The Complete Volunteer Scheduling Checklist for Nonprofits

2021-11-03T13:28:36-04:00

As any volunteer manager knows, volunteer scheduling is a fundamental part of the day-to-day operations of all nonprofit volunteer programs. Knowing how, when, and where to break down the system of responsibilities for your volunteers will determine the quality of their experience as well as the success of your events. That being said, for being so essential, the volunteer scheduling process can be a bit of a pain. Not only is it often tedious and time-consuming, but many volunteer coordinators are missing out on opportunities to leverage the power of volunteer scheduling to its fullest potential. Luckily, the fix to [...]

The Complete Volunteer Scheduling Checklist for Nonprofits2021-11-03T13:28:36-04:00

An Uncommon Year for Giving: GivingUSA Data [WEBINAR]

2021-11-01T10:05:49-04:00

Each year, the nonprofit sector receives extensive data describing philanthropy in the United States. In this session, Laura MacDonald, Chair of the Giving USA Foundation and Founder of Benefactor Group, will discuss data and trends from 2020, a year in which the environment for giving was certainly uncommon. Laura will examine the sources of generosity, the causes that donors cared about, and factors that influence both. In addition to helping you understand what happened in 2020, Laura will show you—philanthropic leaders, fundraisers, volunteers—how to use this information to plan your own fundraising strategy. She will provide insights into trends about [...]

An Uncommon Year for Giving: GivingUSA Data [WEBINAR]2021-11-01T10:05:49-04:00

Why Monthly Giving is Easy

2021-10-27T16:53:19-04:00

Why Monthly Giving is Easy! By Erica Waasdorp, President, A Direct Solution and author of Monthly Giving. The Sleeping Giant and NEW: Monthly Giving Made Easy During the recent Virtual Summit for Nonprofit Changemakers , Ashton Rodenhiser did this wonderful visual overview of what I talked about for 45 minutes. Mind you, she had only heard me speak once before with a different monthly giving focus. It’s truly amazing how she can capture the essence of the session.  If nothing else, print out this little graphic and put it on your bulletin board. It’s a quick overview of why and [...]

Why Monthly Giving is Easy2021-10-27T16:53:19-04:00

[UPCOMING WEBINAR] Fundraising on the Blockchain: What Nonprofits Need to Know

2021-10-22T15:43:34-04:00

Not long ago, accepting cryptocurrency donations seemed like a pretty fringe fundraising offering. But if you've been following the news, cryptocurrency is here and is making some serious impact at more and more nonprofit organizations. Is fundraising on the blockchain a good idea for your organization? Where do you even start to find out more about it? This virtual learning event will be an excellent place to begin. Bring your questions and join your host, Amy DeVita of TopNonprofits. She'll pose your burning questions surrounding cryptocurrency, NFTs, and blockchain to experts from DoinGud and The Giving Block. Registration is free, [...]

[UPCOMING WEBINAR] Fundraising on the Blockchain: What Nonprofits Need to Know2021-10-22T15:43:34-04:00

5 Minutes for Fundraising with Martin Leifeld

2021-10-18T15:14:30-04:00

Amy: Hi, everybody, this is Amy DeVita and thanks for joining us today. I’m really excited to introduce you all to our friend Martin Leifeld. Martin, hello. Martin: Hello, Amy. So, good to be here with you today. Amy: Thank you, Martin. I’m glad you could be here too. Today we’re really going to be focusing on fundraising. Martin has a great book called Five Minutes for Fundraising, a collection of expert advice from gifted fundraisers, one of whom he happens to be and he’s going to share some of his best advice for all of us, realizing [...]

5 Minutes for Fundraising with Martin Leifeld2021-10-18T15:14:30-04:00

Nonprofit To-Do List for the “New Normal”

2021-10-21T16:58:16-04:00

Strategies to help manage and improve your organization's operations during COVID-19 COURSE COST: FREE Enroll In Course About Author Colleen Duerr Ms. Duerr is the President of Shifting Gears Consulting, an independent consulting firm that focuses on training, communications, writing, and sales/fundraising support for both for-profit and not-for-profit entities. She gained her experience in financial services as a Vice President with CoreStates Bank in Philadelphia, PA where she sold treasury management services to the large corporate market. She also served on many internal product development teams and conducted training sessions in the areas of Trade Show Management, Certified Cash [...]

Nonprofit To-Do List for the “New Normal”2021-10-21T16:58:16-04:00

Top 100 Nonprofits on the Web

2021-10-21T17:03:34-04:00

There are thousands of great nonprofits, but do you ever wonder which nonprofit organizations get the most traction on the web?  I did, which is why I have put in the countless hours into multiple editions of the semi-annual 100 Top Nonprofit Organizations List. Quality Metrics Not Opinion I saw no real value in simply spouting off my opinions as to which organizations are the best and assuming others should place great value in this (gasp, a millennial said that?).  I also didn't want to create a fantastic list while holding the formulas behind a shroud of mystery, so I chose a series [...]

Top 100 Nonprofits on the Web2021-10-21T17:03:34-04:00
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