Artificial Intelligence for Nonprofits and other Social Good Organizations

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Instead, AI has tremendous potential to help improve performance for nonprofits and social good organizations and drive meaningful change in the world. While some industries are concerned about how big data and AI could lead to a reduction in jobs, that is not the case among nonprofits.

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?

Top #GivingTuesday Takeaways for Arts & Cultural Organizations

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How did a rts, c ultural & h umanities organizations fare on # GivingTuesday ? . While we’re still calculating how much of that total cultural organizations raised, here are some campaigns that stood out: . Also using social media to rally donations were a number of Broadway shows and organizations rais ing money for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS who added “donate to Broadway Cares” button s to their Instagram stories.

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A Nonprofit Organization’s Most Valuable Asset

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In the most recent episode of the sgENGAGE podcast, Rachel Hutchisson interviewed Natalye Paquin, CEO of Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. Rachel and Natalye’s discussion focuses on the most valuable asset any organization can have – not money, time or energy, but people. So talk a little bit about that, but then more than that, how do nonprofits actually leverage that asset more?

8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

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What comes to mind when you think of nonprofit strategy? These “pain points” sometimes discourage nonprofits from dedicating resources to strategic planning. Other organizations may undergo a strategic planning process, but fail to operationalize the plan.

An 11-Step Guide to Successful Crowdfunding Campaigns for Nonprofit Organizations

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The public counts on nonprofit organizations to champion important issues and bring about positive change. But a nonprofit organization’s yearly financial budget isn’t always enough for its goals. Make sure that your main image is not the nonprofit’s logo.

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What Tax Season Means for Nonprofit Organizations

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Filling out the paperwork for an individual tax return is one thing, but filing taxes for an organization is something else entirely. If this is your organization’s first tax season, or if you just want some helpful tips, we’ve got you covered. Tax season is officially upon us!

5 Tips to Boost Support for Your Organization on #GivingTuesday

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As importantly, it is an effective vehicle for nonprofit organizations to increase donations during the whirlwind of the holidays. 3: Organize peer-to-peer fundraising.

How Small Organizations Can Be Successful with Analytics

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This is prompting some very real questions about how to move forward—especially for the small er foundations and for healthcare organizations that have relied on a couple staff people, a committee , or lots of events to facilitate community giving. .

#GivingTuesday: No Organization too Small

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Don’t be fooled into thinking your organization is too small to participate in the success of #GivingTuesday. We’re calling all small organizations! Nonprofit Fundraising #GivingTuesday eMail marketing giving tuesday Online Fundraising Social Media

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

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Across America, Hispanic and Latino organizations are leading the way in every realm, including advocacy, education, healthcare, and social services. Here are just a few of our favorite organizations, which deserve your support this month and all year-round!

Craft the Perfect Tagline for Your Organization

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A good tagline is part of the three-legged stool that includes your organization’s name and logo. And the process of capturing those things in a few words might even help your organization decide what it values most. What benefit does your organization provide?

4 Signs Your Organization Needs Robotic Process Automation

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Robotic process automation (RPA) is leading a revolution… one that will save the average healthcare organization hundreds of hours a year in administrative time. and Why Your Organization Needs It) “ Below are four signs your organization needs robotic process automation: 1.

Expert Advice for Improving Culture & Morale at Nonprofit Organizations

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It’s no secret that people working at social good organizations, and at nonprofits in particular, have the reputation of being “overworked and underpaid.” According to the 2018 Nonprofit Finance Fund State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey , 86% of respondents said demand for their services was rising and 57% said they didn’t think they could meet it; 59% cited employing enough hands to do all that work as a challenge.

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10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month

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There is no better time to support local and national nonprofits protecting LGBTQ rights and serving the LGBTQ community, and while there are far too many organizations doing great work to list them all, these are a few that we're big fans of.

Why You Need to Broaden Your Organization’s Funding Horizons

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Download the full report to learn how to develop a stable, sustainable, and supported organization. For all the attention paid to how nonprofits raise funds, there is very little public understanding about the practice of fundraising and the various income streams nonprofits rely on.

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How Organizations Can Use VR and AR Tech for Fundraising

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Fundraising is and will always be a necessity for nonprofit organizations, but times have changed — and so has the technology. Some nonprofits have started utilizing AR and VR technology to assist their fundraising efforts. How Can a NonProfit Org Utilize VR and AR?

3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest

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Pinterest for Arts and Cultural Organizations, really? So what does all this mean for Arts and Cultural Organizations ? As Arts and Cultural Organizations (museums, zoos, galleries, festivals and foundations), you have so many powerful images to choose from.

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6 Reasons Your Organization Should Implement Supporter-Led Campaigns in 2017

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As nonprofit leaders look ahead and think about how to significantly expand the impact of their advocacy campaigns, there is one key tactic that may be your secret to punching above your weight: Supporter-Led Campaigns.

Connecting Your Organization to Deliver a Constituent-Driven Experience

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We see countless articles about how barriers in communication diminish an organization’s impact – and just as crucially – how they inhibit constituent engagement. Organizations can adopt a 360-degree view of their office, with constituents as a core focus.

U.N. SDGs: Choosing the Right Goals for Your Organization

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The broad outline of the goals affords the opportunity for a wide variety of organizations to attribute their positive programs, grantmaking efforts, and environmental, social and governance activities to one, if not many, of the goals.

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Most Overused Buzzwords In Nonprofit Organizations Today

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The post Most Overused Buzzwords In Nonprofit Organizations Today appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Every industry has its own set of overused, cliched buzzwords. You know, the phrases that make you cringe when you hear them. Synergy, and corporate culture being among the biggest offenders. In sports, it’s ‘light up the scoreboard’, ‘they’re on fire’ or ‘gym rat.’

How to Maintain Strong Leadership in Your Organization

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As the next generation of young nonprofit professionals gears up to take on new management positions, it’s imperative that you have a strong, ongoing leadership development program in place. However, organizations often allocate the bulk of their budget and time on that 10 percent.

Online Community Organizing: Start small, think big!

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NetSquared’s February series exploring “Online Community Organizing” includes three different interviews; I’m really excited to participate! Q: What does “online” add to the community organizing? Q: How do you combine working on the ground with online organizing?

4 Ways Religious Organizations Can Talk About Fundraising with Supporters

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As a religious organization , your donors are at the heart of your mission. Yet, far too many religious organizations shy away from talking about fundraising with donors, members and other friends of the organization because they worry that doing so will turn off supporters or otherwise compromise their spiritual mission. Perhaps this is why faith-centered nonprofits are so reluctant to talk about fundraising. Your nonprofit does good work.

Succession Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

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If your nonprofit is serious about long-term sustainability, succession planning needs to be part of the overall plan for the organization. Disruption happens and the more prepared the organization is for change, the better for long-term success. posted by Jarrett R.

How to Know When to Dissolve Your Organization

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And if things are going well for your organization, it might seem to make little sense to do so. Here are some questions you should ask yourself if you think your organization might be in a pinch. And hey, having to dissolve your organization isn’t the most awful thing in the world.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 124: Making Pro-Bono Volunteering Work for Your Organization

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Pro-bono volunteering can be a strategic resource for social change, benefitting companies, social good organizations and individuals. But what makes pro-bono relationships work for all partners, and how can your company or social good organization set up a pro bono program that has an impact?

3 Strategies to Build Your Organization’s Financial Capacity

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Let’s face it—budget planning can cause much stress and anxiety for nonprofits.Most organizations face frequent budget cuts, thus creating organizational uncertainty. A dashboard is a helpful tool for board and staff to stay abreast on the organization’s finances.

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How to Gain Support for Your Niche Organization

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Some organizations’ causes don’t attract donations as much as solving world hunger or helping abused animals, but it doesn’t mean they’re any less important. If your nonprofit has a niche cause and you’ve been struggling to find new supporters, these tips could help.

5 Nonprofit Trends at Arts and Cultural Organizations

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Earlier this month, Mary Beth Westmorland shared how technology will shape the nonprofit sector in 2014. As a result, I put together my perspective on this game changing technology for arts and cultural organizations.

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5 Features Environmental Organizations Need From Their CRM

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In this series, we’ll be exploring the unique concerns that organizations in different fields consider when searching for a CRM software. This month we’re talking about an area near and dear to all of our earth-loving hearts: environmental organizations. Offline Organizing Capability.

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!

HOW TO: Calculate Your Nonprofit’s Organic Reach on Facebook

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Using the method below you can calculate your average monthly organic reach. You can also tweak the equation to calculate your weekly, quarterly, or annual average organic reach. Add up the organic reach for each post shared during a month.

Insider Tips for Nonprofit Content Marketing at Healthcare Organizations

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Christina has presented across the country about topics including social media, multichannel marketing, and website management, most recently at Blackbaud’s Conference for Nonprofits. . Content’s role in nonprofit marketing grows by the hour.

Turning Empathy Inward at Nonprofit Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In my book with Aliza Sherman, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout , we offer a framework for practicing self-care and creating a culture of well-being in the nonprofit workplace.

7 Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nonprofit Organizations

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In the nonprofit sector, there are various ethical and moral dilemmas that could creep in and bog down your straight path to doing more good. At the AFP Mid-America Conference on Fundraising, Robbe Healey spoke to seven ethical dilemmas nonprofits will face.

How to Build Great Organizations for Greater Societal Impact

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The Leap Ambassadors Community is a group of nonprofit leaders who are passionate about “inspiring, motivating and supporting nonprofit and public sector leaders (and their stakeholders) to build great organizations for great societal impact.”.

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Why All Social Good Organizations Need to Pay Attention to Politics

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Whether your social good organization has a political affiliation or not, your donors do and their behavior (and your fundraising) is impacted by the state of national politics. We use the word nonprofit a lot, but we really mean 501c3 public charities.

Is Your Organization Prepared to Dodge Donor Data Disasters?

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You also most likely have some experience with accepting and tracking financial gifts from donors to a charitable organization. First, it is extremely important for your organization’s accounting as you report your fundraising revenue vs specific program expenditures.

2011 Nonprofit Organization of the Year - HRC

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Now along with this emotive accomplishment and many others throughout 2011, the DMA Nonprofit Federation is naming HRC the 2011 recipient of its prestigious Nonprofit Organization of the Year Award. Author: Blair Naylor. Normal. false. false. false. EN-CA. X-NONE. X-NONE.

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.

More Organizations Turning to Nonprofit Software to Manage Their Data

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Based on a study conducted by Software Advice, NPOs are more commonly employing nonprofit-specific software to help manage their operations, fundraising and volunteers. For the second year, Software Advice interviewed nonprofits about what type of software they use to conduct business.