January, 2023

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The 3 Keys to Future-Proofing Your Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

The future’s looking bright for fundraising, but the rapidly upcoming generational shift has a lot of nonprofits looking to the future. Focusing on the traditional donor profile isn’t going to work going forward — which is why future-proofing your fundraising should be No. 1 on your priority list.

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How Donate Now, Pay Later is Transforming Millennial & Gen Z Giving for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Neil St. Clair , Co-Founder & COO at B Generous – the first-ever platform allowing nonprofit donors to “Donate Now, Pay Later”. Millennials are coming into their own income-wise.

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Demystifying Data Across Your Association

Association Analytics

The post Demystifying Data Across Your Association appeared first on Association Analytics. Resources Data Adoption Data Governance

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What Do Successful Associations Have in Common? What We’re Learning from the Associations Thrive Podcast

The MatrixFiles

In case you missed it, Matrix Group now has a podcast. It’s called Associations Thrive ! Each week, I interview association and nonprofit CEOs, Presidents and Executive Directors about the things their organization is doing to increase membership, generate revenue, and ultimately thrive.

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Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

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Thursday Thoughts | Supporter habits to build this year

EveryAction

Welcome to another installment of Thursday Thoughts, a dedicated space for our friends in nonprofit sector leadership to reflect on reports, statistics, and other trends—because when our community shares knowledge, we can all do more good. Check out our last installment here !

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What Grant Funders Really Want

NonProfit PRO

Whether your nonprofit is applying for a government grant or support from a private foundation, what reviewers are looking for in grant proposals can feel like a secret. So, to improve your grant applications and give funders what they want, here are five tips. Grants Applications Funders

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2023 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cause awareness and giving days are powerful themes upon which to launch digital marketing and fundraising campaigns. In addition to the international days listed below, see also public holidays by country , Days of the Year , and Wikipedia’s List of Commemorative Months. January.

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How Smart Associations are Maintaining Relevance & Revenue in Today’s Economy – 1/18/23

Association Analytics

The post How Smart Associations are Maintaining Relevance & Revenue in Today’s Economy – 1/18/23 appeared first on Association Analytics.

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The Promise & Peril of Creator Tools Like ChatGPT for Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

The Chronicle of Philanthropy recently published an opinion piece, “ AI Can Help Nonprofits Reach More Donors But Fundraisers Can’t Ignore Potential Pitfalls ,” a topic that Allison Fine and I have been researching and writing about since 2017.

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Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

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Attract donors and recruit volunteers: free advertising for nonprofits

EveryAction

from our friends at Community Boost Consulting The work you do is important and it’s imperative that people know about it.

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How to Start a Fundraiser in 11 Simple Steps

Wild Apricot

The post How to Start a Fundraiser in 11 Simple Steps appeared first on WildApricot. Fundraising

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4 Tips to Rock That 990 and Why You Should Care

NonProfit PRO

You tell your story through the IRS Form 990, or the 990 will tell it for you — the good, the bad, and the ugly. There are 99 reasons why you should care about the IRS Form 990, but let's stick to four helpful tips and why it matters most to you.

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How to Use Trial & Error to Find the Right Fundraisers for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Jessica Fox , Content Manager at Eventgroove – a one-stop platform for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events that offers event management, online fundraising, ticketing, and online storefronts for print and digital merchandise. As a fundraiser, you’re up against some tough odds.

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Achieving Organizational Transformation: Pathways to Success

Association executives—and hopefully their boards—know that they are facing perilous times. Driven by the pace of cultural and technological change, they are experiencing major disruptions in the traditional business models that used to guide organizational growth strategies.orgSource offers a straightforward approach to navigating these changes and readying your organization for growth.

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Creating a Better Member Experience

Association Analytics

When’s the last time you heard a board member say, “Members want…” followed by an aggregate of the last five conversations they’ve had.

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Visionlink New Feature: Search & Send

VisionLink

Visionlink's Community Operating System™️ latest feature enhancement allows your case managers, volunteer coordinators, contact specialists, navigators and others to send announcements and other updates directly from their Visionlink platform to large or small groups of users!

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The end of year-end 2022

EveryAction

The year-end fundraising season is always a busy one for nonprofits.

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30 Free Nonprofit Webinars for January 2023

Wild Apricot

The post 30 Free Nonprofit Webinars for January 2023 appeared first on WildApricot. Organizational Management

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The Denan Project - Leveraging WhatsApp for Good

As part of building a new supporter journey (from making a one-time donation to becoming a sustaining supporter), The Denan Project set out to shorten the time between the first donation and the recurring donations.

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How to Pay for Fundraising Costs: Can It Be Fast, Cheap and Good?

NonProfit PRO

Many nonprofit executives still struggle with how to pay for fundraising. That’s a shame because fundraising done well pays for itself. Yet the dilemma is real and persistent. Executive Issues Financial Services Strategic Planning Fundraising costs

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[Free Webinar] How to Accept Donate Now, Pay Later™ Donations to Grow Giving in 2023

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023. Time: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT (1 hour). Cost: Free. Presented by: Dominic Kalms , CEO & Founder at B Generous. Donate Now, Pay Later was inspired by the widespread acceptance of Buy Now, Pay Later in the consumer retail space.

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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. Resources Analytics for Everyone Data Adoption Data Culture Data Quality Executive Marketing Member Engagement Member Retention Planning & Strategy Technology

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How to convert a Meta/Facebook profile into a Page

Whole Whale

At this point in the digital age, we all know how to make a Facebook profile (heck, you’ve probably been on Facebook for so long, you don’t even remember making your profile anymore).

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3 Grassroots advocacy milestones to meet this month

EveryAction

“To stand still is to fall behind,” said Mark Twain. He likely didn’t have grassroots campaigns in mind when he uttered those words, but Twain’s advice is spot-on for grassroots advocacy practitioners as they make a plan to engage the new Congress.

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How To Create an Effective Donor Stewardship Program in 8 Simple Steps

Wild Apricot

The post How To Create an Effective Donor Stewardship Program in 8 Simple Steps appeared first on WildApricot. Fundraising

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Breaking Down Organizational Silos to Create an Optimal Omnichannel Experience

NonProfit PRO

Creating a seamless customer experience may sound daunting at first. But it’s worth it. A key component to adopting an omnichannel approach for your fundraising and marketing campaigns is to identify and break down the organizational silos standing in your way.

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[Free Webinar] Blogging Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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How Smart Associations are Maintaining Relevance & Revenue in Today’s Economy

Association Analytics

The post How Smart Associations are Maintaining Relevance & Revenue in Today’s Economy appeared first on Association Analytics.

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7 often-ignored MLK quotes to ground our work of fighting for equity and justice

Non Profit AF

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Those of us who are in nonprofit, philanthropy, and other fields focused on. philanthropy Policy and Advocacy Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

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Your 2023 Email Outreach Checklist

TechSoup

The new year is a perfect time to reexamine and refine your email outreach efforts. Not sure where to begin? Here are some areas to focus on in 2023 and beyond. Marketing and Communications

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Words to Avoid—2023 Edition

Candid

It’s that time again—Words to Avoid, 2023. Although this year, perhaps more than others, we should maybe call it “Words to Avoid …and some other words to pause before using, do additional research, and then decide whether or not to use.” Not as catchy? Okay, we’ll stick with what we have.

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The Power of an Entrepreneurial Mindset in the Nonprofit Sector

NonProfit PRO

Often, a deep commitment and personal connection to the mission of an organization is what drives entrepreneurial spirit. Vision, not perfection, is what leads to outcomes. So how do you make the critical leap from entrepreneurial to operational?

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