Apps for Nonprofits:
What You Need to Know

It’s 2007. Steve Jobs has just walked off the stage, having delivered one of the most iconic—and seminal—presentations in business history. The iPhone now ushers in an era of mobile-first digital interaction. And, at the heart of this interactivity is the app. But that was 15 years ago. Are apps for nonprofits relevant? In this […]

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NTC 2022 Is Coming. Will We Be Your Favorite?

BCS Interactive is being considered to present a talk at the Nonprofit Technology Enterprise Network (NTEN) Conference this coming March, and we can use your support.  Close to 450 topics have been submitted from consultants, nonprofits and agencies across the country; the final list of topics is chosen by NTEN through a combination of internal committee input and […]

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The Three Elements of Nonprofit Digital Strategy

We hear frequently from organizations about their nonprofit digital strategy, and the conversation usually goes something like this: “We need to raise X dollars in donations in the next fiscal year, so we’re launching a Facebook Fundraiser and a crowdfunding campaign. What do you think?” or “We’re posting a new initiative on Instagram, Twitter and […]

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Design Thinking for Innovation in Purpose-Driven Organizations

In recent years, the concept of “design” in business has taken on a greater role than how it’s classically been defined (i.e., visual layout, graphics, branding, etc.).  As organizations realize the importance of user feedback in developing both products and services, an entire methodology–referred to as design thinking–has evolved.  Mission-based organizations can benefit from using […]

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3 Ways to Show Nonprofit Impact

3 Ways to Show Nonprofit Impact Last year, Network For Good asked 3,000 nonprofit donors what motivated them to give. The answers were enlightening, but not surprising. Some donors gave because they felt connected to the organization’s mission. Some gave because they trusted the organization to do the right thing with their dollars. And yet […]

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How to Choose a Fundraising Platform, Part One

If you’re a nonprofit decision maker, at some point you’ll have to consider (or reconsider) how to choose a fundraising platform for your organization. This can be a painful process. Over the last 10 years, there’s been an explosion of online fundraising products, tools and software. There are legacy systems, niche players and shiny new […]

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Your Mission in the Midst of Chaos

This week, I asked a friend and prominent non-profit consultant how he’s guiding his clients during the Coronavirus crisis. After sharing thoughts on specific work, he summed up with this: I’m telling them to lead with mission. Exactly. Your mission is your reason for existing as an organization. It’s the good you bring to the […]

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Using Digital to Cope with Crisis

Crisis Management for Nonprofits By now, the reality has set in that our lives will be disrupted significantly for the foreseeable future.  As a non-profit leader, you’ll bear an especially heavy burden as fundraising, networking and association events are postponed or canceled entirely.  But that doesn’t mean it’s time to despair. On the contrary, thanks […]

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How to Persuade Your Board to Invest in Nonprofit Digital Marketing

You’re a tireless advocate for your cause—the Executive Director on the front lines, overseeing countless projects and deadlines, or the Director of Development, committed to raising the funds to accomplish your mission. You’re doing all the right things, making the right connections, spreading the word far and wide, but you also know that your organization […]

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You’re Leaving Money on the Table. How to Apply for, Set-up and Keep Your $10,000 Google Ad Grant

Are you a nonprofit organization? Do you have a website? Well, then it’s time to apply for some free money from Google Ad Grants. Free money doesn’t exist, you say? Au contraire, my friends. Google Ad Grants awards up to $10,000 per month in in-kind AdWords advertising. I’m not sure you were paying attention – that’s $10,000 per month. […]

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