Donor Data Management Dictionary

3rd Sector Labs

Every nonprofit needs a data management plan, especially for their donor data. The plan needs to address a variety of topics, such as data hygiene and enrichment , data usage in various communications activities , input/output management, and more.

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Project Management Tips: Team

Connection Cafe

By: Jett Winders , Program Manager, Charity Dynamics. As a nonprofit professional, you wear many hats, often including being a project manager for your organization’s technology projects. 7 Tips for Effective Team Management.

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6 Tips for Better Grant Management

Connection Cafe

When it comes to getting—and managing—grants, common pitfalls can be avoided with the proper tools and policies in place. With all the budgeting, tracking, and reporting that can go into the process, managing grants can seem like a full-time job.

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DIY Social Media Management

Amy Sample Ward

Yesterday, I had a lot of fun giving another webinar for Nonprofit Webinars, this time focused on DIY Social Media Management. Here’s an example: DIY Management Tools. DIY Social Media Management.

Integrity In Management Means This

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral.

Welcome to the New Age of Accountability in Grant Management

Connection Cafe

This monumental shift of responsibility onto grant recipients could be one of the most pivotal changes in grant management in decades. Let’s take a look at what is arguably one of the most pivotal shifts in grant management in decades. What Changed: Focus on Performance Management.

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Managing Millennials

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The second edition of Managing the Millennials is an important read. Executing solutions to the most common obstacles to younger workers engaging and learning from the people who manage them. Because, in 2015, Millennials comprised 35 percent of the workforce--nearly 54 million workers.

How Fundraisers & Grant Managers Can Collaborate to Achieve Stronger Results

Connection Cafe

As a former grant manager who works on a daily basis with grant-makers, the complex, creative, diverse world of fundraising has been incredible to me. Both fundraisers and grants managers are at the center of it all, often managing many different stakeholders throughout the grantmaking cycle.

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Managing Conflicts of Interest: Tips for Nonprofit Leaders

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Management conflict of interest financial management nonprofit leadership policies and proceduresIf you’re involved in the leadership of a nonprofit organization, the last thing you want is a conflict-of-interest scandal to hurt the reputation of your organization.

What’s the Best Way to Manage Client Payroll?

Vertex Systems

How do you manage your client payroll? Vertex Client Payroll Manager will do all that and more. Vertex Client Payroll Manager was designed to work around the way your agency works – not the other way around.

Project Management Tips: Timeline

Connection Cafe

By: Jett Winders , Program Manager, Charity Dynamics. In our first post on project management, we identified seven characteristics of a winning project team. Honest Expectations: Many project managers underestimate how much of their time is needed to help coordinate the project.

This Is A Manager With Class

Eric Jacobsen Blog

AMACOM's (of the American Management Association) sixth edition of the best-selling book, The First-Time Manager -- originally published in 1981 is a must-read for new managers and leaders in business.

Successful IT Volunteer Management

Idealware

Those are real concerns, but with smart management, there is more opportunity than ever to engage skilled technology volunteers—individuals want to do meaningful work and companies are learning that they truly can do well by doing good. Quick Tips for Successful IT Volunteer Management.

Calling all Community Managers!

SocialFish

If you’re reading this you probably work in community management, maybe you call it digital workplace or internal communications? If so the folks at The Community Roundtable would love your input in their annual research survey: The State of Community Management.

Stop the Daisy Chain of Bad Data Management

3rd Sector Labs

The root cause of bad data management for any organization – for-profit, nonprofit or government – can usually be found in the data management paradigm itself. We also have an online event management system. The data management plan.

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6 Qualities A Nonprofit Database Management System Should Have

TechImpact

However, nonprofit technology is booming and your organization might be looking for a more sustainable, automated management solution. Who manages the database? The post 6 Qualities A Nonprofit Database Management System Should Have appeared first on Tech Impact Blog.

Making time for time management

VolunteerMark

Time is perhaps one of the most valuable resources that we have, especially for nonprofits. How do you stay productive and make sure that every minute is contributing to the fulfillment of your organization''s mission?

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Angels as Assets: The Importance of Volunteer Management Software

Byte Technology

From tracking donations and expenditures, the success or failure of fund-raising events, staff protocols and effectiveness, lists of donors large and small and so much more, the organization that shirks information management does so at their own peril.

Managing Millennials

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In their book, Millennials Who Manage , authors Chip Espinoza and Joel Schwarzbart explain that there are nine managerial competencies essential to managing Millennials.

4 Major Benefits Of Using Managed IT Services

TechImpact

The post 4 Major Benefits Of Using Managed IT Services appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. General Tech Managed Services nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTechThink about how much of your day is spent working on a computer. Chances are pretty good, close to 99% of your work is done behind a keyboard and mouse. The need for robust technology has never been more important.

New Follow Up Manager

VisionLink

To help call operators, case managers, outreach staff and others follow up with their clients and contacts even more efficiently and effectively, VisionLink has released an enhanced Followup Manager (creative name, yes?)

Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

SocialFish

We will also dig into how to apply this knowledge in real-world management contexts, including working through difficult cross-generational conversations and creating “generation-friendly” internal management and communication processes. . WHOO HOO!

Better manage volunteers through software tools

VolunteerMark

Welcome to a new era of volunteerism, whether you like it or not. Let’s face it, with the constant advancements in cell phone, laptop and tablet technology, people are spending more and more time online than off. That’s not news to you, me or even the mailman.

Community Managers in Scientific Communities

SocialFish

I was privileged to teach a module about Aligning Community Management and Workplace Culture to the new class of Community Engagement Fellows at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Aligning community management with workplace culture from WorkXO.

Your Nonprofit’s New Data Management Process

TechImpact

These “4 A’s” just might be your nonprofit’s new way of planning your data management. Data management can be a tedious, difficult process. The first step to executing a successful data management plan is to accumulate data through a CRM.

Leading Versus Managing

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great insights about leading versus managing from Bob Kulhan and his new book, Getting To Yes And. He says, "Leading is not managing. Managing is not leading." Managing is taking care of logistical and practical details.

Why And How to Manage Your Volunteer Program Professionally

Connection Cafe

All this makes their contribution invaluable, but just like with employees, they need to be managed professionally. So let’s take it step by step and look at why and how to manage your volunteer program professionally: 1. Volunteers are every nonprofit’s dream.

10 New Ideas For Managing Volunteers On A Low Budget

TechImpact

Here are our top 10 tips for managing your volunteers, especially if you’re working with a small budget: Look like a team. Gauging your volunteers’ expectations and reactions to how they interact with your nonprofit will help you improve your overall management in the future.

Leading Versus Managing

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In his new book, Getting To "Yes And": The Art of Business Improv , author Bob Kulhan reminds us of the important difference between leadership and management. I'd suggest that the act of managing focuses strictly on strategic thinking at its most practical -- on execution.

List of Volunteer Management Software

AFP Blog

List of Volunteer Management Software : "For this page, volunteer management software is defined as software that actually has "volunteer" somewhere in its official description (it does NOT have to be called "volunteer management" software, however). Therefore, this page could not be considered a comprehensive list of software that can be used to manage volunteer information. " ''via Blog this

What Makes for a Great Client Payroll Management Software?

Vertex Systems

Is your agency or organization using a hodge-podge of software to manage your client payroll? Vertex Client Payroll Manager performs all of this and much more. Vertex Client Payroll Manager.

3 Key Changes in Single Audit for Grant Managers

Connection Cafe

With the advent of the new Uniform Guidance, non-federal entities are expected to meet performance measurements, assess risk, and effectively manage their grants to a whole new set of regulations. This is part 2 of 3 in the Single Audit and the Uniform Guidance Blog Series.

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How Good Is Your Community Management?

SocialFish

For eight years, the Community Roundtable has dug deeply into the strategies, operations and tactics behind the most successful communities in our annual State of Community Management reports. By Ted McEnroe , Director of Research, TheCR.

How Would You Rate Your Prospect Management System?| Part 3

Connection Cafe

Referring back to my previous blog in July , I am completing a series that outlines the various levels of prospect management we encounter with our clients. If you purchase a module within your CRM system for prospect management, then make sure the software company offers training.

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#CMAD 2014 Community Manager Awards | Community Manager Appreciation Day

AFP Blog

#CMAD 2014 Community Manager Awards | Community Manager Appreciation Day : Community Managers are amazing. That’s why this year, for Community Manager Appreciation Day, we’re going to start a new tradition. In a joint partnership with BTC Revolutions, HootSuite, Meshfire, Nimble and Sprout Social, we’re excited to announce the 2014 Community Manager Appreciation Day Awards

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How Nonprofit Professionals Can Manage Workplace Stress Triggers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

People can actually increase their emotional intelligence by working on the skills – and manage their stress better. Self-care and managing your stress is all about establishing and maintaining good habits, and writing it down helps you change and commit to the good habits.

3 Tips to Better Manage Accounting for your Ticket Sales

Connection Cafe

Here are a few tips to help you better manage accounting for your ticket sales: Be Mindful of Revenue versus Deferred Revenue. true that your over/shorts aren’t material, counting them towards or against your true revenue really isn’t the best way to manage your business.

Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

You need a social media management team to manage and monitor the social media campaigns. Tips on managing social media campaigns. After your company has successfully launched its social media marketing campaign, you need to allocate a budget for daily management of the campaign.

Smartsheet: Frustrated with online project management no longer

Judi Sohn

Over 3 years ago, I wrote a blog post about my quest to find decent project management software for Fight Colorectal Cancer. Tagged: online project management , Smartsheet. Uncategorized online project management Smartsheet

Case Management Software: 3 Benefits You Should Expect

Vertex Systems

If your agency is considering case management software, here are 3 benefits that you should look for: Delegation of Responsibility. Good case management software can eliminate hundreds of hours of repetitive data entry every single month.