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    • monthly giving

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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. However, building and maintaining a sustainer program isn’t as simple as adding a button to your donation forms, it takes intentional time and effort to create an effective and profitable program. If you’re ready to start growing your sustaining donor base, here are a few tips to get you started.

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    • conferences

    • ntc

    The Road to the Big Easy: EveryAction at #18NTC

    April 17, 2018

    As our team settles into post-conference life, we're looking back at a whirlwind of a week spent in beautiful New Orleans for one of our favorite nonprofit conferences: the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference. Here's a recap of all the fun!

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    • CRM

    3 Questions Environmental Organizations Should Ask When Evaluating a CRM

    April 16, 2018

    Once you’ve made the decision to search for a new CRM for your nonprofit, the task can seem daunting. A new solution will need to offer all of the unique features that you require, taking the specifics of your organization’s size, structure, and mission into account. While this may be an intimidating proposition, the process can be made easier by keeping a larger value framework in mind and making sure to ask a few key questions. For environmental organizations, these are three questions that should be asked about any potential new CRM.

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    • CRM

    5 Signs Your Nonprofit Needs a New CRM

    April 11, 2018

    We all aspire to live by the age-old mantra “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” but often we get so used to our familiar tools and processes that it can be difficult to know when to honestly evaluate them for broken parts. Change can be hard, especially for non-profits that are already stretching their resources and capacity to the maximum, but if you're continually running into the same problems with your CRM, it's probably time to start looking for a better solution to manage your member data. If you're wondering if you should start shopping for a new CRM, here are five signs that will confirm it for you.

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    • CRM

    • nonprofit tools

    • environmental organizations

    5 Features Environmental Organizations Need From Their CRM

    April 9, 2018

    Most nonprofits know firsthand the benefits of using a CRM system to manage their supporter data, and while every organization has common basic needs (reliable tracking for multi-channel campaigns, intuitive donor management, and clear reporting tools, for example), there is also much variation when it comes to the specific needs that arise across issues and missions. In this series, we’ll be exploring the unique concerns that organizations in different fields consider when searching for a CRM software.

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    • fundraising

    • donations

    • nonprofit technology series

    • forms

    How Autism Society and Other Health Nonprofits Are Bridging the Gap Between Technology and Health Care

    April 2, 2018

    (This is the second post in our series featuring innovative ways nonprofits are using technology to build a better world. Click here to read about how Greenpeace and other environmental organizations are building a better world.) This week, we’re highlighting nonprofits that work in the health sector. From advocating for better healthcare for Coloradans to improving the quality of life for those with neuro-immune disorders, these organizations are not only making a difference in the world but are bridging the gap between technology and health care.

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    • email

    • fundraising

    • engagement

    • digital

    • donors

    • Development

    6 Reasons to Rethink Your Email Newsletter

    March 29, 2018

    Email fundraising and organizing has changed a lot since mass email tools first appeared on the scene. Just ten years ago, nonprofit newsletters were the go-to channel for collecting donations. But in today’s digital landscape, their impact has somewhat diminished. With major organizations and political campaigns adopting a more direct, targeted email donation ask, it can be intimidating to keep up with emerging trends. Here are six reasons why you should rethink your email newsletter.

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    • conferences

    • ntc

    Your Official #18NTC Local's Guide to New Orleans

    March 22, 2018

    We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year, and we're so excited to be headed down South to the Big Easy! Considering our team is obsessed with all that is NOLA, we thought we'd share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, party, and enjoy the sights while visiting for the Nonprofit Technology Conference or AFP's International Fundraising Conference Check out the list below!

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    • fundraising

    • engagement

    • advocacy

    • nonprofit technology series

    • environmental organizations

    How Greenpeace & Other Environmental Groups Are Using Technology to Build a Better World

    March 19, 2018

    There are thousands of nonprofits changing the world in big and small ways every single day. The best of these nonprofits know that one of the major keys to success is using top-notch nonprofit tools to run smart, creative, and impactful campaigns. We’re incredibly fortunate to power many of these organizations, helping raise more money and maximize their impact along the way.

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    • girls inc.

    Our EveryAction Hero: Girls Inc.

    March 14, 2018

    Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With over 1,400 sites in 400 cities across the United States and Canada, the organization has grown tremendously since its founding in 1864. Through educational programming, mentorships, and advocacy, Girls Inc. focuses on providing girls everywhere the knowledge, resources, and opportunities to live healthy and productive lives.  This Women’s History Month, as we celebrate women’s historic achievements and recognize how their lives have shaped history - both past and present - we’re also looking towards the future at the next generation of fearless leaders. Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with some of the women who are helping shape this next generation of leaders: Sonja Breda, Lauren Hernandez, and Hannah Lythe. Our conversation ranged from the importance of a sisterhood of support, the necessity of empowering all girls to create positive social change, and how EveryAction’s best-in-class nonprofit tools have been instrumental in helping Girls Inc. fulfill some of their most important goals.

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