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!

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. We know that social good organizations are constantly strapped for resources that allow them to meet their missions.

#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!

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.

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

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Many digital advocacy organizations simply focus on campaigns that supporters can participate in by simply adding their names to petitions or letters to Congress. Interested in learning how to setup and run a distributed campaign program for your organization in 2017?

GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

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organizing voter contactFor 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.

How Volunteers Can Organize a Giving Day

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WonderWe, a crowdfunding platform, offers a solution to this issue by providing the tools to help organize a successful giving day. There’s a cause near and dear to your heart. You spend hours volunteering your time, try to raise awareness and give financially where you can.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

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Whether you are looking for a quality organization to support this month, or a good example of fundraising, volunteer management, and advocacy best practices for nonprofits, this list is a great place to start.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

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There’s no magic solution to increasing your organization’s deliverability rate, but there are several steps you can take to put your program in a good position - get the scoop in our. This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about.

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Online Community Organizing: Start small, think big!

Amy Sample Ward

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?

7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

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Stay organized As the day gets closer, schedules are packed and tensions can run high as staff balances holiday plans with preparing for this important fundraising event. #GivingTuesday is right around the corner!

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4 bbcon Takeaways for Philanthropic Organizations to Power 2019 Planning

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As connections increase, it becomes essential for organizations to have a holistic view of all of their activities. Align with the goals of the organization and people you serve . This information allows your organization to review applications based on anticipated results.

8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

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Other organizations may undergo a strategic planning process, but fail to operationalize the plan. Strategy is knowing your organization’s business model. There are a number of good resources out there for mapping your organization’s business model, including The Business Model Canvas.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

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A thriving volunteer program can help maximize your organization’s impact. Touch base with every department to identify what your organization needs more help with. Provide your volunteers with a sense of stability by making sure that they have a point of contact at your organization.

3 Questions Environmental Organizations Should Ask When Evaluating a CRM

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A new solution will need to offer all of the unique features that you require, taking the specifics of your organization’s size, structure, and mission into account. For environmental organizations, these are three questions that should be asked about any potential new CRM.

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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Finding Data Management Solutions for Arts and Culture Organizations

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Arts and culture organizations such as media companies, magazines, public radio stations, museums, theaters, and arts advocates have unique needs when it comes to data management. Database and CRM systems for arts and cultural organizations should offer the capability for several key tasks: 1.

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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. Show your donors how giving to your organization is part of being a good and faithful steward.

7 Ways for Arts & Cultural Organizations to Retain Members

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Members are the catalyst of your arts or cultural organization. Preserving membership relations is imperative to your organization’s current success and future goals. Allow them to experience your goals so they better understand your organization. Understand what the member wants out of their commitment to your organization. Personalization – Each one of your members are different and enjoy the diversity of your organization.

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5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

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This World Refugee day, here are 5 organizations you can support to help refugees travel safely and keep families together. In addition to working to protect Syrian refugees, they participate in the Share The Journey Migration Campaign with several other Catholic organizations, encouraging supporters to make a pilgrimage in solidarity with migrants around the world. For even more organizations doing great work, check out these 7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

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.

Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

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Relational organizing These days you’ll hear a lot of talk in the political world about “relational organizing"- the idea that people are more likely to be persuaded to take action by someone that they know and trust than by a stranger affiliated with the campaign.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

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Speaking of investment, don’t depend on Susan to remember to update her new, expired, or lost credit card information with your organization. Organizing an event for the jet-setting type?

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3 Easy Ways To Make Your Nonprofit's Email Program Stand Out Today [With Free Templates]

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Email is many donors’ primary mode of engagement with your organization, meaning that it is also your primary means of communicating information about the organization’s work and mission. For most nonprofits, email is the backbone of their digital fundraising program.

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

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With customizable analytics dashboards , nonprofits can build beautiful charts and graphs of their digital, fundraising, advocacy, and organizing data to paint a better picture of their work. #9.

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. Between 2016 and 2017, spam rates rose for nonprofits across the board, averaging at 24.16% for the year.

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Community Building begins with Community Organizing

Amy Sample Ward

We focused on principles for community building and community organizing, as well as examples of both short-term and long-term engagement. Principles of Community Organizing. And maybe the community wants to endorse a specific candidate, and your organization doesn’t.

5 Reasons Nonprofits Need to Invest in Annual Fundraising Campaigns

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Donors expect it Many donors support multiple organizations pertaining to the various issues that they care about. Many nonprofits receive several major grants in a year, and it is likely that some of those funders will require that your organization to do some amount of related fundraising.

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 Find Effective Database Solutions for Social Services Organizations

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For social services organizations such as food banks, shelters, and community centers, managing data well is a critical part of keeping their doors open to members of the community in need of their services.

Turning Empathy Inward at Nonprofit Organizations

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Since the launch of our book, I’ve been teaching workshops for nonprofits on how to practice self-care and bring a culture of wellbeing into organizations. They are passionate about the organization’s work, but they find it hard to continue while feeling devalued.

Why Fundraising Asks are Essential to Your Faith-Based Organization

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Many faith-based organizations worry about making fundraising asks. These organizations avoid making direct or face-to-face fundraising asks, usually because they don’t have experience with these types of conversations. There’s nothing contradictory about making direct fundraising asks and working for a religious organization. People want to give to your organization, but they are unlikely to do so unless they are asked.

Exempt Organizations Select Check

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Exempt Organizations Select Check : Exempt Organizations Select Check Exempt Organizations Select Check is an on-line search tool that allows users to select an exempt organization and check certain information about its federal tax status and filings. It consolidates three former search sites into one, providing expanded search capability and a more efficient way to search for organizations that

4 Ways That Health Organizations Benefit From a Unified CRM

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A broad range of healthcare focused organizations depend on member and donor database software to manage relationships with supporters. Building this type of trust is important in every instance where a health organization interacts with patients, volunteers, and donors.

3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

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Even if your development team and your board work well together, there is probably more that the executive director, development director, and board chair can do to ensure that the organization is taking advantage of everyone’s strengths.

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Establishing a Grant Office at a Healthcare Organization

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So, it’s crucial to the ongoing success of your grant office that there’s clarity within the organization around: . Where the grant office should live within your organization. Your organization may be interested in creating a centralized grant office because: .

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Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today

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There's a long fight ahead, but for issues that stir you, one simple, positive thing you can do today is give - your time, money, voice, or attention - because so many organizations need your urgent support. No matter how much you give or to whom, the important thing is to support those organizations whose tireless work is striving for a world you want to live in. United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation.

The Knitting Factor: Making Skills-Based Volunteering Work for Your Organization

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As an organization focused on connecting talented business professionals to impactful nonprofits with capacity and organizational needs, Common Impact is excited to see this increased appetite for pro bono service. CSR trends point to the rise of skills-based volunteerism.

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Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

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It can be a challenge for many organizations. While this doesn't necessarily mean that contacts who are currently part of your list have not consented, having easy proof that contacts have opted in can protect your organization.

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5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

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Many organizations have moved away from passive language such as “join our mailing list” or “sign up to receive our newsletter,” and toward active calls such as “take action” or “join the movement.” There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits.

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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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Search Engine Optimisation Benefits For Small Organizations

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As search engine rankings increase, organic visitors come in. Small business owners that do not use professional SEO services do not actually make the most of their online presence. They basically miss out on huge possible profits.

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Online Organizing Confessions…

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…from a former grassroots organizer. Before joining the world of online marketing and … Annual Fund Fundraising Major Gifts Stewardship Advocacy fundraising multichannel fundraising peer-to-peer fundraising stewardship