How to Manage Your Organization Virtually

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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

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.

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The #1 Student Organization Software Used By 100+ Student Organizations

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Many other student organizations have already automated their administrative work with student organization software, maybe it's time you did too

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!

6 Creative Program Ideas for Arts & Cultural Organizations

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That experience got me thinking about other ways arts and cultural organizations are innovating with their programs. I wanted to share some cool things I’ve seen various organizations do in the hopes that you’ll be inspired, too.

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How to Protect Your Organization from Phishing Scams and Fraud

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Follow these tips to help protect your organization and supporters: . What about one claiming to be from the World Health Organization (WHO) or Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with important coronavirus updates ?

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.

Resources to Help Your Organization Adapt During COVID-19

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If you're facing unexpected challenges at the moment, here are some resources to support you and your organization as you adapt. You'll find information on running online events, working remotely, online fundraising, and more

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

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

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.

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.

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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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?

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. .

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.

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?

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.

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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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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.

101 Ways To Get New Members For Your Organization

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Here are 101 ways your organization can attract and recruit more members both in the short and long term Want to grow your membership?

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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The Best Membership Marketing Strategies for Any Organization in 2020

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Membership marketing is one of the best ways to grow and maintain your organization’s membership program. Here are some of the top membership marketing strategies you should be using in 2020

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.

Announcing The How Organizations Grow Membership & Revenue Research Report 2020?

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Want to learn how other membership organizations are growing and gaining revenue? Check out our soon-to-be-released report (and fill it out for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card

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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. There are widespread notions that fundraising is a necessary evil, or that dollars spent on fundraising are being diverted from the organization’s work.

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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!

10 Ways to Improve Morale at Nonprofit Organizations

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For nonprofit organizations that are concerned about budgets and salaries, these are all ways to help keep your employees and improve morale, with little impact on your bottom line. How’s the morale in your office? Are your staff members excited to work together?

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.

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?

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Why Your Organization Needs a Member Directory

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Consider creating a member directory for your organization to facilitate outreach, support your communications, and more Wondering how to keep your members connected?

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Arts & Cultural Organizations

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Doing so provides a friendly face to your organization, increase s your brand recognition and allows you to hear firsthand what type of programming is most important to your neighbors. These days, simply cleaning your database isn’t doing enough to realize your organization ’s full potential. 2020 is here!

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3 Lessons Arts & Cultural Organizations Can Learn from Retail

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What’s surprised me are the parallels I see with other industries – namely retail where I was most recently focused – and it got me thinking: what can arts & cultural organizations learn from the retail industry? These values include everything from how organizations treat their employees to being environmentally responsible to helping to create a community. Visitor experience matters to arts & cultural organizations as well.

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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.

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?

Everything Your Organization Needs to Know About In-Kind Donations

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In-kind donations can help you grow your fundraising, stretch your resources, and build your community. But how do you get in-kind donations? In this guide, I'll show you how to solicit, record, acknowledge, and report these gifts

Resources to Guide Arts and Cultural Organizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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As an arts and cultural organization, you are among the most trusted sources of information in today’s world. Take this opportunity to be a source of truth and point your community to the guidance provided by Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO). .

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Why Your Organization Needs a Member Satisfaction Survey + 20 Questions

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A member satisfaction survey is a great tool your organization can use to identify the needs of your members and how to best meet them. This article will help you get started

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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

One Mom’s Tips for Arts & Cultural Organizations

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As I think about arts & cultural institutions, I realize that my family is an ideal target for these organizations. What does our consumption of arts & cultural organizations look like? Think about how you can differentiate what your organization offers across the whole family. Highlight the things your organization offers for different age groups and consider different age groups when developing programming.

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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. 5) Create a launch plan for your organization’s fundraiser.

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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.

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.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 124: Making Pro-Bono Volunteering Work for Your Organization

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Pro-bono volunteering can be a strategic resource for social change, benefitting companies, social good organizations and individuals. But what makes pro-bono relationships work for all partners, and how can your company or social good organization set up a pro bono program that has an impact?