Decent Humans: Lauren Panasewicz at Range of Motion Project

CrowdRise

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. We hope that by sharing their stories of aid, altruism, and passion, others will be inspired to make an even greater impact on the world we live in

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More Instant-On Cause Marketing from Colorado's Front Range

Cause Related Marketing

When I posted about Qdoba’s instant-on cause marketing effort to benefit the Colorado wildfire crisis, the estimable cause marketer Steve Drake asked where was the rest of these kind of promotions were to be found, especially in the state of Colorado. In fact, a number of Colorado food and dining establishments have offered cause marketing, flat donations of money and food, in addition to prayers.

The Future is Now: Long-Range Fundraising Planning

Fundraising Breakthroughs

You’re aware that long-range fundraising planning is beneficial. Kn ow Thyself: Before beginning long-range planning in earnest, consider having your organization go through a self-assessment process, whether formal or informal.

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Ambiguity is killing your fundraising

Fundraising Coach

Use gift range calculators to set up levels. If you don''t even know how to come up with levels, try running your total goal through at gift range calculator. https://www.blackbaud.com/nonprofit-resources/gift-range-calculator.aspx.

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Nonprofit Communications Budgets: How Big Should Yours Be?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For example, if your nonprofit is in the $5.1 – $10 million range overall, you can see that 17% of nonprofits at that size have communications budgets of $100,000 – $300,000 (the royal blue line).

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The Truth behind Nonprofit Marketing Help-Wanteds

Getting Attention

This is key stuff for all of us—these roles and responsibilities are our lives, present and future—and I’ve become intrigued by the incredibly varied range of experience, skills and personal characteristics that organizations are looking for to fill a very broad range of roles.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

These conferences range in size, location, and topic. The Conference itself includes philanthropy classes ranging from individual donors, planned giving, and marketing/social media subjects. It's finally here!

5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement

EveryAction

Different giving options Your donation pages should offer users enough options to meet a broad range of donor preferences, without creating a cluttered and confusing experience. There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits.

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10 Great Nonprofit Websites and How To Improve Yours

Twenti

A wide range of people look to Comic Relief for entertainment and an opportunity to fundraise, therefore their website needed to be appropriate and engaging for all. These range from one time donations to regular donation plans, and a shop of merchandise and animal sponsorships.

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

Their vibrant community presence spans a comprehensive range of bilingual and bi-cultural services in Health & Human Services, Housing, Education, and Economic Development.

NONPROFIT BRANDING: They Stalk & Skulk, Waiting to Attack…

NonProfit Branding

Nevertheless, we are up-and-running again, resuming our series of posts on a wide range of nonprofit topics. Cyber Gremlins got us! Last Thursday the Nonprofit Branding Blog collapsed. Our IT folks have re-built the site. A few more tweaks may be needed. Our tendency for a bit of heresy and a tad of snark remains [.]. Brand Management Uncategorized crisis communications nonprofit branding public relations VisABILITY

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Reader Beware, You're in for a Scare: 4th Annual Nonprofit Halloween Celebration

EveryAction

They tackle issues ranging from homelessness and poverty to ebola and LGBT rights. They have programs ranging from adult classes to youth summer camps to a dance company and memoir writing. Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction! Every year we celebrate by dressing up as some of our favorite nonprofit organizations as a way to recognize their incredible work and commemorate the start of end-of-year fundraising campaigns.

2016 Nonprofit Email Deliverability Study: Spam Still Costing Nonprofits Thousands

EveryAction

The good news is that this is a slight improvement over last year, when average losses were more in the tens-of-thousands range.

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Sample Solicitation Semantics

A Small Change

I’d like to invite you to give a gift in the range of $1,000 to $2,000 over 2 years. Would you give a lead gift in the range of $25,000 to $50,000 to this campaign? Try to say that ten times fast.

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

Consider organizing your supporters into these camps, ranging from your closest network all the way to the rest of the world. For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

These conferences range in size, location, and topic. Running from February 27 through March 1, 2018, the conference will explore a wide range of issues facing immigrants and refugees at this critical juncture—and how diverse grantmakers across the country are responding.

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

EveryAction

For example, you could let them know what can be accomplished with gifts ranging from $50 to gifts of $5,000. Choose the range based on the giving capacity of your donor base.

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6 Time-Saving Scheduling Tools Recommended by Fellow Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Does it work across a range of popular calendar apps or just one? Scheduling a meeting shouldn’t be hard. But all too often, it feels like: via GIPHY. The back-and-forth is enough to suck your soul dry. Thankfully, there are apps to improve the process.

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How to Choose a PR Firm for Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

There are various levels of outsourcing including: Big firms Name-brand marketing and PR firms often have a wide range of capabilities. Photo credit: gotcredit.com For many smaller and mid-sized nonprofits, media relations isn’t a stand-alone function.

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Unforgettable! (Case Study)

Getting Attention

I couldn’t look away, but instead lingered on the image, taking in the different women and their range of expressions. When executed well, visual storytelling cuts through the clutter, delivering a mental image that resonates and is remembered (so more likely to be repeated).

What is Facebook Doing for #GivingTuesday 2018?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Facebook also rolled out updated reporting , where nonprofits can now select a range of dates and have daily transaction reports emailed in one spreadsheet instead of downloading multiple CSVs. #GivingTuesday 2018 is coming up fast!

How Your Nonprofit Should Communicate to a Divided America

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ll equip communicators with the tools they need to listen thoughtfully to those who have different perspectives and develop messaging strategies that appeal to a wider range of audiences.

Our EveryAction Hero: United Nations Foundation

EveryAction

Created in 1998, the United Nations Foundation links the United Nations' work with others around the world, helping the UN address a range of global issues, including climate change, global health, women’s empowerment, peace and security, poverty eradication, and more. Every day - and especially on #GivingTuesday - the United Nations Foundation raises awareness and funds for a wide range of humanitarian issues and initiatives.

Small Nonprofits and the Social Media RT - Make Your Brain Work for its Supper

Social Media Bird Brain

With the internet, I have a very large hunting range which takes me from the mountains of Science and Academia to Silicon Valley, from the collaborative social media communities on the outskirts of Nonprofit/Social Good to the silly whimsy of. image via Carolyn Essert-Villard I have a hungry brain – if I don’t feed it new ideas and information regularly, it starts to eat itself out of boredom.

MAMA Marvelous! (Case Study)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I lingered on this image, taking in the different women and their range of expressions. Visual storytelling done right cuts through the clutter to resonate with the people you want to act. That kind of imagery is worth far more than 1,000 words.

How to Thank Facebook Donors (Even If You Don’t Have Their Contact Info)

J Campbell Social Marketing

Gifts in the $250 to $999 range dropped by 4 percent, while gifts of less than $250 declined 4.4 Are you not using Facebook Fundraisers because you don’t know how to thank Facebook donors that come to you from the platform?

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit Tech for Good has put together a list of 82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits with categories ranging from social media management to productivity. Monarch. Kansas City, MO. Photo Credit: Deena Davis. It’s that time again!

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10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

EveryAction

s LGBT community by offering a range of physical and mental health services. Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experiences some sort of mental illness in any given year.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs—Movin’ up Monday

Getting Attention

Lead Brand Strategist & Senior Project Manager , Free Range (Oakland, CA). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here for full-time or part-time staff, consulting or internship opportunities. New Opportunities. Chief Communications Officer , Flamboyan Foundation. Washington DC).

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A Story You Have To Read

Mission Minded

These emails range from scams to spam to promotions for things I don’t want or need. If you’re like me, you get 20 – 40 emails a day that say you simply must read them. I recently got an email whose artful copy motivated me to read on. View the email online.) It didn’t start […].

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8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month

EveryAction

They’ve won numerous lawsuits ranging from stomping out the remnants of Jim Crow to protecting the rights of migrant workers.

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Participants will network and learn about other areas of practice, discuss a range of opportunities and challenges faced by different sectors, and work collaboratively to improve impact measurement.

The Ultimate Guide To How To Buy Best Baby Thermometer

Non Profit Marketing 360

An oral, under the arm or rectal thermometer price range under $10 and temporally-artery thermometers are expensive ranging from $25 to $100. Ear thermometer cost range is about $15 to $60 while behind the ear thermometer cost $20 to $45.

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How to Raise Your E-Newsletter Open Rate [Results from Our Experiment]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The typical open rates for that kind of newsletter are in the 20-25% range. The average click-through rates for a B2B consulting/training newsletter are in the 2-3% range. Even when our open rates were lousy, we were still consistently in that range.

Free digital storytelling tools for nonprofits

ImpactMax

Each time I do that, the range of options kind of astounds me. 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.

6 MORE Proven Fundraising Asks

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We have more than 30 items on our Wish List, ranging from kitchen and bathroom supplies to linens and window coverings. Last week we shared some our favorite fundraising asks , and today we are back with a few more classics that work.

Building the World You Want: 6 Nonprofit Campaigns to Consider on International Day of Charity

EveryAction

In partnership with HBCUs, the United Negro College Fund provides historically black colleges and universities with a range of support that enables them to maintain high-quality academic programs while keeping tuitions low.

How to ASSURE a Gift

A Small Change

Ask the donor for exactly what you’d like them to give (or a range of amounts). What are the steps of a successful solicitation? Every solicitation should be made up of a few simple things a thank you, a story, an ask, a close, and follow-up.

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The Ultimate Guide to Digital Marketing for Nonprofits

Twenti

Digital marketing includes a diverse range of methods, including both organic (or unpaid) and paid marketing techniques. by Zoe Allen. Is your nonprofit using the most effective way to access thousands of new donors around the world? How do your reach new supporters, donors and volunteers?

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How big is the average major gift?

iMarketSmart

To make it easier on fundraisers, we provided ranges from which they could select their average. “What’s your average?” ” I found myself asking that question in meetings with clients all the time. What surprised me was that most didn’t know the answer.

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

EveryAction

By appealing to a wide range of our senses, videos capture our attention and activate our emotions, unlike any other medium. When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool.

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4 Ways That Health Organizations Benefit From a Unified CRM

EveryAction

A broad range of healthcare focused organizations depend on member and donor database software to manage relationships with supporters.

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

Getting Attention

Authors Peter Panepento and Antionette Kerr, both former journalists, provide a set of concrete, doable steps for media relations success based on this clear definition of today’s broad-ranging media landscape : .