Mon.Jun 17, 2024

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Effective Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Nonprofit Talent

NonProfit Leadership Center

Although nonprofit jobs comprise about 10% of the American workforce, nonprofits are experiencing a workforce crisis. In the most recent Nonprofit Workforce Survey conducted by the National Council of Nonprofits, nearly 3 in 4 nonprofits reported job vacancies (exceeding pre-COVID levels), primarily due to salary competition, budget constraints/insufficient funds and burnout.

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Major Funders Bet Big on Rural America and 'Everyday Democracy'

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Takeaways from a new cross-ideological venture that plans to spend $50 million in philanthropy-starved regions: “No one is coming to do this work for us." By Drew Lindsay Courtesy of Sipp Culture Grocery stores near Utica, Miss., have closed, so residents came together with the nonprofit Sipp Culture to create a community farm and commercial greenhouse.

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Study Finds P2P Walk/Run Programs Struggling With Staffing, Facebook Fundraiser Declines

NonProfit PRO

A study by Nuclavis found that peer-to-peer fundraising programs are struggling to activate fundraisers and retain past participants in 2024.

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A $50 Million Gift Will Help Underinsured Children Get Orthopedic Care

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Meyer and Renee Luskin’s donation will enable the Luskin Orthopaedic Institute for Children to further its patient care, research, and medical education programs. By Maria Di Mento Reed Hutchinson Meyer and Renee Luskin pledged $50 million to support the Luskin Orthopaedic Institute for Children’s work treating orthopedic conditions and injuries. The hospital primarily treats underinsured children and is associated UCLA’s health system.

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How To Cultivate Community Affinity Throughout The Generosity Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Corporate Brand

This session will dive into how to create rich generosity experiences that foster long-lasting relationships. You’ll walk away with actionable insights to redefine how you engage with your supporters—emphasizing trust, engagement, and community over transactional giving models. 🤝 Industry expert Tim Sarrantonio will explore data-backed strategies to engage supporters as active participants in a community that values their contributions and shared ideals.

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5 Community-Building Tactics to Boost Donor Acquisition

NonProfit PRO

Use these cost-effective community-building tactics to boost donor acquisition and make new donors feel at home in your organization.

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Groundbreaking Study to Tackle Cancer Disparities among Black Women

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Klaus Nielsen on pexels.com In May of 2024, the American Cancer Society announced the launch of the VOICES of Black Women study, a first-of-its-kind initiative that aims to enroll 100,000 participants in “the largest behavioral and environmental focused population study of cancer risk and outcomes in Black women in the United States.” If the study meets its aims, it could serve as a tremendous step forward in understanding disparities in cancer detection, treatment, and survivorsh

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Building connections with funders as Black nonprofit leaders 

Candid

Research has shown that Black nonprofit leaders face unique challenges , particularly in securing adequate funding for their organizations. A study by Candid found that nonprofits with Black CEOs are more likely to have smaller revenues than those with white CEOs. Similarly, Cause Effective’s study Money, Power and Race: The Lived Experience of Fundraisers of Color sheds light on the systemic issues Black individuals encounter in fundraising.

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Harnessing the Power of AI for Positive Impact: A Conversation with Juan Lavista Ferres

NonProfit Quarterly

The relationship between AI and health, environmental sustainability, and humanitarian efforts is complex. On one hand, when it comes to vulnerable communities, AI has been used for surveillance , has perpetuated economic inequalities , and sometimes, has served as an instrument of violence and domination. Through irresponsible and biased models, AI has also exacerbated preexisting inequities in healthcare.

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Don’t Forget to Be a Human!

Veritus Group

Sometimes, the best way to connect (or reconnect) with your donor as a person is to bring your authentic self into the relationship. The post Don’t Forget to Be a Human! appeared first on Veritus Group.

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Why Smart Nonprofits Focus on Growing Monthly Giving

Clairification

For at least the past seven years I’ve been actively encouraging nonprofits of all stripes to prioritize beginning or ramping up their monthly giving program. Not a lot of nonprofits were really leaning into this then. But, as much sense as it made then, it makes even more sense now. So, I’m going to ask you: How are you doing with this? Here’s why I’m asking.

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How to Design a Seamless & Personalized Digital Donor Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio

The average nonprofit uses five or more different software platforms to create their donor’s journey, making the experience clunky and disjointed. If you want to design a magical online giving experience for donors, making their journey as seamless as possible is key. In this webinar with expert Tim Sarrantonio, you’ll learn the fundamental steps to create an immersive and personalized online giving experience for your donors.

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Has your fundraising “recipe” lost its magic?

Jeff Brooks

Remember how wonderful were the cookies your grandmother used to bake? Thank goodness she gave you the recipe. But they just aren’t as good as they were back then. What was the “grandma magic” she had that you don’t have? Maybe it’s the recipe. Maybe you’ve made “improvements” over the years that have fundamentally changed the cookies into a lesser version of themselves.

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Cost of Ignoring Wage Disputes: Wake-up Call for Employees

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Cost of Ignoring Wage Disputes: Wake-up Call for Employees Have you ever experienced the frustration of being shortchanged by your employer? As a hardworking employee, you deserve fair compensation for your efforts. If you’ve encountered wage disputes or concerns about wage theft, this article is your wake-up call. By understanding the cost of ignoring such issues and taking proactive steps, you can protect your financial stability, career prospects, and overall well-being.

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Branding with purpose: Crafting an identity with impact

Big Duck

Learn how to build a purposeful brand that resonates deeply with your audience. Gain insights on branding strategies rooted in community.

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Understanding the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Understanding the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims If you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence, it’s crucial to understand the statute of limitations for personal injury claims. When facing medical bills, lost wages, and the stress of recovery, understanding the time frame for taking legal action is crucial.

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Fortify Your Pillars of Resilience

NC Nonprofit

Fortify Your Pillars of Resilience 4 minute read Caroline.McDowell Mon, 06/17/2024 - 14:12 Reprinted with permission of Nonprofit Risk Management Center In his chapter on “Resilient, Net Positive Leadership” featured in the book Certain Uncertainty , Andrew Winston questions the wisdom of an economy that “values efficiency above all.” Winston explains that while obsessive efficiency “certainly keeps costs down… it’s completely unfit for a vulnerable world.

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Are nonprofits aware of the dangers of email co-ops?

Care2

A recent MSN.com article is calling attention to a serious potential risk for charities and nonprofit organizations. In “ Nonprofits, beware the hidden dangers of email co-ops ”, Jake Smiths highlights problematic issues with the email co-op acquisition method. This echoes advice from an icon in fundraising circles, Roger Craver, whose prescient perspective from a couple of years ago predicted the danger these so-called co-ops present to fundraisers.

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Big Gifts Rise 6% This Year, Aided by a Single Giant Donation

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Fundraisers are optimistic about the next six months of major donations. By Maria Di Mento DAVID DEE DELGADO/The New York Times/Redux Ruth Gottesman, a former professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the 93-year-old widow of a Wall Street financier, donated $1 billion to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Wealthy donors gave more than $5 billion in 2024, including a $1 billion donation to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Corporate Power That Benefits All of Us

Stanford Social Innovation Review

By Mahlet Getachew Corporations have driven life-changing innovation and the greatest creation of wealth in history. Yet this wealth—and the power and influence it confers—has accrued almost entirely to a tiny fraction of our population, leaving those who have contributed as much (if not more) with little to show for it. More than that, a resolute focus on maximizing profit and shareholder returns has pushed US jobs abroad, suppressed wages, stifled economic mobility, and degraded our natural en