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What’s the KEY to your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Success?

What’s the KEY to your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Success?

Do you know that Donor Engagement Is the KEY to your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Success? The key to fundraising success is donor engagement. Even if you’re …

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Is Your Nonprofit Software Easy to Use?

Is Your Nonprofit Software Easy to Use?

Is Your Nonprofit Software Easy to Use?Your nonprofit software is only as useful as it is easy to use. Definitely a ‘no-duh’ sentence, but we …

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Using SOftare to Engage Board Members and Other Volunteers

Using Software to Engage Board Members and Other Volunteers – Affnetz

Using Software to Engage Board Members and Other Volunteers: Sadly, many organizations only engage their board members at board meetings. Is it really engagement of …

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nonprofit book recommendations

Nonprofit Book Recommendations

Nonprofit book recommendations are a new blog topic we’re providing at Affnetz. We love to learn – which involves quite a bit of reading – …

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Do You Have Fear of Making Fundraising Calls?

Do You Have Fear of Making Fundraising Calls?

Do You Have Fear of Making Fundraising Calls?, When you’re calling a donor or a fundraising prospect to set up a meeting or talk to …

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Major Donor Program

Why and How to Launch a Major Donor Program?

Why and how do you launch a major donor program? Well, let’s start with facts:  Over the past four decades I’ve found that 5% of …

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What is a Form 990

What is a Form 990 / Foundation Fundraising Prospects – Affnetz

What is a Form 990 and how do you use it to locate foundation fundraising prospects? What is a Form 990, It’s always amazing to …

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Nonprofit Fundraising Ideas

Nonprofit Fundraising Ideas For Organizations – Affnetz

Nonprofit Fundraising Ideas, Stories are the Currency of Fundraising A generous donor recently told me the one thing he’s found most helpful in his peer-to-peer …

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Fundraising Goals and strategies

Fundraising Goals and Strategies For Nonprofit Organization

How Do You Develop Fundraising Goals and Strategies? How does your nonprofit develop fundraising goals and strategies for the year? For example, the board wants …

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Nonprofit Sponsor Management: A Two-Way Street

Nonprofit Sponsor Management may be missing the mark if Nonprofit leaders view it as a one-way street. On that one-way street, the Nonprofit thinks it …

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How Standalone Software Hurts Nonprofits

How Standalone Software hurts Nonprofit Nonprofit Software Integration may sound like so much technical jargon, but it is a very important topic for Nonprofit leaders …

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Association Feedback – Driving Better Decisions 

Association Feedback – Driving Better Decisions 

Association Feedback – Driving Better Decisions …   Association feedback – why does your organization need it? People join associations to promote a “common cause or interest.” …

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Does My Nonprofit Need a Mobile App?

Does My Nonprofit Need a Mobile App?

Does Your Nonprofit Need a Mobile App? According to a 2019 report from the Pew Research Center, 81% of Americans own a smartphone. That means the vast …

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Association-Event-Management

Association Event Management: Streamline Association or Chamber Events with Affnetz™

Association Event Management: Streamline Association or Chamber Events with Affnetz™ Association Event Management is a critical process for Associations and Chambers. Events constitute a significant portion …

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Why is it Important to Capture Notes in a Nonprofit CRM System?

Why is it Important to Capture Notes in a Nonprofit CRM System?

Why is it Important to Capture Nonprofit CRM System Notes? Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems were pioneered by commercial enterprises in the 1980′ s. Since then, …

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Nonprofit Content Management: Easily Manage Your Nonprofit Online and Mobile Presence With Affnetz™!

Nonprofit Content Management: Easily Manage Your Nonprofit Online and Mobile Presence With Affnetz™!

Nonprofit Content Management: Easily Manage Your Nonprofit Online and Mobile Presence With Affnetz™! Nonprofit Content Management looms large in your organization’s effort to present an …

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Nonprofit Social Media Sites with Affnetz™ Leverage 50

Nonprofit Social Media: Leverage 50 (Yes, 50) Social Media Sites with Affnetz™

Nonprofit Social Media: Leverage 50 (Yes, 50) Social Media Sites with Affnetz™ Nonprofit social media has become a primary way nonprofits connect with Stakeholders and …

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Virtual Meetings: Depend on Affnetz™ for Virtual Meeting Success

Virtual Meetings: Depend on Affnetz™ for Virtual Meeting Success

Virtual Meetings: Depend on Affnetz™ for Virtual Meeting Success Virtual Meeting Success  have become the norm for Associations and Chambers of Commerce in the age …

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Best Practices for Association Committee Management

Best Practices for Association Committee Management

Association Committee Management matters to leaders because these groups serve as a powerful means to get things done. Unable to afford large staff in most cases, Associations must rely on …

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Nonprofit Stakeholder Database

Nonprofit Stakeholder Database: Understand Stakeholders Better with Affnetz™

Nonprofit Stakeholder Database: Understand Stakeholders Better with Affnetz™ A Nonprofit stakeholder is any person or organization that is affected by the Nonprofit’s mission. Examples are: Donors …

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Nonprofit-Revenue

Nonprofit Revenue: How Affnetz™ Can Help Bring In More Dollars

Nonprofit Revenue: How Affnetz™ Can Help Bring In More Dollars Maintaining, and hopefully, increasing Nonprofit revenue ranks among the top concerns of not-for-profit organizations. Nonprofit …

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Why is Nonprofit Data Encrption Important

Why is Nonprofit Data Encryption Important?

Nonprofit Data Encryption ranks among the most critical data security practices employed by not-for-profit organizations. Serving as stewards for their Stakeholders sensitive data, Nonprofits need …

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Association Membership ROI: Affnetz™ Promotes Member Retention

Association Membership ROI: Affnetz™ Promotes Member Retention Association membership ROI. It’s the calculation every member computes when considering the value of association membership. The fundamental …

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Reporting Systems for Nonprofits: Better Support for Decisions

Reporting Systems for Nonprofits: Better Support for Decisions Reporting systems for Nonprofits often get taken for granted. Nonprofit leaders think they must live with their …

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Nonprofit Donor Retention Accelerated with Affnetz™

Nonprofit Donor Retention Accelerated with Affnetz™

Nonprofit Donor Retention Accelerated with Affnetz™ Nonprofit Donor retention and ongoing volunteer commitment figure prominently as major objectives for Nonprofit organizations. While most Nonprofits focus …

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Nonprofit Stakeholder Collaboration Boosted with Affnetz™ 

Nonprofit Stakeholder Collaboration Boosted with Affnetz™ 

Nonprofit Stakeholder Collaboration Boosted with Affnetz™ Nonprofit Stakeholder collaboration is an essential component for achieving the organization’s mission. Staff, volunteers and Board of Directors all need …

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Member Networking in Your Association or Chamber: Better with Affnetz™

Member Networking in Your Association or Chamber: Better with Affnetz™

Member Networking in Your Association or Chamber: Better with Affnetz™ One of the main reasons people join Associations and Chambers is member networking. For example, professional associations …

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Nonprofit Stakeholder Engagement Improves with Affnetz™!

Nonprofit Stakeholder Engagement Improves with Affnetz™!

Nonprofit Stakeholder Engagement Improves with Affnetz™! Improving Nonprofit Stakeholder engagement challenges many organizations. In a survey of Nonprofit organizations, respondents reported: Only 46% of donors …

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How Can Technology Improve Association Member Engagement?

How can technology improve Association Member engagement? Among the things Association Members expect from their membership are opportunities for: Networking Education Service Associations can support these opportunities …

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Streamline Event Creation and Management for your Association or Chamber with Affnetz™

Streamline Event Creation and Management for your Association or Chamber with Affnetz™

Streamline Event Creation and Management for your Association or Chamber with Affnetz™ EVENT MANAGEMENT Easy-to-build Event Form to create each event. Built-in workflows to keep …

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