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!

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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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

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.

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.

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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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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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

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If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. These leaders will be able to connect you with their networks and amplify your nonprofits’ messaging online. Everyone at your nonprofit is responsible for helping cultivate your volunteers.

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.

[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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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.

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.

Your Official #19NTC Local's Guide to Portland

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We’re eagerly packing our bags, and can’t wait to see our nonprofit friends and family from around the country at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon.

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

Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction

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based nonprofits working in the areas of international development, refugee services, and environmental conservation, among other sectors, perform a significant amount of work and raise a significant amount of money in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada. Many large U.S.

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.

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?

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!

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Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote

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The online voter registration platform is freely available and a lot of partners in the nonprofit space use it for civic engagement. Rock the Vote has been mobilizing the youth vote for almost 30 years.

The Biggest Digital Fundraising Trends of 2018 (And How To Use Them This Year)

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Rapid technological developments over the past few years have left many nonprofit professionals scrambling to stay up-to-date with the newest tools and techniques without wasting time and money on passing fads.

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Catch EveryAction at NTC 2019

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Learn more from our nonprofit experts at these panels: Raise More Money by Automating Right Message, Right Person, Right Time Join EveryAction Executive Director Melissa Wyers along with Mel King and Rosa Del Angel from Voto Latino in a conversation about digital automation.

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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?

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

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While almost all nonprofit professionals recognize the importance of running data-driven programs, most fundraising and digital staff of all levels don’t feel like they have access to the data they need for informing strategic decisions.

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4 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Website for End-of-Year Fundraising

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It’s a busy time for fundraising, which means you’re competing with a lot of other nonprofits and causes for their attention and support. End of Year nonprofit websites fundraising

Empower Your Supporters to Host Their Own Events on EveryAction

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Many nonprofits and campaign organizations regularly empower their supporters to throw their own house parties, host fundraisers, and organize community events. Nonprofits can use EveryAction's supporter-generated events feature to do just that in a few quick-and-easy steps.

5 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Pages for End-of-Year Fundraising

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Typically for a nonprofit donation page this involves a headline and a few sentences explaining why completing a donation today is important. We’ve recently reached a tipping point where most nonprofits are promoting monthly giving as the default way of giving.

Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

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As you start to think about how your organization will tell your story this season we enlisted the advice of Vanessa Chase Lockshin, the creator of The Storytelling Nonprofit , to show us how we can stretch our storytelling muscles and get ready for year end! nonprofit storytelling

Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

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If you're curious on how holes in deliverability can impact the long-term health of our organization, check out our EveryAction Deliverability Study for more information on how much nonprofits have lost in fundraising potential because of these complaints.

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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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What Email Spam Rates Mean for Your #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign

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Email deliverability is an important metric for nonprofit fundraisers and digital staff to track, especially in the time leading up to major digital fundraising days, such as Giving Tuesday. Lessons from 2017 On Giving Tuesday in 2017, nonprofits sent an average of the 3.29

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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.

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.

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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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.

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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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. .

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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5 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Financials to Increase Transparency

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The same mentality should apply in the nonprofit world. GuideStar published a study that showed “transparent nonprofits received 53% more in contributions” than less transparent organizations. Learn more about the benefits of financial transparency in Blackbaud’s new white paper: Compliance Risk Management for the Empowered Nonprofit . Many nonprofit leaders understand the benefits of transparency but don’t know how to share relevant information about their numbers.

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

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February is Black History Month and while there are countless ways to honor and celebrate black history throughout the year, we’re giving you a place to start by highlighting eight nonprofits that are making major waves in their communities.

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.

5 Instagram Ideas for Nonprofits to Boost Followers and Engagement

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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?