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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! We've searched far and wide for the best and brightest nonprofit conferences from all around the country! These conferences range in size, location, and topic.

12 Ways to Add More Hygge to Your Office

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you are on Instagram or Pinterest at all, you can’t help but run into a lot of hygge-inspired photography. The photo at the top of this post isn’t mine, but the smaller ones below are.)

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4 Steps to Year-End Balance, Energy, & Focus (Beth Kanter)

Getting Attention

There’s no better gift than learning from a friend. And what a treat I had recently, learning self-care at work techniques from Beth Kanter , a fellow speaker at the JCamp 180 conference. We all know how pressured year-end is, especially on the fundraising side.

4 Ways to Retain More Online Donors With Your Thank You for Giving Redirect Page

J Campbell Social Marketing

On Twitter recently, Pamela Grow was asking around for some examples of stellar donor thank you redirect pages. The thank you redirect page, also called the confirmation page, is the page on your website where a donor is sent immediately after making an online donation.

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3 simple steps to break your transactional, spray-and-pray fundraising addiction


Nonprofits tend to get addicted to transactions. Of course addictions are hard to break. But that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be broken at all.

The Secret Ingredient That Will Help Your Next Media Pitch Stand Out

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Volunteers can often be great spokespeople for nonprofits that are looking to tell their stories in the media. Creative Commons photo courtesy of DC Central Kitchen). Nonprofits face an uphill battle when they pitch stories to the media.

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Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance


The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) works to protect the rights and improve the lives of children in the Middle East through aid, empowerment and education. This year they're celebrating 30 years of serving the region. With programs ranging from education, sports, income generation and more, we’re proud to stand with such an incredible organization! Earlier this month I spoke with MECA’s Development Director, Deborah Agre, to talk about some recent campaigns as well as year-end strategy!

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What Are You Doing to Change?


“If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got.” ” I don’t know who came up with that quote. I hear it a lot in hi-tech circles. But it applies to just about everything — including fundraising.

How Relevant Are You?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Relevant messaging is the difference between successful content marketing and background noise in your reader’s inbox. If your readers don’t care about what you are publishing or understand why it should be important to them, then you are wasting everyone’s time – including your own. You can’t have the impact you want if you aren’t creating content that’s engaging, timely, and informative.

What Comes Next

Ann Green

I imagine most of you have sent out your year-end appeal. You may think your work is done for now, but it’s not. In fact, what comes next is even more important, especially if you want to keep your donors for a long time. Fundraising isn’t just about raising money.

How to modernize your next nonprofit capital campaign


In the past, financial hardships were an isolating and often insurmountable challenge, but with technology tools like GoFundMe, people can now tap into their community of friends and family to share their struggle and make real change in their personal life.

The top qualification and prioritization data points you should consider before you reach out to your supporters to build a caseload


Recently we surveyed a few hundred fundraisers to find out what they felt were the most (and least) important data points for qualifying and prioritizing major gift supporters for outreach. . Here’s what they said: Related Posts: >>7 simple steps to qualify your donors. >>Is

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – November 30, 2018

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Cosmos. Orange Beach, AL Happy Friday, friends! Once again I have found the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising to share you with good people.

Newsletter: Recession-Proof Your Fundraising Team ; You Sip, Starbucks Donates ?? ; How to Create Emotional Content

Selfish Giving

If the stock market is any indicator, this bull market won't last forever. Now is the time to prepare for the next downturn. If I managed a corporate partnership team, here's what I would be doing. Focusing on larger accounts.

Decent Humans: Caryn Henning at MDRT Foundation


Decent Humans is what we call the incredible community we witness on CrowdRise each and every day doing amazing things for good. And each month, we’re going to highlight a Decent Human in the nonprofit world that’s devoting their time and passion to giving back and making a difference.

Create an AWESOME 2018 Nonprofit Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You have to publish an annual report – it’s a nonprofit best practice. But you DO NOT have to publish a 30+ page report that takes over 100 hours to create. Who is really going to read that? Save your nonprofit huge amounts of time and money and create something people will actually look at and respond to.

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