Nonprofit Board Oversight Responsibilities

| March 12, 2020

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An experienced board of directors bolsters a nonprofit by lending the gravitas and credibility of the members’ combined experience. However, a nonprofit board is more than reputational window dressing. It is meant to conduct nonprofit board oversight responsibilities.

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The Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) is an independent, nonprofit society by and for practitioners in the maintenance, reliability and physical asset managmenet industry. We're over 5,000 members strong with global affiliations and benefits for both individuals and companies. We offer education, publish our exclusive Body of Knowledge (BoK) products featuring metrics and benchmarking, administer the industry's only ANSI-accredited certification, and provide networking with chapters, shared interest groups, government and global programs. Our vibrant community can be your best resource for advancing Physical Asset Management. Consider joining today!

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Nonprofit Marketing Trends to Help You Prioritize

Article | March 25, 2020

Marketing is an essential part of fundraising for your nonprofit. In other words, if you want to raise money, people in your community have to know about your organization. Because everything changes fast, part of marketers’ jobs is to stay up to date with what is happening. In my position as chief marketer for our portfolio brands, I spend a lot of time learning what's new, as well as getting information on trends and new strategies. Therefore, today I wanted to share information that global marketers are doing that your nonprofit should know. As you know, there's a lot of disruption and innovation occurring. Nonprofits that take advantage of trends and ideas do the best when it comes to expanding their supporter base and fundraising. By the way, if you want to know where not to spend your precious fundraising dollars, check out a recent article about five marketing money-wasters.

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4 Actions Responsive Nonprofits are Taking to Ensure Growth in 2020 and Beyond

Article | June 8, 2020

Barbara O’Reilly was recently featured on our Responsive Fundraising Podcast, where she discussed the three stages that follow an unexpected world event. First, the response phase, where we each find a way to contain the negative impact of the change. Next, comes the recovery phase, in which we all work together to find a way forward. Lastly, the resilience phase, in which we have recovered and emerge better than before. From the standpoint of COVID-19, we all have navigated the response phase, which triggered a far-reaching economic tremor. It’s fair to say that we currently live in the recovery phase, and probably will for quite a while. But even now, as we recover, our focus should be on the next phase: resilience. Of course, the resilience phase will look differently for everyone, and it is hard to predict exactly what it will look like for your nonprofit. However, there are ways for you to ensure that the work you do now will increase your annual revenue and improve donor retention while you recover and build resilience. Here’s how responsive fundraising can make that easier.

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6 methods to shift your cancelled fundraising event into a virtual event

Article | March 18, 2020

Your physical fundraising event may be canceled, but your cause is not - fundraising must go on! But how do you revive the momentum or shine a light on your cause when everything seems overshadowed by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak? We talked at length about what nonprofits need to know about the coronavirus concern and how to act quickly in the midst of this uncertainty. When you are making moves to cancel or alter your event the first key is to communicate to your participants why their support is needed now more than ever. Don’t miss this moment to authentically communicate and connect with your audience. Your community will bond with your plight at this time where things feel vulnerable and they will act when they have clear guidance on how they can help. Reach out to your participants with a sense of urgency and tell them they are pivotal at this time.

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Why Non Profits need RPA in a Digital Age

Article | March 23, 2020

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has changed how leaders are running their organizations or businesses. Many companies can now use RPA technology to integrate or automate their processes thus reducing the amount of time and money that would have been spent on them. These tasks are completed automatically by RPA software as it can easily store data without any need of someone entering it manually. The workflow is managed on a regular basis; therefore routine tasks can easily be completed across different systems without any hindrance.

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SMRP

The Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP) is an independent, nonprofit society by and for practitioners in the maintenance, reliability and physical asset managmenet industry. We're over 5,000 members strong with global affiliations and benefits for both individuals and companies. We offer education, publish our exclusive Body of Knowledge (BoK) products featuring metrics and benchmarking, administer the industry's only ANSI-accredited certification, and provide networking with chapters, shared interest groups, government and global programs. Our vibrant community can be your best resource for advancing Physical Asset Management. Consider joining today!

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