In the Ways of the Eagle: Re-inventing the Nonprofit


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In the Ways of the Eagle: Re-inventing the Nonprofit

Presented during Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals' 19th Eastern Africa Resource Mobilization Workshop. Mombasa, Kenya | December 3, 2012

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  • In the Ways of the Eagle: Re-inventing the Nonprofit

    1. 1. In the Ways of the Eagle: Re-inventing the Nonprofit Presented by Liz Ngonzi Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals:19th Eastern Africa Resource Mobilization Workshop Mombasa, Kenya | Dec. 3, 2012 @LizNgonzi
    2. 2. About me:
    3. 3. Organizations and people are reinventingeveryday…technology is helping to facilitate this change! @LizNgonzi
    4. 4. Telecoms Provider @LizNgonzi
    5. 5. Olympic Athlete @LizNgonzi
    6. 6. Social Revolution @LizNgonzi
    7. 7. Activist @LizNgonzi
    8. 8. Fundraiser @LizNgonzi
    9. 9. Donor @LizNgonzi
    10. 10. NGO @LizNgonzi
    11. 11. Changes in how we live our lives and communicateare necessitating reinvention of the NGO… @LizNgonzi
    12. 12. Donors are always on…are you?
    13. 13. This is how the US gives online @LizNgonzi
    14. 14. Mobile is animportant part ofKenyans’ lives @LizNgonzi
    15. 15. 10 New Ways to Tell Your Story and Raise Funds:1. Dashboards that provide transparency through impact reporting2. Crowdsourced fundraising platforms3. Mobile fundraising, service delivery and supporter recruitment4. Simplified websites5. Video storytelling6. Visual storytelling7. Amplify the event experience8. Leverage online retailers’ gift registries9. Create “coopetition” / unexpected partnerships10. Make use of local tech talent @LizNgonzi
    16. 16. 1. Demonstrate transparency by reporting impact
    17. 17. 2. Leverage online networks to “crowdsource” funds
    18. 18. 3. Mobile fundraising, service delivery and volunteer recruitment @LizNgonzi
    19. 19. Mobile tablets provide unexpected opportunities to fundraise @LizNgonzi
    20. 20. Your organization’s online donation page can be “mobileenabled” for smart phones
    21. 21. CheqOut mobile payment solution enables you toprocess donations during events
    22. 22. Follow me onMPrep brings education to the masses through SMS-based learning.
    23. 23. vinspired apps make it easy for volunteers to findopportunities to help you
    24. 24. 4. Simplified websites enhance donor experience
    25. 25. 5. Donors begin their search on Youtube..tell your storyon your own YouTube channel
    26. 26. 6. Visual storytelling helps to compel support
    27. 27. 7. Expanding your event experience increases support
    28. 28. Market your events through social media
    29. 29. A mobile app can enhance the attendee experience
    30. 30. A mobile app can enhance the attendee experience
    31. 31. Curate a crowdsourced summary of the online activity related to your event
    32. 32. Share photos from your event via social media @LizNgonzi
    33. 33. 8. Leverage Online Retailers’ Gift Registries @LizNgonzi
    34. 34. 9. Partner with other NGOs to create a unique giving opportunity
    35. 35. 10. Connect to iHub Nairobi’s tech talent tocreate solutions for you. @LizNgonzi
    36. 36. How are you going to tell your NGO’s story differently? @LizNgonzi
    37. 37. Emerging Trends On the Horizon: Industry ConsolidationAsante Sana! to Re-think Competition andRequiring OrganizationsCollaboration ? @LizNgonzi
    38. 38. LIZ NGONZI @LizNgonzi +1 732.208.3304 |