7 Essentials for Your Nonprofit’s Branding Guidelines

Nonprofit Tech for Good

What Are Brand Guidelines? Brand guidelines expand on the decisions you have made with the design of your logo. The most crucial reason to build brand guidelines is to have consistency across your brand. Formatting Your Brand Guidelines.

Who Qualifies as a Major Donor Prospect for Your Organization? (3 Guidelines)

The Fundraising Authority

Here are my guidelines for figuring out who is and who isn’t a good major donor prospect for your organization. Keep these three guidelines in mind as you develop your next major donor prospect list!

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Guest Blogging Guidelines

Bloomerang

The post Guest Blogging Guidelines appeared first on Bloomerang Bloomerang accepts article submissions from thought-leaders in the nonprofit sector.

New Mastercard Guidelines – September 2022

Qgiv

Mastercard has announced new guidelines that will affect recurring donations. The post New Mastercard Guidelines – September 2022 appeared first on Qgiv Blog. To help provide context, we’ve summarized the key changes and what Qgiv is doing to comply.

5 Guidelines to Keep Virtual Meetings on Track, Inclusive and Engaging

NonProfit PRO

Collaborative technology is incredible. It can empower people across locations to share their individual ideas and build on others’ ideas. The whole can be greater than the sum of the parts. Software/Technology Collaborative Technology Virtual Meetings

Matching Gift Guidelines | Ratios, Minimums, Maximums & More

Double the Donation

largely due to a lack of awareness surrounding the programs and the matching gift guidelines and request process that are required for donors to […]. Thousands of companies match donations made by employees to a range of nonprofit causes through corporate matching gift programs.

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Social Media Policy Guidelines for Nonprofits

NCE Social Media

I was fortunate enough to serve on a committee of AFP International that brought together some social media gurus to hash out guidelines that nonprofit organizations can use to craft their own social media policies. These guidelines focus on social media from a fundraiser’s point of view but they are easy to tweak to your own needs and a great starting point if you are starting from scratch. Tags: Policy social media twitter guidelines

Really Great Team Communication Follows These 12 Guidelines

Wild Apricot

These 12 guidelines by two leading communications experts can help you create really great team communication in your organization. Team-Communication

CAGP releases new guidelines on charitable donations of life insurance

Charity Village

The post CAGP releases new guidelines on charitable donations of life insurance appeared first on CharityVillage. Following concerns expressed in recent years by some insurance industry regulators regarding the use of life insurance as a charitable giving vehicle, it was recommended that interested parties establish best practices to ensure appropriate processes and measures are followed when making use of insurance products for charitable donation purposes.

Ideal Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobson

A few guidelines will ensure a level playing field for all team members as they pursue their individual goals." Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other. "The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

Learn Design Basics and Build Brand Guidelines for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

With a solid foundation, you can begin to implement good design practices and build some brand guidelines for your organization. understand why implementing brand guidelines creates value for your organization. identify practical ways to use organizational brand guidelines consistently. understand basic best practices for developing brand guidelines. Do the words "design" and "brand guidelines" make your toes curl and teeth grind?

Eight Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobson

A few guidelines will ensure a level playing field for all team members as they pursue their individual goals." Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other. "The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

The Olympics – A Guideline to Continuous Learning

Gyrus

The Olympics – A Guideline to Continuous Learning. The post The Olympics – A Guideline to Continuous Learning appeared first on Gyrus. With the Olympics coming to a close and the closing ceremony occurring this Sunday. One cannot help but reflect back on these past few weeks, the incredible athletes and what they have accomplished.

8 Guidelines For Creating A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A few guidelines will ensure a level playing field for all team members as they pursue their individual goals." Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other. "The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

Eight Good Company Culture Guidelines

Eric Jacobson

A few guidelines will ensure a level playing field for all team members as they pursue their individual goals." Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other. "The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

Beth Kanter

We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: bit.ly/YQe91n This was a big topic that was explored during the #npsmpeer workshop at SXSW. Brian Fitzgerald who works at Greenpeace and is an expat in Amsterdam tweeted an amazing example of employee social media guidelines. We adopted a set of Guidelines that TNT created (creative commons) to ENCOURAGE their staff to use social: bit.ly/YQe91n

Eight Guidelines For A Good Company Culture

Eric Jacobson

A few guidelines will ensure a level playing field for all team members as they pursue their individual goals." Christensen's recommended eight guidelines are: We respect each other. "The clearer your company culture, the less likely it will be hijacked by the weaker personalities in your team," explains Mary Christensen , author of the book, Be A Network Marketing Leader. "A

Guideline For Finding Your Organization’s Ideal LMS

Gyrus

Have your cake and eat it too, a guideline for finding your organization's ideal LMS. The post Guideline For Finding Your Organization’s Ideal LMS appeared first on Gyrus. A post written by Meghayu Advaryu. Want to deploy and maintain the e-learnings that you have spent so much time and effort to develop? Do you want to be able to create quality actionable e-learnings? Then you’re in the market for a Learning Management System (LMS).

How to Form and Use an Advisory Board for Your Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

A nonprofit Advisory Board can be a great way to engage key supporters with relevant professional skills, life experiences, and networks. But many Advisory Boards sit idle, with members not knowing their role and organizations not knowing what to do with the Board they created.

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Set SMART Fundraising Goals for Fundraising Success

Get Fully Funded

While goals are vital to success, SMART fundraising goals help make sure you’re setting goals that you just can’t miss. That sounds good, right? Can’t miss” goals! In some form or fashion, we’ve all heard how essential goals are. Want to lose weight? Set a goal! Want to get a job in a new career?

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So You Think You Can Blog? Guidelines For New Bloggers

Care2

Your organization is starting a blog and you have all your ducks in a row. You're happy with the new blog design, you understand the platform you've chosen, you've gotten sign-off from above to move forward, and you've signed a surprising number of your staff up to serve as regular bloggers. You want to offer your bloggers some guidance and make them comfortable with the process since many of them are nervous about blogging and most have never blogged before.

Nonprofit Fundraising Videos Inspire More Giving

Get Fully Funded

Nonprofit fundraising videos bring your organization’s work to life in a way that written stories just can’t. Videos show as well as tell. They speak to supporters with authenticity and display your story in a way that easily grabs the viewer’s heart. In short, videos make an impression.

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New Mastercard Regulations Could Harm Recurring Gifts Unless You Take Action Now

NonProfit PRO

New Mastercard guidelines will change the rules for subscription payments, which include nonprofit recurring gifts, processed by the payment provider.

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Social Media Usage Guidelines: Don't moon people with cameras (or at least hide your face when you do)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What might be needed is a set of social media usage guidelines. A very smart colleague who works at a foundation helped me understand the distinction between social media policy and usage guidelines through a discussion on his Facebook wall. Beth: What about social media usage guidelines? Smart Colleague: Here's some guidelines. My colleague's guidelines are specific (and funny), but I think guidelines should not be draconian rules or controlling commandments.

Best Practices E-mail Guidelines For Effective Communication

Eric Jacobson

Here are some wise guidelines that Verizon Wireless has used to promote effective, efficient and responsible e-mail use within its company. You can find these guidelines in the new book, Managers, Can You Hear Me Now? Are you leading an organization where e-mail communication is ineffective? written by Denny F. Strigl, former CEO and President of Verizon Wireless. E-mail should bring closure to work , not create more work.

New on SSIR: You can has memesez?

Amy Sample Ward

Whether it’s “Call Me Maybe,” “Sh*t People Say,” or any other meme that comes along, here are three guidelines you can use to decide when and how to get your nonprofit involved in an Internet meme. 3 Guidelines for Nonprofits. otherblogs socialmedia guidelines howto meme ssir viralvideo youtubeMy latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review opinion blog is up!

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DMA Seeking Feedback On Updated Standards

The NonProfit Times

a streamlined version of guidelines not updated since 2014. O’Keefe described the updated guidelines as a “wholesale review” of their predecessors that consisted first of an evaluation of existing guidelines by a group of a few dozen members and then, in the past year, a more critical view of areas of focus. As the guidelines lay out, the responsible marketer provides full notice. To review the new guidelines, visit www.thedma.org.

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The Salvation Army of Austin Advertising and Social Media Guidelines ? The Salvation Army of Austin

AFP Blog

The Salvation Army of Austin Advertising and Social Media Guidelines  The Salvation Army of Austin :The Salvation Army will support your third-party fundraising effort by enabling you to link your social media campaign to specified web page(s), our Facebook fundraiser page and retweeting your Twitter campaign.

Social Media Staff Guides: Another Example

Amy Sample Ward

Timo Luege recently shared the new social media staff guidelines created at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Creating staff guidelines specific to online or social media use in organizations has been a hot topic for the last year or so and many organizations rely on examples of what other organizations or companies have created as a starting place for making their own. Why create social media staff guidelines?

December 2010 Community Builder’s Chat Wrap-up #CommBuild

Amy Sample Ward

Laura Norvig shared the guidelines used for their email listserv: E-mail discussion lists hosted by the Resource Center are not moderated. And Claire Sale shared the British Red Cross guidelines: The British Red Cross values comments both complimentary and critical. Monthly Chats chat commbuild community builder guidelines social mediaIn this month’s chat,we had some good discussion around social media guildines and online community moderation.

Opinion Page Yellow Pages

M+R

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Updated: Opinion Page Yellow Pages

M+R

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NpTech Tag Cross Blog Discussion: What do those guidelines look like?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" Michelle Murrain hints at a possible solution: "I think that it is certainly possible to disseminate some guidelines (that some people will pay attention to) for the use of the nptech tag that could increase the signal/noise ratio." " What do those guidelines look like? The Cross Blog Discussion of the NpTechTag has generated some comments and blog posts that I've summarized below.

Wild Apricot Blog : Web design and usability guidelines for non-profits: An interview with Jason King

Wild Apricot

Our EveryAction Hero: Texas Watch

EveryAction

Rather than welding the roof back on to the vehicle which is the manufacturer’s guidelines, the roof was glued on. Texas Watch is a nonpartisan citizen advocacy group founded in 1998. They just celebrated over 20 years of advocating for Texas families. With the Texas legislative session currently in progress, I called Tara Lee, Development Director of Texas Watch to talk about current policy issues and how they work to bridge the divide between their community and the political process.

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5 Best Practices for Building a Nonprofit Annual Operating Budget (with Template!)

Blue Avocado

Unlike financial statements, which have some rules and guidelines according to accounting standards, the same level of industry-imposed standardization for budget documents and formats doesn’t really exist. There are as many forms of nonprofit budgets as there are forms of organizations.

Leverage your online community for maximum member engagement and loyalty

Nimble AMS

Keep guidelines relevant. To ensure your online community is a safe, inclusive, and engaging place, you’ll want to routinely update your guidelines, making them easily accesible. Consider the following factors when updating your guidelines: Keep your rules concise.

Best Practices in Sending Year-End Statements to Donors

TechSoup

We know how busy fundraisers are at the end of the year, so we've put together these simple guidelines for you. Year-end tax statements provide donors with a convenient summary of their charitable contributions.

Virtual Fundraising Events: Top Tips and Ideas for Success

Handbid

Social distancing guidelines have transformed everything, including the fundraising landscape The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a massive shift in the day-to-day operations of nonprofits across the globe.

When And How Frequently Should You Update Your eLearning Content

Gyrus

Here are some guidelines on how frequently should one update eLearning content in the LMS Several companies have adopted the use of LMS in their organization.