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Actigiving—The Next Phase in the Evolution of Episodic Giving

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And this next phase brings together the powerful sentiments of activists with the much needed support of donors. Goodbye, slacktivism.

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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


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. With 1.8

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

Moon Phases: Chinese New Years

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Robin, from the Chinese New Year blog sent along this cool moon phase calendar as a reminder. I also found a moon phase widget!

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%21 161 1 Comment [link] Phase+I%3A+Do+Web+2.0+Phase+2%3A+%3F%3F%3F+Phase+3%3A+Profit%21%21%21 4) Yahoo! posts.

9 Things to Look for When Evaluating a Grant Proposal

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Ensuring that your foundation makes impactful grants to the right nonprofit partners starts with a thorough proposal evaluation. Which leads us to #5….

Enhancing Your Major Gift Fundraising Strategy with Analytics

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Once the silent phase is completed, you will need to identify prospects for the public phase. Prioritizing Assignment & Outreach.

Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

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I’ll summarize her points here: Phase 1: What is the worst thing that could happen? Phase 3: What assumptions will be made? Book

Best Practice Guide to Purposeful Website Wireframes

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It’s where the information architect or designer takes pen to paper and starts sketching out actual pages of the website.

Welcome to the New Age of Accountability in Grant Management

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Grant recipients focus and report on results from the initial proposal development all the way through performance management phases and reporting.

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

See What's Out There

The Web 2.0 phenomena of portable content and user generated content is just the transition to something deeper.

Breaking News: Twiddling Thumbs of Nonprofit Professionals Causing Sore Thumbs

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The study, which is the first of its kind for endurance sports, takes a two-phase approach. April Fools. Even if you’re not the CEO.

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

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How will you phase them in? ALS faced this exact challenge when they suddenly had 1.9 You can list 3-4 options (no clutter!) Probably not.

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

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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.

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

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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

Designing Your Nonprofit Culture for Successful Technology Implementations

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Here are key ways you can move to the next phase: Perform a CRM Health Check. How do we measure that success? How we engage and collaborate.

Nonprofit Web Design Process: Summary

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Enjoy! Stakeholder Discovery : How we structure stakeholder meetings, what topics we discuss and some tips for leading discovery conversations.

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.

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.

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#GMN2016 Annual Conference| Observations from Day 1

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I do remember a significant astronaut phase. So we’re at GMN 2016 in the Big Easy. I’m learning a lot and sharing a laugh or two.

Calling All Nonprofits and Libraries — Come Celebrate Creativity

Tech Soup Blog

The Contest will be divided into three phases. How fun is that? Here's What You Need to Know About the Contest. Awesome, then you are set!

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

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Instagram is in the testing phase of this program, but the results have gone above and beyond what was anticipated. Stories. We all have them.

Welcome Karen Graham, Idealware's New Executive Director!


The Board set out to find someone with the right vision and experience to lead us through this next phase of Idealware’s evolution. Thomas.

Redesign Your Nonprofit Organization for Success in Age of Connectivity

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What do you need to get to the next phase? I’m so excited! I will be using it in the workshop. What level is your organization?

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Nonprofit Inbound Marketing

NonProfit Hub

The inbound marketing process involves four phases. When it comes to making new friends, sometimes you meet a person and everything just clicks.

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Responsive Design for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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During our thorough testing phase, we made sure to review the site from a variety of devices to ensure the responsive vision was achieved.

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. This one well exceeded that optimism, so thanks to all who brought it together. Again, I was at Twitter during the session.

3 Things I learned about Storytelling While Writing The Storytelling Non-Profit

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During the writing phase, I sat down and wrote a minimum of 500 words a day. It’s the book I wished I was starting out as fundraiser.

Nonprofits, Coca-Cola and Real-Time Data… Ahhhhh…

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Here are a few ideas to get you started: Ideally, you should consider collection and use of data as part of the planning phase before any big project or campaign. For an annual giving campaign, you could plan for quarterly phases with a brief pause for data analysis between each phase. Author: Cheryl Black. Market your mission.

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Are Your A Fearless Changemaker?

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

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How to do data management right.


Phase in enhancements. Check out this awesome infographic from the ASAE Technology Council. Big data is out there and is usually free – use it.

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What’s a Persona?

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Each phase will vary a lot depending on the type of project, timeline, budget, etc. Personas in the Design Process. User Research. Build and QA.

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But Does All The Information Really Mean Anything?

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Every morning, I open my inbox and find half a dozen free newsletters that I subscribe to. What we lack is the time to consume it all. nothing.

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How to Personalize and Automate the Welcome Series for Your New Supporters

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It’s the phase in the relationship when we want (and expect) to be courted — for the welcome mats to be rolled out for us. We call it the honeymoon phase, but it’s not just reserved for our romantic relationships. When a new supporter shows an affinity to your cause, they, too, expect you to roll out the welcome mat.

Survival in the New Age of Grant Management

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This post is part 2 of our New Age of Grant Management series. I’m not afraid to admit that I’m a big fan of those reality television survival shows.

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4 Things Successful Fundraising Appeals Have in Common and How to Get the Right Mix

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Start talking about these early in the planning phase so you know exactly how you will weave them into your campaign. A clear call to action.

22 Must-Circle Nonprofit Bloggers and Resources on Google+

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s definitely been worth the time investment thus far. Confused? No worries. Debra Askanase. Blackbaud. Danah Boyd. Breaking News. Google+.

If Google were a nonprofit, what would its website look like?

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What makes a great nonprofit website? These days, usability is everything. Website abandonment is counterproductive to the work you’re trying to do.

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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. spanhidden.

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