Online tax receipt portal scores for AmeriCares


The AmeriCares Online Tax Receipt Portal was a multichannel donor-centric campaign, anchored by a custom tax receipt microsite designed to engage donors by allowing easy and free access to their tax receipts for their online and offline donations.

hard times — the portal

Sea Change Strategies

Exceptional compendium on fundraising during a recession!

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Google's Nonprofit Portal Can Help Smalland Startup Nonprofits

Blue Sky Collaborative

[link] this is worth checking out - especially for smaller nonprofits. most of this was already available but Google has consolidated much of its back office functionality and made it non-profit-centric.

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The more things change, the more they stay the same


I was wondering who might have created the first survey ever. . My search led me to Charles the Great, the “Father of Europe.” ” Apparently, in AD 771 , he created what might have been the first survey to help him understand his own kingdom.

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Apps for Democracy “Community Edition”

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Citizens get to submit their community improvement ideas in real-time and vote using this insights portal. insights portal opensource socialmedia washingtondc I’m heavily buried in the process of preparing my materials for the upcoming MARCOM 2009 conference, however I wanted to post this up rather than just tweet about it. Basically, Apps for Democracy the Washington D.C

We've Built The Tools You Need for 2018


Increase Recurring Gifts + Update Contact Records with New Self-Service Portal Nonprofit communications and development professionals are notoriously overworked - and they often spend way too much time on data entry and menial tasks that may arise. With EveryAction, we've tried to cut down on that inefficiency by building a brand new self-service portal feature.

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How NPR and PBS Engage Digital Audiences (An #npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

There doesn’t appear to be an actual two-way portal for communication. Their website also promotes LearningMedia, a free digital media content portal for teachers that is designed to help bring the classroom to life.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction


With Self-Service Portals , supporters can independently update their contact record, edit payment details and fix expired credit card information, adjust email preferences, and increase recurring donation amounts - saving nonprofit staff from having to update this information themselves. #17.

Need Some Online Fundraising Ideas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Donors who gave via the charity’s website gave a bigger first gift and continued to give more over time than donors who gave through other charity portals (e.g. Point your giving portal and social media profiles back to your website.

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3 Reasons You Should Be Thinking about QCDs (Backed By Data + A Free Guide)


Log in to your custodian online portal and try and locate the form 1099-R for the qualified charitable distribution. How many decisions do you make each day? A quick google search yields our answer: somewhere near 35,000.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lindsay Nichols

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

8:00 am – 10:00 am: As soon as I get in (usually around 8 am), I log on to Hootsuite, Outlook, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, our internal communications portal called The Front Porch, our blog, and Spotify. I then helped her post it to the portal. Lindsay J.K. Nichols.

Ready for Year-End? Here Are 10 Easy Things You Can Do to Raise More Money


Use your donor self-service portal to enable sustainers to set up their increased monthly amounts. We won't waste your time with a lengthy intro. With #GivingTuesday and Year-End fundraising rapidly approaching, we'll get straight to the point.

[Guest Post] The Recipe for Nonprofit Committee Failure

Fundraising Coach

Boardable is an online board management portal that organizes everything that goes into running a board of directors in a way that leads to increased board engagement. Today's guest post is from Kim Donahue. Kim is the resident governance expert at Boardable.

How Do You Communicate Between Departments? #NPCOMMLIFE

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

” Jess: “They used Big Tent before I got there, and I immediately got to work on creating a staff portal that could replace it because it was sorely lacking in organization and personalization. I added widgets from Google Groups for announcements and discussions, creating separate sections in the portal page for the different groups that have their own private communications. Nonprofit communicators are in the business of…well, communicating.

The Understatement that is Digital Literacy


” This “online portal” serves a dire need and includes: Workforce development materials. On Friday, the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in collaboration with a number of Federal agencies (including the U.S.

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The Understatement that is Digital Literacy


This “online portal&# serves a dire need and includes: Workforce development materials. So get this: N TIA is partnering with the American Library Association and the Institute of Museum and Library Services to promote the use of the portal by the nation’s 16,600 public libraries.

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Free digital storytelling tools for nonprofits


Nonprofits can get a pro level Animoto account free (worth $249 per year) by applying through Animoto’s nonprofit portal. Flickr/mysza831. A little holiday gift for you!

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Pam Georgiana

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For example, my team has been researching an online family communication portal for our healthcare facilities and a texting platform in which to communicate to donors and volunteers.

Main Ingredients to a Nonprofit Digital Campaign


Nonprofits that forgo a simple landing page and elect to create a dedicated campaign portal essentially build a world in which their audiences can experience the mission, urgency, and proposed solutions of the campaign through a dynamic medium that they won't soon forget.

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected


Other online features that make it easier for alumni to stay connected include self-service portals where they can update changes in their contact information and peer-to-peer fundraising capability which allows your most engaged alumni to act as ambassadors to their peers.

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected


Other online features that make it easier for alumni to stay connected include self-service portals where they can update changes in their contact information and peer-to-peer fundraising capability which allows your most engaged alumni to act as ambassadors to their peers.

Online Fundraising Stats and Trends for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Following charity websites, social giving (19%) overtook portal giving (10%) for the second most used form of digital giving.

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10 Helpful Fundraising Websites

Fundraiser Ideas

This website explores the latest nonprofit news and ideas, and it even has a fundraising job portal. Fundraising is the lifeblood of charitable organizations and nonprofit activities. Thanks to the Internet, you now have a wide variety of tools at your fingertips. Following are 10 helpful fundraising websites. – PayPal is the leading payment-transferring website on the Internet. Donors can make donations to you instantly from the convenience of their home.

Open Government Consultation

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The creation of a central government data portal is key. A central portal just like In the spirit of openness, I have decided to publicly share my open-ended responses to the ongoing Canadian Open Government Consultation , which has been taking place since December 6th, 2011 and is scheduled to end January 16th, 2012. The consultation covers questions on Open Data , Open Information , Open Dialogue and the Open Government Strategy.

12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report


With our easy to use self service portal, your donors can update their information at anytime ensuring that you and your staff save both time and money! The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs.

10 Email Resolutions for the New Year


In the EveryAction toolset, you can use dynamic searches paired with our email series tool, which can automatically send requests to donors to update their self service portal a month before their credit card expires. (This is the second post in our New Year, New Heights development series. Need to catch up? Click here for our in-depth look at the three reporting tools every nonprofit should have to improve their fundraising strategy.).

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Great site, good info, what else could one ask for?


A few days ago, my most devoted reader (someone I also like to call "mom") sent me a link to a really neat site: the Giving Forum from the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers (whew, that was long to type, I wonder if they call themselves FRAG?).

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How Giving is Growing Online: The Latest from the Digital Giving Index

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Since 2010, Network for Good has published the Digital Giving Index which looks at online giving trends across the Network for Good platform, including both branded and generic donation pages, social fundraising sites, portal giving, and employee giving. Where is online giving going?

Go Noles? No Goes?

JCA Insights

The pdf had another link to a Housing portal address. The portal loaded another Housing page and then immediately began redirecting us to a login. This post describes 15 hours of my life between Dec. 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 14 at 10:30 a.m.

#SocialNetworks: Set Up & Take Advantage Of Google+

Non Profit Marketing 360

For a tour of nonprofit sites already on Google+, visit this portal to get some great ideas. Setup takes seconds.

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The online giving experience matters - and the data proves it

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Since 2010, Network for Good has been tracking digital philanthropy across several distinct channels including individual charity websites, charity portals and social giving (peer-to-peer) websites and applications.

Assignment Help Australia Fundamentals Explained


If you’ve been assigned an HR Management Assignment in which you’ve surely got to answer questions regarding getting prepared for a personal interview, and you’re struggling to try this, you can reach out to a reputed academic portal and search aid by the pros within the topic.

How Strong Relationships Can Increase Fundraising Results in 2011

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It's not news that online giving is skyrocketing, but what really thrills us is all the different ways donors can give online now - websites, donation portals, social networks. There are so many options for donors now! . While all of these options are new and exciting, the reasons people give online are not that different from the reasons they give elsewhere.

No Wonder Retention of Online Donors is So Bad

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

At the end of 2008 and 2009 , I gave online donations via a giving portal to about a dozen national nonprofits each year (I cashed in miles with Capital One , who partners with Network for Good for charitable giving).

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'Free' and Cause-Related Marketing: Part II

Cause Related Marketing

Nowadays, as a free portal, is the fourth most-visited Web property. Tuesday’s post was about the increasing use of ‘free’ as a business model. No less a company than Google is built on ‘free.’ So are Craigslist and Facebook and Flickr.And free is coming on like a lion.AOL used to be primarily a subscription-based service. But every year their subscriber base shrinks. The mighty Wall.

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What the Web Renewal ( Initiative is missing

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Yes, you got that right, one portal website to serve as a starting point for all citizen needs that fall under federal jurisdiction.

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SRDC Open Data Consultation Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Great examples include: , , DirectGov (the Craigslist of gov portals). Over the next few blog posts I will debrief a few of the many events I attended this Spring. I have included only key takeaways and interesting insights (ok, well I find them interesting anyway…). The SRDC Open Data Consultation was an invitation only event, which I had the pleasure of participating in.

The Rise of OpenGood


In addition, friend Marc Drapeau recently wrote a fascinating piece on Open Government Entrepreneurship and the National Library of Medicine launched their new API portal. In honor of #SocialGood Day, I wrote a post for the IQ Solutions blog reflecting on the TEDxChange event and calling for #OpenGood. Disclosure: IQ Solutions is my employer.)

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Resource Round-up

A Small Change

Nonprofit Marketing Aggregate: The Nonprofit Marketing Zone is a great place to go if you are looking for a portal to nonprofit marketing information. Over the last couple months, I’ve heard about a number of remarkable and interesting websites, blogs, and aggregates and I wanted to pass them along to you. Let me know if you check any of these out and if they are useful to you.

They Never Even Ask!

The Agitator

Noting that those who give to charities’ own websites give more over time than donors who give via ‘portal’ or social networking sites, the study observes: “Charities don’t always do a good job following up with donors who give through portals or social networking sites. “In addition, charity websites generally provide for donor cultivation; portals don’t. ’ Portals are all about efficiently collecting the gift.&#.

Distinct, Authentic Branding Boosts Stronger Relationships + Increased Giving – The Online Giving Study

Getting Attention

Those who used giving portals started lower and gave less over time. Just as the strength of the donor-charity relationship heavily influences offline giving, the online giving experience has a significant impact on donor loyalty, retention and gift levels.

10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month


Their online volunteer application portal makes it simple for interested supporters to find information about the requirements and opportunities for volunteering, and allows staff to easily capture relevant data and information.

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#HOWTO: Setup A (Free) Magazine For Your Community

Non Profit Marketing 360

By scooping such content (and remember: you can make more than one e-magazine/collection, even in a free account) you will bring new readers and followers to your educational portal and to your organization’s donation and volunteer pages. We introduced