Accelerating Impact with DocuSign


Here at TechSoup, we recently had the pleasure of hosting a webinar in collaboration with DocuSign.

In Challenging Times, Channeling Negative Emotions into Impactful Giving

Charity Navigator

It’s these emotions that deeply impact us and sometimes propels us to act. civil rights coronavirus covid COVID-19 elections impactful giving impactful philanthropy Philanthropy presidential elections racial justice voting voting rightsWhat drives someone to give?


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20+ Impactful Memorial Fundraising Ideas

One Cause

The post 20+ Impactful Memorial Fundraising Ideas appeared first on OneCause. Peer-to-Peer Fundraising peer-to-peer peer-to-peer fundraising

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Measuring Your Impact With Salesforce Tableau

Cloud 4 Good

You know you are making a difference in your communities, but do you know how to showcase that impact to your grantmakers, board members, donors, and volunteers without spending countless hours building endless spreadsheets and reports?

Summer Internship Making an Impact

Forum One

And as I watch and hear about the impact our summer interns are making already, I’m so glad we did! Making an impact in 2021. Learn about each of our amazing Forum One 2021 interns and how they are helping to make an impact this summer.

Optimize Your Website’s Impact

Forum One

When a complete website redesign is not an option, there are small tweaks and improvements that can help you quickly optimize your website’s impact today. Start by selecting areas where you can execute impact and story-driven design refreshes that better tell your story.

Micro-moments and their mighty impact

Nimble AMS

Member experience directly impacts member retention and loyalty. In today’s high-speed world, member engagement can be challenging. How do you connect with members when their attention is divided among so many places and activities? Enter the micro-moment. What are micro-moments?

Why You Should Measure Impact in Addition to Outcomes

Forum One

It can be difficult to measure the impact of your work, particularly when you are unclear about what impact means to your organization. Often, there is confusion between the outcomes of a particular process and the ultimate impact that the outcomes have on the world.

Setting The Tone: The Impact of Music Choice in Video Development

Association TV

Why do people love to meticulously create curated playlists for events, for their day or for a certain mood? Well, it’s because they want to evoke a specific feeling or vibe with every selected tune.

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How Micro-Donations Can Make a Big Impact for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

While big donors can have a significant impact on your organization, you should also focus your efforts on small donors. These suggested amounts allow donors to visualize what kind of impact their donations can have and ultimately encourage more donations.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 194: Turning Failure into Impact


And from healthcare to poverty to racial justice, social good organizations are looking to find new solutions that meaningfully impact these important issues. Kate talked to host Steve MacLaughlin about how nonprofits and other social good organizations can use failure to make a bigger impact.

How to Create Excellence Through Your High-Impact Board

NonProfit PRO

Board Boards and Volunteers Board development High Impact Board Nonprofit boardAs a nonprofit pro, if you are serious about taking your board to a higher level, start by looking at best-of-class boards. Find out what elements separate the operations of best boards from your board.

What are Donor Impact Reports?

Whole Whale

Annual nonprofit reports are great for the big picture impact of the organization, however they only come once a year. An annual cadence of reporting is not great for keeping donors engaged throughout the year which is where donor impact reporting comes in.

Earth Day 2021: Climate Impacts Everything

Media Cause

Climate change is real—and continues to impact everything around us, from our food to our health to our community. As we celebrate Earth Day 2021, we are recognizing all the ways climate change impacts everything around us—highlighting a new issue each day.

Exploring Data for Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Social enterprises are collecting more and more data: data about social problems; data about intervention outcomes; data for collective impact; data for learning; data for dashboards to better operate their enterprises; data for funders; and the list goes on. They desperately need to use data better and multiply its impact, but they rarely have the skills or infrastructure to do so effectively. The world is undergoing a data revolution, and the social sector is no exception.

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26 Nonprofit Key Performance Indicators to Measure Impact


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Top 13 Mental Health Charities Making a Big Impact (2021)


The post Top 13 Mental Health Charities Making a Big Impact (2021) appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. More than 450 million people live with mental illness around the world.

Focus On Mission Impact Not Data Entry

NonProfit PRO

As nonprofit organizations struggle to become agile, development staff members often must work overtime to get donor and gift data into the system quickly and correctly. If you’re a Salesforce user, wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to waste precious time on manual efforts?

Social Impact Counts: Mobilizing a Diverse Workforce for Good

NonProfit PRO

When assembling an internal team to direct meaningful efforts around social issues, organizations must include members of those populations most impacted.

How to Show Your Monthly Donors Their Sizable Impact


The post How to Show Your Monthly Donors Their Sizable Impact appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs. The most effective monthly giving programs show donors how their recurring gifts make them a hero before they decide to join.

How to Create Excellence Through Your High-Impact Board: A Further Examination

NonProfit PRO

All nonprofit professionals should aspire to work with a high-quality, high-impact board of directors. Board Boards and Volunteers Board development High Impact Board Nonprofit board

Top 13 Cancer Charities Creating Great Impact


The post Top 13 Cancer Charities Creating Great Impact appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. In 2021, roughly 1.9 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States. That is an unthinkable number. Cancer is a frightening disease because it is so prevalent.

How to Get Program Impact Information for Your Donor

NonProfit PRO

One of the most difficult aspects of fundraising is getting enough program impact information to give to the donor.

How to Show Visual Impact on Your Online Donation Forms


Add impactful images or videos and text to your donation form and landing page! What is an impact statement? How can I show visual impact? An impact statement is your organization’s story about your influence on the community.

The devastating impact of self-abandonment

Charity Village

The post The devastating impact of self-abandonment appeared first on CharityVillage. Self-abandonment can be described as the tendency to make choices or enter spaces that may be unsafe, physically or emotionally, without apparent regard for personal security.

Generating Activist Impact: Political & Advocacy Call-To-Actions

Whole Whale

Digital Advocacy: How to Generate Activist Impact with Political Calls-to-Action. However, you don’t need to go viral to have an impact. For example, a petition to “Save the Whales” is too vague and too broad; it’s unclear how the petition will make an impact on this goal.

Making an Impact: Workflow in Nonprofit Management

NonProfit PRO

New Workflow White Paper features examples in bill pay, grants management, budget development, payroll, purchase orders and other critical areas where approval processes and key steps can be automated to improve efficiency and accuracy. Download Mastering Workflow in Nonprofit Management

How to Right-Size Impact Management for Your Organization

Saleforce Nonprofit

Nonprofits, corporate foundations, social enterprises, and organizations working in the social sector can struggle with how to approach understanding their impact: How do they know that changes in their beneficiary group are due to their interventions? This is where impact management comes in.

Establishing Recurring Donors: 7 Ways to Create Long-Lasting Impact

NonProfit PRO

With a dedicated approach to inspiring repeat giving, you can attract new donors and create long-term recurring revenue that will enable your organization to grow its mission and impact for months and years to come.

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Building Blocks of Effective Creative: Impact


Enter impact. Impact has a symbiotic relationship with need. If there is no need, it’s impossible for an individual to make an impact. But need without the potential embodied by impact? Need is the expression of a problem, but impact isn’t simply our proposed solution.

Bright Idea: Show Impact of Recurring Gifts


These impact statements showed donors what was possible with their gift. To take this a step farther, each donation amount and impact statement was a clickable button. Not only did Helping Up Mission show who their gifts help, they used impact statements to show how.

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Contemplating Boulder and Social Impact

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting Boulder and seeing the winter beauty of the place right after a big snowfall as well as of connecting with many people excited about social impact. Chuck and Jerry Colonna hosted a reception at Boulder’s Impact Hub (such a cool organization, I am a founding member of the San Francisco Impact Hub) to connect me with the tech community in Boulder. Social enterprise. Technology. Contemplation.

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Are You Reporting Donor Impact to Your Staff?

NonProfit PRO

You know how Richard and I are always talking to you about reporting back to your donor the impact their gifts are making, right? And the reason we do it is that the lack of reporting back is still the No. 1 reason why donors stop giving to you. Major Gifts

Digital Platforms for Greater Impact: Examples for Foundations

Forum One

Foundations are in the business of making the world a better place by providing grants to organizations they see making an impact on the issues that they care about deeply.

Social Media for Nonprofits, Part 1: 9 Ways To Maximize Your Approach for Greater Impact

NonProfit PRO

Establishing a presence on social media is an important communications tool for nonprofits to raise awareness and achieve goals.

Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility


Corporate companies’ impact is high because […]. The post Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility appeared first on VolunteerMark Blog. The social responsibility program by million dollar companies is one of the effective ways to reach more audiences.

Nonprofit Cloud Dreamforce Keynote: Deliver Unique Experiences to Drive Impact

Saleforce Nonprofit

This year, the focus is on building unique experiences to drive mission impact. How International Justice Mission is Using Salesforce to Drive Impact. Stories of Impact from Our Customers.

How can nonprofits strategically implement digital tools to achieve impact?

ASU Lodestar Center

The reason that we begin with the question – How can nonprofits strategically implement digital tools to achieve impact? – This is where current digital tools can strategically empower a nonprofit’s impact, according to " Nonprofit Visual Storytelling." Illustration by Yuxin Qin.

Secrets to a Theory of Change That Attracts Funders and Drives Impact

NonProfit PRO

A persuasive theory of change is essential to landing expanded, ongoing funding and creating programs that can deliver the impact you’re seeking. Nonprofit leaders are starting to recognize this, but many get sidetracked by a flawed theory development process. Fundraiser Education

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What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations

WBT Systems

What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations. Read more about What the Research Says About the Pandemic’s Impact on Associations

Report reveals “significant negative impact” on volunteerism due to COVID-19

Charity Village

This article is an excerpt from Human Resources Impact of COVID-19 on Canadian Charities and Nonprofits, a report published by CharityVillage and The Portage Group.

Reel Impact

NCE Social Media

Are you using video and movies to share your story? Is it on YouTube or Vimeo ? Are you combining still photos together with music or a voice over on MS Movie Maker ? Are you using Miro or Ustream or any other of the multitude of sites that allow you to share videos online? This video from FilmAid briefly explains how you can use film (and video) to educate and move people to action. You can learn more here and here.

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3 Ways to Integrate Impact Management Practices in Your Organization

Saleforce Nonprofit

Every social sector organization can and should be doing impact management ! There are three main components to integrating impact management practices in your organization: continuous evidence building, participant-centered program management, and integrated financial management.