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John Haydon

Are you asking your donors for more than money?

Have you considered the other gift your donors give you? Here’s a hint: what might be even more valuable to you than money? That’s right – time. Often donors are aware that time is part of their gift. It’s intentional. Think about attending a fundraising event. Or filling out a survey. (Of course, sometimes, it’s…

Bloomerang

Do You Know Why Your Donors Gave Their First Gift?

The other day I received a solicitation in the mail from an organization I made a donation to a few years back. I have yet to make a second donation. Let me tell you the story. A few years ago, when I was finishing my MBA, one of my professors told the class that if…


npEngage

How Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Increased Member Conversion and Retention Rates

This article is part of the bbcon 2018 Speaker Series on npENGAGE. Get a taste of the 250+ sessions that will help your organization transform and have a bigger impact! Like it or not, technology is everywhere. While on vacation or a professional conference, you are probably exposed to innovative technology, increasing your engagement level.  Today’s audiences,…

Engaging Volunteers

VolunteerMatch And Verified Volunteers Join Forces

FORT COLLINS, CO and SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Aug. 15, 2018 — Whether it’s parents supporting their child’s sports team or individuals lending a hand after a natural disaster, volunteers perform an essential service – particularly when budgets are stretched thin. This support is welcomed by the thousands of organizations who rely on volunteers to fulfill their missions – yet it…


Bloomerang

Corporate Social Responsibility and You – How A Corporate Partnership Can Help Your Nonprofit Thrive

Looking to change the world, and get your message out to more people than ever before? Consider partnering your nonprofit with a corporate sponsor – here’s why. The fact that you’re running a nonprofit organization, whatever your end goals, is awesome. You’re trying to change the world, and that’s incredible. But even if you’re an…

Causevox

Nonprofit Community Partners: Who They Are, Why They Matter & How To Use Them To Promote Change

Between your donors, volunteers, board members, fellow staff members, and clients, you’re in a constant state of relationship-building. And it’s a wonderful thing! You get to forge these awesome, deep connections in order to make a significant change in your community that REALLY matters. But with all the socializing, mixing and mingling, and transactions with…


Bloomerang

Thoughts On “12 Reasons Why You Should Gracefully Resign From A Nonprofit Board”

This outstanding article mentioned in the title and linked to below outlines most of the reasons every nonprofit board member should consider before even thinking about going to the next board meeting. Honestly, if everyone read the article found here, at least a few people would resign from a nonprofit board they serve on versus attending…

NTEN

Using adult learning principles in technology trainings

August 14, 2018 Using adult learning principles in technology trainings By Nicole Hooper Share this post At many nonprofits, it often falls on the few tech savvy staff (who are likely spread thin already) to plan and implement tech trainings. Even after providing coffee, lunch, or baked goods, it can be difficult to engage adults…


npEngage

A Model for Wildfire Disaster Relief

Nearly 20,000 residents have been asked to evacuate their homes in Northern California as a result of the multiple wildfires that have been burning for weeks, and CNBC has reported that more than 16,000 homes have been threatened by potential damage from the wildfire at this point, leading to evacuation orders for nearly 25,000 residents. As…

Bloomerang

[VIDEO] The 1 Hour Nonprofit Board Makeover

In this webinar, nationally recognized speaker, trainer, nonprofit founder Rachel Muir, CFRE will help you prune dead weight board members and show tools can help you ensure a successful board transition. Full Transcript: Steven: All right, Rachel, okay if I go ahead and get us started officially? Rachel: Absolutely. Steven: All right, cool. Well, good…