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How to Ensure Donor Engagement Strategies Actually Drive Nonprofit Contributions

NonProfit PRO

When cobbling together your fundraising strategy, consider how to get from awareness to interest to engagement to investment. Branding Donor Relationship Management Strategic Planning Donor engagement Donor engagement strategies

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Developing a Grantmaking Strategy That Works for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

And, while there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to crafting a successful grantmaking strategy, there are a handful of key strategies that any nonprofit can deploy. Grants Strategic Planning grantmaking strategy Planning Strategy

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5 Agenda Items for Your Year-End Strategy Session

NonProfit PRO

Strategy conversations can boil down to a simple statement: After we determine why we’re doing something, let’s vet what needs to be done. Annual Campaigns Strategic Planning Annual campaign Strategic planning Strategy sessions Year-End Year-End Strategy Year-End Strategy Session

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5 Tips for an Ethical Digital Marketing Strategy

NonProfit PRO

Branding Data Security Social Media Digital marketing Digital marketing strategyDigital and web marketing are excellent tools for promoting your nonprofit and reaching more potential donors.

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How an Employer Brand Communications Strategy Can Support Recruitment Efforts

NonProfit PRO

Branding Social Media Staffing & Human Resources Employer Brand Communications Employer Brand Communications Strategy RecruitmentThe best nonprofits are the ones that know the value of an employer brand communications plan.

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Empower Strategy by Incorporating Trends

.orgSource

I’ve been advising.orgSource clients to integrate strategy across organizational activities since long before the pandemic. The post Empower Strategy by Incorporating Trends appeared first on.orgSource.Getting strategic planning right is challenging in the best of times.

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Informed Delivery: A Year-End Fundraising Strategy You May Have Overlooked

NonProfit PRO

With only two more months left to take advantage of its dual benefits, here are the answers to the frequently asked questions I get on this strategy. Annual Campaigns Direct Mail direct mail Informed Delivery Strategy Year-End

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Deliver a Text Messaging Strategy to Enhance Donor Engagement

NonProfit PRO

SMS/MMS strategies offer nonprofits this unique opportunity. Mobile Engagement Sms Strategy Text messagingWith the market cluttered and audiences’ attention spread thin, nonprofit leaders are seeking ways to reach new prospects and keep donors engaged.

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6 Steps to Establishing a Donor-Advised Fund Strategy

NonProfit PRO

Vicky Kelberer, research and strategy group manager at Vanguard Charitable, kicked off NonProfit PRO's NonProfit POWER event yesterday with a keynote address. Here are the six key steps she suggested nonprofits should take to create a donor-advised fund (DAF) strategy.

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Strategy Execution, Not Just Planning

NonProfit PRO

Sand in the gears can slow an organization to a stop. Executives from the ALS Association will describe how the organization managed a HUGE change—unification into one single corporation—by getting that sand out. Two ALS top execs will explain how ALS is aligning the organization.

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Social Media Strategies for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Do you feel like you have an optimal plan and strategy to get the most out of your likely limited time investment? Your nonprofit likely has a social media presence. You post to raise awareness for your mission and to gain more donors and volunteers.

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Is a Development Audit Part of Your Fundraising Strategy?

NonProfit PRO

Annual Campaigns Executive Issues development audit fundraising Fundraising strategyA development audit involves the creation and completion of a series of complex questions that when answered, provide a blueprint for potential solutions.

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A Lightweight Framework for Building Your Association’s Data Strategy – 2/15/23

Association Analytics

The post A Lightweight Framework for Building Your Association’s Data Strategy – 2/15/23 appeared first on Association Analytics.

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THD Announces Wendy Orleman as Vice President, Client Strategy

NonProfit PRO

Thompson Habib Denison, a Moore company, announced the hiring of Wendy Orleman as VP, client strategy. News/Stats/Studies Client strategy Merkle Moore Thompson Habib Denison Vp

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Strategy and Preparation Boost Your E-Learning IQ

.orgSource

The post Strategy and Preparation Boost Your E-Learning IQ appeared first on.orgSource. Investing in a learning management system is no longer a choice. An LMS is much more than an enhancement to your website.

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Utilize an Email Marketing Strategy to Drive More Donations

NonProfit PRO

When creating your nonprofit fundraising and donations strategy, email marketing should be on the top of the list of channels to use to support your efforts.

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Strategies for Innovation Stop Groundhog Day Thinking

.orgSource

The post Strategies for Innovation Stop Groundhog Day Thinking appeared first on.orgSource. In the movie Groundhog Day, actor Bill Murray is condemned to live the same day of his life over, and over, and over again.

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Succession Planning: Strategies That Work

Bloomerang

The post Succession Planning: Strategies That Work appeared first on Bloomerang

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Building a Paid Media Strategy to Increase Nonprofit Brand Awareness

Media Cause

But, without a top-of-funnel strategy, like a brand awareness campaign, your paid media efforts could see diminishing returns and decreasing efficiency. This strategy allows you to show lower-funnel messaging to site visitors who are more likely to convert.

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Important Dates with Strategies to Steward Donors

NonProfit PRO

Your fundraising success starts by putting your annual fundraising campaign(s) calendar together. It can be really fun to identify the key dates and event timelines that you will build out to help you reach your nonprofit’s revenue goals. But.then what?

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Top Secret: Underused Strategy to Keep Donors Close 

NonProfit PRO

Yet too many nonprofits still don’t prioritize donor retention strategies. The sorry state of donor retention has been a topic of discussion for at least the past decade. A prompt, personal, powerful thank you is the bare minimum. What do you do to keep donors close?

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4 Text Messaging Strategies that Boost Donor Stewardship

NonProfit PRO

As texting has become the primary form of communication for many of us, it’s time to embrace texting as a central piece of your larger donor communications strategy. Text messaging is an important — and largely underused — donor stewardship tool.

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3 Smart Branding Strategies for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Beth Singer , Principal at Beth Singer Design, LLC – a design and communications firm specializing in nonprofit organizations to help them fundraise, educate, and promote membership and events through design solutions.

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5 Online Strategies to Encourage Recurring Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

To address this, our team studied the campaigns of our top recurring giving customers within the MobileCause platform to identify some best practices and strategies. Take a look at some of the examples and strategies below for ideas for your own recurring giving campaigns.

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Giving Tuesday Ideas: Multichannel Strategy by Sector

DonorPerfect

Fortunately for fundraisers, these two strategies actually go hand-in-hand! The post Giving Tuesday Ideas: Multichannel Strategy by Sector appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs. GivingTuesday DonorPerfect Fundraising Software Featured Fundraising Strategies

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The Importance of DEI in Your Marketing and Communications Strategy

NonProfit PRO

Having DEI incorporated into your marketing strategy can help alleviate that uncertainty and make you feel confident in what you are putting out in your marketing efforts.

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Planning Your Post-COVID-19 Fundraising Strategy

NonProfit PRO

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic with business closures and sheltering in place across the country, nonprofit organizations scrambled to deal with their new reality, which included the uncertainty of fundraising, budget cuts and laid-off employees.

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Giving Tuesday Strategies

Bloomerang

The post Giving Tuesday Strategies appeared first on Bloomerang. giving tuesday

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10 Steps to Consider Before Changing Your Fundraising Strategy

NonProfit PRO

We know how it feels to be caught by the desire to be safe by relying on past success versus attempting new strategies. We know that certain stumbling blocks can arise as you debate future directions for the staff and office.

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A Guide to Having a Board Recruitment Strategy

NonProfit PRO

Board recruitment is important as you must find leaders who have the right perspectives that align with your organizational strategies, goals and needs.

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Building Trust: 4 Nonprofit Website Security Strategies

NonProfit PRO

Maintaining your nonprofit’s online presence is crucial if you want to benefit from this rise in online donations. And one of the best things you can do to inspire your donors to give online is to ensure your website is secure. . Web Design

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Amplifying Philanthropy for 2023: 5 Strategies to Inspire Giving in a New Year

NonProfit PRO

As you begin a New Year, it is a valuable time to revisit your fundraising goals and build a stronger culture of philanthropy among your donors, board members and professional team. Board Major Gifts Planned Giving 2023 Major-gifts new year Philanthropy Planned-giving

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Strategy Playbook for Nonprofit Fund Accounting

NonProfit PRO

Do you want to better understand how to close your nonprofit’s books and plan for the year ahead? With mounting compliance requirements, staffing challenges, and reporting responsibilities, you’re doing more than ever before.

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Holding an Event is NOT Your Whole Fundraising Strategy

The Fundraising Authority

Holding an event is NOT your whole fundraising strategy. It can be part of your strategy, sure, but not the whole strategy, and not even the most important part. What Really Makes a Fundraising Strategy? What really makes a fundraising strategy is building a strong foundation for your non-profit, one that gets buy-in for your mission and your vision. What really makes a strong strategy is building a fundraising network. I like fundraising events.

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Download the Definitive Donor Retention White Paper: Using Donor Retention and Data Mining Strategies to Create Sustainable Fundraising Programs

NonProfit PRO

Start your new year off right with this essential resource for 2023 success!

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Academy: Giving Tuesday Strategies

Bloomerang

The post Academy: Giving Tuesday Strategies appeared first on Bloomerang. Bloomerang Academy giving tuesday

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How to Create a Content Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Media Cause

So, how do you create a content strategy? Before you get started in building a content strategy, you should first ensure you know your brand voice. It won’t always be obvious, and that’s okay, as this is where SEO can once again play a vital part in creating a content strategy.

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Why Organizational Values Matter to Fundraising and Strategy

NonProfit PRO

As my team introduced the activity, a board member spoke up and said, “We’d like to focus on strategies and goals. At a recent strategic planning session, I was working with a nonprofit to create organizational values.

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Stellar year-end fundraising strategies for busy nonprofit leaders

Get Fully Funded

By thinking through your fundraising strategy before October 1, you can collect your stories and integrate your efforts, keeping your messaging and images consistent through mail, email, social media, events, and any other channels you may use. What new strategies can you try this year?

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Download the Definitive Donor Retention White Paper: Using Donor Retention and Data Mining Strategies to Create Sustainable Fundraising Programs

NonProfit PRO

Start your new year off right with this essential resource for 2023 success!

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