Activating the Millennial Generation

Connection Cafe

I hope this doesn’t scare you, because once you get past some of the negative propaganda surrounding this generation, you’ll find a passionate group of people who are driven by a desire to do good and make a difference.

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Millennials: How to Gain the Loyalty of Younger Generations

Connection Cafe

We’ve have been coined as the “Facebook Generation” and the “Lazy Generation ”, but I’d like to challenge the stereotypes. The Next Generation in American Giving report also provides promising statistics about the giving preferences of younger generations.

7 Strong Stats About The Next Generation Of Donors

TechImpact

” Here are 10 stats to help you appeal to the next generation of givers. 49% of Generation Y said they would be more likely to donate if they can see the impact of their donation. Over 50% of this generation were interested in recurring donations.

Generational Differences Are Real

SocialFish

It doesn’t take a lot of searching on the web to find essays, posts, and articles that declare generational differences a big lie. Many of them center around Millennials, particularly because that generation has been covered in the press with many different names (Gen Y, NetGen, etc.)

Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

SocialFish

I am super excited to share with you our brand new Generations on-demand course. It also includes a copy of Jamie’s Generational Differences in the Workplace e-book. WHOO HOO!

Why Generative?

SocialFish

Why did we use the not-so-commonly-known word, “generative” in describing one of our human elements. After all, people have a pretty quick feel for what we mean by open, trustworthy, and courageous, but not so much with generative. So why generative?

Top 5 Fundraising Ideas from The Next Generation of American Giving [+Slides]

Connection Cafe

All generations are not created equal! How about you leave a comment below with your best ideas on how to use The Next Generation of American Giving Research to improve fundraising performance? Learn more about generational giving in America.

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6 Ways to Generate More Media Coverage This Year

NonProfit Hub

The post 6 Ways to Generate More Media Coverage This Year appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. When you launch a nonprofit, its beneficiaries claim your attention, and rightly so. The people you impact should be your first priority. However, to reach those people with education, resources and services, you need external aid from the press. Here are six ways to capture the interest of the press and earn media coverage to help you impact your local community. Build relationships with the press.

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Part 1: How to Generate More Nonprofit Website Traffic

TechImpact

The post Part 1: How to Generate More Nonprofit Website Traffic appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Photobucket. We all strive to build and maintain beautiful websites.

The 5 Ways Your Nonprofit’s Website Generates Traffic

TechImpact

Google’s algorithm for generating this list is of course proprietary, but it is important to find out what search terms are being used to land users onto your webpage. Social media is a less used, but no less important, means of generating web traffic.

Generations and Inclusion

SocialFish

I spoke recently to a group of HR professionals in Pennsylvania about Managing Generational Diversity. Then I go over the basic characteristics of the four generations in today’s workplace (Silent, Boomers, X, and Millennials).

Learning Who Gives: How Generations X, Y, Baby Boomers, and Matures Donate

Connection Cafe

Join Pam for an informational webinar “Who Gives: How Generations X, Y, Baby Boomers, and Matures Donate” on November 13th. Boomers are the generational cohort that charitable organizations should focus on today. By Pam Loeb, Gayle Vogel and Emily Hahn of Edge Research.

Activating the Generation of Do-Gooders: MCON 2016

Connection Cafe

Like with generations past, Millennials (born 1980-2000) are the “it” audience right now. They’ve overtaken all other generations in terms of population in the United States, and they’ve recently surpassed Baby Boomers to become the largest generation in the workforce. But also like generations past, Millennials do things differently. And as the largest generation in the country, they’re the ones setting the expectations and making the rules (or will be soon).

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Three Apps to Reach Generation Z

Frogloop

Unfortunately, most nonprofits don't spend enough time or resources cultivating young people, despite the fact that Generation Z will comprise 40% of consumers by 2020. I don't have to tell you that advocates and donors are the heart of your organization. You would not survive without them.

Social Business and Generations

SocialFish

Of course, a few years ago (when social media was still being discounted as a possible fad), there was a more pressing challenge for organizations: generational diversity. So have generational issues been superseded by social media and social business? Every generation is social.

User-Generated Content: Put your constituents to work!

Connection Cafe

With User-Generated Content, you can actually rely on your constituents for some of that writing. The most simple and ubiquitous form of User-Generated Content is a Comments space. For many nonprofits, writing new online content can be a huge burden.

Igniting the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders

Frogloop

Yet most nonprofits operate in very old school ways and if we don’t begin to openly examine the problems with these dated structures, we will fail in setting up future generations for nonprofit leadership success.

The Next Generation of American Giving: Insights, Takeaways, & Suggestions From The Nonprofit Industry

Connection Cafe

You may have heard that Blackbaud recently released a generational giving study and associated infographic that covers the Next Generation of American Giving! Take a gander at what industry professionals are saying about your donors: baby boomers, generations x and y, and the matures. 5 of a Number of Takeaways from Blackbaud’s 2013 Next Generation Giving Study – NPQ. Charitable Giving Demographics: Baby Boomers the Most Generous Generation – Millionaire Corner.

Generation Generosity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Trendwatching has released its February report called " Generation Generosity " They sum it up as: "Giving is the new taking, and sharing is the new giving.n The most important driver behind GENERATION G is a wide variety of consumers and citizens being more generous.

Succession Strategy: Mapping the Next Generation of Leadership

NonProfit Hub

This much rings true for your nonprofit organization and the next generation of do-gooders. These are the people who have your back; these are the people who understand your mission – and they could be the next generation of leaders for your organization.

Mentoring The Next Generation IS A Valuable Investment

TechImpact

But according to a recent guest post on Beth … Continued The post Mentoring The Next Generation IS A Valuable Investment appeared first on Tech Impact. Many of us would like to volunteer our time to mentor young people, to offer some guidance and friendship to those who need it most.

Succession Planning for the Next Generation of Leadership

NonProfit Hub

This much rings true for your nonprofit organization and the next generation of do-gooders. These are the people who have your back; these are the people who understand your mission – and they could be the next generation of leaders for your organization.

NPR Generation Listen — Get It First: NPR Listening Party Kit

AFP Blog

NPR Generation Listen — Get It First: NPR Listening Party Kit : "We’re excited to be launching on #GivingTuesday, Dec. Sign up to be the first to get the NPR Listening Party Kit: Giving Edition right here. We can’t wait to see how you #hostyourown. Just download the kit, gather your favorite people, and jump right into your #nprlisteningparty. And please tag yourselves and @NPRgenlisten in your pics to help us spread the spirit of giving and curiosity this holiday season." 'via

How to Generate More Major Gifts with Less

NonProfit Hub

With years of experience under his belt, Greg Warner, the founder of MarketSmart , has been offering support in lead generation to private businesses and nonprofits. Join us this afternoon with Greg Warner to learn more about how to generate more major gifts and planned gifts with less. .

Part 2: How To Generate More Nonprofit Website Traffic

TechImpact

In part 1 of this blog series , we discussed how essential posting and maintaining quality content on your nonprofit’s website is to generating traffic. But driving more traffic to your website goes beyond just generating and maintaining updated content.

Generation Rwanda: Two Stories

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Both are on full scholarship at the Kigali Health Institute and are supported by nonprofit call “ Generation Rwanda ” that helps orphans and other socially vulnerable people in Rwanda become leaders and foster economic development and social reconciliation.

How to generate Twitter leads using automation

SocialFish

The Twittersphere is stupid awesome for generating leads and various PR opportunities. The opportunities to generate leads from Twitter are definitely there, they’re just waiting for someone like you to respond.

[Cause Camp] The Three As of of Nonprofit Content Generation

NonProfit Hub

Enter Steven Shattuck, Bloomerang’s content generator and social media extraordinaire. The post [Cause Camp] The Three As of of Nonprofit Content Generation appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Featured Social Media advocacy appeals appreciation As content generation hub Nonprofit three

The Smartphone Generation and Healthcare Marketing

Mobile Commons

As mobile phones become ubiquitous, there’s a huge opportunity for healthcare marketers to capitalize on this shift, especially with today’s smartphone generation of millennials. The Rise of the Smartphone-Only Generation.

[New!!] How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation?

SocialFish

How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation? Take the Millennial Alignment Scan to find out!

Nonprofits Need To Nurture the Next Generation of New Leaders

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We need a new generation of leaders. who asked the senior program staffer to generate a new idea for a fundable program? A new leader can’t grow unless given the rope to generate an idea and execute. Flickr Photo by Wesley Fryer.

3 Ways to Generate More Revenue at Your Events

Connection Cafe

Here are a few options for generating more revenue at your events. Fundraising events

How Can Nonprofits Attract the Next Generation of Donors?

ASU Lodestar Center

The act of charitable giving is here to stay, but the nature of giving is constantly evolving with generations. Although every donor is different, research has been conducted to determine commonalities among generational giving. Cause, Influence, and the Next Generation Workforce (pp.

Connected Generation: Youth Workers and Social Media

Amy Sample Ward

Earlier this month, the Connected Generation conference brought lots of folks from organizations and direct services groups, as well as practitioners, educators, and researchers together in Bristol, UK, to talk about the use of social media in youth work.

Social Media Lessons from 4 Generations of Canadian Donors

Connection Cafe

Social media may seem like the way to reach the next generation of donors. Social Media Generation Profiles. Generation X (or Gen X, born 1965 – 1980). Civics: Civics are using social networks, but not as much as other generations.

The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | The Philanthrobabble Generator

AFP Blog

The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | The Philanthrobabble Generator: "Thanks to the Philanthrobabble Generator (PBG), an innovative and impactful component of NPQ’s capacity building toolbox, you will never again have to actually think for yourself when crafting a grant proposal.

Prospect Generators: 4 Essential Tips to Find New Donors

Donor Search

As you begin the prospect research and development process, you might find yourself becoming overwhelmed both with the possibilities and the magnitude of the task at hand. Although it’s never easy work, there are a number of effective prospect development strategies you can follow to ensure the success of your major campaigns. One core strategy… DonorSearch Products Implementing Prospect Research Preparing for Prospect Research Uncategorized

Generation Y – Reinventing the Way We Communicate

SocialFish

Those of us born between 1980 to 1995 are commonly referred to as Generation-Y. To be honest, I think the name N-Gen (Net Generation) is more befitting. We are in the 6th / 7th generation and still they have not evolved in their format and focus.

Net2 Think Tank Round-Up: User Generated Content

Amy Sample Ward

This month’s Net2 Think Tank topic focused on user generated content. Can User Generated Content Create Unique Community Opportunities? Ana at JelloBrain has a terrific post discussing the relationship between user generated content and the organizations and infastructure on which that content is posted. Tags: net2thinktank roundup casestudy net2 user generated content Have you used a campaign or a project to invite contributions?

Preparing Your Online Community for the Digital Generation

SocialFish

————– In a few years, the Millennial generation (born between 1982 and 2004) will be the single largest segment of the workforce—a spot they will hold for decades to come. This is the first generation to NOT remember the work world without the Internet. (If