NonProfit PRO https://www.nonprofitpro.com Tactical Leadership & Strategy for the Modern NonProfit Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:20:24 -0400 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 An Open Letter to Nonprofits—Sincerely, a Millennial https://www.nonprofitpro.com/article/an-open-letter-to-nonprofits-sincerely-a-millennial/ https://www.nonprofitpro.com/article/an-open-letter-to-nonprofits-sincerely-a-millennial/#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:13:19 +0000 https://network.napco.com/non-profit-pro/?post_type=article&p=48592 As a Millennial who works in the nonprofit software sector, I’m often surprised by how hesitant nonprofit executives are when it comes to marketing to my generation. It seems that the Baby Boomers and Matures who run nonprofits are aware that they need to market to Millennials, but unsure of how to proceed and unconfident that their work will pay off...

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Using Personalization to Build Stronger Donor Relationships https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/using-personalization-to-build-stronger-donor-relationships/ https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/using-personalization-to-build-stronger-donor-relationships/#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:03:25 +0000 https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/?p=48589 Using personalization on direct mail pieces is a great tool for building stronger donor relationships, by showing how much the organization cares about the donor and values the connection that has been cultivated over the course of the relationship...

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5 Fundraising Best Practices https://www.nonprofitpro.com/item/5-fundraising-best-practices/ https://www.nonprofitpro.com/item/5-fundraising-best-practices/#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2018 18:31:43 +0000 https://network.napco.com/non-profit-pro/?post_type=item&p=48586 Learn the best techniques for contemporary direct mail fundraising in this short, informative video. Industry thought leader, Don McKenzie, provides key insights to leverage for data strategies, targeting, creative, and print production - all in 5 easy steps. Watch now.

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Capital Campaigns: You Don’t Have to Go at It Alone https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/capital-campaigns-you-dont-have-to-go-at-it-alone/ https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/capital-campaigns-you-dont-have-to-go-at-it-alone/#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2018 16:00:23 +0000 https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/?p=48581 Capital campaigns can be lonely and scary. It’s easy to wake up in the middle of the night, worrying about whether the big gifts that must anchor your campaign will come in as you have planned...

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Are You a Monthly Donor Yet? https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/are-you-a-monthly-donor-yet/ https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/are-you-a-monthly-donor-yet/#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:56:33 +0000 https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/?p=48579 How can you invite others if you’re not giving monthly yourself? You could even be the first monthly donor to give a quote on why you’re giving monthly. You can ask someone to take your smartphone and video you while you’re saying it and create a video testimonial...

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Ineffective Nonprofit Leadership: When Is It Time to Go? https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/ineffective-nonprofit-leadership-when-is-it-time-to-go/ https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/ineffective-nonprofit-leadership-when-is-it-time-to-go/#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:54:19 +0000 https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/?p=48576 Let's talk about ineffective nonprofit leadership, shall we? Some time ago, I passed along a VP of development job opportunity that came across my desk to a former colleague who was looking for a new position...

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Be Ready for Disaster With an Emergency Relief Campaign https://www.nonprofitpro.com/aggregatedcontent/be-ready-for-disaster-with-an-emergency-relief-campaign/ https://www.nonprofitpro.com/aggregatedcontent/be-ready-for-disaster-with-an-emergency-relief-campaign/#respond Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:04:28 +0000 https://network.napco.com/non-profit-pro/?post_type=aggregatedcontent&p=48567 It’s said you can’t plan for a disaster. But really, you have to. It’s officially hurricane season and the nonprofits that have a plan in place are the ones most likely to get the donations when disaster strikes. In this article, we’ll focus on the basics that will make your emergency relief fundraising campaign thrive. […]

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#NPPTrendingNow Ep 48: How Your Nonprofit Can Prevent Donor Confusion https://www.nonprofitpro.com/video/single/npptrendingnow-ep-48-how-your-nonprofit-can-prevent-donor-confusion/ https://www.nonprofitpro.com/video/single/npptrendingnow-ep-48-how-your-nonprofit-can-prevent-donor-confusion/#respond Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:26:15 +0000 https://network.napco.com/non-profit-pro/?post_type=video&p=48564 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: ways you could be causing donor confusion, strategies for creating an efficient volunteer program and why every leader should join another […]

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The Importance of Correcting Mistakes https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/the-importance-of-correcting-mistakes/ https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/the-importance-of-correcting-mistakes/#respond Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:18:55 +0000 https://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/?p=48562 The truth is the fundraising world is very complex and dynamic. We use simple tools and basic principles that we feel will provide easy answers for us. The truth is all of us make mistakes daily in our jobs. The question is do we know we are making mistakes and try to correct them, or do we assume the wrong way to do things is the right way to accomplish success?

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Mapping Your Data Journey: The Social Solutions Maturity Model https://www.nonprofitpro.com/item/mapping-your-data-journey-the-social-solutions-maturity-model/ https://www.nonprofitpro.com/item/mapping-your-data-journey-the-social-solutions-maturity-model/#respond Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:36:44 +0000 https://network.napco.com/non-profit-pro/?post_type=item&p=48560 The way your organization uses data is an ever-evolving journey that leads to high performance. With the Maturity Model, you can learn where you are in that journey, define your data and technology usage, and get tips on how to improve and reach your goals.

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