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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

3 Quick Tips to Improve Donor Retention 

July 27, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

You’ve put so much work into getting new donors, so how do you make sure they turn into lifetime supporters? 1. Make sure you’re thanking your donors properly. When you receive a gift, how do you acknowledge the donor? Whether you’re sending an email, a personalized note, or picking up the phone to ca… Read More

Why Your Donors Leave (and What to Do About It) 

July 24, 2016

By: Caryn Stein

Improve your donor retention rate by understanding why donors stop giving and create a plan to win them back.… Read More

Guinea Pig Supercharges This Org’s Fundraising 

July 22, 2016

By: Nancy Schwartz

I had the opportunity to talk with Christine Morrissey, sanctuary manager at Harvest Home Sanctuary. Christine has spearheaded some incredibly successful online fundraising via Facebook and other channels, so I wanted to extract some of her superstar expertise to share with you. Read on, then get to work with her many … Read More

Want Your Middle Donors to Give More? Do This 

July 21, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

When’s the last time you thought about your middle donors? Many small nonprofits spend a lot of time campaigning for new donors and cultivating major gift prospects. It makes sense, right? Bring in more support, and look for the people who have money to give. But what about the people in the middle—the ones who… Read More

Why Your Mid-Level Donors Aren’t Giving More: Q&A with Maeve Strathy 

July 17, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Mid-level donors are a huge growth opportunity for nonprofits. As some of your most loyal supporters, these are the people who care about your mission and show their support through higher than average gifts. So why aren’t more small nonprofits growing their mid-level donors? We asked expert Maeve Strathy of W… Read More

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