How to Build a Grateful Patient Program to Drive Lifetime Donors

Connection Cafe

These types of constituent programs are formed at the intersection of clinical and philanthropic experiences and should involve hospital executives and foundation leadership. Refinement as program evolves. Once established, regularly evaluating your grateful patient program is crucial.

When Fundraising Programs Stop Running Like Clockwork

Connection Cafe

The intricacy of the clock movement is much like our fundraising programs. And sometimes, the only option is to take them apart, figure out what’s broken or just worn out, fix it and then put the program back together again. Have you ever taken apart a mechanical clock? (Or

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How Corporate Volunteering Programs Benefit Everyone

Connection Cafe

In addition to attractive employee perks, building transformative employee volunteer and giving programs and embedding them within the organizational culture is key to promoting happy employees who stay with their companies. Be sure the program has impact. Programs need to be inclusive.

Building Loyalty Through a Different Kind of Membership Program

Connection Cafe

Many membership programs reward their loyal members with things like free admission, gift shop discounts, and invitations to special events, but what if you let your members choose which benefits they want? Nonprofit Marketing Arts & Cultural loyalty programs Membership rewards programs

Predictive Modeling vs. Wealth Screening: Effective Segmentation Programs Require a Healthy Mix

Connection Cafe

The most successful and fully developed prospecting and segmentation programs require a healthy mix of multiple techniques. Applications include major giving, annual fund, direct mail, planned giving or even niche/sector specific programs like athletic fundraising or grateful patient programs.

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Get Smart(er) About Your P2P Recognition Program

Connection Cafe

The Turnkey study examined 93 programs from 33 organizations between 2012 and 2015. Programs were excluded if only one level of recognition was offered, where recognition was given regardless of whether it was desired, or for which non-product based experiential rewards were offered.

How Can You Grow Your Sustained Giving Program?

Connection Cafe

In fact, despite careful planning , your sustainer program may eventually hit a plateau—making it seem nearly impossible to raise more money or acquire more donors. If prospective constituents can’t find it, they can’t join your sustained giving program. If you build it, they will come.

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How Finance Can Partner with Program for Audit Success

Connection Cafe

And we may not have fully tapped into the potential for our partners in Program to lift the monkey off our backs; after all, they’re on the front-end of most transactions. Partner with Program. Together, we can ensure that resources are available to meet and exceed program goals.

Measuring the Impact of Your Nonprofit Program

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A few months ago, I facilitated a mini-innovation lab on measuring impact for grantees of the Google Nonprofit program at the Impact Hub. Many times, nonprofits, especially smaller ones, do not have the resources to hire outside consultants to measure the impact of their programs.

Five Reasons Why Every Nonprofit Needs a Sustained Giving Program

Connection Cafe

Unlike installment giving, this financial commitment is ongoing and not typically designated for a particular program or organizational goal. Donors enrolled in a monthly giving program are retained 70 to 80 percent of the time. Sustained giving. Recurring giving. Monthly giving.

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5 Things To Stop Doing If You Want A Successful Employee Engagement Program

Connection Cafe

Therefore, when I looked at 2017, I decided to take a similar tact when laying out my tips for building and revamping corporate giving and engagement programs. It is important to take a step back and look more holistically at your overall program.

Maximizing Your Membership Program: Tips from the Experts

Connection Cafe

As I sat in a session, Membership from Here to There and Everywhere In Between, I had a realization: No one is better at managing membership programs than children’s museums. I had the opportunity to attend the Association of Children’s Museums annual conference: InterActivity 2016.

Ask These Questions Before Changing Your P2P Program in 2016

Connection Cafe

If you are truly looking for 15% growth on a program that is flat (or declining), in an economy that doesn’t seem to realize it has turned around, in a charity space that is more competitive than ever, you’ve got to be ready to turn over every single stone in a sustained, coordinated effort.”.

Box.org Announces Nonprofit Program

SocialFish

…meaning the cloud storage company is giving away 10 starter licenses for free to all eligible nonprofits (so if you’re very small staff in particular, this means you).

Why And How to Manage Your Volunteer Program Professionally

Connection Cafe

So let’s take it step by step and look at why and how to manage your volunteer program professionally: 1. Delegation is one of the most important aspects in managing organizations or programs. Give those with responsibility for implementing a program a voice in the decision-making.

20 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 20 holiday gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping.

5 Ways To Incorporate Mobile Tech Into Your Volunteer Program

TechImpact

The post 5 Ways To Incorporate Mobile Tech Into Your Volunteer Program appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Image courtesy of The Cause Project. Today’s volunteers are tech-savvy, and very busy.

Building Your Grantseeking Program: Setting Measurable Objectives

Tech Soup Blog

It's that establishing realistic objectives for your grants program is always a bit of a guessing game. For now, here are some highlights from the Spring 2017 State of Grantseeking™ Report that may help you establish measurable objectives for your own grantseeking program.

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Twitter for Nonprofits Program

SocialFish

Twitter has recently announced their Twitter for Nonprofits Program. This program is booked solid with a 6-month waiting list right now, so organizations must apply early. As always, some conditions apply to each program.

10 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As a follow-up to 25 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofit s , below are 10 holiday gift programs that benefit nonprofits. These gift programs are ideal for socially and environmentally conscious holiday shoppers that would prefer their holiday spending directly empower nonprofits.

Program Sustainability is Not Just About Funding

NonProfit Hub

Then one day I had the opportunity to research what factors are actually associated with greater program sustainability, and my world changed. Why Should We Care About Program Sustainability? 1] Compare the two programs below.

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Five Nonprofits Maximizing YouTube’s Nonprofit Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launched in 2007, YouTube’s Nonprofit Program has gone through multiple changes over the last six years. Initially the program was only offered to qualified U.S.

19 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These gift programs are ideal for socially and environmentally conscious holiday shoppers that would prefer their spending directly empower nonprofits. Assured to make an impact, the gift programs listed below are meaningful gifts for family and friends of any age.

Five Nonprofits Maximizing YouTube’s Nonprofit Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launched in 2007, YouTube’s Nonprofit Program has gone through multiple changes over the last six years. Initially the program was only offered to qualified U.S.

How to Start A Grateful Patient Program at Your Healthcare Organization

Connection Cafe

Increasingly, organizations of all types and sizes are seeing success with setting up Grateful Patient Fundraising Programs. The main goal of these programs is to raise awareness of your institution and communicate the heartfelt stories of your patients.

A Community-Driven Approach to Program Design

Museum 2.0

How do you develop programs that are responsive to your community in a meaningful way? At the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH), we've started experimenting with a "community first" approach to program development. Six goals for MAH community programs.

Is Your Recurring Donation Program Working for Your Donors?

John Haydon

Recently, nonprofits have had success improving donor retention through a recurring donation program. The benefits of recurring donation programs Recurring donation programs are a win-win for both nonprofits and donors.

The #1 Reason You Need a Recurring Giving Program and 3 Expert Examples

NetWits

The #1 Reason to Start a Recurring Giving Program. What’s the #1 Reason you need a recurring giving program, you ask? Which leads me to the number one reason you need a recurring giving program. 10 Benefits of a Recurring Giving Program.

10 Holiday Tribute Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 10 holiday tribute gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping.

An Eleven Step Program to Cure Shiny Object Syndrome

Robert Weiner

NTEN just published of mine called " An Eleven Step Program to Cure Shiny Object Syndrome " (technically, they reprinted an article that AFP will publish this summer). My co-conspirators were Dahna Goldstein , Marc Baizman , and Tracy Kronzak. The four of us, plus Vered Meir , will be leading a workshop on the topic of shiny object avoidance at NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference in March. Best Practices IT Management Nonprofit Management Nonprofit Technology NTEN

Corporate Giving Programs – The Basics

Wild Apricot Blog

Are you new to corporate giving programs? In this guest post, Adam Weinger outlines the most common types of corporate giving programs; explains how they work and how valuable they can be for your non-profit. Fundraising

Strategies for Program Evaluation in the 21st Century

NTEN

Does your organization know if your programs are working? This article highlights a technology-based program evaluation strategy, using research from Idealware’s new report, Understanding Software for Program Evaluation. Kyle Henri Andrei. Research Analyst. Idealware.

Online Fundraising and 3 Reasons to Start a Recurring Gift Program

NetWits

One of the ways nonprofit organizations are meeting this demand is by placing some of their focus on building successful online fundraising programs. Because donors are giving monthly, the revenue stream from your recurring gift program is very predictable.

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The Crux – Aligning Fundraising and Programming

Connection Cafe

The reality is: Good programs need good fundraising, and good fundraising needs good programs. Your nonprofit cannot operate programs at their maximum effectiveness without adequate funding. But if your organization’s programs aren’t optimized for fundraising, you’ll struggle to raise the funds to keep them operational, let alone to increase their success. Get to know your program staff. Visit a program site or a project.

Why Your Membership Program Isn’t Resonating with Millennials (And What You Can Do About It)

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Donor recognition (such as name listed in your program or on a donor recognition wall). Did your donation dollars allow schools to bring students to your educational programming for free last year?

How An Informal Nonprofit Employee Champion Program Can Benefit A One-Person Communications Dept.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He created an informal employee champion program. He launched the informal employee champions program with a fellow interning at his agency. ” Have you stopped one-person social media shop for your nonprofit organization by implementing an employee champion program?

Seven Steps to Ensuring a Successful Sustained Giving Program

Connection Cafe

But, there’s a big difference between understanding its importance and actually creating a successful recurring giving program. However, you and your staff must commit to investing the time and talent needed to develop the program. You know that sustained giving is important.

How To Plan a Successful Hybrid Program

SocialFish

What are the initial steps to planning a successful program? Hybrid events are changing. They began as an alternative way to connect a remote audience to a live, in-person event.

11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Inspired Gifts is an innovative program that gives you the opportunity to purchase actual lifesaving items that will be shipped to one of over 190 countries where UNICEF serves. November 27, 2012 is the first ever #GivingTuesday.

NTEN Is Hiring an Educational Program Manager

NTEN

NTEN Programs are growing and so is the Program Team to support it. So, I'm thrilled to announce a job opening for NTEN’s Educational Program Manager. The new Educational Program Manager will work directly to serve the NTEN community by harnessing adult learning theory and educational curriculum development to provide the training and resources you need to use technology to further your organization's mission and good work. > job nptech nten program