The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

Everyaction

For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them. But it isn’t enough to have a rough idea of messaging, an incomplete timeline, some scheduled tweets, and an arbitrary fundraising goal.

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10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. HTML Knowledge. It’s rare that any web-based activity lasts longer than 30 minutes. Knowledge. Community building is now more strategic and based upon proven best practices.

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The importance of professional development in the nonprofit sector

ASU Lodestar Center

Additional training to individuals can also assist in expanding their knowledge on certain subjects that may be beneficial to them in the future. However, individuals with business backgrounds do not always have the knowledge-base required to manage a nonprofit organization.

Growing Organizational Knowledge

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

In the last post I talked about the difficulties we see organizations have in managing knowledge. In my experience, for information to be truly organizational knowledge, at the very minimum four things must be true: It must be written down so it cannot walk out the door.

Build a Nonprofit’s Technology Assets from the Ground Up, Part 1 of 4

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Programming requires some computer science background and you can be somewhat assured that that person can adequately morph their knowledge base to whatever IT task is at hand. A good programmer will, almost by default, be able to help you with online fundraising because they will understand how your fundraising program can work and customize reports for your development staff. UPDATE: This is now a four-part series instead of two.

Build a Nonprofit’s Technology Assets from the Ground Up, Part 1 of 2

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Programming requires some computer science background and you can be somewhat assured that that person can adequately morph their knowledge base to whatever IT task is at hand. A good programmer will, almost by default, be able to help you with online fundraising because they will understand how your fundraising program can work and customize reports for your development staff.

Nonprofit Social Media Smarts: Internal or External Social Networking Tools?

NTEN

According to a recent poll by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, two-thirds of nonprofits are using social media, and 39% of respondents said they feel these tools are important for reaching the greatest number of donors. Additionally, your online community can serve as a place for staff, board members and volunteers to share knowledge around the clock. . First, look to your larger donor and member base, and select a group of pilot users.