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

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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Empower Strategy by Incorporating Trends


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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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.

A Publishing Strategy Makes Content Magic


A publishing strategy that unifies mission and messaging to deliver the information […]. The post A Publishing Strategy Makes Content Magic appeared first on.orgSource. What magic will– Define your association as the go-to source for education and career development?

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.

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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Strategy and Preparation Boost Your E-Learning IQ


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.

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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Giving Tuesday Ideas: Multichannel Strategy by Sector


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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Succession Planning: Strategies That Work


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Academy: Giving Tuesday Strategies


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

Strategies for Innovation Stop Groundhog Day Thinking


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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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Easiest Strategies to Instill a Nonprofit Philanthropy Culture

NonProfit PRO

If you desperately want to instill a culture of philanthropy, but it’s just not coming together, read these practical tactics to attack the problem from the sides rather than head on.

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.

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.

How to Craft a 2022 Fundraising Strategy for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Implement a multichannel fundraising strategy with plenty of different opportunities to give. Continue to embrace virtual events and digital fundraising for a more flexible strategy.

5 Consultant-Approved Strategies for Capital Campaigns in 2021

NonProfit PRO

Use these consultant-approved strategies to maximize your campaign’s chances of success. Are you planning or considering a capital campaign for your nonprofit? Agency/Consultant Relationships Capital Campaigns Capital campaigns Consultants

Tools & Strategies for Hybrid Fundraising Events


The post Tools & Strategies for Hybrid Fundraising Events appeared first on Bloomerang. virtual events

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Giving Tuesday Email Strategy: Tools & Timeline


The post Giving Tuesday Email Strategy: Tools & Timeline appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs. GivingTuesday DonorPerfect Fundraising Software Featured Fundraising Strategies

Nonprofits Receive Charity Navigator Scores for DEI Strategies and Impact

NonProfit PRO

Charity Navigator, the world's largest evaluator of nonprofits, announced a new rating methodology for the Encompass Rating System. More than 10,000 nonprofits are now scored on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) practices through the Culture & Community beacon.

Get Everyone Singing Together—Align Content to Strategy


The post Get Everyone Singing Together—Align Content to Strategy appeared first on.orgSource. content strategy @amywilliams @orgcommunity @orgsource #assnchat #assnconnect #assnconsult #association40 #orgsherry #sherryconnects

How to Create a Nonprofit Fundraising Events Strategy for 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These changes mean nonprofits need to have an effective fundraising strategy for 2022. We’ll also look at how popular fundraising activities can be adapted to these different galas and what online platforms you can use to help build a better fundraising strategy.

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Giving Tuesday: Preparing your virtual fundraising strategy

Big Duck

The post Giving Tuesday: Preparing your virtual fundraising strategy appeared first on Big Duck

Narrative Change Strategy

Forum One

For non-profits and other organizations, narrative change as a strategy is an opportunity to build power and shape the conversation around their work and their values, which is part of their communications plan and strategy. Questions to ask when developing a narrative change strategy.

Sponsorship Sales Meeting Strategy

The Sponsorship Collective

The post Sponsorship Sales Meeting Strategy appeared first on The Sponsorship Collective. Although it took a few games of phone tag to coordinate a time when you could both talk, you finally got on the phone with your target sponsor. Even better is they agreed to your request for a meeting!

Nonprofit Communications: 3 Strategies to Craft an Effective Communications Plan

Charity Navigator

Soliciting donations is only one aspect of an effective communications strategy. No matter how effective your ask is, you’ve only got part of the strategy down if you only send donation requests to your audience members.

3 Strategies to Get Creative With Donor Acquisition

NonProfit PRO

So, where do new nonprofit donors come from? From putting yourself out there! Stop saying, “If people only knew about us, they’d support us.” Waiting passively for folks to be attracted to you is a losing proposition. Your job is to proactively attract them. Acquisition

5 Essential Strategies to Increase Revenue Streams

NonProfit PRO

To enhance your fundraising plans and stay on top of today’s evolving landscape, register for our webinar to learn 5 essential strategies to increase revenue streams.

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