July, 2021

An Endowment Can Secure Your Small Nonprofit’s Future

Get Fully Funded

When you hear the word endowment , what do you think of? In simple terms, an endowment is a pool of donor money that is invested in the stock market. Every year, some or all of the investment income is pumped into the organization’s mission, while the principal remains intact.

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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? Of course, it’s a really, really long list of potential items.

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A powerful new way to deliver value to your future supporters

iMarketSmart

If you work for a college or university, you already know that many of your donors give because of the experience they had when they attended your institution. For instance, they might have had a professor who changed their life for the better.

5 Tips for Energizing Your Organization’s Board Virtually

J Campbell Social Marketing

Join my new, on demand Free Masterclass: 3 Must-Have Elements of Social Media Content that Converts. How to start building a thriving social media community for your nonprofit or library right now!

Understanding the 501(c)(3) Public Support Test

Foundation Group

The post Understanding the 501(c)(3) Public Support Test appeared first on Foundation Group®. Education Filings Managing a Nonprofit private foundation public charity public support test

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6 Things You Can Do TODAY to Improve Your Communications

Mission Minded

Volunteers, staff, board members, here are 6 things you can do TODAY to make sure that your communications hits the mark and achieves your desired result. The post 6 Things You Can Do TODAY to Improve Your Communications appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Nonprofit Communications

Get Organized and Increase Your Nonprofit Productivity

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Look at your desk right now, and tell me how many sticky notes are on it. How many to-do lists? How many reminder notes to yourself? If you feel like you have too much to do and aren’t getting enough done, you need to increase your nonprofit productivity.

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Why your nonprofit’s donor survey could be causing more harm than good

iMarketSmart

Thinking about sending out a donor survey ? If so, be sure to use the survey responses properly so you ‘speak’ personally and relevantly to each individual respondent over time with ongoing cultivation. You’ve got to show ‘em that you know ’em!

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3 Marketing Tips to Promote Your Virtual Fundraiser

J Campbell Social Marketing

Join my new, on demand Free Masterclass: 3 Must-Have Elements of Social Media Content that Converts. How to start building a thriving social media community for your nonprofit or library right now!

How to Win the Game of Facebook Fundraising

Foundation Group

The post How to Win the Game of Facebook Fundraising appeared first on Foundation Group®. Funding fundraising fundraising activity nonprofit funding nonprofit fundraising online donations

7 Essential Questions to Ask Before Your Next Web Project

Mission Minded

Beginning a new web project or planning one down the road? Get a head start by using this handy check-list to make sure your project starts on a solid foundation. The post 7 Essential Questions to Ask Before Your Next Web Project appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Digital Nonprofit Web

Nonprofit Taxes Made Easy: A Quick Guide for New Founders

Get Fully Funded

If you’re just getting started in the nonprofit world, you likely have a ton of questions surrounding effective practices and keeping your organization above board.

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Five Logical Places to Outsource Comms When You Have the Budget

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Your nonprofit acknowledges that you can’t do it all as a comms team of one. But they don’t want to hire staff right now, and would rather contract out the work. So what should you outsource? Here are the five places I would consider first. Media Relations / PR.

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White Paper Marketing For Nonprofits. Why And How To Get Started

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

White Paper Marketing For Nonprofits. Why Is It Important And How To Get Started. White Paper Marketing is a powerful strategy that should not only be used by for-profit organizations. Check out how your Nonprofit can benefit. White papers are a popular and powerful tool for content marketers.

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One Night Friend Reviews

Fundraiser Ideas

You can make reference to their website to find out exactly what Valentine’s Day events are now occurring at locations Pot locations near you. In terms of the 20th century, Snorton plans to elaborate on the relationship between blackness and transness and we think of them in relation to openended sex articulation.

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Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Favors of Donor Privacy

Foundation Group

The post Landmark Supreme Court Ruling Favors of Donor Privacy appeared first on Foundation Group®. Commentary Hot Topics News Americans for Prosperity Foundation v. Bonta donor privacy Schedule B Supreme Court

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The 8 Types of Nonprofit Waste (and How to Fix Them)

NonProfit Hub

Nonprofits love to talk about impact. A less popular topic? Waste. Remember that time on Survivor when J’Tia threw all of the tribe’s rice into the fire? Waste is like that. It’s the single greatest enemy to nonprofit impact.

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Fire that donor!

Fundraising Coach

Money does weird things to us, doesn't it? A lack of money leads nonprofits to a growing desperation. A feeling they "need" every donor. Anyone who'll give them money. Including bullies. But sometimes, the problem isn't hearing "no" from a donor. Sometimes the problem is hearing "yes.".

You Can’t Do All the Things. Pace Yourself.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Someone recently told me that while they appreciate all the diverse professional development topics that we and others offer on nonprofit communications and marketing, the fact that there is so much of it and so many things to learn also contributes to her sense of imposter syndrome. I get it!

5 Data Hygiene Methods for Your Nonprofit

Ann Green

Is your nonprofit database starting to look like a library without a librarian? Use these 5 tips to clean it up and establish better hygiene practices. . By Gabrielle Perham. Your nonprofit’s donor database is like a library.

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BangLocals Reviews

Fundraiser Ideas

He has to impress one , but he also has to impress your friends or loved ones. In my work with troubled couples, it’s commonplace to hear partners questioning the near future status of these own relationship, believing that maybe there’s someone out there for whom I’m better suited or using this battle, maybe we’re not compatible whatsoever.

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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

Cause Camp: From Humble Roots to Must-Attend Conference

NonProfit Hub

Cause Camp is a nonprofit conference that has been nationally recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the best conferences in America for the nonprofit sector. But before it became the nonprofit conference sensation that it is now, Cause Camp started with humble roots.

The 10 Stages of Changing Your Organization’s Name

Mission Minded

Learn about the 10 stages you can expect from a name change to prepare your staff, board, and stakeholders for the work that lies ahead. The post The 10 Stages of Changing Your Organization’s Name appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Nonprofit Naming

Don’t Be Like Top Chef: Have a Response Plan

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am a big fan of reality cooking show Top Chef and this past season was turning out to be one of its best. Challenges consisted of a wider range of cuisines. The cast was diverse and they all seemed to genuinely like each other and eager to help.

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Newsletter: Firehouse Subs Sounds Alarm for Bottled Water; Dunkin Makes Case for Adding Dogs to Every Cause Marketing Program ; The Powerful One-Two Punch of Direct Mail + Email

Selfish Giving

Another article - this one from the Tampa Bay Times - questioning the audacity (No, the GALL!! I'm clutching my pearls) of a retailer asking for a donation at the register! Oh, the misery! ?? Oh, the effrontery! ?? Oh, the embarrassment! ?? Break. No one is forcing you.

Mistakes To Avoid For A Successful Business

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Mistakes To Avoid For A Successful Business. Registering your business startup and defining your product or service is easy. The hard work starts when you have to keep your company afloat. Not only does it require time, but you will need the right tips and methods to avoid “founder failure.”

Engaging Supporters with Collaborative Facebook Challenges

Care2

When the pandemic first hit, a clear trend emerged. Fundraising for coronavirus-related relief, such as philanthropic initiatives related to first responders and food insecurity, rightfully surged. However, for causes not directly related to COVID-19 , fundraising declined.

Things Donors Want to Know, but Won’t Ask

NonProfit Hub

Ever wonder if there are things donors want to know but won’t ask? In the midst of a fundraising campaign, you get accustomed to hearing the same questions over and over.

Make Connections With Your Donors by Sharing Stories

Ann Green

After the year we’ve just been through, most people have realized the importance of connection. Your nonprofit organization also needs to make connections with your donors. One of the best ways to do that is to share stories. Donors want to hear your stories.

How to React Quickly to a Crisis, Current Event, or Catastrophe

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Crisis communications is not just about being prepared for a rogue board member or sketchy financials. The pandemic, social unrest, and increasing displays of hate have thrust nonprofits into the position of needing to revamp their communications plans and messaging on a dime.

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Newsletter: Sales Email vs Phone Call: Which One is Better ?? ; Calm App is Paying Tennis Players’ Fines, Donating to Charity ; It’s Taking Longer to Close Partnership Deals

Selfish Giving

Last week I read a wonderfully detailed article on Hubspot called Sales Email vs. Cold Call: When to Use Each According to Data. The article was even written by a Boston guy, which increased my respect for it even more.

4 Reasons Why Nomos Glashutte Is a Distinctive Watch Brand

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

4 Reasons Why Nomos Glashutte Is a Distinctive Watch Brand. Most German watch manufacturers don’t get as much recognition as Swiss watchmakers do. Swiss watch companies mostly dominate the luxury watch industry, and many watches from these brands have become cult classics.

4 Tips to Turn Your Upcoming Fall Fundraisers into Hybrid Events

Care2

For many nonprofit organizations, fundraising events make up a significant portion of overall fundraising revenue and donor engagement. In the last year, many of these events typically held in person were forced to transition to the virtual realm with little to no notice.

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Fundamentals of Audience Growth in the Nonprofit Sector

NonProfit Hub

How can your nonprofit organization increase its audience growth? You have a cause and a message to share, but getting it out there to the right people isn’t always easy.

Keep Connecting With Your Donors by Using Visual Stories

Ann Green

In my last post, I wrote about the importance of connecting with your donors by sharing stories. Written stories are great, but donors may not have the time or energy to read a story. This is why you also need to use visual stories. Some people respond better to visual stimuli, anyway.

New Marketing Essentials Course — And How Marketing is More Than Fundraising!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I recently worked with Nonprofit Ready to create their new Marketing Essentials Certificate.

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