3 Online Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits

3 Online Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits

Online fundraising has become increasingly popular in the digital age we live in. In fact, digital fundraising grew 13.5% from 2012 to 2013. But how does one create a successful online fundraising campaign? Here are a few secrets of online fundraising that can help you reach your goals: Have a Deadline The Network for Good Learning … Continue reading

4 Ways to Get MORE Out of Your Events

4 Ways to Get MORE Out of Your Events

  By: Alex Westlund Often times it can be difficult to pull off a successful fundraising event. Producing a fundraising event can take significant time, money and effort. It is important for your nonprofit to reap benefits from these events as they are such a large investment. Network for Good outlines 4 things to keep … Continue reading

Motivate Supporters to Take Action

Motivate Supporters to Take Action

Often in nonprofit and advocacy work come across people who are interested in the cause, but when it comes time to take action – they disappear. In his article published to Philanthropy New Digest, Derrick Feldmann gives some tips on how to turn interest into action. 1. Follow initial interest with personal outreach. After someone shows interest … Continue reading

Starting Your Journey on Social Media

Starting Your Journey on Social Media

For a first time user social media can seem a little overwhelming, especially if you are using social media to make a name for your nonprofit on the web. According to Nonprofit marketing guide, it is important for you as a person to explore the world of social media as a person before creating a … Continue reading

Do YOU Need a Major Gifts Attitude Adjustment?

Do YOU Need a Major Gifts Attitude Adjustment?

By: Samantha Tokarczyk For a majority of nonprofits, their major gifts program contributes a greater outcome for their fundraising budget’s dollar, costing only five to 10 percent for every dollar received, compared to 25 to 30 percent for annual or direct mail fundraising. For guidance on how to decide where to focus your restricted time … Continue reading

Turn Interest Into Action!

Turn Interest Into Action!

Lots of people start acting like they care about what you do, decide to follow you on social media, and sign up for your emails. But, when it comes to needing them to actually take action, they disappear. It happens a lot and fundraisers who struggle to encourage followers of their organizations into supporters. 1. … Continue reading

The Giving Tuesday Checklist

The Giving Tuesday Checklist

The biggest giving day of the year is Giving Tuesday, which happens after Cyber Monday. In 2014, more than 15,000 organizations participated in Giving Tuesday, raising $45.68 million. Last year alone 68 countries participated and total donations grew by nearly 63%, according to media cause. Below is a quick checklist to prepare your nonprofit for Giving … Continue reading

The Art of Brand Strategy

The Art of Brand Strategy

According to Philanthropy News Digest, a nonprofits brand strategy is vital when developing a website. A brand strategy is directly connected to a potential donor’s emotions, and needs. A brand strategy allows for a long term plan to be made for the development of a successful nonprofit. It allows an organization to express its mission, to … Continue reading