Tracking Long-Term Donor Value: The Report You Shouldn't Miss in 2019

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

In a 2016 study conducted by EveryAction and Nonprofit Hub , nearly half of nonprofit professionals reported that they do not consistently utilize data as part of their decision-making process. Then read about one of our highlighted reports below! Long Term Donor Value Report.

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Even More Benefits to Tracking Outcomes

Connection Cafe

And our resident outcomes expert Michelle DiSabato has helped us understand the benefits of outcomes measurement, tracking and reporting and the role outcomes play in driving collaboration between funders and grantees.

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39 Social Media Stats from the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Now its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report has over 1,000 useful statistics for NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. Please share articles and blog posts with your analysis of the data in the report using #NGOtech19 on social media.

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8 Annual Reports We Love

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Annual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it? Pathfinder International’s annual report combines colorful graphic design, individual stories, and gorgeous portraits. The Brookings Institution Annual Report is comprehensive.

The Impact Your Accounting System Has On Grant Tracking

Connection Cafe

I typically find that these organizations have to prepare different reports for each grant-giving body, and for those receiving funding from multiple entities, tracking and reporting on grants becomes a full-time job. Effectively Track Grant Activity. Customize Reports.

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How to Prepare Your Back Office for Successful Grant Tracking

Connection Cafe

Reporting Challenges. One fundamental challenge often faced when accepting a reimbursable grant is that granted organizations typically agree to provide the grantor with specific reporting. Budgeting and Reporting Tools. This is a guest post from Carey Carleson.

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How Will Tracking Outcomes Help Your Organization’s Story?

Connection Cafe

This information was included in annual reports, presented at Board Meetings, shared with employees or even at monthly departmental meetings. Back in my days as a Corporate Funder, I was routinely asked to provide giving details for our organization.

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The 2013 Charitable Giving Report

Connection Cafe

The 2013 Charitable Giving Report includes 24 months of overall giving data from 4,129 nonprofit organizations representing more than $12.5 The report also includes online giving data from 3,359 nonprofits representing $1.7

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Identify, Track, and Analyze Gifts with New Grants Management on EveryAction

EveryAction

Organizations need a structured and effective way of following their grants throughout the grant's lifecycle so they can easily manage this very important revenue stream and track these funds in the same place as major gifts and other sources of revenue. Grants Management on EveryAction establishes a clean process for users to identify and research prospective funders, track deadlines and documents throughout the grant lifecycle, and analyze for performance and improvements.

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Leverage Your Supporters' Influence and Follow Engagement with Social Share Tracking

EveryAction

Online Actions now allows you to track referrers who share your forms, both if they click the share asks, and also if those shares generate any new submissions. When publishing a form, on the confirmation page step, enable the social share tools and referrer tracking. s also easy to view and run reports of these interactions: Have a question about how to use these new features?

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5 Web Reports Every Nonprofit Should Know

NetWits

fact that I can often be found laying in bed at 6am and digging through client web reports. No wonder than, I am commonly asked; “What are the top web analytics reports and tools every nonprofit should know?&#. Source Report. Keyword Report.

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Four Untrue Myths of Association Innovation that Stop Us in Our Tracks

SocialFish

They should not be stopping us in our tracks. Any one of these myths can stop an association in its tracks or at least slow down the process to becoming a more innovative association. Myths are stories that are intended to teach us.

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The Data Every Nonprofit Should be Tracking

NonProfit Hub

A common reason nonprofits listed for not collecting data was the time commitment that tracking and interpreting it takes. Here are some common types of data that nonprofits said they were tracking: Donor and Volunteer Management. Start by getting demographic information from your donors and volunteers, use software to track how user-friendly your website is, or keep data on the performance of marketing campaigns. Data can be a daunting thing. IBM says that 2.5

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May the Source Be with You: The Importance of Multichannel Reporting at End-of-Year

Connection Cafe

Wouldn’t it be a shame to have inadequate reporting and analysis to actually find out how your medium-spanning strategy performed? You will want to know where all of your end-of-year actions and gifts are sourced from, so keep reporting and tracking top of mind as you begin implementing your plan with these pointers: Google Analytics Audit. As always, the best way to ensure correct tracking is to test it. Remember, we want to be able to report across channels.

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Why Successful Nonprofits Track Employee Time

Tech Soup Blog

That's where time tracking comes into play. Rather than simply tracking time for compliance or "because someone told you to," successful nonprofits take advantage of the incredible data created by tracking employee time. Reporting to Funders and Grantors.

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2015 Content Marketing Report Benchmarks

TechImpact

Here are a few of the most eye-popping statistics from the 2015 Nonprofit Content Marketing Report. The initiatives that nonprofit marketers report working on most are: becoming better storytellers (66%), creating visual content (63%), and creating more engaging/higher-quality content (62%).

Take Control of Your Data: 3 Must-Have Reporting Tools Every Nonprofit Should Have

Everyaction

If you’re a nonprofit professional you know what it’s like to drown in excel spreadsheets tracking your supporters, donations, major gifts prospects, and almost anything else. From your board members requesting the latest donor stats to your digital director asking for email conversion rates, tracking your data can be hard. Here are some key tools your nonprofit should have to meet your reporting needs: Customizable reports that allow you to get roll up data and detailed data.

Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report | NTEN

AFP Blog

Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report | NTEN : "The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) conducts an annual Community Survey to find out more about the individuals and organizations in the NTEN community: we want to find out how these individuals and organizations use technology in their work, gauge the impact of NTEN programs and services on their professional development and their organization’s missions, and track trends in the nonprofit technology community over time

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Donor Tracking vs. Business Intelligence

Robert Weiner

It discusses what Laura Quinn calls the "movement from merely tracking data to an emphasis on using it strategically to make business decisions." The article is also included in a special report on business intelligence and a vendor list that, unfortunately, says little about how vendors are addressing this area. The Nonprofit Times recently published an article called Is It Donor Management Software Or Business Intelligence.

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Content Metrics You Should Track

Frogloop

Be sure and also take a look at the Social Analytics report in Google Analytics. Every nonprofit knows that good content is king. If you think your website is filled with outdated and boring content, you may be questioning how well you are engaging your activists and donors. Heck, even if you think you have awesome content, you are probably asking yourself the same the question.

3 Nonprofit Success Metrics That Your Organization Needs to Be Tracking

NonProfit Hub

People track performances differently. A saleswoman tracks products sold. You might even judge your pledge fulfillment track record. Use these performance indicators to build out progress reports, and then make your progress reports part of your organization’s routine.

5 Analytic Tools to Track Your Organization's Metrics

Frogloop

If your organization is struggling to find the right analytic tools to track your website traffic, social media presence, and how your reports, campaigns, or infographics perform across the web, check out this list of 5 helpful analytic tools. Google Analytics Report with Visually.

Dreamforce day 1 report

Judi Sohn

Looking forward to tomorrow and Friday once the nonprofit track sessions begin. Right now, I’m more excited about the new reporting interface. I could be watching a Black Crowes concert right now at the Moscone Center.

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Tracking Volunteer Data

Idealware

"Times New Roman","serif";mso-fareast-font-family:Arial;color:black">Volunteer-based organizations have to keep track of a lot of data—for example, contact info, schedules, time sheets and job sites—and the right software can help, freeing time for managing volunteers. If you’re happy with the way you’re handling other constituents, but can’t get the efficiency you need in tracking volunteers in the same system, then it’s time to start considering standalone solutions.

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Ridiculously easy YTD comparison reports in Salesforce

Judi Sohn

The problem: Salesforce reporting is great when you want to look at the whole of a period of time. We have our go-to report that gives us a picture of all income in a nice matrix separated by fiscal year over a 3 year period. Every organization tracks different types of income.

Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!" But how should nonprofits track their social media?

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5 Key Takeaways from the Millennial Impact Report — Wave 2

NonProfit Hub

Achieve and The Case Foundation just released their 2016 Millennial Impact Report, which focuses on millennial behavior and attitudes toward social good and cause engagement. For an up-close-and-personal look at their findings, check out the report.

12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

Everyaction

The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs. It’s clear to us from this year’s report, that digital engagement has taken some important leaps forward for nonprofits of all shapes and sizes. Having shared and discussed this year’s Benchmarks Report with many of our partners, here’s twelve key trends that have resonated strongly within the EveryAction community.

2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report

Tech Soup Blog

That's one of the questions we set out to answer as part of the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. The results are clear: Nonprofits report that their communications effectiveness is closely tied to the adoption and use of marketing technologies.

10 Breakthrough Planned Giving Insights from Chronicle of Philanthropy’s Latest Report

Everyaction

In the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s recent report, 9 Trillion And Counting: How Charities Can Tap Into the Transfer of Wealth , researchers undertake a qualitative and quantitative study of the state of nonprofit planned giving programs.

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Community Management Continues to Mature [REPORT]

SocialFish

The Community Roundtable’s essential 2012 State of Community Management Report is out. This report is a must read every year. DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT HERE. Run, do not walk, to go download it. It’s free.

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Research Friday: Tracking trends in nonprofit benefit practices

ASU Lodestar Center

As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit scholar or practitioner to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. A lot has changed in the nonprofit world in the eleven years since our first report.

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New on SSIR: Data for Promotion, Engagement, and Reporting

Amy Sample Ward

You are cordially invited to start tracking, measuring, evaluating, and sharing! Data for Reporting. My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review is now published. You can read the post and join the conversation on the SSIR Opinion blog , or read the full post below.

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The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For those of you who have read Social Media for Social Good and have taken my webinar on how to launch a social and mobile media strategy for your nonprofi t, you know that the core of the strategy that I advocate for is tracking and proving your success.

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Track Your Advocacy Phone Calls – Straight From Convio

Mobile Commons

As of today, Convio clients can track which of their members are making advocacy calls, where they are being routed, and how long they are on the phone for – directly from within their Convio accounts.*. According to Michelle Shefter, Convio Product Manager: Historically, organizations have reported as few as 1 in 5 calls being properly recorded from constituents who manually dialed elected officials for a given advocacy campaign, and accuracy varied widely.

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Tools Galore: How To Track What Content Resonates With Your Audiences

Frogloop

Perhaps you have a hunch, but the only surefire way to know this info is to develop a tracking and measurement plan. It also produces reports that you can share with colleagues. Spout Social: This tool has easy to read social media reports.

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Can Data Bring Foundations and Nonprofits Closer?

Connection Cafe

Without question, our ability to track and measure outcomes and the impact of social good initiatives has expanded considerably over the past several years. Foundations Outcomes + Impact Analytics big data data for nonprofits Foundations Management grant tracking Outcomes Measurement

Taking Annual Reports Digital – Redesigning Good - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

AFP Blog

Taking Annual Reports Digital – Redesigning Good - Blogs - The Chronicle of Philanthropy : "Digital annual reports have many advantages over print versions: They can be cheaper to produce, and they allow charities to use video, interactive features, and dynamic data visualization. Using digital technology, charities can track how many people actually open the reports and what pages are most popular.

Five Google Analytics Stats You Should Be Tracking

John Haydon

The Audience report in Google Analytics will show you how many visits your website is receiving within a specific time period. This report will tell you how well your social media, SEO, and other marketing strategies are working.

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Pull detailed, customizable reports. Custom reports offer a real-time picture of your supporters across all channels. Choose your data points, and use Report Builder to easily arrange and interpret your data. #6. Plan, track, and analyze the process of cultivating major donors.

The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

According to the 2 018 Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report , the average donor retention rate was 45.5% Track your retention rates. As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones.

The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For those of you who have read Social Media for Social Good and have taken my webinar on how to launch a social and mobile media strategy for your nonprofi t, you know that the core of the strategy that I advocate for is tracking and proving your success.

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The 2013 Nonprofit Engagement Data Management Study: A Graphic Report

NTEN

When it comes to tracking and using “engagement” data – the actions, interactions, and even conversations that relate to an organization’s work but don’t necessarily represent the transactional or financial data that have been traditionally used for measuring an organization’s health – today’s nonprofits are either tracking a lot, or hardly anything at all. We''re sharing the results of this focused online survey via graphic report (download and share!):