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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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.

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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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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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

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.

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.

Do Capacity Building Programs Help Nonprofits Achieve Better Results?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Of the 50 studies we reviewed just one started with the question – “ What skills, capacities are needed to help us achieve our mission? We will be building on the concepts laid out above to help foundation leaders build a useful and impactful program.

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.

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.

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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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.

Ways We Can All Help Advance Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment

Connection Cafe

What actions can we, as individuals, take to help advance the empowerment of women & girls? . We can offer our help. And we can commit to support others on their respective journeys, and gratefully accept help on ours!

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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You Can Help Us Strengthen the Social Safety Net!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

What if every person in need had access to the help they needed? Every day in every community, there are people who need help. the social safety net is effectively invisible to the people who urgently need help. If we can make it easier for people in need, or the agencies trying to help them, to find accurate information on social services, we’ll have delivered amazing impact. Service providers struggle to help clients meet complex needs.

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4 Ways Data and Analytics Can Help Nonprofits Achieve Positive ROI

Connection Cafe

One of the core reasons I love data analytics in the world of fundraising is that it can drive us to achieve positive ROI and help us to determine an appropriate return on investment for our organization.

How Individual Change Agents Can Help Us Build a Stronger Social Economy

Connection Cafe

Together, these three steps can help the entire social economy better benefit from the massive potential and power of individual change agents—through cause-oriented organizations, CSR, and every combination in between.

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Boulder-Based Company Creates Software to Help Haitian Children

VisionLink

9 Ways Social Media Can Help Nonprofits Ignite Supporter-Led Advocacy

Connection Cafe

So, consider the ways social media can help you get the attention of elected officials.

8 Tools to Help Manage Your Nonprofit Website

Connection Cafe

And we’re always on the lookout for new tools to help us keep websites in tip-top shape—whether it’s for a scheduled tune-up or major maintenance. Here’s a roundup of a few of the best resources to help manage your nonprofit website: Down for Everyone, or Just Me? .

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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8 Tips for Radical Collaboration to Advance Your Mission and Help Strengthen the Social Economy

Connection Cafe

I hope you find them helpful on your journey. Think beyond nonprofit borders , ensuring you have all the people at the table who can really help you accomplish your objectives. I celebrated a big anniversary recently (25 years as a professional serving at the same company).

Social Tools Help Nonprofits Identify Potential Supporters

TechImpact

As reported in a post from Socialbrite, a new application … Continued The post Social Tools Help Nonprofits Identify Potential Supporters appeared first on Tech Impact. The internet is a big place, and it can be hard to find people who understand your message and support your cause.

How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?

Connection Cafe

How have our employees helped local charities where they live and work do more? Back in my days as a Corporate Funder, I was routinely asked to provide giving details for our organization.

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Facebook Live For Nonprofits: How Live Streaming Helped One Org Raise Almost $100K

Connection Cafe

How Facebook live helped keep their audience engaged (and raise $100K). 9 tips to help your nonprofit be successful with Facebook Live video streaming.

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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

What is Slacktivism and is it Even Helping?

NonProfit Hub

If your friend Sue shares an article on Twitter about helping kids in your community who are on reduced lunches, your inclination might be to ask Sue how she got connected and what you can do to help. Does it help or hurt? The post What is Slacktivism and is it Even Helping?

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Helping People Win At Work

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are 10 important questions business leaders should ask, according to Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge, authors of Helping People Win At Work : Does my business have a clear, meaningful, and easily understood vision/mission?

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4 Ways Thinking Like A Marketer Will Help Volunteer Retention

TechImpact

Understanding why your volunteers are spending their time helping your nonprofit is key to keeping them coming back, and recruiting even more volunteers in the future. Image Courtesy of Blues By Starlight.

How VolunteerConnect Can Help Your Nonprofit

TechImpact

With so much to handle, getting help from a constituent relationship management (CRM) system can […]. The post How VolunteerConnect Can Help Your Nonprofit appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. There are many critical responsibilities that come with working for a non-profit organization.

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Net Neutrality — We Need Your Help!

Tech Soup Blog

It's critical that nonprofits make their voices heard in favor of Net Neutrality. Read on, or take immediate action.

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Humanitarian OpenStreetMap helps Nepal earthquake response | Opensource.com

AFP Blog

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap helps Nepal earthquake response | Opensource.com : " One interesting effort has been from the crowdsourced mapping community, especially on OpenStreetMap.org, a free and open web map of the world that anyone can edit (think the Wikipedia of maps.)

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How-To Video: Help! I Need a Viral Video

SocialFish

Help! I was part of a team that filmed a series of short how-to videos with 5:00 Films & Media as they prep for their first #MMCCon.

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Field Notes from an Executive Director: Help Your Board Help You

NonProfit Hub

Help your board help you. Healey warns that filling seats with “warm bodies” for the sake of reaching a magic number instead of recruiting those who are invested in your mission will help your organization navigate the rough waters if ethical disasters arise. The post Field Notes from an Executive Director: Help Your Board Help You appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

What 5 Factors Help Predict A Future Donors’ Giving?

TechImpact

Considering a study done of $5 billion given to 400 nonprofit organizations, these are the 5 factors that can help your nonprofit predict which donors will be giving to your nonprofit. The post What 5 Factors Help Predict A Future Donors’ Giving? Image courtesy of Nonprofit Information.

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3 Tips To Help Boost Customer Referrals

TechImpact

The post 3 Tips To Help Boost Customer Referrals appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. One of the best ways to gain new, dedicated donors, volunteers and clients is through referrals. People trust who and what they know, and word of mouth, even in the face of all the sophisticated modern sales tools we have available today, continues to be the most most effective way to attract attention to your […].

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There Is No Shame In Asking For Help

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

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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4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

TechImpact

The post 4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. With the amount of new and innovative technology that is surfacing every day, assessing your nonprofit’s technology should be a daily process. While every nonprofit wants to cause change in some way, every nonprofit is different. Each with a unique goal, different needs, and all conduct daily operations in a different way. As a result […].

4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology

TechImpact

The post 4 Strategies To Help Assess Your Nonprofit’s Technology appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of University of Texas.