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501C SUCCESS WITH NATHAN CHAPPELL: HARNESSING AI FOR DEEPER CONNECTIONS

By All Posts, Donor Cultivation, Fundraising, Major Gift Solicitation, News You Can Use, Organizational + Personal Development, Prospect Research, Stewardship, Technology No Comments
Harnessing AI for Deeper Connections: Insights from Nathan Chappell's 501 c Success Series Presentation Nonprofit Connect, Byrne Pelofsky and Bank of America were delighted to welcome Nathan Chappell to Kansas City on April 30 as part of the Nonprofit Connect 501c Success Series, sponsored by Byrne Pelofsky and Bank of America. The annual series brings national thought leaders to Kansas…
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4 Signs It’s Time to Switch to a New Nonprofit CRM

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As your nonprofit grows, your technology must grow along with it. Just like you might bring on new staff members to handle your increased tasks, you must also consider whether it’s time to invest in new technology solutions that will streamline your operations.  One of your most essential technology tools is your nonprofit CRM, also known as a donor management…
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4 Tech-Fueled Strategies to Elevate Your Nonprofit’s Image

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It’s hard to understate the power of your nonprofit’s image and public persona. Your image builds trust in your organization. When supporters trust your brand, they believe that you will use their donations for furthering your cause how you say you will.  Your image builds awareness around your work, associating your nonprofit with the mission area that you serve. It…
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Your Nonprofit Website: 4 Tips for Boosting Conversions

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In the age of the internet, it’s become more and more difficult to capture the average web surfer’s attention. That’s why nonprofit organizations need web pages that not only feature quality content but also incorporate engaging, user-friendly design that can attract new donors.  Design plays a critical but easily overlooked role in driving revenue through conversions. Conversion rate (the rate…
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Top 3 Tips for Executing a Successful Online Giving Campaign

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According to the Blackbaud Institute’s latest annual report on charitable giving (released on February 16, 2021) online giving grew 21% during the global pandemic in 2020. It’s a clear sign that the digital transformation is upon us. Is your nonprofit ready to capitalize on this transition to digital fundraising? Online giving is a way for nonprofit organizations to raise money…
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#GivingTuesday – A Kickoff to the Giving Season

By All Posts, Annual Giving, Capacity Building, Current Events/News, Donor Cultivation, Fundraising, Insights, News You Can Use, Nonprofit Marketing, Social Media, Special Events, Stewardship, Technology One Comment
#GivingTuesday 2018! Did you see the billboards announcing its arrival around the Kansas City metro area? These billboards were made possible by the generosity of Lamar Advertising, the largest provider of outdoor advertising in Kansas City. Each year since 2013, Lamar has partnered with JB+A to raise awareness of #GivingTuesday by providing pro bono digital billboards around our community. "Lamar is happy…
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#GivingTuesday: November 27, 2018

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Heather Ehlert Chief Operating Officer Social media + celebration = global giving = #GivingTuesday. In 2017, #GivingTuesday raised more than $300 million online through 2.5 million gifts in more than 150 countries around the world.  And for the seventh year in a row, Lamar Advertising is collaborating with JB+A to support this global day of giving, by generously providing pro bono…
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You Can Change Board Conversations Around Philanthropy By Using the Fundraising Fitness Test

By All Posts, Annual Giving, Boards + Leadership, Campaign Planning + Management, Capacity Building, Database Management, Donor Cultivation, Education, Fiscal Management, Fundraising, Insights, News You Can Use, Organizational + Personal Development, Stewardship, Technology No Comments
Erik Daubert, MBA, ACFRE Chair of the Growth in Giving Initiative and the Fundraising Effectiveness Project, Faculty at Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University, LaGrange College, and Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Originally posted on Nonprofit Connect I have worked with hundreds of nonprofit organizations who have used the Fundraising Fitness Test (FFT) and I am often asked, “How…
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Nonprofit Staff Development: Not a Nicety, A Necessity

By All Posts, Commentary, Insights, News You Can Use, Nonprofit Marketing, Organizational + Personal Development, Stewardship, Strategic Planning, Technology, Uncategorized, Volunteers No Comments
Katie Lord Vice President Between technological advances, the rise of the “gig” economy and the transition to a majority millennial workforce, it should come as no surprise that change is happening across all sectors and it is happening faster than we are able to accommodate. This can be especially true when it comes to the nonprofit sector, where I consider…
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Fundraising Big Data with DonorPerfect Online

By All Posts, Annual Giving, Capacity Building, Database Management, Fundraising, News You Can Use, Prospect Research, Technology No Comments
Jennifer Studebaker Coordinator of Administration + Consulting DonorPerfect Online (DPO) Vice President Jon Biedermann and Dr. Nathan Dietz, a published scholar and experienced practitioner of quantitative and qualitative social science research, recently led a webinar analyzing the results of 2.24 million transactions and 427,000 donors over a period of years. So what did these numbers reveal about fundraising behavior? Demographic…
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