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  • 5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

    June 20, 2018

    World Refugee Day is held every year on June 20th to honor and commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of past and current refugees across the globe. In June of 2018, this mandate feels more pressing than ever, as thousands of families seeking asylum are torn apart and children are held in cages at the U.S. border, all during the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis. This World Refugee day, here are 5 organizations you can support to help refugees travel safely and keep families together.

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    • CRM

    • nonprofit tools

    Donor Databases Aren't One-Size-Fits-All; Here's How to Find the Best Fit

    June 18, 2018

    Shopping for a donor database is a complicated process, which is made even more difficult when it is hard to find information about a software's compatibility with your organization's unique mission and needs. That's why we've put together a collection of guides to the process of evaluating and selecting database tools, customized for several types of organizations that we commonly work with. Click on the icon below that best matches your organization to access a personalized guide to selecting database software that will power your efforts to save time, raise money, and maximize your impact on the world.

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    • Development

    • donations

    • millennials

    • nonprofit tools

    • peer-to-peer

    5 Reasons Nonprofits Shouldn't Miss Out On Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

    June 13, 2018

    Peer-to-peer fundraising, a form of tiered crowdfunding which turns your supporters into fundraisers for your organization, is a trendy topic in the nonprofit world. While many nonprofit fundraisers are still hesitant to jump on the bandwagon, peer-to-peer fundraising is here to stay and it’s a great way for nonprofits to engage with donors from nontraditional demographics that may not be reached by other nonprofit marketing tools.

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    • nonprofit tools

    • mobile

    5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

    June 11, 2018

    According to the recently released M+R Benchmarks Report, 40% of nonprofit website visitors in the year 2017 were using a mobile phone - a 9% increase from the year prior. At the current rate, mobile traffic is set to exceed desktop traffic to nonprofit websites within a few years, making it more urgent than ever that nonprofits of every size and sphere to feature content that is not just passable, but optimized for mobile use.

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    • lgbtq

    10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month

    June 6, 2018

    June is observed as LGBTQ Pride month to commemorate the June 1969 Stonewall Riots and celebrate the vibrant and diverse LGBTQ community. There is no better time to support local and national nonprofits protecting LGBTQ rights and serving the LGBTQ community, and while there are far too many organizations doing great work to list them all, these are a few that we're big fans of.

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    • CRM

    • nonprofit tools

    • nonprofit technology series

    3 Steps to Finding the Right Technology Vendor for Your Nonprofit

    May 30, 2018

    For nonprofit staff, getting the most bang for your buck isn’t just a goal, it’s a way of life. Stretching resources to maximize output and impact is the name of the game for organizations working to make a difference in the world on limited budgets. Because of these principles, the process of evaluating and deciding on investments such as technology tools can be difficult for many nonprofits, because it requires a complicated process of weighing short term costs with long term benefits, while keeping multiple stakeholders happy.

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    • everyaction hero

    Our EveryAction Hero: Feeding Wisconsin

    May 29, 2018

    Our EveryAction Hero this month is Feeding Wisconsin. Working with local food pantries and meal programs across the state of Wisconsin, Feeding Wisconsin is dedicated to eradicating hunger and improving their community. Earlier this month, I sat down with Executive Director, David Lee, to learn how Feeding Wisconsin mobilizes their audience, advocates to their local and federal officials, and engages with their community.

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    • fundraising

    • engagement

    • digital

    12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

    May 24, 2018

    The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs. With data from 154 nonprofit participants, we are once again treated to invaluable insights on numerous facets of digital engagement, covering websites, email messaging, online engagement, social media posts, and digital ads.

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    • CRM

    • nonprofit tools

    • nonprofit technology series

    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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    • nonprofit websites

    • planned giving

    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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