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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Next phase of anti-spam law targets software - National |

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

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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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The 5 Phases of the Faith-Based Supporter Life Cycle

Connection Cafe

The 5 phases of the faith-based supporter life cycle: 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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Wild Apricot Update – March 2015: Android App Completes Phase 1 of Our Mobile Strategy

Wild Apricot

This Wild Apricot Update offers details on the Android and iOS apps, as well as the first wave of responsive website themes - all part of the first phase in our mobile strategy. Wild Apricot ''s mobile app for Android has been released!

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


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.

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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.

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

See What's Out There

Home • About Us Mission Team News Partners Careers • Services Overview Interactive Marketing Video Web Design and Development • Clients Clients List Client Login • Resources Overview Events YouTube for Nonprofits Guide to Online Video Video FAQs Our Blog • Contact POSTED BY Michael Hoffman NOV 21, 2007 The Web’s Next Phase I feel that we are on the verge of a lot of changes on the web. The Web 2.0 phenomena of portable content and user generated content is just the transition to something deeper. I don’t have a complete articulation of what that is yet, but two things got my attention recently that feel different. One is an ad format where characters in a video — in this case a Mac ad – seem to control a banner in another part of the page. That’s clever (though not terrible complex technically) and I feel it is a harbinger of more serious playing with web space to come. The other item is about Facebook’s new ads. The interesting and even alarming thing is how Facebook is set to use your personal data (if you are on it) to deliver to you contextual ads that are generated from your activity off site. So, for example, I go to Blockbuster’s site and Facebook knows this and next time I am on Facebook I am getting Blockbuster promotions. You can read more about Facebook’s system here. Here’s the new Mac ad format: Share and Enjoy: Leave a Reply Get Tips and Best Practices Sign up below to get our newsletters highlighting the latest in online marketing and communications for nonprofits. Recent Posts 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Nonprofit Video ROI Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards Today! Make a Google Search Story Video in Under 5 Minutes Ready for Another Video Contest? Case Soup: Nonprofit Video Secrets Revealed! Blogroll (C)Systems AVC Beth’s Blog Christine Herron Deborah Elizabeth Finn Donordigital Emily’s World Getting Attention Gift Hub Philanthromedia Social Edge TechSoup © Copyright 2010 See3. All Rights Reserved Sitemap • Privacy Policy • Newsletter Sign-Up • Contact • About Us

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


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 , 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).

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How’s Your Project Going? – Metrics for Development Builds | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

At the development phase, after intensive iterative rounds of creative and functional decisions with a tangible sense of back and forth, the client puts their faith in their consultant.

The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide


The critical next step in this initial planning phase is to determine the assets your organization has at its disposal. Tip: At this phase in the planning process, it’s also a helpful exercise to consider the potential for future giving.

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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

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We Launched a Product Feedback Group to Help Us Create Better Products


We call this the ‘product discovery phase’. We're always looking for ways to incorporate user feedback in our product development process. That’s why we’re launching the Product Feedback Group , to connect EveryAction users directly with our product team.

Where to Find Grants for your Nonprofit Organization

NonProfit Hub

If you find a federal grant that interests your organization, you’ll need to go through the following stages: Pre-Award Phase. This is the phase where you’ll seek out new grants that are applicable to your organization and work toward submitting an application that matches the given criteria.

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Our EveryAction Hero: Reproductive Health Access Project


It allows us to stay on top of each phase of the proposal we’re working on. Reproductive Health Access Project works at the crossroads of the medical community and the reproductive rights space to mobilize and train clinicians to ensure access to abortion, contraception, and miscarriage care.

3 Vital Resources for Nonprofit Start-Ups

Blue Fox

Our CEO loves to work with ‘nonprofit-preneurs’ in the start-up phase. How to Start a Nonprofit?

Better Data, Better Donors


By looking at reports that group your grants into their different phases (e.g. letter of intent, research, proposal submitted, etc), you’ll be able to see any bottlenecks your team is facing and identify any phases in your grant process that need extra attention. (This is the final post in our New Year, New Heights development series. Need to catch up?

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Take Control of Your Data: 3 Must-Have Reporting Tools Every Nonprofit Should Have


Go to the group by bar and select "Status" where you can easily see an overview of your major gift pipeline and take note of how many accounts are in the stewardship or cultivation phase of your process. A new year means new resolutions, and for nonprofits that often falls into the category of better fundraising practices. Enter our new series, “New Year, New Heights.”

How Greenpeace & Other Environmental Groups Are Using Technology to Build a Better World


The last phase of the Roadmap is an opportunity for supporters to get involved. There are thousands of nonprofits changing the world in big and small ways every single day. The best of these nonprofits know that one of the major keys to success is using top-notch nonprofit tools to run smart, creative, and impactful campaigns. We’re incredibly fortunate to power many of these organizations, helping raise more money and maximize their impact along the way.

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3 Steps to Finding the Right Technology Vendor for Your Nonprofit


To avoid getting stuck in the decision phase because you’re lost in a mountain of information about software features and capabilities, use a spreadsheet like the template that we have created to organize and analyze that information effectively. For nonprofit staff, getting the most bang for your buck isn’t just a goal, it’s a way of life.

Why I'm excited about the future of Online Community Management?|?Blaise Grimes-Viort

AFP Blog

Why I'm excited about the future of Online Community Management|Blaise Grimes-Viort : "t’s fair to state the Online Community Management field is going through a phase of rapid growth; as part of my weekly roundup of articles posted on the topic I see more and more being discussed.".

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Is the Fair Wages for Workers with Disabilities Act Fair?

Vertex Systems

A bill (HR 3086) is moving through Congress which will phase out and repeal Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act for … Continue reading → This is a message to all social services agencies that provide employment programs to individuals with disabilities.

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Google Adds Non-Profit Information To Knowledge Graph, Gives Them A Boost With Google Follow Buttons | TechCrunch

AFP Blog

In its announcement, Google said that this is still in its early rollout phase, with more information being added all the time Google Adds Non-Profit Information To Knowledge Graph, Gives Them A Boost With Google Follow Buttons | TechCrunch : Today, Google announced that it’s now filling up its Knowledge Graph with information about nonprofits, which will help people find the organization they’d like to check out and potentially donate to.

Are Sub-minimum Wages Going Away?

Vertex Systems

We have discovered that on October 4th, a new bill (3086) was introduced to the House that will phase out special wage certificates. Many of our customers operate vocational training facilities that pay their clients with disabilities a commensurate wage. … Continue reading →

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Digital Storytelling with Yash Mori


Through that listening phase, we can really have a conversation with the community and earn that buy-in. Yash Mori is a progressive digital organizer and video producer. He has worked for a diverse slate of progressive campaigns and organizations, including Hillary for America, United We Dream, the Latino Victory Fund, and How did you get your start in digital organizing?

Professional Options for the Right Project Management

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The development of a project is in fact divided into a series of phases that structure its development and define its life cycle. A professional must therefore be very determined towards management when he makes reckless requests to speed up by skipping planning processes.

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.

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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.

TechSoup’s New Site Design

Robert Weiner

This is Phase 1 and only affects the home page--most links take you to pages on the old site, with a the old design and the old navigation. TechSoup's description of the project recognizes this issue: What you see today, Phase 1, offers several key improvements: An easier-to-use redesigned home page, An upgraded search function, An improved search results page, and. While these upgrades should improve your experience on the site, the phased approach also has its challenges.

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Making the Switch – 5 Best Practices for a Successful CRM Implementation

Connection Cafe

Identify any phase 2 or 3 items. We identified any items that could be included in phase 2 or phase 3, which would happen after we went live. Implementing a CRM solution is a critical step in setting up your institution for success.

Train for Humanity is looking for new participants!

Amy Sample Ward

From Mark Hayward of Train for Humanity : After redesigning the Train for Humanity website we are now ready to launch into phase two of our humanitarian project. The initial phase of Train for Humanity ran for four months from September to December 2008. Phase two will run for six months from March to August 2009 and we are asking potential participants to make a commitment to raising at least one thousand dollars.

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Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 4a: Sitemaps

Connection Cafe

To create a sitemap, we begin with the documents produced during the Content Strategy phase. Ideally, we’ll have some insight into user needs thanks to the research we conducted in earlier phases of the project such as Surveys and Interviews or Personas.

Pheed and Sulia: Two New Social Networks for the Nonprofit Early Adopters | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits

AFP Blog

Followers tend to grow the fastest during the early adoption phase and being one of the first nonprofits to have a presence on a new social network tends to solidify their popularity on the social network over time Pheed and Sulia: Two New Social Networks for the Nonprofit Early Adopters | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Blog :: A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits : Nonprofits that have the capacity to be early adopters have learned that early adoption in and of itself is a wise social media strategy.

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15 Planned Giving Best Practices

Donor Search

During the early phases of your program and the ongoing process of running it, you’ll be looking for ways to optimize your efforts. As you venture into the world of planned giving, there’s a lot to consider. Defining what your program will look like starts with your launch. Look no further than this page. Let… Education Planned Giving

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What is GOTV Anyway? An Explainer for Non-Politicos


GOTV stands for Get Out The Vote, which is the final phase of a field campaign. While many of you have a background in politics or organizing, there’s likely some of you scratching your head and wondering just what the heck this “GOTV” business is all about. Not to worry!

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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.

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.

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The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 81: Lean Principles for Social Good

Connection Cafe

I think there are many, many organizations doing incredible work, but it’s still in the early adopter phase.”. Social good organizations and private companies have many differences, but they also have many things in common and can benefit from some of the same strategies.

Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 5: Visual Design

Connection Cafe

Purposes for the Visual Design phase include: Agreeing on a creative vision and personality for the web presence. The final step in our process is the Solution Design phase, where we detail the administrator experience for the site.

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Welcome to the S.O.U.P. Update Page 

AFP Blog

Update PageYour Source for the Latest News About our RenovationUpdated August 22, 2009: If you’ve had a chance to visit our home page, or our search page you’ve seen the first changes resulting from Phase 1 of an 18-month effort dubbed the Site Overhaul and Update Project (S.O.U.P.). Welcome to the S.O.U.P. Update Page : "Welcome to the S.O.U.P.

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Network connects U.P. nonprofits and volunteers

AFP Blog

Volunteer Network this fall.The cornerstone of the network, currently in the development phase, is a Web and phone-based system Network connects U.P. nonprofits and volunteers: "Network connects U.P. nonprofits and volunteersMARQUETTE — Volunteers across the Upper Peninsula and the nonprofits that benefit from their services will be able to find one another more easily with the launch of the U.P.

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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