Five Productive Steps Towards 2019

Five Productive Steps Towards 2019 Philanthropy, in the form of nonprofits, is on the rise. The year 2019 will usher in new agencies with exciting causes and attractive, energetic branding, while those who prospered well in 2018 and those who did not, will be poised, ready to try different strategies. But no matter what phase …

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3 Ways To Update New Year’s Eve Fundraiser Ideas More Uniquely Online

Fundraisers go along with the holiday season like cookies and milk, but sometimes the same, tired platforms seem out of place in today's more modern, technologically driven society. Attending black-tie galas with silent auctions are becoming less unique, a thing of the past with more people than ever using social media platforms. Recent research reveals the majority …

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Beyond Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Giving Tuesday Sparks The Season

After you're stuffed like a turkey, shopped 'til you drop and clicked "Buy Now" on those online deals, it's time for the best day of the year: Giving Tuesday. This special day is the one time to set aside commercialism and consumerism and join a global giving movement. It's the moment those who are grateful for …

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No Turkeys Here: Thanksgiving Fundraisers Raise Awareness, Donations

Although the 1.5 million national nonprofits raise funds throughout the year, many find donors giving more generously during the holiday season; during the so-called "Giving Season," donors gave about 25% of their total donation dollars between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, and nearly half of all donors gave more during the holidays than the rest of the year. And …

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Creative Ideas For Your Next Fall Fundraiser

Coming up with fundraiser theme ideas that keep people interested can be uneasy. It doesn't have to be thoughtful and fancy, it just has to do the job. Easy fundraiser themes remain a terrific way to ensure your nonprofit succeeds. The four simplistic ideas listed below are great fall fundraiser themes, or maybe they can improve …

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Three Ways To Fundraise And Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story

Before the donors arrive at your door, checks (or online contributions) in hand to present to your nonprofit, donors need to know you. They want to know who you are, what you do, why you exist and where their money goes. Expressing the history of your nonprofit combines storytelling, photography, videography and statistics, all centered …

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6 Ways to Simplify Your Gala For Higher Revenue

For many nonprofits, a gala might seem like a must-have. You've been doing it for years, it makes your board happy, and all the other organizations are doing it. However, galas can be complicated, tedious-to-plan affairs that cause a big drain on staff resources. Such complex events can be stressful. Through gala revenue may seem …

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Fundraising For 2018: More Than Just Money

There are 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States, all trying to raise money for their causes and remain in business for more than just another year. While it's difficult to get an exact number of nonprofits that fail, between 15% and 20% fail to file formal dissolution papers with the Internal Revenue Service and simply fade away.  Competing …

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Five Fundraisers For Happier Holidays

"The holidays": the time period starting with Halloween and ending with New Year's Day. The two-month testament to overbooked schedules, overeating and overspending. A socially conscious holiday appeals to many people, tired of the brash commercial barrage of advertisements. Here are five fundraisers for your nonprofit that meet the needs of holiday shoppers and provide …

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