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What Inspires Donors to Give? Find Out Through Focus Groups 

April 28, 2016

By: Ruth Peebles

Make personal connections with donors and learn why they support your organization.… Read More

Faces in Fundraising: 2016 Nonprofit Tech Conference Roundup 

April 18, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

Last month, I attended my third Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) and had the opportunity to connect with some amazing people face-to-face. I was also lucky enough to get them to share some of their wisdom with me on video. Keep reading to learn more about these faces in fundraising and the tips and tools they wan… Read More

Lack of Public Trust in Charities and What to Do About It 

April 12, 2016

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

How can we restore donor confidence? Change the conversation.… Read More

The Next Big Thing in Fundraising: Emoji Appeals 

April 1, 2016

By: Caryn Stein

We all know that mobile technology is changing the way we communicate, work, and give. It was only a matter of time before the popularity of emojis, those cute little icons you see in text messages and social media updates, made their way onto the fundraising scene. Now, entire appeals are being written just with… Read More

Fundraising Benchmarks, Donor Data, and You: A Q&A with Heather Yandow 

March 30, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

I’m a big fan of Heather Yandow from Third Space Studio. Heather produces a labor of love for small and mighty nonprofits: The Individual Donor Benchmark Report (IDBR). The IDBR highlights fundraising data trends for nonprofit organizations with annual budgets under $2 million. If you’d like to share your organizat… Read More

Giving Across Generations: 5 Questions to Consider 

March 16, 2016

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

From Network for Good: Segmenting donors by age is made easier when you can store and track accurate donor data. Save time and raise more money with Network for Good’s new donor management system. Schedule a demo now. There’s no question that fundraising today is no longer “one size fits all.” In fact, i… Read More

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

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