Actigiving—The Next Phase in the Evolution of Episodic Giving

Connection Cafe

And this next phase brings together the powerful sentiments of activists with the much needed support of donors. Goodbye, slacktivism. Hello, actigiving. For more than a decade now, there has been much debate about whether online activists would ever turn their clicks into gifts.

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The 5 Phases of the Faith-Based Supporter Lifecycle

Connection Cafe

The 5 phases of the faith-based supporter lifecycle : Step #1: Getting to Know You. For places of worship, this is the phase where a potential member attends services for the first time, or comes occasionally, while still attending another parish most weekends. For places of worship, this is the phase where the person/family officially becomes a member of your congregation. This is the phase where your organization seeks to build an ever-stronger relationship with the donor.

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4 Phases of Viral Social Movements for Good

John Haydon

The post 4 Phases of Viral Social Movements for Good appeared first on John Haydon. What is the evolution or cycle of a movement?

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Phased In Giving – A Creative New Trend in Setting your Board’s Give/Get Policy

BoardAssist

One creative new trend we are seeing: establishing a phased in give/get. How does a Phased In Give/Get work. Why a Phased In Give/Get might work for your board. With no way to reliably predict who will pledge $5000/year but really generate $50,000/year, a Phased In give/get might work for your nonprofit. The post Phased In Giving – A Creative New Trend in Setting your Board’s Give/Get Policy appeared first on BoardAssist.

Next phase of anti-spam law targets software - National | Globalnews.ca

AFP Blog

Next phase of anti-spam law targets software - National | Globalnews.ca : ''via Blog this

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Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 6: Solution Design

Connection Cafe

Solution Design is the technical planning phase where we define how the back end of the website should function. All of the steps up to this point have been focused on how your website visitors experience your site and this phase is focused on the administrator experience.

Phase I: Do Web 2.0 Phase 2: ??? Phase 3: Profit!!! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Internet , Nonprofit 2.0 , Strategy , nptech Phase I: Do Web 2.0 Phase 2: ??? Phase 3: Profit!!! 12.18.06 | 161 1 Comment [link] Phase+I%3A+Do+Web+2.0+Phase+2%3A+%3F%3F%3F+Phase+3%3A+Profit%21%21%21 Phase+2%3A+%3F%3F%3F+Phase+3%3A+Profit%21%21%21 2006-12-18+06%3A19%3A57 Allan+Benamer Those of you who were there when the first Web bubble burst have known to love the Gnome business plan as presented in the picture to the left.

The 8 Key Elements of a Federated Buying Agreement

Connection Cafe

Agreement consideration should include environments required for pre-go-live phases – such as sandboxes, conversion, development as well as post go-live staging and training environments.Multiple, flexible environments also allow for easier phasing and roll-out increments. Phasing.

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Millennial Voices: Advocates and Activists Over Donors and Volunteers

Connection Cafe

For this phase of research (the second in a three-phase study underway), Achieve surveyed 3,000 millennials (born 1980-2000) about their political and cause-related perceptions and behaviors over the past 12 months. In the first phase of this research, individual interviews, respondents overwhelmingly expressed a desire that “both sides of the aisle” find a better way to work together.

Enhancing Your Major Gift Fundraising Strategy with Analytics

Connection Cafe

When embarking on, or in the midst of, the silent phase of a campaign, look to analytics to help identify the giving capacity of leadership donors for the campaign. Once the silent phase is completed, you will need to identify prospects for the public phase.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » The Web’s Next Phase

See What's Out There

Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ll summarize her points here: Phase 1: What is the worst thing that could happen? Phase 2: What is the worst headline you could see about your organization in the front page of the NY Times? Phase 3: What assumptions will be made? Phase 4: Outline a Process.

Users With Over 1,000 Followers Can Now Use Google Plus Post Ads

AFP Blog

Users With Over 1,000 Followers Can Now Use Google Plus Post Ads : Now Google has moved Post ads out of their limited testing phase. The ads are now available to any Google Plus member with more than 1,000 followers

Best Practice Guide to Purposeful Website Wireframes

Connection Cafe

According to Wikipedia, a wireframe is a “visual guide that represents the skeletal framework of a website” If you’re going through a design project, you’ll likely see wireframes after a user research phase and possibly a sitemap phase.

Welcome to the New Age of Accountability in Grant Management

Connection Cafe

In 2013, the Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) announced sweeping changes to the grant management process for US federal grant recipients in both pre-award and post-award phases. The grant world has changed.

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Has the Ice Bucket Challenge Spawned Charity Jacking?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Phase 1: Personal Challenges with Cold Water to Raise Money. Phase 2: The Ice Bucket Challenge: From Fundraiser to Social Media Meme. Phase 3: Water Morphs Into Vodka and Chocolate. Phase 4: Call to Donate Morphs. Phase 5: Charity Jacking.

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9 Things to Look for When Evaluating a Grant Proposal

Connection Cafe

The proposal should include a detailed description of how the program will be executed, how exactly the pieces fit together to achieve the desired outcome, and of the different phases involved in implementing and running the program.

AI and Nonprofits: Will Bots Make Transition from Functional to Friendship?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The next disruptive technology phase is already upon here and it includes a technology designed to emulate human conversation – chatbots programmed with artificial intelligence.

Breaking News: Twiddling Thumbs of Nonprofit Professionals Causing Sore Thumbs

Connection Cafe

The study, which is the first of its kind for endurance sports, takes a two-phase approach. The first phase of the study conducted earlier this year surveyed event directors and Running USA membership to provide interest areas for the results of the upcoming study. April Fools.

Calling All Nonprofits and Libraries — Come Celebrate Creativity

Tech Soup Blog

The Contest will be divided into three phases. Phase I: Phase I opens for submission on August 15, 2015 at 9:00:01 am PT and ends on September 14, 2015 at 11:59:59 pm PT. Judging will occur over a one-week period following each close of the Phase I, Phase II and Phase III.

Welcome Karen Graham, Idealware's New Executive Director!

Idealware

The Board set out to find someone with the right vision and experience to lead us through this next phase of Idealware’s evolution. If you have questions, concerns, or suggestions as we chart our course for the next phase, please let us know. I''m thrilled to share some big news.

Retaining Your New P2P Donors [Hint: Acquiring Their Emails Is Only the First Step]

Connection Cafe

How will you phase them in? I was recently asked for advice on how to engage with all of the new donors that were added to a database as a result of a walk-a-thon.

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It’s Not All About You | 5 Steps to Cater to the Different Preferences of your New Online Donors.

Connection Cafe

I like to think of this as the honeymoon phase. Girl meets boy. He follows up by leaving a voicemail at her work. She calls him back at home. He replies by sending an email to her at work. She responds via text message. Then he emails her at home. Queue the (mis)communication channel overload.

Redesign Your Nonprofit Organization for Success in Age of Connectivity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What do you need to get to the next phase? I’m so excited!

Planning a Capital Campaign: The Essential First Steps

Connection Cafe

Your capital campaign’s feasibility study phase is where you’ll finalize your assessment of your readiness to take on a capital campaign. We all know that capital campaigns are some of your nonprofit’s most ambitious fundraising projects.

Nonprofit Web Design Process: Summary

Connection Cafe

Content Strategy : How the content inventory and audit serve as the foundation for the content strategy and a description of other deliverables that we might produce during this phase.

It’s Not All About You | 5 Steps to Cater to the Different Preferences of your New Online Donors.

Connection Cafe

I like to think of this as the honeymoon phase. Girl meets boy. He follows up by leaving a voicemail at her work. She calls him back at home. He replies by sending an email to her at work. She responds via text message. Then he emails her at home. Queue the (mis)communication channel overload.

Data going mobile - we MAY be moving beyond the "nifty idea" phase

Influence

I had the great fortune last week to get to Mobile Tech 4 Social Change barcamp here in DC. The event was organized by Katrin Verclas of MobileActive.org , hosted by Google DC and sponsored by Forum One and Mobile Commons. The small-but-high-value crowd included a nice mix of mobile techies and non-profit professionals (mostly in international development or global health).

The DATA Act in the Age of Transparency

Connection Cafe

In 2017, the nation’s first open data law, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act) moved from a pilot phase to full implementation. Mark Twain once said, “The public is the only critic whose opinion is worth anything at all.”

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Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

Connection Cafe

Here are key ways you can move to the next phase: Perform a CRM Health Check. bbcon 2016 , the conference where technology and social good meet, featured a session from Alan Levine, a senior consultant at Barker & Scott Consulting.

Are Your A Fearless Changemaker?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Case Foundation is giving away $650,000 in grants and prizes as part of its initiative, Finding Fearless , with REI & Microsoft !

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Nonprofit Inbound Marketing

NonProfit Hub

The inbound marketing process involves four phases. As your audience experiences each phase, they grow and become more in-tune with your organization. When it comes to making new friends, sometimes you meet a person and everything just clicks.

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Nonprofit Feasibility Studies: 6 Game-Changing Best Practices

Connection Cafe

Learn more about each phase in the feasibility study process with Double the Donation’s step-by-step guide ! The debate surrounding nonprofit feasibility studies can sometimes pose interesting questions: Do nonprofits need to conduct them to host successful capital campaigns?

How to do data management right.

SocialFish

Phase in enhancements. Check out this awesome infographic from the ASAE Technology Council. They will be sharing lots more information about the specific pieces of it on this site , but here it is in all its glory!

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From a Millennial: Nobody Wants to Hear Your Stories. We Want to See Them.

Connection Cafe

Instagram is in the testing phase of this program, but the results have gone above and beyond what was anticipated. Indeed, per Instagram’s website, the company is “starting slow with advertising” and will not be opening up ads to the mass market until its “testing phase” is over.

#GMN2016 Annual Conference| Observations from Day 1

Connection Cafe

I do remember a significant astronaut phase. So we’re at GMN 2016 in the Big Easy. While MicroEdge and Blackbaud have been longtime supporters of GMN, it’s my first time participating.

Responsive Design for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Connection Cafe

During our thorough testing phase, we made sure to review the site from a variety of devices to ensure the responsive vision was achieved. When we design a nonprofit site, creating a responsive design is almost always a requirement. Going responsive just makes sense!

Should You Migrate Your Nonprofit's Website to HTTPS?

Tech Soup Blog

Mozilla recently announced its intention to "phase out" Firefox support for HTTP in favor of the secure HTTPS protocol. Not Just a Phase. So what does this mean for nonprofits whose websites don't have security certificates installed to allow for a secure HTTPS connection?

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Should your online community be open or closed?

SocialFish

Your community has reached a maturity phase. This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. We partner with OCR on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours.

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Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We can just blow up the old model while striving for the next phase of equilibrium change. Born Accessible: The Final Frontier Which brings us to our third phase: the one we have started but not yet completed.