Best Practices for Giving Tuesday

What are Giving Days?  A Giving Day is a dedicated day (usually 24 hours) that brings together fundraising, supporter engagement, social networks, and awareness to create a targeted multichannel campaign. One of the things Read more

Breaking Up with Your Old Dated Software? 5 Steps to Take Before Implementation

Without an implementation plan, your organization could be rolling out big changes with no clear direction leading to stressed-out employees and inadequate outcomes. Here are some steps to take before your implementation Read more

Thinking of leaving Luminate Online: What to consider

Many organizations have been saddled with outdated, proprietary legacy systems that deliver as many nonprofit technology challenges as they do solutions. With Blackbaud ending support for Luminate CRM this summer, many Read more

Tips for Choosing a Nonprofit CRM for Your Organization

Running a nonprofit is difficult enough without keeping track of donors, streamlining fundraising, and managing your donations. Doing all those critical tasks by hand or using generalized software is possible, but it’s not Read more

Using Business Automation at Your Nonprofit Organization

Nonprofits investing in automation have increased in the last few years due to the pandemic. Organizations are working smarter not harder with fundraising platforms that free up time to focus on more strategic initiatives. Read more

The Power of Positive Leadership

Leadership is much more than providing direction and guidance to team members, as well as training and delivering feedback . It's a job that requires hard work and a diverse set of abilities. If you’re a leader, you know it Read more

Beyond Affinity Groups: Ways to Appeal to Younger Donors

Organizations that adopt a next generation-driven donor engagement strategy can expect a whole new level of participation as this generation brings their personal connections and passions to the causes they care about. Read more

Current Trends in Philanthropy 

Here are some of the biggest philanthropy trends to watch out for this year, along with tips on how to leverage the trends t o strengthen your fundraising strategies .   Read more

Values Matter: Core Values and What They Mean

StratusLIVE focuses on three core values: excellence, integrity, and innovation. In all aspects of business, whether in creating new enhancements for our Nonprofit CRM or Online Giving platforms or in the content we produce Read more

[REPORT] The Nonprofit Overhead Disconnect

The nonprofit overhead debate rages on as organizations and their rating agencies take a closer look at what it means to be an effective nonprofit.  In 2013, three major agencies that evaluate and serve the nonprofit Read more
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