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.Read More
With the growth of Cloud Computing and the Salesforce Platform, many people are looking to learn how to work within this space and increase their skill level. While some of the terminology may seem foreign, the Salesforce community has developed a wealth of resources for you to use, whether you want to learn new concepts or deepen your existing understanding of the platform.Read More
It’s that time of the year again! In just under two weeks, thousands of people will head to Austin, TX to attend the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference (15NTC). Organizations of all sizes and missions will be in attendance sharing their successes and failures as well as tips and techniques for how to make a nonprofit the best it can be.
The Nonprofit Technology Conference is one of the most anticipated events in the nonprofit community and the 2015 conference will not disappoint! This year’s agenda includes a Science Fair exhibit hall, over 100 sessions about the latest trends in nonprofit technology, valuable networking time with over 2,000 experienced nonprofit professionals, and a Day of Service program which includes virtual volunteering opportunities as well as on-the-ground volunteer opportunities in Austin. Can’t leave the office? No worries, register for Online NTC and join the conversation!
While you’re in the Lone Star State, make sure to look for Heller Consulting. They can be found in Salesforce Foundation’s 15NTC Foundation Zone alongside some of the best firms in the industry who understand the tools and possibilities for the Salesforce1 for Nonprofits Family. Make sure to stop by and say hello!
You still have time to register for the kick off event of conference season. If you haven’t secured your spot, do so now. See you Texas!Read More
So much to do so little time…sound familiar? All of us know the importance of a strong marketing strategy, but when you’re resources and budget are limited, this may get pushed to the back burner. Luckily, there are tools like email marketing automation to help you get back on track while saving time and money. Predictive Response recently had a webinar on this topic illustrating three types of campaigns.Read More
The big news for nonprofits this week is the announcement of NGO Connect by Salesforce. As the next step in the evolution of their Salesforce1 for Nonprofits innovation plan, Salesforce has introduced a new app designed to connect the many needs of a modern nonprofit organization all under one roof: NGO Connect. Created in partnership with roundCause developers roundCorner, NGO Connect is focused on creating and managing constituent relationships in ways that have been out of reach for many nonprofits.Read More