Fundraisers Must Take Time Off From Work. Here’s How to Do It.

Get Fully Funded

When you work in fundraising, the last thing you may think you can do is take time off from work. And one thing you absolutely, positively MUST DO if you want to stay at the top of your game is take time off. Another trend is unlimited paid time off. How to Plan for Time Off .

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How To Be Time Smart

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Four out of five adults report feeling that they have too much to do and not enough time to do it,” reports Ashley Whillans , author of the book, Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life. These time-poor people experience less joy each day.

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It’s Really Time to Use Strong, Unique Passwords (Really!)

The MatrixFiles

Or they say things like, “I have a spreadsheet with all of my passwords” or “I use the same password all the time.”. Folks, it’s past time to use strong, unique passwords on each and every single site that you have an account on. It is waaaaay past time to use strong, unique passwords.

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NCE Social Media

Almost one quarter of time spent on the computer is for social networking. That’s a 43% jump in time spent on social networking in just one year. How much time have you spent on social media yourself? How much time do you spend managing your agency’s social media presence? Tags: Research Tools socialmedia time nielsen A new report from Nielsen finds that social networking is now the #1 thing people do online.

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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.

Planning a Golf Fundraiser in Uncertain Times: Technology Offers Time Savings & Flexibility

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These are questions with unpredictable answers, making time savings and flexibility more crucial than ever. Here’s how to leverage technology to plan a golf fundraiser in these uncertain times. This also makes it easy to handoff information to staff at the golf facility at any time.

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Developing Board Time, Talent, Treasure — and Tradition

NonProfit PRO

In your experience, have you dealt with board volunteers that have contributed the right combination of time, talent and treasure needed? Do board members in your organization understand their roles and responsibility to assist their nonprofit generally and with fundraising specifically?

[Case Study] First-Time Golf Tournament Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Habitat for Humanity of Chicago

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Massive Time Savings. Chris says the time savings the platform provided was invaluable. Plus, sponsors can upload graphics and links directly through the event website, saving a ton of time. Organization Snapshot.

Webinar: Strategic Planning in Uncertain Times


The pandemic has forced many organizations to rethink how they operate and very few have time to strategize while keeping their head above water. The post Webinar: Strategic Planning in Uncertain Times appeared first on DipJar.

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How To Reclaim Your Time

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Four out of five adults report feeling that they have too much to do and not enough time to do it,” reports Ashley Whillans , author of the new book, Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life. These time-poor people experience less joy each day.

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NCOA Gets $8M Gift From Scott

The NonProfit Times

10 post on publishing platform Medium , Scott announced another round of grants to nonprofits, however, this time the post was titled, “No Dollar Signs This Time,” and did not include a breakdown of organizations or grant amounts.

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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.

Fundraising Strategies for Difficult Times


It’s full of data-backed fundraising strategies for engaging with donors during difficult times, including tips for fundraising during times of uncertainty. Hard times happen! during difficult times. How do you communicate and raise money during hard times?

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First-Time Leader

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The First-Time Leader book by George Bradt and Gillian Davis begins with a discussion of taking charge of your new team and then tracks through BRAVE leadership components from the outside in. First-Time Leader is, as the title aptly describes, for first time leaders, explains Bradt. "It

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How To Be Time Smart

Eric Jacobsen Blog

“Four out of five adults report feeling that they have too much to do and not enough time to do it,” reports Ashley Whillans , author of the new book, Time Smart: How to Reclaim Your Time and Live a Happier Life. These time-poor people experience less joy each day.

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Best Time of Year for Sponsorship 

The Sponsorship Collective

If part of that planning involves sponsorship, then you may wonder when the best time of year is […]. The post Best Time of Year for Sponsorship appeared first on The Sponsorship Collective.

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Stop Wasting Your Time With Uninterested Donors

NonProfit PRO

If you are in this situation with a caseload filled with non-responding, uninterested donors, then you are wasting your precious time. That is a fact. Donor Relationship Management Major Gifts

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Fundraiser vs. Friendraiser vs. Waste of Time

The Fundraising Authority

There’s another name for those types of events, and it’s not funraiser… It’s waste of time. Don’t waste your time. Photo Credit: Emily Garecht The post Fundraiser vs. Friendraiser vs. Waste of Time first appeared on The Fundraising Authority.

Now Is the Time To Focus on Donor Retention

NonProfit PRO

Since the heaviest concentration of time for donor solicitation has recently passed, what should you be doing at this time of the year? I was going through my resource development library with specific interest to the month of January.

How to Know When It’s Time to Close Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

Let’s explore six reasons why it’s time to close your nonprofit. The reality is that with more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the U.S., there's a lot of duplication.

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4 Time-Saving Benefits of a CRM Integration for Nonprofits

Saleforce Nonprofit

An integration between your customer relationship management (CRM) platform and online fundraising platform is a simple time-saving solution that can help you collect all of your donor data in one place. A CRM integration not only saves time but also increases accuracy.

Cybersecurity in the Time of COVID


At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of organizations were forced to quickly learn how to operate remotely. For some, the shift to working from home was already happening on its own, but it is estimated that the pandemic accelerated the change by up to seven years. IT Security The Cloud

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A 2020 Time Machine

VQ Strategies

We have been asking ourselves that question at VQ Volunteer Strategies for quite some time… so we prepared our own lighthearted answer. A 2020 Time Machine for Leaders of Volunteers. Resilience What are you doing to take care of yourself during these challenging times?

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It’s time for your nonprofit to prioritize internal communications

Big Duck

The post It’s time for your nonprofit to prioritize internal communications appeared first on Big Duck

Meeting Elevation in Real Time


U of Denver

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When it’s time to say goodbye

Big Duck

The post When it’s time to say goodbye appeared first on Big Duck

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It’s Q1: Time to Start Year-End Planning

NonProfit PRO

Every year, nonprofit marketers focus on the sprint that is year-end giving from Giving Tuesday through the end of the year. And every year, we say this feels like it’s all happening sooner — and it actually is! Annual Campaigns

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Is now the time for Corporate Outreach?

Greater Giving

As more companies and their employees return to the office, now is the time for nonprofits to engage in corporate outreach. The post Is now the time for Corporate Outreach?

Now Is an Exciting Time to Ask for a Monthly Gift Upgrade

NonProfit PRO

And while you may be hesitant, now is an excellent time to consider asking for an upgrade. If you have a sustainer program that’s been around for a few years, you must consider upgrading them at least once a year.

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The Spirit of Giving Time, Talent and Treasure

NonProfit PRO

The spirit of giving time, talent and treasure is important to the long-term success of nonprofits. Happy volunteers and donors will encourage others to follow suit. Fundraiser Education

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Time-Management Methods, Techniques And Strategies For Students

Eric Jacobsen Blog

For Students , adapted from Brian Tracy ’s time-management bestseller, Eat That Frog , which has sold more than 2.4 This new edition addresses the specific needs of high school and college students , teaching them readily actionable time-management methods, techniques and strategies.

Tracking Time and Expenses at Your Nonprofit


If you run a nonprofit, you're no stranger to the idea of wearing many hats at your organization — and working hard to keep a number of different processes running smoothly at any given time. But it's hard to overstate the importance of tracking time and expenses correctly at your nonprofit.

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It’s time we pay interview-stage job applicants for their time

Nonprofit AF

Quick note before we start: Several groups across the country are putting on a PEEP (Party to Enhance Equity in. Hiring Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion interviews job applicants job searching nonprofit

Giving Season is Over. Now it’s Time to Optimize

NonProfit PRO

While the giving season is over, it doesn't mean giving has to end. So, if you want to raise more money throughout the year, you should optimize your donation process to make it as engaging and seamless as possible.

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5 Ways QuickBooks Online Saves Nonprofits Time and Money


QuickBooks Online is a flexible, secure, and intuitive accounting tool. It can be accessed from anywhere with an Internet connection, helps you create customized reports in seconds, automatically backs up to the cloud, automates important processes, and integrates with the tools you already use.

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Announcing… NonProfit Times TV!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That’s why I was thrilled to see The Nonprofit Times become an early adopter of this new technology with the launch of their Nonprofit Times TV Channel ( ). Most of us will be watching on our computers, but within the next year or two the technology will quickly evolve to allow us to watch channels like Nonprofit Times TV on our digital TV sets in our living rooms.

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Protecting one’s time: how wellbeing plays into decision-making

Big Duck

The post Protecting one’s time: how wellbeing plays into decision-making appeared first on Big Duck

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How Nonprofits Can Use Technology to Save Time in the Back Office


As your organization balances everything from donor relations to delivering on your mission, staying efficient and organized is critical. Back-office and other administrative duties can feel as if they are getting in the way of bigger-picture activities, but you can't let them fall by the wayside.

3 Commitments Nonprofit Leaders Can Make in Times of Great Uncertainty

NonProfit PRO

The overwhelm can seem close to immobilizing. Leaders always need to make decisions. But this year, the amount of decision-making required to lead feels crushing. So much so that many nonprofit leaders are delaying big decisions. Executive Issues

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Finding the Right Timing for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Email Communications

NonProfit PRO

When it comes to timing of email communications for your peer-to-peer events, there are three big levers you can adjust. Timing also varies by type of event, which breaks down into four categories. Let’s look at how peer-to-peer email timing levers vary for each event type.

Building Donor Relationships One Thank You At a Time

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post by Ephraim Gopin, the founder of 1832 Communications. “The thank you is the single most important piece of communication that your donors get. They have a higher recall of it than the appeal that generated the gift.” ” fundraising

Try My #1 Time-Saving Tip for End-of-Year Fundraising


It’s no wonder that many fundraisers find themselves so exhausted by the time they send their appeals that the last thing on their mind is writing a heartfelt thank you message or reporting back to the donor on how their gift made an impact.

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3 Content Creation Tips For When You’re Short On Time


Often, that means we’re pressed for time. That also means that we’re likely to devote less time to things that feel like they’re not directly contributing to your nonprofit’s bottom line. . How does this save you time? Then make time to execute them. .