“Is Your Organization Outgrowing eTapestry?”


I received a flurry of emails, calls and texts from partners and current eTapestry customers after Blackbaud sent out the following email in July 2016: Subject: Is your organization outgrowing eTapestry? As your organization continues to grow, Blackbaud will be there to grow with you.

Membership Organizations as Amplifiers

Joy of Membership

This past week on the podcast, I had a conversation with Jeanette Brown from America’s Blood Centers about the work that her organization does to support its members. I’m curious about your organization’s work. Do you see yourself/your organization as an amplifier?


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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know


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! NALEO Educational Fund is the nation’s leading non-profit, non-partisan organization that facilitates full Latino participation in the American political process, from citizenship to public service.

Cadmium to Ease the Burden of Digital Transformation for Associations and Healthcare Organizations

Cadmium CD

Events & Education Platform to Reduce Operational Costs, Increase Revenue, and Improve Member Retention for Content-Driven Organizations Last year organizations were forced into a sudden and uncomfortable digital transformation fueled by the realities of COVID.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

Get Organized and Increase Your Nonprofit Productivity

Get Fully Funded

We all have our own way of doing things, but sometimes our work outgrows our organization methods. Today, work expectations are higher, there’s more to manage, and you simply must be more organized to grow a small nonprofit. The more organized you are, the more efficient you are.

25 Fundraising Ideas for Clubs and Organizations


Fundraisers produce the additional income for clubs and organizations (and even make up the bulk of an organization’s income). The post 25 Fundraising Ideas for Clubs and Organizations appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. Fundraising is a marathon.

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Why is Creating Change in Membership Organization so Difficult?

Joy of Membership

Our conversation got me thinking about change and why it’s so difficult for people (and organizations) to do. The post Why is Creating Change in Membership Organization so Difficult?

10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month


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. The National Center for Transgender Equality is the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people.

3 Benefits of Using Crowdstack to Organize Your Nonprofit Staff

Nonprofit Tech for Good

How about a persistent, organized, centralized digital space? Every organization has a “Sarah.” You can also organize them. They can be organized into sets, and readily accessed by the team.

Danger: How To Stop Bias From Sneaking Into Your Organization

NonProfit PRO

If we are not aware of how it can sneak into our organizations, we can’t respond to it. The truth is that bias is already lurking inside our organizations — and inside ourselves. If we know where to look, we will be much better prepared to respond to the danger.

Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

How Organizations Can Use VR and AR Tech for Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Fundraising is and will always be a necessity for nonprofit organizations, but times have changed — and so has the technology. What are AR and VR, and how can you use these advances to help support your own organization? While this is a phenomenal advancement in technology, what does it have to do with fundraising for nonprofit organizations?

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Building a Dynamic Board for Your Organization

NonProfit PRO

Whether you are an employee, volunteer, donor, board member or play some other organizational role with a nonprofit organization, comprehensive knowledge of board development is a must for you to not only survive but thrive in whatever role you play or intend to play in the future.

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Get Organized With a Nonprofit Editorial Calendar


A nonprofit content calendar can help you plan, organize, and implement a content strategy that promotes your organization’s programs and services on multiple platforms including the web, social media, email, and print.

Funding Faith: Raising Money For Religion-Based Organizations


Giving to religion-based organizations often tops lists of philanthropic statistics. In fact, in the recent Giving USA 2020 report , donors gave more than $131 billion to religion-based organizations in the United States in 2020. .

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Top 12 Features Membership Organizations & Associations Should Look for in a CRM

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Written by Findjoo , this is the first post in a series of three about best practices in digital marketing and fundraising for membership organizations and associations. Running an organization can be a big challenge. This technology can make managing your organization easy.

The Complete Guide to Mentorship Programs for Membership Organizations

Wild Apricot

One of the biggest reasons why people join professional associations is to take advantage of mentorship opportunities. What better way to advance in your career than to sit one-on-one with someone who works in the same field and has been in your shoes? membership

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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. Crowdfunding helps you raise money for issues that are central to your organization and offset any costs not covered by your budget or other fundraising efforts. And because GoFundMe has a 0% platform fee , your organization will be able to keep more of the funds raised.

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How To Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Equity , the new book by Minal Bopaiah , is a timely guide to help leaders create more inclusive organizations using human-centered design and behavior change principles.

3 Things Your Organization Needs to Know about Corporate Philanthropy


While these efforts often include prioritizing environmentally friendly work practices or committing to offering fair wages to employees, corporate philanthropy has to do with supporting nonprofit organizations via charitable donations of funds, time, and/or resources.

Why Does a Nonprofit Organization Need SEO?

NonProfit Hub

Many nonprofit organizations know about search engine optimization (SEO), but do they fully grasp why it is necessary? Your organization might say, “We want to be on page one for Google” or “I want my site optimized.”

Building a Donation Funnel Using Your Organization's Website


A donation funnel is the journey a user, or potential supporter, takes through your website with the end goal of making a donation. We refer to this as a funnel because we start with the largest group of users and slowly narrow down to those people who are qualified to reach the final goal.

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How to Build an Engaged Online Community for Your Organization


Also, since Twitter and Facebook are the most-used platforms for nonprofits, it's necessary to know how to target people and leverage these platforms to strengthen your organization's community.

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How To Deliver What Your Organization Needs Most From You

Eric Jacobsen Blog

And, to often, these individuals do not understand the organization’s top priorities. These discoveries encouraged Berman and Bradt to write their new book, Influence and Impact , which provides an easy-to-follow, common-sense approach to building influence at any level of an organization.

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month


From ensuring equal access to education to advocating for mental health awareness to creating black history for future generations, all of these organizations inspire us, and we hope they inspire you too. Check out the campaign here and learn more about this incredible organization. The Urban League of Portland was established in 1945 making it one of the oldest African American service, civil rights, and advocacy organizations in the region.

How Do Sponsorships Benefit the Sports Organization and the Sponsor?  

The Sponsorship Collective

And what does the sports organization get out of the deal? […]. The post How Do Sponsorships Benefit the Sports Organization and the Sponsor? Few types of sponsorships are bigger and more profitable than sports sponsorships.

Make it Matter: How to Name Your Nonprofit Organization


The post Make it Matter: How to Name Your Nonprofit Organization appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. How wonderful would it be if your nonprofit became a household name? Known by so many, easily recognizable, memorable, and garnering so much ongoing support.

How To Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Equity , the new book by Minal Bopaiah , is a timely guide to help leaders create more inclusive organizations using human-centered design and behavior change principles. Equality Equity Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management How To Design Equity Leadership Minal Bopaiah Organization

5 Features Environmental Organizations Need From Their CRM


Most nonprofits know firsthand the benefits of using a CRM system to manage their supporter data, and while every organization has common basic needs (reliable tracking for multi-channel campaigns, intuitive donor management, and clear reporting tools, for example), there is also much variation when it comes to the specific needs that arise across issues and missions. This month we’re talking about an area near and dear to all of our earth-loving hearts: environmental organizations.

Leveraging Engagement to Sustain Our Organizations

VQ Strategies

The most common topic of discussion in meetings lately and the theme of many sessions during this unusual fall conference season is the need to advocate for volunteer engagement as a strategy to help sustain organizations during these challenging times.

5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day


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

5 Reasons Why Your Organization Should Try P2P in 2021

One Cause

The post 5 Reasons Why Your Organization Should Try P2P in 2021 appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post

How to Manage Your Organization Virtually

Wild Apricot

Top six areas of your organization that can be done virtually, so you can stay on top of its needs even when you’re in the midst of social distancing

A Guide to bbcon 2021 Virtual for Arts & Cultural Organizations


bbcon 2021 Virtual , happening October 13–15, will bring together thousands of arts & cultural professionals from zoos, museums, aquaria, performing arts organizations, gardens, and beyond for three days of cutting-edge thought leadership, virtual peer networking and unforgettable experiences.

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#RiskyBusiness: Don’t Let Internal Controls Slip at Your Nonprofit Organization!

Blue Avocado

Nonprofit organizations are more vulnerable than ever to fraud or errors in the organization’s financial statements. The post #RiskyBusiness: Don’t Let Internal Controls Slip at Your Nonprofit Organization!

Ultimate Guide to Start a 501c7 Social Club Organization


Starting a 501c7 organization might seem like a complicated process, but it doesn’t have to be. While receiving 501(c)(7) status for your organization might take some work, it can provide significant benefits.

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How Three Organizations Are Using Link2Feed to Fight Hunger


In the U.S. alone, more than 35 million people experienced hunger in 2019. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, an additional 42 million people, including 13 million children, could be added to that list. Web Development Impact Stories

Equity: How can we design organizations where everyone thrives?

Big Duck

The post Equity: How can we design organizations where everyone thrives? appeared first on Big Duck

Should Your Organization Offer Free Memberships?

Wild Apricot

Recruiting and retaining members during challenging social and economic times is hard work — as you well know! However, that doesn’t mean it’s time to throw in the towel just yet. There are many membership growth options that your. membership

“Seeding by ceding”: What we know about the latest group of organizations funded by MacKenzie Scott


Her third round of grants in less than a year, Scott wrote that grant recipients were “286 high-impact organizations in categories and communities that have been historically underfunded and overlooked.” iii] Currently, only nonprofit organizations can receive a Seal of Transparency.

Practical Guide to How Nonprofits Can Create Equity in Organizations and Community

Blue Avocado

In May 2020, when Black Lives Matter protests ignited by the murder of George Floyd erupted across the country, many organizations started becoming more aware of the need to challenge racism and to encourage racial equity in their own spaces.

12 Organizations Leading Nonprofit Marketing Strategy


Our list of some of today's leading organizations explores what makes their nonprofit marketing plans so effective. Who is at the forefront of digital marketing for nonprofits?