Revitalizing Global Partnerships to Further the Sustainable Development Goals

Connection Cafe

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) present us with a great opportunity to address the world’s most pressing issues and, as we are quickly learning, we need to work together across sectors and borders to strengthen our means of implementation.

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17 Goals in 14 Years—This is Impact 2030. Let’s Build a Better World.

Connection Cafe

This week is the first anniversary of the Sustainable Development Goals —a set of 17 goals and 169 targets to save millions of lives, to protect our planet, and to stop a large range of injustices. The Global Goals are for all us: They’re for our neighbors.

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How a Multi-Sectoral Partnership is Fueling Progress Towards Gender Equality and the 2030 Global Goals

Connection Cafe

In 2017, Equal Measures 2030 —an independent civil society and private sector-led partnership—was established in order to connect data and evidence with advocacy and action as a means to drive gender equality and reach the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. .

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Developing Fanatic Discipline to Meet P2P Fundraising Goals

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In 1911, Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott planned their South Pole expeditions with the goal to get there first. His research helped also him formulate a detailed plan for food, transportation, and their goal to travel 17 miles a day. Life is unpredictable.

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Create the Right Goals for Your Website


Pageviews aren’t the goal. Your goal is the goal. You have to set the right goals for your website. If its goals are focused on increasing revenue, then that’s what you are focused on. But whatever those business goals are, your website goals should match them.

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5 Cold Calling Tips to Meet Your Fundraising Goals


The fundraising call has always been a staple of donor outreach. However, changes + advancements in the ways you communicate with your audience means adjusting your approach to the dreaded cold call.

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From an Event Manager | Focus on the End Goal: Donor Engagement + Retention

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Focusing on the end goal was a difficult concept for me to grasp when I began my career in fundraising at Children’s Home + Aid , specifically when it came to special events and board relations. At the end of the day, the event is the vehicle, not the end goal.

How Social Media Influencers Fuel your Fundraising Goals


If they know you and care about you, they will help you achieve your goals.

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Easily Measure Conversion Rates by Setting Goals in Google Analytics

NonProfit Hub

Google Analytics can be overwhelming and confusing, but setting up Goals in your Google Analytics account helps to narrow down what you need to be looking at. Setting Goals in Google Analytics is an easy way to track these conversion metrics on your supporters. Click on New Goal.

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#NPTechChat — Storytelling for Sustainable Development Goals

Tech Soup Blog

In November 2015, the United Nations unanimously adopted 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) across the social, economic, and environmental spectrum, plus critical pieces relating to civil society.

A Goal Without A Plan Is Just A Wish

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Goals

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10 Goals for Nonprofit New Media Managers for 2015

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The goals suggested below are fairly easy to achieve, yet transformative to a nonprofit’s new media strategy. After the holiday break new media managers return to work energized to update and implement their list of priorities for the upcoming year.

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Your Team’s Success Begins with Good Goal Setting

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There's one gift every team deserves - a good set of goals. Human Resources Nonprofit Management human resources Non-Profit nonprofit nonprofit organization staff Strategy time management

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Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Going for Goal: Shared Knowledge Inspires Successful Giving Days. The foundations learned several things that helped them surpass their goals.

Nonprofit Blogging: Goals, Strategy and Tactics to Crush it


Let’s look at some goals, questions, strategy and tactics to get you started A post by Chris Brogan on “ Strategic Blogging and Some Tactics to Nail It ” for business got me thinking about how nonprofits could benefit from a full fledged blogging strategy. A well implemented blog with a solid strategy behind it can be an incredible tool to help you connect with supporters on the web.

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How the Head of UNDP Uses Twitter To Engage Around Development Policy Goals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I listened in to a Twitter chat with Helen Clark, head of UNDP , answer questions about the Millennium Development Goals , including the overarching goal of cutting poverty in half by 2015. UNDP’s network links and coordinates global and national efforts to reach these Goals.

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Your Big, Hairy, Audacious Marketing and Fundraising Goals…

John Haydon

We’ve all been in that meeting about marketing and fundraising goals. The post Your Big, Hairy, Audacious Marketing and Fundraising Goals… appeared first on John Haydon.

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7 Tips For Setting Goals

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of the best advice I''ve ever found about goal-setting are from two-time U.S. Here are his seven tips for setting goals , whether are your workplace or away-from-work goals: Be clear and specific about what it is you are trying to accomplish. Write your goals down.

Achieving the SDGs: Taking Action for the 2030 Agenda In Your Community

Connection Cafe

It’s a big statement, a big goal. When you consider a goal like ending hunger, you have a couple of choices. You could either think, ‘That is way too big for me to wrap my mind around,’ or you can say, ‘That’s a big goal, and I can do something to move the needle, even by one tick.’.

The Key Performance Indicators and the Elephant


No, it just means these are KPIs but not end goals. Interactive Online Fundraising Search Engine Optimization Web Design Goals online strategies setting goalsDoes this mean you shouldn’t pay attention to form completion rate (or the reverse metric, form abandonment rate)?

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Reflections from the World Economic Forum: Four Big Trends for Social Good Organizations to Watch

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If you’re coming from the nonprofit side, are you leveraging this shift and thinking expansively about the potential good your corporate partners can contribute to your goals? Organizations that Embrace the Sustainable Development Goals will be on the Leading Edge. Social Good 2030 4IR AI csr Davos Fourth Industrial Revolution Global Goals Hacktivision nonprofit quantum modeling Social Economy Sustainable Development Goals WEF17 World Economic Forum

What are Your Engagement Goals?

Museum 2.0

There are many different forms of engagement with many different outcomes depending on your goals, your project, or your institution." In early 2014, we developed a set of five engagement goals: Relevant, Sustainable, Bridging, Participatory, Igniting.

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Get Real With Your Goals

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"People with clear, written goals accomplish far more in a shorter period of time than people without them could ever imagine." - Brian Tracy. Brian Tracy Eric Jacobson Goal Setting Goals Leadership Setting Goals

A 2017 Outlook on Corporate Responsibility

Connection Cafe

We’re likely to see the acceleration of aligning corporate philosophies and sales goals to better meet the needs of underserved populations and to address major global issues, such as noncommunicable diseases, climate change, and poverty.

Effective Goal Setting - Tips From Olympian Alan Culpepper

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you''ve had a lapse in maintaining your New Year''s resolutions, it may be time to set a new goal for yourself. Here are seven tips for goal setting from two-time U.S. Set intermediate goals that complement a long-term goal. Write your goals down.

How To Create SMART Goals

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Too often, businesses don't have clearly defined goals and even less often specific plans to reach those goals. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Goal Setting Goals Leadership

Philanthropy and Sustainable Development: Our Role as Interlocutors for Good

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“The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected” – an inspiring thought on how we will achieve the formidable Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Social Good Global Goals Partnerships philanthropy SDGs UNFPA

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Seven Tips For How To Set Goals

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you had trouble maintaining your New Year's resolutions, it may be time to start thinking about how you'll set your goals for 2016. Here are seven tips for goal setting from two-time U.S. Set intermediate goals that complement a long-term goal. Write your goals down.

Seven Tips For Setting Goals

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you''ve had a lapse in maintaining your New Year''s resolutions, it may be time to set a new goal for yourself. Here are seven tips for goal setting from two-time U.S. Set intermediate goals that complement a long-term goal. Write your goals down.

A Goal Must Have These Five Elements

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"The more specific you can be about your goal, the greater your level of success will be," explain authors Tom Pandola and James W. The authors explain that all goals must have these five elements : Goals must clarify a specific action or outcome.

#IMPACT2030 Sets Sights on Change and Transformation

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The Sustainable Development Goals are an effective way of keeping us focused on what we can do to preserve our planet and our species. Outcomes + Impact #Impact2030 Global Summit millennials philanthropy SDGs Social Good Sustainable Development Goals United Nations volunteerism

When Foundations Collaborate to Solve the World’s Problems

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CoF’s work with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a great example of collaboration in action. Foundations 2030 COF Council on Foundations foundation good is for everyone Outcomes philanthropy SDGs Sustainable Development Goals United Nations Vikki Spruill

5 things nonprofits can learn from Wikipedia’s online fundraising campaign

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They set goals and have a project plan to keep things on track. Nonprofit Fundraising donations fundraising Goals metrics Mobile mobile giving Online Fundraising online giving Wikipedia Every year, Wikipedia runs a fundraising campaign to support its operations.

How Will We Harness the Potential of the 4th Industrial Revolution for Good?  

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In the Goal 17 Partnership Space at the World Economic Forum this year – an epicenter of sustainable development collaboration around the Sustainable Development Goals – one of the clearest trends emerging was deeper partnerships across the entire social economy. (I’ll

How Skills-Based Volunteerism Creates Transformational Experiences

Connection Cafe

Then I showed the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and asked if anyone knew what they were, or if they had ever seen them. Then, when the UN makes their assessment of progress made toward these goals in 2030, they can know that they helped make a difference.

Sports as a Platform for Social Good

Connection Cafe

I had a huge dose of this goodness this summer at the DOHA Goals (Gathering of All Leaders in Sport) Forum , which aims to inspire “the creation of communities, opportunities and initiatives for growth and progress through sport.” Sports have always been a huge part of my life.

Social Media that Supports Your Organization's Goals


He'll talk about how to use social media within the framework of your broader strategies at our upcoming webinar, " Social Media that Supports Your Organization's Goals ". > In this webinar, you'll learn: How to apply SMART goals to your social media campaigns. Hopefully, the band wagon has passed your organization, %%FIRST%%, leaving you to contemplate social media strategically, without the distractingly rhythmic drum beat of "you need this, you need this, you need this".

Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With our blog firmly established as a valuable source of content, we are now developing strategies to further leverage our blog to support our policy goals. Goals. Flickr Photo by Vox Photo.

New Year, New Web Design Trends


Interactive Mobile Web Design Goals Non-Profit web designObservations about how web design has evolved over the last decade to be flatter, bigger and simpler, all making it easier to translate into a mobile experience.

7 Marketing Resolutions for Every Nonprofit Communications Plan

John Haydon

If you’re like most nonprofit communicators, you have a list of specific goals for 2014. But whatever your goals are, make sure they cover these seven resolutions for 2014: 1. Strategy nonprofit goals planning smart goals split-testing

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