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Before coming close to achieving your fundraising goals as a nonprofit, you need to take the time to carefully develop an effective fundraising strategy. It is not enough just to hope that donors will give to your organization: without an in-depth understanding of...read more
We enjoyed being a part of last month’s Fundraising Strategies & Nonprofit Tech Carnival, and we’re happy to announce this month’s carnival will be hosted on our website!
The Nonprofit Tech Carnival is a roundup of resources all about a set theme, and its host rotates with each new theme.
The goal of each carnival is simple. We want to curate informative and actionable advice for fundraisers and nonprofit professionals looking to home in on their standard practices and learn more about the ever-growing world of nonprofit technology.
This month, the theme will be nonprofit staffing.
Learn more about the carnival and how to get involved…read more
How fundraisers find donors in ALL the right places. When an organization begins a fundraising effort, it tends to be special events. We dream up creative new ways to hold auctions, cook-offs, bake sales and golf outings. While these events bring people in our door – regardless of whether they are interested in our cause or not – we quickly learn the return on investment (ROI) for these events is low…read more
If you’re a modern fundraiser, chances are you’ve been faced with a donor base that’s always on the move. For one thing, your donors are scattered across the country. Not only that, but they’re also incredibly busy. They’re leading full lives: running PTA meetings,...read more
Did you know that peer-to-peer fundraising can actually be one of the best ways to raise money during your capital campaign’s public phase? In this article, we are going to focus on pairing peer-to-peer fundraising with the public phase of your capital campaign.read more
If you’re preparing for a capital campaign, then you’re probably becoming more and more aware of how much work goes into planning and running a fundraiser of this magnitude. Well, we’re here to tell you that there are ways you can keep your campaign on the right track. We have nine best practices to help you with your capital campaign.read more
Launching a capital campaign is like moving into a new home. If you want the transition to your new home to run smoothly, you’ll need to plan ahead. The same can be said of capital campaigns; a lot of preparation goes into them so that your nonprofit can reach or even exceed your goals.read more
Millennials, Millennials, Millennials!
What’s the big deal with Millennials? Has everyone forgotten about Generation X?
For a brief spell in the 90s, Generation X – my generation – dominated public interest and headlines as the hopeless “slacker” generation, originators of grunge rock and 70’s nostalgia. (Did you catch the “Brady Bunch” reference above?)read more
And what you can do about them now…
By Jen Pendleton, vice president, Aly Sterling Philanthropy.
If you’re like me, your inbox over-runneth with good intentions and unopened blog posts. I love this stuff but can’t get through all of it. Sometimes I just want someone to tell me what I need to know! If you agree, this is your lucky day! I’ve put together my own little forecast on nonprofit trends for 2017 – a summary of what you NEED to know as we march on forward to another exciting year.read more
Are you on track to finish strong in 2016 and begin 2017 with optimism and confidence?
For nonprofits, this means effective fundraising processes are in place, boards are productive and leadership is focused on your organization’s unique challenges and opportunities. Prioritize your next steps by answering the following questions about key Q4 focus areas for nonprofits…read more
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