WEBINAR

Research on Check Out Campaigns: Attitudes and Effectiveness

If you’ve been through a check out lane in the US in the past couple of years, you have probably been asked if you’d like to donate to some cause or other. And you may have noticed, that the frequency and the locations of these have increased. All for very good reason: Check Out Campaigns have been […]

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300 Fundraisers Walk Into a Room in New Jersey…

The theme of this year’s Conference on Philanthropy, the New Jersey Chapter of AFP’s annual conference was “What’s Your Story? Tell a compelling story. Engage your donors. Raise More Money”   Clearly, fundraisers have stories to tell, but might need help in finding those stories and finding the right way to frame them.  The event […]

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Survey Finds Reporting on Outcomes Made Difficult for Most Nonprofits

There are plenty of technological solutions for the nonprofit professional and organization. “Technology” can connect us all very quickly and easily in a variety of forms: smartphones, social media, and “the cloud.”  But “leveraging technology effectively” is different. It requires a determination, at the onset, of what you will need and expect the technology to do. Sure, effective storytelling […]

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TechNow Conference: Chronicle’s Switzer to Keynote

TechNow The 12th annual TechNow Conference, organized by The Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University, will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township, PA. Anyone who has an interest or stake in his or her nonprofit’s technology management or usage is encouraged to attend. TechNow […]

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Webinar

Mobile Giving and Your Holiday Giving Campaign

I know! It’s beautiful outside and the lake/mountain/ocean/pool/garden is calling your name for the long holiday weekend.  But, the clever fundraiser knows NOW is the best time to get one’s Holiday Giving strategy together. Need more inspiration? Just think how you’ll be able to actually enjoy the holidays this year with a little work done now, while the office is […]

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10 Experts on Using Real-Time Marketing and Memes for Cause Awareness

Unless you’ve spent the past couple of weeks away on a deserted island (make that a deserted island without internet access!), you have likely seen the “Straight Outta __” meme pop up in your social media newsfeed.  It began as a promotion of the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton” and, such as it is with those lovely little […]

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Closing the Nonprofit Sector’s Gender Pay Gap

It’s 2015 and, sadly, in the United States a gender pay gap of 22% still exists. In practically every corner of the workforce, women earn less than men.  While the gap has become smaller over the years, Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) , a US think tank founded in 1987 and tracks wages with updated fact […]

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2015 Millennial Impact Report

How to Increase Millennial Impact and Engagement

Findings from The 2015 Millennial Impact Report, released today, provides us with some useful insight into the minds of this sizable demographic which will become tomorrow’s leaders and donors. In addition to summarizing some of the biggest takeaways, this post shares some suggestions on 4 ways your nonprofit can better engage Millennials with your cause. Learn which […]

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State of Endowment Accounting in the Nonprofit Sector

Endowment Accounting Study Have you ever wondered what type of financial management systems are being used by endowments? Or, how frequently they are providing fund statements to donors? Our friends at AccuFund did– and the findings of the study they commissioned, conducted by NonprofitPRO, were just released. Get the Infographic Here Key Findings According to the company’s press release, […]

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Top 10 Checkout Donation Campaigns

Chances are, if you made a purchase at eBay, WalMart or McDonald’s in 2014, you were asked if you’d consider donating $1, or $5 or the change that would round up your sale amount to the next dollar. And many, many obliged. Those three topped the list of elite cause marketing programs at retail and restaurants which generated more than […]

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