Nonprofit Fundraising Videos Inspire More Giving

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Nonprofit fundraising videos bring your organization’s work to life in a way that written stories just can’t. Nonprofit fundraising videos help you raise more money. People who are new to your nonprofit will learn a lot from this type of video.

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The 10 Keys to Nonprofit Communications Success

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What are all of the things that nonprofit communications teams need to think about and potentially act on to be successful? To put some structure around it, so that you can start to understand your choices and then make them, we’ve identified ten keys to nonprofit communications success.

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20+ Nonprofit Tools You Need to Get Your New Nonprofit Up and Running

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Building an organization from the ground up is a challenge, but with the right nonprofit tools, the heavy lifting gets easier. There are SO MANY nonprofit tools out there, all promising to make your work easier as you grow your new nonprofit.

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How to Allocate Nonprofit Expenses

Foundation Group

The post How to Allocate Nonprofit Expenses appeared first on Foundation Group®. Ask the Experts Education Filings Funding Management/Operations accounting bookkeeping expenses nonprofit accounting nonprofit bookkeeping nonprofit expenses nonprofit funding

Get Organized and Increase Your Nonprofit Productivity

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If you feel like you have too much to do and aren’t getting enough done, you need to increase your nonprofit productivity. Work Smarter with Digital Tools to Increase Your Nonprofit Productivity I used to be an old school pen-and-paper person.

When and How to Pay Yourself a Nonprofit Salary

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As the founder of a new nonprofit, you are probably doing everything yourself and working for free instead of taking a nonprofit salary. . Or pay yourself more than you are now so that your nonprofit provides you with a living wage. For many nonprofits, revenue is cyclical.

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Nonprofit Executive Compensation

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The post Nonprofit Executive Compensation appeared first on Foundation Group®. Education Employees/Volunteers Hot Topics Managing a Nonprofit Nonprofit Payroll board of directors intermediate sanctions IRS

What is Nonprofit Marketing?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I was recently asked to explain nonprofit marketing at its most basic level. Many people in our sector answer this question by describing what I think of as communications: Creating and distributing content to people about the nonprofit and its issues.

An Endowment Can Secure Your Small Nonprofit’s Future

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What does this have to do with someone who leads a small nonprofit? Some smaller nonprofits have endowments. Adopting an Endowment Mindset Most small nonprofits live in the moment, fundraising today for programs happening tomorrow. Small nonprofits are scrappy like that.

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How to Send a Nonprofit Appeal and Get Results

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Direct mail is a valuable fundraising strategy, but figuring out how to send a nonprofit appeal can be confusing. Work with your post office to send your appeal with a nonprofit discount? Your organization needs money, as all nonprofits do.

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Using Inkind Donations To Help You Grow Your Nonprofit

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The best gift a nonprofit organization can receive is unrestricted cash, but an inkind donation of something your organization needs and would have otherwise purchased is also a high-value gift. Basically, it’s a non-cash donation made to a nonprofit organization.

Are Awareness and Thought Leadership Legit Nonprofit Marketing Goals?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Raising awareness and thought leadership are two of twelve nonprofit marketing goals in our Nonprofit Communications Strategic Planning Card Deck (Amazon). If you can pin down those answers, you can turn raising awareness and thought leadership into legitimate nonprofit marketing goals.

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5 Common Nonprofit Marketing Mistakes

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We spend a lot of time on this blog talking about the good things you can do to improve your marketing and communications for your nonprofit. Too often, nonprofits talk about “blasting” their email lists. What other mistakes do you see nonprofit communicators making?

Nonprofit Coronavirus Resources – #NPCOVID19

J Campbell Social Marketing

Rather than send a bunch of emails and post random things in random places, I have created a Nonprofit Coronavirus Resource hub that I can easily update. Free nonprofit webinars that look helpful: Fundraising in the Time of Coronavirus: How to Manage and Modify Your Fundraising.

Nonprofit Brand and Style Guide [Video Tour]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

A nonprofit brand and style guide is right up there with an editorial calendar as a top tool for nonprofit communications pros. Kim Ellsworth of the Idaho Nonprofit Center shows you in this tour of her brand and style guide.

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Marketing Tips for Small Volunteer-Led Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Anthony interviews nonprofit leaders primarily from small volunteer-led organizations and others like me who have advice for them. Anthony has served on a lot of nonprofit boards in his time and understands the struggles of nonprofits with few if any paid staff.

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Why You Should Run Your Nonprofit Like a Business

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You started your nonprofit because you saw a need in your community and felt inspired to meet that need. But doing good doesn’t pay the nonprofit’s bills, unfortunately. To make this happen, you MUST think of your nonprofit like a business — and run it that way.

How to Write an Effective Nonprofit Mission Statement

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Whether your nonprofit is an enterprise-level organization or a team of one , your mission statement serves as the heart of both your cause and your fundraising strategy. Both individual supporters and organizations will read your mission statement before engaging with your nonprofit.

2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report [Download Now]

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Today we are excited to release the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report! Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing TrendsIt’s here!

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How to Find and Work with a Nonprofit Virtual Assistant

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What you need is a nonprofit virtual assistant or VA. Don’t assume a nonprofit virtual assistant is limited to basic clerical work like data entry and responding to emails. Do You Need a Nonprofit Virtual Assistant?

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What is Nonprofit Marketing?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I was recently asked to explain nonprofit marketing at its most basic level. Many people in our sector answer this question by describing what I think of as communications: Creating and distributing content to people about the nonprofit and its issues. So here’s how I explain it: Nonprofit marketing is using communications to build relationships that help you change the world. Sometimes donors give nonprofits money — We call that fundraising.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 30, 2021

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While I think a lot of us could use an actual mixed drink at this point, it’s a little early here in the States so let’s settle for the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Nonprofit Training for You….

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How to Form and Use an Advisory Board for Your Nonprofit

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A nonprofit Advisory Board can be a great way to engage key supporters with relevant professional skills, life experiences, and networks. Giving Advice The most obvious role for a nonprofit Advisory Board is to give advice to the Governing Board and staff.

How to Convert Your Nonprofit Website Visitor into a Donor

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Every nonprofit website visitor is a potential donor. If you can tug at their heartstrings during those critical first few seconds, a well-designed site will lead your nonprofit website visitor straight to your donation page, where they will feel moved to contribute.

What Nonprofit Communications Directors Should Name and Own

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

” Here are some of the ideas and issues you should be naming and owning in your nonprofit as a communications director. Here’s your guide to goals, strategies, objectives, and tactics for nonprofit communicators. The Seven Styles of Nonprofit Writing.

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Music

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am back with another peek into the new activities nonprofit communicators have picked up during the pandemic. The post Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators: Music appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide.

6 Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Email Marketing Right Now

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofit email marketing continues to be a driving force of donations, advocacy, and participation actions for many nonprofits small and large. . With 91% of all US consumers checking email daily, email marketing should be a key element of your nonprofit’s marketing efforts.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 16, 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Ready for the the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising? And for more on Instagram copy, Classy shared How to Write Engaging Nonprofit Instagram Captions. Nonprofit Communicators, Share Your Day.

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Nonprofit Communications 101 [Free Online Course]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you are new to either nonprofit work or communications work, then we have a FREE online, self-paced, video course for you in our new Learning Center. During Nonprofit Communications 101 , you will learn about: The Five Stages of Communications Effectiveness. Nonprofit Training

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5 Social Media Storytelling Trends for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

My topic was 5 social media storytelling trends for nonprofits. 5 Social Media Storytelling Trends for Nonprofits from Julia Campbell. The post 5 Social Media Storytelling Trends for Nonprofits appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit.

What is Nonprofit Founder’s Syndrome?

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The post What is Nonprofit Founder’s Syndrome? Board of Directors/Governance Management/Operations Managing a Nonprofit board of directors conflict of interest founder's syndrome nonprofitappeared first on Foundation Group®.

Fundraising Isn’t the Only Thing Nonprofit Communicators Do

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Every now and then, a fundraising consultant will write a post essentially saying that all nonprofit communications and marketing should be driven by fundraising goals and staff, with a few limited exceptions, like media relations and general branding.

Hobbies of Nonprofit Communicators – Podcasts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today, let’s take a look at podcasts nonprofit communicators got into during the last year. I listen to a lot of podcasts for nonprofit professionals, I also enjoy investigative journalism and true crime. The podcasts I listen to regarding nonprofits are: The Small Nonprofit.

How to Handle Copyrights in Your Nonprofit

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The post How to Handle Copyrights in Your Nonprofit appeared first on Foundation Group®. Ask the Experts Education Managing a Nonprofit conflict of interest copyright intellectual property nonprofit

10 Nonprofit Digital Marketing Resolutions for 2021

J Campbell Social Marketing

Our work – nonprofit digital marketing, digital fundraising, and storytelling were integral pieces of the puzzle last year – and will remain vital going into 2021. . million nonprofit organizations in the U.S. So what should nonprofits do instead? .

10 Essential Social Media Tools for Nonprofits

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10 Essential Social Media Tools for Nonprofits. Want to become more effective with your Nonprofit, Social Enterprise or NGO? Check out this line up of great Social Media Marketing Tools for Nonprofits by George. Unique Outside-Of-The-Box Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits.

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Kivi and Sarah Talk about Nonprofit Marketing Trends [Podcast]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Give a listen to one of our recent conversations about nonprofit marketing trends for Sarah’s podcast, The Smart Communications Podcast. And if you still need a copy of the 2021 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, get that here. Nonprofit Marketing Trends podcast

How to Move Facebook Followers to Your Nonprofit Email List

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Facebook is a powerful marketing tool for small nonprofits, but the real gold is in a robust nonprofit email list. It’s time to get your Facebook followers to share their email addresses so you can build your nonprofit email list.

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Debunking 7 Common Myths For New Nonprofit Professionals

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Chances are, you’re not starting work with a nonprofit with that level of naivete, but you do want to make a meaningful difference for a cause you care about. Nonprofits are all small and inefficient. The fact is that nonprofits are the biggest employers in a lot of major cities.

Help stop Asian hate – resources for nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

So what can we, as nonprofits, do to help? The post Help stop Asian hate – resources for nonprofits appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit. Nonprofits #StopAsianHate

4 Questions About You and Nonprofit Marketing Guide

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We like to think that we listen well to our Nonprofit Marketing Guide community, but sometimes it’s nice to do a quick check-in. The post 4 Questions About You and Nonprofit Marketing Guide appeared first on Nonprofit Marketing Guide. Nonprofit Communications

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Why Your Nonprofit Needs Both Branding And Marketing Strategies

J Campbell Social Marketing

How to start building a thriving social media community for your nonprofit or library right now! In both the nonprofit and business sectors, the terms “branding” and “marketing” are often used interchangeably. They’ve also become buzzwords in the nonprofit sector recently.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – July 9, 2021

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s Friday which means it’s time for the most helpful articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. Catch Up on Our Content from This Week… Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Emily Wills. The Depot.

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