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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

Don’t Forget About This Important Holiday 

October 24, 2017

By: Liz Ragland

What’s the most important holiday for nonprofit fundraisers? No, it’s not #GivingTuesday,nor is it December 31. It’s Be Your Donor Day, which is today, October 24. Network for Good started Be Your Donor Day as reminder to set time aside before Thanksgiving, #GivingTuesday, and year-end to check out yo… Read More

How to Write Superior Nonprofit Fundraising Appeals: Avoid Jargon 

October 19, 2017

By: Claire Axelrad

Editor’s note: Looking for more tips to make your next appeal letter irresistible? Click here to watch our on-demand webinar, How to Write a Winning Year-End Appeal. Huh? I’ve no idea what you mean. If that’s what readers of your fundraising appeals are thinking, you’re sunk. And that’s what happens when … Read More

Our New Power Woman of Tech: Maria Canfora 

October 17, 2017

By: Bill Strathmann

Silicon Valley isn’t the only hub for tech start-ups these days. The Washington D.C. area is quickly becoming a solid alternative for attracting highly-educated, ambitious and talented people in the technology sector. DCA Live has highlighted a key list of thought-leaders, innovators, and drivers of change in various… Read More

[Infographic] When Disaster Strikes: How America Gives 

October 12, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Hurricanes. Earthquakes. Famines. Wars. When disaster strikes, nonprofits are often the first to respond, coming to the aid communities in need. But they can’t do it alone. Nonprofits that work in disaster and crisis relief have a tough job. They have to be ready at a moment’s notice to help communities sur… Read More

How to Get Your Board to Help with #GivingTuesday Fundraising 

October 5, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Interested in board fundraising techniques? Download our on-demand webinar with Pursuant’s Rachel Muir: 5 Ways Your Board Can Help with Year-End Fundraising. Who here has a board that loves to fundraise? If the thought of your board jumping to fundraise fills you with wistful “if only’s” and i… Read More

5 Tips to Amplify Your Year-End 

September 28, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Looking for ways to raise more? Here are five tips to up your fundraising game this year. 1. Plan now The next few months are going to be a whirlwind of opportunity. If you want to make the most of it, you have to have a plan. Have a unified campaign theme. Set actionable goals.… Read More

3 Smart Year-End Email Fundraising Strategies 

September 22, 2017

By: Claire Axelrad

Editor’s note: Want more email fundraising tips? Join us on Tuesday, September 26 at 1pm EDT for a 30-minute webinar, #NFGTips: Your Email Strategy for Year-End. Can’t make that time? Register anyway and we’ll send you the recording. Click here to save your spot! In my last article I discussed the imp… Read More

The Impact of Year-End Giving [Infographic] 

September 15, 2017

By: Connie Poulos

Since it was founded in 2012, #GivingTuesday has exploded in popularity. In 2015, $116.7 million were donated in this one day. The next year, that number jumped to $168 million. 2017 is expected to be record-breaking as well. So, what can you do to make sure you get your piece of the giving day pie?… Read More

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