Are You Blocked from Investing in Your Nonprofit?

roadblocks to investing in nonprofits

Is it appropriate for a nonprofit to invest in their own growth? What percentage of an organization’s funding should be reserved for investment in building and managing the organization? There are several high-profile examples of organizations that are clearly doing it wrong, causing many to question which organizations are worth supporting. As a result, several charity benchmark websites have appeared, providing a seemingly precise evaluation of any charity’s efficiency in just a few clicks, but is this an accurate assessment of a nonprofit? Many nonprofit leaders say no.

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Content Management System (CMS) Resources

Content Management Systems (CMS) Resources

Selecting a content management system (CMS) that works for your needs is no easy task. Luckily for you, Heller Consulting and Firefly Partners teamed up to write a whitepaper to help you navigate this new world of CMS.

In conjunction with the white paper, over the past 6 months we’ve also been posting all about content management system (CMS) solutions here on TheConnectedCause.com. Through that time we’ve heard that our posts were really helpful to nonprofit organizations! To make things even easier for you all, we have gathered all of our posts below for a handy little Content Management System (CMS) Resource.

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Questions to ask Before Selecting a New Content Management System (CMS)

The Future of CMS for Nonprofit Organizations

Navigating the increasingly option-filled landscape of Content Management System (CMS) selection is no easy task. For better or worse, nonprofit organizations will need to keep up and make smart technology decisions with more limited resources. But investing in your CMS and keeping an eye on how it can help you develop stronger relationships with your donors and supporters is probably one of the most important decisions you can make.

Lucky for you, Heller Consulting and Firefly Partners teamed up to create the paper CMS Platforms: A Guide for Nonprofits to guide your organization through the process of selecting a new content management system solution. As a part of this paper, they put together a great list of questions you need to consider or ask your consultant before you decide on a CMS solution.

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What Does the Future Hold for CMS

The Future of CMS for Nonprofit Organizations

Increasingly, successful nonprofit organizations will need to provide individually relevant content and a personal experience to develop better relationships with donors and to drive better fundraising results. Having a Content Management System (CMS) will help guide your nonprofit to creating a better experience for your constituents.

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Open Source Content Management System Installations

Selecting the right CMS solution for your nonprofit organization - WordPress

When considering content management systems, a player you may want to consider is an open source content management system (CMS). Open source distributions are a hybrid between buying a proprietary CMS and using a full-on open source product that needs to be configured from the ground up.

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