Finding Data Management Solutions for Arts and Culture Organizations

EveryAction

Arts and culture organizations such as media companies, magazines, public radio stations, museums, theaters, and arts advocates have unique needs when it comes to data management.

How To Find Effective Database Solutions for Social Services Organizations

EveryAction

For social services organizations such as food banks, shelters, and community centers, managing data well is a critical part of keeping their doors open to members of the community in need of their services.

The Most Incredibly Disregarded Solution for Custom Research Paper

SocialButterfly

Vital Pieces of Custom Research Paper. The truth is that there’s not any such thing wrong with acquiring research papers online students are made to reach a lot many instructional tasks every daily.

Solutions to nonprofits’ biggest challenges

CrowdRise

We recently asked nonprofits to share their biggest challenges. And, surprisingly, it didn’t matter what part of the country the nonprofit was from, how big their staff was, or how much donation volume they did each year. Most of the challenges were the same across nonprofits of all shapes and sizes

A Glow-In-The-Dark Design Solution to Behavior Change

SocialButterfly

The Netherlands are about to launch a “smart road” system that uses infrastrure to support behavior change through a design solution–glow-in-the-dark paint!

Fiscal Sponsorship: A Solution for New Nonprofits

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You just filed for your 501(c)3 designation so the IRS will recognize your group as a tax-deductible nonprofit organization. Congrats! Now you''re ready to start fundraising, but there''s a catch: Your donors can''t give to a tax-exempt organization, and you''re not eligible for grants yet because you aren''t officially recognized as a not-for-profit entity. You''re ready to get your nonprofit''s fundraising off the ground, but you''re stuck until you hear back from the IRS.

3 Reasons Why Nonprofits Don’t Do Storytelling – And My Solutions

J Campbell Social Marketing

I have detailed the three most common challenges that nonprofits face in storytelling, along with my suggested solutions. Solution – Get outside help or professional development training. Solution – Get creative. Solution – Get to the root of the problem.

Cabinet of Curiosities-Crowdsource solutions

Wild Woman Fundraising

What are Foundations talking about? Well, they’re talking about how to measure which nonprofit programs work, and how to replicate that, the usual, right? But now, they’re talking about the power of the internet, and how to harness that for program evaluation purposes.

Which of these solution focused questions can you ask today?

Wild Woman Fundraising

In it, I am learning about how to talk about solutions instead of just problems. I think it’s a useful lesson for us as nonprofit leaders and managers, when people come up to us in a huff or a snit or itching for a fight, to learn how to redirect to a solution quickly. Which of these solution focused questions can you ask today? Lately, thanks to my friend Christina Attard , I’ve been reading a book called Fry the Monkeys by Alan Kay.

Shifting from Problem Describers to Solution Seekers

Social Marketing and Social Change

My belief is that not knowing how to conduct ''solution seeking'' research is a significant constraint for people trying to improve public health and social conditions. Solutions, by the way, are something many people you call your ''target audience'' are happy to explore with you.

Is your organization really that special?

iMarketSmart

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The CMS Roundtable: Which Website Solution is Right for You?

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RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW! Download the presentation slides below Related Documents! Too often organizations are overwhelmed with technology choices and simply do not have enough information to make decisions. The purpose of this session is take a high level look at Content Management Systems and what may be the best path to take when thinking about implementing one for your organization.

Where Are All the Online Cause Marketing Solutions?

Selfish Giving

The other online solution I hope to include in my book was Endorse for a Cause , about which I’ve also positively written. So I went back to the drawing board and looked for some online cause marketing solutions that would work for causes and companies.

Ep213: This Company Has a Sweet Solution to the Bitter Problem of Child Slavery in West Africa

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Peter Zandee , U. Sales Manager, Tony's Chocolonely , about their efforts to fight child slavery in the chocolate industry in West Africa. On the show, Megan, Peter and I discuss: Peter Zandee, Tony's Chocolonely.

Growing Orgs vs. Growing Solutions

A. Fine Blog

The solution for Bornstein is along the lines of the White House’s Office of Social Innovation. This is not a production problem; if we only had assembly lines for manufacturing more social solutions the needs of people around the country (and world) would be better met. David Bornstein posted an interesting article on the Times yesterday entitled, For Ambitious Nonprofits, Capital to Grow.

What major philanthropists really want from fundraisers

iMarketSmart

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3 things every fundraiser needs to consider before they talk politics in front of their donors

iMarketSmart

I don’t have any data on this whatsoever but something tells me that a good number of fundraisers might lean left when it comes to politics. But what about your donors? Do they lean left or right? Do you know? Could you be alienating them by assuming that their politics align with yours?

What’s your problem to solution ratio?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

One of the most interesting ideas we discussed was the problem/solution ratio in our marketing and fundraising. We often spend the majority of our words and appeals on that problem and give far less air time to the solution that will change that tragedy. How much to the solution? In other words, if you have at a 3:1 problem to solution ratio in your messaging, you might want to rethink that emphasis.

Count legacy gift dollars, not promises

iMarketSmart

The goal for legacy gift fundraising is to raise money right? In sports they say it doesn’t matter how many points you score, it’s whether you win the game. Counting Legacy Society members is counting points. It’s good, but it should not be your primary focus.

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Marketing Solutions to Employee Health Care Costs

Social Marketing and Social Change

Bringing down health care costs has been bringing innovation to the workplace – and some glimmers of social marketing. An article in The Wall Street Journal by Anna Wilde Mathews reports on an experiment in progress at AmeriGas Propane where, for a number of years, voluntary wellness programs to encourage healthier behaviors, discounted premiums for nonsmokers and cash rewards for completing health risk appraisals were not working to reduce costs – or engage many employees it seems.

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The simplest way to acquire a new major donor— FAST

iMarketSmart

In fact, the solution is right in front of your face at least once each quarter. Fundraising Major Giving major donor fundraising major donors major gift cultivation major gift solutions Major giftsEveryone wants new major donors.

The Nonprofit Sector and Community Solutions Act H.R. 5533

Seeking Grant Money Today

The Nonprofit Sector And Community Solutions Act , H.R. The National Council of Nonprofits , in the middle of their post on this proposed bill, recommends: "What Nonprofits Can Do "Sign up to show your organization’s support for the legislation; "Use the sample letter to contact your Representatives and urge them to co-sponsor the Nonprofit Sector and Community Solutions Act. 5533 I.R. , was proposed June 16th, to Congress, by Minnesota's Representative Betty McCollum (D), to ".This

Grants for U.S. Nonprofits, Schools, Universities, or Government Agencies Providing Non-Traditional Solutions to Employ Individuals With Disabilities

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Should Small Nonprofits Use Facebook as a Total CRM Solution?

Marketing for Nonprofits

Are you using Facebook as a total CRM solution for your organization? I was talking to my friend Evan Parker , Manager, Digital Membership for The Nature Conservancy yesterday and he raised an interesting question.

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The best way to predict the future is to invent it

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Lead Generation Major Giving Planned Giving charitable giving donor cultivation fundraising technology major gift marketing Marketing Solutions nonprofit marketing planned gift marketingI was tired of waiting.

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Want more planned gifts? Focus on why not how

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Planned Giving strategy donor communication tips how to ask for a planned gift legacy gift marketing legacy gift solutions legacy society marketing planned gift marketing planned giving marketing blog planned giving programThere are a whole bunch of so-called “marketing companies” out there that say they help nonprofits get more planned gifts. I have a lot of issues with these firms.

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9 reasons why it’s time to uncover philanthropic mindsets

iMarketSmart

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Are face-to-face meetings with donors overrated?

iMarketSmart

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What to do when several in-house departments are fighting over who should ask a big donor for the next gift

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Major Giving cultivation for major gifts fundraising advice fundraising blog major donors major gift fundraising major gift fundraising solution major giving PhilanthropyFirst, a quick story: I once heard a story about a University that was getting ready for a big campaign.

Notes from the Digital Governance Forum (#DGF15)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Instead we should be coming to the table and offering solutions…even if you have an ego. Don ended up selling New Paradigm and creating Global Solution Networks. Taxonomy of Global Solution Networks (10 Types): Knowledge networks (e.g.

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5 ideas you should share with supporters to close more year-end major gifts

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Lead Generation Major Giving charity development director tips major donor communication strategy major donor fundraising major gift fundraising strategy Nonprofit Marketing Blog nonprofit solutions planned gift cultivation year-end fundraising goalWhenever I see articles about year-end giving for major gifts, they always seem to say the same things such as, “Don’t forget to look at your list and — most of all — ask!”

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Reinvent your legacy society to become a stewardship society instead

iMarketSmart

Fundraising Planned Giving best practices for planned giving legacy gift marketing legacy gift solutions planned gift fundraising tips Planned Giving Marketing planned giving tipsI’ve always been a bit baffled by Legacy Societies.

Grants for Projects Fully Studying and Finding Solutions for U.S. Unwated Horse

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and to identify potential solutions. From The Foundation Center. For more information on this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this post]. Deadline: September 12, 2011 Morris Animal Foundation to Fund Research on Unwanted Horses The Morris Animal Foundation , (MAF) an animal health foundation which provides funding for research designed to protect, treat, and cure animals, is seeking proposals addressing the issue of unwanted horses in the U.S.

Why the first gift really shouldn’t count

iMarketSmart

At MarketSmart, we get super-excited when a new organization signs up to work with us. And why not? It is, after all, a genuine thrill to acquire a new client. But I always admonish my staff that the first investment made by a new client shouldn’t really count.

Air support

iMarketSmart

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Grants for Governments, Nonprofits, Regional Organizations, Individuals, Private Sector Creating Small and Large Scale Fisheries Management Solutions

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The prize is designed to promote creative solutions in the monitoring, surveillance, and control of both small and large-scale fisheries. From The Foundation Center. [If If you are interested in this grant opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the end of this blog post for more information].

How to make your fundraising team a success

Wild Woman Fundraising

Which solutions focused questions can you ask today? Nathan interview Scary secrets of fundraising solution focused questionsAfter you’ve gotten a fundraising job , and moved on up, gotten that raise and done some work life balance , HOW DO YOU BECOME A GOOD MANAGER?

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Investment or Influence? It's Not That Simple

Social Media Bird Brain

I know most blogs focus on providing a solution with a viewpoint that backs that up, but I've come to realize that one person's solution can be another person's headache and that, like social media platforms, there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all answer. not-for-profits choices Brian Solis ROI investment solutions social media marketing influence Small nonprofit sales

How fast do you respond to your major and planned gift donors’ needs?

iMarketSmart

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Top Ten Solutions For Issues That Might Arise While Writing A Grant Proposal

Seeking Grant Money Today

Top Ten Solutions For Issues That Might Arise While Writing A Grant Proposal 10. Did you miss a deadline? If you were so diligently working on a grant proposal that the grant proposal submission deadline came and went there is still hope. First, look at the grant donor's current giving guidelines (often on their website) and confirm that yes, you have indeed missed their deadline.