Year End Resource Roundup

Connection Cafe

Either way, I thought a little roundup of my favorite end of year fundraising resources for Luminate Online clients could be helpful. Just log into the Luminate Customer Center and scroll over “Free Resources” then scroll to “Monthly Webinars.”

Protecting Community Resource Data

VisionLink

The more that community resource information is used, the more good that can result. We believe that organizations should be compensated for the creation, organization, maintenance, and updates of community information data, especially in the nonprofit space.

Trending Sources

20 Resources for Your Year End Giving Campaign

Connection Cafe

It can be overwhelming to even think about such an extensive project, but these resources are meant to arm you with the inspiration and insight necessary to create an effective end-of-year campaign. They’re donating their time and resources as well.

EveryAction's 8 Most Useful Nonprofit Resources of 2016

EveryAction

If you're looking for ways to connect with the nonprofit community, up your professional development game, or just want to learn something new, this is the resource for you. No matter how you slice it, 2016 was a year to remember.

5 Low-Cost Technology Resources for Nonprofits

TechImpact

Quite often, the majority of that budget only covers IT staff salaries and infrastructure overhead, leaving nonprofits with very little remaining to invest in new, cutting-edge technology resources. The post 5 Low-Cost Technology Resources for Nonprofits appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. The average nonprofit budgets 1-2.2%

Resources for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

This is a list of free or cheap web, social media, marketing and design resources that I presented in my session, 20 Tools to Help You MacGyver Your Small Association’s Communications, at YourMembership Xperience 2016. This post originally appeared on Mizz Information.

The Best Social Media Marketing Resources For Nonprofits

Nonprofits Source

Let’s face it, there are a ton of resources online that claim to have the answers to your social media woes. We’ve taken the guesswork out of the equation by aggregating only the best social media marketing resources available online. Video Marketing Resources.

3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This post summarizes a few resources. 3 Design Thinking Facilitation Resources for Nonprofits and Philanthropy. While I highly recommend them, it is a commitment of time and resources. More recently, Luma has launched an online platform called “ Luma Workplace.”

Social Learning Resources

SocialFish

I unfortunately missed my favorite Twitter chat last week, #swchat (Social Workplace Chat) but I always read the accompanying summary blog post and check out the resources.

The top resources for telling beautiful stories at your non-profit

VolunteerMark

This post is your toolbox for resources you''ll need to do that - dig into it, and equip yourself to share the beautiful stories of the communities you serve You''ve got to tell your story to win over rockstar volunteers.

The 6 Modules Of Human Resource Software

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

For a company or a business in operation, one of the major areas of concern was human resource accounting but the advent of the hr software has made this rather easy and manageable.

3 Hidden Resources for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

SocialFish

Here are three of our favorite hidden resources – and yes, we hope you’ll share the secret with others! Sometimes, finding resources doesn’t have to mean scrambling for more budget, setting aside other priorities, or hiring more staff. Guest post by Jenna Sauber, CauseVox.

24 Nonprofit Resources for your Mid-Year Check In: A Smart Fundraiser’s Summer Reading Checklist

Connection Cafe

I hope these resources fill you with inspiration and gusto to go out and create your own amazing content! Blackbaud Index : The Blackbaud Index provides great fundraising ideas and resources that bring you the most up-to-date information on charitable giving today.

Small, But Mighty: A Resource for Small Nonprofit Leaders

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Small, But Mighty: A Resource for Small Nonprofit Leaders by Debra Natenson and Karen Walker. Strategically, this decision made a lot of sense because undertaking the work of the PI requires significant resources, which are often unavailable to smaller organizations.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources! A LinkedIn Group for nonprofit professionals where they can share and access resources about social media.

Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

AFP Blog

Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

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Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

AFP Blog

Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

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Resource: The Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Skills Platform and Zoe Amar have created the Social Media Toolkit to aid professionals within the charity and third sectors. I’m thrilled to have contributed a chapter. There are many guides to digital and social media. From Dummies guides to video tutorials, it’s all out there.

2-1-1 Disaster Shelter Resources

VisionLink

You can use this data feed to drive information in your resource system, to display on maps and more. Operating a 2-1-1 call center? Information and Referral? Elder care hotline or other similar solution?

Some Little Known Faith-Based Technology Resources

AFP Blog

Some Little Known Faith-Based Technology Resources : We’ve been talking to folks from some of the 350,000 congregations around the country and have been hearing that they’d like more coverage of IT resources for religious oriented charities on TechSoup.

EveryAction's 8 Most Useful Nonprofit Resources of 2015

EveryAction

What a year! With just 5 days to go in 2015, let's look back on the year. We saw the introduction of.ngo domains, the first Star Wars film in a decade, the dress that divided the world, and the biggest #GivingTuesday yet

Google+ Resources for Nonprofits

SocialFish

All the Google + Links - GREAT list of resources about G+. This presentation from V3 Integrated Marketing’s Shelly Kramer and Community Organizer 2.0′s ′s Debra Askanase for the SocialFish Think Tank Summer Series focused on best practices for using Google+ for campaigns and advocacy. The presentation delivered real world tips on how to develop your G+ profiles/pages and how to build and leverage your networks.

Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

AFP Blog

Online training resource for charities launched - Civil Society - IT - News

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The Stelter Company :: Social By Stelter Resources

AFP Blog

The Stelter Company :: Social By Stelter Resources : Social by Stelter Resources Case Studies The George Washington University Read how Social by Stelter created a month-long social campaign to enhance GWU''s 2012 Alumni Weekend. This campaign helped build momentum for the event while creating a virtual experience for those unable to attend in person. Download PDF

Resources for Measuring What Matters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ve been curating resources on nonprofit measurement over on Scoop.It, with eye towards collecting useful material related to social media and social impact measurement. The resource also includes some case studies.

25 Must-Follow NGO Resources on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By studying their tweets and utilizing the resources they advocate for, your NGO will become better equipped to inspire online donors and supporters and consequently achieve your mission and programs.

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Maximizing Your Resources

Connection Cafe

Through a lot of hard knocks & sleepless nights, I learned three important lessons that help me maximize my time and resources in a small shop that has big aspirations. This is when you’ll be able to sleep at night knowing you’re maximizing all your resources to help move the organization forward! We want to know - what tips can you share for maximizing organizational resources Author: Guest Blogger.

Resource: The Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Playbook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I am thrilled to share The Emerging Leaders Playbook. It offers a comprehensive guide for emerging leaders and their mentors to help them make sense of the changing nature of leadership.

Technology Training Resources for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

GCF Learn Free is a great resource for training others in computer literacy as well as personal training. Another great resource for training staff, volunteers, and the people you serve is Microsoft's Community Technology Skills Program.

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We’re in the History of Community Management Resources!

SocialFish

A few highlights in the infographic below, but check out the full list with resource links here – [link] – which includes Open Community (remember that?)

Social monitoring creates stronger?communities | TMA Resources

AFP Blog

Social monitoring creates strongercommunities | TMA Resources : Social media engagement offers transformative advantages, but only if conversations are actively monitored and analyzed for user insights. As organizations look to derive more value from social investments, the most advanced association management software can ensure that all data is effectively collected on these channels to fuel better decision making

Four Resources to Help Get You Get a Handle on Social Media

Byte Technology

The post Four Resources to Help Get You Get a Handle on Social Media appeared first on Byte Technology’s Non-Profit Web Design Insights Blog.

[MCON 2015] How to Develop Your Nonprofit Leadership with Minimal Resources

NonProfit Hub

Yet, Richard Brown, vice president of philanthropy at American Express, said many nonprofits lack the resources to develop their talents. The post [MCON 2015] How to Develop Your Nonprofit Leadership with Minimal Resources appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Featured Human Resources

29 Nonprofit Resources to Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A long overdue follow up to my post on 29 Nonprofit Bloggers to Follow on Twitter , below are 29 nonprofit resources that tweet regularly on subjects ranging from fundraising to social media to mobile communications.

Social Media Resource Library: Just Launched from Idealware

Amy Sample Ward

We all know that there are hundreds, thousands, even an infinite (at least seemingly) number of social media resources for nonprofits or social impact groups. Well, Idealware has just taken it a step further by launching a Social Media Resource Library! As they explain: As a first step in our year-long social media research initiative, Idealware has compiled a library of nearly 200 – and growing – resources on social media.

Social Media Resource Library: Just Launched from Idealware

Amy Sample Ward

We all know that there are hundreds, thousands, even an infinite (at least seemingly) number of social media resources for nonprofits or social impact groups. Well, Idealware has just taken it a step further by launching a Social Media Resource Library! As they explain: As a first step in our year-long social media research initiative, Idealware has compiled a library of nearly 200 – and growing – resources on social media.

New Playbook Resource: How To Engage Alumni

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A playbook is an online resource that is basically knowledge capture around a specific practice or type of program. Using the Playbook, participants were able to get up to speed quickly and not waste time or resources.

Text Messaging Offers Valuable Resources During Pregnancy

Mobile Commons

But many new mothers aren’t aware of the resources available to them, and don’t participate in proper prenatal care routines as a result. Text messaging offers valuable resources during pregnancy. Good parenting begins with prenatal care.

eLearning on limited resources - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

eLearning on limited resources - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "During the recent ASAE 2015 Technology Conference & Expo, Allison Hamrick of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS), Micah Jordan of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) and Amanda Batson of ABD Partners, LLC, offered five tips for successful learning and technology partnerships, especially focused on eLearning, in organizations with limited resources.

Red Cross – Updated Social Engagement Handbook [Resource]

SocialFish

This is the handbook that the National office of the Red Cross share with their local units (like chapters). Pretty self-explanatory and definitely awesome. View this document on Scribd. ———— ( photo credit ). Content Strategy From the Trenches Implementation Open Community

Fiscal Sponsorship Resources

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Setting up as a nonprofit is not easy. Starting a for-profit in California took me one or two weeks, and I think it's still that fast. But, setting up a nonprofit and getting 501(c)(3) status can take a year or more and cost ten or twenty thousand dollars (unless you get pro bono legal help). Many folks doing starting up nonprofit work might be better off finding a fiscal sponsor. This is a qualified nonprofit (i.e.,

LinkedIn as a Multi-Dimensional Fundraiser’s Resource - Resource Center - AFP

AFP Blog

LinkedIn as a Multi-Dimensional Fundraiser’s Resource - Resource Center - AFP : When LinkedIn launched in 2003, most professionals saw it as little more than an online resume—those days are long gone. Nicknamed the “Facebook of Business,” it has evolved into a highly productive tool for both for-profit business and social-profit philanthropy. LinkedIn has over 175 million members in 200 countries. The net worth of the average user is more than that of Facebook and Twitter combined.

Business Doing Good: A Resource for (Smaller) Business

Connection Cafe

But, as a corporate citizenship professional, when I look out to the market for resources and guidance to grow what we do – or grow myself – I often hit a wall. I love nonprofits. But they aren’t the only ones who do good works. Good is for everyone.