5 Ways to Keep Your Fundraising Strategy Fresh

If you’re looking at your organization’s fundraising strategy and trying to find areas where you can improve it before the year-end rush, you’re in luck! With each new year comes improved technology and plenty of new ways to enhance your fundraising. Whether you’re planning to launch more campaigns or looking for the right software, you […]

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3 Big Ways Artificial Intelligence Impacts Nonprofits

The Oxford English Dictionary defines artificial intelligence as the “theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.” According to the Brookings Institute, nonprofit organizations are showing a surging interest in tapping into the capabilities of not only artificial intelligence […]

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Nonprofits Beware: You Can Get Hacked Too

As a nonprofit, you have a mission, and that’s usually a contribution or benefit to society, people, the environment, animals, or some other cause. Whatever it is, you provide a service without the reward of big profits. You’re humble. What you make is funneled back into programs, staff, and projects. So, you’re safe from hacking, […]

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5 Tech-Savvy Fundraising Strategies for Your Next Event

One of the most tried and true fundraising strategies for most nonprofits is events. But are you getting the most out of your events? After all, the people who attend are your most important supporters. These people give you their time – something they’ll never get back. So how do you get more people excited […]

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Four Ways to Increase Online Giving Conversions

Building awareness and getting people familiar with your organization and cause is important—but to stay afloat, increase online giving conversions on your website to increase your bottom line and allow you to create a larger impact. Online giving is responsible for about 7% of total fundraising revenue per year and grows at a rate of about 8% per […]

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Staying on the Same Page: Communication Tools for Nonprofits

Communication is key. Whether you’re trying to coordinate with your team or reach out to current and potential donors, it’s important to stay on top of your game. Here are a handful of communication tools we’ve been using and raving about. External Communication Tools Sprout Social Sprout Social isn’t just for social media scheduling. It […]

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The 4 Questions Nonprofits Need to Address as They Make 2018 Tech Plans

As 2017 draws to a close and 2018 comes into focus, nonprofit organizations planning for next year should be thinking through their technology priorities. That can be a daunting task, but the most successful nonprofits have defined processes for making technology decisions. According to the Nonprofit Technology Network’s (NTEN) 10th annual “Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report,” 65 […]

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6 Technology Tips for Community Foundations to Engage Millennial Donors

Advancements in technology are accelerating the rate at which our world is changing, transforming the way people connect, learn, and engage with each other. In philanthropy, we have seen the shift from checkbook philanthropy to results-driven philanthropy. More and more donors want to give to the causes they care about most through the click of a button […]