September, 2018

The Causes and Costs of Lost Productivity in Nonprofit Workplaces and How To Avoid It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As part of the workshops that I deliver based on the Happy Healthy Nonprofit , one of my most popular is how to avoid collaborative overload in the nonprofit workplace. Collaborative overload results from too many pointless meetings, a tsunami of emails, and a drumbeat of constant interruptions.

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Four Ways That Healthcare Organizations Can Leverage Crowdfunding

Connection Cafe

This article is part of the bbcon 2018 Speaker Series on npENGAGE. Get a taste of the 250+ sessions that will help your organization transform and have a bigger impact! Crowdfunding is one of the fastest growing trends in fundraising.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Online Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Making an online ask may seem difficult if you’re not used to digitally interacting with donors, but you’d be surprised by how easy it can be. Check out these five tips for bolstering your online fundraising. Develop your social media strategy.

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YouTube Giving Tools: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently in beta, YouTube has released a new suite of giving tools for a small number of nonprofits in the U.S., however, in the coming coming weeks the company will roll out the tools to all 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.

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The Best Dutch VPNs

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you are looking for the Beste VPN voor Nederland , you might want to check out our VPN reviews.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

Everyaction

Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more. If you're not already an EveryAction user, here's 50 reasons to make the switch today. #1.

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Nonprofits and the Age of Automation: AI, Machine Learning, Bots Link Roundup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My Networked Nonprofit co-author Allison Fine and I have been actively researching and writing about the Age of Automation with an eye towards our next book.

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How New and Traditional Media Can Work Hand in Hand

NonProfit Hub

When it comes to marketing in the nonprofit sector, this period of history is unlike anything we’ve seen before.

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5 Must-Know Recurring Giving Stats for Nonprofit Fundraisers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Nathan Hill , Optimization Evangelist at NextAfter , works every day to share how testing and optimization can lead to fundraising growth that can transform organizations and causes.

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Data archiving – the benefits you can avail

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Most of the people want to secure their data and for this they make a backup file for your use in future. Archive can store your one to more files and move it to primary store. These may be long term or permanent storage.

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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

Everyaction

Hispanic Heritage Month, officially founded in 1968 , occurs each year from September 15 to October 15, a period which includes the anniversary of independence of eight Latin American countries. During National Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S.,

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5 Challenges (and Solutions!) of Processing Donations

Frogloop

Fundraising can be challenging for any nonprofit, but it’s the backbone of any healthy organization. The causes your nonprofit advocates for should be shared with the world and deserve to be supported by your community. So do what you can to help them help you!

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#GivingTuesday: The Arts & Culture Way

Connection Cafe

Approaching its seventh year, #GivingTuesday’s success isn’t slowing down and only increasing in donor participation. According to Blackbaud’s 2017 Charitable Giving Report , online giving on #GivingTuesday’s increased by 28% from 2016.

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Is It Time for a Rebrand?

NonProfit Hub

This post is sponsored by Briteweb. Have you ever caught a glimpse of yourself in the mirror and thought it might be time for a change ? Maybe your haircut is getting a little tired, or you haven’t updated your wardrobe in a few years.

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GitHub for Good: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Richard Chiriboga , a web project manager and front-end developer and founder of CorrienteLatina.com. To first understand how GitHub for Good works, let’s take a step back and understand what GitHub actually is.

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Robotics will Help Businesses Grow, not to Replace Jobs

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

New technologies have today invaded the workplace in different forms. Many firms, for instance, are currently adopting robotics in various areas such as the sports and manufacturing industries. Police are also using remote-controlled robots and hospitals have adopted robots to assist in surgeries.

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Why You Should Start Creating a Mid-Level Donor Program ASAP

Everyaction

By focusing a little extra energy on your mid-level donors, you can raise more money and create a quality pipeline for your major gifts officers.

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4 Ways Your Business Should NOT Respond to an Online Petition

Frogloop

Last April, 69-year-old pulmonologist David Dao was dragged, wounded and bleeding, off of a United Airlines plane after refusing to voluntarily relinquish his seat on an overbooked flight.

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Developing a Panoramic Perspective through Cross-Sector Communities of Practice

Connection Cafe

In the nonprofit sector, communities of practice are an established concept. These groups bring together cross-sector leaders to develop talent, improve performance, and deepen community impact.

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Nonprofit Collaboration: The Basics

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits are always striving to do more—raise more money, donate more items, impact more lives. Often times our desire to do more is stifled by our limited capacity. After all, we can’t save the world by ourselves. That’s where collaboration comes in.

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The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report Is Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report is based on the survey results of 6,057 donors worldwide and available for download in four languages – English , español , français , and português.

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How to Blend SEO and Creativity for Influencer Marketing?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Gone are those days when business entities had to put their manual efforts to adopt conventional modes to promote their products or services. Nowadays, everything is being simplified through innovation when it comes to digital marketing using websites.

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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

Everyaction

When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool. By appealing to a wide range of our senses, videos capture our attention and activate our emotions, unlike any other medium.

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Three Things I Wish I Knew as a New Executive Director

Wild Apricot Blog

Sean Kosofsky, MPA, shares what he learnt throughout his time as an executive director and what he wishes he had known sooner. executive-director

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Creating a Giving Tuesday Strategy That’s ‘Just Right’

Connection Cafe

“And this chair is just right,” says a Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) Sister in a Giving Tuesday Campaign video. The campaign raised $52,000 shattering our goal of $15,000—for new chairs. Far more than the previous year’s total of $15,000. Yes, you read that correctly.

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How You Can Help with Disaster Relief

NonProfit Hub

Hurricane Florence finally made landfall over the weekend, ravaging the Atlantic coast with devastating winds and torrential rain. Mandatory evacuation orders were enforced in several coastal cities.

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Where do Board Members Disappear to Between Meetings?

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Cindi Phallen President, Create Possibility. Have you ever made an announcement at a board meeting and everyone is excited and pledges to be involved in this new plan or initiative? WOO HOO! Then, a little time goes by and it’s like crickets.

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The Perfect Way to Protect Your Business Documents

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Today’s world is full of hackers and notorious individuals who may try to proliferate into your business if you do not protect your business documents properly. There are various ways of doing so and it is wise to choose the best way. Not requirement to remember a password.

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Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

Everyaction

As End of Year Fundraising quickly approaches we've started to think of what you can do now to ensure a successful fundraising season. With so many EOY campaigns , one of the most powerful ways for donors to connect with your cause is through the power of storytelling.

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5 Steps to Increase Board Diversity at Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re concerned about your board’s diversity, you’re not alone. In this post, I cover the five steps your organization can follow in order to increase board diversity, equity and inclusion. board-recruitment board-diversity

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Strategies for Successful Patient Engagement

Connection Cafe

“How motivated are they to take an active role in their own well-being? That’s the ultimate goal of health care — to have the most engaged patient you possibly can, to get the best possible outcome.

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The Anatomy of a Great Social Media Post

NonProfit Hub

When it comes to marketing, social media should be your organization’s go-to tool. It helps you reach a wider audience, engage with distant supporters, draw people to your website and legitimize your brand. Although managing multiple accounts for your organization may seem confusing and overwhelming at first, good social media content actually follows a pretty simple formula.

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Leading with GRIT

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Feelings of being stuck, overwhelmed and frustrated plague too many of our workplaces says Laurie Sudbrink , author of the book, Leading With GRIT.

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What is Search Engine Optimization and Why is it Important

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

If you are running an online business or website you will have heard of the term, SEO or Search Engine Optimisation. SEO is more important today that it has ever been.

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Keep Better Contact Records with the Personal Email to Notes Feature

Everyaction

For fundraisers, the clarity of each donor contact record matters. A clean and complete contact record saves time and provides fundraisers with the full picture. Development teams need to know how the relationship with each donor has evolved over the years.

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Class 12 Ally Shares Experience in Program

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Ellie Slater Class 12 Public Ally. After graduating college and moving to Arizona, I was unsure of what path to take in life. I knew I wanted to continue my education but I was not ready to be back in the classroom setting, I wanted real-life experience.

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10 Ways Hospital Foundations Can Use Giving Tuesday to Enhance End-of-Year Giving

Connection Cafe

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably heard about #GivingTuesday. It is held the Tuesday after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday (and after the commercial Black Friday and Cyber Monday), and is a huge fundraising day for thousands of nonprofits and social good organizations.

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