Sat.Oct 06, 2018 - Fri.Oct 12, 2018

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

EveryAction

If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself. A thriving volunteer program can help maximize your organization’s impact.

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Ask the Expert: Starting and Hosting a Podcast

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Podcasts are growing and can be wonderful communications tools for nonprofits. Some causes are using podcasts to share advocacy information with members and supporters, others are repurposing educational and informational content to reach wider audiences.

Get the Right Story to the Right Journalist: Media Relations Success

Getting Attention

So many organizations I follow or work with have become strong and savvy communicators. It’s thrilling to see nonprofits like yours put communications to work effectively despite time, talent, and budget constraints. .

This Nonprofit Leadership Summit was the best one yet! You can still get the recordings

Wild Woman Fundraising

The Nonprofit Leadership Summit is over-but if you’re bummed that you missed it, you can still get access to the recordings and the 25 CFRE credits. We have people still wanting the recordings even if they couldn’t be there in person.

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7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

EveryAction

#GivingTuesday is right around the corner! Whether you’re still putting together your plan, or just double checking to make sure that everything is ready to go, here are seven tips to decrease your stress and increase your fundraising this year.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – October 12, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Before we get into the finest links of the land, it’s my birthday this weekend and we are celebrating by inviting all of you to become All-Access Pass Holders AND save $200 while you’re at it.

Top 10 Reasons Why Gift Officers Won’t Make Outbound Calls to Donors

iMarketSmart

The reasons why fundraisers won’t make outbound calls to donors is because they are: FEARFUL: They fear rejection. CONFUSED: They don’t know what to say. UNDISCIPLINED: They haven’t set aside time in their calendar. DISORGANIZED: They haven’t put a system in place for banging out the calls efficiently. DISTRACTED: Their leadership or colleagues distract them with less important concerns (like meetings to discuss making calls).

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Guide & Planner: How to Raise Money with Companies on #GivingTuesday [Sponsored]

Selfish Giving

For all of #GivingTuesday’s success, it’s lagged in one key area: corporate partnerships. Nonprofits have used #GivingTuesday to leverage and deepen their relationships with individuals.

Let’s Get Wiser (and More Awesome) with Age

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s my birthday Sunday! While I am the one turning the big double-four, I want you awesome, hard-working people to have the goodies. And by goodies, I mean EVERYTHING you need to be a smart, amazing nonprofit communications professional for the next year: Practical ideas that work? CHECK!

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8 event fundraising questions answered

CrowdRise

Events, whether they’re endurance-based, a-thons, or even dinners and galas, are often the cornerstone of nonprofit fundraising strategies. And for good reason. They’re a powerful way to bring supporters together for your cause.

What Question Would You Ask 1,000 Communications Directors?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In early November, we’ll open up the survey for the 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. We’ll repeat a lot of questions from previous surveys to expand our “trends over time” data. For example, we’ll be asking about. communication team salaries, sizes, and budgets. communications effectiveness. how communicators spend their time. communications frequency in different channels. What else do you want to know? We try to include several new questions each year.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Celeste Kaufman

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Celeste Kaufman. Welcome to the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series!

5 simple ways to boost your donate button

CrowdRise

As the nonprofit world moves more and more online, organizations are embracing various functionality that not only help to enhance their supporter’s online experience with their cause, but also, their bottom line

Newsletter: Are You Ready for #GivingTuesday? This Guide Will Help ; How Brands are Supporting Pinktober ; States Are Acting Like Brands

Selfish Giving

For all of #GivingTuesday’s success, it’s lagged in one key area: corporate partnerships. Nonprofits have used #GivingTuesday to leverage and deepen their relationships with individuals.