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  • SureBet Fundraising

    Goldstar Entertainment Group (GEG) launches SureBet Fundraising, an online Las Vegas Gala now available to all nonprofits. Retain and grow memberships and stimulate donations with this edgy, fundraising tool. Games are played with virtual chips, not real money, for enjoyment purposes which is unrestricted in all states. In just a few easy steps, your organization can launch a minimum cost, maximum potential campaign that will grab the attention of your target audience and encourage participation. Download this presentation to learn more.

  • Clear: How PEOs Can Save NonProfits Time

    Having employees adds 147 tasks to executive directors’ ‘to do’ lists, ranging from employment law compliance to benefit plan cost containment. At best, these can be time consuming, at worst, put the organization at risk. This white paper explores nonprofits’ evolving HR challenges, and how a PEO can save time, maximize productivity and reduce liability. Download now.

  • Blackbaud: Becoming A Master Negotiator

    What could 9% more revenue do for your organization?  When it comes to negotiating for more funding, there are tactics and strategies that you can use to achieve better results. This white paper shows you how! But these tactics should only be part of your strategy. The right nonprofit fund accounting solution can give you immediate access to data and resources to help you with reporting, manage grants, positively affect the bottom line. See how Financial Edge NXT can impact your organization’s revenue, decrease administrative expenses, and help put more money toward your mission.  Want to learn more?  Download this free whitepaper today.

  • Outcome Metrics: Measuring What Matters in the Nonprofit World

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  • Abila: The Ultimate Guide to Online Fundraising

    The Ultimate Guide to Online Fundraising contains articles, real-life examples, worksheets, and more to guide you through the six steps of online fundraising: targeting, appeals, websites, donation forms, thank yous, and follow-up communication. Each chapter is authored by a nonprofit expert, diving into his or her niche specialty and sharing practical recommendations. Want to learn more?  Download this free whitepaper from Abila today.

  • Mission Possible: NetSuite Aids Innovation and Impact

    These are challenging times for nonprofit organizations. In the face of increasing donor expectations, reporting and transparency that might have been good enough yesterday can become an existential threat to tomorrow. The most successful nonprofits are those that can leverage new business models that blur the boundaries between non-profit and for-profit approaches. And they are increasingly investing in new technologies and best practices to help them amplify these efforts.  Download this free ebook to learn how high-impact nonprofit organizations are leveraging NetSuite to accelerate their missions.

  • Growing Individual Gifts: An Analytical Approach to Data-Driven Success

    WealthEngine is proud to present our workbook Growing Individual Gifts: An Analytical Approach to Data-Driven Success. This workbook takes readers step-by-step through the strategies needed for success and growth in individual giving, offering guidance from assessing and planning, through building strategies and measuring success. An accompanying toolkit shares electronic tools and resources available for download, to further enable readers to grow individual gifts at their organizations.


  • Blackbaud Mission Infused CFO

    The nonprofit financial world is changing quickly, and the isolated CFO has been rendered obsolete. The future nonprofit CFO is a mission-infused, proactive leader who interacts with a finance-driven program and administrative team.
    It’s important to understand how everything connects. This white paper will explore financial strategies nonprofits can take to invest in mission and strategy and the connection between finance and mission that leads to organizational success!


  • UniVoIP: Benefits of the Cloud

    Is your organization ready for “the cloud”? The time has come for organizations to face the reality of today’s communications. That relying on an old-fashioned legacy telephone system and its limited features is simply not good enough — to maximize limited staff productivity, improve communications and collaboration between constituents, donors and volunteers, or adequately handle workflows. Want to learn more?  Download this free whitepaper.

  • Abila: Donor Loyalty Study

    Building upon the 2015 Donor Engagement Study, the Donor Loyalty Study examines what drives donor loyalty, what types of content donors really like to consume, what actions by an organization annoy donors, and what role events and volunteering play. The Study is based on responses from 1,136 U.S. donors, and includes special sections on high-wealth donors (those who earn more than $200,000 annually) and generational trends. Want to learn more?  Download this free whitepaper from Abila today.


Sponsored Podcasts

Welcome to the Raise & Engage podcast, a filters-off series for nonprofit professionals hosted by Blackbaud's straight-shooting expert Danielle Johnson Vermenton. During this open-mic session, you’ll hear honest advice to help YOU do more for your cause.

Episode 6: The Power of ‘No’ at Work|| daniellejohnson-76

You have a job description, but on any given day, you're probably doing dozens of things outside the scope of that description. Combine that with the challenge of a fast-paced environment and the shifting priorities of funders, colleagues, and board members and it’s easy to fall short of doing your best. By being mindful of your limitations and capacity—and saying “no” when your plate is full—you can actually do more for your cause. In the sixth installment of the Raise and Engage podcast Danielle Johnson and Robin Anderson discuss the power of saying “no” at work.

Episode 5: Professional Development: Getting Un-Stuck|| daniellejohnson-76

In the most recent episode of Raise + Engage, Danielle is back with Brian Reich from little m media to discuss how nonprofit professionals can stay motivated and energized in their day-to-day roles. Brian shares his experience working with nonprofits and the lessons and tips he's learn from and shared with them over the years, including tips for avoiding a professional rut, creating forward momentum in your career and pushing yourself outside of your comfort zone. If you're considering making a career move or want to ensure you're on the right path, you won't want to miss this inspo-packed episode!

Episode 4: Apps and Hacks to Stay (Mostly) Sane || daniellejohnson-76

Episode 4: Apps and Hacks to Stay (Mostly) Sane, is all about tips, tricks and tools for sanity. Blackbaud’s own interactive product marketer, Julia Lenz, joins host Danielle Johnson to share some high tech. (and no tech.) productivity tips to help nonprofit professionals stay sane in the crazy world of philanthropy.

Tune in to hear:

  • Tips for how to spend the first 30 minutes of your day
  • The benefits of 15 minute meetings
  • Why notebooks are still relevant to a successful organization
  • Ideas for better managing your inbox
  • Why you should take lunch outside the box
  • ...and much more!
Don’t forget to visit the #NoFilterNonprofit Hub afterwards to download our newest tip sheet10 Productivity Hacks for Nonprofits.

Episode 3: Tech. Connection: Solutions, Strategy, and Staff || daniellejohnson-76

Episode 3: Tech. Connection: Solutions, Strategy, and Staff In episode 3 of the Raise + Engage podcast, Danielle Johnson is joined by Chris Geady and William DaSilva, two IT experts in the nonprofit space, to talk technology integration for NPOs: when you need it, when you don’t, and how to do it successfully.

Tune in to hear:

  • When to say NO to integration
  • How to set your strategic plan before even looking at technologies
  • Ways to get your entire team on board
  • The importance of identifying a project lead
  • The RFP process - how it should and should not go
And William shares a story about a nonprofit that may or may not have still been using a typewriter. You don't want to miss this one!

Episode 2: From Socially Awkward to Socially Awesome! || daniellejohnson-76

According to Danielle Johnson, straight-shooting host of the Raise + Engage podcast series, if your staff members aren’t the number one advocates for your cause on social media, you’re failing. In the most recent episode, Danielle is joined by Blackbaud’s own social media guru Madeline Turner to discuss overcoming social struggles and creating a social ambassador program at your organization. This entertaining and insightful duo dishes on the importance of making your social media presence human, making the case for a formal social program to leadership, how University of Michigan turned a one time social media campaign into a long term social program, and how Madeline's mom unknowingly became a social ambassador on #GivingTuesday.

Episode 1: Corporate Culture & Development: Shake It Up! || daniellejohnson-76

In the premiere episode of Raise & Engage, Danielle is joined by three straight-shooting nonprofit rock-stars: Jodi Smith of Sanford Health Systems, Veronica Brown of Chicago Public Library Foundation and Ali Burke of Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation. The group talks organizational culture, problem employees, why its important to celebrate and how to shake things up this year and build a better more authentic team that gets stuff done!


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