Thu.Apr 11, 2024

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Why You Must Put Real Resources into Building Nonprofit Donor Loyalty

Clairification

It costs more to acquire a new donor than retain a current one. A lot more. In fact, research shows it takes 7 – 12% more effort, time and money to bring in a new donor than to raise more from a current donor. Please, please, please… let this sink in. The for-profit world understands this. It’s why they retain, on average, 80 – 90% of current customers.

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7 Types of Donors That Could Be Your Next Major Gift Prospect

NonProfit PRO

If you’re always looking externally for your next major gift prospect, you may overlook a loyal supporter already in your database. Here are seven types of donors your nonprofit can locate internally.

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AFP ICON Conference 2024: Tips from the Pros

Gail Perry Group

AFP ICON Conference 2024: Tips from the Pros | Join Gail Perry live from AFP ICON 2024 conference in Toronto as she unveils insights & tips from some of her favorite fundraising professionals.

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A Really Tough Planned Giving Conversation

Planned Giving

What To Do When There’s a Verbal Promise, a Death, and No Intention Form? Summary: What would you do if you had a verbal commitment for a planned gift—and the donor died before putting it into writing? It happens more often than you’d think. Here’s a real-world example of how stewardship can save the day. “How do I find out if Stuart remembered us in his estate plan?

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Connecting the dots: Fighting for equity through a data partnership 

Candid

When the Supreme Court gutted race-conscious admissions last summer and the American Alliance for Equal Rights followed with a lawsuit against the Fearless Fund, some in the philanthropic sector feared that demographic data had become a potential liability. So when I learned about Candid’s Demographics via Candid —an initiative that allows nonprofit organizations to share demographic information on their Candid nonprofit profile , where funders, donors, and researchers could easily access it—I w

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3 Ways Foundations Can Help Nonprofits Attract and Retain Talent

NonProfit PRO

While nonprofits have a powerful draw for talent, they often fail to properly compensate employees. These three low-cost, proven tools can help nonprofits compete.

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The Abbott Approach: Innovating in the Program Officer Role

Center for Effective Philanthropy

Program officers consistently give feedback about not having the time, resources, or agency to implement effective listening practices.

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Grants For Health: Partner with the FDA & Manage Your Health

GrantNews

Many of us take our health for granted until it’s gone. It’s easy to do in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. For most of us in our 20’s, health may not even be a second thought. Important decisions like choosing a career path, living arrangements, and paying bills tend to be at the forefront of our inner dialog. Unfortunately, as most 30, 40, and 50 year olds know, the habits of our youth will haunt us as we grow older.

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The Scoop on RFPs: How Grant Funders Target and Attract Proposals

Grant Writer Team

Greetings readers, have we got a scoop for you?! Imagine that you receive an invitation to a friend’s birthday party. It’s been so long since you’ve been to a party that you excitedly toss the invitation on the counter and rush to get ready. You put on some nice clothes and buy a fine bottle of wine as a gift. You stroll confidently up to your friend’s house and eagerly knock on the door.

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Get Cybersecurity Right for Your Low-Code/No-Code Projects

Blackbaud

The low-code, no-code revolution has made it possible for anyone at your organization to create software applications without all the extra overhead of traditional software development. By leveraging low-code platforms, such as the Microsoft Power Platform, your staff members have a vast ecosystem of emerging technologies at their fingertips. Your “low-coders” or “citizen developers” can use technology to optimize the unique business processes they already know intimately.

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The Global Cyber Alliance and TechSoup Are Teaming Up

Tech Soup

Year after year, the news related to cybersecurity for NGOs continues to get worse. Many NGOs struggle with capacity and resource constraints that hamper their ability to prioritize and fund investment in cybersecurity awareness and prevention. Even the smallest NGOs have data that is valuable to criminals and state actors, and this sector now makes up the second largest segment of cyberattack victims , after government entities.

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Are There Grants for Food and Nutrition to Manage Health?

GrantNews

Many of us take our health for granted until it’s gone. It’s easy to do in the hustle and bustle of everyday life. For most of us in our 20’s, health may not even be a second thought. Important decisions like choosing a career path, living arrangements, and paying bills tend to be at the forefront of our inner dialog. Unfortunately, as most 30, 40, and 50 year olds know, the habits of our youth will haunt us as we grow older.

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Public Sector & Nonprofit Case Management Software

Bonterra

Public Sector & Nonprofit Case Management Software Improve Impact Drive stronger outcomes with a solution that empowers your staff, enables more data-informed decision making, and provides expert guidance and best practices. Request a demo Explore pricing cameron.patter… Thu, 04/11/2024 - 10:11 Impact-driven solutions informed by industry-leading best practices Bonterra’s purpose-built solution was developed with years of nonprofit and public sector expertise to help you improve programming, sec

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Is Your Nonprofit Newsletter Engaging or Boring?

Ann Green's Nonprofit

In theory, a newsletter can be a great way to engage with your donors. In reality, that doesn’t often happen because most donor newsletters can be used as a cure for insomnia. They’re too long and filled with boring articles that brag about how wonderful the organization is. A newsletter is a vital part of the ask, thank report, repeat formula and you can’t just go through the motions.

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Digital fundraising

Bonterra

Digital fundraising Increase engagement Build your base by giving them the cohesive, personalized experience they deserve. Bonterra’s supporter engagement platform puts a comprehensive profile of every audience member at your fingertips, so you can have intuitive interactions that lead to lifelong connections. nicole.kowalcz… Thu, 04/11/2024 - 17:23 Grow and maintain your digital community Acquire, steward, and retain supporters with the right tools for your nonprofit — for staff focused on digi