Strategic Alignment Problem in Nonprofit Organizations

| October 9, 2019

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This video describes how nonprofit organizations align their vision, strategies, and actions by using some scientific management tools. ViStA Model is also introduced in the video as a Vectors Group solution.

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Fundraising Experts' Advice During the Coronavirus

Article | March 17, 2020

We are in uncharted waters, friends. Just weeks ago, none of us expected to be fundraising or figuring out how to run our nonprofits from home. Fortunately, many experts have been working with nonprofits for decades and have a lot of wisdom and experience to share. We wanted to highlight some of the best content that nonprofit experts and leaders are writing to help guide us through this time of uncertainty. Here’s some of the best, most relevant content for any nonprofit figuring out how to navigate fundraising and managing their organization during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll continue to update this resource as things develop, and more experts weigh in.

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Does Your Board Micromanage the Nonprofit?

Article | February 25, 2020

A common complaint from nonprofit staff is that the board of directors is “micromanaging.” What exactly does that mean? Why do they micromanage? Whose fault is it? What can be done to help boards do the real work they are meant to do? One might argue that everything a nonprofit does is the board’s business. However, that doesn’t mean the board must be involved in every operational detail or approve every decision that the chief executive makes. Where do you draw the line?

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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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Virtuous Web Listener: The Tracking Pixel Responsive Nonprofits Need to Grow Revenue

Article | March 23, 2020

At Virtuous, our top priority is to support nonprofits as they evolve to meet the demands of the modern donor. That means identifying generosity trends, researching new fundraising philosophies and adding new features to our products on a regular basis. Recently, we released a tracking pixel called Web Listener to help our customers understand their donors more accurately, using real-time website behavior data. Here is a look at what we’ve learned so far. More importantly, read why we think using a tracking pixel is important for responsive fundraising.

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Imagine Canada is a national charitable organization whose cause is Canada’s charities and nonprofits. We support and strengthen charities and nonprofits so they can, in turn, support the Canadians and communities they serve. Charities, Nonprofits, Research, Volunteerism, Governance, Sector Accountabilty, Public Policy, Foundations, Corporate Community Investment, Financial Accountability & Transparency, Ethical Fundraising, Capacity Building, Sector Resources, Philanthropy.

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