How the Indianapolis Zoo Preserved their Visitor Experience with Dynamic Pricing

Connection Cafe

In 2014, the Indianapolis Zoo introduced dynamic pricing. Curious about their model, I reached out to Dennis Woerner , the director of marketing for the Indianapolis Zoo, and asked him to talk to tell me more about their pricing system. In spring of 2014 the Indianapolis Zoo opened the Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center. Dynamic pricing at the Indianapolis Zoo addressed the critical issue of attendance administrators were hoping to address.

Indianapolis Museum of Art: Transparency

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This came the "dashboard" for the Indianapolis Museum of Art , an ongoing effort to measure various aspects of the Museum's performance. The dashboard is one feature in he Indianapolis Museum of Art's new Website which launched in September with lots of social media features. According to the web site, the goal is to seek to quantify and report out on areas of activity of general interest to museum studies specialists, colleagues, and patrons.

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

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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.

Social Media Strategy Is Everywhere in the Organization and More Cute Dog Theory Evidence from the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Indianapolis Museum of Art has done an amazing job of integrating a social media strategy into its communications strategy. As Cute As I Get by Hermanosmccoy (used with permission) Photograph of "Calder," from Richard McCoy IMA Blogger. What makes them a success? Whether it is managing their Facebook presence or encouraging conversation on their blog with art lovers, their social media strategy is a team effort.

John Ketzenberger: Nonprofits get creative aid for not much at all | IndyStar.com | The Indianapolis Star

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John Ketzenberger: Nonprofits get creative aid for not much at all | IndyStar.com | The Indianapolis Star: "Then she heard about CreateAthon, a national program to do free advertising and marketing work for nonprofits. Vision3 has done 23 projects for 15 nonprofits worth about $200,000 since it began participating in CreateAthon two years ago.This is the experience of just one 19-person agency

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Council for Advancement & Support of Education (CASE) / Indianapolis, IN / $695. North American YMCA Development Organization (NAYDO) / Indianapolis, IN / $1000. National Urban League / Indianapolis, IN/ Not available. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country!

Bright Idea: Volunteer Fundraising 101

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of Greater Indianapolis is a nonprofit whose mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. of Greater Indianapolis has served almost 4,000 girls in their community. Who They Are. Girls Inc.

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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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“Is Your Organization Outgrowing eTapestry?”

Bloomerang

The writing has been on the wall at Blackbaud for many years when it comes to eTapestry: cutting back their product and development teams to maintenance only, attempting to offshore customer support, and closing their Indianapolis office. Blackbaud Doesn’t Want You To Use eTapestry.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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?

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.

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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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. .

Nonprofits find their way with social media - Shelby News: Local News

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Bloomerang, an Indianapolis company that works with nonprofits to help them improve donor retention, surveyed over 9,000 small to medium-sized nonprofits in the U.S. Nonprofits find their way with social media - Shelby News: Local News : "Just how effectively are nonprofits using social media? and Canada earlier this year and found that the vast majority use Facebook as their primary focus." ''via Blog this

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.

A Tribute To Simone Joyaux

Bloomerang

As our trip wound up we decided that the first week of August would be our annual Extended Family Reunion for all of us at our home in Indianapolis.

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Bloomerang Appoints Three New Members to its Board of Directors

Bloomerang

Ross serves on the Horizon Council, the young professionals leadership council of the Indianapolis-based nonprofit Conner Prairie. We’re pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to our board of directors! Natalye Paquin and Pamela Perry have joined as Board Members.

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.

MCON13: Engaging Millennials for Social Causes

NTEN

MCON13 will take place in Indianapolis on July 18th. You can attend the conference in Indianapolis or you can join in the conversation through the Online Experience. I''m excited to be an official blogger for the The Millennial Impact Project''s upcoming conference, MCON13. MCON is an annual conference, gathering nonprofit professionals and corporate leaders to discuss how to engage and involve Millennials in social causes.

MCON13: Engaging Millennials for Social Causes

NTEN

MCON13 will take place in Indianapolis on July 18th. You can attend the conference in Indianapolis or you can join in the conversation through the Online Experience. I''m excited to be an official blogger for the The Millennial Impact Project''s upcoming conference, MCON13. MCON is an annual conference, gathering nonprofit professionals and corporate leaders to discuss how to engage and involve Millennials in social causes.

Funding & Grant Resources For Nonprofits Focused On Education

Kindful

Areas served: Indianapolis/Indiana. Foundations in the United States focus their funding priorities on many different issues. If your nonprofit is seeking funding, it’s critical to identify the foundations whose interests and funding priorities align with your own.

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How to Engage Employees in National (Virtual) Volunteer Month

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In her current role at Salesforce, she leads volunteerism in Chicago, Indianapolis, Atlanta, and Dallas, and co-leads Global Volunteer Month across the company.

Increasing High Quality Education Degrees - Lumina Conference

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As part of their "Big Goal" to increase the proportion of Americans with high-quality degrees and credentials to 60% by the year 2025, Lumina Foundation has convened state legislators, policy makers, higher education leadership and representatives from 18 states in Indianapolis this week.

Nonprofit Giving Trends and Future Fundraising Strategy

Bloomerang

And projections from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI in Indianapolis show it’s likely to happen again. You may be wondering where to focus your fundraising as we emerge from the fog of 2020 and into, perhaps, a less cloudy future when it comes to nonprofit giving trends.

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How to Increase Mobile Engagement While Fundraising

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis used text fundraising successfully for a Giving Tuesday campaign. Reaching donors and engaging with them is important for donor retention! On average, nonprofits only manage to retain between 40-45% of their donors each year.

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.

Preparing for Hurricane Irene | BlackbaudKnowHow.com

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We have detailed contingency plans to ensure we’re able to provide support from off-site locations, including our support office in Indianapolis, for down and critical issues during times of disasters. Preparing for Hurricane Irene | BlackbaudKnowHow.com : Here at Blackbaud’s headquarters in Charleston, South Carolina, we’ve been closely monitoring Hurricane Irene.

Virtual Board Meetings: The Quick Guide for Nonprofits

Top Nonprofits

Jeb is based in Indianapolis, Indiana. With the pandemic’s turbulent effects on society, nonprofits like yours are relying more than ever on their boards to overcome the financial constraints and community engagement challenges that arise.

Upcoming Webinar: Creating a Culture of Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

Image: The Children's Museum of Indianapolis. Stories are the currency of community. They shape our experience. They drive us to think, act, and change. Here at TechSoup, we know that successful storytelling does not happen in a blink of an eye, out of thin air, or by pressing a magic button.

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.

Does Your Organizational Already Have a Policy for Professional Conduct?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I just returned from doing Networked Nonprofit and Social Media workshops at the National Summer Learning Association’s Conference in Indianapolis. I just returned from doing Networked Nonprofit and Social Media workshops at the National Summer Learning Association’s Conference in Indianapolis. My YMCA colleague posed for this photo on purpose to illustrate a point about professional conduct and social media policies.

Prune that list STAT!

Connection Cafe

Now in November I want you to read this case study put out by MarketingSherpa about how a nonprofit organization, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra , did the following: pruned its list WAY back by 95.9%. But as the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra proved, it can be worth it! Author: Sally Heaven. In September we talked about how the quality of your list is more important than the size. Then in October we talked about the need for great content, segmenting, and timeliness.

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4 Ways Museums Can Engage Millennials

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During his presentation at Indy Redefined, Indianapolis Museum of Art Curator Scott Stulen said in regard to museums that. She is pursuing a master’s nonprofit management and philanthropic studies at IUPUI in Indianapolis What do Millennials want from a museum experience?

How to Incorporate March Madness in Your Nonprofit Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

This Indianapolis-based duo of Matt McIntyre and Matt Duncan turned a disappointing loss in 2011 by Butler into a good cause. This year Brackets for Good expanded to include a Louisville bracket in addition to an Indianapolis one. March Madness is one of the annual rites of spring time—right along with setting your clocks back an hour and discovering what toys were hidden in the huge snow pile in the backyard.

Show Me Your Nonprofit Dashboard!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Indianapolis Museum of Art’s dashboard is an oft-cited example. Note from Beth: Check out this case study about The Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Dashboard). Incidentally, we described the Indianapolis Museum of Art dashboard as a Technical Dashboard because of its depth, but it really serves as an Accountability Dashboard as well. Flickr Photo by See No Evil. Note from Beth: Show Me Your Dashboard!

15+ Giving Tuesday Campaign Ideas (and Expert Tips) for 2021

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Check out this video to learn more: The Boys and Girls Club of Indianapolis reached 101% of their fundraising goal on Giving Tuesday 2020 by using Qgiv’s platform. There’s a reason the holiday season is called the most wonderful time of the year!

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Evaluating Your Board Meeting Agenda to Boost Productivity

Achieve

Jeb is based in Indianapolis, Indiana Everyone knows that focused board members and few distractions contribute substantially to an efficient and energized boardroom atmosphere. However, most of what makes for a productive board meeting happens before the meeting is even called to order. .