THE DONOR RETENTION

December 31, 2017

Retaining your donors is one of the smartest things you can do for the financial health of your nonprofit organization. Not only is it more cost-effective to retain donors than acquire new ones, repeat donors also tend to get more involved with your work. Whether it’s fundraising, volunteering, or monthly giving, your existing donors are ideal prospects. In the Donor Retention Handbook, you’ll learn why retention is so important, what it takes to convince a donor to give again, and how to foster long-term relationships with your supporters.

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Sense Scotland

Sense Scotland has been working for over 30 years with children young people and adults who have communication support needs. We believe people should have a choice in how they live their life and provide support throughout Scotland for people to live an active and independent life. We have an annual turnover of over £20 million and employ over 1100 people. We support over 1,000 children, young people and adults and their families through a range of services and can offer career and job opportunities at all levels. We value our staff and the people we support and work in partnership with them to maintain our reputation as a well established and diverse organisation within the voluntary sector.

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Mastering Workflow in Nonprofit Management.

whitePaper | December 17, 2021

The ability to create specific approval processes, automate sequential steps, and enable remote employees to complete a variety of tasks, without physically moving paper from location A to location B can be incredibly efficient.

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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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2021 Nonprofit Technology Trends Report

whitePaper | May 10, 2021

Our 2021 Nonprofit Technology Trends Report highlighted some of the specific challenges nonprofits faced this year including decreasing funding, canceled fundraisers, and virtual programming. The survey also highlighted the myriad of innovations nonprofits have developed as a result of the pandemic.

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Three Components Of The Nonprofit Tech Stack

whitePaper | December 12, 2019

Your donors have entrusted you with their hard-earned money and they expect you to acknowledge them and their contributions. If you interpreted that to be a manual process, like looking up donors to make sure you’re updating the correct record, you may have the wrong technology stack.

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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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Starting a 501(c)(3) Organization

whitePaper | November 4, 2021

The primary purpose of this publication is to present an accessible guide on the many topics pertaining to the process of starting a 501 (c)(3) organization with the sound construction needed to be successful and sustainable. The materials presented are based upon nonprofit best practices, and though there will be a brief mention of other types of tax exempt organizations for educational purposes, the focus of this guide is on the 501 (c)(3) organization. It is the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits’ mission to educate nonprofit leaders and staff on best practices so that they can grow, develop, and accomplish their stated missions.

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Spotlight

Sense Scotland

Sense Scotland has been working for over 30 years with children young people and adults who have communication support needs. We believe people should have a choice in how they live their life and provide support throughout Scotland for people to live an active and independent life. We have an annual turnover of over £20 million and employ over 1100 people. We support over 1,000 children, young people and adults and their families through a range of services and can offer career and job opportunities at all levels. We value our staff and the people we support and work in partnership with them to maintain our reputation as a well established and diverse organisation within the voluntary sector.

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