Planned Giving: An Important Element of Your Fundraising Program

NonProfit PRO

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Amazon Web Services Launches Annual Grant Program for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

AWS), an company, announced the launch of the 2022 IMAGINE Grant Program, a public grant opportunity open to registered 501(c) nonprofit organizations in the U.S. News/Stats/Studies Amazon Web Services AWS AWS IMAGINE Grant Program Grant IMAGINE Grant program


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Launching Your Sponsorship Program 

The Sponsorship Collective

If one of your goals this year is to launch your sponsorship program, now is no time to […]. The post Launching Your Sponsorship Program appeared first on The Sponsorship Collective. By this time in the year, those shiny New Year’s resolutions you made feel like forever ago.

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program


A thriving volunteer program can help maximize your organization’s impact. By evaluating your existing volunteer program and renewing your focus on recruitment and retention, you can build a thriving and sustainable volunteer program that will propel your work forward. Evaluating Your Existing Volunteer Program. Before you attempt to create a program from scratch, evaluate what you have already in place.

Create a Successful Volunteer Program that Inspires Volunteers to Follow Through

Get Fully Funded

The key to a successful volunteer program is follow through. In short, you need a successful volunteer program where volunteers follow through on what they say they are going to do. It’s all about how you structure your volunteer program to attract and retain reliable volunteers.

Is Your Volunteer Program Missing Opportunities?

Volunteer Hub

Your volunteer program should create value for your organization and volunteers at the same time. Creating the most impactful volunteer program is all about fitting to the needs of your organization. The post Is Your Volunteer Program Missing Opportunities? Updated: 3/7/2022.

Using a Mini-Campaign to Jumpstart Your Major Gifts Program

Charity Navigator

It’s high time you started a major gifts program for your organization. Starting a major gift program would allow you to ask those donors to increase their generosity. donors Fundraising major gifts major gifts program

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Can You Have Multiple Monthly Donor Programs?

NonProfit PRO

A colleague of mine recently asked me, “Can you have multiple monthly donor programs?” She and I both work with an organization that has multiple monthly donor programs, with the total revenue making up about 60% of all giving.

Measuring Program Impact: Understanding and showcasing your nonprofit’s data

Charity Navigator

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How to Fix Your Sponsorship Program

The Sponsorship Collective

You should, especially when it comes to your sponsorship program. The post How to Fix Your Sponsorship Program appeared first on The Sponsorship Collective. Are you afraid to ask for feedback?

4 Ways to Measure Volunteer Program Return on Investment (ROI)

Volunteer Hub

Your organization’s volunteer program is an important driver toward mission. Here are 4 ways to measure volunteer program ROI and ensure you are getting the highest amount of value. As your nonprofit grows, so does the need to optimize your volunteer program and effectively measure ROI.

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USA TODAY NETWORK and Gannett Foundation Launch 2022 A Community Thrives Program

NonProfit PRO

NYSE: GCI), and the Gannett Foundation announced the 2022 A Community Thrives program, a $2 million dollar initiative. The program supports community-building initiatives across the country, with a focus on historically under-served individuals and groups. News/Stats/Studies A Community Thrives Program Gannett Co. The USA TODAY NETWORK, part of Gannett Co.,

Small Nonprofits: Get Started With Affiliate Programs

Charity Navigator

One solution is partnering with an affiliate program. For nonprofits, affiliate programs are a method of fundraising that earns your organization additional, unrestricted revenue when your supporters make online purchases through your nonprofit’s partner’s app, link, or browser extension.

Paycheck Protection Program for Nonprofits: Requirements & Benefits

Volunteer Hub

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created by the federal CARES Act to help organizations pay employees and cover other qualifying business expenses. The program provides organizations with a loan that can be forgiven if they meet retention criteria.

Why You Should Start Creating a Mid-Level Donor Program ASAP


Successful mid-level donor programs are all about providing donors with a personal touch while maintaining the analytic discipline that allows you to scale your programming. Once you’ve identified your mid-level donors, it is time to start developing a mid-level donor program. This program will borrow from the strengths of your development team as a whole. Brand your Mid-Level Giving Program.

7 Reasons to Invest in a Volunteer Program

One Cause

The post 7 Reasons to Invest in a Volunteer Program appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post Events virtual fundraising

Blackbaud’s Social Good Startup Program: Accepted!


I’m very excited that DipJar has been selected to participate in Blackbaud’s Social Good Startup program. About Blackbaud’s Social Good Startup Program. The post Blackbaud’s Social Good Startup Program: Accepted! A Note from the CEO.

COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Grant Program

Charity Village

The Public Health Agency of Canada, the Canadian Red Cross announced the Strengthening Community Capacity to Support Mental Health and Wellbeing: COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing Grant Program. This new grant program is intended to assist community organizations working on the frontlines supporting those whose mental health and wellbeing have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. […].

7 Ideas to Future-Proof Your Volunteer Program

Volunteer Hub

The best way to future-proof your volunteer program is by adapting to the needs and expectations of volunteers that provide their time. Creating a strategy and setting goals is one of the best ways that your organization can future-proof your volunteer program.

4 Reasons Diversity and Inclusion are Important for Volunteer Programs

Volunteer Hub

Here are 4 reasons diversity and inclusion (D&I) are important for any volunteer program. Now more than at any other point in history, volunteer programs are becoming increasingly diverse. A volunteer program can be diverse but not inclusive.

Cloud for Good Joins with Pepperdine University To Create Apprenticeship Program for Salesforce

Cloud 4 Good

ASHEVILLE, NC– November 05, 2021 – Cloud for Good today announced a new partnership with Pepperdine University as part of their Talent for Good apprenticeship program. This new program responds directly to the urgent need for ready-to-hire Salesforce talent.

3 Ways to Spotlight Your Monthly Giving Program on #GivingTuesday

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A monthly giving program is the most effective and effortless way to retain #GivingTuesday donor support beyond the 24-hour social media buzz. On average, nonprofits who launch a monthly giving program boost their donor retention rate by up to 90%, so it’s important to spotlight your monthly giving program on social media, emails, and your donation form itself for Giving Tuesday. . Don’t Have A Monthly Giving Program? .

TechSoup Connect: Your New Community Events Program


TechSoup is retiring the NetSquared program, best known as our global network of in-person #Tech4Good meetups. But we aren't abandoning community — TechSoup will continue to serve our members with grassroots-led workshops through the new TechSoup Connect program.

Important Changes to the Microsoft Donation Program


We're sharing important news regarding planned changes to the Microsoft program on TechSoup that may influence your organization's IT budgeting and planning.

3 Easy Ways To Make Your Nonprofit's Email Program Stand Out Today [With Free Templates]


For most nonprofits, email is the backbone of their digital fundraising program. Here are three things you can do today to make your email program more personal, engaging, and persuasive, to increase long-term donor retention and fundraising. It’s certainly not talked about as much as the previously mentioned emails, but the way you talk to disengaged members of your email list is an often overlooked, but extremely important part of managing an email program.

7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

But, wait – before you go recruiting your most outspoken supporters to shout about you in their Instagram stories, make sure you know these 7 keys to an effective social media ambassador program: . 7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program. I especially love how the library messages the program as one about the volunteers, not the organization. Here’s a list of 13 programs you may find useful.

Understanding Your Options Following the Microsoft Program Changes


In April 2022, Microsoft took a major step in the direction of its cloud-first model for nonprofits , an effort to align Microsoft philanthropy efforts with the security and operational capabilities of cloud computing. Most donated, on-premises licenses were moved into discounted offers.

Three Components of a Winning Sponsorship Program 

The Sponsorship Collective

If I told you that the best sponsorship programs came down to only three components, you probably wouldn’t believe me, right? I’m sure you’d tell me there are at least six or seven must-have components to your sponsorship program, or maybe 10 or 12.

The Problem With Giving Societies and Membership Programs

NonProfit PRO

The good part about an annual society or membership fee is that it is repeated, so there is donor and value retention. The bad part about it is that the donor is not asked to increase giving or give again in the same year.

The Environmental Impact of TechSoup's Refurbished Hardware Program


TechSoup's Refurbished Hardware Program has been going strong since 2006. Note: This post has been updated for 2022. Over that time, we've distributed over 160,000 refurbished devices, including desktop computers, laptops, LCD monitors, printers, smartphones, and tablets.

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. Ranging from wildlife conservation to refugee relief, tribute gifts make excellent holiday gifts for friends, family, and work colleagues. If you prefer to give traditional gifts, you can also shop for good at 30 online stores that benefit nonprofits (coming 11/5).

How a Planned Giving Program Can Increase Fundraising Now

NonProfit PRO

Most nonprofit leaders are reluctant to start a planned giving program because they don’t see the immediate value. The thinking is, “Why should I create a program that won’t benefit the organization for another 10 to 15 years?”

Grow member engagement?with your learning program

Nimble AMS

Your continuing education program is one of your association’s key value propositions. Now is the time to double down on your learning program and increase member engagement. Four ways to grow member engagement with your learning program.

Harnessing the Power of Evaluation for Effective Programming

NonProfit PRO

When a nonprofit is able to invest in proper program evaluation, the returns can be major: stronger processes, improved performance and a supercharged impact.

How 7 Nonprofit Organisations Amplify Their Program Impact

Saleforce Nonprofit

The new e-book Amplify Program Impact: 7 Trailblazer Strategies for Success with Salesforce shares the challenges and solutions facing many organisations looking to deliver best-in-class programs and services and what this means from a technology perspective.

NCARB Uses Data & Predictive Analytics to Improve Member Programs

Association Analytics

The post NCARB Uses Data & Predictive Analytics to Improve Member Programs appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Learning Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

NCARB Uses Data & Predictive Analytics to Improve Member Programs

Association Analytics

The post NCARB Uses Data & Predictive Analytics to Improve Member Programs appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Executive Learning Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

Pursuant Announces Inaugural Forty Over Forty Award Program

NonProfit PRO

Pursuant has launched a new award program, the Pursuant 40 Over 40 Award, designed to celebrate the longevity of impact by honoring those who consistently set a high bar for excellence in the nonprofit sector.

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Is Your Volunteer Program Prepared for Post-COVID?

Volunteer Hub

Is your volunteer program prepared? If your nonprofit is like many others, navigating the COVID-19 pandemic and adjusting your volunteer program has been challenging. Where should your volunteer program go from here? The post Is Your Volunteer Program Prepared for Post-COVID?

Nonprofit Monthly Giving Programs Don’t Market Themselves


For some time now I’ve recommended that organizations rev up their nonprofit monthly giving programs. Nonprofit monthly giving programs are hands-down the best way I know to retain and upgrade supporters. Why is your own monthly giving program languishing? .

Webinar: Creating a Legacy Giving Program in 5 Simple Steps


Legacy giving programs can feel overwhelming, but when you know the step-by-step process of how to create one from scratch or grow the one you have, it’s easier than you think. You’ll leave with action items to work on immediately to jumpstart your program.

How to Build Your Nonprofit’s Major Gifts Fundraising Program


If your growing nonprofit has never had an official major gifts program or your existing major giving strategy needs a refresh, now is the perfect time to launch or expand your program. The post How to Build Your Nonprofit’s Major Gifts Fundraising Program first appeared on npENGAGE.

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3 Tips to Start A Donor Acquisition Program


So you want to start up (or restart) a donor acquisition program. The reality is, whether you are trying to grow a new file or stop attrition on your existing file, there’s no better way to obtain and keep new donors than with a well-executed donor acquisition program.