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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

Harbor Compliance Webinar Approved for CFRE Credit

Harbor Compliance Webinar Approved for CFRE Credit

Harbor Compliance Webinar Approved for CFRE Credit

Posted on December 20, 2019, by Kelly Loose in Nonprofit Compliance.

We are pleased to announce that beginning in 2020, Harbor Compliance has been approved as a Continuing Education Provider for Certified Fund Raising Executives (CFRE) International, and our webinar Charitable Solicitation: What does it take to be compliant has been … 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

3 Key Ways To Evaluate Your Nonprofit Consultant

3 Key Ways To Evaluate Your Nonprofit Consultant

3 Key Ways To Evaluate Your Nonprofit Consultant

Tim Sarrantonio
Posted on February 1, 2019, by Tim Sarrantonio in Nonprofit Compliance.

The consultant industry is big business, processing over $250 billion each year and growing. Consultants help identify a wide variety of business operational needs, but nonprofit-focused consultants make up 10% of the entire market.

And as it stands, there are … Read more

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