8 Steps to Build a Successful Year End Giving Campaign

With 30% of all annual donations occurring in December, year end fundraising is critically important for all nonprofits. Many things drive year end giving—people want to help others during the…


Plan Your Best #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by social media and collaboration, is an essential opportunity for all nonprofits. Whether your main goal is to raise awareness or to raise funds,…


Reengaging Lapsed Donors

When it comes to donor management, many nonprofits overlook their lapsed donors. Most focus on finding and securing new donors and nurturing relationships with existing donors to increase loyalty and…


The Top 5 Reasons Donors Lapse & How to Prevent Them

Successful donor retention is an important part of all fundraising strategies. Finding and acquiring new donors is vital and also hard. Every nonprofit has donors who lapse, discontinuing their…


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Improving Donor Retention – Why It’s Important and 3 Ways to Fix It

Why do donors stop giving? If you want your organization to last, you need to know the answer to improving donor retention. Of course, the solution may vary from organization to organization. But one…


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Are Your Board Members Your Most Valuable Constituents?

One thing very unique to the nonprofit sector is the makeup and function of the Board of Directors. As opposed to for-profit companies, by-in-large nonprofit Board members are volunteers. This can…


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How Nonprofit Fundraising Will Change in the "Internet of Things"

Halfway through the year and 2016 has already brought internet culture an unending supply of buzzwords. Who knew the word "Brexit" would become a word, let alone be used as a verb and a noun? Need to…


Today is #GivingTuesday! What happens tomorrow?

Finally! Today is #GivingTuesday - we're pretty excited about this international day of giving back and we hope you are too. After hours of prepping and planning, we hope your #GivingTuesday…


What Kind of #GivingTuesday Fundraising Campaign Will You Launch?

The countdown is on with less than one month until #GivingTuesday! From goal-setting to launch day on December 1, there are a few important things to figure out before you can hit the ground running…


Is Your Nonprofit Fundraising Reaching Millennial Donors?

The millennial generation - that's anyone born between the early 1980s and early 2000s - is one of your best audiences as a nonprofit. Despite what stereotypes you've heard about them, many…