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How To Integrate Your Nonprofit Event With A Crowdfunding Campaign

Events are a great way to rally your supporters in-person. But what about those donors that can’t make it? Or how about the people that don’t necessarily have the funds to give during the event itself but can at a later date? You may also have folks that have wandered onto your crowdfunding site, only…

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The Power Of Trust, Habit, & Loyalty In Donor Relationship Building

As a fundraiser, you wear many hats. You plan, you market, you sell. You collect money, manage volunteers and organize activities year-round. And your role is constantly evolving because the needs of your organization and the scope of your resources can vary year to year and sometimes even month to month. Through all the normal…


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Fundraising Appeal Best Practices: 5 Ways To Improve Your Next Appeal

People who support nonprofits get a lot of mail. Their email inboxes get pretty crowded, too. Whether it’s from you, or another nonprofit, it’s rare for a month to go by without at least a few fundraising letters popping up in the mailbox. With so many worthy organizations making so many asks, how do you…

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Focus – The One Thing That Will Ensure You Raise More This Year

Nonprofit leadership often means taking on the world, including attempting to solve every tiny problem along the way. While it may seem like each solution is a step toward reaching your organization’s ultimate mission, this do-it-all approach may actually be hurting your nonprofit. In our world of nonstop communication, where streams of information are coming…


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How To Actually Calculate Donor Retention (The Right Way) & 8 Essential Tips For Effective Donor Retention

Fundraisers spend a lot of time and money recruiting new donors to their nonprofits and charities. At first glance, you can’t deny that focusing some of your efforts on first-time donors is a great (and essential) strategy to bring fresh energy and new dollars to your cause. At the same time, it takes a lot…

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3 Ways Social Media Has Transformed Online Fundraising And How To Adapt

On any given day, I regularly sign in to Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn. I follow Twitter during big events (such as the presidential election) and send the occasional Snapchat. Like most internet users, I have between 5 and 6 social media accounts, 3 of which are used often. Nowadays, it’s safe to say that most…


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How To Raise Money For Charity: 5 Ideas To Get You Started

Chances are, there’s a cause you’re enthusiastic about. Yet, giving a donation just doesn’t seem like enough sometimes. Sure, you can volunteer and advocate for causes that you feel connected with, but you may still feel like you can do more. Thankfully, there is actually another way (a great way) for you help a charity…

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7 YMCA Fundraising Ideas To Raise Money From Members

Whether it’s for a quality workout, childcare, or swim lessons, YMCAs serve a big purpose for hundreds and thousands of people in communities across the US. But YMCA’s aren’t just a gym. They’re part of an organization focused on “building healthy spirit, mind, and body for all” which can include anything from nutrition classes to…


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Fundraising Letter: How To Write A Compelling Appeal (+ Examples)

As the year comes to a close, many nonprofit organizations are developing their year-end communications plans. While organizations are choosing to emphasize digital communication in their nonprofit marketing strategy, a compelling fundraising letter is still an essential part of your marketing mix. Fundraising letters give you a chance to tell potential donors your story, demonstrate…

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[Interview] Farra Trompeter On Nonprofit Communication Plans

How To Craft An Effective Year-Round Communications Plan On today’s episode we talk with Farra Trompeter, the VP of Big Duck. During our conversation, we talk about how a year-round communications strategy can improve your fundraising at year-end and practically how do you go about crafting a plan that fits your organization’s goals. Additional resources:…