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5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Donor Data 

May 29, 2019

By: Keith White

Whomever coined the phrase “spring cleaning” probably didn’t have donor data in mind. Even still, the age-old tradition of dusting off the cobwebs and freshening things up after a long winter can be helpful for nonprofit fundraisers. 5 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Donor Data Check for duplicate contacts in your … Read More

5 Tips to Make Your Spring Campaign Blossom 

May 27, 2019

By: Keith White

We know how tempting it can be to take a break from fundraising after the hustle and bustle of year-end giving in November and December. However, spring is a popular time to send out fundraising appeals. Why Launch a Spring Campaign Enough time has passed since year-end giving that fundraisers feel comfortable asking f… Read More

NFG Staff Profile: Abdul Yusuff 

May 24, 2019

By: Keith White

In the two and a half years that Abdul Yusuff has been a fundraising sales consultant with Network for Good, he has consistently built relationships with prospective clients about the connection between their fundraising and their mission, the critical areas that they need help with, and whether Network for Good would … Read More

How to Talk to Your Board About Software 

May 22, 2019

By: Keith White

If your nonprofit’s board needs to sign off on expenses, how you approach the conversation can make all the difference. If you lead with the cost but don’t first make your case for the need and benefits, you probably won’t get approval. Focus your conversation on the positive outcomes your organization anticipate… Read More

3 Reasons Your Board Isn’t Fundraising and How to Turn Them Around 

May 20, 2019

By: Keith White

There isn’t a nonprofit board that doesn’t shy away from fundraising. Some board members are nervous about making an ask, while some simply disappear when you need them most. But you can turn them around and increase your board’s comfort level with fundraising. 3 Reasons Why Boards Hate Fundraising They think tha… Read More

4 Fundraising Roles Every Board Must Fill 

May 16, 2019

By: Keith White

It’s not enough for your board members to simply make their own donation and call it a day. They have a fiduciary responsibility to your nonprofit. Whether they like it or not, fundraising is part of the deal when they agree to join your board. They don’t get the status without the effort. But you… Read More

NFG Staff Profile: Ambi Ambachew 

May 15, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

As a Senior Fundraising Sales Consultant, Ambi Ambachew works with existing customers on their current software packages and introduces them to additional services that might be useful in their nonprofit work, such as Network for Good’s donor management system. For the past three years, he has helped executive direct… Read More

Love Letter to Nonprofits 

May 14, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

I love nonprofits. I must. Why else would I voluntarily spend most of my career working 12-14 hour days for less money than the for-profit sector pays? And vacations or retirement? Those are for other people. Because working for a nonprofit isn’t a traditional job. It’s a vocation. A calling. A personal mission. No… Read More

Board Recruitment: Creating Your Dream Team 

May 10, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

Avengers, assemble! You know what you want your board members to do, but do you know how to put together the right team? When you visualize your organization’s ideal board, does your current board align with that vision? Need more clarity? Ask yourself these questions: How does your board currently perform with fundr… Read More

NFG Staff Profile: Lenny Wrigley 

May 7, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

From an internship at an LGBTQ nonprofit to his time on staff at an animal rescue organization, and now with Network for Good, Lenny Wrigley has lived the day-to-day of nonprofits for the past six years. In his role as customer success specialist, Lenny serves as a guide for many nonprofits as they join the… Read More

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