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3 Tips To Running A Wildly Successful Recurring Donation Campaign

At CauseVox, we know that it takes more than a couple fundraising campaigns to meet the ever-growing financial needs of the average nonprofit or charity. Thankfully, there’s an effective way to bring in enough money to support your organization over the year and it doesn’t involve an annual campaign. Think about integrating a recurring giving…


6 Lies Many Small-Shop Nonprofits Believe

Below are 6 “lies” that I’ve seen in action at different small-shop nonprofits in one form or another. Can you identify with any of these?   1. “My board members know best how to fundraise.” Board members are a great and necessary part of a successful nonprofit. However, sometimes they think they know best how…


Donor Acquisition Dos and Don’ts

Donor acquisition is a puzzle most nonprofits struggle to solve — how do you bring in new, quality supporters without spending a ton of money? With attrition at an all-time high, donor acquisition is critical to fundraising success. Donor acquisition is important to offset attrition According to DonorTrends, 99 donors are lost for every 100 donors gained….

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What We Can Learn from Finnish NGOS About Resilience

Earlier this month, I was honored to receive an invitation from the US Embassy in Finland and State Department to teach workshops in Finland for NGOs, Fulbright Finland, Womens Groups, Multi-Cultural Nonprofits, Youth Groups, and a network of Finnish-American Societies as shown in the photo above.    I had an exciting and busy week of…


Why Healthcare Nonprofits Need Analytics-Driven Fundraising

Few industries have seen as much change in the past decade as healthcare. And because the forces shaping the industry are so varied—shifts in the regulatory environment, the evolution of technology, changing consumer needs and expectations—it can be hard to keep up, much less stay ahead. Savvy healthcare nonprofits and foundations have identified a bright spot…

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Purchasing Fundraising Software: A Small Shop’s Guide

It’s inevitable that as your organization continues to gain momentum and supporters, you’ll have to think about purchasing nonprofit fundraising software. From researching products, to talking with vendors, viewing demos, and pitching to the board, buying fundraising software can be an intensive and overwhelming process. Since nonprofit software plays such a key role in successful…


Bloomerang Named to 2017 Nonprofit FrontRunners Quadrant

Bloomerang has been named a leader in the 2017 FrontRunners Quadrant for Nonprofit Donor Software from Gartner Methodology. Though over 260 Nonprofit Donor Management products were evaluated, only 25 systems were listed as FrontRunners. Those with the top scores for their capability and value made the quadrant. Scores are based largely on reviews from real software users, along with other…


Early-Bird Registration Open for BloomCon 2018 in Phoenix!

Looking to up your fundraising game in 2018? Early-bird registration is now open for BloomCon, a unique conference for nonprofit fundraisers, consultants and Bloomerang users. This year, Adrian Sargeant, Claire Axelrad, Kivi Leroux Miller and Kent Stroman will share the latest research and best practices that will help you unlock the potential of your development…


Building connections to change lives

August 16, 2017 Building connections to change lives Impact from cohort 2 of the Digital Inclusion Fellowship By Drew Pizzolato Share this post From July 2016 to July 2017, we were fortunate to work with an incredibly hard-working and dedicated group of Digital Inclusion Fellows. This group, the second cohort of the Digital Inclusion Fellowship…

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Step-by-Step Guide: Nonprofit Walking Meetings

Earlier this week, I was honored to do a webinar for Soapbox Engage about self-care and bringing a culture of wellbeing into the nonprofit workplace based on The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout. And surely given events of this past week, we all need to continue to practice a little self-care and…