The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


With guidance from content leaders, keynotes, and solution providers at the 2019 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference (MMCC), we can help find the solutions you crave. It's finally here!

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program


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.

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Help Colorado Now - Visionlink Tech Helps Fight COVID-19


Deployed by the State of Colorado, a new site for volunteers and donors is engaging helpful people across the state--by the thousands--who are heeding the Governor's call to volunteer and donate. You can join them here. Or catch up on the announcement from the Governor, and stories in the press.

Help Wanted: Wildcards!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We help the people who most need it, not those who can most afford it. We need help in the following areas: Marketing and communications Fundraising Software development Recruiting Accounting and finance Community management To us, a wildcard position is a new, unexpected better option for accomplishing our social mission. 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?

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EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends


By better empowering them to use actionable data and innovative tools, we help them to do more good,” said EveryAction CEO Stu Trevelyan. They have helped organizations like Common Cause, Plan International USA, and The Children’s Defense Fund raise more money with greater efficiency, including through leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning. EveryAction has the right team and vision to enable DonorTrends to help nonprofits do all three.

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3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising


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.

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


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

5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement


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


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.

7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever


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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August Update: Expert Insights to Help You Run Virtual Events

Wild Apricot

Here are more insights and resources, including the brand new 2020 Virtual Events Research Report, to help you continue to engage members From running virtual events to raising funds online, many organizations have adapted well through a variety of digital initiatives in August.

Resources to Help Your Organization Adapt During COVID-19

Wild Apricot

If you're facing unexpected challenges at the moment, here are some resources to support you and your organization as you adapt. You'll find information on running online events, working remotely, online fundraising, and more

How Stock Donations Can Help Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

How Stock Donations Can Help Nonprofits. For instance, Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, used stock for his recent $1 billion donation in Square stock to several nonprofit causes, including helping in coronavirus relief efforts. As a nonprofit organization, educating your donors on the benefits of an appreciated stock donation will go a long way in helping you receive more donations.

EveryAction Acquires ActionKit


The team, led by CEO Patrick Kane, is widely respected as one of the smartest software teams serving nonprofits, with deep understanding of the key outcomes for its client, and with passionate commitment to helping nonprofits achieve their goals. Innovative Talent and Digital Product Add to EveryAction’s Rapid Growth. Washington, D.C., May 8, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading provider of software serving over 15,000 nonprofits, announced today that it has acquired We Also Walk Dogs Inc.,

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The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween


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.

6 Enewsletter Ideas to Help Retain Donors


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. Content Marketing Email Marketing Interactive Mobile Online Fundraising Social Media annual giving communication email eMail marketing Enewsletter fundraising nonprofit nonprofit social media Social Media for Nonprofits

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Helping Students Discover Why Volunteering is Important


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. It’s time we start teaching young people that they can make a positive and lasting impact in their community and society-at-large

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising


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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5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns


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.

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.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns


Creating a microsite for specific fundraising events such as Giving Tuesday can help funnel web traffic to your donation pages by cutting down on the other content and navigation options that your supporters see. Supporters will continue to see your content on the web and in their inboxes on their own schedules, so providing a quick wrap up to your campaign is helpful in keeping people connected.

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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

Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails


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


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!

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. Helping a nonprofit organization will bring you the right kind of publicity, and if done right, more customers in the door. David Good helping nonprofits marketing

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


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.

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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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Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay


EveryAction has seen multi-step forms help nonprofit’s increase their conversions by at least 5.9%. Mobile is an increasingly valuable medium for nonprofits. According to the M+R Benchmarks Reports , in 2018 mobile accounted for 48% of all traffic to nonprofit websites. Despite this increase in mobile traffic, up from 44% last year, mobile users accounted for just 30% of gifts, and 21% of revenue. Part of this can be chalked up to the conversion rates on mobile.

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GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits


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

5 Ways Technology Can Help Your Nonprofit Do More Good


The way people give is constantly changing. People may care about your cause, but it doesn’t mean they will donate. So what drives them? software nonprofit technology CRM

Americans' Urge to Help Overcomes Lock Down Limitations


culture is the immediate outpouring of offers from volunteers and companies urgently wanting to help those stricken by misfortune. But, the new coronavirus pandemic has brought out another aspect of American society— the tenacity and ingenuity to work around obstacles to helping that until this point in our lifetime were unseen, namely that of social distancing. Our technology-powered services help organizations create great environments for their workers, partners, and customers.

Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote


From GOTV to grassroots organizing, their efforts have helped create unprecedented levels of engagement from young people. In the 90s Rock the Vote actually helped pass the NDRA that expanded voter registration to all federal offices. How does having this encompassing view of your supporters help you talk and engage with them? Rock the Vote has been mobilizing the youth vote for almost 30 years.

A Poem about Helping Others


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. The winner of our poetry contest is (drum roll please.) Synthia Laura Molina of Central IQ, Inc.! Feel their pressing needs, Offer soulful remedies. Servant leader leads.)

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Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising


I’ve put together a list of storytelling workouts for year-end fundraising that are designed to help you get your ducks in a row and use storytelling to its fullest potential. This is the true leg work and doing it now will help you create a cohesive, organized campaign.

How To Help Volunteers Create Crowdfunding Campaigns


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. A major challenge charities face is how to connect with new and repeat donors in fresh and current ways. One way to do this is to capitalize on the power of the referral and the power of online giving through volunteer-run crowdfunding campaigns

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. It’s in academic research, uncovering new advancements that will help human kind. Help good take over. Good is a huge part of my world. Seriously. I think about good, the concept, all the time. I talk about good. I work to do good.

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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits


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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8 Annual Reports We Love


This helps shift the reader’s perspective from the impact of the past year to what they can help accomplish in the future. Annual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it? When used correctly, they can be a powerful tool for communicating your impact, but it's important to create them in a way that makes them easy to understand, conducive to sharing, and persuasive to a wide variety of reader perspectives.

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Latest Social Media Tool Features That Helps To Elevate The Customer Relationship

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Latest Social Media Tool Features That Helps To Elevate The Customer Relationship. Social platforms have become the primary business happening platforms that help brands to maximize their social sales. Many tools are available that could help you in carving an effective strategy.

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


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.

Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation


So many medical foundations around the country have found it helpful to invite their larger donors to learn more about the programs and services that are offered. It’s an opportunity for them to hear from our great staff and our CEO and all that helps to build our donor base.

Keep Better Contact Records with the Personal Email to Notes Feature


It is impossible to track the nuances of all of those relationships without a little extra help from your CRM. This feature will help you better track your email conversations with supporters, so that you have a full 360-degree view of engagements without any extra clicks.

LinkedIn For Nonprofits: How It Can Help You Reach Your 2020 Goals

Wild Apricot

Learn how LinkedIn can help your organization in this guide LinkedIn for nonprofits isn't just for connecting with professionals in your field, it's also a great platform that you can use to advance your mission and grow your fundraising.

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