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5 Takeaways from the Latest Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report

NonProfit PRO

From the state of individual giving, donor retention and the struggle to win over one-time donors, here are the biggest takeaways from the recent “Quarterly Fundraising Report" by the Fundraising Effectiveness Project.

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Announcing the 2021 Open Data Project!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Open Data Project seeks to gain a better understanding of how NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. The survey and the project are available in English, French, and Spanish. Why the Open Data Project?

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Authentique Agency Launches ‘Project 1800,’ to Help Local NonProfits with Marketing Services

NonProfit PRO

Authentique Agency announced the launch of its newest initiative, "Project 1800," an inaugural program developed to support the community by offering 1,800 pro bono hours annually to deserving U.S. Agencies & Consultant News/Stats/Studies Authentique Agency Marketing Project 1800

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Fluxx Adopts the Impact Genome Project’s Universal Impact Registry

NonProfit PRO

The Impact Genome Project announced Fluxx will integrate with the Impact Genome's universal nonprofit impact registry. Foundations Grants News/Stats/Studies fluxx grant platforms The Impact Genome Project Universal impact registry

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

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Donor Participation Project to Host First Conference 

NonProfit PRO

During the heart of the pandemic, Louis Diez founded the Donor Participation Project, an online meetup for fundraisers to learn from one another. The project will launch its first conference this month. .

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Lowe’s Invites Communities to Nominate Projects for ‘Lowe’s Hometowns’ Program

NonProfit PRO

20, communities are invited to nominate projects for the opportunity to receive a Lowe's Hometowns grant. As part of its goal to make homes better for all, Lowe's is accepting nominations for the second year of Lowe's Hometowns, a five-year, $100 million impact program. Now through Feb.

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Evaluating Nonprofit Software: A Guided Workbook for Your Project

NonProfit PRO

Is your nonprofit considering investing in a new software solution? While a thoughtful evaluation process takes time, it pays dividends when making a technology decision.

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3 Ways to Automate Project Management Workflows with Asana

TechSoup

Project management can be a complex and time-consuming task for many nonprofits. It's an essential part of keeping all of your work on track, but it can sometimes feel like the admin involved in managing your projects takes up more time and energy than the projects themselves.

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Evaluating Nonprofit Software: A Guided Workbook for Your Project

NonProfit PRO

Use this workbook and the included resources to guide your planning, evaluation, and decision-making activities as you explore the best solution for your nonprofit. Software/Technology

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How Atlanta Mission Uses Projects and Forms in Asana

TechSoup

Project Management OperationsOne of the best things you can do to increase productivity and save time at your nonprofit is invest in a work management tool.

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3 Reasons Every Nonprofit Tech Project Should Begin with a Discovery

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A tech “discovery” is the initial, independent phase of a technology project where key analysis, design and planning are performed BEFORE a buy or build decision is made. A separate discovery that provides a clear “go/no-go” decision point can also surface a project that should NOT be done.

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Evaluating Nonprofit Software: A Guided Workbook for Your Project

NonProfit PRO

Is your nonprofit considering investing in a new software solution? While a thoughtful evaluation process takes time, it pays dividends when making a technology decision.

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New Book: Harvard Business Review Project Management Handbook

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Newest in the series is the HBR Project Management Handbook. Nieto-Rodriguez defines projects as : Limited in time; they have a start and an end. If you are a project manager , “This book will help you better understand project fundamentals.

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Eventbrite Launches The Social Connection Project to Combat Major Social Issue

NonProfit PRO

Eventbrite, a global self-service ticketing, marketing, and technology experience platform, unveiled The Social Connection Project, a multi-year initiative with the goal of increasing social connection – and decreasing social isolation – by transforming how we connect at live events.

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Why Nonprofits Need to Make Project Management a Priority

Media Cause

Project management establishes a roadmap and timeline to get to its destination, and great project managers consider the journey it takes to get there. Project managers utilize a set of tools and processes that help identify resources and their efficacy.

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4 Grant Writing Tips for Your Nonprofit's Technology Project

TechSoup

Today, more and more nonprofits seek funding to invest in technology-driven projects. Although many traditional grant writing skills apply, there are distinct differences in how to approach technology-centric grant applications. Grant Writing

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Three Most Common Traps In Project Management

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Susanne Madsen’s book, The Power Of Project Leadership , she recommends that you do not fall prey to these three most common traps in project management: Managing tasks, events and processes at the expense of leading people.

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Project Management: Benefits + What Nonprofits Need to Know

Charity Navigator

Project management is a set of tasks that lead to an objective that will move your mission forward. gantt chart kanban nonprofit courses nonprofit management software project management techsoup

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Smartsheet: Frustrated with online project management no longer

Judi Sohn

Over 3 years ago, I wrote a blog post about my quest to find decent project management software for Fight Colorectal Cancer. Right around the time I started at KELL Partners last year, I helped our team implement Smartsheet as our main tool for keeping track of timelines, requirements and deliverables with clients and internal projects. In addition to spreadsheets, there’s quite a bit of Microsoft Project thrown in (it can even import Project files).

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Call for proposals for community projects to support seniors

Charity Village

The Government of Canada has launched a call for proposals for community-based projects through the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). The post Call for proposals for community projects to support seniors appeared first on CharityVillage.

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Senior Project Manager/Business Analyst in the USA or Canada

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good is seeking experienced technology professionals to lead Salesforce implementation projects with nonprofit organizations or higher education institutions. To be successful on client projects, Senior Project Managers will have strong Salesforce implementation knowledge across a variety of Clouds and/or functionalities, as well as one or more demonstrated areas of expertise.

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WeAreMedia Project

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology WeAreMedia Project August 13, 2008 Yet another great NTEN project is happening, spearheaded by Beth Kanter, to develop a Social Media toolkit for Nonprofits. The project took a short break to catch its collective breath, and Beth has some thoughts and ideas that came out of that conference call.

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New Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report Shows An Increase In Dollars Raised Despite A Decrease In Donors

Bloomerang

Disclosure: Bloomerang is one of several software providers that helped the Fundraising Effectiveness Project collect the data analyzed in the report we discuss in this post. .

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Win Approval for Your Next Tech Project: A Guide

The Modern Nonprofit

Now that you’ve identified what the project goals are, pick measurable outcomes to determine what metrics you’ll use to track those goals. Embarking on a new tech project is like building a house. And at the end of the project, don’t forget to follow up and report back.

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Nonprofit Project Management | A Complete Guide and Best Tools

Donorbox

Nonprofits require people to work together on different projects. These projects can range from events and campaigns to prospect research to moves management to marketing to beneficiary programs.

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Short survey on project management implementation in social enterprises

Charity Village

Buy Social Canada, in partnership with researchers from Memorial University, Athabasca University, and the University of Victoria, has launched a study to examine the project management capabilities of managers in social enterprises and how such capabilities may contribute to project success. The study has been funded by the Project Management Institute and is led by Dr. Jennifer Jewer […].

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Our EveryAction Hero: Reproductive Health Access Project

EveryAction

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. How did the Reproductive Health Access Project start? Reproductive Health Access Project occupies a unique space, right in the middle of reproductive rights and primary health care.

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Senior Salesforce Consultant – Project Manager in the US or Canada

Cloud 4 Good

Cloud for Good is seeking experienced technology professionals to lead Salesforce.com implementation projects with nonprofit organizations or higher education institutions. To be successful on client projects, Senior Project Managers will have strong Salesforce configuration knowledge across a variety of Clouds and/or functionalities, as well as one or more demonstrated areas of expertise.

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Autism After 21 Utah Project: Lessons from a first-time fundraiser

Candid

I had recently joined Madison House Autism Foundation as the Director of the Autism After 21 Utah Project (AA21 Utah). For the next phase of the AA21 Utah project, our research will serve as a launchpad for local community work throughout the state.

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The SISSIP Network Project Announces Seed Grants for promoting intercultural inclusion and engagement

Charity Village

This is the second Call for Seed Grants under the SISSIP Network Project. The post The SISSIP Network Project Announces Seed Grants for promoting intercultural inclusion and engagement appeared first on CharityVillage. The Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership (SISSIP) Network announced a Call for Proposals for four Seed Grants in Surrey. Organizations that have applied previously applied and/or have successfully received funding can re-apply.

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Salesforce.org Partners with The Atlantic on the Inheritance Project

Saleforce Nonprofit

With that in mind, we’re thrilled to announce that Salesforce.org is the technology partner for “ Inheritance ,” a critical reporting project by The Atlantic that aims to gather, examine, and share stories of the African Diaspora and the Black American experience at scale.

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Three Most Common Traps In Project Management

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In Susanne Madsen’s book, The Power Of Project Leadership , she recommends that you do not fall prey to these three most common traps in project management: Managing tasks, events and processes at the expense of leading people.

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Assembling the Right Team for an E-Learning Project

sgEngage

Assembling the right team for your project is one of the best ways to set your course up for success. . Project start-up. Admittedly, just like you can’t choose your family, you can’t cherry-pick which stakeholders have a say in whether your e-learning project moves forward.

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Project Management for Nonprofits: How It Can Help + 16 Software Tools to Consider

Wild Apricot

Your nonprofit organization has an important mission to accomplish and with that comes a never-ending list of initiatives to implement, events to organize, campaigns to execute, and relationships to maintain. The success of your organization depends. organizational-management

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Building the Business Case and Proving the ROI of Your Extensibility Project

sgEngage

If your nonprofit is considering a custom automation, but you assume such a project requires either a massive budget or coding expertise (or both), you will be pleasantly surprised to discover that new low-code/no-code solutions exist now to enable “citizen developers” (you and me!)

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Professional Options for the Right Project Management

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

And on the other hand, only by analyzing and documenting the overall design of the project can a discussion with management that has a probability of success be established. This will be the starting point for all subsequent negotiations with the project stakeholders and the key to success.

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3 Tips For Making Your Next IT Project Successful

TechImpact

Deciding to undertake a technology innovation or update project is a big task for nonprofits, but are attainable according to an article on npEngage , with these simple tips: Executive vision and involvement. Let’s face it, if the staff at a nonprofit do not have support and guidance from their executive leaders, the project will lack decisive direction and adoption. Of course, with any project comes some risk–the ‘what ifs.’

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An update on my quest for project management bliss

Judi Sohn

Over a year ago, I wrote a post expressing my frustration in evaluating project management apps for my organization. Project templates. The ability share project views with non-users. We shared project timelines with our creative consultants who struggled with the finicky plug-in even more than staff did. I can’t stand the fact that I can’t make a template from a completed project. Tagged: Basecamp , DreamTeam , Project Management , Salesforce.

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Your First Web Build Project: 5 Steps for Success

DNL OmniMedia

However, it’s not worth it to rush the project, especially if you fail to set a strong foundation and have to rebuild your site from scratch a few years down the line. Why Work With A Development Agency to Complete Your Web Design Project.

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