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True Change Comes from Within – How to Manage Change in the Nonprofit Space 

February 7, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

Change management is a huge buzzword these days, probably because change is a constant part of our lives, and how we navigate it can make or break our organizations. But what does change management even mean? In simple terms, change management means strategically preparing and supporting the people around you through n… Read More

Donor Retention Should be a Focus in 2018 

February 6, 2018

By: Liz Ragland

The best way to raise more money is to get more new donors, right? Not so fast. Yes, donor acquisition is definitely a way to raise more money. New donors = new money. But, what about those donors you already have in your database? Those supporters who know your work is worthwhile and have already invested… Read More

Double Feature: Thank You Wednesday Webinar + Donor Retention eBook 

January 29, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

We’re serving up a double helping of proven strategies for creating donor relationships that stand the test of time and memorable experiences for the people who support your cause. Grab a seat for our free Thank You Wednesday webinar and Donor Retention eBook. Partner Webinar: Thank You Wednesday—It’s Just the Be… Read More

Trust is a Must in Building Sustainable Donor Relationships 

January 23, 2018

By: Claire Axelrad

We talk a lot about the need to be “authentic.” Donors want authenticity and transparency. Most of all, donors want you to fulfill on your promises. Consistently. So they can trust you. How important is this? It’s everything. Trust is the foundation of all sustainable relationships. It’s fundamental. You can lo… Read More

4 Fundraising Ideas to Develop Your Fundraising Plan 

January 16, 2018

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Embarking on a new year—whether it’s a calendar or fiscal year (or both!)—is always an opportunity for a fresh start.  After all, that’s why resolutions are written at the start of a new year.  New year. New goals.  It’s the sa… Read More

How Nonprofits Can Carry Dr. King’s Vision Forward 

January 15, 2018

By: Bill Strathmann

Much has changed since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his powerful “I Have a Dream” speech from the Lincoln Memorial steps during the March on Washington in 1963. And yet it’s clear that we still have far to go to ensure fairness and inclusion for people of all races, genders, and nationalities. Dr. King’… Read More

Build a Fundraising Plan That Propels Your Nonprofit Forward 

January 12, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

The fundraising landscape has always been rugged terrain: Your team may feel stretched to its limits. Board members have a tough time viewing themselves as fundraisers. And despite continued growth in giving, especially in digital fundraising, most nonprofits lose more than 60% of their hard-won donors every year. Scal… Read More

5 New Year Resolutions Every Fundraiser Should Make 

January 8, 2018

By: Rachel Muir

You know what takes a lot of inspiration and a truckload of guts?  Fundraising. I learned this the hard way when I started a nonprofit in the living room of my apartment with just $500 and a credit card.  There were days when I second guessed myself but ten years later we raised over 10… Read More

How and When To Engage With First-Time Donors 

January 4, 2018

By: Nancy Schwartz

As the year wraps up, nonprofits need to switch gears to think about how to engage their first-time donors, and recurring ones, into next year to create the optimal donor experience. Hear from one of our nonprofit industry experts, Nancy Schwartz as she shares a best-practice timeline of how and when to interact with f… Read More

What #GivingTuesday 2017 Means for Nonprofits in 2018 

January 3, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

GivingTuesday remains a strong day for nonprofits to reach their annual fundraising goals, this hasn’t changed since the day was first developed and launched by the 92nd Street Y and Network for Good.  However, the landscape is changing and the way we unleash people’s generosity is as well.  Year after year, we… Read More

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