While there is a science behind fundraising, it’s not rocket science. The vast majority of successful fundraising involves building relationships. That means identifying new prospects, engaging with them, cultivating a relationship with … [Read more...] about The Fundraising Secrets of Top Non-Profit Organizations
Guest Post by Claire Axelrad Your major gifts program is one of the most important components of your non-profit's development strategy. Here are 7 key things you absolutely MUST be doing if you want your major donor gifts program to … [Read more...] about Unless You Do These 7 Things, Your Major Gifts Program Won’t Succeed
For most non-profits, grant fundraising can often seem like a crapshoot – you do some research, write some grants, and then wait for the mail to see which way the dice rolled. Sometimes you get two or three bites from foundations, sometimes … [Read more...] about How to Win More Grants for Your Non-Profit
Perhaps you’re taking a new job with a non-profit organization. Or, maybe you’ve been asked to join a board or to volunteer with a local charity… or you’re just interested in how non-profits operate. No matter the reason, you’re here because … [Read more...] about Non-Profit Basics: What is Fundraising?
Fundraising events are a staple of most non profit development programs. But far too many organizations are leaving money on the table with their non profit events. In this article, we’re going to look at four ways your non profit can raise … [Read more...] about How to Raise More Money at Your Non Profit Events
If you’re not raising as much as you think you could at your non-profit, chances are that you need to strengthen your donor funnel. The donor funnel is a key concept to understand – and use – for all non-profit organizations. What is the Donor … [Read more...] about Using the Donor Funnel to Raise More Money at Your Non-Profit