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This fall 'tis the season for merry measurement! From the author of The Networked Nonprofit and popular nonprofit blogger Beth Kanter and measurement expert Katie Delahaye Paine, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit is a hands-on resource for nonprofit professionals who must be able to accurately measure the results of their social media ventures!
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“With wisdom and insight, Trower has written the seminal guide for nonprofit boards. This is a must-read for every current and incoming nonprofit board member.”
—Joel Allison, president and CEO, Baylor Health Care System Learn More Read more.
A Passion for Giving provides an overview and a template to understand the issues involved in managing a private foundation, starting with an engaging narrative that introduces the basics of estate planning, charitable giving, and private foundations. Authors and private foundation veterans Peter Klein and Angelica Berrie offer straightforward, clear guidance on the ins and outs of private foundations, demystifying the topic for financial advisors, CPAs, and trust/estate attorneys to help them successfully navigate the basics. Learn More Read more.
A comprehensive workbook covering all aspects of successful nonprofit development. One of the most significant factors in the success of any marketing and fundraising program is the ability and willingness of the organization to take the time to develop an integrated development plan with realistic budgets, timelines, and areas of responsibility. The Nonprofit Development Companion examines all aspects of successful development and includes useable templates and examples that can be adapted for application within any nonprofit organization. Learn More Read more.
This book presents step-by-step guidance and practical tools including diagrams of annual campaign structures for use in local nonprofits, checklists for annual support campaigns, assessments for annual support campaign readiness, annual support campaign case statement examples, sample pledge cards, cultivation tips for obtaining larger gifts, and much more. Learn More Read more.
Grounded in solid research, Social Media in the Public Sector explores the myriad uses of social media in the public sector and combines existing practices with theories of public administration, networked governance, and information management. Learn More Read more.
Savvy nonprofits use strategic management, marketing, technology, leadership to be competitive. With strapped budgets, many nonprofits cannot afford to pay for these resources. However, businesses are an often overlooked as an effective source of skilled professionals who can supply the needed skills. This book shares the acclaimed Taproot Foundation s pro bono best practices and shows nonprofit managers to apply them to their own unique challenges in a low-to-no-cost way. The author offers keys to identifying opportunities for using pro bono sources, recruiting pro bono resources, and managing pro bono projects effectively. Learn More Read more.
Having a social media measurement plan and approach can no longer be an after-thought. It is a requirement of success. As nonprofits refine their social media practice, their boards are expecting reports showing results. As funders provide dollars to support programs that include social media, they too want to see results. This book offers the tools and strategies needed for nonprofits that need reliable and measurable data from their social media efforts. Using these tools will not only improve a nonprofit s decision making process but will produce results-driven metrics for staff and stakeholders. Learn More Read more.
Does your nonprofit have a reliable way of knowing the impact its making? Beginning with an eye-opening discussion of what strategy is, Mission Impact: A Breakthrough Strategy for Nonprofits reveals how the process of strategy development should be designed with authoritative coverage of mission impact, vision, five year strategic stretch goals, strategy implementation, and management. Read more.