FUNDRAISING,NONPROFIT MANAGEMENT

Charity sector developments

April 1, 2022

Charity
This year there are increasing macroeconomic headwinds on the horizonaltogether. As we continue to operate in an uncertain environment this will undoubtedly increase the importance of the work of charities in our society. In this publication, we consider these headwinds, and the sector risks they present as well as the opportunities and practical considerations for charities. A particular focus will be on climate change and how charities can develop their response in this area. We also review wider developments in the charity world, including in relation to specific risks and external audit, as well as in the areas of tax and VAT.

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YPARD

International Network of Young Professionals for Agricultural Development. YPARD is an international movement by Young Professionals for Young Professionals for Agricultural Development. YPARD operates as a network; it is not a formalized institution. This global on-line and off-line communication and discussion platform is meant to enable YPs all over the world to realize their full potential and contribute towards innovative agricultural development.

OTHER WHITEPAPERS
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New best practices to connect with today’s charitable donors

whitePaper | March 9, 2021

Nonprofits have adapted to the challenges of 2020 and pivoted from charity galas to virtual events, while ramping up digital outreach and direct mail campaigns. To help nonprofits continuously connect with donors Data Axle surveyed 1,200+ charitable donors and gleaned insights into their behaviors and preferences – including how they like to give, why they remain loyal, their legacy giving plans, and much more.

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INCREASE FUNDING BY $461 MILLION

whitePaper | March 10, 2022

Community nonprofits are on the front lines of the Coronavirus pandemic. They provide essential services in every city and town in Connecticut, serving people in need. They are a vital part of Connecticut’s economy, providing services that make our state safe, healthy and vibrant. Community nonprofits serve more than 500,000 people every year.

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NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONAL LIFE CYCLES

whitePaper | November 13, 2019

Well documented research shows that much like humans, organizations move through predictable life cycle stages and developmental milestones. A stage is a developmental period when characteristic and predictable patterns of behavior are present and particular tasks are accomplished. Applied to nonprofit organizations, the organizational life cycle framework illuminates the significant events at each stage of a nonprofit organization’s life that are crucial for its continued development and success.

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Marketing Automation 101 for Nonprofits

whitePaper | November 4, 2019

Did you know 76% of customers expect companies to understand their needs and expectations, and 59% say personalized engagement based on past interactions is very important? Customer expectations are higher than ever, and marketers are trying to fulfill those expectations. But what does this have that to do with a nonprofit? Well, constituents engage with a nonprofit the same way they do with a company. They explore your website, research your mission, and sign up for newsletters, but instead of buying a product, the result will be to donate, volunteer, or become a member. Personalized messaging throughout this process is extremely important.

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Confronting Wicked Problems 5 Strategies for Reimagined Leadership in the Social Sector

whitePaper | December 19, 2019

Our complex, changing world continually challenges leaders to be flexible and innovative. At the heart of efforts to create change, nonprofits, agencies, communities, and funders are working to uncover the roots of some of our greatest social issues, so-called “wicked problems.” At the Center for Creative Leadership, we have had the privilege to work alongside many social sector partners as they invest in improving the health of entire populations, transforming education to serve all, and alleviating persistent, intergenerational poverty. These experiences have led us to an increased understanding of the aspects of leadership that propel these efforts to greater success.

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Cloud Software Considerations for the Nonprofit CFO

whitePaper | March 31, 2020

In recent years, the cloud computing market has experienced a remarkable surge in growth, and it is transforming the way people communicate and do business. Gartner recently published data that shows that the worldwide public cloud services market is expected to grow from $209 billion in 2016 to $383 billion by 2020. Despite this global shift to the cloud, a number of concerns remain for firsttime cloud adopters, especially for those who manage applications with sensitive data. System security tops the list of concerns that also includes accessibility, reliability, total cost of ownership of cloud services, and applications.

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Spotlight

YPARD

International Network of Young Professionals for Agricultural Development. YPARD is an international movement by Young Professionals for Young Professionals for Agricultural Development. YPARD operates as a network; it is not a formalized institution. This global on-line and off-line communication and discussion platform is meant to enable YPs all over the world to realize their full potential and contribute towards innovative agricultural development.

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