Trends in Philanthropy: 4 Ways Nonprofits are Changing

Gerard Tonti

Because of these radical shifts, we’re also seeing different trends emerging in the nonprofit world than previously anticipated for the year 2020. . Keeping up with new trends is vital for the health and wellbeing of nonprofit organizations everywhere.

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The Top 5 Fundraising Trends in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Scot Chisholm , CEO and Co-founder of Classy ––a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world.

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Can Your Nonprofit Accounting Software Do This?

Connection Cafe

With solid reporting practices in place, fundraising organizations can conduct regular and rigorous financial analysis around their efforts – from overall performance trends to specific appeals – and determine if those efforts are meeting their expectations.

5 Foundation Trends That Will Continue in 2018

Connection Cafe

We have seen a number of trends emerge this past year, but I believe that by understanding the following five major trends, your foundation can go into 2018 on-track and prepared for industry changes.

More fundraising software = more data headaches

3rd Sector Labs

Let’s face it … there is a direct relationship between the number of fundraising software systems we are using and the data problems we are creating for ourselves. More fundraising software = more data headaches. What sort of fundraising software are we talking about?

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5 Nonprofit Technology Trends To Prepare For In 2014


Mobile, software, clouds, and social media are each uniquely poised to make huge strides in 2014. Here are 5 nonprofit tech trends to keep your eye on in 2014 according to BusinessWire. Software will emphasize user experience. Image courtesy of TechDay.

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Non-Technology Trends for the CIO, 2014 Edition

Connection Cafe

Now is the time of year when blog editors worldwide ask their writers for predictions and trends for the coming year. So, I wanted to focus on the market trends and influences that will inform how nonprofits implement and leverage this technology.

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Call for Partners! The 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The third edition of the Global Trends in Giving Report (the sister report to the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report ) will be published September 15, 2020 , and for the first time, we are conducting an open call for partners worldwide. about giving trends in your country using the data.

8 Trends That Are Reshaping Nonprofit Accounting

Connection Cafe

We sat down with some of the top nonprofit accountants to talk about emerging trends that you can use at your organization to help you stay ahead. Accounting software that can track and manage new revenue sources will be key.

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9 Tech Trends Your Nonprofit’s Need To Know About


Because of this, anticipating tech trends is the only way to ensure your nonprofit is staying ahead of the latest technology. Here are 9 buzz words and tech trends that your nonprofit needs to be on the look out for in the coming months and years. Software-defined networking.

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5 Digital Fundraising Trends to Watch for in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As we slide toward the end of 2018, there are five broader digital trends that we see affecting non-profits next year. Increasingly, that expectation includes non-profits, and more will start deploying the software that makes it possible. By Ray Gary.

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5 Corporate Giving Trends to Watch in 2019


Here are five corporate giving trends to watch in 2019 and how they’ll affect your business, employees, and consumers. Next year, we expect this trend to continue. Technology and Society Will Drive 2019’s Corporate Giving Trends.

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Essential Nonprofit Software of 2014


Nonprofits have been slow to adopt current tech trends, resulting in a large gap between current and potential uses of IT. However, low-cost, nonprofit specific software is becoming more popular, thanks in large part to the rise of software-as-a-service (SaaS). Subscription based, nonprofit software grants organizations the opportunity to streamline administrative tasks and allocate resources to focus on direct services or strategic initiatives instead.

5 Technology Trends Of 2013 Nonprofits Should Care About


Gartner , a tech analyst firm, created a list of trending technology resources nonprofits and organizations are taking advantage of to make a greater impact using more robust resources, at a lower cost than traditional IT. Image courtesy of Wisepreneur.

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5 Nonprofit Trends at Arts and Cultural Organizations

Connection Cafe

Are the same trends applicable? Software. Software will continue to be the tool that drives results. Similarly, organizations will seek software not for the technical specifications but for the results that it drives.

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Customized vs. Configurable Software Solutions: Which Should You Choose?

Connection Cafe

As we evolve into a society that increasingly relies on online—or cloud-based—software to manage everything from personal communications to banking needs, the debate over the pros and cons of configurable vs. customized software has arrived at the main stage.

How to Use CRM + Donor Management Software to Talk to Anyone


Whether you're reporting to your board, supporting teams in different departments, or just trying to get through to a specific type of donor, we've broken down all the ways your CRM + donor software can help. How CRM + donor management software can help your teams work better together.

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Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics


Both the three Cs and the three Ps are influenced by corporate philanthropy, a trend that will escalate in 2019 as workplace giving becomes an even more important business driver. The post Corporate Philanthropy as a Business Driver: 2019 Trends and Tactics appeared first on Givinga Blog.

Open Source vs. Proprietary: Web Server Software

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

By Web Server Software, I mean the software used to serve websites/pages. This includes databases, operating systems and other software that is involved in that process. Proprietary Unix, and Microsoft Windows, and associated Microsoft Software. Microsoft has web server software called IIS , and it’s database server product is MS SQL server , which people use for far more than just serving web site data.

How Corporate Responsibility Software is Changing to Meet Market Demands


As modern workplace trends skew toward socially and environmentally conscious employees and consumers, businesses need to incorporate CR to be competitive. As their demands evolve, so does corporate responsibility and the software used to facilitate it.

Reflections from the World Economic Forum: Four Big Trends for Social Good Organizations to Watch

Connection Cafe

Here are four big trends for the social good sector over the next few years that I saw playing out at Davos: 1. In the near future, I predict that the tech trends driving this shift will continue to place more pressure on peer-to-peer and “do it yourself” fundraising capabilities. For me, that will look like working to push the boundaries of innovation across our software platforms. Part 2 in a 2-part Davos report for the Social Good Community ( See Part 1 here ).

3 Types of Software Nonprofits Should Be Using


But selecting and implementing the right software for your nonprofit is a difficult process, especially now that there are hundreds of vendors in the market. Let’s take a look at three types of business software that can help your organization more effectively fulfill its mission.

More Organizations Turning to Nonprofit Software to Manage Their Data

NonProfit Hub

Based on a study conducted by Software Advice, NPOs are more commonly employing nonprofit-specific software to help manage their operations, fundraising and volunteers. For the second year, Software Advice interviewed nonprofits about what type of software they use to conduct business.

Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore


One can evaluate training effectiveness, learner’s preferences, and usage patterns through analysis and visualizing software, Tin Can and other analytics tools. The post Online Learning Trends That You Can’t Ignore appeared first on Gyrus.

Trends in Donor Management


As user demand increases, vendors are adapting their donor management system offerings to support mobile devices and cloud computing, one of several recent market trends that are adding value and capability to the software. What are the fastest-moving trends in the donor management world? Many of the vendors who have not yet addressed this trend have stated their intention to do so in the near future. These are the trends, but what’s shaping them?

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EveryAction Acquires DonorTrends

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

June 6, 2019 – EveryAction, a leading software provider for nonprofit fundraisers, announced today that it has acquired DonorTrends. Direct Response innovator, Roger Craver is a Donor Trends investor. Predictive Analytics Fundraising Product Fuels EveryAction’s Rise in Nonprofit Market.

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American Heart Association Study - Macro Trending

FI Space

The American Heart Association is researching macro trends in fundraising and business, as well as popular culture. One of those trends is social media and the role it plays in fundraising for non-profit organizations. Tags: Info Tech Social Software AHA Results Studies Trends We have developed a short survey to help us move forward. Your participation in our survey would be greatly appreciated.

Top 2015 Tech Trends

Tech Soup Blog

It's fun to compare against TechSoup's 2015 Tech Predictions from the start of the year and Capterra's Biggest Nonprofit Technology Trends of 2015 from March. Smartphone screens continued to get bigger, but how long can that trend last?

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A Nonprofit's Guide to Antivirus Software and Malicious Program Defense

Tech Soup Blog

In this second installment of the series, we are going to delve deeper and showcase key antivirus software to protect your nonprofit and show how to avoid harmful malware. What Is Antivirus Software? Here's a more thorough explanation of antivirus software.

Is your software green?


What about software? All to run software, get on the Internet and so on. Instead of sheepishly thinking of the care and feeding of software as part of the problem, what would it mean to think of software as part of the solution to office energy consumption and waste? Does it make sense for your organization to consciously include environmental factors in assessing these software choices? It is an exciting time for software developers.

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3 Superhuman Ways Donor Management Software Can Improve Your Organization’s Fundraising Efforts

NonProfit Hub

No, it’s nonprofit CRM software. CRM software might not bring Superman to mind, but if you think that CRMs lack superpowers then you either need to take one out for a spin or you’re using the wrong CRM. Specifically, there are three ways that CRM software can deliver a positive jolt to your fundraising campaigns. Data to understand donor trends. Report and analyze event finances and registration trends.

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Antivirus Software in the Cloud


In a quick scan of my technology recommendations over the years, its seems my antivirus software recommendations have remained largely unchanged. Generally, these have included one or more of the following installed products: Symantec, McAffe, CA, Grisoft, or Trend Micro for ongoing protection. It even works if you disconnect from the internet, caching virus definitions locally similar to more traditional systems, enabling the software to continue protecting your system.

39 Nonprofit Content Marketing Trends You Need To Know (Infographic)

Nonprofits Source

In this post, we’ve compiled a list of the top 39 nonprofit content marketing trends. Key Nonprofit Content Marketing Trends. Marketing Tools & Software. The post 39 Nonprofit Content Marketing Trends You Need To Know (Infographic) appeared first on.

New E-Book: #AI4Good – Nonprofit Trends and Use Salesforce.Org Cases

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Salesforce.Org recently published an e-book, AI for Good: Nonprofit Trends & Use Cases. The key ingredients to make AI work: Data (clean, complete, unbiased); Tools (computers & software), and Algorithms (set of rules to analyze the data.)

Google Trends and OSS CMS Trends | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) OSS , Web CMS Google Trends and OSS CMS Trends 05.13.06 | 49 2 Comments [link] Google+Trends+and+OSS+CMS+Trends 2006-05-13+19%3A39%3A27 Allan+Benamer So Google’s version of Alexa’s tracking software is now out. It’s called Google Trends. Unfortunately, you’re going to have to rely on the way people search for CMSes as a way of creating your data set for the trends chart that Google Trends creates.

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Symantec Security Software: What Are the Differences?

Tech Soup Blog

However, Symantec is a fast-moving company responding to a plethora of trends in technology and computer security so the names and capabilities of their products change frequently. An Abbreviated History of Symantec Security Software.

Is it the Best of Times for Nonprofit Fundraising?

Connection Cafe

We have incredible technology at our fingertips, yet it’s hard to find time to master the latest trends. The report shows that nonprofits have a lot to be optimistic about – and tracks some key trends to be aware of, principally: The tide is turning toward sustaining giving.

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Six Reasons It’s Time for Nonprofit Board Management Software


Streamlink Software. Six ways nonprofit board management software can streamline communication, improve efficiency, ensure compliance, save time and money, and make a real difference in your organization. Steph Dlugon. Marketing and Project Coordinator.

SXSW Bound with iPad and Appetite!


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Six Reasons It’s Time for Nonprofit Board Management Software


Streamlink Software. Six ways nonprofit board management software can streamline communication, improve efficiency, ensure compliance, save time and money, and make a real difference in your organization. Steph Dlugon. Marketing and Project Coordinator.

Technology Trends in Grantmaking: A Few Non-Analytical Thoughts


So, everything I have to say about trends in technology grantmaking is based on subjective observations made by those people who spend their days researching grantmakers. One last trend I'd like to mention: IT staff are starting to get a seat at the table when grant requests are being reviewed, so make sure the technology piece of your grant request is solid and well conceived. By Cynthia M.

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5 Questions: Microsoft’s Software + Services


Session: Microsoft’s Software + Services: What’s Microsoft got in the cloud and why does it matter to nonprofits? . What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? So-called “cloud computing” and “software plus services” represent the next major step in the evolution of computing.

5 Ways Technology Will Shape the Nonprofit Sector in 2014

Connection Cafe

Some of the nonprofit technology trends that will have the biggest impact on the nonprofit sector this year are: Mobile. Software. Software will continue to shift away from the importance of the underlying technology to the quality of the user experience.