Welcome to the Visionlink Community: Indiana 2-1-1

VisionLink

Visionlink is proud to welcome another new customer, Indiana 2-1-1. These good folks have created a statewide solution that helps Hoosiers across Indiana find the local resources they need, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Welcome aboard Indiana Additionally, aggregated and non-identified data is collected to assist communities in assessing needs and allocating resources.

11-year-old uses social media to solicit donations - The Indiana Gazette Online: Home & Lifestyle

AFP Blog

11-year-old uses social media to solicit donations - The Indiana Gazette Online: Home & Lifestyle : Bailey, who used to attend Bonsack Elementary School, isn't knocking on doors or setting up a lemonade stand to raise money. This is the 21st century and she uses social media and the click of a mouse to solicit donations. Bailey, whose Twitter handle is @littlechuckfan, uses the platform to connect with fans, actors and writers of the former prime-time TV series "Chuck

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Erika D. Smith: Created in Indiana, app for nonprofits is an encouraging sign | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com

AFP Blog

Smith: Created in Indiana, app for nonprofits is an encouraging sign | Indianapolis Star | indystar.com : hillon found himself chatting with city officials looking for a way to do something with the stagnant EngageIndy program to boost volunteerism in the community. Erika D.

The 2021 Golf 4 Kids Experience

NonProfit PRO

The Salvation Army Indiana Division had to make several decisions, especially those affecting special events for much-needed revenue. In 2019, we made the decision to move our long-standing golf event to the Brickyard Crossing Golf Course. .

Charitable giving grew 5.1 percent in 2020, ‘Giving USA’ finds

Candid

Produced by the Giving USA Foundation and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy , Giving USA 2021: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 20 20 (key findings, 5 pages, PDF) estimates that charitable giving totaled $471.44 Total charitable giving grew 5.1

Nonprofit Research Collaborative Releases First Report | Nonprofit.

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The coalition includes the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , GuideStar USA , the Foundation Center , the Urban Institute’s National Center for Charitable Statistics , the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Blackbaud. The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University surveyed relief agencies receiving funds and estimates a total of $1.8

Nucleus named data analytics solution of the Association Laboratory Research Alliance

Gravitate

Indiana SAE. Gravitate Solutions is pleased to report that Nucleus has been named the official data analytics solution for the Association Laboratory Research Alliance.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 191: How Households Make Giving Decisions

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In today’s episode, you’ll learn more about that process as you listen to Jeannie Sager and Jaquie Ackerman of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute, part of the Lilly School of Philanthropy at Indiana University, talk about this year’s Women Give report.

How To Build Relationships With A Storytelling Welcome Email Series

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound. Turn New Supporters Into Strong Supporters. First impressions are important.

4 Key Ingredients to A Good Story: How to Tell Compelling Nonprofit Stories

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound. Over centuries, storytelling has followed a similar pattern.

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What to Consider When Picking Your Next Fundraising Event Theme

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound. Many organizations are re-inventing themselves and their events after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Most wealthy U.S. households continued to give in 2020, study finds

Candid

Nine out of ten affluent American households continued to give to charity in 2020, a report from Bank of America and Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy finds.

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We have a busy year ahead, supporting new solutions in Washington (State 2-1-1 and Crisis Connections), Indiana (Real Services as well as the entire AAAA network across the state), a new Addiction Recovery site for Wisconsin 2-1-1, converting jmany current customers to our new platform, and and thousands and thousands of Social Determinant Assessments. February 11 is National 2-1-1 Day ! The next time you need help finding services go to 211.org , or dial 2-1-1.

Are In-Person Events Making A Comeback? 5 Tips to Start Considering a Safe and Fun In-Person Fundraising Event Again

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound.

Don’t Overlook These Factors When Choosing Your Next Fundraising Event Venue

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound. In-person events are making a comeback, which means you’ll need a fundraising event venue in which to host those events.

Nonprofit Content Creation: Back-To-The Basics of the Writing Process

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound. The Writing Process. So, you want to write new content; or maybe you need to write new content.

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Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

eSchoolNews just did a very nice story about Bookshare.org and schools with quotes from teachers and Margaret Londergan at Indiana University. Bookshare.org is moving quickly to expand in serving the needs of students. Bookshare.org offers 17,000 royalty-free texts

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He also holds a Juris Doctor degree with a concentration in Health Law from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis. Many nonprofit organizations have volunteers, board members, marketing individuals, and others who contribute to the success of the organization and their mission.

OFBCI: One Stop Shop Portal

AFP Blog

OFBCI: One Stop Shop Portal : Seeking to provide a single location where Indiana nonprofits can access information from varying agencies within state government, the One Stop Shop Web Portal is the first place Indiana's Faith-Based and Community-Based organizations should go to access information about opportunities like

Giving USA 2021 Report: Charitable Giving Trends

Qgiv

Giving USA is a public outreach initiative of Giving USA Foundation and is researched and written by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Looking for more in-depth analysis of the Giving USA data and how COVID-19 has changed giving?

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Strategic Communication: External Nonprofit Communication

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound.

Nonprofit Strategic Communication: Internal Branding and Messaging

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound. If you are working to master the messaging of your mission to share with the public, start by looking within. Sounds very spiritual doesn’t it?

Conference Participants Crowd Source for a Good Cause - Resource Center - AFP

AFP Blog

Conference Participants Crowd Source for a Good Cause - Resource Center - AFP : "n Sunday afternoon of the AFP International Fundraising Conference, BJ Bischoff (consultant and AFP Master Trainer) and Nathan Hand (director of advancement at The Oaks Academy and president of the AFP Indiana Chapter) presented a session about winning crowd-sourced charity voting contests." ''via Blog this

How Organizations Can Use VR and AR Tech for Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

An animal shelter in Muncie, Indiana, took advantage of that excitement by allowing players to walk dogs while getting their steps in. Kayla Matthews is a researcher, writer and blogger covering topics related to technology, smart gadgets, the future of work and personal productivity. She is the owner and editor of ProductivityTheory.com and ProductivityBytes.com. Fundraising is and will always be a necessity for nonprofit organizations, but times have changed — and so has the technology.

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The Core of Any Good Nonprofit Story – Struggle and Overcoming

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound. Imagine a story where someone was born, everything went perfectly from beginning to end, and then the story was over. Where is the intrigue?

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Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Published by Indiana University. The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. If you would like to suggest a report be added to the list, please post the name and a link to the report in a comment below. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S.

Nonprofit Communications Plan: How-To Package Your Message

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound. This is part 3 in a 4-part series. Read part 1 and part 2.

Muslim Giving 101: An Introduction for Fundraisers & Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It is this idea that propels the work of Lake Institute on Faith & Giving at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. By Rafia Khader , Program Manager at the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and Managing Editor of the Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society. Faith and giving are intrinsically tied with one another.

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A Tribute To Simone Joyaux

Bloomerang

He currently serves on the board of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and is the past AFP Ethics Committee Chairman.

Nonprofit Communications Plan: How to Pick the Best Platform for Your Message

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound. This is part 4 in a 4-part series. Read part 1 and part 2 and part 3. .

Nonprofit Communications Plan: How-To Identify an Audience and Create an Avatar

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound. Any experienced marketer would tell you that understanding one’s audience is key to success in communication.

Virtual Board Meetings: The Quick Guide for Nonprofits

Top Nonprofits

He is also the founder of two nonprofits, The Speak Easy and Musical Family Tree, as well as a board member of United Way of Central Indiana and ProAct. Jeb is based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

24 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Published by Indiana University. The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. If you would like to suggest a report be added to the list, please post the name and a link to the report in a comment below. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S.

Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

" Women Give 2010 | Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University – "Women at virtually every income level are more likely to give to charity and to give more money on average than their male counterparts, after controlling for education, income and other factors that influence giving, new research from the Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) at the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University finds.

Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Published by Indiana University. The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. If you would like to suggest a report be added to the list, please post the name and a link to the report in a comment below. Most of the reports listed are based on U.S.

Charities open their finances to donors via smartphone apps – USATODAY.com

AFP Blog

Other states are likely to follow, says Patrick Rooney, executive director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University Charities open their finances to donors via smartphone apps – USATODAY.com : Potential donors in New Jersey and Washington state can already check out charities on their smartphones before they write checks.

Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofit Audit 101: A Guide to The Fundamentals and More is a quick guide for nonprofit finance leaders and executive leaders, providing key fundamentals and know-how, first class best practices, and insight into how to optimize the nonprofit audit process at your organization.

Know Your Numbers: #GivingTuesday | Case Foundation

AFP Blog

Know Your Numbers: #GivingTuesday | Case Foundation : "So that’s why this year in celebration of #GivingTuesday, the Case Foundation is excited to partner with Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy to support research efforts to identify outcomes from #GivingTuesday and its implications for overall donation trends.

5 Fundraising Learnings from Nonprofit Summit

Saleforce Nonprofit

By: Laura Croft, VP of Advancement at the CDC Foundation. I recently had the chance to participate and present at Salesforce.org’s Nonprofit Summit , a virtual gathering that brought nearly 8,000 changemakers from over 90 countries to discuss the future of the nonprofit sector.

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Nonprofit Communications Plan: How-To Determine Communication Objectives

Bloomerang

and Indianapolis-based nonprofit that fosters community programs in Indiana for the terminally ill, seniors, families and the home-bound.

We say good-bye to our dear friend Jon Baldivieso

GroundWire

For the past two years Jon has been the Program Manager for our web team, which is spread out from Portland to Seattle to Indiana. Matt Yoder (the Indiana part of the web team) said, “Jon has been a big proponent of our web team knowledge sharing meetings and has pushed us to make the extra effort to share things we learn at conferences, from projects, etc. After eight years of top-notch work, along with generous portions of wry wit, Jon Baldivieso is moving on from Groundwire.

Qgiv Partner Showcase: Achieve

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A: When we started in 2008 in Indianapolis, Indiana, Achieve’s origins were around strategic planning, fundraising strategy, campaign development, and academic research on what motivates people to give and how to reach them.

Lessons in Capital Campaign Leadership: A Reflection

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the pleasure of attending one of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Indiana Chapter’s continuing education luncheons. This blog by Willie Matis was originally posted on the Association of Fundraising Professionals Indiana Chapter blog. . A huge shoutout goes to JGA (Johnson Grossnickle & Associates) , for not only putting on a great series for AFP Indiana, but saving this great group for last.