Closing the Deal Moving Your Fundraising Forward

March 30, 2020

Like the rate of failure seen in new business ventures, nonprofits often fail because they cannot secure the funding to be sustainable. This is because many nonprofits focus on their outputs rather than outcomes. Fundraising strategies should emphasize the value of the result expected to be delivered, then emphasize the downstream impact (outcomes) not just focus on the activities (or outputs) of the nonprofit itself.

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UnidosUS

UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza, NCLR) the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations (CBOs), UnidosUS reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. To achieve its mission, UnidosUS conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. In addition, it provides capacity-building assistance to its Affiliates who work at the state and local level to advance opportunities for individuals and families.

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2022 Nonprofit Technology Trends Report

whitePaper | February 28, 2022

As we look forward to 2022, we can celebrate the resiliency and brilliance of the nonprofit sector. In this report, we share not just encouraging numbers from over 900 nonprofit finance leaders, but examples of creativity that allowed nonprofits to not just survive but thrive in 2021.

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Turning Your Board Members Into Fundraisers

whitePaper | November 30, 2021

The board of directors plays a pivotal role in every organization’s success. These volunteer leaders set a nonprofit’s strategic direction, manage its finances, and provide governance oversight. Not an easy job. Board members also play an invaluable role in an organization’s fundraising efforts. Their support (whether in time or dollars) can affect donor behavior and impacts a development team’s job satisfaction and likelihood for success. But turning a supportive board member into fundraising ally can be challenging, so we’ve compiled tips on how to empower your board and see results.

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8 Nonprofit Fundraising Ideas (and How Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Them)

whitePaper | February 26, 2020

Big promises are being made about artificial intelligence (AI) and how it will impact our lives. Experts say AI is slowly “edging” its way into daily life, but tectonic changes in transportation, the workplace, and lifestyle have yet to pass. So, when will AI truly “arrive”? In some areas, it already has. One such area generating substantial value is, perhaps surprisingly, the nonprofit space. While nonprofits aren’t historically at the forefront of technological advancement, this sector is quietly becoming an early adopter of AI.

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How to deliver more impact

whitePaper | October 25, 2021

Delivering social impact is the main purpose for a nonprofit organization, so anything that gets in the way of that must be reduced or eliminated. The right technology can help remove these barriers, but it must fit the needs of the business and be approached strategically – with cloud ERP systems designed specifically for the sector.

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Launching Your First Peer-to-Peer Social Fundraising Event.

whitePaper | June 24, 2022

Instantly download this FREE resource for all the getting-started tips and knowledge you need to launch your first peer-to-peer fundraising event. “Thon” events can be costly and challenging, but they don’t have to be! This resource will give you an excellent understanding of the planning requirements and potential obstacles involved.

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Business planning tools for non-profit organizations

whitePaper | December 26, 2019

SCORE is a more than 40 year old non-profi t with over 10,500 volunteers who provide free business counseling and no or low-cost workshops to new and emerging small businesses nation wide. In 2005, SCORE counselors volunteered over 1,000,000 hours in counseling and workshop services. While most of SCORE’s work has focused on small businesses, over the years it has assisted some startup and emerging non-profi t organizations, particularly on business issues. As a result of these experiences, SCORE strongly believes that to be effective, competitive and sustainable, non-profi ts must not only be caring and creative, they must run their operations as businesses.

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Spotlight

UnidosUS

UnidosUS (formerly National Council of La Raza, NCLR) the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans. Through its network of nearly 300 affiliated community-based organizations (CBOs), UnidosUS reaches millions of Hispanics each year in 41 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. To achieve its mission, UnidosUS conducts applied research, policy analysis, and advocacy, providing a Latino perspective in five key areas assets/investments, civil rights/immigration, education, employment and economic status, and health. In addition, it provides capacity-building assistance to its Affiliates who work at the state and local level to advance opportunities for individuals and families.

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