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The Secret Sauce to Year-End: Tools, Trends and Tactics for Success 

October 25, 2019

By: Carrie Saracini

Network for Good is pleased to bring you the only event you’ll need to jumpstart your year-end! This day-long virtual conference will unpack everything you need to thrive during the giving season.   Join our totally free virtual conference where nonprofit thought leaders and trendsetters will cover everythin… Read More

8 Ways to Make the Most of Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign 

December 11, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Whether you’ve prepared all year for December fundraising or are playing catch up, there are still opportunities to make simple changes to help raise more money for your cause this year. Use this quick checklist to improve your odds of making the most out of this season of giving: 1. Simplify your nonprofit home … Read More

Less Is More: 4 Tips for Great Year-End Appeals 

November 18, 2015

By: Iris Sutcliffe

The final two months of the year, and especially the end of December, are prime time for donors to give. With so much competition for their attention, it’s vital to send appeals that quickly draw donors into your mission and inspire them to take action. In our Nonprofit 911 webinar Crucial Year-End Giving Strategies,… Read More

Your Year-End Campaign: 5 Right-Now Steps for a Strong Finish 

September 4, 2014

By: Caryn Stein

We’re at the beginning of the end… of the year. Now’s the time for you to bear down and give birth to the most compelling fundraising campaign you have in you. Start to test and tweak now so that your email appeals are spot-on for the critical year-end giving season. Email outreach is, of course,… Read More

How to Take a Modern Approach to Nonprofit Brand Awareness 

May 1, 2014

By: Melissa Raimondi

Rather than broadcasting static messages to vast audiences, charities can now seek direct engagement with targeted communities and create dynamic, two-way conversations. If your charity is still stuck in the rut of an anachronistic one-way advertising model, it’s time to adopt the modern approach to brand awarene… Read More

3 Ways to Give Your Nonprofit Some Character 

April 28, 2014

By: Melissa Raimondi

Let me tell you three quick stories: Once upon a time in 19th-century England, after being rejected by church leaders for his unconventional methods, a man named William Booth embarked on a traveling evangelist journey to reach the people in a more personal way, gathering a following of “soldiers” for his a… Read More

6 Overlooked Ingredients Your Year-End Emails Need 

September 19, 2013

By: Melissa Raimondi

When creating your year-end email appeals, remember these six key ingredients: 1. An easy to find donation button. Some donors will be ready to give as soon as they open your nonprofit email. Don’t make them hunt for the link to your DonateNow page. Make the donate button big, bold, and above the fold. 2.… Read More

Four Essential Tips for Planning Year-End Email Campaigns 

September 17, 2013

By: Melissa Raimondi

Did you know that year-end donations make up 30% of giving for the entire year? Because year-end fundraising goals are often so big, it’s important to start planning your year-end campaign now. When mapping out your email appeals, keep the following four topics in mind: Even though your donors might procrastinate… Read More

Three Holiday Fundraising Clichés to Avoid 

December 12, 2012

By: Caryn Stein

Year-end fundraising season is here and I’m seeing a steady stream of fundraising appeals arrive in the mail and in my inbox. As sure as I can count on receiving Aunt Nancy’s 3-page (front and back) annual family newsletter, there are a few themes that always seem to creep into the mix of these donation… Read More

How to Set a Fundraising Goal 

September 19, 2012

By: Caryn Stein

Is your fundraising campaign focused on getting results? It may sound like an obvious question but many organizations don’t approach fundraising campaigns with clear, concrete goals. Without defined goals, it’s pretty tough to know if you’re actually succeeding. Setting a fundraising goal is important… Read More

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