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How to Make More Money with Nonprofit Fundraising Events? 

March 6, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

Fundraising events are a nonprofit mainstay, but they typically take a lot of time, money, and effort to produce. Because even the most basic events can run into tens of thousands of dollars, it’s important to squeeze as much return on investment from these big-budget items as possible. All too often, though, many no… Read More

4 Fundraising Ideas to Develop Your Fundraising Plan 

January 16, 2018

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Embarking on a new year—whether it’s a calendar or fiscal year (or both!)—is always an opportunity for a fresh start.  After all, that’s why resolutions are written at the start of a new year.  New year. New goals.  It’s the sa… Read More

5 New Year Resolutions Every Fundraiser Should Make 

January 8, 2018

By: Rachel Muir

You know what takes a lot of inspiration and a truck load of guts?  Fundraising. I learned this the hard way when I started a nonprofit in the living room of my apartment with just $500 and a credit card.  There were days when I second guessed myself but ten years later we raised over… Read More

Network for Good Gives Back to YOU on #GivingTuesday 

November 26, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

Let’s get this party started! November 28 is the Big Event for nonprofits around the world: #GivingTuesday, or as we like to think of it, the kick-off to year-end fundraising. Held every year during the week after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is when we open our hearts and wallets for the benefit of those in need. Th… Read More

Activate your Community for #GivingTuesday 

November 9, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

Nonprofits are always looking for strategies to help amplify their reach. With GivingTuesday three weeks away (Tuesday, November 28), now is the time of year to broaden your reach and maximize year-end donor generosity. One of the biggest strategies Network for Good likes to suggest is to activate your community. What … Read More

Write to Invite: 5 Secrets to Inspire Action on Your Nonprofit Appeal 

November 7, 2017

By: Claire Axelrad

You want to raise money with your year-end appeal, right? Guess what? However you feel when you sit down to write is how your readers will feel when they sit down to read. Feeling anxious? Unprepared? Bored? Your feelings come through in your writing. So… first put a smile on your face! Think about what… Read More

How to Get Your Board to Help with #GivingTuesday Fundraising 

October 5, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Interested in board fundraising techniques? Download our on-demand webinar with Pursuant’s Rachel Muir: 5 Ways Your Board Can Help with Year-End Fundraising. Who here has a board that loves to fundraise? If the thought of your board jumping to fundraise fills you with wistful “if only’s” and i… Read More

5 Tips to Amplify Your Year-End 

September 28, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Looking for ways to raise more? Here are five tips to up your fundraising game this year. 1. Plan now The next few months are going to be a whirlwind of opportunity. If you want to make the most of it, you have to have a plan. Have a unified campaign theme. Set actionable goals.… Read More

3 Smart Year-End Email Fundraising Strategies 

September 22, 2017

By: Claire Axelrad

Editor’s note: Want more email fundraising tips? Join us on Tuesday, September 26 at 1pm EDT for a 30-minute webinar, #NFGTips: Your Email Strategy for Year-End. Can’t make that time? Register anyway and we’ll send you the recording. Click here to save your spot! In my last article I discussed the imp… Read More

The Impact of Year-End Giving [Infographic] 

September 15, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Since it was founded in 2012, #GivingTuesday has exploded in popularity. In 2015, $116.7 million were donated in this one day. The next year, that number jumped to $168 million. 2017 is expected to be record-breaking as well. So, what can you do to make sure you get your piece of the giving day pie?… Read More

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