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Civil Rights Are Under Siege. DEI 2.0 Is the Answer

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Philanthropy needs to emerge from its defensive crouch and unleash a bold and creative response to DEI attacks. By Gara LaMarche Amy Elting, Unsplash Philanthropy needs to emerge from its defensive crouch and unleash a bold and creative response to DEI attacks.

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Comment on How to Fire Utterly Toxic Nonprofit Board Members by Kim Lehmann

Amy Eisenstein

In reply to Kimberly Wright. File a complaint with who? The entire board has threatened and used intimidation to scare members from signing petitions. And the threat is real.

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6 Key Fundamentals for Successful Nonprofit Videos

Nonprofit Marketing Guide

Video content is pretty much essential at this point to any communications program. People spend about 18 hours a week watching videos online , and 89% of consumers want to see more videos from brands in 2024. How can you keep up? Make sure you have these 6 video fundamentals for nonprofits down! 6 Key Video Fundamentals 1. A Storyboard Is Vital to Success.

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Protection for Non-profit Educational Institutions

NonProfit PRO

Philadelphia Insurance Companies provides specialized, innovative protection to educational institutions in the non-profit and human services space. Coverages include private, academic, religious, vocational and charter schools. PHLY offers separate limits for General Liability, Educators Professional and Cyber Liability, Abuse & Molestation. Learn more.

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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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How the Fearless Fund Ruling Distorts Charity, History — and Law

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The wrongheaded decision should not dissuade nonprofits committed to racial equity from doing their critical work. By Roger Colinvaux Photo by Carl Juste/Miami Herald Fearless Fund co-founders Ayana Parsons, from left, and Arian Simone, with attorney Ben Crump, hold a press conference after appearing in federal court at the James Lawrence King Federal Justice Building in Miami, Florida, on Jan. 31, 2024.

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Matching Grant Funding: Understand this Common Structure

NonProfit Leadership Alliance

You’ve almost certainly encountered them, but if you’re new to grant seeking, matching grants can be a bit anxiety-inducing. Between determining cost share, finding cash or in-kind contributions to cover it, and developing a bigger-picture strategy, these grants bring some baggage. But are they anything to be scared of or avoid? No! Matching grants are extremely common, especially for federal and other government funding opportunities.

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A Look at 3 Unconscious Biases That Affect Nonprofit Board Decision-Making

NonProfit PRO

Here are three unconscious biases and mental shortcuts seen in boardroom relationships, their impact and strategies to manage them.

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Can Your Volunteer Program Bring America Together? This Screenwriter-Turned-Charity Leader Thinks So.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The dual mission of David Levinson's nonprofit Big Sunday: to build community as it does community service By Drew Lindsay Los Angeles The nonprofit Big Sunday is defying the downturn in volunteerism as it pursues founder David Levinson's dual mission: community service that builds community.

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5 Innovative Pledge Fundraising Strategies for 2024

NonProfit Leadership Alliance

Pledge fundraising campaigns are a dynamic way to inspire donors to commit to future gifts by engaging their competitive spirit. In these campaigns, donors promise to contribute a specified amount based on the completion of certain actions, such as achieving a goal in a charity run. Typically, they pledge to fulfill their donation when a certain action is completed, such as running a specific number of miles in a fun run.

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Summer Camp Management Software | Simplify STEAM Lessons

Affnetz

Summer Camp Management Software | Streamline STEAM Lessons / By Affnetz Over the years, I’ve developed innovative solutions that harness technology to solve real-world challenges. This focus on practicality extends to my interest in education, especially summer camps. While camps provide incredible experiences for kids, integrating STEAM lessons effectively can be a headache for camp managers.

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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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Former Nonprofit Chief Financial Officer Charged With Embezzling Tens of Millions of Dollars

NonProfit PRO

The former chief financial officer for the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy was charged with bank fraud and wire fraud in federal court.

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How French Gates’s $12.5 Billion Could Move the Needle for Women

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

To change the economic and social structures that harm women, she should invest in caregiving, reproductive rights, and cultural change. By Amy Schiller Maansi Srivastava for The Washington Post via Getty Images To change the economic and social structures that harm women, she should invest in caregiving, reproductive rights, and cultural change.

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More Revenue Streams Needed Now Than 24 Months Ago

The NonProfit Times

Nonprofits face continual financial pressures around revenue streams, with 57% of financial managers saying they need somewhat or much more stable cash flow, and nearly 7 in 10 sharing that they need more revenue streams today than they did two years ago. That need for additional revenue streams comes at a time when 56% of nonprofit financial managers say their organization have at least six funding sources, and 28% have at least 10.

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What is the ‘Yes’?

Veritus Group

When your donor is unable to give, there may be other ways that they can continue to support your organization. The post What is the ‘Yes’? appeared first on Veritus Group.

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Former Nonprofit CFO Charged With Embezzling Tens of Millions of Dollars

NonProfit PRO

The former chief financial officer for the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy was charged with bank fraud and wire fraud in federal court.

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10 Ways to Make the Most of Donor Data

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By David L. Wheeler Getty Images Don’t assume the analytics that works for other nonprofits will work for yours, and more tips from a wide variety of experts.

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Grant application and review practices for more equitable and inclusive funding 

Candid

In 2022, giving by foundations grew to more than $105 billion , accounting for more than 20% of total U.S. charitable giving. The significant role foundations play in advancing the social good underscores the need to incorporate equitable and inclusive grant application and review practices. Grantseekers look to grantmaking organizations to demonstrate their commitment to fairness before applying for funding.

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How to Start a Nonprofit in Louisiana

Donorbox Nonprofit

Louisiana is more than Mardi Gras and Cajun cuisine. This state is home to over 23,000 nonprofit organizations that impact the lives of its citizens and the parishes where they live. In this article, we provide a step-by-step process to help you start a new nonprofit in Louisiana and ensure you understand how to form […] The post How to Start a Nonprofit in Louisiana appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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Mastery of the Fundraising Portfolio

NonProfit PRO

Fundraising portfolio is based on extensive relationship-building. Here are my tips to successfully master your portfolio.

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Want to Be a Better Nonprofit Leader? Start With Your Own Story

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

An event at the Ford Foundation involving a partnership between the BUILD program and the storytelling nonprofit the Moth showcased nonprofit leaders’ personal journeys into advocacy. By Sara Herschander Eugene Gologursky, Getty Images for The Ford Foundation Bianca Agustin, co-executive director of United for Respect, recalled a time when she was discouraged and about to quit a job till someone advised her to “accept the complicated truth” that some things cannot be defined as a total win or lo

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How a Worker-Managed Nonprofit Adjusted to Growth

NonProfit Quarterly

The following is a transcript of the video above, from our webinar “Remaking the Economy: Worker Self-Directed Nonprofits in Practice.” View the full webinar here. The iterations of policies and procedures [are] so crucial. We always remind ourselves when we pass a new policy that if it doesn’t work, we have the power to change it. And so, I think, for me, the crucial design decisions [are] how do decisions get made, and by whom, and how do we pay ourselves.

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[Free Webinar] Mastering Fundraising Metrics: Achieving Your Nonprofit’s Revenue Goals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Are you tired of grappling with fundraising metrics that seem disconnected from your nonprofit’s goals? Join this free one-hour webinar on July 30 to revolutionize your approach to fundraising metrics! Discover how to design, implement, and manage metrics that are not only meaningful but also practical in enhancing your fundraising strategies and hitting your organization’s revenue goals.

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Halt Declining Retention Rates with These Creative and Effective Strategies

NonProfit PRO

Discover the secrets to boosting donor retention and revitalizing your nonprofit in this guide, "Unlock the Secrets of Nonprofit Success: A Strategic Guide to Boost Your Donor Retention Game." Increasing donor retention rates by just 10% can result in a substantial 200% surge in the lifetime value of donors according to the Harvard Business Review. How can we counter the national decline in donor retention?

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Why Nonprofit-Government Partnerships Sometimes Flounder

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By David C. Campbell Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram via Getty Images Volunteers can help reduce costs, but most nonprofit social service groups rely heavily on government funding.

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Charitable Solicitations Registration: Don’t Let Complexity Discourage Compliance

Foundation Group

Nonprofit charitable solicitation registration in multiple states is a complex task that often needs an expert compliance professional hired.

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Gender, Job Dissatisfaction Fuel Fundraisers’ Salary Gaps

The NonProfit Times

Tax-exempt organizations often strive to bring equity, social justice and other forms of fairness to their client communities as part of mission. Often, however, these egalitarian impulses are ignored within their own operations. According to new data from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), males employed as fundraisers earned 10% more in salary, on average, than females even after factors such as organization size, taking time off for child rearing, education and experience wer

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO): A Guide for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Only 37% of nonprofits implement a search engine optimization strategy. Let’s explore how SEO can boost your online presence.

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Cummings Foundation Awards $30 Million to Boston-Area Nonprofits

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By M.J. Prest The Immigrant Learning Center The Immigrant Learning Center in Malden, Mass., will receive $750,000 from the Cummings Foundation to provide adult immigrants and refugees with free, intensive English language programs that emphasize work-force development and digital literacy so they can become successful workers, parents, and community members.

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Joy, Music, Inclusion & Power: Sweet Honey In The Rock Inspires at Power Up Concert

Fundraising Leadership

Sweet Honey In The Rock, L to R, beginning with the back row: Christie Dashiell, Carol Maillard, Barbara Smithe, Aisha Kahlil, Rochelle Rice, Nitanju Bolade Casel, Romeir Mendez, Louise Robinson. (Photo by Christopher Robinson) Fifty and 10. Celebrating 50 years in the music industry, the eight-member mostly-all-female group (seven of the eight identify as women), Grammy-nominated ensemble Sweet Honey In The Rock honors the joy of creativity and commitment to inclusion with their performance at

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Plan C for Greening Business (Blog)

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Engaging directly with business was never the environmental movement’s first choice—and for good reason.

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KPMG Launches ‘AI Impact Initiative’ to Bring AI Technology to Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

KPMG announced the launch "KPMG AI Impact Initiative," which aims to equip nonprofits with artificial intelligence technology.

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Weingart Foundation Promotes Joanna Jackson to President and CEO

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By M.J. Prest Weingart Foundation Joanna Jackson will remain as president and CEO of the Weingart Foundation. Plus, Sandy Ho will be the next executive director of the Disability and Philanthropy Forum, and the Greater Milwaukee Foundation has named a new leader.

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How to Uphold Your Nonprofit’s Values While Implementing AI

Marketing for the Modern Nonprofit

Guest post by Sarah Tedesco Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly popular in many areas of personal and professional life, including nonprofit work. Leveraging AI in your organization’s operations and fundraising allows you to provide better donor experiences and services while saving time and resources. Plus, AI tools can provide unique insights to improve and modernize your efforts.

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5 Cardinal Sins for Nonprofit Fundraising Renewal Appeals

Clairification

In my last article I talked about the importance of making a good first impression with potential donors. It’s extremely important to have a strategy in place, just as if you were going on a first date. Those who plan ahead do well. Those who don’t? Not so much. Both dating, and donor wooing , are a delicate dance. But, let’s say you did a good job.

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AI for Everyone: Working for Good Made Easy

NonProfit PRO

BoodleBox makes working with generative AI easy for every role in your nonprofit. Draft proposals, research donors, craft stories, or delegate any task to your AI team effortlessly. Our guided training, consolidation of top AIs, and nonprofit-focused AI assistants help you adopt AI up to 3X faster and boost productivity by up to 67%. Experience the AI built for every nonprofit.