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8 Grant Reports for Metrics and KPIs

NonProfit PRO

If you’re keeping track of something, then you’re probably doing it… right? But the process of identifying the right metrics and reports to measure and communicate is more complex… especially when it comes to finding metrics to drive grant performance. What gets measured, gets done.

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

EveryAction

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. This is not a result of lacking understanding or desire for data on their part, rather it is often the simple reality that pulling large reports can be a complex and difficult process that takes an extraordinarily long time, making getting up-to-date numbers an arduous task.

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6 Annual reports to inspire your organization

EveryAction

Annual reports are a staple of nonprofit life. They’re a powerful tool for communicating your impact, but what makes an annual report effective? Annual report essentials. Before we look at our exemplary annual reports, let’s go over some annual report necessities.

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Top 10 Reasons to Have a Strategic Marketing Plan

Byte Technology

You should have monthly reporting for ongoing stats that lead direction, but a Strategic Marketing Plan will help you create small manageable goals that correspond to an overall goal (more customers). It’s the end of the year.

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Nonprofit Digital Reports: Showcasing Year-End Fundraising Efforts

Bloomerang

How can nonprofits showcase their year-end results in a digital report? What should you include in your year-end report? Where and how should nonprofits share their report? That’s where reporting comes in. How should nonprofits share year-end campaign results in a report?

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What is UTM Tracking? Guidelines + Best Practices for Nonprofits 

Media Cause

UTMs, or urchin tracking modules, are tags that allow you to better understand where your web traffic is coming from and how supporters get to your site. Why is UTM Tracking so important, and what are the benefits? How does UTM Tracking Work? UTM Tracking Best Practices.

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8 Annual Reports We Love

EveryAction

Annual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it? To avoid costly Annual Report mistakes and produce a valuable piece of collateral for your organization, take some cues from a few of 2018's stand-out annual reports, and download our comprehensive guide to creating a nonprofit annual report. Pathfinder International’s annual report combines colorful graphic design, individual stories, and gorgeous portraits.

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Donor Database Management: A Quick Guide to Prospect Setup and Tracking

Qgiv

However, many organizations fail to properly track gift officer portfolios, gift officer actions and donor pipeline management within their donor database management. Proper documentation and tracking of moves management can impact your fundraising in many ways.

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Release Announcement: How to Track Fundraising Trends Over Time

DonorPerfect

Using DonorPerfect’s fundraising metrics Dashboard, available in Reports > Dashboard, you can quickly determine how effectively your organization is achieving your goals at a Read More ». How effective is your nonprofit? Have you raised more money this year than last year?

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What are Donor Impact Reports?

Whole Whale

Donor Reports present a great opportunity to share organizational wins and losses throughout the year. Annual nonprofit reports are great for the big picture impact of the organization, however they only come once a year. What should be included in a quarterly Donor Report?

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The 10th annual human rights report: collaborating to drive impact

Candid

Today is a milestone: Candid and Human Rights Funders Network (HRFN) are launching our 10 th annual Advancing Human Rights report. Our latest report captures $4.1 Read the full report here. ) . HRFN also has brought partners to the table to improve Candid’s tracking in general.

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How to Prepare Donor Data Reports for Your Board Members

Bloomerang

As a fundraising coordinator who prepares these reports, you work with this data every day. The last thing you want to do is waste their time and bog their donor reports down with unnecessary metrics. . Donor data to exclude from your report.

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[VIDEO] Measure Of Success: Creating Tools And Process To Report Impact

Bloomerang

We are here to talk about reporting impact, specifically creating tools and some good processes to do that for your donors. dang, this is a great topic, this is so timely as people are, you know, perhaps getting annual reports together. So how do we know what to track?

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Donation Tracking Problems? How to Use Sticky UTMs to Attribute More Gifts

Media Cause

We all know it can get tricky to work with outside vendors; setting up pixels correctly, getting reports, and ensuring that leads are attributed properly. Love them or hate them, cookies go a long way when tracking attribution. The post Donation Tracking Problems?

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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. The data is also available in the report in infographic format by region: Africa, Asia, Australia & New Zealand, Europe, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the United States & Canada. Please share articles and blog posts with your analysis of the data in the report using #NGOtech19 on social media.

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DipJar Introduces Quarterly Reporting on Giving Trends

DipJar

The first report covers 2021 and Q1 2022 and includes detailed regional giving patterns for nonprofits across the United States. This data will be tracked quarterly to provide insights into developing trends and patterns.

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Key takeaways from Candid’s 2021 Nonprofit Compensation Report

Candid

This week, Candid released the 21 st edition of our annual Nonprofit Compensation Report. The report reviews key employee compensation based on 160,726 observations from 101,489 Forms 990 and 990-EZ filed by 501(c) organizations with the IRS for fiscal year 2019.

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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.

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Access Your Facebook and Instagram Fundraising Data in Classy Reporting

Classy

In the latest version of Classy for Facebook, we’re excited to announce a new reporting feature. Before this update, Classy for Facebook automatically pulled donation data into Classy Reporting for any Facebook campaigns connected to a Classy campaign.

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Nonprofit Digital Reports: Showcasing Year-End Fundraising Efforts

Bloomerang

How can nonprofits showcase their year-end results in a digital report? What should you include in your year-end report? Where and how should nonprofits share their report? That’s where reporting comes in. How should nonprofits share year-end campaign results in a report?

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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. That said, below is selection of metrics to track and a brief explanation as to why. Track the number of monthly donations and the total given. In the far left column, add the metrics you want to track.

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8 Ways to Find Major Donors for Your Small Nonprofit

Get Fully Funded

Occasionally a major donor will want their name on a building— naming rights is a whole separate topic—or some other perk like the opportunity to meet people receiving services in a more private setting, an exclusive tour, or their name listed in a report.

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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. By tracking employee time, nonprofits are able to understand the true costs of any project or program. However, without time tracking, there is limited visibility into how many hours your team spent, and at what cost to the organization.

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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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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?&#. So with that, here is my sugggested list of 5 web reports every non profit should know, what for and why. Source Report. The Source Report provides a breakdown of site traffic by Direct, Referral or Search Engine. Keyword Report.

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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. That said, below is selection of metrics to track and a brief explanation as to why. Track the number of monthly donations and the total given. In the far left column, add the metrics you want to track.

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Content Metrics You Should Track

Care2

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.

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4 Financial Reports Vital for Nonprofit Accounting

Achieve

Very few people enter the nonprofit sector to put together financial reports. Their financial habits, like accurately reporting on their earnings and expenses, are a crucial part of attaining that success. . This report shows how cash moves in and out of your organization. .

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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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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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Toronto and Calgary releasing new Vital Signs reports

Charity Village

With the 2021 report, the Toronto Foundation has just released their 18th Vital Signs Report. Their most in depth and broadly cited report yet, it tracks 10 quality of life issue areas and amplifies the voices of sector leaders.

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The 2013 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. > > Download the 2013 NTEN Community Survey Report.

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Salesforce Spring ’23 Release: What You Need to Know

Cloud 4 Good

Reports and Dashboards Add Reports and Dashboards to Collections You can now organize your reports and dashboards by adding them to collections , even if they exist in multiple folders.

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

Care2

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!" 60) Search « The Web’s Influence on Affluence | Main | Fundraising Dips In First Quarter Of 2009 » Monday Jun 29 2009 Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools Monday, June 29, 2009 at 10:07PM | by Allyson Kapin Social media!

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Dreamforce day 1 report

Judi Sohn

Looking forward to tomorrow and Friday once the nonprofit track sessions begin. It started out strong with a rally cry for cloud computing, lots of back patting about how awesome the Salesforce.com platform is, and some nice product announcements that earned applause: Salesforce Content will be included in the basic apps (it’s currently at extra cost), much improved report GUI, and a peek at the new user interface.

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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.

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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. This is just what we track. The period of time is set by the interval on the report. Need a new report tomorrow, then edit the field with tomorrow's date. Happy New Year!

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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. We also asked nonprofits about managing their mailing lists with a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool or database that allows them to track information, interactions, and activities for each individual on their lists. The results are clear: Nonprofits report that their communications effectiveness is closely tied to the adoption and use of marketing technologies.

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Report Shows How Nonprofits are Taking the Lead with Digital Engagement

Saleforce Nonprofit

In May 2022, Twilio published the State of Nonprofit Digital Engagement Report on how digital engagement is reshaping the way nonprofit organizations deliver services. In fact, 89% of nonprofits report that digital communications are critical to achieving their organization’s mission.