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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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. The email contained their login information and a link to the tax receipt portal. Once inside the Tax Receipt Portal, they are also shown the impact of their gift and the ability to make an additional donation.


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Sea Change Strategies

Exceptional compendium on fundraising during a recession!

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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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GOOD Gobbles Jumo

Non Profit Marketing 360

Jumo had aimed to be a social connector as well as a portal for giving to nonprofit organizations, but it failed to draw sufficient numbers of viewers away from more established competing sites. Jumo, the social medium that started with a bang nine months ago, ended with a whimper in August by being absorbed into GOOD , a content-rich site catering to activists across a broad spectrum of causes.

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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. The portal includes customizable features that help generate productivity tools for teachers, build puzzles, quizzes and storyboard tools that make learning interactive and personal.

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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. Network for Good just released a new online giving study that provides all kinds of good ideas for increasing the amount of money you can raise online.

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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. Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more.

Online Community-Building for Nonprofit Members

Ann Green

Your best bet to encourage online member engagement is to provide members with a portal that’s accessible from your nonprofit website. Within your member portal, allow members to: Navigate a searchable member directory.

Free PDF to JPG Conversion On PDFBear: Why Should You Use It?

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

This free PDF to JPG converter tool on the PDFBear portal makes this PDF conversion easy for its users to convert original PDF formats to JPG or JPEG. You can freely access the PDFBear portal to convert PDF to JPG or any file formats on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems.

Association Websites: 3 Ways to Engage Your Base

NonProfit Hub

Members portal. Upon joining your association, members should gain access to an exclusive members portal, where they can pay dues and access member-specific resources. Further, your portal should remind them of upcoming events and allow them to update their personal details.

Amazing Tools for Your Online Business Stack

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls sites have access to over 54,000 plugins, giving you access to enterprise and simple websites, complex portals, applications, and blogs. Amazing Tools for Your Online Business Stack. Do you want to grow your business? You’ll need the right tools for the job.

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.

Digital Marketing In 2020: 5 Reasons Why Non-Profit Organizations Need It

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

It is similar to having an online information portal that contains everything there is about your NGO. Digital Marketing In 2020: 5 Reasons Why Non-Profit Organizations Need It. Do you want to get More Donors for your Nonprofit, Charity, NGO?

How to Build an Online Community: 4 Ways to Get Started

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you already have a membership program in place or are developing one, adapt it to the online sphere with easy-to-use website portals (or simply create a Facebook group).

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. On this particular day that included editing a document that a colleague sent to me that she wanted to post to our internal communications portal. 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. Below are some quick and easy things you can do to raise more money. Go on, crush your fundraising goals! Say Thanks. Say thank you before you ask your supporters to give again. Tell them what their past support has made possible.

4 Tips for Maximizing Association Membership

NonProfit Hub

A member portal encourages community-building. An accessible member portal is a great way to encourage online community-building, as well as help new members acclimate to the online community.

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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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. 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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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! A couple of times a year, I dig into the web to find free tools that can help nonprofits tell their stories in ever more engaging ways. Each time I do that, the range of options kind of astounds me.

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.

[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. In a fun tongue-in-cheek tone, she shares a perfect formula for making sure your board committees don't work! And she knows.

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. That number may seem intimidating, “How can I make 35,000 decisions a day?” You might find yourself pondering. Research shows that we utilize a variety of techniques to help guide us through our daily lives.

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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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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. Pam Georgiana 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. Pam Georgiana, MBA is the Vice President of Engagement for Lutheran Social Services in Ohio.

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.

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. Last week, we were joined by Cindy Phan, Creative Director at ShareProgress to discuss how to achieve the right "secret sauce" for a nonprofit digital campaign.

'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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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.

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. In this blog series, we're focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni.

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. In this blog series, we're focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni.

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. Last month, I highlighted some benchmarks in both social media and email marketing that were released in recent reports so that you could see how your nonprofit stacked up. Today, we are going to look at online fundraising.

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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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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.&#.

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.

Landmark Online Giving Study

A. Fine Blog

The study looked at data for about $400 million worth of giving across charitable websites, giving portals and social networks processed by Network for Good. Network for Good and TrueSense Marketing released their long awaited study of online giving appropriately named The Online Giving Study. Here are a few of the key findings: What we [.]. Social Media Allyson Kapin Amy Sample Ward charity:water network for good Online Giving Study TrueSense Marketing

6 Tips for Your Year-End Giving Campaign

NonProfit Hub

Make sure to provide links to the donation portal in every piece of content you put out! If you’ve lived even a day as a member of the nonprofit community, you know how huge the holiday season is. Temperatures are dropping and sleigh bells are ringing.

How Great Website Design Drives Connection & Action

Getting Attention

Your website is the portal into your world. Thanks to guest blogger Alex McLain, who designs engaging websites for nonprofits as a member of the Wired Impact team. Creating a new website for your nonprofit is a mind-boggling task. You’ve got a million questions reeling through your head throughout the process, but one of the key questions to consider is: “How important is the role of design in our website?” Without a doubt, your answer should be, “ Very important.”.

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