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Online Giving and Other Fundraising Trends: 2020 Edition

Online Giving and Other Fundraising Trends: 2020 Edition

Online Giving and Other Fundraising Trends: 2020 Edition

Posted on March 11, 2020, by Steven Shattuck in Fundraising and Grants.

Nonprofits have a reputation of being behind the times in terms of the trends that emerge from year to year. However, if your nonprofit is able to keep up with these trends and incorporate them into your daily strategies, you’ll … Read more

Meaningful Event Networking: Matchmaking, Meetings, and More

Meaningful Event Networking: Matchmaking, Meetings, and More

Meaningful Event Networking: Matchmaking, Meetings, and More

Posted on February 28, 2020, by Maggie Greene in Fundraising and Grants.

Irrespective of industry, role, or personality, networking can be challenging— especially at events. The concept of networking is hardly new. It’s been around as long as people have identified the need to connect with others to build and nurture meaningful … Read more

How to Encourage Generosity by Making Donors Feel Safe

How to Encourage Generosity by Making Donors Feel Safe

How to Encourage Generosity by Making Donors Feel Safe

Abby Jarvis
Posted on February 20, 2020, by Abby Jarvis in Fundraising and Grants.

You know staying compliant with state and federal laws is an important part of keeping your donors safe. That’s why you spend time and energy registering with the states where you raise money, protect your donors’ data, and observe security … Read more

Trends in Grantseeking: Your Budget

Trends in Grantseeking: Your Budget

Trends in Grantseeking: Your Budget

Posted on December 20, 2019, by Ellen Mowrer in Fundraising and Grants.

With over 2,800 respondents, the data from the annual State of Grantseeking™ Report can help you to understand recent trends in grantseeking and to identify benchmarks to help you measure your own organization’s success. 

Most respondents (90%) applied for grant … Read more

Want to have a Successful Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising?

Want to have a Successful Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising?

Want to have a Successful Giving Tuesday and Year-End Fundraising?

Posted on November 26, 2019, by Lisa Kyler in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

2019 is coming to a close, which means your fundraising is ramping up, especially as the biggest donation day of the year approaches. We all know that day is #GivingTuesday, and it’s the best opportunity to close in on … Read more

Need New Donors? Meet Them Where They Are—Online

Need New Donors? Meet Them Where They Are—Online

Need New Donors? Meet Them Where They Are—Online

Posted on November 1, 2019, by Amy Gergely in Fundraising and Grants.

We’ve all seen the numbers by now. The increase in overall charitable giving is on the decline—from about 8 percent in 2017 to 1.6 percent in 2018. So is the number of new donors. And donor retention. 

These metrics, tracked … Read more

Fundraising Gamification: The Right and Wrong Time to Do It

Fundraising Gamification: The Right and Wrong Time to Do It

Fundraising Gamification: The Right and Wrong Time to Do It

Abby Jarvis
Posted on October 11, 2019, by Abby Jarvis in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

When planning a fundraiser of any kind, your nonprofit has lots of options for maximizing your fundraising potential and boosting engagement. One important method is incorporating fundraising gamification into your strategy.

What is fundraising gamification?

Fundraising gamification is a method … Read more

Fundraising for New Nonprofits: 4 Strategies to Get Started

Fundraising for New Nonprofits: 4 Strategies to Get Started

Fundraising for New Nonprofits: 4 Strategies to Get Started

Snowball Fundraising
Posted on September 17, 2019, by Snowball Fundraising in Fundraising and Grants.

Nonprofit fundraising is already difficult enough, but when you’re a new nonprofit, the job is much harder.

People like to see a track record of success before they invest their hard-earned money in your mission. Without an established brand and … Read more

7 Types of Software Your Nonprofit Should be Using

7 Types of Software Your Nonprofit Should be Using

7 Types of Software Your Nonprofit Should be Using

Pia Simeoni
Posted on August 21, 2019, by Pia Simeoni in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance, Software.

Nonprofit software may not be what drives your organization — that’s your mission. It’s not even what makes it possible to pursue that mission — that’s your staff. Instead, nonprofit software serves the crucial function of smoothing the pathway to … Read more

Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Charitable Registration Questions? Our Fundraising Compliance Guide Has Answers

Amanda Yeager
Posted on June 27, 2019, by Amanda Yeager in Fundraising and Grants, Nonprofit Compliance.

Fundraising compliance can be complex and most nonprofits have questions, whether they’re new or long-established organizations. You might be wondering how online fundraising impacts your charitable solicitation registration requirements. What should you know before hiring a fundraising professional to help … Read more

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