Fall into Fundraising with These Creative Seasonal Events

Even though the weather may be getting colder, that doesn't mean that donations have to go on the freeze. When it comes to engaging supporters -- both current and prospective -- seasonal events can provide engaging ways to grow relationships and dollars. Below are three creative fundraisers that can help you drive revenue this fall …

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Why Memberships Are Important As a Lifeblood for Organizations

Memberships are the lifeblood of organizations, especially non-profit ones—because unlike regular corporations, they do not have stockholders. It is the member donations that keep the organization thriving as members donate their money, time and knowledge. These members range from individuals and small business owners to large corporations and lobbying groups. For these members, being part …

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Non-Profit Trends: To Understand Recurring Giving, Look at Gen Z

Recurring giving to nonprofit organizations isn't new, but increasingly it is included in lists of burgeoning "trends." One key to understanding how such giving can succeed is to ask why the trend is growing. Giving a predetermined amount automatically (most commonly, monthly), similar to a credit-card payment, appeals strongly to new generations, which each year …

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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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Getting the Next Generation of Donors Onboard

Sometimes it feels like the world of social media has made competition fierce for smaller non-profits. Large and established organizations might have the upper hand with name recognition, but they are often lagging behind with younger generations.  These next generation of younger and more active citizens wants to know exactly how their donation will make …

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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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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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3 Creative Ways To Encourage Peer-To-Peer Fundraising

     Peer-to-peer fundraising is a powerful tool, and one of the things that makes it so powerful is that it relies on the ingenuity of many people instead of just a few to come up with all the fundraising ideas. Once you have many individuals coming up with fun runs and novel challenges, you …

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What Groundhog? Spring And Summer Signal New Fundraising Season

It's the end of single-digit temperatures, muddy snow boots and staying indoors. Winter has a one-way ticket out and spring's advent means a new start for everything, including fundraising events. Winter is the shortest of the four seasons, but it seems like the longest when outdoor time and activities are limited. Your non-profit's best time …

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