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We Write the Songs That Make the Whole World Sing

Posted by GVT Admin on Sep 14, 2022 10:45:00 AM

The COVID pandemic turbo-boosted nonprofits from the analog world into the digital universe. It is true that prior to the pandemic nonprofits were already transitioning from analog to more digital donor interactions, fundraising events, and cyber communication with a whole new segment of partners and small contributors. COVID-19, however, shut down nonprofit office communities, paused large fund-raising galas, and isolated the donor community at large from day-to-day interactions at the nonprofit board-level. Digital communication and cyber interaction were quickly called upon to fill the void.

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Topics: Technology Speak, nonprofit software solutions, nonprofit funding, nonprofit management

4 Common Mistakes Nonprofits Make and How to Fix Them

Posted by GVT Admin on Sep 1, 2022 10:45:00 AM

There are both productive non-governmental organizations and those that are unable to reach their full potential and have the desired impact. To run smoothly, a nonprofit requires a lot of work, and many things can go wrong. Mistakes, on the other hand, can provide an opportunity to grow and learn. We hope that by sharing these common mistakes, we can help keep your agency running and thriving.

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Topics: nonprofit software solutions, nonprofit sustainability, nonprofit management

Focus On Outcomes

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 31, 2022 10:45:00 AM

Originally, social services were meant to serve as emergency rooms for society's most vulnerable. They took in orphans and the homeless and fed the hungry. As the twentieth century wore on, social work expanded services to all segments of the less fortunate population, and nonprofits as well as government social agencies began to define their missions by identifying the quality-of-life outcomes their clients achieved. For example, social workers engaged in drug and alcohol addiction began to measure success, not by how many addicts they admitted to their clinics, but rather by how many addicts had remained clean and sober, and for how long, after being discharged from the clinics.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, nonprofit management

How to Improve NGO Workflow Efficiency

Posted by GVT Admin on May 16, 2022 9:41:00 AM

NGOs will do for social change what most organizations will not.

Non-governmental (nonprofit) organizations make significant contributions to society in terms of structural and economic change. There are approximately 1.5 million of them in the country, and the majority of them address serious social issues. Nonprofits must operate efficiently because of the nature of their business. Inefficient workflows can jeopardize an NGO's ability to meet operational objectives.

Here are some ideas for increasing nonprofit workflow efficiency.

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Topics: FAMCare, social services software, nonprofit management

How Nonprofits Can Utilize Project Management Tools

Posted by GVT Admin on May 12, 2022 2:34:00 PM

You've probably struggled with project management if you've ever worked for a non-profit organization.

Over the years, the non-profit sector in America has grown steadily. It is now one of the country's most active and socially beneficial sectors. It currently employs over 12 million people, accounting for 10% of the total workforce in the country. A growing number of non-profit volunteers and social workers are joining a market that is constantly bemoaning a lack of project management tools. You can't run a non-profit unless you know how to manage everything effectively.

Let's talk about how project management software can help social workers.

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Topics: Technology Speak, nonprofit management, project management

How Can Technology Help Nonprofits Increase Productivity and Reach?

Posted by GVT Admin on Apr 14, 2022 7:00:00 AM

As a result of the pandemic's mounting food and medical shortages, the role of nonprofit organizations has grown more important than ever. The pandemic has also elevated the use of technology in charitable organizations. Technological techniques are required to increase productivity, provide caseworkers with the resources they need to manage and support the vulnerable populations they serve, and to reach out to the ever-important funders. Let’s take a moment to examine how todays nonprofits are using technology to improve on their performance.

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Topics: social services software, nonprofit management

Tips to Consider When Starting Your Own Nonprofit

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 14, 2022 7:00:00 AM

Why do people establish non-profit organizations? Some people are deeply committed to a particular cause and want to make a difference. They aspire to bring about positive social change.

However, it is important to remember that many non-profits fail within their first year, and data shows that approximately 30% of non-profits fail after the 10-year mark.

While there are numerous reasons for a nonprofit to fail, the most common are poor leadership and insufficient strategic planning.

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Topics: Nonprofit General, nonprofit management

The Unique Nonprofit Candidate

Posted by GVT Admin on Mar 9, 2022 10:45:00 AM

Pandemic related labor shortages are threatening the nonprofit sector's recovery. Many smaller nonprofits, virtually shut down during the worst of COVID-19, have begun to revitalize but find progress hampered by a shortage of qualified personnel. Large corporations have raided the nonprofit personnel ranks with lucrative pay increases, flexible work hours, and work from home options that smaller nonprofits find it difficult to match.

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Topics: Nonprofit General, nonprofit mission, nonprofit management, Pandemic

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