Is Multichannel Marketing Right for Your Organization?

NonProfit PRO

A multichannel marketing strategy means consistently interacting with your target donors on a variety of channels. The more channels you can reach them on, the faster you can turn a prospective donor into a first-time donor. Here are five advantages of this strategy.

May 16 is Filing Deadline for Many Tax-exempt Organizations

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The Internal Revenue Service reminded tax-exempt organizations that many have a filing deadline of May 16, 2022. Financial Services News/Stats/Studies Tax, Legal & Compliance Irs Tax-exempt organizations

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Planet Launches Nonprofit Program to Empower Mission-Driven Organizations

NonProfit PRO

Planet Labs announced the launch of its Nonprofit Program, an offering that provides access to Planet imagery and support services specifically for nonprofits and non-governmental organizations.

6 Annual reports to inspire your organization


To save money, time, and effort while putting together your annual report, we’ve compiled nonprofit annual report examples to help give your organization inspiration and a comprehensive guide to get you started. Annual reports are a staple of nonprofit life.

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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.

Nonprofit IT Security: 5 Inexpensive Ways to Secure Your Organization

NonProfit PRO

If you're not concerned about data security as a nonprofit, you should be. Hackers tend not to deliberately target nonprofits the way they do manufacturers and financial institutions, for example.

Why Frontline Fundraisers Are Leaving Your Organization

NonProfit PRO

If you’re a frontline fundraiser who wants to resign or has already quit, your nonprofit organization does not care about you. If it did, you either wouldn’t be thinking of leaving right now, or it would have retained you instead of losing you to greener pastures.

What Your Peer Organizations Are Doing About Raises

NonProfit PRO

Knowing what to do about raises is tough. What if we have a recession?” “But But we had a great year.” “But But we didn’t address raises last year.” “But But our headcount is like a leaky bucket.” So yeah, it’s hard. Staffing & Human Resources Pay raise Raise Raises

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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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4 Types of Nonprofit Scams and How to Protect Your Organization From Theft

NonProfit PRO

No matter the type or size of the nonprofit organization, the risk of falling victim to theft through a scam, crime or fraud is a major concern. Not only will there be financial damages, but the reputational harm done to a nonprofit can be devastating. Fraud Fraud prevention scams Theft

Defending Your Organization from Cybercrime


Cybercrime poses an increasing threat to all organizations, and nonprofits can be more vulnerable than most. To keep your organization and clients' information safe, it's important to be vigilant and proactive in defending your data from cyberthreats.

Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

Who Qualifies as a Major Donor Prospect for Your Organization? (3 Guidelines)

The Fundraising Authority

Who qualifies as a major donor prospect for your organization? Far too many organizations reply “everyone is a prospect” or “everyone with enough money is a prospect.” Let’s be honest – your organization has limited resources. Every charitable organization does.

Scheduling Tools for Food Security Organizations


For food pantries and banks, there are a range of logistical issues to consider. One key example of this is scheduling appointments for clients to pick up their food parcels.

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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.

Why Tax-Exempt Organizations Should Have Succession Plans

NonProfit PRO

Despite the initial awkwardness, succession planning is an important topic for tax-exempt organization boards to discuss. It is a risk-management process and one that often gets overlooked until it is too late and an immediate need arises. Executive Issues Staffing & Human Resources

How to Deal With Territorial Attitudes in Your Organization

NonProfit PRO

Your work as a fundraiser is to help donors experience the most possible joy through giving by enabling them to give to projects and programs that light them up and will help change the world.

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.

What Should Organizations Do With a Large Unsolicited — and Unrestricted — One-Time Gift?

NonProfit PRO

In just three years, MacKenzie Scott has given more than $12 billion in unrestricted funding to hundreds of nonprofit organizations.

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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?

Donor Retention – A Guide for Nonprofit Organizations


By Mallory Erickson Nonprofit organizations across the world are struggling with donor retention, with the average retention rate hovering around 45%. Retaining donors is essential to the longevity of any nonprofit organization because those returning funders represent stability.

Five Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits That Don’t Work (or Why You Aren’t Raising Enough Money)

Get Fully Funded

They’re excited to get their fledgling organization off the ground, and they need the funds to do it. If you’re struggling to make ends meet, you’re probably using a broken funding model — meaning your organization cannot survive into the future on the funding you are receiving now.

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Zombie Missions: Organizations that should close but won’t

Non Profit AF

There is often the complaint that we have too many nonprofits in our sector. I don’t necessarily agree, and in. nonprofit field

Why Children’s & Junior Executive Boards Are Key for Mission-Driven Organizations

NonProfit PRO

In a non-profit world of “adult” decisions, annual reporting, grant writing, event planning, and myriad other tasks, how does an organization stay rooted in the purity of a child’s vision?

Is Your Organization Actually Hurting Those It Is Intending to Help?

NonProfit PRO

A nonprofit organization is created with the best of intentions. It is a way to address the service gaps in the marketplace and to uplift the planet. When we forget the key element, that this is a business, we can do more harm than good for those we can be helping.

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The Growth Paradox for Nonprofit Organizations

Blue Avocado

We have been talking about the Overhead Myth and the Nonprofit Starvation Cycle for many years, but there has been only modest progress on donor demands that result in underinvestment in nonprofit infrastructure, and malnourished organizations.

Effective Board Orientation: As Much About the Nature of Trusteeship as the Organization Itself

NonProfit PRO

Board orientation for new or prospective members can be as varied as the organizations those trustees have been called to serve, and a strong orientation program is critical to effective board governance.

“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.

Donor Vetting: The Key to Mitigating Funder Risks and Conflict at Your Organization

NonProfit PRO

It’s increasingly important for nonprofit organizations and their advisers to assess gifts holistically and engage in donor vetting practices to minimize financial, legal and reputational risk.

Developing a Tactical Fundraising Calendar for Your Organization

The Fundraising Authority

For example, at a small organization, your tactical calendar may look something like this: January – Prospecting mailing. Does this mean you can only use four fundraising tactics at your organization annually? Asking for money regularly keeps your organization’s financial needs front and center for the donor, even during those solicitations where they choose not to give. Finally, be sure to utilize a diverse range of fundraising tactics at your organization.

Why Your Organization Needs an Online Member Directory

Wild Apricot

Does trying to connect your organization’s members feel a little bit like herding cats? Then an online member directory is just what you need! One of the number one members’ benefits you can offer is the opportunity to network and connect. membership

What Is Bad Data Really Costing Your Organization?


Save your organization money and resources by preventing a large pile of returned mail. What’s the real cost to your organization? Do yourself and your organization a favor and start considering the options you have to get your database in tip top shape for the new year.

How to Generate Unrestricted Revenue for Your Organization


The post How to Generate Unrestricted Revenue for Your Organization appeared first on Bloomerang. fundraising trends

Animal Fundraising: 4 Top Ideas for Your Organization

Get Fully Funded

As an animal-related nonprofit, you often compete with other similar organizations, not to mention thousands of other deserving causes, for every donation. Pet businesses—from kennels to dog washes—are a logical connection to your organization.

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.

5 Reasons Nonprofit Organizations Should Apply Now for the Employee Retention Credit

NonProfit PRO

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC) was one of the government tax incentives passed to encourage eligible employers to continue paying employees and keep their businesses running during the economic fallout of the coronavirus. Tax, Legal & Compliance

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.

5 Nonprofit Podcasts Helping Their Organizations Grow


If you work at a nonprofit, it's likely that you've heard the words, "I think we should start a podcast" over the past year or so, and perhaps with good reason.

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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The Nonprofit Organization’s Guide to Donor Personas

NonProfit PRO

Discover your ideal donor type! Learn brainstorming techniques, get templates for communicating to your supporters and more! Whether you’re struggling to reach new donors, or just want a refreshed viewpoint, consider putting together a few personas and see where they take you!

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Implementing a Computer Use Policy at Your Organization


Your computers and networks are a window to your organization. They require a significant investment to get set up, and they provide access to information, functionality, and collaboration with team members. Operations

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.

10 Ways to Find New Donors for Your Nonprofit Organization?


Ask them to spread the word about your organization amongst their family members and friends. These events should offer information about your organization and its mission, services, goals, and ways to get involved. Compile a list of prospects based on donors to other organizations.

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