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Nonprofit Newsbits: Digital Revenue on the Rise & New Top Jobs

September 11th, 2017

Study Shows Digital Revenue on the Rise Online nonprofit revenue in 2016 grew by 14%, and email revenue grew by 15%, according to a new study by nonprofit consultants M+R. Based on input from 133 nonprofits, “Benchmarks 2017” found that Web traffic, email list size, Facebook fans, and Twitter and Instagram followers were all on […]

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Make the Most of Your Fundraising by Measuring ROI

September 11th, 2017

Donors and other stakeholders continue to look for more accountability and transparency from nonprofits, especially regarding fundraising. Not only is the sum of money raised in campaigns meaningful, but how efficiently you’re able to raise it, too. Interested parties look beyond total dollars raised to also consider associated costs in fundraising efforts. Cost ratios that […]

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How Nonprofit Leaders Can Keep Learning On the Job

September 11th, 2017

Whether an executive on staff or a member of the board, new to the organization or a long-time veteran, a nonprofit leader sometimes faces tough challenges that a formal development class won’t address. But don’t lose heart. According to the nonprofit Community Resource Exchange (CRE), learning on the job itself can be a rich source […]

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8 Tips for Writing, Or Revising, a Whistleblower Policy

September 11th, 2017

Whistleblower policies encourage staff, volunteers and others to discreetly provide credible information on illegal practices or violations of organizational policies. They protect individuals who risk their careers or take other kinds of risks to report illegal or unethical practices. According to its Report to the Nations, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners identified tips as […]

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Nonprofit Newsbits: Tax Record Tools & W-2 Phishing Scheme

September 11th, 2017

Proposed Free Speech Fairness Act: Will it pass? A number of nonprofit leaders — BoardSource, the National Council of Nonprofits, Independent Sector, and the Council on Foundations — have voiced opposition to President Trump’s promise to eliminate the Johnson Amendment. The amendment bars tax-exempt charities from using their resources for partisan political purposes. H.R. 781, […]

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Is Board Member Compensation A Good Idea?

September 11th, 2017

Overheard in a nonprofit’s office: “It’s so hard to find good board members. It’s going to be really difficult to fill these board openings.” If your organization struggles each time it needs to fill a board vacancy — and doesn’t always come up with the candidates it desires — it may be time to consider […]

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