Educational_Nonprofits-tech

How to get your educational nonprofit into classrooms, without leaving the office

Educational nonprofits face some barriers when reaching their target audiences. Nonprofits, in general, are understandably wary of risk-taking since there are no stock options or investments to fall back on. Educational nonprofits are in a uniquely complex industry, with educational institutions showing restraint due to regulation and competition. As a […]

nonprofit-analytics

Your quick nonprofit analytics year in review – a must-do before 2018

We know the end of the year brings one too many to-dos to bring your nonprofit into next year. However, in order to move forward effectively, you also need to look back. This is especially true for your website. Don’t waste another dime promoting it, adding content or even having […]

Nonprofit-Branding-Awareness

How to conduct and measure a successful nonprofit branding campaign

At ArcStone, we work with a lot of nonprofits who ask, “We’re doing so many great things. How can we improve our brand awareness?” While brand awareness campaigns can be tougher to measure than other campaigns with more tangible goals such as signing up for a conference or subscribing to […]

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4 creative ways to improve your nonprofit social media presence

If you’re a nonprofit, aren’t you supposed to not ask for money? In an ideal world, that might be true, but the reality is that nonprofits are constantly tackling the subject of fundraising hoping they don’t sound like car salespeople. Not to mention that rounding up volunteers is sometimes like […]

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Donor lead scoring: How to focus your fundraising outreach efforts

It’s likely your nonprofit is casting a wide net to find the perfect fit as supporters of your organization. However, we’d all rather spend our precious time communicating with supporters that are an ideal fit. For example, a dreamy donor would likely be someone who feels passionate about your cause, […]

How charitable donations can be a wise financial strategy

If you’re working at a nonprofit, you’re well aware that year-end Giving Season is well on its way. As you aim to pull on the heartstrings of donors so they feel inclined to give their extra income to your cause, you may want to key in on another aspect of […]

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6 Nonprofit budgeting apps to help better manage funds

The nature of nonprofit work makes it especially important to stay on top of a budget. Fortunately, there are some purposeful apps that make this easier to manage, without taking too much out of your accounting budget. 1. Pennies This user-friendly iOS app lets you set a budgetary goal and an […]