How Outcomes Measurement Sets Up Nonprofits For Success

| February 28, 2020

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Often at the encouragement of major donors, many nonprofits focused their success metrics on processes and efficiency - neither of which necessarily correlates to good results for constituents. Outcomes measurement looks directly at the desired results and thus helps assess the overall work of the organization in a way that supporters can understand.

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What Your Nonprofit Can Do Now to Reduce Risks Relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Article | March 7, 2020

Coronavirus headlines are alarming. Many communities will be affected even if the spread of the virus remains contained. Beyond handwashing and other competent advice you’ve read over the last weeks that may help prevent the spread of illness, what steps should you take now to protect your staff and the people who depend on your services? This post will answer that question.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Companies and Your Nonprofit

Article | April 9, 2020

Corporate social responsibility is a big business, and it’s something that nonprofit leaders should take full advantage of in their fundraising. For instance, according to Double the Donation, CSR companies have donated $20.77 billion in recent years through their CSR programs. That’s an enormous amount of money and doesn’t include what’s left on the table because many nonprofit haven’t reached out to businesses concerning CSR opportunities. Further, Double the Donation Research published the following:

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How Your Nonprofit Can Transition To Virtual Fundraising

Article | April 20, 2020

The coronavirus has been disruptive, to say the least. Not to pile on more bad news, but add in the risk of a recession and a spike in unemployment, at this time even the most organized nonprofit fundraising professionals are grappling with how to move forward. We don’t know when self-quarantining will be over but we do know that with the lockdown extended to the end of April (for now), nonprofits are going to have to change up their fundraising plans. Long story short, any kind of in-person fundraising (galas, breakfasts, runs/races, etc) is going to get scrapped. But, you still need to meet your fundraising needs. To navigate these uneasy times, the only solution is to embrace a comprehensive digital fundraising strategy immediately.

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Engaging Donors with Corporate Giving, Automation, and More!

Article | April 6, 2020

For the majority of nonprofits, you can’t afford to pause your fundraising efforts, even in the midst of a global pandemic. It just means you have to be more creative with your methods and strategies. After all, donor funding is one of the most crucial elements going into any nonprofit’s annual budget. It’s how you run daily operations, pay your staff, and work to make a difference in the world. So what happens when donor budgets tighten and you start to see a lapse in much of your charitable giving? Keeping donors engaged with your organization is an essential aspect of fundraising at all times, but especially during an uncertain economy such as now. Fully engaged donors will be more likely to continue supporting your nonprofit in any way they can, both financially and otherwise.

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We're Scope, the disability equality charity. We won't stop until we achieve a society where all disabled people enjoy equality and fairness. At home. At school. At work. In our communities. We provide practical advice and emotional support to disabled people and their families whenever they need it most. We use our collective power to change attitudes and end injustice. And we campaign relentlessly to create a fairer society.

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