7 Key Lessons Learned from Virtual Fundraising Events in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With a solid year of virtual fundraising under our collective belt, let’s take a look at seven key lessons learned in 2020 to help your nonprofit continue reaching those goals and fighting for its mission.

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9 Lessons Learned from Hosting Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Matthew Burnell , F ounder of ClickBid , a mobile bidding provider for online auctions, virtual galas, and in-person events. Fundraising has not stopped during these uncertain times. Since March, we have seen organizations take their annual fundraisers online and go virtual.

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Leadership Lessons From Kent Taylor, Founder Of Texas Roadhouse

Eric Jacobsen Blog

From cover-to-cover of Made From Scratch you’ll learn the leadership lessons of the late Kent Taylor , founder of the restaurant chain Texas Roadhouse. Here are some of my favorite leadership lessons from Kent and his book: The best leaders stay down-to-earth and approachable.

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The Future of Events: 5 Lessons From 5 Associations

Association TV

The past year has been one of consistent change for every industry. Everyone pivoted to work-from-home, and digital solutions became the new normal. But that doesn’t work for everything. Insider Case Studies News

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8 Lessons Learned from Hosting Golf Event Fundraisers During COVID-19

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Katie Casillas , director of marketing at GolfStatus.org , an event management platform specifically for golf fundraisers. There’s no doubting it: 2020 has forced organizations, industries, and entire sectors to adapt.

Life And Business Lessons From No One Succeeds Alone

Eric Jacobsen Blog

No One Succeeds Alone is the inspiring story of Compass Founder & CEO Robert Reffkin , whose mother, mentors, and search for belonging taught him valuable lessons that anyone with a dream can put into action today to improve their own quality of life.

1 Million Trailhead Badges: Lessons from Salesforce.org’s Trailhead Journey

Saleforce Nonprofit

The post 1 Million Trailhead Badges: Lessons from Salesforce.org’s Trailhead Journey appeared first on Salesforce.org. If you’ve been part of the Salesforce community for a while, you’ve certainly heard of Trailhead — the fun way to learn about all things Salesforce.

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Incorporating Last Year’s Lessons into 2021 End-of-Year Fundraising Plans

sgEngage

Here are a few of the lessons learned in 2020 that have stuck with me in 2021, hopefully they can help you as throughout the last quarter of 2021. . While 2020 brought many new lessons, it also reminded us that what we already know still matters.

The Lessons of Coordinating Care from 9/11

VisionLink

Reflecting on the anniversary of 9/11 this year, we honor those working in the Towers, the first responders and all of their families and friends—and all Americans who woke up to a changed nation.

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Communications Lessons Learned in 2020

Forum One

Things are still changing and 2021 will have its own lessons, but as we approach the year anniversary of the COVID-19 crisis beginning here in the U.S., Lesson one: It’s time to think about crisis communications differently. Lesson two: Don’t neglect your internal audience.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | Thriving During Change

Pamela Grow

How did your nonprofit adapt to the changes the past year has brought about? In this episode of MotivateMonday, speaker, change agent, and learning leader, Keisha A.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | Change your thinking, change your work

Pamela Grow

Our MotivateMonday guest, author, speaker, and consultant Nell Edgington offered lessons from her new book, Reinventing Social Change.

Study offers lessons on public health efforts to prevent gun violence

Candid

Improving Community Safety Through Public Health Strategies: Lessons From Atlanta And Milwaukee." Annie E.

4 Lessons Learned from Virtual Fundraising to Bring to Your Year-End Strategy

One Cause

The post 4 Lessons Learned from Virtual Fundraising to Bring to Your Year-End Strategy appeared first on OneCause. As we move into the era of mass vaccination and the economy is opening up more and more, it’s time to reflect on the old adage: “Every cloud has a silver lining.”.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | The latest from the Fundraising Effectiveness Project

Pamela Grow

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5 Lessons Learned from Donating to 25 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If you have donated to a nonprofit within the last 12 months, then please take the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report ! This week Nonprofit Tech for Good donated $25 to 25 nonprofits in order to study how nonprofits are progressing in the design of their donation pages and in the efficacy of their online donation process.

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Lessons For Leaders From TouchPoints

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite parts of Douglas Conant 's and Mette Norgaard 's book, TouchPoints , are these lessons for leaders: You need to have dual vision.

Valuable Decision-Making Lessons

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite decision-making lessons from history and from the book include these: Own your decisions. As seen on Public Television, the book, Decisions , by Robert L. Dilenschneider , features vignettes on 23 individuals who made decisions that shaped the world.

[VIDEO] Demystifying the Grants Lifecycle: Grant Seeking Lessons and Pro-tips from the Field

Bloomerang

Rachel Sacks, MPH will help demystify all five phases of the grants lifecycle: identifying well-aligned prospects, cultivating funder relationships, preparing compelling submissions, maintaining grants through stewarding and reporting, and submitting renewals.

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7 Lessons From Marketing Ethics

NonProfit Hub

Here are some lessons that we can learn from it. . The post 7 Lessons From Marketing Ethics appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Ethics are what we hold close to our hearts. They’re values or moral principles governing the conduct and actions of a group of people or individuals.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | Five Social Media Trends You Need to Know

Pamela Grow

Related Posts: Lessons from MotivateMonday | Establishing Your… Lessons From Motivate Monday | Social media as an… Lessons from MotivateMonday | Change your thinking,… Lessons from MotivateMonday | Converting Your New… Lessons From Motivate Monday | What is a Gratitude Report?

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Online Cultivation Lessons From LinkedIn

NetWits

As a long-time LinkedIn member, their outreach continues to engage and delight me, while also going to the core of successful cultivation techniques: make your constituents feel special, understood and appreciated. Email Marketing Interactive cultivation fundraising Online marketing thank you

Decision-Making Lessons From History

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite decision-making lessons from history and from the book include these: Own your decisions. As seen on Public Television, the book, Decisions , by Robert L. Dilenschneider , features vignettes on 23 individuals who made decisions that shaped the world.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | Converting Your New #GivingTuesday Donors to Monthly Donors

Pamela Grow

Related Posts: Lessons From Motivate Monday | Retaining and growing… Lessons from MotivateMonday | Why monthly giving is… Motivate Monday | Bolster your back-end for monthly… Are you missing this key fundraising “system?”

15 Lessons Learned from Donating Online to 32 Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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4 Marketing Lessons Your Nonprofit Can Learn From Tinder

EveryAction

What does Tinder have to do with your nonprofit marketing strategy? Probably a lot more than you realize. Think about it: what is Tinder if not a massive, multi-million-user experiment in online marketing

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Web Accessibility Lessons Learned from a Total Beginner

Forum One

The post Web Accessibility Lessons Learned from a Total Beginner appeared first on Forum One | Turn Ideas Into Impact This blog post was written by Ayomide Fatoye, Summer 2021 Forum One. Ayo is majoring in General Engineering – Computer Science at Texas A&M University.

Real-world lessons in the painful consequences of outdated software

Nimble AMS

While Fairfax County Public Schools is not an association, their experience offers a valuable lesson for organizations: Outdated technology may seem relatively harmless, but it can leave you in an unfortunate and potentially damaging situation just when you need it the most.

Member Loyalty Lessons From Retailers

Wild Apricot

Are there some member loyalty lessons that associations could learn from retailers? membership-value member-loyalty

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What Anti-Maskers Can Teach Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Fundraiser Education Social Media Communications Facebook Messaging Nonprofit LessonsFor the last two years, I’ve been studying the impact of identity on prosocial behavior; it’s the topic of my doctoral dissertation.

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Helping Veterans in Good Times and Bad: Three Funder Lessons from the Pandemic

Charity Navigator

Over a year ago, on March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic.

Omnichannel Marketing: Lessons from the Commercial Sector

Forum One

While omnichannel marketing isn’t a new concept for nonprofits, there are still many lessons you can learn from the commercial sector. 4 commercial omnichannel marketing lessons for the nonprofit sector. The post Omnichannel Marketing: Lessons from the Commercial Sector appeared first on Forum One | Turn Ideas Into Impact On any given day, you interact with a number of marketing touchpoints from a variety of companies.

5 LMS Implementation Lessons from an Onboarding Manager

Blue Sky eLearn

The post 5 LMS Implementation Lessons from an Onboarding Manager appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn. Congratulations!

Lessons from MotivateMonday | How to write your best fundraising appeal FAST

Pamela Grow

Whether you’re a new development director who has just been tasked with getting out next week’s fundraising appeal, or you’ve been procrastinating on writing that letter, you’re sure to appreciate this guide to writing your best fundraising appeal. In no time!

Leadership Lesson: Self-Respect And Decision Making

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here is a terrific leadership lesson from the book, 1001 Ways To Energize Employees : “Nothing creates more self-respect among employees than being included in the process of making decisions” – Judith M.

Lasting Leadership Lessons From A Year That Changed Everything

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Leave it to leadership and communications expert, David Grossman , to decide to write a book called, Heart First, Lasting Leadership Lessons From A Year That Changed Everything.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | Why monthly giving is more important now than ever

Pamela Grow

In 2020 there was an astonishing increase of 76.8% in new recurring donors compared to 2019! If you’ve been waffling on making monthly giving the priority it needs to be, what are you waiting for?

Lessons Learned in 2013

Wild Apricot

Before you ring in the New Year, here''s a look at a few basic themes that we''ve seen in non-profit and membership posts and articles this year. nonprofit blog carnival

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5 Social Media Lessons for Nonprofits

See3

The post 5 Social Media Lessons for Nonprofits appeared first on The See3 Blog. Setting up a social media presence for your cause or organization is not only important, it''s essential. With so many platforms available and so many ways to connect, maintaining your organization’s social media can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. strategy kindling group Nonprofits polk brothers see3 social media social media boot camp

Nonprofit Board Best Practices – Lessons From the 2020 BoardAssist Board Summit

BoardAssist

The post Nonprofit Board Best Practices – Lessons From the 2020 BoardAssist Board Summit appeared first on BoardAssist We learned a lot at the recent BoardAssist Nonprofit Board Summit on how to be an outstanding board member.

Lessons from MotivateMonday | What does transformation look like for your nonprofit?

Pamela Grow

A time of crisis is not just a time of anxiety and worry. It gives a chance, an opportunity, to choose well or to choose badly. Desmond Tutu. Have you ever thought that maybe, just maybe, the uncertainty and turmoil of the past year have presented you with unique opportunities?

Unanticipated Crisis Lessons: Nonprofit’s Pivot to Online Increases Participation

Non Profit Quarterly

April 28, 2020; Santa Barbara News-Press. Across the country, many nonprofit offices are eerily quiet, shut down for the safety of staff and other stakeholders. Meanwhile, programs are moving online to continue to offer services and support.

8 Nonprofit Lessons Learned from the 2014 FUSE Conference

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thanks to a partnership with Salsa Labs , Heather Mansfield of Nonprofit Tech for Good was able to report live from the FUSE Conference on August 6-7 in Annandale, VA. Over 250 nonprofits were in attendance represented by staff mostly from the Millennial Generation who actively contributed to the conference hashtag: #FUSEcon2014.

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