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2017 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar

Cause awareness and giving days can be very powerful themes upon which to craft and launch online fundraising campaigns. The real-time, in-the-moment nature of cause awareness and giving days often inspire donors to give provided that your nonprofit knows how to promote the days effectively. The first step is to decide which

Free Webinar on February 7! How NGOs Worldwide Use Online Technology and Social Media

Date: Tuesday, February 7 Time: 1pm EDT (New York) Cost: Free Presented By: Heather Mansfield Over the last two decades the global NGO sector has embraced online technology, but economic and political factors and the quality of Internet infrastructure regionally often affects how well NGOs worldwide can use

In the Spirit of Year-End Giving ❤️ $0.99 .NGO Domains Through 12/31/16!

In the spirit of year-end giving, Name.com is offering .NGO domains for only $.99 through the end of 2016. If your NGO, nonprofit, or charity has yet to protect your organization’s primary online brand (your .ORG website and email!) by registering it’s .NGO equivalent, then please let

10 Social Media Strategies That Increase Engagement and Inspire Donors

For nonprofits to succeed on social media, they have to be good at social media and that requires a clear understanding of how, when, and why individuals engage with nonprofits on social media. With a primary focus on blogging, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, he webinar content below

30 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

The National Retail Federation estimates that U.S. households will spend an average of $935.58 this holiday season. That translates into billions of dollars in consumer spending that can empower philanthropy and social good. By shopping at any of the 30 online stores listed below, conscious and ethical consumers

20 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

For environmentally friendly and socially conscious holiday shoppers that prefer to give donations to nonprofits as holiday gifts, the 20 holiday gift programs listed below are a good starting point for your holiday shopping. Ranging from wildlife conservation to refugee relief, tribute gifts make excellent holiday gifts

12 Not-So-Great Realities About Nonprofits and Social Media

For more than a decade the blogosphere has touted the power and promise of social media (this blog included), but there is also a downside to using social media for your nonprofit. Granted, the positives do outweigh the negatives, but it is important to step back occasionally and take

How Nonprofit New Media Managers Can Manage Mobile and Social Media Burnout

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Nonprofit new media managers often battle mobile and social media burnout. The mental energy required to actively engage multiple communities simultaneously is exhausting. Plugged in from early morning to late afternoon and early

28 Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan. If you would like to suggest

10 Online Job Boards for Nonprofit Professionals

If you are a nonprofit professional feeling restless or unsatisfied at your current job, 2016 is shaping up to be a good year to make a change. According to the 2016 Nonprofit Employment Practices Report, 57% of nonprofits plan on creating new positions in 2016. The greatest