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Year-End Fundraising Starts Now

I remember what it feels like to be a fundraiser once mid-January rolled around. There are thank you letters to write, data to input, reports to analyze, but there is also a sense of calm. After all, the fundraising “busy season” was now behind us. January always provided a great, but fleeting sense of peace….

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Nonprofit Fundraising Consultants: How To Find, Hire, & Manage Expectations

Nonprofit teams are some of the most passionate, committed people in the workforce, but often they are overwhelmed. This challenge is widely known both within and beyond the nonprofit sector: nonprofits are often strapped for time, resources, and expertise. There are many innovative ways to approach these challenges, and one of them is strategically using…


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[Interview] Kivi Leroux Miller On Nonprofit Communications Trends In 2017

2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends On this episode we talk with Kivi Leroux Miller and we talk all about the insights in her newly released 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. In this report Kivi and her team tackle questions like: What do most nonprofit communications teams look like? What separates effective communications teams from less effective…

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2017 Fundraising Trends: 10 Opportunities For Nonprofits, Charities, & NGOs

Today it seems like the options for reaching donors are virtually unlimited. We can meet up for coffee, host an event, make a phone call, shoot out an email, blast a Tweet, post a video on YouTube, organize a Facebook LIVE event and the list goes on and on. It’s a far cry from the…


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10 Things All Fundraisers Should Do In February

If Gandhi’s phrase “The future depends on what you do today” is true, then we have some work to do this month. After all, February is often considered a “slower” time for fundraising professionals. Therefore, it’s a perfect opportunity to complete a lot of to-dos you simply can’t get to the rest of the year….

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How To Conduct An End of Year (EOY) Fundraising Review & Audit

Chances are, you’re still working through the chaos that was year-end fundraising. You’re probably also knee-deep in meetings to prepare your fundraising calendar, budget, etc. for the upcoming year. Yes, I know all too well just how exhausting the annual fundraising cycle is for you and other nonprofit professionals. However, there is a silver lining…


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How Testicular Cancer Foundation Uses CauseVox To Empower Fundraisers and Delight Donors

Fundraising is essential to any nonprofit organization. As organizations fight for donor interest, there are layers to the giving experience that must be improved or streamlined. No matter how noble your cause is, you will lose donors in 2017 if it isn’t as simple as possible to make a donation. Here are the top 6…

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What If You Can’t Give Donors What They Want?

A nonprofit I once worked with went through a recent organization-wide change. Instead of working toward abstract goals, they began to focus on impact. It was a necessary shift that many forward-looking nonprofits are making as well, but it threw some of their long-time, loyal donors off. The nonprofit had to field a ton of…


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7 Questions To Ask When Determining Your Fundraisers For This Year

It seems like only yesterday we were in the throes of the 2016 presidential election and Thanksgiving. And now, it’s 2017 and it’s time to start planning fundraisers for the next 12 months. Here at CauseVox, we realize that you’re just ending the busy year-end fundraising push. However, there really is no time like the…

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How To Develop And Maintain Your Fundraising Calendar

Seasoned fundraisers are well aware that fundraising involves a lot more than simply asking for donations. Donor cultivation takes a whole lot of time and resources. Managing this process can be difficult, especially if you are working on a team. It is sometimes hard to keep track of your correspondence with donors when it isn’t…