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

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.

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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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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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] 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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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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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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

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.

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. .

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.

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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5 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s Website Donor-Friendly

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Imagine two nonprofits that are nearly identical. Nonprofits have websites in order to fundraise. are still woefully under-addressed by many nonprofits. Similar missions, same size, equal marketing budgets.

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.

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.

Nonprofit Collaboration: The Basics

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Nonprofits are always striving to do more—raise more money, donate more items, impact more lives. Nonprofit collaboration can take a number of forms, and there isn’t one right way to do it. The post Nonprofit Collaboration: The Basics appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

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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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.

Visual Storytelling for the Modern Nonprofit

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For as long as nonprofits have been around it has always been vital for these organizations to convey the messages of their causes and missions, to tell their stories. Nonprofit Nonprofit Marketing Donor Engagement fundraising strategies Nonprofit Storytelling Visual Storytelling

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?

Should Nonprofits Focus on Email or Facebook?

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A question I have often heard: should nonprofits focus on email or Facebook? Email “deliverability” bedevils many online marketers , nonprofit and otherwise. . We can only send nonprofit emails so often before our supporters begin to tune us out. .

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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

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.

Data Appends: A Guide for Your Nonprofit

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Data scientists and prospect researchers on the nonprofit payroll are working side by side to mine data within the nonprofit’s information system and create models that predict who is likely to give—and who is not. Top 20 Data Appends for Nonprofits.

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