And just like that, summer has come to an end and the fall is already here. Have you started thinking about your membership and renewal campaigns for this year? How are you going to promote them? What tools are you going to use? No need to panic— we've got you covered! We've prepared a checklist for you to make sure that your year starts out on the right foot.
Key Performance Indicators, or KPIs, allow you to measure the success of a project or communication campaign. They are measurements that you can monitor regularly and which help you make better decisions on a daily basis. Let's take a look at which indicators you should focus on and how to track them.
In the nonprofit sector, we're hearing more and more about data: big data,data philanthropy ... In a world where public funding is increasingly difficult to access, associations and foundations must typically turn to self-financing or to private donors who often request information about the organization's impact, before all else. Your NPO's data can help you address specific issues, for example, by helping you identify opportunities or prove how important your initiatives are.
Whether you're revamping your NGO's website or launching your first website, the trick is to equip your organization with a valuable tool without allocating too many resources to it. Through our experience working with NGOs, we've identified the steps to keep in mind to make the process simple and efficient, allowing you to attain your objective of having a site that helps your NGO fulfil its mission.
September is always a busy month, filled with board meetings, the return of volunteers and membership renewals. To save you time (and money!), here are our favorite features in memboGo that make all the difference in your NPO’s day-to-day management.
Since the 1970s, the Association des Biologistes du Québec has worked to support the profession of biologists and to increase its visibility among the general public.
For associations, foundations and any other type of NGO, growth first occurs by leveraging a network of close contacts, such as the team's family, volunteers and board members’ contacts. To expand this circle and reach a larger audience, without direct solicitation on the NGO's part, a marketing strategy is essential.
A compelling website is truly a development opportunity for NPOs. It not only helps organizations position themselves, specifically by promoting their initiatives, but it also has the potential to increase revenues by making services more accessible.
Nearly all NPOs – whether it’s a professional association, a foundation or a community organization – are present on social media. But, no matter the objective or how different platforms are used, managing social media is often very time-consuming for NPOs. Here are a few tricks to get the most of social media, in less time.
While grants and donations constitute a source of funding for many NPOs, the amounts collected are dependent on third parties, which makes funding unpredictable. By contrast, memberships are the sole responsibility of the organization. Depending on the steps it takes to maintain its member base, the organization can rely on membership revenues for its annual budget. So how do you increase your membership numbers?
Properly managing members is crucial to an NPO's success. On the one hand, many organizations are founded with the goal of coming together and helping a specific community to flourish. From that point on, members are at the heart of the organization's mission and strategy. On the other, members represent a significant revenue source as a result of dues and the purchasing of the services offered.
Alliance Chorale du Québec: from a century to another, how to make your nonprofit timeless and relevant
Charles Decroix is the CEO of Alliance Chorale du Québec, a nonprofit founded in 1975 to promote the practice of choral singing in Quebec.
Montréal, Canada, May 10th 2017: memboGo, the all-in-one management solution for nonprofits, now lets organizations of the plural sector integrate their Jamespot account, the professional social network, with the memboGo platform.
Since founding the HPJ Agency more than 10 years ago, I have worked with hundreds of organizations to help them carry out their fundraisers. Over time, my experience in the sector led me to develop specialized software for that exact purpose. The software is now sold under the names memboGo, memboGo P2P and HPJCC. In the coming months, I will be writing five articles explaining how it works and the best methods for successfully managing fundraisers online. With this first article, I hope to give you a better understanding of the different ways you can manage donations via the internet.
If you manage a nonprofit, such as an association or a foundation, the internet is a strategic tool for reaching your goals.
In the summer of 2007, I was putting the finishing touches on a business plan for a brand new, freshly incorporated entity, HPJ Solutions Inc. After having worked in the world of large corporations as a young IT technician for more than 12 years, including a number of years in Europe, I gave myself the mission to help small and medium-sized Canadian companies access high value-added technological products and services.