From Summertime Fun To Back To School: Fall Into Fundraising

Summer break is the time of year most students and (at least some) parents look forward to, and although it ends at about the same time each year, the rush to the new school year surprises many families. The rush of doctor appointments, shopping, supply lists and new routines is a change from the relaxed …

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Tips for Effective Promotion of Your Donation Page

The conventional approach to running successful donation campaigns is having a great landing page and adopting the appropriate calls-to-action for each of these pages. If you want to generate traffic to your donation pages and increase your conversions, you should ensure that individuals are aware of your existence by adopting the right strategies that will …

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3 Best Practices for Using Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

In 2017, peer-to-peer fundraising programs raised nearly $1.45 billion. If you haven't given much thought about this method of fundraising, then you're losing out on a great opportunity to fund your organization. It basically involves asking for donations from your supporters who can invite their friends, colleagues, and family members to join the cause. But for …

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I Scream – You Scream: A Family-Friendly Fund-Raising Event To Spark Spring Donations

One of the many reasons why people support certain charitable events is because they're near and dear to their hearts. In some cases, fundraisers are associated with something almost anyone will identify with like those that benefit children. When I was in school there was a group of college-aged young adults reaching out to younger …

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How to Convert Supporters into Successful Fundraisers

The non-profit sector does not survive without donations from individuals and companies. Sure you may get big donors that contribute to an annual drive, but don't underestimate the collective individual. If they are passionate about the cause then they can convert that passion into bringing awareness to their friends, family, coworkers, and acquaintances. According to Giving USA, individuals …

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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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Keeping Your Winter Fundraisers Efficient and Effective

    Now that we are past the big spike in giving that tends to occur around the winter holidays, it is time to capitalize on momentum you built up during those months. This isn't always easy; a lot of people are feeling pinched financially after all the spending they did between October and December …

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Donors Now And Beyond: Fundraising For The Generations

The holidays and change of seasons is a time many charities use for a fundraising advantage, linking the fall and winter holidays and weather to themed nonprofit events.  Despite the 1.5 million nonprofits nationwide hosting at least one major event and several smaller ones, the need for funds frequently exceeds funds raised, and neither the desire nor …

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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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