The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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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! Nonprofit Management. Nonprofit Technology, and more!

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

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Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more. It's trusted by some of the largest nonprofits.

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The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

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This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about. Rising email spam rates Many nonprofits depend on email as the backbone of their digital fundraising programs. fundraising nonprofit tools

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The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

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As such, for most nonprofit organizations, pursuing strategies to reducing donor losses is the most affordable strategy for increasing net fundraising gains. Unfortunately, across the nonprofit sector, donor retention rates are low and getting worse.

3 Easy Ways To Make Your Nonprofit's Email Program Stand Out Today [With Free Templates]

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For most nonprofits, email is the backbone of their digital fundraising program. Use a welcome email series Marketing automation is more than just a buzzword for nonprofits today, it is a necessary tool, saving valuable staff time that can then be spent on more valuable tasks.

5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

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Here are five of the best reasons that it is important for Nonprofits to invest in quality annual fundraising campaigns. Filling a funder requirement Sometimes, as nonprofit staff, you’re tied to funders’ requests. fundraising nonprofit campaigns Development

EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

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Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market. June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends.

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The Nonprofit Summer Reading List

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The Nonprofit Summer Reading List. In the newest Blackbaud Institute eBook, 10 of the brightest minds from across the nonprofit sector share their unique perspectives to help you create a culture of philanthropy.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

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It’s no secret that storytelling in the digital age is essential for nonprofits , but the efficacy of stories depends largely on how clearly and strategically they’re communicated to each unique segment of your audience, also sometimes known as a persona.

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5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

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There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits. The most reliable way for nonprofits to increase digital engagement is to test different techniques and messages with your own audience to determine what they respond to best, and follow the results.

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Writing (and Testing) Great Nonprofit Emails

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You can always refer back to these recordings when you are trying to convey the voice of your nonprofit. email fundraising nonprofit toolsCrafting smart and effective emails can be challenging. Every list is different and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to writing effective emails. Luckily, there are a few tried-and-true principles to guide your writing. Once you've got something drafted, take the time to test your emails. Test everything from messaging to subject lines.

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GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

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For nonprofits which engage in advocacy around civic engagement or political issues, voter registration drives are a great tool for activating your volunteer base, deepening relationships within your community, and increasing local democratic participation.

Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

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Although the election-year onslaught of political marketing can sometimes seem excessive, in many ways it is extremely effective and offers a unique example for nonprofits to follow. Nonprofits can utilize this approach in many ways.

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

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Every year, nonprofit consultants M+R release their annual Benchmarks report , which provides an overview of digital trends in the sector. 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.

EveryAction Acquires ActionKit

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May 8, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading provider of software serving over 15,000 nonprofits, announced today that it has acquired We Also Walk Dogs Inc., Innovative Talent and Digital Product Add to EveryAction’s Rapid Growth. Washington, D.C.,

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

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Fortunately, nonprofits of all sizes can afford to incorporate video into their digital and communications operations. We chatted with digital strategist Yash Mori for insights on creating video for nonprofits, campaigns, and advocacy organizations.

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2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge just released the fourth annual 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. The report is packed with insights into how nonprofits are leveraging social networks as part of their marketing, communications and fundraising strategies.

Why You Should Start Creating a Mid-Level Donor Program ASAP

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Mid-level donors are too often neglected but cultivated properly, they can be a major revenue stream for your nonprofit. Of course, your mid-level donors will also share their vision for the future of your nonprofit.

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

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Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time.

Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay

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Mobile is an increasingly valuable medium for nonprofits. According to the M+R Benchmarks Reports , in 2018 mobile accounted for 48% of all traffic to nonprofit websites. EveryAction has seen multi-step forms help nonprofit’s increase their conversions by at least 5.9%.

Online Donation Tools: The Best Ones for Your Nonprofit

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Every year online donations are taking up a bigger and bigger chunk of total funds to nonprofits, so this is definitely something worth investing in. Your donation page is how your nonprofit is going to be accepting donations. So, how is your nonprofit going to process these donations?

7 Tips for Navigating Nonprofit Accounting Compliance

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86% of nonprofits expected demand for services to increase in 2018 while 58% said that federal funding policies have become more challenging. Source: 2018 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey, Nonprofit Finance Fund). That rose to 26% at the least effective nonprofits.”—

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide explores the fundraising planning process and breaks down each of the necessary elements that will allow you and your team to elevate your next campaign. The Best Nonprofit Digital Campaigns Collection (EveryAction).

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Nonprofit Crowdfunding: 5 Pro-Tips

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And if you’re a nonprofit, there’s a lot to think about when you’re about to launch a crowdfunding campaign. Luckily, we have a few strategies to help you out with your nonprofit’s crowdfunding: Prepare and set goals. But your nonprofit may take a little longer or shorter than expected.

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8 Annual Reports We Love

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Annual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it? nonprofit tools End of Year

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

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Hispanic Heritage Foundation is an award-winning nonprofit that identifies, inspires, prepares and positions Latino leaders in the classroom, community and workforce to meet America’s priorities.

10 Ways to Improve Morale at Nonprofit Organizations

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As a fundraising consultant, I see a lot of nonprofits, and I notice immediately whether staff morale is good or troubled. Here are ten quick tips to improve your nonprofit’s culture: Give all staff off every federal holiday. How’s the morale in your office?

Nonprofit Board Leadership: Advice for Companies and Nonprofits

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I recently had the pleasure of attending a Better World Leadership event in NYC at which Alice Korngold presented the findings of the 2018 Nonprofit Board Leadership Study. Alice emphasized the larger benefits that companies gain through nonprofit board leadership initiatives.

Four Ways to Empower Your Nonprofit Board for Success

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Nonprofits could not achieve their goals without the collective manpower and connections of their board members. Rather than struggling to reign in a troublesome board, here are four ways nonprofit leadership can set their board and organization up for success. .

3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

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Getting development teams and their nonprofit boards to work in alignment can be challenging. Tensions often arise when both sides start to feel that they aren’t getting the support they need. Fundraisers often lament that board members are shirking their commitment to helping fundraise.

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Nonprofits : Clicking for Charity Keeps Growing - 3 New Apps for Good Wednesday September 11, 2013 Easy ways to donate to charitable causes through our multiplying electronic devices just keep popping up everywhere. There seems to be a big cadre of social entrepreneurs and socially minded companies who want to help people give back, and an unending stream of good ideas for doing so. Here are three that recently came across my various screens

5 Nonprofit Resolutions for 2018

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Nonprofit Fundraising Analytics fundraising fundraising tips nonprofit Outcomes Outcomes Measurement resolutions retention sustained givingIt’s no secret that 2017 was a tempestuous year.

8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

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When your nonprofit needs a new vendor or consultant, the standard course of action is to send out a Request for Proposal (RFP) - indicating that your organization is interested in receiving information from vendors. What makes your nonprofit different?

50 Best Nonprofit Twitter Accounts to Follow

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nonprofit twitter A frequent assumption is that social media runs itself, but the “build it and they will come” model won’t yield the engagement or impact that you’re looking for.

5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits to Boost Followers and Engagement

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5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits. Nonprofit Marketing instagram Instagram for Nonprofits Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits Lupus Foundation of America Nonprofits on Instagram Social Media for Nonprofits

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3 Big Ways Artificial Intelligence Impacts Nonprofits

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According to the Brookings Institute , nonprofit organizations are showing a surging interest in tapping into the capabilities of not only artificial intelligence (AI), but also machine learning (ML) and data analytics.

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Mark your calendar: best conferences for nonprofits in 2015

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Believe it or not, it''s already time to start planning for the wealth of marketing, education, and networking opportunities for nonprofits in 2015. nonprofit conferences

Good Meets Gadgets: Best Nonprofit Technology Conferences of 2015

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It''s almost hard to imagine what life at a nonprofit was like before we could blast out fundraising emails, share stories over Facebook, or issue a call-to-action via Twitter. Technology trends evolve fast + nonprofit pros need to stay on the pulse.

7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

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campaigns Nonprofit SeriesThere are nearly 800,000 people protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA paved the way for these children of immigrants to obtain work authorization and relief from deportation, enabling them to go on to universities and build careers and families. With the announcement of DACA’s repeal, the program has stopped accepting new applications.

14 Can't-Miss Nonprofit Conferences This Summer

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With the start of summer just around the corner, the nonprofit conference action for the year is just beginning to heat up! We took a look at our 2015 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar and put together a new list of the summer's most anticipated events - which ones are you attending?

7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

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Attract more sustaining donors The influx of donations on Giving Tuesday is exhilarating for nonprofits, but it’s even better when the experience is repeated every month. #GivingTuesday is right around the corner!

Infographic: 2013 Nonprofit Communication Trends

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In the infographic below, check out what nonprofit CEOs from the United States, Canada, and other countries had to say about their nonprofit’s communication tendencies. Numbers and figures thanks to the hard work by Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

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Nonprofits Value a Facebook Like at $214.81

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I just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. While we were there, Blackbaud, NTEN and Common Knowledge released the 2012 Nonprofit Social Networking Benchmark Report. What this Means for Your Nonprofit.