications


On August 2-3, I attended the 5th biennial Money for Our Movements (MFOM) social justice fundraising conference in Baltimore, Maryland, convened by the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training. Special thanks to the mighty team at the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training!

Kitchen rules for private communities

John Haydon

There are unspoken rules on how online fundraising efforts are managed on Facebook Pages, blogs and private communities. Sure, you’re all about equality and sharing ideas, but this is your fundraising effort, not theirs. Strategy policy social media guidelines

Personalizing the Online Fundraising Experience


This helps sets one fundraiser apart from another. Whether you're hosting a walk-a-thon, charity auction, or soliciting online donations for an annual fund drive, the success of your fundraising campaign lies in the success of each of the individual participants.

Online Donation Tools: The Best Ones for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

If you’ve been in the fundraising game for quite a bit now, you probably understand the importance of establishing your presence in the online sphere. The more donation tools you have, the more data you can collect, which will later help you develop better online fundraising strategies.

Grant Seeking 101: Managing the Grant

Connection Cafe

Consider adding a Grants Received or Partners section to the Fundraising section of your website so people can easily find more information about the grants that you received. Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising applying for grants fundraising strategy grant management Grants 101

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How to Build a Grateful Patient Program to Drive Lifetime Donors

Connection Cafe

A well thought-out grateful patient program provides the guidelines to cultivate relationships with patients and turn those patients into lifetime supporters and donors. Foundations fundraising ideas grateful patient program Grateful patients healthcare healthcare fundraising

AskIdealware: How Do I Get Started With Corporate Sponsorships?


What are the basic guidelines for online sponsorship? FundraisingAndrea Berry explains in this AskIdealware video. -->. Trackback URL for this post: [link].

3 Ways to Use Social Media for Higher Education Fundraising Success

NonProfit Hub

Follow these three guidelines to let social media work for your higher education fundraising success. Forget Direct Fundraising (For Now). As an experienced fundraiser, you know that fundraising dollars don’t roll in unless you have a relationship with those people first.

3 Ways to Use Social Media for Higher Education Fundraising Success

NonProfit Hub

Follow these three guidelines to let social media work for your higher education fundraising success. Forget Direct Fundraising (For Now). As an experienced fundraiser, you know that fundraising dollars don’t roll in unless you have a relationship with those people first.

[New Report] Giving in an Uncertain Year

Connection Cafe

Organizations continue to test and learn the balance between democratizing giving and setting guidelines that still allow them to represent their mission and connect with donors. Across the world, 2017 was a year defined by change and uncertainty.

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Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season! Not a fundraiser? IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License.

15 Most-Read npENGAGE Articles from 2018

Connection Cafe

Our expert contributors covered a lot of topics this year across fundraising, marketing, social media, advocacy, corporate social responsibility, grantmaking, financial management and more – and the list of the fifteen most read mirrors that diversity. .

Nonprofit Membership Programs: A How-To Guide

NonProfit Hub

Members as consumers: This model has less to do with fundraising and more to do with community-building. Members as advocates: To most nonprofit advocacy groups, growing their cause is a larger priority than fundraising. Donor Retention Featured Fundraising

Infographic: The Ideal Length For Everything Online


Check out these guidelines for ideal post lengths, according to Buffer: The post Infographic: The Ideal Length For Everything Online appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Tech fundraising social media technology website

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Accessibility: 5 Lessons for a Better Nonprofit Website

Connection Cafe

Now, this is not where I spring a dusty and intimidating list of accessibility guidelines upon you. You can download our poster below: Nonprofit Fundraising accessibility Online Fundraising web design

Starting a Recurring Giving Program: Tips from the Major Hospital Foundation

Connection Cafe

We needed general guidelines for payment processing, membership requirements, and donor interactions. Healthcare Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Marketing Donor Engagement fundraising tips Recurring GivingThe concept of recurring giving is pretty awesome.

How to Create a Highly Successful Major Gifts Program

Connection Cafe

I’ve spent a great deal of my career exploring what it takes to sustain a sort of paradox: a highly profitable fundraising organization. . Creating a pipeline of future donors and managing prospects appropriately throughout their lifetime is the single most important task of fundraising organizations today. . My philosophy has always been that fundraisers feel empowered when they have access to the data, they need to execute their missions.

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Stewarding Your Congregation: Following the Golden Rule at Church

Connection Cafe

In my last article, “ Communicating Your Church’s Financial Needs ,” we discussed the second step to fundraising in church, explaining financial needs and spending. Recently, my church celebrated the financial support from a fundraiser for our youth.

2012 PANO Annual Conference

Amy Sample Ward

This session will provide an overview of the latest research on social networking and online fundraising and provide some guidelines and best practices to get you started today. presentation Presentations from 2012 fundraising panoac2012 reports research socialmediaDate : April 16-17, 2012. Location : Harrisburg, PA. Topic : Using Social Media to Tell Your Story and Raise Funds. Description : Is social media helping you reach your organizational goals and meet your mission?

Ethical Acts that Increase Donor Retention

Connection Cafe

For many fundraising professionals, the “ people give to people, not organizations ” concept is the foundation of their careers. Creating an impactful mission to strengthen the community isn’t the only influential piece of a fundraising plan. Ethical Fundraising.

5 New Google Analytics Statistics For Nonprofits


You’ve undoubtedly targeted a specific audience or demographic with a fundraising push, or with a specific message. Try using your audience personas you developed as guidelines for what different demographics you want to track and report on. Image courtesy of Google User Content.

Why Higher Education Institutions Need to Leverage Data and Analytics

Connection Cafe

Analytics Drives Athletics Fundraising. Whoever owns the program must build a framework for managing the data and guidelines for sharing it so that everyone can benefit. Higher Education data analytics Higher Ed Fundraising nonprofit technology

How To Get More Online Donations With Content Marketing

Nonprofits Source

University of Iowa: The donor intent of the gift establishes the guidelines for how they want their donation to be used. Online Fundraising Ideas (7 Strategies & 63% More Donations). Content Marketing Online Fundraising marketing for nonprofits online donations

Grant Writing 101: Your GPS to Success

Connection Cafe

Submit required reports: Every funder has reporting guidelines. Fundraising Grant Writing annual giving development foundation support funders fundraising grant writing grantmakers Grants Wanna know a secret? I once ran my own grant writing business.

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Nonprofit Marketing Strategy (5 Steps To Reaching Donors Online)

Nonprofits Source

Note: Keyword difficulty should only be used as a guideline. Online Fundraising Ideas (7 Strategies & 63% More Donations). Digital Marketing Plan Online Fundraising

Donor Stewardship: Guiding Donors to The Next Level of Support

Connection Cafe

Pro Tip: Consider personally inviting certain members and donors to fundraising events or functions that would interest them and/or their family. Remember that no two donors are alike and that a stewardship plan is primarily a guideline.

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Housefile Size and Growth in the Luminate Online Benchmark Report

Connection Cafe

You should expect to see annual growth in your housefile (5-20% annual increase as a guideline), but remember growth isn’t everything. Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Marketing Canada housefile housefile growth Luminate Online Benchmark Report Non-Profit

The One Secret to Winning Foundation Grants

NonProfit Hub

Pamela Grow is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub and a fundraising coach for nonprofits. In 2014, Pamela was named one of the Top 40 Most Effective Fundraising Consultants. . _. “It Study the guidelines. If the guidelines say to include 3 copies of everything, include them.

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Twestival is Back and Local

Amy Sample Ward

It is up to each city team to facilitate nominations and the selection process using the Twestival guidelines. The cause selected is the recipient of the fundraising effort and not the event organizers.

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3 Ways to Ruin Your Donor Database Before Entering Any Data

NonProfit Hub

Any fundraiser who has ever used a donor database knows what a nightmare it can be if their nonprofit’s donor data is messy, inconsistent, inaccessible or nonexistent. It’s not enough just to have documented guidelines for data entry and management.

Successful Organizations On Twitter: Wellstone Action - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


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The emancipation of the charity employee

Steve Bridger

They ’big up’ their people (including interns) via a meet the staff category on their blog, and use photos to capture the heartbeat of their young and dynamic organisation – such as when sharing the delight of receiving a poem or a visit from a young fundraiser in the office.