HOW TO KNOW IF YOUR NONPROFIT NEEDS A CRM

| December 31, 2017

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CRM is an acronym that stands for Customer Relationship Management. As the name suggests, a CRM tool or CRM software allows you to better maintain interactions with customers, even giving you the power to automate some of these interactions, too. And, in case you were thinking it, “CRM” does look very similar to “CMS,” content management system, where you make edits to your website. These two entities will work together but remain separate.

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OzHarvest is the first perishable food rescue organisation in Australia that collects quality excess food from more than 2,000 commercial outlets and delivers it, direct and free of charge, to more than 900 charities across the country. We provide much needed assistance to vulnerable men, women and children across Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Newcastle and Perth as well as regional areas through our regional food rescue program, REAP.

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Now Is Not the Time to Stop Fundraising

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Twice this week, I have heard from nonprofit organizations that boards of directors have “forbidden” them to conduct any type of fundraising during this period of Coronavirus-induced uncertainty. Last week, several agencies told me they have no reserves, but still think it would look bad to fundraise right now. Here’s the thing: It would be worse to go out of business because fundraising was nixed during a time when organizations arguably need it most.

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Coronavirus Relief: Everything Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About the Stimulus Package

Article | March 31, 2020

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Going Virtual: Tips For Planning An Effective Virtual Nonprofit Fundraiser

Article | April 14, 2020

Agile nonprofits are turning to virtual fundraisers to fill the fundraising gap. Limiting public gatherings to fewer than ten people has forced many nonprofits to postpone or cancel their annual events, which is a major problem for so many organizations that rely on spring fundraising season to generate a significant portion of their annual revenue. A virtual event is any organized meet-up that takes place online rather than in a physical location. They can range from one-on-one meetings to large-scale events with thousands of attendees. Major benefits of hosting a virtual event include guests being able to attend from the comfort of their homes and organizations being able to reach an unlimited audience anywhere in the world.

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How your nonprofit can get the most out of Twitter

Article | February 13, 2020

Interested in using Twitter on behalf of your nonprofit, social enterprise or cause? Great, that willingness to take the plunge is a big step all by itself. Before you forge ahead, make sure you do the necessary prep work. How do you promote your mission or cause and engage with your followers while maintaining a healthy and respectful relationship with them? Every organization’s approach will vary somewhat, but here are several steps you need to take to have the largest impact and effect real-world change.

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OzHarvest

OzHarvest is the first perishable food rescue organisation in Australia that collects quality excess food from more than 2,000 commercial outlets and delivers it, direct and free of charge, to more than 900 charities across the country. We provide much needed assistance to vulnerable men, women and children across Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Newcastle and Perth as well as regional areas through our regional food rescue program, REAP.

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