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A New Lawsuit Could Erase the Red Line Between Politics and Charity

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

If successful, the suit brought by a small nonprofit would damage the charitable world’s legitimacy and fuel partisan divisions. By Craig Kennedy Getty Images If successful, the suit brought by a small nonprofit would damage the charitable world’s legitimacy and fuel partisan divisions.

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Nonprofit Donor Management Software | Top 10 Premium Solutions

Affnetz

Nonprofit Donor Management Software | Top 10 Premium Solutions / By Bala Guntipalli Introduction: Buying nonprofit donor management software can be tough, but this blog helps you understand the criteria and sort through the top players in the market. In this article, we will explore the definition of nonprofit donor management software, discuss the importance of effective donor management for nonprofits, and provide an overview of how donor management software can streamline operations and incr

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Study: With Donor-Advised Funds, Unexpected Giving Leads Donors to Expand Their Philanthropy

NonProfit PRO

A new study on donor-advised funds revealed increased long-term and responsive giving, as well as other donor behaviors and sentiments.

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Crush Your Annual Review: 10 Steps For Executive Directors

Joan Garry

Executive directors complain that they do not receive a formal annual performance review. Here are 10 potential opportunities for achieving a stellar performance review! The post Crush Your Annual Review: 10 Steps For Executive Directors appeared first on Joan Garry Consulting.

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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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Columbia U.'s Firestorm Is Just the Beginning. Here's How Philanthropy Can Bring Down the Temperature.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

A young nonprofit leader argues that there's a brief window of opportunity to ensure that hate won't thrive on college campuses. By Manu Meel Anadolu via Getty Images Police arrest students at New York University during demonstrations in solidarity with the students at Columbia University in New York City on April 22. A young nonprofit leader argues that there's a brief window of opportunity to ensure that hate won't thrive on college campuses.

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3 Nonprofit Tips to Secure Effective Corporate Partnerships

NonProfit Leadership Alliance

Your nonprofit has plenty of responsibilities to manage , from planning fundraising events to organizing community programs. If you’ve found yourself wishing for an extra support system, we’ve got the solution for you. Corporate partnerships with local businesses can give your nonprofit organization a leg up in furthering its mission—whether you need direct financial support, pro-bono services, or in-kind donations like a venue for your events.

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Search Engine Optimization SEO for Nonprofits: 3 Best Practices

Marketing for the Modern Nonprofit

Chances are, your nonprofit uses its website as a central information hub. Here, people can learn more about the history of your organization, your mission, and how you serve the community. They may even use your website to donate, sign up to volunteer, or register for an event. However, none of this is possible if prospective supporters can’t find your website in the first place.

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After Shaky Start, Philanthropy Coalition’s $500 Million Local News Effort Takes Shape

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The first round of grants from Press Forward, led by the MacArthur and Knight foundations, will go to small newsrooms reeling from financial pressures. By Alex Daniels Getty Images The long-awaited Press Forward initiative, led by the MacArthur and Knight foundations, focuses on small newsrooms that have been reeling from financial pressures.

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A Volunteer Hour In U.S. Jumps To $33.49

The NonProfit Times

The value of a volunteer hour in the United States during 2023 was $33.49, up $4.95 from 2020. It’s a 5.3% increase from 2022. The value is estimated from data collected in 2023, the figure illustrates the valuable and significant contributions volunteers make every day to support our communities and nation. In a state-by-state comparison and including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, Massachusetts had the highest volunteer value at $40.97 per hour, followed closely by Washington

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Tips for Developing Successful Websites for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

Many nonprofits dread a website redesign because of unreasonable pressure to launch a 100% perfect website. This is a recipe for disaster.

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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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Get Inspired: 40 Quotes About Nonprofit Leadership and Fundraising

Nonprofit Fixer

As a nonprofit leader, the day-to-day can start to feel like a slog. Between board meetings and fundraisers and staff management, it’s easy to forget why we’re working so hard (hint: to change the world!). So, I invite you to take a step back and reconnect with your purpose with 40 inspiring quotes for nonprofit leaders. One quick note: As many of us know, sometimes quotes are misattributed.

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Turn Introversion Into Your Fundraising Super Power

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The author of "Fundraising for Introverts" shares how the trait can be a real benefit in the nonprofit world. By Emily Haynes Getty Images The author of "Fundraising for Introverts" shares how the trait can be a real benefit in the nonprofit world.

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The Meaning of Philanthropy, Not Fundraising – Part 2

Clairification

Get on the Pathway to Passionate Philanthropy, Not Forgettable Fundraising In Part 1 I laid out why philanthropy inspires, and fundraising tires. Fundraising must be done, of course, but there’s something about how it’s too often practiced that turns too many people off. It’s the “fund” part of the word. This makes people think it’s all about money, when really it’s all about valued outcomes.

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Are You Overlooking Your Mid-Level Donors?

NonProfit PRO

“The Missing Middle: Part Four” report from Sea Change Strategies provided insights on the often neglected mid-level donor segment.

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8 Artificial Intelligence Concepts & Terms for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Patrick Ciccarelli , Founder & CEO of Varsity Technologies – a Certified B-Corp and Managed IT Services Provider (MSP) providing first-class IT solutions tailored to the nonprofit sector to help mitigate risk and support their mission. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming various sectors, including the nonprofit realm. It is essential for nonprofit professionals to grasp the fundamental concepts and terminology associated with this field.

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Recurring Gifts, Texting Are Bright Spots Amid Flat Online Giving

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Email campaigns are raising less money, while TikTok has grown in use, a new report finds By Emily Haynes Getty Images Email campaigns are raising less money, while TikTok has grown in use, a new report finds.

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Nonprofit Email Marketing: Tips, Advice, and Resources

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit email marketing is still a great way for nonprofits to reach the right people with the right message at the right time. It’s a great tool especially when you connect your email engagement work to your nonprofit’s big mission goals. Ultimately, the most strategic way to use email is to work towards good email metrics. But nonprofit email marketing can be complicated!

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The NonProfit Voice Ep 84: The Rapid Growth of Giving Through Donor-Advised Funds

NonProfit PRO

Shirley Nagar, Sarah Traisman and Mitch Stein join The NonProfit Voice to discuss the rise of donor-advised funds as a way to give.

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Comment on How to Introduce Yourself to Donors so They’ll Gladly Meet with You by Nikita

Amy Eisenstein

Hello, I gone through everything that as being mention, I really like the way you have present this and got all the answers that I was thinking while reading it, amazing amazing, even I’m working in social sector. And feel very happy and blessed to help other in my own way, I’m a Volunteer for organisations which in pune, India. I would like thank you so much and keep going and growing.

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9 Ways to Raise More From Donor-Advised Funds

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

By Lisa Schohl Getty Images The number of donors using DAFs is growing fast, but it can be hard to find and cultivate them. Here's advice from several experts.

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How to design your fundraising so it can actually be read

Jeff Brooks

So far in this series about Inclusive Fundraising, we’ve focused on reading and attention issues that make reading a challenge for many people — by some accounts, about 20% of the population in the US deals with these challenges. There’s another set of issues that make reading difficult for even more people: visual acuity issues. These range from presbyopia (which affects nearly everyone in their 40s or older to complete blindness — and everything in between.

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Gen Z Generosity: 5 Ways Nonprofits Can Engage the Next Generation of Donors

NonProfit PRO

Gen Z is poised to be exceptionally generous. Here are five ways fundraisers can capture the passion and attention of these donors.

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Should your campaign identity match your brand identity?

Big Duck

Determine when and where to change your organizational brand elements for unique and engaging campaign visuals, themes, identities, and more.

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How “Yes, And” Philanthropy Could Unite the Charitable World’s Opposing Forces

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

An innovative giving approach aims to maximize good while indulging donor choice. Could it settle the debate over philanthropic pluralism? By Benjamin Soskis Getty Images An innovative giving approach aims to maximize good while indulging donor choice. Could it settle the debate over philanthropic pluralism?

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Spotlight on Impact: ShowerUp and Compassion Delivered’s Journeys with Bloomerang Volunteer

Bloomerang

At the core of every nonprofit organization is a mission driven by passion and fueled by the hard-working hands of volunteers. Today, we’ll take a look at two inspiring customer organizations, ShowerUp and Compassion Delivered. Their stories not only highlight their profound missions but also showcase how the Bloomerang Volunteer Management solution has amplified their impact.

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Accidental Techie? Get Intentional Expert Training!

NonProfit PRO

Accidentally ended up in charge of the tech at your nonprofit? Us too, and we know it’s lonely and overwhelming. That’s why our course, community, and coaching transforms confusion to confidence! In just a few hours a week, you’ll learn to assess your tech, trust your data, solve team issues, and create a thriving digital culture. Because guess what, the solution to your nonprofit tech isn’t tech, it’s you!

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Empowering grassroots organizations: building capacity, diversity, and relationships

Candid

The great Maya Angelou once said, “If you don’t know where you’ve come from, you don’t know where you’re going.” At its very root, derived from the Greek word philathropia , philanthropy means “to love people.” We often talk about the role of philanthropy and the ways in which it must grow and innovate, how it has changed and evolved with the times, reacting to crises, wars, economic downturns, and more.

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Inconsistent Regulations, Crackdown on Civil Liberties Hinder Nonprofits, Experts Say

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Conservatives are pushing laws to block services to immigrants and limit activities of racial justice and environment groups, said lawyers and scholars at a meeting last week. Meanwhile, federal and state efforts need more resources and new approaches. By Stephanie Beasley WASHINGTON Photo by Julia Schmalz, The Chronicle Conservatives are pushing laws to block services to immigrants and limit activities of racial justice and environment groups, said lawyers and scholars at a meeting last week.

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Big Bet Bummer

Stanford Social Innovation Review

By Kevin Starr I just got back from Skoll World Forum, the Cannes Festival for those trying to make the world a better place. What makes it so special is its focus on those who do the real work, and a growing horde of doers who show up in Oxford without a ticket has made it that much better. It’s like a one-stop shop for the serious funder. Amidst the flow of people and ideas, there was one persistent source of turbulence.

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Learn from the Top Nonprofit Leaders on Techniques for Campaign and Event Success

NonProfit PRO

Join us on April 30th at 3:30pm EST for an exclusive panel conversation with nonprofit leaders who have achieved remarkable campaign, event, and fundraising success. Hear from Kendra Turner from Boys & Girls Clubs of Pueblo County and Geovanny Ragsdale from Boys & Girls Clubs of the West Valley, to learn replicable methods to achieve more through campaigns, events, and fundraising.

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Something to Present to the Donor Who Wants to Help MORE (#4 of 6)

Veritus Group

These are the major organization blocks you must deal with to create powerful donor offers so that your donors can give more. The post Something to Present to the Donor Who Wants to Help MORE (#4 of 6) appeared first on Veritus Group.

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Elementary School Teacher Leaves Goucher College $55 Million

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

The late Anica Donnan Rawnsley directed most of her bequest to increase endowment for student scholarships. By Maria Di Mento Courtesy of Goucher College Plus, the financier Ken Griffin gave big to provide math tutors to Miami-Dade public school students, and Cornell University’s Ornithology lab received a donation to expand an app that scientists and enthusiasts use to identify bird species.

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Nonprofit work and its toll on our physical health, and what we need to do about it

Non Profit AF

Hi everyone. It’s been four years since I left being a nonprofit executive director and became “Financially Untethered” (FU), and.

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Join the #1 Virtual Summit for Nonprofit Fundraisers. Be Part of the Next Evolution.

NonProfit PRO

The 2024 Responsive Nonprofit Summit lineup is incredible and the full program is live! 75+ speakers. 36 sessions. Absolutely FREE for nonprofit teams. You're invited to 3 days of innovative strategies and methodologies presented by the leading hearts and minds in our sector. It's all happening Tuesday, May 7th - Thursday, May 9th.

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How Should You Spend Your Fundraising Budget? (#5 of 6)

Veritus Group

When your fundraising budget isn't properly allocated across the donor pipeline, it has economic consequences for your non-profit. The post How Should You Spend Your Fundraising Budget? (#5 of 6) appeared first on Veritus Group.