Help Wanted: Wildcards!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We help the people who most need it, not those who can most afford it. Are you someone who is burning to make a difference? Someone who values doing good over a whopping salary? Do you want flexibility in your job? Benetech wants to hear from you!

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A Poem about Helping Others

VisionLink

This past week, we had a poetry contest about helping others in your community. For a chance to enter future fun contests focused on nonprofits, community-building, and helping others, like us on Facebook or follow us on twitter.

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Helping Students Discover Why Volunteering is Important

VolunteerMark

Often, young people see older adults in positions of power and success and think that in order to effect change they have to be of a certain age and status in society. But that’s not true at all.

6 Enewsletter Ideas to Help Retain Donors

NetWits

The right type of enewsletter content can help strengthen donor relationships. While nonprofits are challenged with retaining donors, one overlooked cultivation tool may be the enewsletter.

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7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For even more helpful tools for maximizing the money you raise and , check out our. Highlighting sustained giving options for your supporters (such as monthly or quarterly giving) helps you reap the benefits of Giving Tuesday throughout the year.

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The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Using a unified database allows users to see a 360-degree view of supporters, including not just donation history, but their Digital and volunteer activity, helping you build stronger and more personal connections to your donors.

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Helping Nonprofits Helps You

ASU Lodestar Center

Helping a nonprofit company is beneficial in more ways than merely boosting business; it shows a dedication to helping causes and people less fortunate than ourselves. It shows a willingness to help the community in which you live in, and gives you a face out of a crowd of businesses.

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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

A thriving volunteer program can help maximize your organization’s impact. Your co-workers and current volunteers can help you identify all of the ways that you can grow and upgrade your operation. Touch base with every department to identify what your organization needs more help with.

VisionLink Helps NAF Students “Be Future Ready”

VisionLink

Brenda Berry, NAF Assistant Vice President, Academy Development, presenting the Employer's MyNAFTrack dashboard page at the 2015 #NAFNEXT conference in Anaheim, CA.

How To Help Volunteers Create Crowdfunding Campaigns

VolunteerMark

Nonprofits rely heavily on the generosity of donors. A common, but detrimental, practice of charities is to return to the same small pool of supporters over and over again to ask for funds or volunteer hours.

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How You Can Help with Disaster Relief

NonProfit Hub

Here’s how you can help with disaster relief efforts today and every day. Another way to help disaster victims is to join the fundraising effort. If you’re strapped for cash and still want to help, look into volunteering opportunities. Keep helping.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

HSF also seeks to give its Scholars all the tools they need to do well in their course work, graduate, enter a profession, excel, help lead our nation going forward, and mentor the generations to come.

Join Me: Help Good Take Over

Connection Cafe

I strive to help others join in. It became clear that we did understand that success could be had by helping the world, not dominating it. It’s a place that believes in good and helping good take over. Help good take over. Good is a huge part of my world. Seriously.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Susan the sustaining donor believes in your nonprofit’s mission and she gives regular, recurring gifts to help support it all year long. Once you’ve gotten the 411 from your prospecting efforts, your donor management platform should be able to help you use that information more strategically.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

It's powerful workflows are meant to help nonprofit fundraisers ditch spreadsheets once and for all, and track major gifts like never before. #7.

Boulder-Based Company Creates Software to Help Haitian Children

VisionLink

How Crowdfunding Can Help Cultivate True Employee Engagement

Connection Cafe

Employees want tools that offer them choice and that help them seamlessly share their cause with the world. Crowdfunding helps you understand what your employees care about.

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5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Budget effectively The consistency of annual campaigns will help your nonprofit more accurately project the income that you can expect to generate of the course of the year and when you’ll raise it, allowing for more effective planning and budgeting.

Colorado Flooding - How to Help

VisionLink

If you would like to help, financial assistance is the most effective. Today the status of "disaster area" came home. Boulder and surrounding counties are federally declared disaster areas, impacted by days of heavy rain turned into flood waters.

Why Asking For Help Is A Good Thing

Eric Jacobsen Blog

If you are new to managing, or if you are struggling with a management dilemma, ask for help. There is no shame in asking for help. So, ask for help. Asking For Help Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership

GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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

3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Fundraisers often lament that board members are shirking their commitment to helping fundraise. Set Clear Expectations When you’re introducing prospects to your organization, you explain how their contribution helps the organization carry out its mission.

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Helping Orphaned and Vulnerable Children in Haiti

VisionLink

Learn more about Jacky and the problem in Haiti that Timoun will help address in this article from the Huffington Post: Family Reunited With Son Forced Into Child Slavery After HaitiEarthquake Tore Them Apart. Jacky was only 8 years old in 2010, when he was separated from his mother after the 2010 earthquake and forced into child slavery.

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5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Testing several versions of your donation page will help you ensure the maximum amount of conversions. Testing the number of options and they way they are displayed can help you find the most persuasive balance for your supporters.

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5 Ways Online Collaboration Can Help Your Nonprofit Succeed

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Katherine Turner , Digital Marketing Specialist at Cureo , a nonprofit collaboration software that helps nonprofits and communities work better, together. It’s highly important to engage with these volunteers through an online collaboration platform to help your nonprofit succeed.

5 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Pages for End-of-Year Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Display Powerful Images Often images are more powerful than words when it comes to communicating how a donor’s gift can help others. For more helpful information about getting the most out of your year-end campaign, click below to download the full guide!

Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Here are a few criteria to help you decide: 1. Opting in to confirm an email not only helps you overcome email addresses that don't exist, it puts you at less risk of continuously sending an email to someone who never wanted to hear from you in the first place.

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3 Ways Data-Driven Testing Can Help Your Nonprofit

EveryAction

January’s Fireside Chat was all about being “data-driven” in your nonprofit endeavors. It’s a topic especially close to our hearts as admitted data nerds, but more so, it’s the future of how nonprofits will strive toward and achieve greater goals. marketing design data

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Help Hurricane Harvey Victims: Where To Donate #HoustonStrong

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My heart goes out to the victims and I want to help. Covenant Hous e (helping homeless youth). Hurricane Harvey is a destructive monster and it is going to require generous support from people like you and me to help with the recovery efforts.No

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

This data will give you real-time knowledge of confirmed attendees, and help you follow up with supporters to make sure you get as many attendees as possible. Call time will help secure commitment, but you should follow up by email with confirmations as well.

We Launched a Product Feedback Group to Help Us Create Better Products

Everyaction

They’ll ask you open ended questions to help them understand the problem they are trying to solve. Surveys help us understand problems quantitatively and allow us to collect data from large groups of people.

5 Pro Tips to Help Make This Your Best #GivingTuesday Yet

EveryAction

More than ever, nonprofits are expending a huge amount of resources on this single biggest fundraising day of the year - but that doesn't mean they can't make it easier on themselves and their donors!

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8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

A detailed, yet precise RFP will help you attract the right vendors with the right solutions for your organization. Putting in the time initially to address questions like these may help you avoid problems later on by ensuring you're able to find the vendor who is the best fit on every level.

Agency Software Integration Can Help with Compliance

Vertex Systems

2. Integrate software such as Intuition by Vertex – which was specifically designed to help rehab agencies not only stay compliant – but reduce the amount of human errors that can lead to huge fines if audited. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE. X-NONE.

We wanna make you a movie!! But we need your help.

VolunteerMark

We''re making a movie and it''s all about you - we want to help you find a solution to your largest organizational challenge for 2015! That''s right folks! But - we can''t do that until we know what that is!!

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Help I Just Lost My Google Ad Grant

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Help I Just Lost My Google Ad Grant – Guest Post by George Weiner. Google Grants are helping AFS?—?and They should be able to help you understand exactly which ads, groups, or keywords caused the issue.

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Three Ways To Help Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Even if you don’t have a lot of money to donate, every little bit helps. It has been ten days since Hurricane Maria has devastated the Island of Puerto Rico. We have read the harrowing news reports about a lack of food, electricity, and water and people dying.

Data Only Helps if You Listen to It

Connection Cafe

They are charged with making the digital numbers go up, but they are never put in a position to help the broader organization listen to the data. Data can help you make better decisions. Data and analytics can play a big role in improving nonprofit strategy.

How Cross-Sector Collaboration is Helping Fight Youth Unemployment in Boston

Connection Cafe

Youth unemployment was a critical issue for the city at that time – an issue that aligned with John Hancock’s business goals of providing meaningful job opportunities to young people in the community as well as helping them to be better prepared to enter the workforce.

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3 Quick Tips to Help You Become a Twitter Influencer

SocialFish

Because this isn’t an option, especially if you’re a small organization and responsible for a lot of other duties besides taking care of your social media, it helps to put your account on auto-drive as much as you possibly can.

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

I noticed that in your videos, music helps progress the storytelling. Music can build emotion and can really help uplift the stories that we’re telling. How do you help your clients be authentic on camera? Helping subjects be authentic on camera is really challenging.

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Four Tips to Help Nonprofit Marketing Departments Create a Culture of Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

Below are a few techniques and processes that your team can use to help your organization practice cross departmental collaboration and learn how to begin to work towards building a culture of philanthropy throughout your organization. The ideas above will help you get started on your way.

3 Ways Data-Driven Testing Can Help Your Nonprofit

EveryAction

January’s Fireside Chat was all about being “data-driven” in your nonprofit endeavors. It’s a topic that is especially close to our hearts as admitted data nerds, but more so, it’s the future of how nonprofits will strive toward and achieve greater goals. marketing design data

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