December 1, 2014

Member RoundUp: There’s apps for that, year-end giving tips, and high fives all-around!

High fives are in order! Here are the latest news, tips, and resources from NTEN Members.

When it comes to fundraising, it pays to know your numbers. Case Foundation describes their collaborative initiative to track data on #GivingTuesday campaign efforts, tracking impact beyond the amount of donations made.

There’s an app for that – actually, there’s many! John Hayden puts together suggestions from nonprofit experts, who share their favorite apps for managing #GivingTuesday campaigns.

Annual campaign success can depend a lot on your email subject line. Nancy Schwartz shares 5 steps to ensure your year-end campaign is a winning one. Plus, take advantage of these 10 tips from Care2 to boost your year-end fundraising.

Speaking of winning, congratulations to 501 Commons, voted Nonprofit of the Year by Seattle Business magazine!

Wait, there’s more congratulations in order. A round of applause for VolunteerMark who took third place in the Mobiley Awards, recognizing mobile innovation for social change.

Redesigning your website? Idealware recently released the second workbook in a series on planning and implementing a new website.

What does the post-2014 election landscape mean for foundations? Learn more in Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP)‘s upcoming webinar: Supersized Imbalance: Post-2014 Election, What Foundations Should Know. NTEN Members can attend for free with the promo code: NTEN2014.

PhilanTech just announced that it has been acquired by Altum, Inc. Together, they hope to combine their software solutions for grantmakers in order to improve and streamline the granting process.

If you’ve got some happenings and news of your own to share, let us know and we’ll feature it in an upcoming Member News!

Megan Keane
Megan is a long-time San Francisco bay area resident with an extensive nonprofit background in community management, social media, and volunteer management. She's a problem solver and network builder passionate about connecting with people both on and offline. As NTEN's Membership Director, Megan supports the NTEN community, helping others connect, learn, and make the most of technology, and has spoken internationally on nonprofit technology. While she's not online, Megan can be found teaching or practicing yoga, hiking, or curling up with a good book. She's also a self-professed penguin nutcase, er, enthusiast. Follow her on Twitter: @penguinasana
Tags: apps, Community