Guest Post by Lisa Bennett Special events are a great way to simultaneously achieve several goals for a non-profit cause: build an organization’s brand and supporter base, get to know your supporters and make stronger connections, and … [Read more...] about How to Best Manage Volunteers for Your Non-Profit Events
When it comes to fundraising, many non-profits feel frustrated with their boards of directors. They know that the board could be very helpful with development, but believe that the members of the board are too focused on other areas or are … [Read more...] about How to Supercharge Your Nonprofit Board for Fundraising
Live and silent auctions are a staple of non-profit fundraising for one simple reason: they work. People like to attend events and browse auction items… and they get a kick out of competing to win experiences, gift cards, sports memorabilia, … [Read more...] about How to Find Auction Donations for Your Next Fundraising Event
Every nonprofit is different, and thus every nonprofit uses different fundraising strategies to raise the money it needs to carry out its mission. That being said, as fundraising tactics and campaigns have been developed and tested over the … [Read more...] about Fundraising Ideas: My Top 5 Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits
Guest Post by Michael Rosen Planned giving programs come in various degrees of sophistication and scope depending on organization type, donor population, organization budget, and other factors. There are infinite varieties of such programs, … [Read more...] about 10 Things You Might Not Know about Planned Giving
Guest Post by Claire Axelrad You’re working on a direct mail fundraising appeal for your non-profit. You’ve got a great story to tell, and your letter is well-written, emotionally compelling, and includes a strong ask. Good! But… could … [Read more...] about How to Get Your Nonprofit Appeal Opened: The Envelope Please!