July Update: New Membership Report is Finally Here

WildApricot Updates July 27, 2020

Shawn Klerer

By Shawn Klerer

We’ve made it through more than half a year of uncertainty amidst the global pandemic. While it's impossible to predict the future, we can still prepare for what's to come with a solid strategy and plan. This month, we’ve announced the new membership report feature along with other resources to help your organization remain sustainable.   


Also in this month's newsletter:


Product update

Membership Reports

Have you ever wished there was a simple way to review your membership numbers for the past year? Do you spend time manually tracking your monthly membership numbers in a spreadsheet?  


With the new membership reports feature, you can see how your membership base changes over time and how this affects recurring revenue.


Learn more about the membership report


Or watch this video:


Update from the Support Team

New Quick Customization panel

From the Colors and styles screen, you can change the colors and fonts of elements that appear throughout your site. To make website customization faster and easier, the most customized settings now appear in a quick customization panel.  


From the quick customization panel, you can change site backgrounds, colors for selected text elements, and styles for selected gadgets. Any changes you make here will be reflected in the full colors and styles settings. 


To return to the full colors and styles settings, click the All settings option.  


For more information on the quick customization panel, click here


You can now undo and redo changes to your colors and styles settings.  

To undo your most recent change within the current editing session, click the Undo icon. 


You can undo a change even after saving or canceling the changes to your current editing session. You can even undo the Save, Cancel, and Reset all to default functions themselves. After undoing a change, you can use the Undo icon to undo the previous change.  


To redo a change after undoing it, click the Redo icon to the right of the Undo icon.  

Please note that you cannot undo or redo changes after leaving the current editing session. 


Limitations on clone sites

Setting up a clone site is a great way to test possible changes to your site without altering your actual site. However, remember that when we clone your site, we are not making an exact copy and any changes you make cannot be copied over to your live site. The differences between your clone site and your live site include the following:

  • Only one full administrator is copied.
  • Events are not copied.
  • Financial data, email logs etc. will not be copied.
  • The SiteAlbums folder is not copied
  • The cloned site is set up as a free Trial account for 30 days so you may encounter different restrictions from your existing site.

Learn more


37 Free Nonprofit Webinars for August 2020


Here are 37 free webinars that the internet has to offer to help you:

  • Raise funds for your organization online
  • Make the most of your nonprofit website
  • Recruit and engage volunteers using social media
  • Improve your organization’s budgeting process
  • And much more 

See what's coming up


Blog of the Month

Nonprofit Financial Planning: How to Create a Blueprint for Sustainability 


Proper financial planning and establishing sound accounting practices for your nonprofit are key to remaining sustainable. In this blog, we offer the steps you’ll need to secure the financial resources needed to execute your organization’s vision and mission. 


Read the full blog


Also, on the blog this month: 


Weekly Q+As

Targeted Impact: Helping Membership Organizations Thrive


Introducing Targeted Impact: Helping Membership Organizations Thrive. This bi-weekly Q+A session will see the best nonprofit experts answer your most pressing questions. We want to bring our community together during these unprecedented times and provide as much information and expertise as possible. Sign up now for the next Targeted Impact to connect and learn how to not only survive, but thrive, together. 


Date: Thursday, July 30 

Time: 3:00 PM (ET) / 2:00 PM (CT) 


Sign up now


Expert Webinar

Sean Kosofsky, Facebook Fundraising: 8 Expert Tips for Raising $10K+ On Facebook  


Facebook Fundraisers are easy to learn and use peer-to-peer technology to unlock fast unrestricted cash for your nonprofit. Nonprofits need new, ongoing, and sustainable revenue streams and this may be a solution. But there are secrets to unlocking lots of more revenue than casual users understand. Come learn the tips the experts use to unlock tens of thousands of dollars annually.   


Date: Tuesday, August 11 

Time: 2:00 PM (ET) / 1:00 PM (CT)


Sign up now



Strategy for Small Nonprofits, with Sarah Olivieri 

Sarah Olivieri is a nonprofit business strategist, #1 International Best-Selling Author, and former Executive Director. In Planet Leadership podcast, Sarah inspires smaller organizations to take risks, providing tips and best practices on creating membership programs, streamlining processes and more.  


Listen to the podcast


Meet the Team

Ellen Craig, Manager- Demand Generation 

Ellen Craig HeadshotHi all, I’m Ellen. I’ve been on the marketing team at WildApricot for just over two years now. My role is to manage all our advertising efforts and look after the WildApricot website. I attended and spoke at Personifest in Savannah, GA in 2019. I enjoyed the experience of meeting some of you face-to-face and hearing all about your organizations. The work each of you are doing is wonderful, and I’m honored to be part of a company that is dedicated to helping you.  

I grew up on a farm north of Toronto in Craighurst, Ontario. I moved to Toronto in 2017 after graduating from university. Living in a downtown condo is very different from life on a farm. In my free time, I like to sing in a choir and spend time outside. I have two cats and recently got a puppy. They are keeping me busy during these difficult times.   

My time at WildApricot has been such a blast, and I’ve made many lifelong friends and mentors along the way. I can honestly say working at WildApricot is as fun as it looks! 


Organization Spotlight  

This month, our featured organization is: 




ArtWalla is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and strengthening the Arts as an integral part of daily life, education, and economic development in the Walla Walla Valley. ArtWalla is dedicated to collaborative participation, Arts advocacy, and dynamic membership services. 


The organization does a great job of incentivizing people to support its COVID-19 recovery program by having a pop-up on its home page asking visitors to either donate, sign up for an online class, or attend a virtual art tour.     


Visit the website


The Membership Growth Report:

Benchmarks & Insights for Growing Revenue and Constituents

Get the report now!

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