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8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

What comes to mind when you think of nonprofit strategy? Every nonprofit needs strategy: it’s essential to making mindful choices.

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

Connection Cafe

This model of organization-led campaigning limits what can be accomplished and restricts decisions and activity to campaign staff. .

How to Build Great Organizations for Greater Societal Impact

Connection Cafe

The Performance Imperative offers a common definition of high performance, supported by seven pillars of highly effective organizations.

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#GivingTuesday: No Organization too Small

Connection Cafe

Don’t be fooled into thinking your organization is too small to participate in the success of #GivingTuesday. Get excited for the possibilities!

Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Video is Real-time – Live-broadcasted video is quickly becoming a way for organizations to demonstrate impact and connect intimately with donors – real time ! Facebook Live and Periscope broadcasts are being used by more and more nonprofits each day. Instantly differentiate your nonprofit from the competition.

Why Advocacy Organizations Must Keep Sustainers Top of Mind During EOY Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Whether your organization feels like your mission will advance or be under attack in 2017, one important area of focus will be revenue.

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Harnessing Your Organization’s Story: The Missing Ingredient in Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

At bbcon 2015, some of the top minds in the nonprofit industry came together to present Big Idea sessions. Isn’t our organization great?!

Reflections from the World Economic Forum: Four Big Trends for Social Good Organizations to Watch

Connection Cafe

Social good organizations are embracing the paradigm shift – or risk getting left behind. Social good organizations (nonprofits, foundations, education institutions, etc.) Social good organizations will embrace the new tools of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Secondly, develop a willingness to “fail.”

3 Strategies to Build Your Organization’s Financial Capacity

Connection Cafe

Here are three strategies your organization can use to build its capacity to plan for more, not less resources to meet its mission.

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How Social Is YOUR organization?

SocialFish

Some trivia for you: our first book, Humanize , was originally set to be titled “The Social Organization.” Congratulations.

7 Ethical Dilemmas Facing Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

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.

Is Your Organization Prepared to Dodge Donor Data Disasters?

Connection Cafe

You also most likely have some experience with accepting and tracking financial gifts from donors to a charitable organization. Now what?

What Does Resiliency Really Mean for Nonprofit Leaders and Their Organizations?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the nonprofit sector, resiliency is framed as both a leadership skill for nonprofit professionals as well as organizational capacity.

3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest

NetWits

Pinterest for Arts and Cultural Organizations, really? So what does all this mean for Arts and Cultural Organizations ? I have 1021 pins.

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#BBCON 2016| What’s in It for Arts & Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

So I went ahead and picked out some of the top sessions for Arts & Cultural organization to make planning your conference journey just a little bit easier. Maximizing Engagement at Your Arts & Cultural Organization – Learn how you can move your visitors from “hello” to “I do” with a personalized journey for your supporters.

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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. Add up the organic reach for each post shared during a month.

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Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve been working on my next book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit , with Aliza Sherman. Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Solving the Nonprofit Data Paradox

Connection Cafe

Unfortunately, the same is not true for many nonprofits and their data. Data is fragmented across multiple systems and structures.

5 Cases for Building Nonprofit Operating Reserves

Connection Cafe

More than half of nonprofits report having 3 months or less of cash-on-hand and 12% had less than 1 month of cash-on-hand.

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How Nonprofits Can Use Storytelling to Boost Donor Retention

Connection Cafe

This data shows that new donor retention should be a high priority for non-profit organizations. This is our professional call to action.

Disney’s Secret Sauce – 3 Learnings You Can Take Back To Your Arts Organization Today

Connection Cafe

So, I thought it would be fun to share 3 strategies and tactics you can learn from Disney and apply at your organization.

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One Cost Your Organization Can’t Afford to Cut

Connection Cafe

More often than not, nonprofit organizations are tasked with doing more with less. But one cost nonprofits must realize they can’t afford to cut is training. Seeing that an organization offers training and professional development can be a selling point to potential candidates. Nonprofit Management

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5 Critical Characteristics of Data Driven Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Over a year ago, I set out on a journey to understand why nonprofits are not making more out of the hidden treasure in their data.

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3 Ways to Embrace Change and Shake the Status Quo at Your Organization

Connection Cafe

So what’s holding your organization back from making internal changes? . Training is an investment in both you and your organization’s future.

Is Your Nonprofit Website Ready for 2017?

Connection Cafe

With end of year fast approaching, it’s likely that your nonprofit is making plans for 2017. And every pixel counts.

Solving Nonprofit Marketing Challenges across National and Affiliate Offices

Connection Cafe

It takes both a local and national presence to implement the strategies that will allow a nonprofit to make an impact. Donor Insight.

Crowdsourcing for Organizations

SocialFish

When it comes to resources, many nonprofits and associations feel strapped or constrained by budget and capacity. Get the book here. Action.

Cultivating Donor Loyalty By Differentiating Your Nonprofit Brand

Connection Cafe

With the abundance of nonprofit organizations, it can be difficult for the average would-be donor to choose one over another.

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How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit organizations are under the gun to keep up with current technology. Social media. Analytics. Websites. Mobile

Can Nonprofits Really Raise Money With 5Ks?

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising event fundraising tips Peer to Peer Fundraising StrategyAre we as fundraisers failing this group of constituents?

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Knowing When to Choose a Nonprofit-Specific Accounting Solution

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit organizations are accountable to a variety of internal and external stakeholders. Nonprofit accounting is complex.

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Redesign Your Nonprofit Organization for Success in Age of Connectivity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The model indicates areas where organizations should focus time and learning to move to the next stage. What level is your organization?

Supporting Arts and Cultural Organizations Makes a Big Impact

Connection Cafe

Arts and cultural organizations are not exempt from the excitement and are competing with other nonprofits for donor dollars.

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The Nonprofit Summer Reading List

Connection Cafe

If your nonprofit truly cares about keeping its donors, and it should, then this book is required reading for fundraisers. Happy reading….

Investing in the Infrastructure of Nonprofit Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

nonprofit sector is in many respects the envy of the world for its strength and diversity. Nonprofits and foundations have accomplished a lot.

Engaging Millennials for Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

For instance, what does it look like for someone to be fully engaged with your organization? So where should you start? Engagement.

4 Steps to Creating Your Nonprofit’s Storytelling Strategy

Connection Cafe

Does your nonprofit have a plan for storytelling this year ? If you’re like most organizations, the answer is most likely no. The truth is that nonprofits are still not using storytelling as strategically as they could be. As you look at your 2017 calendar, begin by designating the most important dates for your organization.

Online Benchmark Reveals Key Insights for Nonprofits in 2017

Connection Cafe

It’s a new year and that means a new, comprehensive benchmark report on the performance of nonprofits using Luminate Online. Giving USA.

Can Your Nonprofit Accounting Software Do This?

Connection Cafe

If you’re involved in the nonprofit world, then you’re well aware of the current pressures for organizations to become more transparent.

6 Trends That Will Impact the Social Good Sector in 2017

Connection Cafe

Democratization of Data: We’ll see the continued convergence of data, insights, and analytics to drive improved decision making in nonprofits.

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