How to Maximize Productivity to Spend More Time with Donors

NonProfit PRO

Thankfully, there are methods and tools that can help productivity and, more specifically, maximize time for securing grants and donations. Grants Donations donors relationship Productivity Time management

Find Time to Vacation Before Year-End

NonProfit PRO

The nonprofit sector sucks at vacationing plus resting on vacation. Nonprofit employees come to work exhausted, but need to do a better job of taking care of themselves. When employees are not at their best, their performance suffers. Staffing & Human Resources Family vacation Vacation Year-End

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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?

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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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.

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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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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5 Benefits of Deploying a Volunteer Time Off (VTO) Policy

The Volunteer Hub

Creating and implementing a volunteer time off policy can provide much-needed support to the community, help develop skills for employees, and boost morale. The post 5 Benefits of Deploying a Volunteer Time Off (VTO) Policy appeared first on VolunteerHub.

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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Why It Might Be Time for a New Website for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit PRO

Do you ever have a nagging feeling that it’s time to update your nonprofit’s website? But how do you know for sure that it’s time to change your nonprofit’s website? And how do you find solid reasons for a website redesign that justify the time and cost involved?

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.

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.

2022 Donor-Advised Fund Report: Grants to Charities Increase 28%, Surpassing $45B for First Time

NonProfit PRO

The 2022 Donor-Advised Fund Report details growth in all key DAF metrics for the 12th consecutive year. The new report also reveals DAF grantmaking to charities around the world grew 60% compared to pre-pandemic 2019 and increased 400% over the past decade.

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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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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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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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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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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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How to Know When it’s Time for New Software for Your Nonprofit: 3 Signs

NonProfit PRO

Here are three clues that it might be time for a new solution. Your technology choices directly impact your organization’s efficiency and effectiveness. That’s why it’s worthwhile to annually review your technology and consider adding or replacing a new product.

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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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.

Time’s almost up! Join us for Benchmarks 2023

M+R

Read time: 2 minutes. Our time will be billed just like other hours in our contract. The post Time’s almost up! The deadline to join the 2023 Benchmarks Study is THIS Friday, December 2. Be sure to sign our consent form to secure your spot!

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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What Should Organizations Do With a Large Unsolicited — and Unrestricted — One-Time Gift?

NonProfit PRO

In just three years, MacKenzie Scott has given more than $12 billion in unrestricted funding to hundreds of nonprofit organizations.

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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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Deliver the Metrics Grantmakers Want: How Enhanced Reporting Can Help Increase Funding and Save Time

NonProfit PRO

We'll then hear from Stephen Crano, Data Management Analyst at Brooklyn Community Services as he discusses how Apricot decreased reporting time at his organization.

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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5 Time-Saving Tips For Busy Nonprofit Professionals

CauseVox

As a nonprofit professional, time is our most valuable resource, and it often feels like there’s not enough of it. Not only are they intellectually painful, but they waste time. Short on time? Do commit time upfront to set up automations. It’s time to meet.

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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Webinar: Strategic Planning in Uncertain Times

DipJar

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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Drawing on Skills-Based Volunteerism to Meet Organizational Needs in a Time of Change

NonProfit PRO

Skills-based volunteering can be of critical support to nonprofits in the current environment, enabling them to take a step back from their current context and envision the future. Volunteers

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Fundraising in Times of Crisis: What 2020-2021 Giving Trends Tell Us About 2022 and Beyond

NonProfit PRO

In this timely session, Steven Shattuck from Bloomerang will break down all of the leading research studies into 2020-21 fundraising and donor behavior, as well as Bloomerang user data, campaigns, and case studies, in order to reveal the key elements that your nonprofit should be focusing on now to achieve fundraising success in 2022 and beyond.

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Fundraising Strategies for Difficult Times

Qgiv

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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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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6 Things We Learned From Social Giving During a Time of Social Distance

NonProfit PRO

Social giving experiences were some of the most drastically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As we emerge from an extended period of social distancing, it’s important to reexamine how giving experiences and expectations have changed and what lessons we can learn from virtual fundraising.

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[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.

Build Resilience for the Tough Times Ahead

sgEngage

Given the volatile state of the economy and the general climate of uncertainty, my greatest fear is that many boards, CEOs, and fundraisers will fail to invest the time and money necessary to hold on to their most valuable resource—their donors.

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Is It Time to Become an Independent Consultant?

NonProfit PRO

After more than a year of work from home — completely or part of the time — many fundraisers were eager to get back to the office. The colleagues! The coffee! The gossip! The super-fast copy machine! But others are asking, “Do I have to go back? Can I work from home forever and thrive?”.

Fundraising in Times of Crisis: What 2020-2021 Giving Trends Tell Us About 2022 and Beyond

NonProfit PRO

In this timely session, Steven Shattuck from Bloomerang will break down all of the leading research studies into 2020-21 fundraising and donor behavior, as well as Bloomerang user data, campaigns, and case studies, in order to reveal the key elements that your nonprofit should be focusing on now to achieve fundraising success in 2022 and beyond.

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4 Times Churches Should Use Waivers

sgEngage

Let’s jump into the four times your church should use waivers. This can let people know ahead of time that they may be photographed during the event. The post 4 Times Churches Should Use Waivers first appeared on npENGAGE.

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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