Posted in February 2016

Make the Most of Your Contact List

Make the Most of Your Contact List

In his article The Power of ‘The List’: 4 Ways to Maximize Your Contact List, Derrick Feldmann shares what he feels is the most important aspect of every fundraising campaign and how to strengthen it. The list is your database of names, phones numbers, and addresses of those involved in and with your organization. It … Continue reading

Keeping it Digitally Savvy

Keeping it Digitally Savvy

In this digital day and age, effective offline fundraising and communication just isn’t enough anymore. As discussed in Philanthropy News Digest, it is important for fundraisers to learn the ropes of digital communication to engage donors, and help stand out in the eyes of potential donors. Philanthropy News Digest helps us understand why all organizations should keep it … Continue reading

Keeping Your Nonprofit on the Up and Up

Keeping Your Nonprofit on the Up and Up

By: Nikko Ebbole The movie Spotlight was based on a true story, and featured an investigative journalism team faced with the task of exposing a string of child sex abuse by Catholic priests. It truly showed the power of the press. The movie was able to bring to light the often-forgetten fact that journalists serve … Continue reading

Training Your Attention Span

Training Your Attention Span

By Brittany Stinocher Adding social media to a non-profit can strengthen the organization’s brand. At the same time, managing social media platforms can contribute to one being overwhelmed and distracted. In 2013, studies found that humans had an attention span of 8 seconds. In comparison, a gold fish has an attention span of 9 seconds. According … Continue reading

Turning Annual Donors into Monthly Donors

By Anthony Lehnertz In the non-profit world, where great organizations require private support to operate, it is imperative that organizations have a steady and expected cash flow to pay for day-to-day expenses such as payroll and bills. So although non-profits appreciate a good annual gift, they often look over the fact that a monthly gift … Continue reading

Facebook Fundraising

Facebook today provides many opportunities to fundraise via the social media site. The key to utilizing Facebook for Fundraising is knowing how to use the site properly for philanthropic reasons. Network for Good’s Liz Ragland spoke with Daniel Morgan, Director of Communications of Project Healing Waters, a nonprofit that’s dedicated to veterans’ rehabilitation through fly … Continue reading