The latest trends, tips, and news in nonprofit technology.

Nonprofit Communications Strategy: A Step-by-Step Guide

Ronita Mohan June 30, 2020, by Ronita Mohan

A strong nonprofit communication strategy helps build a loyal client base, improve revenue generation, and power the organization towards steady growth.

We share a step-by-step guide on how to create a communications strategy for nonprofits that will make the process easier for all teams involved.

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6 Essential Logo Design Tips for Nonprofits

Hillary Skeffington May 28, 2020, by Hillary Skeffington

Your logo encapsulate your organization's identity, and it's what identifies you to the general public. Colors, fonts, shapes, and visual graphics should combine to be both eye-catching and memorable. A successful logo is simple in form, yet effectively illustrates a concept. Your logo should be practical yet original, and easily adaptable across a[…]

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Nonprofit Community Growth 101: Simple Ways to Increase Engagement

Chloe Bellows May 20, 2020, by Chloe Bellows

Here at Elevation, we often get questions from clients looking to develop a successful online presence and seeking community outreach ideas for nonprofits. Understandably, the world of social media, technology, and hashtags can be a little overwhelming, especially to the uninitiated, or if your nonprofit doesn’t have a specialist dedicated to this work.[…]

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SSL Certificates 101

Emma Wolfe May 12, 2020, by Emma Wolfe

HTTP vs. HTTPS: are you wondering what the difference is? To answer your question, "https" stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol with a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). You'll need one if you want your website to appear in search results, and if you don't want a warning message to appear when users enter your website.

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Nonprofit COVID-19 Resource List

Chloe Bellows May 05, 2020, by Chloe Bellows

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Apart from the significant health concerns we are living with (and the new organizational challenges of full-time living, working and parenting at home), many individuals and NGOs find themselves faced with a constantly-evolving, complicated economic situation. These are unprecedented and unnerving times, to say[…]

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How to Prevent Hacking on Your Nonprofit’s Website

Hillary Skeffington April 30, 2020, by Hillary Skeffington

The cyber security disasters large companies such as Home Depot and Target face seem far afield from the concerns and issues faced by nonprofits. However, similar to major corporations, nonprofits are a feeding ground of financial and personal information on which hackers are eager to prey.

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10 Nonprofits on Instagram to Follow Today [Nonprofit Social Media Strategy]

Chloe Bellows April 27, 2020, by Chloe Bellows

While most of us can surely remember our lives pre-Instagram, can you imagine a nonprofit marketing plan today that doesn’t leverage it? The visually-appealing and easy-to-use platform facilitates successful, high-impact nonprofit social media campaigns, making it a favorite (and a must!) for nonprofits.

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Turning Advocates into Donors: 5 Strategies You Need to Try

Gerard Tonti April 20, 2020, by Gerard Tonti

When it comes to nonprofit advocacy, your organization is in it for the long haul. You may not expect to see results from your advocacy campaign right away. But with persistence, passion, and patience, you can make a huge difference. 

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12 Organizations Leading Nonprofit Marketing Strategy

Chloe Bellows April 14, 2020, by Chloe Bellows

Who is at the forefront of digital marketing for nonprofits? Our list of some of today's leading organizations explores what makes their nonprofit marketing plans so effective. Whether you need to increase your organization’s visibility online, seek inspiration for your nonprofit advertising, or are looking for fresh marketing ideas for nonprofits, check[…]

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5 Online Fundraising Obstacles and How to Avoid Them

Steven Shattuck March 30, 2020, by Steven Shattuck

New challenges arise as technological advancements have changed how nonprofits collect donations. For instance, nonprofits needed to adjust their strategies as new technology emerged around peer-to-peer fundraising, online giving, and crowdfunding. Changing technology adds a new obstacle on top of the traditional fundraising challenges that organizations[…]

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