Tue.Aug 09, 2022

6 ways to put more heart into your fundraising today

Hands on Fundraising

Fundraising is about using your heart as well as your head. And maybe fundraising isn’t really about money at all. In the long-run, successful fundraising focuses on relationships. And good fundraisers use their hearts as much as their heads.

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Top Tips for Bringing Gamification to Social Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Gamification is proving to be a powerful tool that can help nonprofits meet their fundraising and awareness goals. Because people are naturally hardwired to seek rewards, it builds enthusiasm and drives funding. Gamification Peer to Peer Social Media Incentives Social fundraising Social media

Curtis Memorial Library: A Tradition of Local Support


At DipJar, we love our customers. Knowing our technology is working to support so many meaningful missions is really satisfying. Public libraries are some of our favorites. They’re so much more than book museums.

Choosing the Right Microsoft Solution: Office 2021 vs. Business Premium


Microsoft offers a range of productivity solutions for nonprofits, each catering to slightly different needs. In what follows, we will compare two of these tools: the on-premises Office 2021 and the cloud-based Microsoft 365 Business Premium. Tech Planning

Nonprofit Technology Adoption: Why It Matters and How to Be Successful

Discover how this high-level overview report can help get your organization in shape for technology adoption and read helpful best practices for facilitating this critical process.

Donor-Advised Fund Spotlight Examines Use of Complex Assets to Fund DAF Philanthropy

NonProfit PRO

A new spotlight report from National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), the largest national, independent public charity that manages donor-advised funds (DAF), details that on average, over the past five years, noncash assets accounted for more than half of total contributions to NPT DAFs.

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Change InSight Initiative Relies on Data to Help Nonprofits Determine Programming Needs

NonProfit PRO

How can organizations with limited funding and thin margins address the root causes of issues and have a ripple effect on the clients they serve? The answer may lie in data. Analytics Data Mining Social Service/Public Welfare/Human Services Change InSight Data Programming

Marketing Your Fundraisers on Social Media: 6 Tips


If you’re a nonprofit planning to market a fundraiser, you’re likely deciding how social media will fit into the equation. (If If you’re not, you probably should be!)

13 Volunteer Time-Off (VTO) Stats Your Company Needs to Know

Volunteer Hub

Providing employees with time-off to volunteer is a great way to increase engagement and decrease turnover. Creating an employee benefits program that includes volunteer-time off is a great way to increase employee satisfaction and engagement.

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How to Host a Virtual Trivia Night


Virtual fundraising events are inexpensive to host while being profitable for many nonprofit organizations. Despite starting as a way to continue events during the pandemic, virtual events still hold a place in many nonprofits’ fundraising strategies because they’re so cost-effective.

Become the Association Your Members Want

As the pandemic advanced, we were keenly aware of the apprehension and pain throughout our community. Clients and colleagues contacted us with questions about managing revenue shortfall, introducing new technology, and preparing for changing membership patterns. The.orgCommunity organized a Think Tank to help identify trends and crystalize our outlook on the future of membership. The sessions were facilitated by Elizabeth Engel, Chief Strategist, Spark Consulting. This article is the result of feedback gleaned during those dialogues, previous research, and the viewpoints of the.orgSource team.

How Grantmakers Can Improve Collaboration Through Empathy and Experimentation


Years ago, I worked on a project where I was hired to interview about 75 different foundations in one state. These included all types of foundations, large to small, family-run, disease-related, corporate-operated. Do you know the one thing that nearly every foundation representative shared?