Securing Memberships Creates Growth Potential

Your nonprofit may be solid and maintaining a steady pace, one which is meeting your expectations. If this is the case, then we sincerely congratulate you! However, we cannot encourage you enough to not only secure that success, but to also consider what taking your expectations to the next level looks like.  Just like your …

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Winter Fundraising: Get The Money Moving!

This winter's snow, slush, relentless wind and ice storms drive everyone indoors to the comfort of the couch, cozy slippers and catching up on TV shows. But it's also the perfect time for your organization to host a fundraising event. You have a captive audience, driven indoors by the chill and going stir-crazy with inactivity. …

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3 Tips to Make Your Social Media Profile Stand Out

Social media is the place to be if you want to attract new, young, and innovative donors and volunteers for your organization. With the tools sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat have created, your organization can reach a wider audience than ever! And the best part is that it's free. With the overwhelming amount …

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How to Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story with an Awesome About Us Page

Whether you are starting a nonprofit or wanting to revamp your website, one page you must have is an awesome About Us page. All too often, this is one page that gets ignored when creating any website. Research, however, has shown that this may very well be the most important page for readers to your site. You …

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Secrets to a Successful Peer-to-Peer Campaign

  If your nonprofit is like most others, it always seems as if the staff is too small to generate enough funds. The obvious answer? Expanding your fundraising capabilities through peer-to-peer campaigns. Why peer-to-peer? Donors typically think of giving as charitable acts in support of a nonprofit's mission—and that absolutely is the case. In practice, …

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Get Your Board Engaged in Making a Difference

  All nonprofit organizations have experienced, at one time or another, the challenge of inspiring  Board members to engage—or re-engage—and help raise funds. Let’s start by noting the obvious: the NPO’s chief executive would benefit by first taking a step back to identify possible reasons for lackluster engagement, particularly if a low level of engagement …

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5 Unique Holiday Fundraising Ideas

For many people, holiday time is giving time. Start thinking about ways your organization can capitalize on that giving spirit. Here are 5 unique holiday fundraising ideas. Day After Thanksgiving Bowling Fundraiser. The day after thanksgiving many people are looking to get out of the house and get some exercise. Not everyone wants to go shopping and …

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4 Ways to Quickly Cover the Cost of Your Fundraising Software

You need to spend money to raise money. Every nonprofit organization knows that modified adage is true. Fundraising software expedites your efforts, but the most sophisticated tools — donor management, accounting and marketing integration, etc. — tout at least a small fee. That fee is easily recouped by the platform's capabilities, but we get it: …

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5 Tips to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page

Social Media is absolutely everywhere, and it's not going away anytime soon. For those of us involved in Non-Profit Organizations, social media can feel like a huge hassle that takes time away from our cause. It doesn't have to be that way. In fact, by taking advantage of some of the functions a site like …

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