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5 Questions to Start Planning Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign 

August 30, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Get the plan, tools, and strategy you need to crush your goals this December. Learn more at Jump-Start Fundraising. When I was a kid, I would start writing my Christmas list in August. I wanted plenty of time to edit and revise the draft until I was sure that Santa would understand exactly what I… Read More

9 Steps for a Perfect Nonprofit Board Meeting 

August 26, 2016

By: Brian Lauterbach, CFRE

(Join us on Tuesday, August 30 at 1 pm EDT for a free webinar, How to Create a Fundraising-Friendly Board with fundraising consultant Barbara O’Reilly. Register now. Can’t make the time? Register anyway and we’ll send you the recording.) Although the ferocious flurry of gathering reports to prepare p… Read More

Children’s Museum Brings in 85% New Donors with First P2P Campaign (Case Study) 

August 24, 2016

By: Nancy Schwartz

Hands-on Executive Director, Jillian Shaver, who also founded the new-ish Children’s’ Museum of Oswego (CMOO) shares tips from CMOO’s first peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising campaign. CMOO built its campaign on this gorgeous image that beautifully captures the organization’s mission and a clear, doable call to act… Read More

3 Ways to Create Board Members Who Love Fundraising 

August 19, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Does your board take an active role in fundraising for your nonprofit? If you said no, you’re not alone.  Many small nonprofits struggle with how to engage their boards in fundraising. The truth is that your board members would love to do more to support your mission, but they don’t know where to start or… Read More

3 Things You Need Now for a Successful Giving Season 

August 17, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

The next 120 days are going to be the busiest of the year–and the most important for nonprofit fundraisers. Now is the time to start laying the groundwork so you can crush your goals and land in the black by December 31st. Your organization’s fundraising strategy will be as unique as your mission, donors, … Read More

Transform Your Nonprofit Board into a Fundraising Machine 

August 14, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

For a foolproof plan to get your board on board with fundraising, check out our on-demand webinar: 5 Simple Steps to Turn Board Members into Fundraisers. Let me tell you a little secret. Your board wants to fundraise. Really, they do. They care about your cause, they care about your success, and they want to create i… Read More

7 Questions to Jumpstart Your Fall Fundraising Campaign 

August 3, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Fall is around the corner. Have you considered launching a fall fundraising campaign? Seasonal campaigns are a great way to make up for funding shortfalls, build support, and most important, advance your mission. For many small nonprofits, running an effective seasonal campaign may seem too difficult with limited time… Read More

5 Fall Must-Dos for Executive Directors 

July 31, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

(Note: Want more fundraising tips and strategies for small nonprofits? Download our free on-demand webinar, How Small Nonprofits Can Raise More in the Next 60 Days.) As I write this, the Network for Good headquarters is enveloped by the sweltering humidity that defines summer in Washington, D.C. But sticky, stuck, and… Read More

How Differentiation Drives Peer-to-Peer Giving and Crowdfunding Success 

July 29, 2016

By: Nancy Schwartz

Learn how Engineers in Action raised more with specific fundraising projects and donor choice.… Read More

Announcing the Fundraising Readiness Project 

July 28, 2016

By: Bill Strathmann

The first-of-its-kind online learning series designed specifically for Executive Directors and Board Chairs.… Read More

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