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DIY Fundraising: How To Activate Supporters To Fundraise Year-Round

“Fundraising on your own schedule, anytime, anyplace,” sounds like a great way to entice your supporters to participate in peer-to-peer fundraising efforts, right? But is this fundraising technique feasible and does the financial outcome outweigh the time commitment? Simply put, yes! In fact, DIY (do-it-yourself) fundraising is a strategy nonprofits of all missions, sizes, and…

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Monday Mixtape 011: Nonprofit Crisis Management & PR Strategies

Monday Mixtape 011: Nonprofit Crisis Management & PR Strategies Here’s your Monday Mixtape, a weekly newsletter from CauseVox designed to jumpstart your week, challenge your thinking, and inspire you to keep at it. Each week, we’ll hand-pick must-read articles, thinking, resources, and stories for nonprofit fundraisers and leaders and drop it in your inbox. Have suggestions or questions?…


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Monday Mixtape 010: Nonprofit Burnout, Focus Strategies, & Mythical Creatures

Monday Mixtape 010: Nonprofit Burnout, Focus Strategies, & Mythical Creatures Here’s your Monday Mixtape, a weekly newsletter from CauseVox designed to jumpstart your week, challenge your thinking, and inspire you to keep at it. Each week, we’ll hand-pick must-read articles, thinking, resources, and stories for nonprofit fundraisers and leaders and drop it in your inbox. Have suggestions or questions?…

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6 Annual Giving Campaign Ideas & Best Practices

Having worked at a nonprofit that raised a majority of our funds with an annual campaign, I know first-hand how powerful a strong annual giving campaign can be. I’ve seen first-time donors become recurring donors. I’ve noticed a positive response from donors after they see the difference their gift helps make in the community over…


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6 Spring Fundraising Ideas to Enhance Your Relationship With Current Donors

It’s spring! The daffodils are blooming, the Kentucky bluegrass is coming in, and the winter jackets are headed toward the back of the closet. You’re finally done with your year-end giving analysis and follow up. It’s possible you’re even gearing up to close out your fiscal year before June 30th rolls around. Before you know…

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Monday Mixtape 009: Donor Appreciation and Cultivation Tips

Monday Mixtape 009: Donor Appreciation and Cultivation Tips Here’s your Monday Mixtape, a weekly newsletter from CauseVox designed to jumpstart your week, challenge your thinking, and inspire you to keep at it. Each week, we’ll hand-pick must-read articles, thinking, resources, and stories for nonprofit fundraisers and leaders and drop it in your inbox. Have suggestions or questions? Let…


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#18NTC: A Fundraiser’s Guide To Getting The Most Out Of NTC

It’s time for the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference! On April 11th- 13th, professionals across the nonprofit tech sector will gather to learn about the latest tech-related developments, build new skills, and network with their peers from across the country and the world. Are you going? If so, we’ll see you there! Regardless of whether it’s…

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Customer Story: Casa Congo Uses Crowdfunding to Raise $20,000 for Conservation in Nicaragua

Casa Congo is a new organization that seeks to empower communities through conservation. Tourism can be a blessing and a curse to developing areas. It can improve local economies but often devastates local ecology. A sustainable approach to development protects both people and the planet. This year Casa Congo will begin construction on their School…


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Customer Story: Junior League of St. Petersburg’s Little Black Dress Initiative

As the Junior League of St. Petersburg quickly learned after running a stellar peer-to-peer fundraising campaign, amazing fundraising results don’t always mean you have a phenomenal fundraising experience. When a fundraising website isn’t laid out properly or isn’t user-friendly, both your fundraisers and donors suffer. When it was time to run their 2017 Little Black…

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Want to Send Better Emails? Be More Personal.

For almost all of our clients and most nonprofits for that matter, email is the most valuable source for online donations so we’ve been kind of obsessed with figuring out how to send great emails (once you’ve acquired them, more on that here). If I had to sum up our findings from experiments and experiences…