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6 Ways to Create a Culture of Givers At Your Organization (a Tribute to Heidi Dressler)

Joan Garry

So many members of the Nonprofit Leadership Lab are pure, unadulterated Givers. But Heidi was the “Queen Giver”. The post 6 Ways to Create a Culture of Givers At Your Organization (a Tribute to Heidi Dressler) appeared first on Joan Garry Consulting.

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Newsletter: How to Sell Partnerships at Trade Shows ; 25 Testimonial Statistics You Should Know ? ; ?Is Bill Gates ?Really a Billionaire Doing Good??

Selfish Giving

Who's had success recruiting new corporate partners at events like trade shows? Anyone? Anyone? It's not something I'm an expert on. That's why I'm glad I came across this interview with Brian D'Erario , a partnership expert who's worked with several well-known publications, including Morning Brew. He offered some solid advice we can use at the next trade show we attend. ?

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How to Fight Power by Building Power

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Mikael Blomkvist on pexels.com How can organizations build the movement we need to overcome corporate power? Over the past five years, PowerSwitch Action has experimented with weaving together seven local affiliates in California to grow statewide power. The goal: challenge corporations on behalf of the low-wage workers, people of color, and immigrants who make the state’s economy churn.

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Donorbox + Little Green Light: A Powerful Integration to Streamline Your Workflow

Donorbox Nonprofit

How much time does your fundraising team spend manually ensuring all your various tools are in sync? This time suck is not only burning out your employees. It’s also wasting valuable time you could spend sharpening your fundraising strategy – and raising more for your mission. That’s where the Donorbox + Little Green Light integration […] The post Donorbox + Little Green Light: A Powerful Integration to Streamline Your Workflow appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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GivingTuesday Results Are Flat; Nonprofits Raise $3.1 Billion

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The number of donors who gave declined by 10 percent compared with last year. By Emily Haynes and Rasheeda Childress United Way Bay Area BMO Financial Group volunteers put together more than 1,000 personal-care kits on GivingTuesday at United Way Bay Area. The number of donors who gave declined by 10 percent compared with last year.

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Building a strong reputation: how nonprofit professionals can shape their personal brand

Big Duck

Strategies nonprofit professionals can use to shape their personal brand, establish a strong reputation, and develop meaningful connections with key audiences.

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A Nonprofit Mentoring Crisis Threatens Future Leadership of the Field

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Nonprofit leaders have stopped giving advice and feedback to younger employees for fear of blowback. This is hurting the whole sector. By Eboo Patel Nonprofit leaders have stopped giving advice and feedback to younger employees for fear of blowback. This is hurting the whole sector.

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Online KYC – A Customer-Centric Approach to Enhance User Experience

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Online KYC – A Customer-Centric Approach to Enhance User Experience The ideas behind Online KYC (Know Your Customer) extend back to the early 1990s when the global financial sector experimented with alternative approaches to identity verification. As the ease of conducting business and technology advanced, fraud increased, prompting the banking sector to want a more conclusive identity verification solution from governments.

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Building a culture of nonprofit compliance at Candid

Candid

Here’s a familiar scene: your nonprofit organization just won its first big grant, and you’re ecstatic. But before receiving funds, you need to show you’re legally registered, governed by a board, and have solid financial management policies. On top of that, there’s a lengthy contract to review and sign. It’s a lot of due diligence and compliance work to handle.

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Nurturing Hearts And Health: The Synergy Of CRM And Fundraising In Healthcare Nonprofits

Bloomerang

Healthcare nonprofits today face a challenging landscape where balancing donor management and fundraising is critical—because the journey of nurturing relationships with donors is as critical as the healthcare services you provide. The pivotal systems you use—nonprofit Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems and fundraising tools—are not mutually exclusive but complementary tools in your mission to acquire, retain, and grow your donor base.

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Seeding Solidarity Economies: What’s Behind the Emerging Ecosystems

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: composition by Gabby Henrie With this article, we begin a new NPQ series, Solidarity Economies: Building Community Power. Coproduced with the New Economy Coalition —a coalition of over 100 organizations building the solidarity economy in the United States—this series highlights case studies of solidarity economy ecosystems that are returning wealth and building grassroots power in cities across the country.

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A Guide To Building Lasting Bonds With Volunteers

Bloomerang

*This is Part II of a series focused on nonprofit volunteering and volunteer programs. Click here to read Part I. Fundraising events are a lifeblood for so many nonprofits. They can also be a major undertaking where the need for volunteers to support the event is high. From running ticket tables and emceeing raffles to providing snacks and water along a charity 5K, there are several activities involved where you would need volunteers.

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Bezos Day 1 Families Fund Awards $117.6 Million to Help Homeless Families

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By M.J. Prest Crossroads Rhode Island A mother and her children benefiting from the support of Crossroads Rhode Island, a recipient of a Bezos Day 1 Families Fund grant. Also, the Kalahari Resorts and Conventions commit to $50 million for clean water; and a $30 million grant for a cancer center at Health Crown Point hospital, in Indiana.

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Cultivating Community Growth: The Synergy Of CRM And Fundraising In Nonprofit Organizations

Bloomerang

For nonprofits today, managing donor relationships and fundraising efforts is essential. Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and fundraising tools play a significant role. It can be helpful to think of these tools not as separate elements but as complementary forces in your mission to engage, nurture, and expand your community of supporters. Nonprofit CRMs and fundraising tools are key technologies for charities and similar groups.

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The Satisfaction of Unclogging a Drain and What That Has to Do with Your Donor Pipeline

Veritus Group

If you're not carefully managing it, it's likely that your donor pipeline has a clog at a certain giving level where donors are getting stuck. The post The Satisfaction of Unclogging a Drain and What That Has to Do with Your Donor Pipeline appeared first on Veritus Group.

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Comment on #GivingTuesday is Over: 4 Critical Things to Do Next by LaKesha Lockett, CFRE

Amy Eisenstein

Hi Amy, I tried something new this year and did a “Day of Giving” the week before Giving Tuesday. While I didn’t quite hit my goal, your advice is great. I’ll implement your suggestions for personal call follow-ups for donors and reaching out to LYBUNT supporters in mid-December, building on the recent personalized update emails I sent at the end of October and the first few days in November.

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Focus More, Don’t Work More: 9 Leadership Lessons From My First Year as Head of School

Mission Minded

Anna Moore, Head of The Howard School shares what she learned in her first year as head that can help you reach your own goals and be a more confident and effective leader. The post Focus More, Don’t Work More: 9 Leadership Lessons From My First Year as Head of School appeared first on Mission Minded.

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Breaking Down Silos Between Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising

Prosper Strategies

Collaboration and synergy between nonprofit marketing and fundraising departments is essential for achieving organizational and mission success. Yet, one of the most common barriers to effective teamwork is the presence of silos between these two important departments. We often hear things like, “Our marketing and fundraising departments operate independently, the right hand doesn’t know what […] The post Breaking Down Silos Between Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising appeared

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Improve Donor Retention: 4 Tips Nonprofits Need to Know

Successful Nonprofits

Unlock the secrets to boosting donor retention! Discover 4 essential tips that will keep your supporters coming back for more. From personalized follow-ups to offering diverse involvement opportunities, we've got you covered!

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Are You Brave Enough?

Mission Minded

Few leaders are fearless, but all must be brave. Here are four steps to build your bravery and confidence. The post Are You Brave Enough? appeared first on Mission Minded.

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Comment on #GivingTuesday is Over: 4 Critical Things to Do Next by Sherrie

Amy Eisenstein

I really dislike Giving Tuesday–I think they should have it the Tuesday before Thanksgiving (for many reasons) and it feels like we are competing with ALL other nonprofits on the same day. However, I used AI to create a plan for Giving Tuesday which made it all a bit easier for me! It wrote the posts/recommended the pictures/images and so I didn’t feel so overwhelmed!

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How to Fire a Difficult Board Member

Successful Nonprofits

We offer 3 techniques to fire the unprodcutive or disruptive board member.

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Comment on #GivingTuesday is Over: 4 Critical Things to Do Next by Patricia Eldred

Amy Eisenstein

I’m a long-time professional fundraiser, now only taking occasional consulting work. When Giving Tuesday began years ago, I enthusiastically embraced it, participated in it, and watched its success grow year after year. This year, I’ve begun to think GT may have overstayed its welcome. I’m sure it still helps organizations raise some funds but wonder how much of those funds wouldn’t have been raised through thoughtful, personalized fundraising at year end anyway.