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8 Grant Reports for Metrics and KPIs

NonProfit PRO

But the process of identifying the right metrics and reports to measure and communicate is more complex… especially when it comes to finding metrics to drive grant performance. What gets measured, gets done.

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8 Grant Reports for Metrics and KPIs

NonProfit PRO

The process of identifying the right metrics and reports to measure and communicate is complex, especially when it comes to finding the right metrics.

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Deliver the Metrics Grantmakers Want: How Enhanced Reporting Can Help Increase Funding and Save Time

NonProfit PRO

We'll then hear from Stephen Crano, Data Management Analyst at Brooklyn Community Services as he discusses how Apricot decreased reporting time at his organization.

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2022 Donor-Advised Fund Report: Grants to Charities Increase 28%, Surpassing $45B for First Time

NonProfit PRO

The 2022 Donor-Advised Fund Report details growth in all key DAF metrics for the 12th consecutive year. The new report also reveals DAF grantmaking to charities around the world grew 60% compared to pre-pandemic 2019 and increased 400% over the past decade.

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Toward transparent metrics

Candid

In addition to communicating their mission and strategies and disclosing financial information, these nonprofits share quantitative data about their progress and results (such as how many program participants gained employment or reported improved health indicators).

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5 More-Important-Than-Ever Digital Marketing Metrics for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

While there are many things vying for your attention, when it comes to digital growth there are only five critical metrics you should look at to help you get the most out of your budget and drive long-term sustainable growth. It needs to be combined with the other metrics to provide value.

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6 Annual reports to inspire your organization

EveryAction

Annual reports are a staple of nonprofit life. They’re a powerful tool for communicating your impact, but what makes an annual report effective? Annual report essentials. Before we look at our exemplary annual reports, let’s go over some annual report necessities.

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Planning Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy Metrics

Forum One

We dove into a number of industry benchmark reports to compile the following indicators that nonprofits should consider when planning for the year ahead. Website metrics. Email metrics. Social Media metrics. Fundraising metrics.

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Understanding Impact Metrics for Your Nonprofit: A Guide

DipJar

In this sense, impact metrics are the specific measures of the positive and negative effects of an intervention, action, or project on individuals, communities, or the environment. In this guide, we’ll answer the most frequently asked questions about nonprofit impact metrics, including: .

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DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

DIY Community Engagement Metrics. Metrics Tracking. >> Reporting. There is no point tracking what you’re doing if you aren’t reporting it! And it would be silly to think that we would have monthly reporting that covers all of it. Instead, we have monthly reports that are created for two areas: content and community. These are a few tips for internal and external reporting. Monthly reporting of trends and insights.

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Using Metrics to Boost Your Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

You might answer this question with metrics like the number of new donors or the number of donations. While these basic figures can be informative from a year-over-year trend perspective, they do a poor job answering questions like: Why did these metrics change? Map Metrics.

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Nonprofit Digital Reports: Showcasing Year-End Fundraising Efforts

Bloomerang

How can nonprofits showcase their year-end results in a digital report? What should you include in your year-end report? Where and how should nonprofits share their report? That’s where reporting comes in. How should nonprofits share year-end campaign results in a report?

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Blackbaud Discontinued Crystal Reports – Now What?

Cloud 4 Good

Blackbaud recently announced the end of support of a few applications hosted in their Citrix environments, including Crystal Reports (CT). Considering this potential, it is shocking that Blackbaud’s customers are still dependent on an outdated reporting solution from over two decades ago.

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See, Say, Feel, Do: Metrics for Social Media

Amy Sample Ward

I am a big fan of actionable metrics. In all of my presentations and webinars about social media tracking, measurement, and engagement, I highlight the value of and need for what I call “actionable metrics”, meaning the data we capture and track that actually gives us insight and the opportunity to improve or change the way we use various platforms and the kinds of content we create and share. If you downloaded the report, did you find the template useful?

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KPIs Every Nonprofit's Website Reporting Should Include

TechSoup

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are metrics that provide insight into the performance of any given process or tool.

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8 Annual Reports We Love

EveryAction

Annual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it? To avoid costly Annual Report mistakes and produce a valuable piece of collateral for your organization, take some cues from a few of 2018's stand-out annual reports, and download our comprehensive guide to creating a nonprofit annual report. Pathfinder International’s annual report combines colorful graphic design, individual stories, and gorgeous portraits.

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Better Understanding Nonprofits And Their Facebook Metrics

TechImpact

Post level data reports on the analytic behind individual posts on a page, whereas page level data measures the impact as post has on the entire page. The post Better Understanding Nonprofits And Their Facebook Metrics appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Black Celebrity Giving. Facebook is the flagship social media platform for most nonprofits. For good reason, too.

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Major Gift Metrics: What You Need to Know

DNL OmniMedia

Using that knowledge, we’ve created this guide to help your team understand major gift KPIs, the metrics you should be tracking, and the top tips to do so successfully. You’ll explore major gift metrics through the following guide: Overview of Major Gift Fundraising Data.

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How to Prepare Donor Data Reports for Your Board Members

Bloomerang

As a fundraising coordinator who prepares these reports, you work with this data every day. The last thing you want to do is waste their time and bog their donor reports down with unnecessary metrics. . Donor data to exclude from your report.

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5 Metrics Fundraisers Need to Know to Retain Their Donors

Connection Cafe

That’s why we put together a list of the five essential metrics you need to know, as a fundraiser, to achieve higher retention rates. Tracking these metrics will help you keep a pulse on the current engagement of your donors so you know which efforts are working and which ones need to be increased or modified. The 5 retention metrics fundraisers should know are: Donor Attrition Rate. Then set up a system to report on this engagement information.

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Tracking Long-Term Donor Value: The Report You Shouldn't Miss in 2019

EveryAction

In a 2016 study conducted by EveryAction and Nonprofit Hub , nearly half of nonprofit professionals reported that they do not consistently utilize data as part of their decision-making process. This is not a result of lacking understanding or desire for data on their part, rather it is often the simple reality that pulling large reports can be a complex and difficult process that takes an extraordinarily long time, making getting up-to-date numbers an arduous task.

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Social CRM, part 2: Metrics vs. CRM

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

You should definitely read the report I mentioned in my earlier post. But in the Social CRM space, there seems to be a lot more attention paid to what I would call “metrics&# - useful for attracting new donors, and understanding the “emotional state of conversations&# rather than relationships that are trackable to “nurture and retain those donors the organization already has.&#.

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What We Learned About Digital Engagement from the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report

EveryAction

Every year, nonprofit consultants M+R release their annual Benchmarks report , which provides an overview of digital trends in the sector. This year's report addressed issues such as email list growth and churn, the rise of monthly giving, and the impact of social media's peer-to-peer fundraising for nonprofits. If you haven't yet had time to dig into the full report, here are some of the top highlights that we think are important for nonprofits to know: 1.

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[VIDEO] Measure Of Success: Creating Tools And Process To Report Impact

Bloomerang

We are here to talk about reporting impact, specifically creating tools and some good processes to do that for your donors. dang, this is a great topic, this is so timely as people are, you know, perhaps getting annual reports together. How do we report on that?”

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Social Media with M+R: How to Measure the Metrics that Matter

EveryAction

Last week, I sat down with Amy Peyrot, Senior Consultant, Social Media Specialist, and resident mathlete at M+R , to discuss all things social media metrics. Here are some of Amy's thoughts on these common social media metrics and how to achieve them. Goal: Engagement Metric: Overall Engagement Rate. Amy recommends setting metrics around the responses a post receives. Goal: Awareness Metric: Total Reach/Impressions.

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The Secret Metric Killing Nonprofit Fundraising (And What To Do About It)

EveryAction

When sending a fundraising email, nonprofit Digital staff are keenly aware of the metrics that they need to achieve; a high open rate means the most people are actually seeing the content of the email, and a high click rate indicates that the email's messaging was persuasive enough to move people to donate. Neither of these commonly cited metrics matter, however, if an email doesn't ever reach a supporter's inbox to begin with.

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The sgEngage Podcast Episode 213: Highlights from Blackbaud Luminate Online Benchmark Report

sgEngage

The new Blackbaud Luminate Online Benchmark Report is out, and it has some significant differences from previous years. What are those differences, and what can you take away from this year’s report? Topics Discussed in This Episode: Background on the Luminate Online Benchmark Report.

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Think Email’s Dead? Metrics from the Online Benchmark Report Disagree

Connection Cafe

Blackbaud’s annual Online Benchmark report was released earlier this month at #bbcon and the results speak largely to a positive outlook for nonprofit fundraising. . But the question those metrics beg is how the increase in volume is impacting email performance. Here are a few key highlights from the report that pertain to email performance: 1. Every one of the 20 cohorts measured in the report experienced positive growth in usable email file size.

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Content Metrics You Should Track

Care2

Here’s some great content metrics that strategist Jay Baer highlighted on his blog (thanks for the recommendation Beth Kanter ) which nonprofits can utilize. Some call social media shares vanity metrics because they have turned into such a popularity contest. However, it’s still worth looking at these metrics to see how people are sharing your content. Be sure and also take a look at the Social Analytics report in Google Analytics.

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Take Control of Your Data: 3 Must-Have Reporting Tools Every Nonprofit Should Have

EveryAction

Here are some key tools your nonprofit should have to meet your reporting needs: Customizable reports that allow you to get roll up data and detailed data. Depending on your CRM, you might have fully customizable reports where you build them from scratch or canned reports with all the columns and form fields ready for you to run. Ideally, your perfect reporting tool combines the two. Purely canned reports are inflexible and won’t always fit your reporting needs.

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Nonprofit Digital Reports: Showcasing Year-End Fundraising Efforts

Bloomerang

How can nonprofits showcase their year-end results in a digital report? What should you include in your year-end report? Where and how should nonprofits share their report? That’s where reporting comes in. How should nonprofits share year-end campaign results in a report?

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Drupal security, and other CMS Report comments

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Drupal security, and other CMS Report comments April 3, 2009 Now that the Idealware CMS report is out, I get to have my say about it. The thing that is prompting this post is the little storm about the security metric that we used to try and get a handle on the security of the 4 different systems we reviewed.

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Methods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: My colleagues at Network Impact have released an important report about measuring and evaluating “civic tech” based on their experience working with Knight Foundation grantees. It goes beyond just analytics tools to exploring tools, techniques, and data for measuring deep civic engagement, open governance, and inclusive decision-making. Methods and Metrics for Assessing Civic Tech, Guest post by Anne Whatley, Network Impact.

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5 Web Reports Every Nonprofit Should Know

NetWits

fact that I can often be found laying in bed at 6am and digging through client web reports. No wonder than, I am commonly asked; “What are the top web analytics reports and tools every nonprofit should know?&#. So with that, here is my sugggested list of 5 web reports every non profit should know, what for and why. Source Report. The Source Report provides a breakdown of site traffic by Direct, Referral or Search Engine. Keyword Report.

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Metrics for Building, Scaling, and Funding Social Movements

Beth Kanter

Marino Morino, who wrote “ Leap of Reason: Managing to Outcomes in an Era of Scarcity ” pointed me to this recent report, “ Transactions, Transformations, Translations: Metrics That Matter for Building, Scaling and Funding Social Movements ” by Manual Pastor, Jennifer Ito, and Rachel Rosner with the USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity and funded by the Ford Foundation. Anyone out there using metrics to measure movements?

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End-of-Year Reporting: How Are You Collecting and Packaging Your Data?

Forum One

A key component of finishing the calendar year off strong is to ensure that you are reporting on what you’ve achieved and identifying where there is room to grow. First, set your data reporting goals. The post End-of-Year Reporting: How Are You Collecting and Packaging Your Data?

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Using Event Metrics to Create an Action Plan

Connection Cafe

Event metrics can be great guides as we plan. In earlier posts, npENGAGE has discussed how to focus on our event fundraising analytics and how to use these metrics for success. But what do we actually do with our data once we pull that report? Below are some ways to use your event metrics to identify and engage specific participant types during your fundraising event. Metric: Participants who have raised $0; or Participants who have raised less than $25.

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If a Metric Changes on a Spreadsheet and No One Notices, Does it Show Impact?

Amy Sample Ward

Establishing regular meetings or processes for metrics review helps position us to learn from the data we’re collecting and be better positioned to identify opportunities to improve. And the highest level metric that they lead with is that they have 20 volunteers, and they have 20 every year. Unless you are going to open up the volunteer opportunities, I question whether reporting that you have 20 volunteers, at least as your lead metric, is helpful at all.

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8 Ways to Find Major Donors for Your Small Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

Occasionally a major donor will want their name on a building— naming rights is a whole separate topic—or some other perk like the opportunity to meet people receiving services in a more private setting, an exclusive tour, or their name listed in a report.

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Nonprofit Social Media Mavens Are Curators of Metrics

Beth Kanter

I’ve been reading Social Media Metrics Secrets by John Lovett who is a senior partner at Web Analytics Demystified where Eric T. I’ve referred several Packard grantees who have used John Lovett’s social analytics framework to help them think through social media metrics. I sent a tweet to John asking if there was a blank copy and he sent me a blank one with permission to hack and share. The information is also reported with a link to organizational results.

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