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    The 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

    October 16, 2017

    Updated on 10/9/17: We've added more conferences to round out 2017. Go on - dig in! Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events.  Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook.

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  • Build Beautiful Charts & Graphs with Data Visualization on EveryAction

    October 11, 2017

    Whether it's for a board meeting or a conference, nonprofit professionals often spend hours of time trying to figure out ways to present their data in an easily understandable way. Often, this results in either hiring a graphic designer, assigning herculean design tasks to interns(!), or relying on (pretty ugly) charts with data estimates made in Excel or Powerpoint.

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    • fundraising

    • CRM

    • donor management

    EveryAction Development: Make Your Fundraising Tools Work For You

    October 9, 2017

    It’s no secret EveryAction’s best-in-class tools have been proven to help thousands of nonprofits raise more money while saving time on day-to-day operations. With EveryAction Development, we’ve made it truly simple to manage your donors in one, unified platform, giving you more time to focus on your organization’s mission, raise more money, and operate more efficiently. Recently, I caught up with Melissa Wyers, Executive Director of EveryAction, to chat all things EveryAction Development. As a major force behind this powerful, unified fundraising solution, Melissa is our go-to guru for learning how EveryAction Development is a better, more user-friendly platform to cultivate donor relationships, track major gifts, run direct mail & telemarketing campaigns, segment custom reports, and at the end of the day, raise more money.

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    • fundraising

    • events

    Highlights from EveryAction's Inaugural User Summit

    September 18, 2017

    Last week, we had the honor of hosting our first ever User Summit in Washington D.C. Over 50 EveryAction partners - including Greenpeace USA, Equality Federation, and National Women's Law Center - joined us at our headquarters for an afternoon filled with panel discussions, product showcases, and ample networking opportunities.

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    • campaigns

    • Nonprofit Series

    7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

    September 11, 2017

    There are nearly 800,000 people protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA paved the way for these children of immigrants to obtain work authorization and relief from deportation, enabling them to go on to universities and build careers and families. With the announcement of DACA’s repeal, the program has stopped accepting new applications. For those currently in the program, their work permits and legal status will begin expiring March 2018. By March 2020 all DACA recipients will lose their legal immigration status and face the risk of being deported. From legal work to advocacy to grassroots mobilization, these 7 organizations highlighted below are fighting to ensure that immigrant rights are human rights.

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    • campaigns

    • Nonprofit Series

    Building the World You Want: 6 Nonprofit Campaigns to Consider on International Day of Charity

    August 28, 2017

    Consider this fact: unless the world tackles inequity today, 167 million children will live in extreme poverty by 2030. While very alarming, this statistic and many others like it aren’t necessarily in the forefront of our minds. Enter, International Day of Charity. Held on September 5th in commemoration of the passing of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, International Day of Charity encourages citizens, NGOs, and stakeholders around the world to help others through volunteer and philanthropic activities. In anticipation of this day, we’ve compiled a list of 6 nonprofits that are committed to doing more good through innovative campaigns + programs and ways you can get involved - from volunteering your time, signing a petition, donating money, or just spreading the word.

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    • #WHD17

    • Nonprofit Series

    10 Nonprofits to Support on World Humanitarian Day

    August 14, 2017

    August 19 is World Humanitarian Day, an annual reminder that humanitarian crises around the world are far from over. Founded by the United Nations, WHD advocates for the "safety and security of humanitarian aid workers, and for the survival, well-being and dignity of people affected by crises." To mark the courage and strength of the brave men and women working on the front lines of conflict and raise awareness for those affected by disasters around the world, we’re highlighting 10 nonprofits that are making a difference by driving action and support for aid efforts.

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    • conferences

    Your Official #NN17 Local's Guide to Atlanta

    July 18, 2017

    We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated progressive conferences of the year and we're so excited to be headed down South to the front lines of social change. Considering our team is obsessed with weekend trips to the ATL, we thought we'd share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, party, and enjoy the sights while visiting for Netroots 2017.  Check out the list below and make sure to read the travel tips at the end!

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    • advocacy

    Connect Supporters with Local Elected Officials using Local Advocacy

    July 12, 2017

    Change doesn’t just happen in Washington, DC. Across the country, state and local governments make meaningful policy decisions that affect nearly every issue - from preventing gun violence, to protecting the environment, or safeguarding LGBTQ rights.

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    • fundraising

    • Development

    Identify, Track, and Analyze Gifts with New Grants Management on EveryAction

    June 19, 2017

    Many nonprofits receive anywhere from 10-90% of their revenue from foundation grants. These contributions are typically high dollar grant awards that come from foundations, corporations, or the government. Organizations need a structured and effective way of following their grants throughout the grant's lifecycle so they can easily manage this very important revenue stream and track these funds in the same place as major gifts and other sources of revenue.

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