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 Ways to Supercharge Your Organization’s Web Content

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There is a direct link between the content your constituents are consuming on your website and how they feel about you as an organization. You’ll start with building your primary message – a single, bold and concise statement of what your organization is fighting for.


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Building a Dynamic Board for Your Organization

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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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Predictions for a Post-Pandemic Future for Arts & Cultural Organizations

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As we head into the final months of 2020, some parts of the country are opening up more than others, consumers are itching to get out of their homes, and arts and culture organizations are at a pivotal moment in planning for their comeback. Few organizations thought and acted that way.

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.

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 ?

American Rescue Plan Act: Impact on Nonprofits and Other Social Good Organizations

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trillion in COVID-19 relief to support for individuals, families, nonprofit organizations, healthcare, education, and cultural institutions. Rather, we are highlighting various provisions that might be of interest to social good organizations. .

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Virtual Webinars for Volunteers? Tips, Guidance, Advice on Organization and Management.


Organizations often depend on volunteers to achieve success and accomplish a mission. Tips, Guidance, Advice on Organization and Management.

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. This presents tremendous opportunities for nonprofits and other social good organizations, like universities, foundations, hospitals, and other cause-minded institutions. We know that social good organizations are constantly strapped for resources that allow them to meet their missions.

A Guide to bbcon 2020 for Arts & Cultural Organizations

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Next week’s content will bring up new ideas, new faces, and fresh inspiration to take back to your organization. Arts and Cultural will have thousands of professionals represented from organizations ranging from zoos to museums, performing arts organizations to libraries, and beyond!

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#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. You may not have all the bells and whistles that some organizations pull out at this time of year, but that’s no reason to let one of the biggest giving days of the year pass your organization by. We’re calling all small organizations!

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. .

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 183: Moving Your Organization from Scarcity to Abundance

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Sometimes, change is hard – especially when it seems that there isn’t enough money or other resources to accomplish your organization’s mission. She joins the podcast today to discuss moving from a scarcity mindset to an abundance mindset and what that looks like for social good organizations.

Advantages of Using Blended Learning in Organizations


Here is why your organization blended learningA blended learning program can solve the issues that both ILT and eLearning face by combining the best of both methods.

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 Social Good Organizations Can Boost Voter Engagement in the U.S.

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Our democracy works best when everyone participates, and as nonprofits and social good organizations, it’s up to us to make sure our communities are engaged and voting. Why nonprofit and social good organizations? .

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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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.

A Quick Guide to bbcon 2020 for Nonprofit Organizations

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Consider this 3-day experience a tremendous gift to yourself and your organization to access and connect with the leading minds in nonprofit technology around the world. It’s important to understand how the content is organized so you can easily find the best sessions geared to your job role. In other words, these organizations are NOT higher education, K-12, arts & cultural, faith, foundations, companies or healthcare organizations. Are you ready for bbcon?

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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. This model of organization-led campaigning limits what can be accomplished and restricts decisions and activity to campaign staff. . In our experience working with many of the world’s leading advocacy organizations, supporter-led distributed organizing is a key tool to scale impact.

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.

Five Ways to Promote Wellness in Your Organization this New Year

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According to Sharehold’s report Redesigning Belonging , employees who feel a high sense of belonging in their organization are 18 times more likely to receive promotions and take 75% fewer sick days than employees who feel unseen or unaccepted by their corporation.

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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.

How Volunteers Can Organize a Giving Day


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. You wish you could do more to help, but you don’t know how or what you could do. A giving day is a special day designated to generate publicity, find supporters and raise money for your charity.

How Changes to the U.S. Paycheck Protection Program Affect Nonprofit Organizations

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Since the launch of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), small businesses and 501(c)(3) organizations with 500 or fewer employees have received approximately $550B in forgivable loans to assist them in weathering the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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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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.

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

Should Your Organization Offer Free Memberships?

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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

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. Leverage #GivingTuesday as a day to ask potential new supporters to engage with you in easy, low-pressure ways such as holiday email raffles or signing a pledge that aligns with your organization’s mission.

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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December 2020 COVID Relief – How the Latest COVID Relief Legislation Could Provide Relief to Social Good Organizations

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Rather, we are highlighting various provisions that might be of interest to social good organizations. . Eligibility for nonprofit organizations is extended to 501(c) 6 organizations and the program will run through March 31, 2021. On December 21, 2020, the U.S.

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.

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. The large umbrella of issues covered by the SDGs is increasing transparency between philanthropic giving organizations and nonprofit organizations by providing a common impact language.

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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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Leveraging Engagement to Sustain Our Organizations

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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.

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. How does my organization compare? Strategy is understanding your organization’s unique strengths. What assets do you have that other organizations don’t have access to?

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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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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A look at organizations that have earned GuideStar Seals of Transparency


tax-exempt organizations must file annually—are an impressive source of public information. More than 75,000 organizations have earned Seals, making the GuideStar Seal the most widely adopted symbol of transparency in the U.S.

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Solutions to stop Plastic Pollution [People, Tech, Organizations, Governments]

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People, Tech, Organizations, Governments]. Governments, Organizations, and millions of people are stepping up. A great number of organizations (and the people behind them) are working hard to help solve our plastic pollution problem. Solutions to stop Plastic Pollution.

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. As supporters are increasingly drawn to causes rather than specific organizations, we should listen to their interests and realign ourselves for success. Organizations can adopt a 360-degree view of their office, with constituents as a core focus.