11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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!

10 Ways to Improve Morale at Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

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?

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

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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.

Artificial Intelligence for Nonprofits and other Social Good Organizations

Connection Cafe

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.

10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month

Everyaction

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.

What Tax Season Means for Nonprofit Organizations

NonProfit Hub

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!

Why You Need to Broaden Your Organization’s Funding Horizons

Connection Cafe

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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A Nonprofit Organization’s Most Valuable Asset

Connection Cafe

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.

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

Connection Cafe

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 Volunteers Can Organize a Giving Day

VolunteerMark

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.

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?

Craft the Perfect Tagline for Your Organization

NonProfit Hub

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?

5 Features Environmental Organizations Need From Their CRM

Everyaction

In this series, we’ll be exploring the unique concerns that organizations in different fields consider when searching for a CRM software. This month we’re talking about an area near and dear to all of our earth-loving hearts: environmental organizations. Offline Organizing Capability.

8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

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.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

Everyaction

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.

Empower Your Supporters to Host Their Own Events on EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Many nonprofits and campaign organizations regularly empower their supporters to throw their own house parties, host fundraisers, and organize community events. Want to see a more in-depth look at how your organization can use EveryAction's supporter-generated events feature?

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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2019 Nonprofit Organizations Institute. 2019 Nonprofit Organizations Institute. Nonprofit organizations have moved well past the time when technology and data were treated as standalone entities. North American YMCA Development Organization (NAYDO) / Indianapolis, IN / $1000.

3 Unforgettable Reasons Arts and Cultural Organizations Need Pinterest

NetWits

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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4 Ways Religious Organizations Can Talk About Fundraising with Supporters

Connection Cafe

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.

How to Gain Support for Your Niche Organization

NonProfit Hub

Some organizations’ causes don’t attract donations as much as solving world hunger or helping abused animals, but it doesn’t mean they’re any less important. Once you find that core group of people who want to be especially involved with your organization, treat them like royalty.

3 Questions Environmental Organizations Should Ask When Evaluating a CRM

Everyaction

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.

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.

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.

2018's Best Giving Tuesday Campaigns

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With Giving Tuesday behind us, it's time to highlight just a few of the organizations who ran stellar campaigns, activated supporters, and beat their fundraising goals. Successful fundraising campaigns come in many shapes and sizes, and not every tactic works for every organization's audience.

Finding Data Management Solutions for Arts and Culture Organizations

Everyaction

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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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.

7 Ways for Arts & Cultural Organizations to Retain Members

Connection Cafe

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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Why Your Organization Needs a Member Directory

Wild Apricot Blog

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

5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

Everyaction

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

Generational Giving at Arts & Cultural Organizations – A Donor Story

Connection Cafe

As I was discussing fundraising and membership with a coworker, I realized that my emotional connection to one particular type of organization created a foundation on which I base my giving. You gravitated toward the museum, zoo, gallery, symphony, cultural management organization because of your roots. How do we get kids to grow up and grow into giving to your organization? How do we make organizations so important that multiple generations of a family are invested?

Exempt Organizations Select Check

AFP Blog

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

Turning Empathy Inward at Nonprofit Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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.

4 bbcon Takeaways for Philanthropic Organizations to Power 2019 Planning

Connection Cafe

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.

Search Engine Optimisation Benefits For Small Organizations

SocialFish

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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Expert Advice for Improving Culture & Morale at Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

It’s no secret that people working at social good organizations, and at nonprofits in particular, have the reputation of being “overworked and underpaid.” But that still leaves a large portion of organizations that didn’t. And for those organizations that did, given the challenges of meeting that increased demand, it’s likely that many employees are still working long hours and for less pay than they could get working in other sectors.

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3 Strategies to Build Your Organization’s Financial Capacity

Connection Cafe

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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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.

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

Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction

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That's why we've invested in building EveryAction into a fully-featured platform that can meet the needs of large organizations working internationally. Does your organization do a significant amount of work in other countries? Many large U.S.

Empowers Grant for Community Organizing at #OWS from DemocracyInAction

Amy Sample Ward

If your group is ready to organize, DemocracyInAction is ready to help! DemocracyInAction is a nonprofit dedicated to building a strong progressive infrastructure through effective online organizing. community issues activism funding occupywallstreet organizing ows

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

EveryAction

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.

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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The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Current donors are a curated universe who have already demonstrated a belief in your organization’s mission, and willingness to take action toward it. Building donors' loyalty to your organization means engaging them in a variety of ways outside of fundraising asks.