Sat.Mar 09, 2024 - Fri.Mar 15, 2024

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Gates Foundation Commits $180 Million to Eliminate Cervical Cancer

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By M.J. Prest Also, Cancer Grand Challenges has awarded $125 million to five international research teams, and the OneOhio Recovery Foundation will deliver $51 million to efforts to prevent and treat opioid addiction in Ohio.

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Make A Difference with Great Entertainment

NonProfit PRO

DIRECTV FOR BUSINESS understands the drive of nonprofits. We’ve tailored an exclusive TV offer for you, ensuring you have access to the best in news, sports and entertainment. As you navigate your mission, let us elevate your experience. With DIRECTV, it’s more than entertainment—it’s about making a difference.

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4 Keys to Raise Money in Today’s Attention-Sucking Nonprofit Jungle

Clairification

Wondering where fundraising is heading in our highly networked, overly saturated, noisy-as-all-get-out post-digital revolution world? A world that’s really a jungle, with so much competition for attention — for-profits, other nonprofits, socially conscious businesses, political campaigns, friends, and family? Your mantra can no longer simply be about “creating awareness.

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Should the media be an audience for your brand?

Big Duck

Get tips on how to identify if the media is an audience for your nonprofit, engage journalists, and achieve your communications goals for your brand.

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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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Nonprofit CFOs Are in High Demand and Short Supply

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The hiring crunch is taking place as fewer students choose to major in accounting and pursue finance careers. Nonprofit CFO work has also become more complex and demanding. By Eden Stiffman The hiring crunch is taking place as fewer students choose to major in accounting and pursue finance careers. Nonprofit CFO work has also become more complex and demanding.

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How to Keep Every Member of Your Organization Connected to the Strategic Plan

NonProfit PRO

Each member of your organization must be connected to the strategic plan in a way that affects their work everyday. Here's how to do this.

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Rethink, reuse, and repurpose: How to create more social media content with less work

Candid

Creating a consistent supply of social media content for a nonprofit is hard. Unless you work for an animal shelter with cute puppies or a museum with extensive collections you can photograph as needed, it can be a challenge. At Candid, we don’t have cute animals, we don’t have historical collections, and we can’t even capture the work that we do because it’s primarily digital.

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The Push for Payback: Robert Wood Johnson and 80 Other Foundations Make a Case for Reparations

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

A philanthropic movement to redefine reparations aims to advance policy changes in public health, education, criminal justice, and business development. By Alex Daniels NJISJ Ryan P. Haygood, president and CEO of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, speaks at the launch event of the New Jersey Reparations Council in June 2023. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and its grantees haven't abandoned the push for cash-based reparations.

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5 Fundraising Measurement Mistakes to Avoid in 2024

NonProfit PRO

Here are five things not to do when measuring the performance of your online fundraising and marketing programs.

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Comment on How to Fire Utterly Toxic Nonprofit Board Members by Kimberly Wright

Amy Eisenstein

In reply to Concerned Mom. Most boards have a code of conduct in place. They often contain language that speaks to honorable and/or respectful behavior while serving as a representative of the organization. Gossiip and slander of a student, especially a minor should NEVER be tolerated. If you or others have been a witness to such behavior by any board member, pleaes consider filing a complaint.

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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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Fundraising Basics: What To Do When They Don’t Respond

Bloomerang

Typically, when you make a solicitation, you hear one of three responses: “ Yes ,” “ No ,” or “We need more time.” There are generally accepted strategies to deal with each of them. But a genuine quagmire can be when you don’t hear back from the donor prospect at all. This is like a fundraiser’s Bermuda Triangle. No doubt, you’ve encountered this dilemma on numerous occasions.

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Where Billionaires, Celebrities, and the NFL Go When They Want to Support Vets

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Bob Woodruff Foundation has drawn praise — and millions in funding — from Craig Newmark, MacKenzie Scott, and Bruce Springsteen. By Sara Herschander The Bob Woodruff Foundation has drawn praise — and millions in funding — from Craig Newmark, MacKenzie Scott, and Bruce Springsteen.

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Smart Recruitment Strategies for Smart Development Hires

NonProfit PRO

Hiring a new member of your development team is exciting. Here's how to recruit and retain fundraisers — the smart way.

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A Seat at the Table: Shaping Advocacy for Impact

Momentum Nonprofit Partners

A Tennessee Nonprofit Member reflects on his first Nonprofit Day on the Hill and why Advocacy is so urgently important for nonprofits! By Ben Nemenoff Director of Development, Shelby Farms Park Conservancy bnemenoff@shelbyfarmspark.org Nonprofits’ work extends beyond direct services. Effective nonprofits also conduct advocacy – engaging community leaders, building their cases, and influencing public policies that impact their missions and the people they serve.

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Nonprofit Fundraising: Are You Choosing the Right Grants?

Blue Avocado

Tips for reviewing your nonprofit’s grant prospects. One of the questions I’m often asked is: “How do I find grants?” But I don’t hear the more important question: “How do I know the grant is right for me?” Grant funding is great, but often comes with requirements such as financial tracking of the award, measuring the program, reporting to the funder, and more — so look before you leap !

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How Transparent Philanthropy Can Liberate Billions of Dollars — and Do More Good

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By sharing knowledge and data, grant makers can make their giving more accessible, equitable, and — crucially — effective. By Kevin McPherson, Pooja Wagh, Peter B. Kaufman, and Jeff Ubois Getty Images By sharing knowledge and data, grant makers can make their giving more accessible, equitable, and — crucially — effective.

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Address the Future with Clean Data

NonProfit PRO

Successful fundraising starts with clean data. Melissa’s new solutions catalog is packed with essential tips, tools and free trials to help you address donor engagement, improve outreach, and ensure accuracy for meaningful impact and a sustainable future. From address, email and phone verification to data enrichment and donor profiling, this valuable resource has everything you need to elevate your fundraising game!

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Tennessee Nonprofit Network Achieves National Accreditation and Seal of Excellence!

Momentum Nonprofit Partners

Tennessee Nonprofit Network Earns Seal of excellence by Standards for Excellence Tennessee Nonprofit Network earned the Seal of Excellence from the Standards for Excellence Institute® for successfully completing the rigorous accreditation program. The Institute is a national initiative dedicated to promoting the highest standards of ethics and accountability in nonprofit governance, management, and operations.

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Charity Challenges Explained [+ 10 Fresh Fundraising Challenge Ideas]

Donorbox Nonprofit

Charity challenges are a powerful conduit for collective action and community impact. They’re also a creative and simple way for nonprofit organizations to raise funds. Whether physical, mental, or artistic, charity challenges can unite and inspire individuals to push their limits while supporting a noble cause. In this article, we’ll explore the significance and potential […] The post Charity Challenges Explained [+ 10 Fresh Fundraising Challenge Ideas] appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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Midlevel Donors Offer Fundraisers a Huge Opportunity Amid Declines in Giving

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

A new report found that 31 percent of such donors have made a bequest and 23 percent are considering it. By Rasheeda Childress A new report found that 31 percent of such donors have made a bequest and 23 percent are considering it.

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The Generative AI Playbook: Innovative Ways to Transform Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Generative AI is transforming nonprofit fundraising by helping professionals work smarter and faster, while producing even better results. In this webinar, we will have an in-depth discussion on how your team can collaborate with Generative AI and apply it effectively within your nonprofit programs.

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Statewide Fundraising and Volunteer Management Learning Cohorts Launching in October!

Momentum Nonprofit Partners

100 Nonprofits will receive free consulting services, professional development, peer learning, and more! Tennessee Nonprofit Network (TNN), in partnership with the Fidelity Charitable Catalyst Fund® , is thrilled to announce TeamUp, a brand new initiative designed to empower your organization. Launching in October 2024, TeamUp offers two distinct statewide learning cohorts – one focused on fundraising excellence and the other on mastering volunteer management.

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How to Start a Nonprofit in Delaware

Donorbox Nonprofit

Delaware is the second smallest state in the United States and is known for its lack of state sales taxes. It is considered a business-friendly state, and creating a nonprofit may seem unnecessary. Tax exemption, however, is only one reason to start a nonprofit in Delaware. Starting a nonprofit takes passion and strength, but you […] The post How to Start a Nonprofit in Delaware appeared first on Nonprofit Blog.

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After Pandemic Bump, Walk Fundraising Events Simmer; UK Charities Expected to Band Together to Battle ‘Cost of Giving Crisis’

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By Rasheeda Childress Nonprofits that hold fundraising events should do more to get participants raising money, according to a new report from the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum.

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Amplify Your Cause with DIRECTV

NonProfit PRO

Great entertainment can help make a difference for staff and the communities nonprofits serve. We’ve tailored an exclusive TV offer, ensuring you get the best value in news, sports and entertainment. As you navigate your mission, let us elevate your experience. With DIRECTV, it’s more than entertainment—it’s about making a difference.

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What your AI Assistant Hears: How Confidential Is Your Conversation?

Veritus Group

Before applying AI to fundraising strategies, non-profits need to carefully consider their policies to protect sensitive data. The post What your AI Assistant Hears: How Confidential Is Your Conversation? appeared first on Veritus Group.

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Three Ways to Get Promoted from Coordinator to Director

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Through our All-Access Pass training program and our Communications Director Mentoring Program, I meet many nonprofit communicators in coordinator or assistant positions who want to be promoted to the manager or director level. We also work with communications directors who are working toward VP or C-Suite (“Chief of”) jobs. While many factors determine who gets those jobs, here are three tips that anyone interested in being promoted to a higher-level nonprofit communications job should consi

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A Wisc. Ruling on Catholic Charities Raises the Bar for Religious Tax Exemptions

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The issue is over whether the group has to pay the state’s unemployment tax. By Todd Richmond, Associated Press MADISON, WISC. Todd Richmond/AP Exemptions that allow religious groups to avoid paying the state’s unemployment tax don't apply here because the organization’s on-the-ground operations aren't primarily religious, a divided court ruled.

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4 Tactics to Strengthen Your Nonprofit Email Calls to Action

NonProfit PRO

A lot goes into a successful email campaign. Here are four ways to create an email call-to-action strategy that hooks your supporters.

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The Transformative Potential of Sabbaticals: What Field Research Reveals

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: Christopher Jolly on Unsplash With publisher permission, this article was adapted from a more extensive journal article, “ Recover, Explore, Practice: The Transformative Potential of Sabbaticals , ” published in December 2023 by the Academy of Management Discoveries. Our research explored…the questions, “How do people spend their sabbaticals?

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Moving Staff from Unseen Audience to Internal Champions

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In the nonprofit sector, our conversations often revolve around reaching and engaging our external audience – the people we serve and our donors. This focus is undeniably important; it’s the lifeline of our work. But, there’s a critical audience we sometimes overlook: our internal staff. I recently had a chat about the return on investment (ROI) on publicity spending with a senior marketing team member.

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$150 Million Gift: Billionaire Benioffs Expand Health Care Giving to Hawaii

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Salesforce founder Marc Benioff and his wife, Lynne, are building on their extensive giving to health care in the Bay Area. By Maria Di Mento Kevin Dietsch, Getty Images Lynne and Marc Benioff gave to two nonprofits to expand access to health care in Hawaii, where they own property. Plus, the financier Ken Griffin contributed $50 million for cancer research; and Hollywood producer Chuck Lorre is beefing up financial aid for UCLA’s STEM students.

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Grants Works Consulting Hosts Federal Grant Funding and Management Summit

NonProfit PRO

Grants Works will host its Federal Grant Funding and Management Summit to help new and established grantees understand federal grants better.

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New Data on Racial Justice Grants Should Alarm—and Motivate—Education Philanthropy

Stanford Social Innovation Review

By John H. Jackson & Nicole Rodriguez Leach There are moments when the grand, slow sweep of history is punctuated by changes that take us all by surprise. Like an earthquake is the sudden culmination of years of building tension, the dramatic shifts in America’s racial and education justice landscape over the last decade emerged from trends long preceding it.

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Closing Care Gaps: Physician Shortages, Medical Deserts, and Health Disparities

NonProfit Quarterly

Image credit: dragana991 on istock.com Physicians, surgeons, and other healthcare providers are integral to the functioning of the healthcare system. However, in the United States, the number of physicians and surgeons—including specific medical and surgical specialties that are vital for vulnerable populations—is in decline. According to projections from the American Medical Association (AMA), the demand for doctors will outpace supply by 2033, leading to a shortage of between 54,100 and 139,

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