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How to Shift Giving: New Money for Good Research Released 

September 1, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Of all of the research I reference in webinar and conference presentations, the Money for Good studies are a longtime favorite. By delving into the true giving motivations and habits of donors, fundraisers can create more effective strategies and stronger appeals to inspire more giving. These are exactly the kind of in… Read More

Nonprofit Love: A Music Playlist to Inspire You 

August 4, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Sometimes nonprofit fundraisers and marketers need to take a deep breath and then…rock out. Ok maybe not “rock out,” but listening to music can help spark creativity, help you relax, or pump you up. I reached out to some of my nonprofit friends on Twitter and asked them what they listen to at work to… Read More

The Millennial Impact Report: Q&A with Derrick Feldmann 

July 28, 2015

By: Emily Wang

What inspires Millennials to give and volunteer? How can an organization engage with its Millennials? We’re racking our brains trying to understand the group that’s soon to be the largest living generation in the nation. Fortunately, we’ve got help from Derrick Feldman and his team at Achieve, who recently publis… Read More

Fundraising Data That Keeps on Giving: The IDB Report Is Back! 

July 15, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Learn how small and mighty nonprofits can enhance fundraising results.… Read More

Recurring Giving Challenge Lessons Learned: Storytelling Wins 

June 24, 2015

By: Annika Pettitt

A great story puts your kid to bed at night and makes you watch that next episode as you confirm, bleary-eyed, with Netflix that, yes, you are indeed still watching. Stories are what connect us to other people and, most important, motivate us to act. As a nonprofit, stories are the best tool in your… Read More

Making Meme Magic: Q&A with Smile Train 

June 18, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

Isn’t the Internet a magical place? We sure think so. And it just got even more magical thanks to #seriousbaby, a new campaign recently launched by Smile Train. In the campaign, you meet baby Walter. Walter is standing in solidarity with kids who have unrepaired clefts and can’t smile. He’s serious about not smil… Read More

Philanthropy Outlook Rosy, Reports IU Lilly School of Philanthropy 

May 19, 2015

By: Nancy Schwartz

U.S. charitable giving predicted to rise 4.8 percent in 2015. The tide may be turning! Giving momentum is strong and getting stronger, according to research findings recently released by the IU Lilly School of Philanthropy and Martz & Lundy. Here’s more of the good news reported in The Philanthropy Outlook 2015 &… Read More

Wow: Recurring Giving Challenge Winners 

May 6, 2015

By: Annika Pettitt

Wow! That’s the general sentiment around here at Network for Good at the conclusion of the Recurring Giving Challenge. We officially ended the challenge last Thursday and while we’ve crunched the numbers and updated the leaderboards we’ve let out a never-ending chorus of wows and today we’re so excited to share… Read More

Nonprofit Spotlight: Homeless Children’s Playtime Project 

April 30, 2015

By: Annika Pettitt

Network for Good works with so many amazing nonprofits and we want to introduce you to them and the great work they are doing! This week we want to introduce you to someone close to our home office here in Washington, DC. We love supporting our customers with great online fundraising tools and in real… Read More

Nonprofit Spotlight: True Impact Ministries 

April 24, 2015

By: Annika Pettitt

Network for Good works with so many amazing nonprofits and we want to introduce you to them and the great work they are doing! As part of our Recurring Giving Challenge we’re highlighting members of our leaderboard who are producing compelling, creative campaigns to recruit recurring donors and build a sustainable fu… Read More

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