Solving the Donor Retention Rate Issue: The Case for Creating a Board-level Donor Thank You Committee

Bloomerang

The post Solving the Donor Retention Rate Issue: The Case for Creating a Board-level Donor Thank You Committee appeared first on Bloomerang. Do you know your organization’s donor retention rate? I’d bet not. .

Is Netflix Down? Guide of Errors and Resolve Issues

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These steps guide you on how to resolve Netflix issues and stream your favorite movies, TV shows, and series without any problem. Guide of Errors and Resolve Issues appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Is Netflix down, or are you having trouble accessing Netflix?

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Is Netflix Down? Guide of Errors and Resolve Issues

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These steps guide you on how to resolve Netflix issues and stream your favorite movies, TV shows, and series without any problem. Guide of Errors and Resolve Issues appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Is Netflix down, or are you having trouble accessing Netflix?

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Issues with Crowdsourced Data Part 2

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

A recent guest guest Beneblog explains why we believe a correlation found between SMS text messages and building damage by researchers was not useful. Some of the questions we received made us realize we need to be clearer about why this is important. Why did we bother analyzing this claim? Why does it matter? Thanks to Patrick Ball, Jeff Klinger and Kristian Lum for contributing this material (and making it much clearer).

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Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

JVIB 2012 Special Issue on Technology: Today's Game Changer

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm very excited to be a guest editor with the awesome Donna McNear on next year's special technology issue of the Journal of Vision Impairment and Blindness. JVIB is the peer-reviewed journal of record in the field of vision loss, and a past tech issue in 2003 featured my article, In the Palm of Your Hand, a vision of what mobile devices would mean for blind people in the future (a future that has already happened, of course!). Help us make this a terrific issue!

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4 Security Issues The Cloud Can Help Alleviate

TechImpact

Here is a list of security issues your nonprofit, and a nonprofit just like yours, are likely facing, and ways a cloud can help to alleviate those very problems according to John Simcock of eduserv. The “Bring Your Own Device,” or BYOD, trend is expected to gain steam in 2014, which presents nonprofits with an all new security issues moving forward. The post 4 Security Issues The Cloud Can Help Alleviate appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

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Want to Co-Create an Exhibition on a Hot Issue? Introducing the Community Issue Exhibition Toolkit

Museum 2.0

We partnered with foster youth, former foster youth, artists, and community advocates to create an exhibition that used art to spark action on issues facing foster youth. There were trust issues. It taught me that exhibitions can make a real and measurable difference in how a community tackles its biggest issues. Since that first project, we've made a commitment to create a "community issue exhibition" every other year at the MAH.

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11 Issues to Keep on Your Association’s Radar for 2020 and Beyond

WBT Systems

11 Issues to Keep on Your Association’s Radar for 2020 and Beyond. Read more about 11 Issues to Keep on Your Association’s Radar for 2020 and Beyond

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What Issues Do Millennials Care About?

Achieve

what issues do millennials care about? Another finds economic, gender issues or wage as their most important issues. In our work we learned that social issues are tied to the intersection of community, family, friends and where people live, work, and play.

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Philanthropy Is a Leadership Issue

Connection Cafe

Philanthropy is a leadership issue. One of the things I love most about fundraising is that it is completely dependent on leadership. In an ideal world. Leaders cast vision that grabs the attention of donors. Donors fund work that allows nonprofits to employ specialists. Leaders work with those specialists to measure how well the mission is being accomplished. The board oversees it all, holding the nonprofit’s mission and vision in trust and making sure more people know about it.

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How can social innovation and enterprise help nonprofits create sustainable solutions to community issues?

ASU Lodestar Center

This can be an existing business opting to start working toward a social mission, a business partner with a nonprofit on a social issue, or a nonprofit deciding to create a money-making venture of their own to fund a community solution. Survey them about community issues.

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Microsoft Issues Critical IE Patch

Robert Weiner

Microsoft issued a critical patch for Internet Explorer today, described as protection against a “remote code execution&# vulnerability. Microsoft usually issues security patches on the 2nd Tuesday of the month ( Patch Tuesday ), so this must be serious. If your computer is set up for automatic updates, you should get the patch, well, automatically. You should also be able to run Windows Update (under Tools in IE). Or you can get the patch from [link].

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The 16th issue of NTEN: Change is here: Cultivating Leadership

NTEN

The 16th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, focusing on the Best of 2014: Cultivating Leadership. We launched the first issue of 2014 by planting the seed: How can nonprofits remain competitive, innovative, and responsive to the changing external environment? Access the December 2014 issue! The inspiration, as reflected on the quarterly NTEN: Change covers, came from farmers, a profession characterized by the need to be responsive.

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4 Critical Internet Privacy Issues & How to Protect Yourself From Them

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The post 4 Critical Internet Privacy Issues & How to Protect Yourself From Them appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Online privacy has become a much-discussed topic by cyber experts, media, businesses, as well as governments over recent years. The truth is, your privacy is constantly being tested each moment you spend enjoying the countless conveniences the internet offers. And a privacy breach could not only involve an unpleasant intrusion into your personal life but.

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Secret to Getting Boards to Address Critical Issues

Wild Apricot

Here's an overview of a new article in our Hub that explains the importance of providing skills and tools for volunteer leaders to ensure that meetings address critical issues and move your mission forward. membership leadership

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The 12th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Outcomes & Impact"

NTEN

That’s why we’ve focused this entire issue on nonprofit impact. The true test of any nonprofit is to demonstrate impact. But the first test is to set up a way to measure it. Every nonprofit aims to have impact, but few have the systems in place to calculate little more than outputs. Prior to joining NTEN in 2013, I worked in the human rights field with Social Accountability International (SAI).

Measuring Impact: Feature Article from the Latest Issue of NTEN:Change

Amy Sample Ward

[Note: The following is an excerpt of an article in the December 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the complete article, "From Outcomes to Impact," by subscribing to the journal for free! ]. By Julie Macalik, with Greenlights for Nonprofit Success. The first step in starting to measure your impact is to identify the major outcomes that you want to examine. In order to be successful in this step you will need full management support and a dedicated key project lead for your team.

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Ask Rita: How Do I Navigate Requests for Religious Exemptions from a Requirement to Receive the Covid-19 Vaccine?

Blue Avocado

Current Issue HR and Employment Issues Workplace PoliciesDear Rita, With availability of Covid-19 vaccines, we, like many employers, opted to implement a voluntary vaccine policy, along with strong incentives for and encouragement of employees to get vaccinated.

Ask Rita: We Have Decided on an In-House Investigation—Now, How Do We Do It?

Blue Avocado

Current Issue HR and Employment Issues Legal/ComplianceLast month, we discussed the factors to consider in making the decision to conduct a workplace investigation in-house, or to retain an outside investigator.

Ask Rita: An Employee Took Our Confidential Information for Their Own Personal Use and Won’t Give it Back—What Can We Do?

Blue Avocado

Current Issue HR and Employment Issues Risk ManagementDear Rita, We’re in a disturbing situation that we never had to deal with before. Our agency generates a considerable amount of intellectual property and computer data that we designate as proprietary and confidential.

Facebook, Nonprofits, and Youth Programs: Safety and Privacy Issues

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday, Holly Ross at NTEN , mentioned that a common question she gets after talking about Social Media with nonprofits is from organizations that work with students or young people and are concerned about liability issues surrounding what students who “like&# their page may post on their page, or on their own walls.

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For-profit or nonprofit: what's the issue?

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I frequently get asked by folks I know in the for-profit tech sector (where I come from), why we don't focus on making money. The team at Benetech seems very strong, and it seems clear we could go off and find a way to make big money. I agree. But, that's not Benetech. We chose a nonprofit form to do those things we were sure the for-profit world wouldn't do. Or, if they did, they would keep focusing on those "applications with commercial potential."

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Abandonment Issues, Part II

Connection Cafe

Using the same basic principles, you can capture the text of the error messages to see where people are running into technical issues in the donation process. If people are having technical issues you may be able to pinpoint the problem. *No relation to the recent holiday. Dad, you’re the best!). I got a lot of good feedback on my recent post about donation form abandonment. So, I figured I’d take this subject a step further rather than, well, abandoning it.

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The 17th Issue of NTEN: Change is out - "Digital Inclusion and Technical Divides"

NTEN

I can be sure of one thing: this issue is going to surprise you. The 17th issue of NTEN: Change covers a range of perspectives from those at the forefront of bridging the digital divide: schools, libraries, city governments, and nonprofit organizations. Access the March 2015 issue! We hope this issue inspires you with the knowledge, tools, and inspiration to get started in your organization. >>

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Data-Driven Nonprofits: Issue 7 of NTEN:Change is Live!

NTEN

Whether you call it "data-driven", "data-informed", "evidence-based", or something else, making smarter decisions and strategies for your organization is something every nonprofit leader strives for—and what the latest issue of NTEN:Change is all about. In Issue 7 of NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders , we approach the challenges and opportunities of data for nonprofit organizational leaders.

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The 15th issue of NTEN: Change is here: Advocacy and Visual Communications

NTEN

The 15th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, focusing on Advocacy and Visual Communications: How to Rise Above the Noise. This issue is packed with actionable ideas, intriguing interviews, and impactful case examples that''ll help you show what your mission means, and why it''s important. >>Read >>Read the September 2014 issue!

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The Content Curation Issue: NTEN:Change Six is Live

NTEN

When our editorial committee decided on “Content Curation” as the overall theme of this issue when planning back in 2011, we knew that it would be an important topic for the nonprofit sector, but we didn’t anticipate that, in some ways, 2012 would turn out to be the year of content curation , as Beth Kanter predicted in January. I'm pleased to announce Issue Six of NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders !

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The 14th issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Fundraising in the Digital Age"

NTEN

The 14th issue of the NTEN: Change journal is out, and this quarter is all about fundraising. This issue is packed with actionable ideas, inspiring interviews, and tips that your organization can use to get ready for the end of the year, if not sooner! >>Read >>Read the June 2014 issue! From Bitcoin, to crowdfunding, to the tricky discussion about overhead - articles cover some of the latest topics in digital fundraising, and opportunities for nonprofits.

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Do You Demonstrate These Competencies as a Nonprofit Leader?

NonProfit PRO

Executive IssuesIt’s easy to dismiss the idea that leadership doesn’t matter. Someway, somehow, things will just turn out the way they’re supposed to happen. However, leadership — particularly high-quality leadership — matters now more than ever for the nonprofit sector.

Does Your Nonprofit Need a Tune-Up?

NonProfit PRO

Executive Issues Financial ServicesOne of the most admirable aspects of nonprofits is how dedicated they are to their core mission. But sometimes, this devotion leads nonprofits to develop a blind spot: their own organizational health.

The September Issue of NTEN:Change is Now Available

NTEN

The third issue of NTEN's quarlerly journal for nonprofit leaders is free and hot off the press. Featured in this issue: " Measuring Your Social Media Success ," from Idealware's Andrea Berry, which provides guidance for measuring what matters when it comes to social media for your nonprofit. I couldn't possibly list everything here in this blog post, so please open the new issue to see more.

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Nonprofits! You Are Not the (Only) Gatekeeper for Your Issue!

Achieve

Over the years, our research has identified an emerging trend: individuals, in growing numbers, are pulling toward issues and away from organizations as their primary channel for social engagement. The following blog first appeared on. Philanthropy News Digest.

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Ask Rita: We Can Require Employees to Receive the Covid-19 Vaccine—But Should We?

Blue Avocado

Current Issue HR and Employment Issues Legal/ComplianceDear Rita, Our nonprofit has several employees who provide a variety of direct services personally to our clients, in our offices as well as other locations.

What You Can Do About the Coming Nonprofit Crash

NonProfit PRO

Executive IssuesThe next natural question, which readers repeatedly asked me following the publication of the “nonprofit crash” article, was “What can nonprofit leaders do to protect themselves?"

3 Steps for Nonprofits To Take Advantage of the Great Resignation

NonProfit PRO

Executive Issues Staffing & Human ResourcesNonprofit leadership across the country should be chomping at the bit to attract motivated, purpose-driven candidates among the millions searching to hit the reset button on their careers in search of a more meaningful path.

Issue 9 of NTEN:Change: Risks and Rewards

NTEN

This issue of NTEN:Change presents variations on that theme: tips and quizzes, inspiration and cautionary tales, examples and humor, all from peers and experts in the nonprofit and technology communities. In the current issue you'll find: " Risks and Rewards for Nonprofit Leaders ," by Akaya Windwood, Rockwood Leadership Institute.

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How Nonprofits Can Use a Merger or Acquisition to Further Their Missions

NonProfit PRO

Executive IssuesSometimes operating sustainably isn’t possible with budget cuts alone, and that’s when leadership should consider merging with another like-minded, purpose-driven organization.

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Is Your Nonprofit Truly Successful?

NonProfit PRO

Executive IssuesFor these organizations to truly succeed, these organizations must set concrete goals that can be achieved, be willing to constantly ask for money, take big risks and adapt to successes and failures, plus master organizational rules.

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The Change Journal's 10th Issue is Out: It's a Mobile World

NTEN

This issue of NTEN:Change provides statistics you should probably know about your supporters and constituents, strategies that might need to incorporate mobile technology considerations, tips, stories, and insights from nonprofit professionals and technology experts. In the current issue you''ll find: " Testing the Waters With Mobile Technology: What You and Your Peers are Finding ," by Kyle Henri Andrei, Idealware. " In case you hadn’t heard, it’s a Mobile World.

Picture Perfect: How to Remedy the Most Common WordPress Image Issues

Byte Technology

And although the program comes with some truly nifty tools for managing and editing images it’s not always intuitive when in comes to tweaking definition, size, cropping and the like, and uploading images onto pages comes with inevitable technical issues. On that subject, when importing a external image into WordPress there are sometimes issues to overcome, especially if you’re migrating your site to the WordPress platform and certain photos are still aimed at the older location.

What environmental issues are close to your heart?

Have Fun - Do Good

What environmental issues are close to your heart? I've cut and pasted the list of environmental issues from Wikipedia below. Last week, I went on a rejuvenating retreat with the folks at Upwell , a nonprofit PR firm with one client — the ocean. One of our meeting spots was at a picnic bench by the ocean (how cool is that?), where I took these photos.

Issue 53

AOL tries to discuss a difficult issue

ASU Lodestar Center

Armstrong raised an important issue that would affect the business, and as the leader of the corporation…that’s his job. Could he have raised the issue in a way and at a time when the message might have been better received? Did he have the right…the obligation to raise the issue? The issues weighed in at one pound, eight ounces each. The media immediately framed the issue as a corporate CEO verses two premature infants.

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