Nonprofit Credit Card Processing: Everything You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Credit card processing for nonprofits may sound high-tech and complicated, but even the smallest organization can easily get set up to receive payments. payment-processing online payments Fundraising

Three Updates to the ACCME Disclosure Process That All Medical Education Planners Should Know

Cadmium CD

In December 2020, The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) released new Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education which includes updates to key aspects of the financial disclosure process.

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Three Updates to the ACCME Disclosure Process That All Medical Education Planners Should Know

Cadmium CD

In December 2020, The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) released new Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education which includes updates to key aspects of the financial disclosure process.

How can associations make member payment processing easier?

Nimble AMS

There are more interesting, fulfilling things we’d rather do than uninspiring tasks like paperwork or payment processing. Is your staff spending too much time processing a single payment that needs to be applied to multiple orders?

Nonprofit Content Creation: Back-To-The Basics of the Writing Process

Bloomerang

The Writing Process. Before you put pen to paper, it’s important to establish what the writing process looks like so you can set yourself up for the greatest success. This is still a preliminary part of the process. Set intentional deadlines for each step of the writing process.

Year-end donation processing

Robert Weiner

Let's say the following donations will be processed by different nonprofits in the United States on Jan. That charity's online giving system did not charge the credit card immediately -- instead it sent an email (ideally, an encrypted one) to a staff member that the donation needed to be processed. The charge is considered made when processed by the recipient.

Business Process Reviews – SO much better than they sound!

Gravitate

This isn’t just a smart but vague idea – it’s a formal process that can take place quickly and deliver genuine improvements. Conducting a Business Process Review (BPR) is all about finding opportunities to provide more value to your members with the systems you already have.

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Why Your Donation Payment Process Reflects Your Brand

Achieve

It must connect to each step of the donation process as well. . payment process. Each step of the donation process should reflect authenticity to your donors to establish rapport. Implement a secure giving process. payment processing.

Online Payment Processing for Nonprofits: Everything You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Looking into online payment processing for your nonprofit, association, or membership organization? Pick the right solution with the help of our guide

Role of HR in a Successful Training and Development Process

Gyrus

Provide your employees with one of the popular learning management systems by choosing Gyrus. We assists human resource professionals to arrange the best learning and development programs for their employees

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8 Tips for Your Nonprofit RFP Process Featuring a Free RFP Template

EveryAction

Time to start the RFP process to make sure you find the best vendor for your organization. While creating a Request for Proposals can be labor-intensive, time consuming, and stressful, we've put together some tips to make the whole process go a little smoother. Keeping these basic do's and don'ts in mind can yield great results + make the RFP process a lot simpler (and so can our No-Fuss Nonprofit RFP Template.). Is your fundraising schedule directly connected to the process?

Nimble AMS now supports automated complex tax processing

Nimble AMS

Associations taking advantage of Advanced Taxation now have the functionality to easily process taxes nationally and internationally reducing manual burden, taking human error out of the equation. Automated processing of complex tax calculations: Saves time, saves effort.

Six-Step Strategic Planning Process

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here's one more gem from the book -- the authors' recommendations for a six-step strategic planning process : Set an aspirational destination (derived from the mission and vision). Awhile back, I shared highlights from the useful book, First-Time Leader , by George Bradt and Gillian Davis.

Your Nonprofit’s New Data Management Process

TechImpact

Data management can be a tedious, difficult process. Below, we have spelled out for you the “4 A’s” of data management to help you get started on your data collecting process, according to Sidekick Solutions. The post Your Nonprofit’s New Data Management Process appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of Cabbage Tree Solutions.

Scrum: A Universal Process for Organizational Success

VisionLink

VisionLink studies manufacturing processes and team best practices to inform the way we operate. Retrospectives After completing a project, a quick, simple conversation about what worked well and what needs improvement can expose potential flaws in your process and new insights for future projects. Stand Up Meetings When crunch time hits, short stand up meeting as part of the daily process can bring issues to the surface that would normally fall through the cracks.

Evaluating and Streamlining Your Annual Budget Process

Connection Cafe

On one hand, successful social good organizations need a thorough budgeting process. Version control issues and errors complicate the process. The budgeting process can be confusing. How to streamline your annual budget process. But the process can be improved.

Creative Process Tips and Tools

Wild Apricot

If you are kick-starting some communications planning this summer, here are some tips and resources that might help. member communication

5-Part Social Media Process

Amy Sample Ward

5-Part Social Media Strategy Process. One great way to help guide you in the process of identifying and selecting the most appropriate technologies is to ask your community! What part of the 5-step process above was the hardest part for your organization to tackle? Is the process missing anything - what would you add?

The 5-Step Process to Create a Successful Nonprofit Landing Page

Wild Apricot

If you’d like to set up a landing page to increase donations (or any other type of goal), I’m going to cover the five steps that will create a successful nonprofit landing page, including examples from nonprofits who have found success. Landing-Page

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 173: Eliminating Waste in Your Business Processes

Connection Cafe

Can you think of a business process in your organization that is inefficient or time consuming, yet no one has been able to change the process for the better? How to analyze business processes. Preventing and removing waste from processes.

Nonprofit Logo Design: A Simple 3 Step Process

NetWits

Nonprofit logo design is a process that can be just as painful as it can be exciting. I couldn’t emotionally remove myself from the process and look at the big picture. Taking a step back and looking at the big picture objectively is a CRUCIAL part of any branding project, including the entire logo design process. Which leads me to a simple three-step process that you can work through when working on your next nonprofit logo.

Guest Post: How to Build Capacity with Roles that Volunteers Enjoy: a process in 4 easy steps

Twenty Hats

I came up with a process for matching volunteers with capacity-building roles that was very successful. The process boiled down to four easy steps: Step 1: Conduct an Assessment of Staff Needs. As long as there is some basic structure in place, the process should run smoothly.

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. Whether it be addressing the blended learning mix we provide, the content we promote directly, or the style in which our learners process information; there are countless decisions that we can make, and the answer that we provide today, may not be what is most effective weeks from now. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are the foundation of the learning process. Learning Aids or additional learning processes.

5 Challenges (and Solutions!) of Processing Donations

Care2

Implementing some small tips will help solve the 5 greatest challenges nonprofit organizations face with processing donations. Mobile fundraising payment processingFundraising can be challenging for any nonprofit, but it’s the backbone of any healthy organization. The causes your nonprofit advocates for should be shared with the world and deserve to be supported by your community. So do what you can to help them help you!

How to ramp up staff engagement with volunteers (and have fun in the process)

Twenty Hats

When you invite others into the dreaming process, you naturally create the buy-in that you seek. The post How to ramp up staff engagement with volunteers (and have fun in the process) appeared first on Twenty Hats Are buy-in and inclusion two haves of the same whole?

Technology Process Improvement for Nonprofits (Can Help Raise More Funds)

NTEN

Through continual improvement of your organizational processes, you can harness the technology to be more productive, even in the face of functionality flaws in your systems. What is Technology Process Improvement? Technology Process Improvement (TPI) is the practice of analyzing your team's technology-based processes, identifying how those processes can be improved, and implementing changes to make those improvements. Identify A Process (work on one at a time).

4 Signs Your Organization Needs Robotic Process Automation

Connection Cafe

Robotic process automation (RPA) is leading a revolution… one that will save the average healthcare organization hundreds of hours a year in administrative time. RPA can replace time-consuming manual processes that organize information from your fundraising system, spreadsheets, databases for endowments or restricted gifts, hospital financials, separate payroll system and more. Listen: sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 95, “ What the Heck is Robotic Process Automation?

Six-Step Strategic Planning Process

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here's one more gem from the book -- the authors' recommendations for a six-step strategic planning process : Set an aspirational destination (derived from the mission and vision). Awhile back, I shared highlights from the useful book, First-Time Leader , by George Bradt and Gillian Davis. Assess the facts of the current reality and develop potential future scenarios. Identify options to bridge gaps between the current reality and the desired aspiration.

4 Reasons Why You Need a Volunteer Onboarding Process

Wild Apricot

Here are highlights from our Wild Apricot Expert Webinar on Volunteer Onboarding, presented by Tobi Johnson. webinar Volunteers

Demystifying Credit Card Processing: Part II

Tech Soup Blog

This post is the second in a two-part series that explains how credit card processing works for nonprofits. Your MSP funds your bank account for any processed transactions, even though your donor hasn't actually paid their credit card bill. This allows MSPs to price their accounts fairly, because nonprofits who process at higher volumes will pay more fees, but only. constant margin, smaller nonprofits are not penalized for processing.

Webinar Recap: Processing Payments for Good

Tech Soup Blog

On February 23, I had the pleasure of facilitating our webinar focusing on credit card processing, Processing Payments for Good. Merchant Services and Credit Card Processing. One option of processing credit cards involves going through a merchant service provider, which, according to Alexia, provides lower rates and fees, more flexibility, and monthly costs. To continue the discussion on credit card processing, visit our community forums.

Improve Your Billing Process

Connection Cafe

Improving your billing process is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure the financial stability of your school. But instructions on how to improve your billing processes are few and far between. The best place to start is by defining the billing process itself. The process starts from the first time you meet a student, whether through an online application or in person. The billing process begins with student registration.

Payment Processing: Debunking the Top Five Myths

Tech Soup Blog

Greg Hammermaster is the president of Sage Payment Solutions , the electronic payment processing division for Sage North America , developer of technology for small and midsized businesses and. of payment processing, both to your donors and for your organization. why it can feel overwhelming to change card processing vendors. Below are five payment processing myths, and why you shouldn’t let them. Direct merchant processing companies are.

4 Reasons Why You Need a Board Recruitment Process

Wild Apricot

Here are 4 reasons to develop a board recruitment process and a new resource that can help. Board volunteer-recruitment

Demystifying Credit Card Processing for Nonprofits: Part I

Tech Soup Blog

Accepting credit cards can often be a confusing process. This is the first blog post in a two-part series designed to provide nonprofits with a general overview of the credit card processing industry, otherwise known as merchant services. On the surface, accepting credit card processing may seem simple, but it's important to pay attention to the details. They are responsible for setting the rates at which these transactions process.

70:20:10: Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process

Gyrus

Aligning Learning Needs with Business Process. Whether it be addressing the blended learning mix we provide, the content we promote directly, or the style in which our learners process information; there are countless decisions that we can make, and the answer that we provide today, may not be what is most effective weeks from now. Learning Management Systems (LMSs) are the foundation of the learning process. Learning Aids or additional learning processes.

This Digital Marketing Process Will Make You Write Better Content

Nonprofits Source

Do you have a digital marketing process in place to manage your content, social, email, and engagement activities? In this article, I’m going to share a strategic marketing process that, when followed, will help you create content your audience will love. Best of all, this 7 step marketing process is easy to learn and will free your time to focus on more value-adding activities. Chapter 4: Marketing Process. The Traditional Strategic Marketing Process.

Identify LMS Reporting Requirements Before Starting the Selection Process

WBT Systems

Identify LMS Reporting Requirements Before Starting the Selection Process. Read more about Identify LMS Reporting Requirements Before Starting the Selection Process

Your Credit Card Processing Questions, Answered!

Tech Soup Blog

During one of our February webinars, Processing Payments for Good , we had a very inquisitive and active audience wanting to understand the finer details about how to get the best, safest, and most effective system for processing credit cards for their organizations. To help answer questions regarding credit card processing in general, and Dharma Merchant Services specifically, Dharma's Alexia Marcous has taken them time to answer them in writing.

Take Charge of Your Editorial Process as Air Traffic Control

NTEN

Whether or not you’ve been able to formalize your organization’s content strategy (perhaps starting with these core elements of content strategy), having someone in your organization in the role of Air Traffic Control gives you a way to effectively manage your editorial process. Lauren Girardin. Marketing and Communications Consultant. LightBox Collaborative. Looking for a way to manage all of the different kinds of content that are coming in to your organization?

Optimizing the Data Collection Process

NTEN

Find out how a change in CRMs and a little help from an outside consultant helped save time and money on managing large amounts of data. NTEN: Thomas, tell us about your work at Shoes That Fit. Julia Smith. Education Manager. read more

Top Ten Reasons to Streamline Your Grant Cycle with Automated Processes

Connection Cafe

Top Ten Reasons to Streamline Your Grant Cycle with Automated Processes. In automated systems, operations are performed with a reduced level of human participation compared with corresponding manual processes. This allows organizations to eliminate redundant tasks and streamline processes for simplicity and efficiency. In the world of grants, business process automation increases productivity by reducing the time required to perform repetitive tasks.

Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes

Beth Kanter

We are so focused on getting things done, checking it off the to do list and the forward momentum that it requires, that we miss an important opportunity to hit the pause button, reflect, and improve process. Unlease Your Organizations Knowledge Sharing Processes – Guest Post by Kelcie Tacchi. The key takeaway here is awareness and communication is key- throughout the entire process.