February, 2024

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Human Resources for Nonprofits 

Wild Apricot

Learn the key responsibilities of HR in nonprofits including staffing, compensation, benefits, training, culture, and employee relations. Discover best practices for nonprofit human resource management.

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Association Brain Food: 2.16.24

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Competition-beating strategies. Impexium shares seven strategies to differentiate your association from the competition in 2024. A few common themes I spotted: emphasizing what makes us and drives us as humans, taking advantage of AI and data, and extending your reach beyond the usual suspects.

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Shift from Transactions to Relationships with Learning Subscriptions

WBT Systems

When a speaker’s topic gets the audience excited, the conversation in the chat box flows by too quickly to read.

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Create a Winning New Member Strategy in 3 Easy Steps

Association Analytics

It’s no secret that growing membership is hard. When you’re working with limited resources it can be a struggle to both get new people in the door and then keep them there once you do. Not surprisingly, a 2020 report from Wild Apricot showed that 68% of organizations have difficulty growing membership. What’s slowing these association’s down? Besides facing competition from free online sources of continuing education and mentorship, it can also be a challenge for associations to communicate thei

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Increase Member Value with Modern Training Experiences

Unlock the potential of your membership association by prioritizing modern member training experiences. In this white paper, we discuss the infrastructure behind an excellent learner experience for members, and how a modern upgrade can turn into major retention gains down the road. You’ll gain insights from real-life examples and identify and address common UX blind spots that may be undermining your current training initiatives.

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The power of investing in employee growth

The Association 100

In the latest episode of The A100 podcast , we delve into the transformative power of professional development within associations. Our O&U hosts explore how continuous learning and growth opportunities aren’t just beneficial, but essential for employee development, recruitment and retention. They discuss the impact of professional development on organizational culture, employee satisfaction and the broader association industry.

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The Ultimate Guide to Legacy Gifts  

Wild Apricot

Unlock a lasting impact with legacy giving! Learn why it's crucial, set up a sustainable program, and master the art of soliciting and building successful legacy gifting programs.

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Association Brain Food: 2.9.24

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Employers’ job market. TopClass LMS suggests putting a new spin on your membership and education marketing. In this employers’ job market, it’s tougher for members, customers and prospects to find a better position. Make them aware (or remind them) of the positive impact association membership and education can have on their careers.

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How to Build DEI into Your Association’s Educational Strategy

WBT Systems

DEI is a business imperative that’s not going anywhere. But it calls for intentional, strategic thinking and action. You can’t just throw the jargon around.

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Preparing for the Generational Shift: How Associations Can Cater to the Growing Gen Z Workforce

Association Adviser

The impending generational shift in the workforce, with Gen Z poised to surpass Baby Boomers in early 2024, according to a report from Glassdoor Economic Research, signals a significant transition that associations must acknowledge and prepare for.

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Here’s a Powerful Marketing Tool Designed for Associations

Show the Benefits of Membership to Your Toughest Prospects. Download this FREE infographic from GrowthZone AMS, Why Join an Association, and start using it as your go-to recruitment and retention marketing tool. Post it on your website. Use it in sales presentations. Or use it as inspiration to create your own version. Infographics have power. They're a quick read.

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Concrete solutions: How NRMCA drives industry innovation and sustainability

The Association 100

In the latest episode of The A100 podcast , Gregg Lewis, chief communications officer at NRMCA, delves into the innovative world of concrete, highlighting pivotal initiatives like “Build with Strength” and “Pave Ahead.” Lewis discusses the importance of storytelling in promoting industry advancements and sustainability efforts, underscoring the importance of effectively communicating value and impact.

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Nonprofit Staff Training: How to Create an Effective Plan

NXUnite

According to an Independent Sector report , 48.5% of nonprofits increased their staff workloads to meet rising demands for services last year. Your nonprofit’s staff members have a lot on their plates. To continue making a difference, they must stay on top of fundraising initiatives, dedicate time to outreach, follow up with donors, and more. As more community needs arise, it’s essential to equip your team with the tools, skills, and resources they need to streamline their roles and avoid burnou

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2024 Guide to Nonprofit Fiscal Sponsorship: Models, Agreements & More!

Wild Apricot

Nonprofit fiscal sponsorship supports emerging projects and organizations. Explore three different models and learn how to become a fiscal sponsor!

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Association Brain Food: 2.2.24

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Early-career microcredentials. If your association is looking for a sure-fire way to attract young professionals, TopClass LMS has the answer: early-career microcredentials. Microcredentials and digital badges help young professionals differentiate themselves from peers and acquire the skills they need to get hired and promoted.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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In an Employers’ Job Market, It’s Time for New Marketing Messages

WBT Systems

Over the past year, the job market has changed. No longer a job hunters’ market, it now favors employers.

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Data Bites Newsletter

Association Analytics

The association industry's go-to source for cutting-edge insights and education about data and analytics.

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From underrepresentation to empowerment: Engineering a more inclusive future

The Association 100

In this special Engineers Week episode, Dr. Alexis McKittrick, president, Society of Women Engineers, unveils how SWE champions diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB). Addressing persistent challenges women in engineering face, from significant underrepresentation and a “leaky pipeline” to the gender pay gap, McKittrick provides actionable insights for fostering a more inclusive environment.

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The NXUnite Community Platform: Your Hub for Mission-Driven Networking and Learning

NXUnite

The NXUnite Community Platform: Your Hub for Mission-Driven Networking and Learning Introduction: We are thrilled to announce the launch of the NXUnite Community Platform! This dedicated space is designed exclusively for mission-driven professionals from nonprofits, associations, schools, faith-based organizations, healthcare institutions, and the vendors that serve them.

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5 Habits of Growth-Oriented Associations

We’ve identified the five defining characteristics of future-focused associations. Adopting these traits allows your organization to chart a course for long-term growth and success. Find out: Why some organizations are more adept at navigating and overcoming challenges facing all associations. The success formula for thriving associations, including a behind-the-scenes peek at some flourishing organizations.

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Engaging Association Members in Advocacy Initiatives: 3 Tips

Wild Apricot

Advocacy initiatives have the power to engage members and enact positive change. Learn how to encourage your association’s members to participate in advocacy.

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Association Brain Food: 2.23.24

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Join or Die. I’d love to see that phrase in membership marketing copy. But, seriously, has anyone seen the movie Join or Die yet? I’m hoping to somehow. Featuring Robert Putnam, author of Bowling Alone , it looks like a PSA for association membership. Learning subscriptions.

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A Scientific Approach to Education Programs Has a Positive Impact on Learners’ Job Performance & Career Advancement

WBT Systems

Why do people invest their time and money in education programs? Because they want to enhance their career prospects by improving their resume and job performance.

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Uncovering Tomorrow: Technology Innovations Transforming Associations

Association Adviser

In the dynamic landscape of today’s associations, technology plays a pivotal role in driving innovation, efficiency, and member engagement. As we navigate the digital era, cutting-edge technologies continue to shape the way associations operate and interact with their members.

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How to Design a Seamless & Personalized Digital Donor Journey

Speaker: Tim Sarrantonio

The average nonprofit uses five or more different software platforms to create their donor’s journey, making the experience clunky and disjointed. If you want to design a magical online giving experience for donors, making their journey as seamless as possible is key. In this webinar with expert Tim Sarrantonio, you’ll learn the fundamental steps to create an immersive and personalized online giving experience for your donors.

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Building your success crew: Inside the Women’s Executive Forum experience

The Association 100

Many women, when asked who has helped them thrive and succeed, will credit a “crew” of friends, peers or mentors. The Women’s Executive Forum resonates deeply with attendees every year because it offers an instant “crew” – a full day immersed in a group of women association professionals invested in the collective success and well-being of every other woman in the room.

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Community Association Management Company Halves AP Processing Time

AvidXchange: Association Management

Property Management Systems, Inc. Property Management Systems, Inc. (PMSI) has delivered condominium and community association management services in northern Florida and southern Georgia for more than 30 years. The company currently manages more than 100 communities, providing a menu of service options including covenant enforcement, bookkeeping and vendor management.

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How the Kiwanis Club of Woodland Boosted Their Membership with WildApricot – Case Study

Wild Apricot

WildApricot has proven to be a transformative tool for the Kiwanis Club of Woodland, empowering the team to build a stronger online presence, streamline financial transactions, and greatly enhance communication.

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7 signs of a successful enterprise association

Nimble AMS

What sets a successful enterprise association apart from competition? A study conducted by McKinley Advisors found that successful associations take time to plan strategically. Study interviewees shared the importance of defined, long-term planning that encompasses the current and future state of the industry and organization. Perhaps you’re currently experiencing success and are looking for methods to maintain your organizational growth and exceed your future goals.

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Virtual Training, Real Results: Exploring the Potential of VR in the Workplace

Speaker: John Blackmon - CTO, CAIO ELB Learning

Did you know that (VR) training is becoming more of a mainstream strategy in the eLearning Industry? This learning modality has changed dramatically over the past 2 years, and several organizations have proven it has better results than traditional eLearning - but why and is it worth it? Join John Blackmon, CTO and Chief AI Officer of ELB Learning, and creator of CenarioVR and Lectora, for an honest look at data points and common myths — including needing a camera to get started or a headset to