Menu

Category: Fundraising Tips

Nonprofit CRM Demystification

Nonprofit CRM Demystification
A Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) database for your organization is now affordable and easy to use with new nonprofit CRM technology leading the way. Best practices have fundraising websites, donor management CRMs and nonprofit websites housed under one roof. In this way, they talk to each other and share your constituent information. Building Relationships with… Read More »

Mastering The Art of the Fundraising Ask

Mastering The Art of the Fundraising Ask
Effective fundraising strategies are pivotal to the long-term sustainability of non-profit organizations. One of the pillars of a successful non-profit fundraising strategy is having a committee that masters the fundraising ask. Sometimes this is referred to as the art of the fundraising ask among development professionals, as it is indeed an art form. While the… Read More »

How To Start a Successful Nonprofit: Next Steps

How To Start a Successful Nonprofit: Next Steps
Last week we wrote about Starting a Nonprofit 501c3: The Essential Guide. This week we continue with Part 2, How To Start A Successful Nonprofit: Next Steps. By now you have state and federal approval to begin the work of your new nonprofit organization. What’s next? Create an Interesting Newsletter To create a following of… Read More »

Creating a Unique Nonprofit Brand

Creating a Unique Nonprofit Brand
What exactly is the importance of branding for nonprofits? Is your organization’s brand clear to your constituents? How strong is your nonprofit’s brand? What are you doing to improve your nonprofit brand? These questions are important ones for nonprofit development staff to consider. Your brand is how donors recognize you and part of why they… Read More »

Donor Retention Strategies for Non-profits

Donor Retention Strategies for Non-profits
Sometimes we focus so much on hosting fundraising events and finding new donors that donor retention is overlooked. Yet keeping and cultivating current donors is easier and more effective than searching for new donors. Donor retention is about getting to know your donors, appealing to them and keeping them coming back for more. How to… Read More »

7 Holiday Fundraising Campaigns

7 Holiday Fundraising Campaigns
Let the joyous holiday season add a dose of creativity to your fundraising efforts. Holiday fundraising does not have to be boring, and indeed should be rewarding. Put on some Christmas music and be inspired by 7 holiday fundraising ideas with a fresh spin, and put your own magic into them. Holiday fundraising shopping website… Read More »

How to Organize a Fun Run in 11 Steps

How to Organize a Fun Run in 11 Steps
If you have been tasked with organizing a fun run fundraiser, prepare yourself for a big adventure! Planning and executing any peer-to-peer fundraising event is not a job for the timid. It’s hard work and, if it’s not done well, it can quickly become overwhelming. But, here’s the good news; when you invest sufficient thought,… Read More »

10 Ways to Make #GivingTuesday Successful

10 Ways to Make #GivingTuesday Successful
With fall in full-swing, year-end giving campaigns are also in full-on planning and execution modes. The final quarter of the year is one of the most important times for nonprofits to raise the critical funds for their mission. One way to spread the word about your work, while raising money and awareness is to participate… Read More »

Three Tips to Help Simplify Your Fundraising

Three Tips to Help Simplify Your Fundraising
If yours is like many other nonprofit organizations, there’s a good chance you don’t have the resources you’d like. Perhaps your budget is a little lower than you’d hoped and your support staff is non-existent, but yet you are tasked with creating a successful fundraising campaign. Don’t worry! These three tips will help you simplify… Read More »

Increase Efficiency with Fundraising Software

Increase Efficiency with Fundraising Software
In order to be successful in your fundraising efforts, you must be efficient. That means minimizing resources, lowering costs, and maximizing results. A fundraising campaign of the past may have required an entire team to plan and manage your fundraising event – where today, you might be able to accomplish the same thing with just… Read More »

How to Select the Right Fundraising Software

How to Select the Right Fundraising Software
If your nonprofit is hosting any kind of fundraiser, chances are you’re investigating various fundraising software options to help you manage your fundraising event more effectively. But how do you know what software is the right one for your fundraiser? Before selecting your software, determine the type of fundraiser you plan to host. This will impact… Read More »

4 Commonly Asked Questions When Planning a Fundraiser

4 Commonly Asked Questions When Planning a Fundraiser
Spring is a busy time for our customers – many are planning charity golf tournaments or summer walk-a-thons or a variety of outdoor fundraising events. As we’ve taken calls and assisted numerous clients with setting up their fundraising websites, we’ve found many people asking for additional fundraising resources. Because of these requests, we’ve put together… Read More »
productionea21