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December 14, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

As December 31st approaches, keep your fundraising momentum with these 8 tips: Don’t Make it Hard for Donors to Get to Your Donation Page When you ask a supporter for a donation, direct them exactly to your donation page. Don’t make them hunt for it. In a store setting, customers never have to climb a flight of… Read More

The Afterglow: 6 Steps to Follow After #GivingTuesday 

December 6, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

Congratulations on a stellar #GivingTuesday! Now that you’ve had a chance to catch your breath and high-five your team, it’s time to tie up loose ends, take stock of the day, and maximize your efforts going forward. Big opportunities for furthering your cause lie in the long-term potential of your giving day suppor… Read More

5 Tips to Expand Your Year-End Appeal Reach 

November 21, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

As the DNA of a donor changes  – donors wanting to give via mobile, give in the moment, share that they gave and be part of a movement – nonprofits also need to change. This year, more than ever, a successful year-end campaign will depend on how well the campaign is shared. To increase your… Read More

Industry Experts Lead You to Your Best Giving Season Ever 

November 13, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

  We know how intense year-end can be for you and your team. Sometimes taking a break to hear fresh ideas and have inspiring conversations with experts in the field can make the difference between hitting your goal and totally crushing it. This is one of those times! Sign up now for our Virtual Conference,… Read More

3 Quick Steps for #GivingTuesday Procrastinators 

November 3, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Editor’s note: I always find that it’s easier to get through something a big as #GivingTuesday when you have a post-event reward to look forward to. Give yourself a little motivation boost and sign up for this post-#GivingTuesday webinar: The Procrastinator’s Guide to End-of-Year Fundraising with Purs… Read More

Don’t Forget About This Important Holiday 

October 24, 2017

By: Liz Ragland

What’s the most important holiday for nonprofit fundraisers? No, it’s not #GivingTuesday,nor is it December 31. It’s Be Your Donor Day, which is today, October 24. Network for Good started Be Your Donor Day as reminder to set time aside before Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday, and year-end to check out yo… Read More

Year-End Nonprofit Fundraising: Get Your Ducks in a Row 

September 10, 2017

By: Claire Axelrad

The last six weeks of the calendar year are make or break time for nonprofits. In fact, nearly 30% of nonprofits raise 26-50% of their annual fundraising in November and December – when folks are feeling their most grateful and generous. Nearly a third of all annual giving happens in the single month of December,… Read More

Are We Doing Enough? Why Individual Giving Matters 

August 16, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Last week in our series, 4 Lessons from the Trenches to Prepare for Giving Season, we talked about how nonprofits of all sizes face capacity challenges when it comes to finding new donors and developing new, creative campaigns. This week, we’ll discuss how to create the right mix of funding sources to make your missi… Read More

Technology and Monthly Giving: An Interview with Erica Waasdorp 

August 3, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

In the final installment of our monthly giving series, Erica is talking technology. She’s answering questions about: What goes on behind the scenes. What tools are needed. How can a small nonprofit afford them. Our biggest challenge is setting up an online system that works. We do not want to take credit card numbers… Read More

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