Guest post by John Killoran Your volunteers are constantly on the move. When they’re not volunteering their time with your organization, they’re out and about: Working 9-5. Taking care of their kids. Making meals. Saving the world. Wherever they are, whatever … Continue reading ?
Don't you love it when donors really get involved in your work -- really care, really think about it, really make it part of their own lives? That's a great situation. When it happens. Which is not often. The Veritus Group Blog, looking...Show More Summary
Three things legislators, universities, and social sector advocates can do to make sure we don’t lose out on the many contributions undocumented students can make to society.
Here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we survey communicat […]
Recently I had coffee with Andy Robinson, who has been training boards for over 35 years. I got the chance to ask Andy, board […]
Note: As I mentioned last week, I am at the Grantmakers for Effective Organizations conference this week curating a group of bloggers. First up is Phil Buchanan, President of the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP). His guest post is below. Show More Summary
In his post yesterday, Who Gets Fired?, Roger voiced his doubt that very many fundraisers, if any at all, are compensated on the basis of success at retaining donors. “Who gets fired when your retention rates drop?” he asked. In a comment to that post, Lisa Sargent escalated the issue: “…if an agency or consultant gets […]
Institutional investments that generate social and environmental impact are increasing, and they are changing the field of impact investing as they go.
Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day […]
From the Daily Egg, 8 Brain Secrets That Will Turbocharge Email Conversions: We Make Snap Judgments In 3 Seconds Or Less. Use subject lines that create urgency and excitement. If It Stands Out, We'll Remember It. Use bright call-to-action buttons that stand out. Show More Summary
I’m continually amazed so many organizations ignore feedback from their donors. Feedback that would enable them to improve retention rates and lifetime value. They simply hit the ‘mute’ button. How stupid can you get? Despite the fact that it’s so much easier to measure how digital things are being used, I doubt that even 1 […]
Never before have non-profit fundraisers had access to so many resources to help them achieve their goals. Gone are the days when the only fundraising tools available to organizations were a couple of out-of-date books at the library and a clunky CRM system that was really designed for sales companies. Today, non-profits have access to […]
Happy Friday! Join me for some Mixed Links… The N […]
Guest post by James Chiq In light of recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador, people around the world are seeking ways to aid those affected by natural disasters, either from afar or in person. But good intentions can — and … Continue reading ?
With Mother's Day just around the corner (May 8th), are you still looking for a meaningful gift for mom? It’s hard to think of a more thoughtful gift than making a charitable donation in her honor! And when you make that donation via Charity Navigator's Giving Basket, we will send your mom an email informing her that you made a gift in her name. Show More Summary
Developing a systems mindset, identifying the right tool for the job, and paying attention to human dynamics can help leaders move from theory to action when facing complex social problems.
Attracting transformational philanthropy and leveraging volunteers to scale are just two lessons nonprofits can learn from looking to organizations beyond those they traditionally identify with.
On Fridays some folks unwind with mates at the pub … others flee for an airport to get home in time to see the kids … others make that list of weekend chores. Here at The Agitator we’re all business of course. Tom ends his week by feeding Priscilla, his piggy bank (otherwise known as the […]
This is a reminder that today (Friday, April 29th) is the last day to receive a special early bird discount when you register for our new class How to Find New Major Donors and Get Them to Give to Your Non-Profit. Early bird registration closes at 7 PM tonight. During this 4 week multimedia class, you’ll […]
Guest post by Michael Fliess Many leaders of volunteers agree that when volunteers are fully engaged, both the organization and the clients or cause they represent benefit. Being “fully engaged” can mean different things to volunteers. However, in a 2013 recognition … Continue reading ?