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Uncover Donor Motivation With Focus Groups

Uncover Donor Motivation With Focus Groups

You all know that the key to fundraising is building and maintaining relationships with current and prospective donors. Focus groups are a great way to get to know your donors even better and find out what inspires them. Continue reading

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4 Ways to Motivate Story Collection

4 Ways to Motivate Story Collection

Nonprofits need great stories, but finding them can be a challenge. Here are four ways to put story collection at the front of everyone’s mind in your organization. 1. Ask for help. Acknowledge that you can’t do it alone and create a story team. Help your colleagues through the process of finding and developing stories, and … Continue reading

State of the Sector: 3 takeaways from the 2015 M+R Benchmark Study

Each year consulting firm M+R Strategic Services conducts a nonprofit study to identify industry standards for online fundraising, advocacy, and list building. The 2015 M+R Benchmarks Study, conducted in collaboration with the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), analyzed social media practices, website giving, and email fundraising practices from 84 nonprofits. Participating nonprofits were examined on eight categories: … Continue reading

What’s a BRIDGE Number and Why Should You Care?

What’s a BRIDGE Number and Why Should You Care?

Similar to the way a car’s VIN number reveals its history, so too could a nonprofit organization’s BRIDGE number. Launched on February 4, the BRIDGE Registry now has a search feature to find your nonprofit’s unique number. By combining the databases from the Foundation Center, GlobalGiving, GuideStar, and TechSoup, the Basic Registry of Identified Global Entities … Continue reading