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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A Comprehensive Guide To Fundraising Through Sponsorships: Part 2

Gaining corporate sponsors can transform any non-profit's fundraising efforts. However, identifying these corporate sponsors and earning their support is a significant challenge. The following is the second tool for earning these valuable sponsorships. To read about the first tool, go back to Part 1. Tool #2: Identify The Association's Strengths It is essential for associations …

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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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Holiday Fundraising With A Special Touch

Christmas and New Years are the most celebrated holidays around the world. It is a time of love, unity, and family — a time to capture the feeling of belonging and the need for service. In a non-profit organization, it is essential for leaders to foster love and family during the season of Christmas. They must exemplify to …

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4 Steps to Increase Holiday Fundraising

This holiday season (also known as "The Giving Season") is the perfect time to expand your fundraising efforts. According to a GuideStar Survey, over 50% of nonprofits receive the bulk of their contributions between October and December. People are feeling charitable. They are busy shopping for meaningful gifts. Minimalism is all the rage. (Who needs more …

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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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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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Use Fundraise Now And Finance Your Non-Profit All Year

When donors and nonprofits consider fundraising events, it's usually the big, glamorous eventswith business sponsorship and media coverage that generate the most interest and largest checks. But the small-scale events away from the bright lights and public relations announcements generate funds to run your organization every day, and deserve equal attention. These donors host small gatherings …

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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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