Category: Fundraising Tips

Your Fundraising Event Reflects Your Brand

Your Fundraising Event Reflects Your Brand
Most nonprofit organizations host fundraising events to raise money and awareness for their cause. There are several good reasons to host fundraising events. But what your organization may not realize is that the type of fundraiser you choose says a lot about your brand and organization.  Therefore, when planning your fundraisers, in addition to accomplishing your… Read More »
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Best Custom Printed Merchandise for Fundraising

Best Custom Printed Merchandise for Fundraising
Custom printed merchandise can help raise funds, boost awareness, and improve visibility for your nonprofit or charity. Capture supporter’s attention and make sure that your cause is at the forefront of people’s minds by providing eye-catching personalized printed products for sale. Organizations can now maximize donations by hosting a merchandise sales fundraiser with their very… Read More »
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How to Host a Livestream for Virtual Fundraising Campaigns

How to Host a Livestream for Virtual Fundraising Campaigns
Live streaming or (livestreaming) refers to online video streaming simultaneously recorded and broadcast in real-time. It is often referred to simply as streaming. Live streaming has gained popularity with nonprofits during COVID-19, as a means of hosting or enhancing virtual fundraising campaigns. If your organization is looking for new and innovative ways of reaching your… Read More »

Pledge Forms Drive Fundraising Success

Pledge Forms Drive Fundraising Success
If your organization is planning a peer-to-peer fundraiser such as a walk-a-thon, you may be looking for the best way to collect donations or pledges. Remember paper pledge forms? Countless successful peer-to-peer campaigns have used them to secure funds. While peer-to-peer websites have certainly made a strong place for themselves in peer-to-peer fundraising, there’s no… Read More »

Nonprofit Board Fundraising Strategies

Nonprofit Board Fundraising Strategies
Board members are a nonprofit’s most avid constituents. They support you in every aspect of your organization, and are expected to donate and fundraise as well. The goal of nonprofit board fundraising is for all of its members to give and help your organization grow. There are many ways that nonprofit board members can assist… 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 nonprofit 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 »

Why Your Organization Needs Nonprofit CRM

Why Your Organization Needs Nonprofit CRM
Nonprofit CRM and donor management software promote growth, sustainability, and structure for a nonprofit organization that is seeking to take its fundraising goals to the next level. While utilizing spreadsheets, various apps, and websites to handle your events and fundraising campaigns can be a good starting point for an organization, there comes a point when… Read More »

How to Create a Unique Nonprofit Brand

How to Create a Unique Nonprofit Brand
If you are just starting a nonprofit, chances are you’re creating a logo, mission, and nonprofit website – but you may not be considering your nonprofit brand. After all, isn’t branding for businesses and corporations? If you’re focused on your nonprofit mission, branding may not be top of mind. But don’t forget, the nonprofit world… Read More »

SEO for Nonprofits: 6 Steps to Get Started

SEO for Nonprofits: 6 Steps to Get Started
The world of search engine optimization (SEO) can sound intimidating to many non-profit and development professionals. After all, do you really need to worry about SEO for non-profits? With all of the other concerns in creating and maintaining a website, developing your nonprofit’s fundraising strategies, and focusing on your core mission, SEO can easily seem optional.… Read More »

Donor Retention Strategies for Nonprofits

Donor Retention Strategies for Nonprofits
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 10 Steps

How to Organize a Fun Run in 10 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 hard work. The good news is that when you invest sufficient preparation and energy, a fun run fundraiser can generate huge financial and public-relations windfalls for your school… Read More »

10 Ways to Make #GivingTuesday Successful

10 Ways to Make #GivingTuesday Successful
Its fall and year-end giving campaigns are 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 in #GivingTuesday.… 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 »
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