5 Ways Hands On Nashville Rocked The Music City on #GivingTuesday

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This week we’re talking #bikesandbakedgoods (a winning combination), and how Hands On Nashville used #GivingTuesday to create local impact – with 5 fundraising ideas to help you rock your next campaign. Introducing Hands On Nashville.

Arts & Cultural Takeaways from bbcon 2019

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It’s been nearly two months since bbcon 2019 in Nashville, and I’m still thinking about the live music, inspiring mainstage content, and incredible sessions delivered in the Arts & Cultural track. Here are three takeaways I am bringing into 2020; whether you joined us in Nashville, or you’re considering attending bbcon 2020 in Seattle , I hope some of these ideas resonate. Arts & Cultural arts fundraising bbcon bbcon 2019

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3 bbcon Takeaways to Power 2019 Planning for Higher Ed

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Deploy digital peer-to-peer and do-it-yourself (DIY) fundraising tools. Then, lock in your ticket to bbcon 2019 in Nashville now with discounted rates! . Higher Education bbcon Higher Ed Higher Ed FundraisingLast month we concluded?bbcon

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

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Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% Nashville. Fundraising blackbuad luminate online most generous cities Online Fundraising online giving

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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This was also about the same time as the flood in Nashville. This terrible flood didn’t spare the Nashville Symphony Orchestra (NSO), an event that he first learned about through his social networks. The Nashville Symphony Orchestra fulfills a, albeit large, regional function.

The Big Payback is Coming!

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In line with other Giving Events, like Amplify Austin and Richmond’s The Amazing Raise, The Big Payback is Nashville’s opportunity to highlight our spirit of generosity and support the work of local nonprofits. Enhance online/social media presence and fundraising success.

The 5 Things You Absolutely Can’t Miss at #bbcon 2014

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And this year it’s all happening in Nashville, TN—The Music City. Topics will be ranging from Crowdfunding and Donor Retention to Overhead, Fundraising Potential, and Budgeting for Goals. Best Fundraising/Supporter Cultivation Idea. We’ll see you in Nashville.

Meet A Wired Fundraiser: Anne Jackson, FlowerDust

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In August, I did a little fundraising experiment that involved Twitter and an integrated offline component at the Gnomedex Conference in Seattle. This story is the fundraising equivalent of the bikini-clad woman in the Slimfast ad - a special success story."

4 bbcon 2019 Takeaways to Help You Maximize Your Foundation’s Impact in 2020

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Alexis Fish, Senior Business Analyst at Blackbaud, and Aaron Larkin, Product Manager for Blackbaud Volunteer Solutions delivered their bbcon session “Measuring Impact at Every Level” to an overflowing room of foundations and fundraising professionals.

7 Nonprofits that Inspired Us in 2013 and How Your Favorite Nonprofit Can Make the List this Year.

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Best Interactive Campaign – Heifer International – Heifer International needed to develop a fundraising campaign that would stand out among others and engage donors during the busy 2012 holiday season. This is a guest post by Bill Fryman.

Maximizing Meetings: 3 M’s to Make Event Committee Meetings Meaningful

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Tammy has managed events for more than 23 years in major markets such as Los Angeles, Nashville, Boston and Washington, DC, and has managed more than 75 special events in her career. Mission is the number one way to motivate your volunteers to fundraise on your organization’s behalf. It is a subtle way to remind your volunteers that making a fundraising call is the easy part; fighting cancer, quitting school or being homeless is the hard part.

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They''ve had great success in particular with "mini-Ignite" sessions, where the community can to present in Ignite -style around a topic (fundraising, technology, etc.). Besides Minneapolis and Nashville , groups have started up in Ohio , South Florida , Salt Lake City , and Connecticut.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

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We know that good stories power fundraising and marketing, so join one of our free events to discover powerful case studies and connect with digital storytelling experts in your community. Nashville, Tennessee: Apps4Change Demo Breakfast — Nashville — September 2017.

How Do You Have Fun and Do Good on Your (Gasp, 40th) Birthday?

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Inspired by an article about birthday fitness challenges in Backpacker Magazine , Adrian decided to celebrate his 24th birthday with a physical and mental challenge, and a fundraiser for the Nashville Rescue Mission.