How Changes to the U.S. Paycheck Protection Program Affect Nonprofit Organizations

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Since the launch of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), small businesses and 501(c)(3) organizations with 500 or fewer employees have received approximately $550B in forgivable loans to assist them in weathering the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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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?

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.

Twitter for Nonprofits: Does Your Organization Really Need to Tweet?

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For some nonprofits, Twitter is the perfect platform to grow their community, while others are better off putting their efforts elsewhere. Is Twitter right for your organization

How to Protect Your Organization from Phishing Scams and Fraud

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Many fraudsters are taking advantage of the uncertainty to target nonprofits and their constituents. Follow these tips to help protect your organization and supporters: . By staying vigilant, you can protect your organization and constituents from a different kind of threat: fraud.

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?

3 Weeks Until #GivingTuesday! Is Your Organization Ready?

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#GivingTuesday is less than three weeks away… is your organization ready to leverage this global day of giving? From fundraising to volunteer engagement to just plain old engagement, there are many ways organizations across the social good ecosystem can participate.

The HEROES Act – How This Proposed Legislation Could Provide Relief to Social Good Organizations

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Rather, we are highlighting various provisions that, should it be passed, might be of interest to social good organizations. In the HEROES Act, changes are proposed for PPP that further expands its scope, especially for nonprofit organizations. On May 15, the U.S.

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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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!

#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

How Social Good Organizations Can Build Community at a Social Distance

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As a social good organization, how are you building community? Social media resources : In this time, consider sharing how your organization is handling the changes. Nonprofit Nonprofit Management coronavirus COVID-19 supporter engagement

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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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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.

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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5 Keys for Achieving your Organization’s Goals

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Many organizations take a step back at the end of the year to set their strategic goals, define their annual budget and inspire their team with a vision for the future year. While it’s a little tougher to squash the optimism of vision-chasing social change professionals, there are some common traps that organizations fall into that derail their ability to march towards their most important goals. How does your organization set goals?

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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. .

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!

3 Benefits of Using Crowdstack to Organize Your Nonprofit Staff

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How about a persistent, organized, centralized digital space? Here’s how to create a sanctuary for your nonprofit staff. Every organization has a “Sarah.” You can also organize them. They can be organized into sets, and readily accessed by the team.

Wordpress for Nonprofits: Everything Your Organization Needs to Know

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If your nonprofit needs a website, Wordpress might be a great option. This guide will cover everything you need to know and help you make a decision about using Wordpress

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.

Breaking down the CARES Act:  How the New Stimulus Bill Could Provide Relief for Social Good Organizations

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This package assists social good organizations as employers and mission-driven organizations. Donations to donor advised funds and supporting organizations are not eligible for this deduction. Organizations can apply for up to $10M or 2.5X

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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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.

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?

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.’

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.

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?

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 130: Setting Your Organization Up for Fundraising Success in 2020

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The new year is always a time for planning and looking ahead, and that’s true for organizations as well as individuals. These guys want to see inside of your organization as much as possible.”. Podcast 2020 strategy nonprofit fundraising

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.

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.

Four Ways That Healthcare Organizations Can Leverage Crowdfunding

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Get a taste of the 250+ sessions that will help your organization transform and have a bigger impact! Many healthcare organizations have started to explore the possibility of adding a crowdfunding strategy to their existing fundraising programs.

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.

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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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.

Return on Mission: A Framework to Measure Success at Philanthropic Organizations

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As a nonprofit organization, which factor do you believe best showcases the success of your mission? Coffman stated in their 2004 GuideStar article : “There’s no question that nonprofit organizations have an obligation to manage their finances responsibly.

Generational Giving at Arts & Cultural Organizations – A Donor Story

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As I was discussing fundraising and membership with a coworker, I realized that my emotional connection to one particular type of organization created a foundation on which I base my giving. You gravitated toward the museum, zoo, gallery, symphony, cultural management organization because of your roots. How do we get kids to grow up and grow into giving to your organization? How do we make organizations so important that multiple generations of a family are invested?

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.

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?

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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.

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.