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The Benefits of .ngo and .ong: Q&A with Enset’s Jeri Curry 

February 25, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

  Have you heard about the new .ngo and .ong domains? Read my Q&A with Enset’s Jeri Curry and find out more about these new domain names and how they could impact your nonprofit’s credibility. What’s the big deal about the new .ngo & .ong domains? Why are they important? Jeri Curry: The .ng… Read More

5 Opportunities to Boost Giving, Donor Loyalty, and Job Satisfaction 

February 9, 2016

By: Nancy Schwartz

Most communications and development teams aren’t communicating, cooperating, or collaborating with each other. But there’s good news: This disconnect is fixable.… Read More

More Ways to Find and Nurture Your Top Major Gift Prospects, Part 2 

January 26, 2016

By: Nancy Schwartz

Read Part 1 for success factors one through four. As soon as I heard about Major Gift Fundraising: Unlocking the Potential for Your Nonprofit—a groundbreaking report marrying findings from the authors’ first-ever study of 662 small and midsized nonprofits with existing data on major gift fundraising—I was eager t… Read More

Find and Nurture Your Top Major Gift Prospects, Part 1 

January 22, 2016

By: Nancy Schwartz

Can small and midsized nonprofit organizations like yours raise major gifts? Finally, thanks to Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, and friends, we have the answer—a resounding yes—and specific recommendations to get you there. Amy, together with Adrian Sargeant, director of the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy, and research… Read More

2016 Fundraising Trends and Opportunities 

January 20, 2016

By: Caryn Stein

Try these three key opportunities for small and mid-sized nonprofits to boost individual giving.… Read More

A Quick Look at Year-End Giving Data 

January 13, 2016

By: Caryn Stein

How was your year-end fundraising season? At Network for Good, we’re pleased to report growth in all major giving metrics from 2015 and in December. Here’s a brief teaser of our full Digital Giving Index which will be released in the coming weeks. (All stats come from 2015 donation data from the Network for… Read More

Happy Holidays from Network for Good! 

December 24, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

It’s the season of giving! The biggest giving days of the year are still ahead of us (in 2014, 12% of giving happened in the last 3 days of the year) so be sure your donation page is in good shape for those generous procrastinators! From all of us at Network for Good, happy year-end… Read More

Happy #GivingTuesday! 

December 1, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Today marks the fourth #GivingTuesday—a global day dedicated to giving back. Big thanks to our friends at 92Y and GivingTuesday.org for creating this movement that’s become a true celebration of generosity. Here at Network for Good we’re excited to see the inspiring campaigns from our nonprofit community… Read More

Because You’re Awesome 

November 25, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

To our customers, our partners, our readers:  thank you for doing the good that you do. Every day we’re in awe of you. We’re so grateful for the amazing things that are accomplished by the nonprofits we work with: feeding the hungry, healing the sick, sheltering the homeless, saving animals, preserving the… Read More

When #GivingTuesday Donors Give and What It Means for Your Nonprofit 

November 19, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

On a fundraising day like #GivingTuesday, what times are people most likely to give? I asked our on-staff data dude, Curtis, to show me when donors made donations through the Network for Good platform on #GivingTuesday 2014. Here’s a chart showing an hourly distribution of 30,106 donations made totaling $2.69 million… Read More

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