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    The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

    May 23, 2018

    Choosing the right nonprofit software can seem like an overwhelming task, from getting each stakeholder on board, to researching all of your options and hoping to find one that fits both your needs and your budget, to actually transitioning to and implementing the new system. 

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    5 Ways Your Nonprofit Website Can Promote Planned Giving

    May 21, 2018

    Planned Giving is a steadily growing area of focus for nonprofit fundraisers. Recent studies show that 33% of Americans are willing to consider making a bequest to a nonprofit organization, but only 5.3% of those over 50 have actually committed to doing so. With such a large group of potential donors waiting to be engaged, more and more nonprofits are devoting time and resources to Planned Giving programs.

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    • healthcare

    10 Organizations Leading The Way This Mental Health Awareness Month

    May 16, 2018

    Approximately 1 in 5 American adults experiences some sort of mental illness in any given year. Since 1949, May has been observed as Mental Health Awareness month to bring attention the ongoing need for proper support and health care services for those affected. Lack of access to appropriate mental health care carries serious consequences, including increased likelihood of hospitalization, homelessness, incarceration, and suicide.

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    • higher education

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    5 Steps to Running a Campus Voter Registration Program

    May 14, 2018

    For universities searching for ways to both grow students' engagement on campus and develop their education and participation as active citizens, voter registration programs have become an increasingly popular activity. Today’s college students show skyrocketing levels of political interest and activity, giving Student Activities departments a clear opportunity to provide access to information and resources on campus.

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    Planned Giving 101: What Nonprofits Need to Know

    May 9, 2018

    One of today’s biggest areas of growth for nonprofit fundraising is Planned Giving. It is estimated that over the next 25 years nearly $6 trillion will transfer to charitable organizations through bequests, trusts and other planned gifts. Just last year, over $30 billion was transferred via bequests alone.

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    4 Ways To Convince Your Nonprofit Board to Invest in Fundraising Tools

    May 2, 2018

    For EDs and other staff who are closely involved in the day-to-day efforts and operations of a nonprofit, it is often easy to see the challenges your organization is facing and understand the solutions necessary to address them.

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    • fundraising

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    • higher education

    5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

    April 30, 2018

    In this blog series, we're focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. Don't miss the first installment, covering how Student Activities offices are using digital tactics to increase engagement on campus! 

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    • CRM

    • events

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    4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement

    April 25, 2018

    In this blog series, we'll be focusing on how Higher Educational Institutions use technology to communicate with and engage their students and alumni. First up, we're covering the Student Activities office - stay tuned to hear about Admissions, Alumni Engagement, and more!

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    • CRM

    • nonprofit tools

    5 Ways to Effectively Use Your CRM

    April 23, 2018

    A CRM is no different than any other tool that your nonprofit uses, in the sense that there is a difference between using it well enough to get by, and really getting the most bang for your buck. Because software programs are a strategic investment on behalf of the entire organization, it is important that staff in all departments are trained and able to put all of your CRM's features to use. Here are five of our favorite CRM-based tools that you might not know about, but definitely should be using to save time and maximize the impact of your work!

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    • fundraising

    • sustained giving

    • monthly giving

    • donors

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    How to Attract and Keep More Monthly Donors

    April 18, 2018

    Monthly donor or sustainer programs are a relatively low-effort and high-impact way to increase donor retention and donor lifetime value, while also providing a steady and predictable stream of revenue that can help your nonprofit better budget and plan for the future.

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