GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself. A thriving volunteer program can help maximize your organization’s impact.

GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For full instructions on running voter registration and other types of civic engagement campaigns, download our nonprofit guide today! For more tips on navigating legal boundaries and planning a full campaign, download the complete guide below!

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool. By appealing to a wide range of our senses, videos capture our attention and activate our emotions, unlike any other medium.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Using this process to identify different types of donors in your universe is extremely useful in guiding your efforts to segment your list and fine tune the messaging that you use for each group.

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

Everyaction

We created this guide to help you build just that. The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide explores the fundraising planning process and breaks down each of the necessary elements that will allow you and your team to elevate your next campaign.

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The 2016 Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

We created this guide to help you build just that. For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them.

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A Complete Guide to Strategic Web Design for Nonprofits

NetWits

Web Design and Branding Guide creative Nonprofit web design web designWhat goes into creating and designing a successful nonprofit website that inspires action? That’s a great question. One that every nonprofits should think about from time to time.

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A Nonprofit's Guide to Improving Digital Engagement

Everyaction

With this informative guide, we share ideas to help you improve your digital engagement. Covered inside this guide are topics including: Strategies for growing your email list.

Best Practice Guide to Purposeful Website Wireframes

Connection Cafe

According to Wikipedia, a wireframe is a “visual guide that represents the skeletal framework of a website” If you’re going through a design project, you’ll likely see wireframes after a user research phase and possibly a sitemap phase.

Data Appends: A Guide for Your Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Analytics is all the rage in development offices. Data scientists and prospect researchers on the nonprofit payroll are working side by side to mine data within the nonprofit’s information system and create models that predict who is likely to give—and who is not.

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My Guide Dog Ate My Paycheck

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Liz had just gotten back from getting her new guide dog, Welton. She told an enthralled audience all about the ten stages of guide dog training and the process of being matched up with a dog. dog Halperin guide dog paycheck Bookshare Liz

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Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC

EveryAction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Check out the list below and make sure to read the travel tips at the end! The Dabney. With locally-sourced dishes that change daily, the Dabney recently received a Michelin star and is worth the wait.

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The Ultimate Guide to Promoting Your School’s Giving Day

Connection Cafe

Joe Garecht’s eBook, How to Hold a Successful Giving Day for Your School , offers great advice for development teams on running a giving day event. He even tackles the big question: Whether your school should run a stand-alone giving day or participate in #GivingTuesday? In this article, we’re going to discuss the critical role marketing plays in the event’s overall success.

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A Guide to Evaluating Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Fast forward five years, Madeleine has published a new guide on evaluating networks. A Guide to Evaluating Networks – Guest Post By Madeleine Taylor. The guide can be downloaded at www.NetworkImpact.org/NetworkEvaluation.

Donor Stewardship: Guiding Donors to The Next Level of Support

Connection Cafe

In order to move donors to higher levels of commitment, you must understand the journey and steps required to guide them. As you engage donors, your focus should be on guiding them up the donor pyramid—to the next level commitment.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

Everyaction

Don’t forget to download our CRM shopping guide (below) for step-by-step instructions for navigating the entire process, including helpful worksheets and more! For more, click below to download our step-by-step guide to shopping for a CRM for your nonprofit!

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Your Official Netroots Guide to Shopping Local (and Progressive) in Phoenix

EveryAction

That's why, with help from the awesome folks at Local First Arizona , I've put together an eating, drinking, shopping, and local attractions guide to supporting local and progressive businesses in Phoenix!

Book Giveaway: Mazarine Treyz, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising

Amy Sample Ward

She’s worked in development offices of all sizes and has recently put her years of experience and training down on paper in The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising. And here’s what she shared: Mazarine Treyz, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising.

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7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

this guide ! guide to effective annual giving campaigns , you'll find tips on keeping your annual campaigns like Giving Tuesday and End of Year fresh, exciting, and successful every year. #GivingTuesday is right around the corner!

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Style Guide: Investor Presentations

NonProfit Hub

Below we’ve got a guide to the differences between business casual, smart casual and business professional and when is the right time to wear each. Try taking a peek at Vu Le’s guide for nonprofit success for an in-depth look at colors and what certain articles of clothing convey. The post Style Guide: Investor Presentations appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Feeling comfortable in your work environment is an important part of your company culture.

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The Social Media Pocket Guide

SocialFish

————— From real-time marketing to pay to play, social TV and more, the Pocket Guide by SpredFast can help your team stay up to date on today’s social realities. The post The Social Media Pocket Guide appeared first on SocialFish.

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Step-by-Step Guide: Nonprofit Walking Meetings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s a step-by-step guide to get your nonprofit staff walking their way to more productive work. According to the Feet First Walking Guide: One on One Meetings: Meeting as a pair tends to be easy.

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A short guide to businesses who are paying volunteers

VolunteerMark

We''ve talked about ways you can recruit paid volunteers - today, let''s get specific and explore the types of businesses you want to recruit at in order to find paid volunteers

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Professional Guides — Pistachio

AFP Blog

Professional Guides — Pistachio: "Professional GuidesIndustry-specific guides to Twitter, by profession.".

The Ultimate Guide To Text-To-Give Fundraising

Wild Apricot Blog

Whether you've tried it yet or not, we have the ultimate guide to help you succeed. Have you dipped your toes into the world of text-to-give fundraising? text-to-give-fundraising text-to-donate text-to-give

Emergency Response Guide

Connection Cafe

Download and put our " Be Prepared When Your Mission Calls " rapid response fundraising guide to work for you. A few of the top takeaways from the guide include: Respond Quickly — When communicating during times of crisis, simplicity and effectiveness are far more important than design or prose. Author: Kent Gilliam. Is your organization working to ready itself to respond to the needs caused by the earthquake in Japan? Convio wants to help you.

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The Year-End Survival Guide for Community Foundations

Connection Cafe

Microsoft Support offers how-to guides and tutorials on merge template creation. By almost any measure, and in almost every industry, December is the busiest month of the year. This is especially true for community foundations.

7 Step Policy Guide for Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

In part two of this series, “ How To Develop Your Nonprofit Operating Reserves ,” we examined common factors that organizations should take into account when considering how much to set aside for their operating reserves.

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Your Official #NN18 Local's Guide to New Orleans

Everyaction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year , and we're so excited to be headed down South to the Big Easy! Considering our team is obsessed with all that is NOLA, we thought we'd share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, party, and enjoy the sights while visiting for the Netroots Nation 2018 Conference. Check out the list below! Historic Jackson Square.

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Periscope for Nonprofits: A Quick Guide & Review | Socialbrite

AFP Blog

Periscope for Nonprofits: A Quick Guide & Review | Socialbrite : 'via Blog this

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Guide to Migration from Oracle to PostgreSQL

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Oracle and PostgreSQL are the most powerful and popular object-relational DBMS. Both of them are supplied with a lot of advanced features and wide range of administration and development tools.

Your Nonprofit’s Complete Guide To The Cloud

TechImpact

A 4 step guide to a successful tech implementation. The post Your Nonprofit’s Complete Guide To The Cloud appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of IT Business Edge.

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A Complete Guide to Strategic Web Design for Nonprofits

NetWits

… Web Design Guide creative Nonprofit web design web designWhat goes into creating and designing a successful nonprofit website that inspires action?

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Ten Sample Guiding Business Principles

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Guiding Business Principles Leadership

Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

Frogloop

If you're nonprofit wants to ramp up its social media posting strategy, check out this One-Page Social Media Posting Guide by Topnonprofits.com , which offers tips on content strategy, the best times to post social media updates, and understanding your audiences.

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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For tips on planning a successful campaign of your own, download our Nonprofit Campaign Plan Guide & Template below!

30 Steps to Guide Your Nonprofit Website Redesign

EveryAction

At EveryAction, we know redesigning nonprofit websites can be an overwhelming process. We believe a successful nonprofit requires a strong digital presence an d that a strong website is the foundation of any successful digital campaign. nonprofit website redesign nonprofit websites

Your Official #18NTC Local's Guide to New Orleans

Everyaction

We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year , and we're so excited to be headed down South to the Big Easy! Considering our team is obsessed with all that is NOLA, we thought we'd share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, party, and enjoy the sights while visiting for the Nonprofit Technology Conference. Check out the list below! Historic Jackson Square.

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Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She has packed all that into her new book, “ Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership.” The chapter includes a highly useful and practical guide to building a crisis management plan.

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The (Un) Guide to Conferences: What NOT to Do

NetWits

Spring is in the air and for the nonprofit community, that means the … CRM Interactive Nonprofit Management Technology #bbcon Nonprofit Conferences tips and tricks

The Ultimate Guide For Building An Email List

Connection Cafe

Social media is important when it comes to growing your brand and sending visitors to your website. Unfortunately, social media marketing alone is not enough to initiate pageviews. An email list is a marketing tool that will round out your online marketing strategy.

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Social charity spy: Guide Dogs’ Pavement Parking campaign

AFP Blog

Social charity spy: Guide Dogs’ Pavement Parking campaign : "In our first round-up of charities making the most of social media to help their campaigns go viral we highlight Guide Dogs’ Pavement Parking campaign, a hashtag from Forget Me Not Children’s Hospital and a film from Save the Children" ''via Blog this

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A Field Guide to Mobile Payments

AFP Blog

A Field Guide to Mobile Payments : Have you ever had to turn a donor away at an event because you could only accept cash or checks? With mobile payment processing tools, you can accept donations from anywhere, at any time. Not sure what your options are? We''ve compiled tools and resources on mobil

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