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3 Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Focus on the Donor Experience 

April 3, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Although it’s unclear exactly how the new tax law will impact charitable donations, nonprofits can’t afford to wait and see. Many nonprofits are now thinking of new ways to attract and retain donors to ensure that funding stays consistent. According to research by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and th… Read More

The New Way to Fundraise for Your Nonprofit 

April 2, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

As a fundraising professional there are always many routes you can take to get to the same result. For example, importing and exporting donor lists from system to system to send out appeal messages or even thank yous vs having all the donor data in one system ready to email out directly, no import required.… Read More

Keep Donor Outreach Strong Despite Nonprofit Fundraising Staff Turnover 

March 30, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

We’ve all been through it. You’re going strong, connecting with donors, effective campaigns in place, and then…one of your fundraising team members leaves. Just like another one left nine months ago. Ugh! Donors need consistency—we all do. It boosts instant recognition tenfold. So helps drive immediate recognit… Read More

Donor Experience Virtual Conference for Nonprofits – Don’t be Left Out! 

March 23, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

Virtual Conference – Live Streaming Creating a Nonprofit Donor Experience to Increase Giving and Drive Retention Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | 12:00PM – 4:00PM ET The highly anticipated upcoming Virtual Conference hosted by Network for Good will bring together industry leaders for a robust discussion on th… Read More

How To Evaluate A Donor Management System For Your Nonprofit 

March 20, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

We’ve all been there: swimming in a sea of spreadsheets, climbing walls of sticky notes, and plowing through piles of note cards, all containing bits and pieces of valuable donor intel that we can never seem to find when we need it. Or worse: Maybe your organization invested in a system that didn’t end up… Read More

2 Questions Before Planning Your Next Nonprofit Event 

March 7, 2018

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

Truth be told, I have a love/hate relationship with events. I love getting dressed up to attend a fancy benefit. On the other hand, I’ve seen too many organizations host events because their leaders felt they “should.” Without strategy or follow-up, events waste an organization’s limited resources and leave an … Read More

How to Make More Money with Nonprofit Fundraising Events? 

March 6, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

Fundraising events are a nonprofit mainstay, but they typically take a lot of time, money, and effort to produce. Because even the most basic events can run into tens of thousands of dollars, it’s important to squeeze as much return on investment from these big-budget items as possible. All too often, though, many no… Read More

Tax Reform – Is the Sky Really Falling for Nonprofits? 

March 3, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

Network for Good has been receiving a lot of questions about the recent Tax Reform Act and what we think the impact will be on nonprofits and the communities we serve. To help us shed some light on the topic, we brought in one of our Personal Fundraising Coaches, John Gilchrist, FAHP, CFRE, and Managing… Read More

3 Reasons Your Grantmaking Strategy May Not Be Working 

February 21, 2018

By: Brian Lauterbach, CFRE

It’s understandable. Programs, not payroll nor paperclips, create excitement and enthusiasm among your board, grant committee, and community when it comes to awarding grants. However, if you are in the philanthropy business, you are in the capacity-building business. We can’t create the type of long-term, lasting c… Read More

3 Presidential Role Models for Nonprofit Charitable Giving 

February 18, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

The federal holiday landing on the third Monday in February is officially known as Washington’s Birthday. First celebrated in 1885 to honor—you guessed it—George Washington’s birthday (February 22, 1732, for you trivia buffs), this holiday has since broadened its scope to become a day to honor all U.S. presiden… Read More

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