There are thousands of blogs and websites out there dealing with non-profit fundraising. It can be hard for fundraisers to keep up, and difficult to know which sites are worth reading on a regular basis.
Our goal here at Garecht Fundraising Associates is to make sure that you have all of the information you need to successfully raise funds for your non-profit. As part of that mission, we are proud to present our list of the best fundraising blogs of 2021.
Each of these blogs and websites were handpicked for this list because they are sites we trust… run by people we trust… and each is chock full of fundraising strategy, tactics and tips that you can use at your organization.
The list below is presented in no particular order:
Clairification– Donor retention, stewardship, annual giving, online fundraising, content marketing and more.
NextAfter– Data-driven advice on best practices for online non-profit fundraising.
Selfish Giving– How to raise money with businesses through cause marketing.
Get Fully Funded– General fundraising strategy, tips and tools.
Ignited Fundraising– General fundraising tips and tools, with a side of inspiration.
The Fundraising Coach– Best practices and ideas for non-profit fundraising.
Veritus Group– Ideas and tips for better major donor fundraising.
The Classy Blog– Ideas, news and trends for non-profit fundraisers and leaders.
CauseVox– Fundraising ideas and strategies with a focus on online giving and non-profit crowdfunding.
Critical Fundraising– Data-driven fundraising strategy and analysis from Plymouth University.
Non-Profit Radio– Popular podcast for non-profit fundraisers.
Online Fundraising Today– Successful strategies for e-mail appeals, social media fundraising, crowdfunding and more.
OneCause– Tips for supercharging fundraising auctions and non-profit event management.
Pamela Grow– Strategy and tips for small fundraising shops.
The Center for Major Gifts – Tons of articles and tools for major gifts fundraisers, including fundraising strategy and professional / career development.
Candid.org Blog – Fundraising tips and ideas with a touch of industry news. (Formerly the GuideStar Blog).
Fired Up Fundraising – Fundraising ideas and tips with a special focus on major donors and capital campaigns.
Asking Matters– Learn how to make better fundraising asks.
Showcase of Fundraising Innovation and Inspiration – Tons of sample fundraising materials and case studies.
Not Your Father's Charity– General fundraising advice with a twist.
Wild Apricot – Fundraising tips with a special focus on membership organizations.
TechSoup – Technology news and tips for non-profit fundraisers.
The Almoner – Comprehensive blog on fundraising strategies for Catholic parishes and organizations.
Amy Eisenstein– General fundraising strategy with a focus on major donors and annual fund development.
The Non-Profit Times– Non-profit industry news and updates.
PlannedGiving.com – Tons of articles and resources for creating a supercharged planned giving program.
The Big Fundraising Ideas Blog– Fundraising tips and strategies for elementary, middle, and high-school fundraisers.
Future Fundraising Now– Insightful and unique strategies for donor-centered fundraising.
Dennis Fischman– Donor cultivation and communication.
The Salsa Labs Blog– Fundraising and donor management ideas for non-profit organizations.
Network for Good Blog– Wide-ranging posts with strategies, tips, news and trends for non-profit development.
Michael Rosen Says… – Non-profit fundraising news and best practices, with a special emphasis on planned giving strategies.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy– The newspaper of record for non-profit fundraising and management.
Non-Profit PRO– Tactical leadership and strategy for the modern non-profit.
Capital Campaign Masters– Tools, tips and resources for running a successful capital campaign.
Concord Leadership Group– Articles and podcasts on best practices for non-profit leaders.
MobileCause Fundraising Blog – Digital-first fundraising strategies with helpful tips on all aspects of fundraising.
Hands-On Fundraising– Thoughtful strategies for fundraising planning, donor communications and more.
re:charity– Tips, tools, and podcasts on non-profit storytelling, marketing, and fund development.
The QGiv Blog – Short ideas and “how to” articles, particularly focused on event and online fundraising.
Ann Green's Non-Profit Blog– Practical, in-the-trenches advice for raising more money for your small or mid-sized organization.
The Agitator– A unique take on non-profit fundraising, including analysis of real world fundraising trends and strategies.
Create Possibility – Great strategies for strengthening your non-profit's board.
Greater Giving– Ideas for raising more money at your next non-profit fundraising event.
Ken Burnett – Insightful thoughts and stories from the world of fundraising.
Double the Donation – Ideas and tips for organizations looking to maximize fundraising efforts through matching gifts and volunteer grant programs.
Harbor Compliance – Great articles, whitepapers, and webinars to guide you though the unnecessarily confusing world of charity registration and regulatory compliance.
Fun Pasta Fundraising – Ideas and tips for product-sales based fundraising for your school, church, youth group, and more.
Garecht Fundraising Associates– Of course, we are very proud of our own blog here at GFA. Our blog focuses on bringing you great articles and tips on building donor fundraising systems to raise more money, with less hassle.