GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

EveryAction

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. By evaluating your existing volunteer program and renewing your focus on recruitment and retention, you can build a thriving and sustainable volunteer program that will propel your work forward. Evaluating Your Existing Volunteer Program.

Your Official #19NTC Local's Guide to Portland

EveryAction

We’re eagerly packing our bags, and can’t wait to see our nonprofit friends and family from around the country at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon. If you’re like us, you’re already planning both your conference agenda (stopping by the EveryAction booth, panels on fundraising automation , managing relationships with vendors , and maximizing multi-channel ROI , and hitting up the hottest conference party ), and your free time for exploring the city.

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GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

EveryAction

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! And if you work on a college campus, don't forget to check out our guide to helping students register to vote !

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. You can supplement this guide with some seriously handy templates and samples by downloading the Nonprofit Strategic Fundraising Plan Guide Add-Ons.

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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

EveryAction

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. With more Americans getting their news through social media, video content provides an opportunity to grow your audience and make your story heard. Two-thirds of Americans get at least some of their news on social media and those platforms prioritize video content because it commands attention.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

EveryAction

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. It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

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The Ultimate Guide to Year-End Giving

Wild Apricot

Follow these steps to make your year-end giving campaign the best yet, as well as getting inspired by three great examples

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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. We live in a digital world, and while tried and true tactics like direct mail and telemarketing aren’t going away anytime soon, donors and activists increasingly expect nonprofits to communicate with them through digital mediums.

A Guide to bbcon 2020 for Higher Ed Professionals

Connection Cafe

While you might not be able to join us in person this year, one thing is for certain – bbcon 2020 Virtual will still expose you to new ideas and people and hopefully inspire you when you return to work.

The Complete Membership Database Selection Guide

Wild Apricot

This membership database selection guide is perfect to help small organizations, associations and nonprofits just getting started with formally managing their member data or looking to switch systems

Going Virtual – An Alternative Volunteer Event Guide

Connection Cafe

Even before our current health situation arose , technology has been the leading method of engaging employees in today’s society. In the span of one year, from 2016 to 2017, remote work grew 7.9%. Over the last five years , remote work grew 44% and over the previous 10 years, it grew 91%.

The Ultimate Guide to Nonprofit Branding

Wild Apricot

In this guide to nonprofit branding, learn why your organization needs its own brand, how to create one and how to use it to drive your mission

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Instagram For Nonprofits: The Ultimate Guide

Wild Apricot

Find out how to use instagram to your advantage with this ultimate guide Instagram is an untapped resource for nonprofits when used correctly.

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A Guide to Outsourcing for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

A Guide to Outsourcing for Nonprofit Organizations. Top Nonprofit Brand Book / Style Guide examples. The post A Guide to Outsourcing for Nonprofit Organizations appeared first on GlobalOwls. Are you struggling to find the right people to help you grow your Nonprofit?

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A Quick Guide to bbcon 2020 for Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

Our quick guide will help you hit the ground running so you can unlock the tools, expertise and inspiration to achieve your greatest impact. Are you ready for bbcon? Consider this 3-day experience a tremendous gift to yourself and your organization to access and connect with the leading minds in nonprofit technology around the world. Picking your session as a “nonprofit”.

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The Ultimate Guide To Creating Nonprofit Annual Reports

Wild Apricot

Simplify the process with this ultimate guide full of expert advice and examples Getting started with a nonprofit annual report for the first time, or just want a refresher?

The Ultimate Guide to Nonprofit Branding

Wild Apricot

In this guide to nonprofit branding, learn why your organization needs its own brand, how to create one and how to use it to drive your mission

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The Ultimate Membership Renewal Guide

Wild Apricot

If you’re in the same boat, check out our extensive guide on the topic to learn when to send renewal notices, how to ask, and more Membership renewal is a tricky topic for many organizations.

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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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Fundraising From Home: A Nonprofit Hub Guide

NonProfit Hub

The post Fundraising From Home: A Nonprofit Hub Guide appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Working from home has presented some… challenges. Your productivity may be lacking, your team may be a bit more disorganized than usual, and your work attire has probably changed a bit. And as the giving season comes closer, your 2020 fundraising events have probably changed quite a bit as well.

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COVID-19 Response Guide for Public Health Officials

VisionLink

Available Now: covid-local.org Visionlink's data science partner, Talus Analytics, has been working with the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) Bio team, the Center for Global Development, and the Georgetown University Center for Global Health Science and Security to create an authoritative guide for COVID-19 response. You can access the guide here.

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating A Membership Site

Wild Apricot

If you're thinking of creating a membership site, this ultimate guide has everything you need to know to get started

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Overcoming Screen Fatigue: A Nonprofit Hub Guide

NonProfit Hub

The post Overcoming Screen Fatigue: A Nonprofit Hub Guide appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. At the beginning of 2020, I doubt any of us imagined our routines would become completely uprooted in a matter of days. Due to the global pandemic, “office life” is now seen as a fond memory, and our daily commute is a total of one minute ? or as long as it takes to walk from your bed to your desk. I was so excited to be able to work from home ?

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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. That said, we’ve compiled a few resources that might help you think through your next website redesign. Audience Analysis. View the Session Recording | Download the Slides.

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A Guide to Exploring the Untapped Potential of Canada’s Multicultural Donors

Connection Cafe

As organizations look to diversify and broaden their contributor bases, the study and its findings can help guide the charitable and nonprofit sector on how best to engage these population groups. If you ask Canadians what makes our country so special, many will point to its diversity.

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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. Having a detailed strategic plan in place before embarking on a fundraising campaign can be a huge determinant of its success, even before the first dollar is raised.

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A Guide for Planning Your #GivingTuesdayNow Campaign in 5 Days

Connection Cafe

Dollar amounts connected to a tangible impact guide understanding of what donors can influence. Now, more than ever, organizations need their communities to rally behind them. The potential health and economic repercussions resulting from COVID-19 are worrisome for many, but your mission stands strong and your donors believe in you. GivingTuesdayNow, on May 5, 2020, was developed by the GivingTuesday organization as an emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A Nonprofit Guide to DIY Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

The post A Nonprofit Guide to DIY Fundraising appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. The concept of ‘DIY Fundraising’ has been quite popular in the nonprofit world for some time now. Lately, the DIY fundraising mentality has been adopted by the for-profit world as well. For those looking to incorporate this fundraising concept into their business or organization, they must understand exactly what it is and what the current trends are. What is DIY Fundraising?

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The Ultimate Membership Renewal Guide

Wild Apricot

We combined the results from that survey to research conducted by the Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report (published by Marketing General Incorporated) and other sources to create this helpful guide If you are looking for ideas to refresh your membership renewal process, you’re not alone! With access to thousands of organization across North America, we decided to conduct an extensive survey on their membership renewal practices.

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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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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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Developing a Nonprofit Tech Strategy: A Step-by-Step Guide

Connection Cafe

Just as your organization’s story — its mission, community, history, constituents, partners, everything that makes it unique — should guide your organization’s engagement strategies , your underlying tech foundations should be guided by a similar roadmap, as well. Check out this guide from Astron Solutions to learn more about talent management systems designed for smaller organizations to see some in action.

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[Examples] Most beautiful Nonprofit Brand Books/Style Guides

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

[Examples] Most beautiful Nonprofit Brand Books/Style Guides. Want to create a brand book / style guide for your nonprofit? A Brand Book / Style Guide can help. In this article, we’ll go into: What a Brand Book / Style Guide is. What is a Brand Book / Style Guide?

A 7 Step Guide to LinkedIn Marketing

NonProfit Hub

The post A 7 Step Guide to LinkedIn Marketing appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. LinkedIn isn’t new, and neither is the idea that every business needs a LinkedIn presence. LinkedIn, the professional social networking platform has been around longer than Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat. The majority of its users are on it daily, which provides businesses and brands with a great platform for implementing a social media marketing strategy. .

The Ultimate Guide To Creating Nonprofit Annual Reports

Wild Apricot

Simplify the process with this ultimate guide full of expert advice and examples Getting started with a nonprofit annual report for the first time, or just want a refresher?

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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. Her prior guide dog had not been all that successful and she had to switch after just two years (5-9 being more typical for the length of guiding service). dog Halperin guide dog paycheck Bookshare Liz

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Nonprofit Advertising: A Guide to Different Approaches and Examples

Wild Apricot

This guide will give you lots of ideas on how to make the most of your advertising budget and broaden your reach Advertising for your nonprofit doesn't have to be expensive.

Social Media Engagement: A How-To Guide

NonProfit Hub

The post Social Media Engagement: A How-To Guide appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. With so much content being published on the internet every second, it can feel like no one is really listening. You post online, but not many people are interacting and responding to it. By changing how you approach your social media presence, you can create ways to ramp up your social media engagement. Top priority: content. The quality of your content should be the first thing you consider.

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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A Complete Guide on eLearning

Gyrus

Whether you are a novice on eLearning or you have been using it for a long time and are an expert, you’ll agree that it has been continually scaling the online learning industry

3 Essentials for Fundraising Technology: A Beginner’s Guide

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

3 Essentials for Fundraising Technology: A Beginner’s Guide. Check out this starter’s guide and learn more. That’s why we’ve put together this quick guide to help you get started. For more design tips, take a look at this handy guide from DNL OmniMedia. According to Snowball’s guide on text-to-give , the entire process can be completed in less than a minute! The post 3 Essentials for Fundraising Technology: A Beginner’s Guide appeared first on GlobalOwls.

A Nonprofit’s Guide to Risk Management

NonProfit Hub

surveyed in the November 2018 “State of Nonprofit Cybersecurity” report have created a policy to guide their approach to the risk of cybersecurity, but nearly 39 percent don’t have any policy and 6 percent said they didn’t know if they did or not. There are plenty of free resources online to help guide your plan and implementation. The post A Nonprofit’s Guide to Risk Management appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. It’s a big world out there.

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The Complete Guide to Choosing a Nonprofit CMS

Wild Apricot

This guide walks you through everything you need to know when choosing a CMS for your nonprofit Your nonprofit CMS can make a huge difference in the success of your organization.

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