<iframe src="//www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-N34J73" height="0" width="0" style="display:none;visibility:hidden">

Blog > nonprofit-tools

    • nonprofit tools

    • End of Year

    8 Annual Reports We Love

    December 6, 2018

    Annual Reports are a staple of nonprofit life, but are they worth it? When used correctly, they can be a powerful tool for communicating your impact, but it's important to create them in a way that makes them easy to understand, conducive to sharing, and persuasive to a wide variety of reader perspectives. To avoid costly Annual Report mistakes and produce a valuable piece of collateral for your organization, take some cues from a few of 2018's stand-out annual reports, and download our comprehensive guide to creating a nonprofit annual report.

    Read
    • fundraising

    • nonprofit tools

    The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

    October 24, 2018

    This October 31st, it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about.

    Read
    • email

    • fundraising

    • nonprofit tools

    Writing (and Testing) Great Nonprofit Emails

    August 24, 2018

    Crafting smart and effective emails can be challenging. Every list is different and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to writing effective emails.

    Read
    • organizing

    • nonprofit tools

    • community

    • digital

    • conferences

    EveryAction @ Bridge and Netroots

    July 30, 2018

    Summer conferences are in full swing and we’ll be at TWO of them this week! You can find the EveryAction team at the Bridge Conference in National Harbor and Netroots in New Orleans.

    Read
    • CRM

    • nonprofit tools

    How To Find Effective Database Solutions for Social Services Organizations

    July 16, 2018

    For social services organizations such as food banks, shelters, and community centers, managing data well is a critical part of keeping their doors open to members of the community in need of their services. Effective fundraising, member engagement, and volunteer management all hinge on the ability to collect and easily utilize information about supporters in both online and offline interactions.

    Read
    • CRM

    • nonprofit tools

    How To Find the Right Database For Social Justice and Advocacy Nonprofits

    July 9, 2018

    For nonprofits doing political advocacy and social justice work, having solid data management practices can sometimes be an afterthought. After all, dedicated nonprofit staff are often stretched to their limits, working at capacity to advance their causes, and may simply not have time to sit down and evaluate the organization’s data flow. However, many nonprofits often overlook the fact that clean, useable data empowers staff to “work smarter, not harder” and can increase efficiency by automating basic processes and providing the information necessary to make smart decisions about where to invest time and resources for maximum impact.

    Read
    • nonprofit tools

    • CRM

    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.

    Read
    • peer-to-peer

    • nonprofit tools

    • millennials

    • donations

    • Development

    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.

    Read
    • 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.

    Read
    • CRM

    • nonprofit technology series

    • nonprofit tools

    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.

    Read