Mon.Nov 27, 2023

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Year-End Fundraising Marketing Essentials

NonProfit PRO

In line with campaigns throughout the year, end-of-year marketing campaigns should focus on an organization’s mission and stay true to its branding. Here are some things to keep in mind as you develop your year-end fundraising marketing strategy.

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Most Trusted Charities? Veterans Groups. Who's Falling? Religious Organizations

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Seventy percent of respondents said it was essential to trust a charity before giving — but only 20 percent said they highly trust charities. By Jim Rendon Getty Images Seventy percent of respondents said it was essential to trust a charity before giving — but only 20 percent said they highly trust charities.

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Intermediary organizations are vital and funders need to increase funding going to them

Non Profit AF

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Fiscal Sponsorship Is On the Rise, Allowing Groups That Aren’t Nonprofits to Accept Donations

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The last 20 years have seen larger growth in the field than the previous 50, and demand for fiscal sponsors has surged since 2020. By Eden Stiffman Bridgewater College Having the Tides Center as its fiscal sponsor allowed Vote Early Day to shed much of its back-office infrastructure. The last 20 years have seen larger growth in the field than the previous 50, and demand for fiscal sponsors has surged since 2020.

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2023 Nonprofit Holiday Gift Guide

NonProfit Leadership Center

The Nonprofit Leadership Center’s Nonprofit Holiday Gift Guide highlights gifts for everyone on your list, with some or all of the proceeds benefiting nonprofits. Gifts in this 2023 guide were curated by the Nonprofit Leadership Center’s nonprofit community through a submission process in November. As you celebrate the holidays this season, thank you for supporting nonprofits that strengthen our communities.

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Seeking 2024 Nonprofit Trend Predictions

NonProfit PRO

NonProfit PRO is compiling its 10th annual nonprofit trends list. As we prepare this year's list, we decided to directly ask you — nonprofit professionals — to submit new tactics that are working at your nonprofit and your expectations for what will be trending in 2024.

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Supporting Nonprofits on GivingTuesday This Year Could Have a Bigger Impact Than Usual

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Giving is down, and the number of people making charitable donations is declining, so many nonprofits will be trying to make up the difference. By Thalia Beaty, Associated Press Rick Bowmer/AP Giving is down, and the number of people making charitable donations is declining, so many nonprofits will be trying to make up the difference.

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Amid ‘checkout charity’ boom, some Americans are more likely to be impulse givers than others

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Impulse givers tend to differ from those who give directly to charitable organizations, research finds. By Lauren Dula and Ruth K. Hansen Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Walmart has embraced checkout charity. If you live in the United States, chances are that cashiers often ask whether you want to donate to a cause their employer is currently supporting.

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Qgiv Unveils Strategic Vision for AI Fundraising Solutions

NonProfit PRO

Qgiv announced its strategy for embracing AI and machine learning with Fundraising Intelligence by Qgiv. This collection of tools is designed to empower nonprofits and fundraisers to maximize their impact by simplifying day-to-day tasks.

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Building Bridges Between Volunteers And Donors: Emily’s Story

Bloomerang

Have you ever wondered about the powerful connection between volunteers and donors in the nonprofit world? It’s a dynamic yet often overlooked relationship. This is the story of how George Washington University Hospital , a hub of compassionate healthcare and advanced technology, bridged this gap, and the inspiring journey of Emily, a volunteer turned major donor.

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Report Outlines Challenges, Opportunities for Interim Nonprofit Executives

NonProfit PRO

Third Sector Company released its first annual “The State of the Interim Profession in the Nonprofit Sector” report. The report outlined seven high-level themes to that should take center stage in advancing the transitional leadership profession.

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New! 2024 Certificate in Social Media Marketing & Fundraising for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Customized for small nonprofits with limited time and financial resources, the 2024 Certificate in Social Media Marketing & Fundraising program covers the fundamentals of social media marketing and fundraising for your nonprofit. Participants will learn how to create a social media strategy, how to craft a content marketing plan, and current best practices for using social media for community engagement and fundraising.

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GRAX Unveils Free Data Protection Initiative for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

GRAX Inc. announced its new data protection initiative for nonprofit organizations. GRAX is making it easier for nonprofits to preserve their sensitive data with complementary licenses of the company’s advanced data protection and recovery solutions.

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Why Do They Give? Donors Speak About What Moves Them and How They Plan End-of-Year Donations

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Among their motivations: a serious illness of a friend or loved on and a lesson for their children in how to improve their communities and beyond. By Thalia Beaty, Associated Press David J. Phillip/AP Monica Fulton, of Houston, sees her giving and volunteering as a way to make a difference, something she has tried to pass on to her children, who are now 18 and 20 years old.

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3 Tips for Unlocking Year-End Success

Veritus Group

Here are three donor caseload management strategies to help focus your efforts on where you can make the biggest impact at year-end. The post 3 Tips for Unlocking Year-End Success appeared first on Veritus Group.

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What Is The Major Gift Potential of Your Volunteers?

Bloomerang

There are a lot of myths when it comes to fundraising with volunteers: Myth #1 : “Volunteers are already giving us their time so we shouldn’t also ask them for money.” Wrong! 85% of volunteers donate to the nonprofits they volunteer for. Myth #2 : “If they wanted to give, they would have done so already. Clearly they prefer to just volunteer.” Wrong!

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The Benefit Fund (Blog)

Stanford Social Innovation Review

By Frank J. Martin & Brandon Leppke The next step in impact investing is the Delaware statutory public benefit limited partnership, which provides clarity of definition, assuages fears of greenwashing, and harmonizes manager incentives with public good.

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Tobacco-Settlement Lawyer Joe Rice Gives $30 Million for Law School Scholarships

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The money will fund scholarships and professorships at the University of South Carolina's law school, which will be renamed for the donor.

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What’s Going On? What Can We Do?

Clairification

I had a pure strategic fundraising post all ready to launch today, but I just couldn’t quite do it. The world seems wildly out of whack right now. I can’t pretend it’s business as usual. I try to stay away from “politics,” because I know that’s not why you read my blog. However, we live in a political world. And so do our nonprofits, our staff, our volunteers, our donors and our clients.

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Michelle M. Sanchez to Serve as Nonprofit Leadership Center’s Next Board Chair

NonProfit Leadership Center

The Nonprofit Leadership Center (NLC) is pleased to announce that Michelle M. Sanchez, CPA, will serve as its board chair for 2024, effective January 1. As a passionate member of the NLC board since 2021 and a public accountant in the Tampa Bay area since 1994, Michelle brings deep expertise in auditing and financial management to the organization and nonprofit sector.

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10 Ways to Engage Donors of All Generations

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By Lisa Schohl Getty Images Offer hands-on ways to contribute, build ties with existing donors’ younger family members and friends, and more tips from experienced fundraisers and consultants.

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Wear the Shirt of Change: Representing the Power of Women's Leadership This Giving Tuesday

Fundraising Leadership

Issue 246 — November 27, 2023 No doubt you have noticed that Giving Tuesday 2023 is today, November 27. I’m challenging you to share what’s on the shirt of your convictions about women’s leadership. My personal favorite shirt is historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich’s well-used quote, “Well behaved women rarely make history.” But today I’m wearing the shirt designed by Michael Stars for this Giving Tuesday.

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How Nonprofit Executive Directors Should Quit

Nonprofit Fixer

There is no more important staff role in a nonprofit than the executive director (ED). Sometimes called the CEO, the executive director’s role is complex and multifaceted. Executive directors are privy to information no one else has. Internal and external stakeholders may form opinions about the entire organization based on interactions with the ED.