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What Should Nonprofits Do About Anonymous and Controversial Donations?

NonProfit PRO

A nonprofit’s transparency is crucial for building trust with and being accountable to donors. Practicing transparency is a must that any nonprofit should follow as a part of its donor stewardship strategy.

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Nail Your Request for Donations During Economic Ups, Downs, and Crisis Times

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For most of us, fundraising isn’t something that comes naturally, especially a straight request for donations. Nonprofits rely on donations and unless you are independently wealthy and able to self-fund your organization, you’ll need to share with folks a request for donations.

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Introducing Shortage — An In-Kind Donation Platform Born Out of the War

NonProfit PRO

Shortage is the first peer-to-peer donation marketplace that allows nonprofits to get the goods they need and enables donors to make in-kind donations directly to the causes that matter most to them.

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8 Ways to Find Major Donors for Your Small Nonprofit

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If your fundraising plan doesn’t include a strategy for finding, cultivating, and asking major donors for a large donation, you’re missing out on some big gifts for your small nonprofit. It’s the old 80/20 rule at work: Over 80% of all funds come from about 20% of donors.

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10 Tips to Create an Effective Website Donation Page

NonProfit PRO

Donors, especially first-time donors, can lose confidence in their decision to give if your donation page is purely transactional or difficult to use. Here are 10 ways to ensure your donation page makes it easy for donors to give and feel great about supporting your organization.

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Rounding Up for Nonprofits: New Technologies and Habits Create Everyday Donors

NonProfit PRO

Most nonprofits recognize that the Holy Grail of giving is connecting with the “everyday donor.” These donors take advantage of monthly recurring donation programs, or have a way to steadily give throughout the course of their everyday lives.

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B Generous Processed $250,000 in Donation Loan Requests and Approved $1M of Credit

NonProfit PRO

Since the launch of B Generous' first-of-a-kind product, Donate Now, Pay Later, the company has partnered with 80-plus national and regional nonprofit organizations, received more than $250,000 in donation loan requests, and approved $1 million of interest free credit for donors.

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Ask Donors To Consider a Recurring Donor Advised Fund Gift

NonProfit PRO

Donor advised funds are all the craze lately. Now is the time to motivate those donors who want to optimize their tax deductions this year to consider a gift from their donor advised fund. Recurring Donations

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How to Show Donors the Impact of Their Donations to Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

According to the Fidelity Charitable Overcoming Barriers to Giving Report, 65% of donors would give more if they knew the impact of their donations. That’s why supplementing online fundraisers with follow-ups that show the impact of donations is so powerful.

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How to Maximize Productivity to Spend More Time with Donors

NonProfit PRO

Thankfully, there are methods and tools that can help productivity and, more specifically, maximize time for securing grants and donations. Grants Donations donors relationship Productivity Time management

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How to Ask for an Extra Gift From Your Monthly Donors

NonProfit PRO

Recent donorCentrics Sustainer Benchmarking studies show that some 6% of monthly donors will make at least one extra gift a year when asked, so not asking is definitely leaving money on the table. Recurring Donations extra gifts Monthly donors

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[Free Webinar] How to Accept Donate Now, Pay Later™ Donations to Grow Giving in 2023

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Donate Now, Pay Later was inspired by the widespread acceptance of Buy Now, Pay Later in the consumer retail space. In 2023, the concept is on track to be widely adopted by nonprofits through Donate Now, and Pay Later. Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2023. Time: 1 pm ET / 10 am PT (1 hour).

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The Value of a Monthly Donor Concierge

NonProfit PRO

Some organizations have implemented a special monthly donor concierge. Nothing is a more powerful motivator than speaking to donors and finding out why they give monthly. Monthly Giving Recurring Donations

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Double the Donation and 4aGoodCause Expand Integration to Improve Matching Gift Experience

Double the Donation

Double the Donation and 4aGoodCause have enhanced their integration to further help nonprofits harness the power of corporate matching gifts. These partners continue to simplify the matching gift process for fundraising teams and their donors. About Double the Donation

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Candid Makes It Easier for Nonprofits to Accept Donations with Apple Pay

NonProfit PRO

29, nonprofits that have earned a Candid Seal of Transparency will also become eligible to enable and accept donations with Apple Pay, providing donors with an easy, secure, and private way to give to nonprofits they love. In time for this year’s Giving Tuesday on Nov.

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Using Inkind Donations To Help You Grow Your Nonprofit

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The best gift a nonprofit organization can receive is unrestricted cash, but an inkind donation of something your organization needs and would have otherwise purchased is also a high-value gift. Basically, it’s a non-cash donation made to a nonprofit organization.

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How Donate Now, Pay Later is Transforming Millennial & Gen Z Giving for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Clair , Co-Founder & COO at B Generous – the first-ever platform allowing nonprofit donors to “Donate Now, Pay Later”. According to Nonprofit Pro , “Millennials represent 33 million annual donors, have a $481 annual gift, and contribute to three charities annually.”

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Pushing Beyond the Donation Envelope for Faith Based Fundraising Success!

NonProfit PRO

Vincent de Paul, on how to streamline your fundraising and donor relationship management to save time and effort in creating sustainable year-round fundraising sources to thrive, not just survive, and fulfill your mission in any economy

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Top 6 Reasons to Focus on Recurring Donations for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

When a donor signs up for a recurring donation online, there are no checks to mail and no monthly reminders needed; much of the expense and hassle on the nonprofit’s side have been eliminated. Discover the benefits of recurring donations.

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Charitable Donation Tax Forms – Make it Easy for Donors

Donorbox Nonprofit

Donors that give to 501c3 nonprofit organizations can deduct up to 50 to 60% of their adjusted gross income (AGI). For that to happen, they file charitable donation tax forms with the IRS, often including the tax receipts they receive from charities.

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What is More Important Than Crypto Donations?

NonProfit PRO

Nonprofits are always looking for innovative ways to increase online donations, and that’s why crypto donations have caught their attention recently. But accepting crypto donations, which are not yet popular among donors, won’t move your needle.

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The Giving Block Expands Fundraising Capabilities for Nonprofits

NonProfit PRO

The Giving Block will begin offering stock and card donation processing capabilities beginning in the fall of 2022. The stock and card donation processing options will be available to the 2,000-plus nonprofit customers subscribed to The Giving Block’s flagship crypto fundraising solution.

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Create a Magical Experience To Grow Recurring Donors

NonProfit PRO

I especially like the magical approach that the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children took instead of referring to the donor newsletter. You indeed can create some magical experiences for your recurring donors. Donor Relationship Management Recurring Donations

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Should Your Nonprofit Accept Cryptocurrency Donations?

NonProfit PRO

Let's explore why this mode of donation may be of interest to donors, the benefits to nonprofits accepting cryptocurrency, and any potential risks of what some are calling Money 2.0.

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10 Donation Page Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Also important to be aware of is that 26% of online donations made in 2019 occurred on a mobile device. Having a mobile-compatible website is now a standard best practice and that is especially true for your nonprofit’s donation pages. Monthly donors give $35.46

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Unlock Hidden Donor Potential with Predictive Analytics & Automation

NonProfit PRO

Analytics Lapsed Donors Recurring Donations Automation identifying supporters optimized fundraisingJoin us as we discuss how nonprofits need to find new, reliable methods of securing the funding they need. Effective fundraising requires targeting the right supporters, at the right time, with the right message and channel. With limited time and budget, fundraisers like you need tools to help raise the most without spending more.

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[eBook] 6 Steps to Building Lasting Donor Relationships

NonProfit PRO

Donors are the lifeblood of any nonprofit. This eBook outlines 6 areas on how to continue to serve your mission successfully, while growing and nurturing lasting relationships with current and new donors. And, when implemented, can help recurring donations increase year over year

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‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Concept Now Available for Nonprofit Donations

NonProfit PRO

With the technology entering the nonprofit space, nonprofits can make giving more affordable for the donor and potentially turn millennials and Gen Zers into major donors. Recurring Donations Software/Technology

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Utilize an Email Marketing Strategy to Drive More Donations

NonProfit PRO

When creating your nonprofit fundraising and donations strategy, email marketing should be on the top of the list of channels to use to support your efforts.

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New Research From OneCause Examines Evolving Social Donor Expectations

NonProfit PRO

Findings provide insights from social donors who gave to fundraising events over the past year and include what motivates them, when and how they will be comfortable returning to in-person events, and what influences repeat donations.

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Micro-donations: The Future of Nonprofit Fundraising

Hands on Fundraising

With the rise in online and mobile giving, micro-donations, also known as micro philanthropy, have become a positive trend in the nonprofit sector. The term usually refers to a smaller sum of money donated by millions of people to a charitable cause.

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Should You Accept ANY Type of Nonprofit Donation? (And How Should You Gracefully Decline a Gift?)

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When your nonprofit is just getting started, any nonprofit donation is a welcome donation, right? But trust me, there may be times when you don’t want to say “yes” to the donation being offered. Should you say “yes” and take the donation? Then soft-credit the donor.

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Donation Designations – Giving Donors The Freedom to Choose

Donorbox

It’s true – one of the top reasons donors choose to support a nonprofit organization is knowing the difference their gift will make in the lives of others. What if there was a way for donors to choose the specific impact of their gift?

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5-Question Playbook to Increase Donations

NonProfit PRO

Ready to build better connections with your donors while social distancing? Melissa’s 5-Question Playbook to Increase Donations shares how to save money, increase outreach and maximize donations by connecting with new and current donors safely and efficiently.

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6 Surefire Tips for Asking for Donations Over the Phone

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Making donation appeals over the phone is an interesting middle ground between asking for donations in person and making appeals through more anonymous methods like email or on your website. On the one hand, you are having a conversation in real time with a donor or prospect.

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The New Way to Reach Donors With Charity Profiles on Venmo

NonProfit PRO

Venmo has introduced charity profiles, a new feature that will enable PayPal-confirmed charities to raise funds and receive donations directly within the Venmo app. Collections/Payment Processing News/Stats/Studies App Charities Donations Paypal Venmo

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Donor Retention and an Oprah Winfrey Moment

NonProfit PRO

Come with me as we explore new insight into donor retention. Right now, I am going to give your organization 100 brand new donors; and you get 100 new donors; and you get 100 new donors; and you get 100 new donors. Recurring Donations Retention

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HOW TO: Easily Accept Stock Donations on Your Nonprofit’s Website – and Why You Should

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As leadership and development teams lean in for a final push, donors are receiving countless requests for limited financial support. . Appreciated stock represents the most tax-advantaged way to support causes donors love for 3 key reasons: . Why Now Is a Good Time to Donate Stock.

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4 Types of In-Kind Donations and How To Leverage Them

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In order to maximize their donation potential, nonprofits could embrace creative, diverse fundraising alternatives to monetary contributions. Many gifts that fall in this category are in-kind donations, defined as any non-monetary contributions to a nonprofit, like products and services.

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Building A Donation Page That Donors Can’t Resist

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A donation page is one of the most important components of your website and can make or break your fundraising. Your donation page should ultimately aim to close the loop by converting those individuals into donors. Elements of a Donation Page. Recurring donation option.

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