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Steal this pre-#GivingTuesday Email 

November 26, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

I know you’re really busy prepping for #GivingTuesday and your year-end campaign so I’ll keep this short: Have you let your donors know that you’re participating in #GivingTuesday? If not, MONDAY is the day to send them a short message. Use this email template as a starting point, include your speci… Read More

3 Tools to Empower Your Fundraising Messengers 

November 15, 2016

By: Nancy Schwartz

We all have an incredible fundraising resource right in front of us: our Board member, colleague, and loyal volunteer ambassadors.  These people have the potential to be eager and effective fundraisers. Our job during this busy season is to give them the tools and support they need to succeed! Use your donor managemen… Read More

Year-End Countdown, Week 7: Rally Your Team of Fundraisers 

November 11, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Have you heard? Facebook is unveiling a new tool to help nonprofits raise more this year-end–and we’re having a special live joint presentation to show you how it works. Click here to learn more.  And the countdown continues. This week, we’re focused on getting your board, volunteers, and staff enga… Read More

Top 10 Free #GivingTuesday Fundraising Resources 

November 4, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Year-End Countdown: Week Eight I’m just going to say it. #GivingTuesday is less than three weeks away. If that news makes you run around your office hyperventilating and nervously stress-eating your leftover Halloween candy, you’re not the only one. Here’s the good news: There’s still time to… Read More

3 Ways Technology Can Help You Rock #GivingTuesday 

October 27, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

As more and more nonprofits and donors participate in #GivingTuesday, fundraisers need smarter ways to engage our growing donor base. Thankfully, technology can help! For the past three years, I’ve had the pleasure of helping thousands of nonprofits leverage Network for Good’s fundraising software  so they can hit… Read More

Making #GivingTuesday Magic in 3 Easy Steps 

October 23, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Year-End Countdown: 10 Weeks to Go Editor’s note: For more in-depth help planning your #GivingTuesday campaign, join our webinar on Tuesday, October 25 at 1pm. Visiting expert Jamie McDonald will share her  secrets to #GivingTuesday success. Mark your calendars. #GivingTuesday is on November 29. In the last few year… Read More

Year-End Countdown Week 11: Warm Up Donors Now 

October 16, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

#GivingTuesday and year-end will be here before you know it. Now that you’ve (hopefully!) started working on your campaign, it’s time to make sure your message is going to resonate with your donors. Not only does the content of your appeal matter—but so does the way it is delivered. That means taking the time to… Read More

Year-End Countdown, Week 12: 3 Ways to Use Storytelling to Craft a Powerful Year-End Appeal 

October 9, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Editor’s note: For in-depth guidance and tips on writing the ultimate year-end appeal, download a copy of our popular e-guide, How to Write Amazing Year-End Appeals.   “Call me Ishmael.” Stories have staying-power. They live in our memories, pull at our heartstrings, and motivate us to act. At its deep… Read More

3 Steps for Cultivating Year-End Fundraising Ambassadors 

October 4, 2016

By: Nancy Schwartz

It’s almost year-end fundraising season. Are you banging your head against the wall yet? Joking aside, it may seem like your team’s hard work and limited resources just won’t be enough. And you know what you could do, if only… I believe that there is a way to move past this seemingly insurmountable barrier: Dev… Read More

Year-End Countdown (Day 90): 3 Things to Do This Week 

October 2, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

It’s official: there are only 90 days to go until year-end. Start getting ready now by checking these three things off your to do list: 1. Assemble your #GivingTuesday and Year-End Ambassadors. Especially for a giving day like #GivingTuesday, your campaign success depends on having a group that is actively rallying t… Read More

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