Just Announced: The Classy Awards Finalists

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After a year-long process of prospecting, vetting, and evaluation, we’re excited to announce the 100 Classy Awards Finalists. The Classy Awards recognize outstanding programs run by social impact organizations around the world. The Finalists and Winners are chosen for their excellence in social innovation. These 100 contenders prove that creative thinking and innovation can happen at organizations of all sizes and cause sectors. They include young organizations like Coalition for Queens, who aims to bring economic opportunity and technical innovation to the famed New York neighborhood, and long-standing influencers like Oxfam America, who fights against poverty, hunger, and injustice.

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NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

Developing, supporting and promoting the public procurement profession through premier educational and research programs, professional support, technical services and advocacy initiatives that benefit members and constituents since 1944. With over 2,600 member agencies representing over 16,000 professionals across the United States, Canada and countries outside of North America, the Institute is international in its reach.

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How to Support Nonprofits During Coronavirus

Article | March 12, 2020

Earlier this week, the World Health Organization finally declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. There has been little support from the U.S. government to support local communities that are being heavily affected. Over 1 million K-12 students are impacted by closed schools. California, Oregon, and Washington have banned events with 250+ people. Other states will soon follow. Nonprofits that are already stretched thin are amongst those on the front lines of dealing with this crisis.

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5 Ways To Use Nonprofit BI And Analytics Tools

Article | March 12, 2020

Most ERP and business management systems have the ability to gather large quantities of data. However, data collection alone isn’t the goal for nonprofits. Without any analysis, you can’t turn raw data into information that can help you make better decisions for your organization. Today’s data analysis and business intelligence tools for nonprofits are enabling organizations to measure the effectiveness of, and make improvements to, both daily operations and long-term programs.

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4 Steps to Crushing Your Year-End Fundraising Goals

Article | March 12, 2020

Did you know that 30% of all annual charitable giving happens in December? Ten percent of those donations come in the last three days of the year! Professional developers probably aren’t surprised by those statistics. Most nonprofits understand how critical year-end giving is to their annual fundraising goals. With millions of dollars potentially at stake, nonprofit organizations must have an excellent strategy to get some of those coveted year-end donations. The great news is it’s never too early (or late) to start planning for the best year-end giving campaign yet! We gathered some essential statistics every fundraiser should know about year-end giving and a few strategies to help you crush your fundraising goals.

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10 Digital Fundraising Ideas For 2020

Article | March 12, 2020

Digital fundraising is growing massively. In fact, it’s becoming one of the most popular strategies to raise money. In the last two years, digital fundraising grew by 24%, of which 65% of traffic was on mobile. While it’s likely that you have a donation page on your website, there’s more digital fundraising ideas that you can take advantage of to deliver a positive giving experience for your donors and grow your revenue. With a solid digital fundraising strategy in place, there’s no telling what your nonprofit can accomplish.

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NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

Developing, supporting and promoting the public procurement profession through premier educational and research programs, professional support, technical services and advocacy initiatives that benefit members and constituents since 1944. With over 2,600 member agencies representing over 16,000 professionals across the United States, Canada and countries outside of North America, the Institute is international in its reach.

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