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Checklist: How to End Your Fiscal Year Strong 

June 8, 2020

By: Carrie Saracini

Meeting your financial goals is possible. With the end of the fiscal year approaching on June 30 for many nonprofits, now is a good time to get in gear, make a list, and start checking things off. Download our End of Fiscal Year To-Do List for detailed steps on how to get your fundraising activities and… Read More

Network for Good’s Commitment to Fighting Racial Inequality 

June 4, 2020

By: Bill Strathmann

Network for Good stands unequivocally in support of the protesters, activists, and community leaders fighting against racial injustice and inequality. We are a business created as a force for good, and we power good across the nation every day, but we believe we need to do more. We believe that the burden of creating c… Read More

Help! How Do I Get a Company to Sponsor My Nonprofit? 

May 13, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

“I am a fundraiser/grant writer and I’m preparing an email to request funding from a large corporate company. Do you have any examples that can help me?“ In my experience, no two nonprofits or large corporations are the same. As a result, I don’t have general examples. Instead, because I’m invested in… Read More

Help! Should I Refund Tickets to My Canceled Event? 

April 29, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

“We had to postpone our indoor mini golf fundraiser due to COVD 19. It was a three day event and we had approximately $15,000 in sponsorships- national sponsors to small local companies- the most successful fundraising drive yet- and that does not included what we would have brought in with raffles and tickets at… Read More

Steal this pre-#GivingTuesdayNow Email 

April 27, 2020

By: Liz Ragland

#GivingTuesdayNow is happening May 5, 2020! If you haven’t heard the news, a global day of giving will take place next week to raise emergency funds for nonprofits like yours. Have you let your donors know that you’re participating in #GivingTuesdayNow? If not, it’s time to send them a quick message! … Read More

Help! How Do I Get Ready for #GivingTuesdayNow? 

April 22, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

“I just heard about #GivingTuedayNow on May 5. How do I prepare/should we spend the time and effort getting involved? What should I tell my donors about it?” Great question! With a short planning window and strong chance you’re operating partially remote, my #1 recommendation is to keep your call to actio… Read More

Help! How Do Explain the CARES Act to Donors? 

April 15, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

“I can’t find the right language to help our donors understand the new tax deduction allowance in the CARES act. Do you have anything I could use to explain in simple language? Example: ‘Our Sip for Smiles event will be postponed until 2021. Your tickets at $40 are now 100% deductable per person up to… Read More

Help! How Do I Acknowledge Matching Gifts? 

April 8, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

“I have a question about acknowledgement letters. If I am acknowledging a donor whose company has matched a gift, should my acknowledgement letter to the donor recognize the total amount received? Or should the letter acknowledge the donation and then specifically address the match? I would also like to thank the… Read More

Help! How Do I Use Videos to Fundraise Online? 

April 1, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

“I had an event planned for March 28th – A Spring Tea Fundraiser. What steps can I take to do it viral? I have never done any video marketing at all so I am a newbie.” Great question. We are all newbies at some point and this is a spectacular time to learn and grow!… Read More

Help! Should I Raise Money During a Pandemic (and How)? 

March 25, 2020

By: Andrea Holthouser

A lot of you are wondering how, when, and whether to ask for donations during this time. This week I’ll be giving one answer to 4 reader-submitted questions. First up, here are your questions: #1: How do you frame your message and your need to keep planning for the future as you solicit support from… Read More

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