Cinching the Belt: How nonprofit organizations are weathering the recession

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How is your nonprofit organization dealing with the recession? According to recent studies, nonprofits are finding a lot of help with open source CRM products that help with donor fundraising, nonprofit marketing, and basic organization.

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Cinching the Belt: How nonprofit organizations are weathering the recession

  1. 1. <ul><li>How Nonprofits are Weathering the Recession </li></ul>
  2. 2. Surviving on Less <ul><li>Americans gave $307.65 billion, a 2% annual drop. </li></ul><ul><li>There are currently 1.5 million nonprofits in the U.S. </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 90% expect 2010 to be as difficult or more difficult than 2009 ; only 12% expect 2010 to be financially easier for their organizations. </li></ul><ul><li>80% of nonprofits anticipate an increase in demand for services in 2010; 49% expect to be able to fully meet this demand level. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Double Down <ul><li>While many nonprofits may be considering cutting back on fundraising, the opposite is actually true . </li></ul><ul><li>It is crucial that fundraising take center stage. Hard times mean there is more need for these nonprofit services , therefore more strain is put on nonprofit organizations. </li></ul><ul><li>Donor cultivation, new leads, new events and creative funding sources are the life lines for struggling nonprofits . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lemons to Lemonade <ul><li>Watching the stock market crash and surge can put a sour taste in anyone’s mouth but not all industries are cutting back. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on creating new relationships with thriving parts of the economy such as the health care industry. </li></ul><ul><li>Always keep up to date with who is doing well by reading business journals and watching the news. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Cut with a scalpel not a machete <ul><li>Cost cutting is inevitable but it has to be smart. Avoid making hasty slashes to the balance sheet that may affect long term viability. </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminating proprietary software and going with third party, tech supported CRM, like Orange Leap , will save time, money and free up much needed resources . </li></ul>
  6. 6. Orange Leap Click here to get a FREE Demo of Orange Leap On Demand <ul><li>Orange Leap On Demand is the first “active CRM” ” (CRM is constituent relationship management) that brings the power of automation that manages the relationships between Fortune 500 consumer brands and their customers (think Amazon.com). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Holds all constituent contact information, gift history, and constituent attributes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Processes all gifts and financial interactions with constituents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manages all fundraising, marketing, and communication processes with constituents </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. The Orange Leap Difference <ul><li>Save money through less manual work by your staff members. </li></ul><ul><li>Orange Leap on Demand is set up with business rules automation to do the work of several donor development staff members who are used to the burden of manually pulling data and running reports </li></ul><ul><li>This time savings allows your donor development staff to do what they do best: fundraise. </li></ul>
  8. 8. More Information <ul><li>Orange Leap “Where nonprofits rise and shine” </li></ul><ul><li>13800 Monfort Drive Suite 220 </li></ul><ul><li>Dallas, Texas 75240 </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/OrangeLeap </li></ul><ul><li>http://companies.to/orangeleap/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.linkedin.com/companies/orange-leap </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/orangeleapdfw/ </li></ul>“ We chose Orange Leap over other solutions because its feature set is second to none, especially for the price.” - Nick Ellinger, VP of Strategic Outreach of Mother’s Against Drunk Driving

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