Strategies to Drive Member Engagement - April 29, 2016
Starting a nonprofit is intimidating—but what’s scarier is seeing it go. Between rules and complications, it might seem like the odds are stacked against your organization. With a dose of helpful knowledge, though, you can be equipped for whatever comes your way.
There’s a simple one-page form that can save you a ton of time and stress if your organization does some sort of legislative lobbying. Form 5768, more popularly known as the 501(h) election or the expenditure test, can do wonders for your lobbying efforts.
The purpose of a donor database is to enable and ensure the proper funding for your organization’s mission. Any and all progress made with new or tried and true donors starts with keeping a detailed donor database to better your lines of communication and increase your donor retention rates.
People give to people. It’s not such a bold, innovating statement—but it’s one we often forget. As fundraisers, it’s a statement that should be engrained in our heads.