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Follow This Sentence Structure To Effectively Communicate Fundraising Goals

During a campaign, communication is key. In fact, communication is key in most instances (relationships, operations, ordering at a restaurant) but I digress. Today we will talk about how to help your audience visualize the impact their donation can have within your organization and then how to communicate the results when a campaign has ended. […]

The Art Of Asking: 3 Tricks To Keep Donation Appeal Messaging Fresh

How many times can you ask the same supporters for help? Well the answer might come down to the specifics of how we frame donation appeal messaging. If we ask the same question ten times or use a vague call to action no different to the last, we risk sounding repetitive and unimaginative. When it comes to the art […]

5 Post-Giving Tuesday Strategies to Boost Your Year-End Impact

Seasoned nonprofits know that strong Giving Tuesday strategies are the foundation of fundraising success. They also know that engaging supporters after this high-traffic donation day is just as critical to achieving lofty year-end goals and sustaining their missions for the long-term. Data from Classy’s State of Modern Philanthropy report tells us that nearly one-third of all giving activity on […]

Ten Giving Ideas More Creative Than Cash

We’re approaching the most critical fundraising season for nonprofits. A lump sum cash donation with no designation would probably make your year-end giving dreams come true. But the reality is that the last year and a half has left many individuals and donors facing financial challenges and uncertainties. It’s important to not lose connection with […]

Countdown to GivingTuesday: 3 Tips for GivingTuesday Success

The last quarter of 2021 and GivingTuesday are sneaking up on so many of us this year. With all the shifting to a new normal—and yet another version of normal—planning tends to fall to the bottom of the priority list. We need to remember that having something planned for GivingTuesday is better than having nothing planned. The great thing is that your […]

12 Fall Fundraising Ideas Inspired by the Back-to-School Season

A change in season means new fundraising opportunities for your nonprofit. Spring, summer, winter, and fall each open the door to unique occasions and celebrations. Even football season comes with its own set of activities. Fall is an advantageous time for nonprofits because students are heading back to school. This provides a chance for your organization to rally supporters around your cause […]

What to Consider When Picking Your Next Fundraising Event Theme

Many organizations are re-inventing themselves and their events after the COVID-19 pandemic. Because the whole world was tilted on its axis in the last year and a half, if there was ever a time to try something new, it’s now. This can be an exciting opportunity, but it can also be overwhelming if you don’t […]

How To Build Relationships With A Storytelling Welcome Email Series

Turn New Supporters Into Strong Supporters First impressions are important. A donor’s first experience with your organization should be a good one as it can be the difference between turning them into a repeat supporter or someone who gives once and never again.  Studies show that donor retention is one of the best ways to […]

Tips for Peer-to-Peer Fundraisers

The top three things to do after making a fundraising page Start by making a donation to your own fundraising page. Other people are more likely to donate to your page when they see that someone has already contributed. Donating some of your own money also demonstrates to potential supporters that you are serious about helping […]

How to Source the Right Donation Match Partner for Your Nonprofit

Donation matching is a powerful way to inspire your supporters to give. While many nonprofits think of donation matching as a year-end effort or something for which you need a major corporate sponsor, sourcing the right matching partner can happen year-round and leverage a variety of partners. In this post, we’ll walk you through the different […]

6 Summer Fundraiser Ideas for 2021

Is your organization in the process of planning a summer fundraiser? While fundraising during COVID times seems challenging, having an engaging and accessible event is still possible. Plenty of options are available—from outdoor events to virtual fun. Many traditional fundraisers can also be tailored and still work with social distancing. Here are six pandemic-friendly fundraiser […]

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