This spring, record numbers of Americans said they’re looking for a new position. How can you ensure your nonprofit organization’s culture is strong enough to not only retain your top talent, but also attract new employees who are looking for a career with more purpose?
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Welcome to the CauseMic blog, where we share insights to help nonprofit leaders scale your organization.
How to Leverage a 4-Day Design Sprint at Your Nonprofit
At CauseMic, we help our nonprofit clients apply best practices from Fortune 500 for-profits to scale their revenue and impact. One of the most efficient frameworks successful Silicon Valley companies use is called the Design Sprint, a concept created by Google’s Jake Knapp.
How to Engage the New Generation of Donors
Are you one of thousands of nonprofits currently facing the challenge of an aging donor pool?
Why Strategic Content Completes the Equation for Your Transformation
This is the third and final post of a three-part series on digital transformations for nonprofits.
We’ve discussed why technology isn’t the cure-all, and how to engage employees in your digital transformation, so now let’s talk about your content strategy and the role it plays in driving ROI.
How to Include Employees in Your Transformation
Welcome back. This is the second post of a three-part series on digital transformations for nonprofits.
Now that you know what bells & whistles you don’t need to transform your organization, let’s talk about what you do need.
Digital Transformations: The Bells and Whistles You Don't Need
When I was in your shoes, leading the development operations for a multi-million-dollar non-profit, I wish I had the insider knowledge I have now about digital transformations, so I could avoid some of the pitfalls.
Why Personalized Marketing Begins with Data
In 2020, most nonprofit marketers have a working knowledge around why personalization converts but less insight around how to structure a strong personalization strategy. The secret to success? Lead with data.
The Pandemic is Accelerating How Nonprofits Adapt to Structural Trends
In April 2020, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella observed, “We have seen two years’ worth of digital transformation in two months” and the results of those investments will persist long after the crisis.
The pandemic is accelerating how nonprofits adapt to structural trends, both new and existing. While temporary trends such as transitioning from in-person events to virtual fundraisers have emerged, prudent leaders are adjusting how their organization can evaluate growth opportunities and reposition themselves to emerge from the global pandemic with a business model aligned for the future.
Before reallocating your capital, evaluate your growth opportunities and sketch out how you will modify your business model to take advantage of structural changes.
Below, we’ve outlined a process for adapting your nonprofit’s business model to the new reality. It starts with understanding how changes in behavioral habits will likely grow or contract as a result of the pandemic.
Optimize Your People, Process and Technology To Double Year-End Giving
Originally published on TechSoup
In 2020, it can feel like nonprofit staff are working twice as hard to raise half as much.
Where in-person fundraising events have dropped off, volunteers have stepped up, foundations are giving more, and donors' commitments have remained steadfast. 2020 may mean additional risks to mitigate, but the opportunity to raise funds during a year-end fundraising campaign is still there. The key to success lies in how you go about structuring your year-end campaign, by optimizing the tools you have on hand.