It’s not enough to know that your fundraising strategies are successful. You also need to know what’s causing your success, how results have evolved over time, and what aspects can be improved even more. These insights can only be gained by … [Read more...] about 10 Essential KPIs for Measuring Fundraising Success
Most non-profit fundraisers are both passive and reactive in their fundraising. This means that they wait for things to happen and spend most of their time following up on opportunities rather than creating new ones. That’s why so many … [Read more...] about How to Be a Proactive Fundraiser
One of the most common questions I get asked by non-profit fundraisers is this: how often should you be asking your donors for money? In this article, I’m going to give you some simple guidelines to help you answer that question. The reason … [Read more...] about How Often Should You Be Asking Your Donors for Money?
The past two years have seen some significant changes in fundraising (most notably, the realization that many donors are willing to make gifts via phone and video meetings, rather than always needing in-person visits), but they have mostly … [Read more...] about Our Top 5 Fundraising Articles of 2021
One of the most common questions I get asked by organizations is how to find and win more grants. For most fundraisers, nonprofit grant writing is incredibly frustrating: in many cases, it seems like a roll of the dice. You spend hundreds of … [Read more...] about The Secrets to Successful Nonprofit Grant Writing
Your non-profit does great work, but you don't have unlimited resources (such as time, money, or people-power). That's why your organization needs to think strategically in everything you do. The world is counting on your non-profit in a … [Read more...] about How to Think Strategically at Your Non-Profit