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5 Ways to Commemorate National Nonprofit Day

On Aug. 17, 1894 the Tariff Act was signed into law, which included exemptions for nonprofit organizations and charitable institutions. Today, we observe Aug. 17 as National Nonprofit Day to acknowledge the positive impact that nonprofit organizations have on our local communities and around the world...

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#NPPTrendingNow Ep 54: Can Sound Affect Donor Giving Patterns?
August 17, 2018 at 12:05 pm

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: overcoming the volunteer coordination time trap, creative videos to boost the nonprofit brand and how audio branding can influence donor behavior...

5 Ways to Commemorate National Nonprofit Day
August 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm

On Aug. 17, 1894 the Tariff Act was signed into law, which included exemptions for nonprofit organizations and charitable institutions. Today, we observe Aug. 17 as National Nonprofit Day to acknowledge the positive impact that nonprofit organizations have on our local communities and around the world...

A Prayer for New Grandson Luke and His Birth Mates!
August 17, 2018 at 11:55 am

On Aug. 10, I became a grandfather for the fourth time. As we age, we take no grandchild for granted. I wanted to hold my grandson, Luke Alexander Haddad, all day. I said a prayer for him and talked to him about his future responsibilities...

Fundraising Through Alexa
August 16, 2018 at 11:13 am

“Alexa, make a $25 donation to __” When I started at nonprofits, giving online was seldom utilized. So much so, that we would manually enter the donations into our CRM one-by-one from a printout. That was in 2004, when data syncs from online platforms to your legacy database were not a thing. People were skeptical…

4 Ways Nonprofits Can Win With Email This Holiday Season
August 16, 2018 at 11:01 am

Temperatures across the U.S. are still soaring, but back-to-school sales hint that fall is on the way—which means it’s time for nonprofit marketers to start planning for the 2018 holiday season. The holidays are a critical time for nonprofits to connect with donors, volunteers and advocates and drive them to action...

The Quickest Nonprofit Guide to DIY Fundraising
August 16, 2018 at 10:16 am

DIY (do-it-yourself) fundraising is one of the most exciting growth opportunities for nonprofits, and one of the fastest growing types of fundraising. We’ve worked with some of the largest nonprofits in the world to create DIY fundraising programs that help propel their mission and give supporters the opportunity to help in a way.

9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Next Ticketed Event
August 16, 2018 at 10:07 am

Download our guide, 9 tips to get the most out of your next ticketed charity event, to learn more. By leveraging this crucial moment in a supporter’s journey, you can gain more attendees, raise more awareness, and even get more donations to your cause.

How Technology Has Shaped the Nonprofit Landscape
August 15, 2018 at 11:56 am

It seems like the world has undergone a drastic makeover in the last decade or so. Technology has been gradually and continuously evolving since its inception, but it seems that it has been traveling at warp speed lately. Ten years ago, it was a luxury to have a laptop or a mobile phone—who would have…

How Volunteerism Grew One Nonprofit’s Bottom Line
August 15, 2018 at 11:54 am

In a recent blog, we wrote about the crucial role that volunteerism plays in the success of peer-to-peer campaigns. Get it right, and good things happen. Get it wrong, and you can expect revenue to flatline, if not decline. We’ve seen it happen over and over...