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End Strong 

December 14, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

As December 31st approaches, keep your fundraising momentum with these 8 tips: Don’t Make it Hard for Donors to Get to Your Donation Page When you ask a supporter for a donation, direct them exactly to your donation page. Don’t make them hunt for it. In a store setting, customers never have to climb a flight of… Read More

The Afterglow: 6 Steps to Follow After #GivingTuesday 

December 6, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

Congratulations on a stellar #GivingTuesday! Now that you’ve had a chance to catch your breath and high-five your team, it’s time to tie up loose ends, take stock of the day, and maximize your efforts going forward. Big opportunities for furthering your cause lie in the long-term potential of your giving day suppor… Read More

Network for Good Gives Back to YOU on #GivingTuesday 

November 26, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

Let’s get this party started! November 28 is the Big Event for nonprofits around the world: #GivingTuesday, or as we like to think of it, the kick-off to year-end fundraising. Held every year during the week after Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday is when we open our hearts and wallets for the benefit of those in need. Th… Read More

A Thanksgiving Toast 

November 23, 2017

By: Bill Strathmann

Here at Network for Good, we spend a lot of time throughout the year helping nonprofits like yours find more meaningful ways to say thanks to donors for supporting your mission. But today is Thanksgiving, and we’d like to extend a simple, heartfelt thanks to you for making a difference in the world. Especially in… Read More

5 Tips to Expand Your Year-End Appeal Reach 

November 21, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

As the DNA of a donor changes  – donors wanting to give via mobile, give in the moment, share that they gave and be part of a movement – nonprofits also need to change. This year, more than ever, a successful year-end campaign will depend on how well the campaign is shared. To increase your… Read More

3 Ways to Honor Local Heroes on National Philanthropy Day 

November 15, 2017

By: Iris Sutcliffe

philanthropy (noun): the love of humankind Happy National Philanthropy Day! Every year on November 15, this international event, coordinated by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), shares the love and impact each of us can create in our communities. It’s also a fantastic reason to take a moment to hono… Read More

Industry Experts Lead You to Your Best Giving Season Ever 

November 13, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

  We know how intense year-end can be for you and your team. Sometimes taking a break to hear fresh ideas and have inspiring conversations with experts in the field can make the difference between hitting your goal and totally crushing it. This is one of those times! Sign up now for our Virtual Conference,… Read More

Activate your Community for #GivingTuesday 

November 9, 2017

By: Lisa Bonanno

Nonprofits are always looking for strategies to help amplify their reach. With GivingTuesday three weeks away (Tuesday, November 28), now is the time of year to broaden your reach and maximize year-end donor generosity. One of the biggest strategies Network for Good likes to suggest is to activate your community. What … Read More

Write to Invite: 5 Secrets to Inspire Action on Your Nonprofit Appeal 

November 7, 2017

By: Claire Axelrad

You want to raise money with your year-end appeal, right? Guess what? However you feel when you sit down to write is how your readers will feel when they sit down to read. Feeling anxious? Unprepared? Bored? Your feelings come through in your writing. So… first put a smile on your face! Think about what… Read More

3 Quick Steps for #GivingTuesday Procrastinators 

November 3, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Editor’s note: I always find that it’s easier to get through something a big as #GivingTuesday when you have a post-event reward to look forward to. Give yourself a little motivation boost and sign up for this post-#GivingTuesday webinar: The Procrastinator’s Guide to End-of-Year Fundraising with Purs… Read More

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