Fundraising isn’t easy

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Fundraising isn’t easy. Nonprofit board members or even staff leaders suggesting fundraisers just… call Oprah. The post Fundraising isn’t easy appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Blog Donors Fundraising fundraising programs fundraising staff

Fundraising is not debate club

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Take a look at the fundraising mail making its […]. The post Fundraising is not debate club appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Donor communications Fundraising Uncategorized debate donor commI bought a rowing machine last Christmas.

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Fundraising appeals: think before you act

Hands on Fundraising

So you’re ready to write a fundraising appeal. Too often, we use a fundraising appeal as a catch-all for everything we want to tell people. The post Fundraising appeals: think before you act appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

Did you miss the day fundraising took a vow of poverty?

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Fundraisers – and fundraising – need to be funded. The post Did you miss the day fundraising took a vow of poverty? appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Blog Fundraising Nonprofits fundraising staff nonprofit management

What community-centered fundraising means to me

Hands on Fundraising

Fundraising builds communities. Fundraising is an important way to build community. The post What community-centered fundraising means to me appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Blog Fundraising community fundraising community-centered individual fundraising

Are donors the problem with fundraising?

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Are donors really the problem with fundraising? There is a concept being talked about in some fundraising circles – “donor dominance”. The post Are donors the problem with fundraising? appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

Can fundraisers be both human and smart?

Hands on Fundraising

I received a lovely email from the Fundraising Everywhere folks. But then we veered from the big picture – keeping fundraising human – to tactics like font […]. The post Can fundraisers be both human and smart? appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

Fundraisers: use stories, not statistics

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The post Fundraisers: use stories, not statistics appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Blog Donor communications donor communications fundraising appeal storytellingThe human mind is a wanderer by nature. The daydream is the mind’s default state.

12 Ideas for a Virtual Fundraiser or Online Event

Get Fully Funded

During the pandemic, countless small nonprofits replaced their signature event with a virtual fundraiser and got amazing results. That success has many nonprofit leaders wondering … should a virtual fundraiser become a regular line item on our fundraising plan?

[PRODUCT DEMO] Eventgroove Fundraising Software

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In this 30-minute product tour of Eventgroove, learn how your nonprofit can easily host online, in-person, and hybrid fundraisers, sell tickets for raffles and auctions, and accept donations online through your website. Online raffles, auctions, A-thons, sweepstakes, and sales fundraisers.

8 Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Each year Nonprofit Tech for Good features a new set of niche online fundraising tools that are timely and relevant for the year to come. Golf fundraisers have emerged during the pandemic to be a reliable, Covid-19 friendly fundraiser. Fundraising

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Fundraising for introverts – how you can build genuine relationships

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The post Fundraising for introverts – how you can build genuine relationships appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Blog Caring for yourself Fundraising donor relationships introvertsAre you an introvert? I finished the second interview of the day.

It’s year-end fundraising time. But you’ll be OK!

Hands on Fundraising

Year-end fundraising is here. And if you’re a fundraiser, you know what that means, right? Time to take a deep breath, center yourself, and get ready for year-end fundraising! The post It’s year-end fundraising time. appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

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Eight Fundamental Concepts for Successful Non-Profit Fundraising Events

The Fundraising Authority

Fundraising events are a staple part of non-profit development programs worldwide. Your goal as a fundraiser is to make sure that you are maximizing your events to raise as much money as possible, without wasting valuable time and resources. What matters for your event is fundraising.

How to Write a Successful Annual Fundraising Plan in 6 Steps

Get Fully Funded

If you are trying to fundraise without an annual fundraising plan, you are trying to bake a pie with a lot of ingredients but no recipe. Do you really want to make fundraising so hard? But, my fundraising plan for the year is already pretty full [show them your written plan].

Instagram Feed Fundraisers: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Meta has quietly announced that the Facebook Fundraiser functionality is being expanded to Instagram. If your nonprofit is eligible for Instagram Charitable Giving Tools, then your supporters can now create fundraisers for your nonprofit. Instagram Feed Fundraisers will change that.

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10 Powerful Online Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Emily Rose Patz , Senior Copywriter at DonorPerfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. Those aboard the online fundraising train tend to not look back. Start crowdfunding with birthday fundraisers. Fundraising Sponsored Post

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[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Maximize Virtual Fundraising in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The pandemic accelerated virtual fundraising trends and changed the fundraising landscape forever. In this webinar , we’ll discuss: The latest virtual fundraising tools needed to effectively plan and manage online fundraising campaigns.

The Benefits of Hosting Small Fundraising Events vs. Large Galas

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Fundraising events are great opportunities to meet new friends, strengthen existing relationships, and serve a vital role in the revenue cycle of a nonprofit. . Fundraising Gala vs. Small Benefit . The large fundraising gala was the norm in the pre-COVID days (remember those?).

[WEBINAR] Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Those who register for all three webinars will earn a Certificate in Digital Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good. Customized for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this webinar will highlight current trends in online fundraising. 101 Best Practices Fundraising

100+ Fundraising Tasks for Your Nonprofit’s Board

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Many nonprofit organizations struggle to engage their board members with fundraising, especially the act of asking another person for money. Join online fundraising communities and ask lots of questions and monitor for great ideas. Fundraising Guest Post

30 Virtual and Hybrid Event Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Events are many people’s favorite thing about charity fundraising. While many of these fundraising event staples are great, such as fancy galas and golf tournaments, circumstances aren’t always ideal for in-person gatherings. A Gala is a well-known charity fundraising event.

A Strong Message for Fundraising = More and Bigger Donations

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If you’re trying to raise money but all you’re hearing is crickets, you may need to work on your message for fundraising. It can be hard, especially if you’re new to fundraising or don’t like to write. Why Your Message for Fundraising Is Important. This is Fundraising 101 !

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How to Set Sponsorship Levels and Benefits for Your Next Fundraising Event

The Fundraising Authority

For most fundraising events , the majority of your money should be raised through sponsorships. Assume that you will raise at least 50% of your overall fundraising goal through sponsorships (if not more). Fundraising Events corporate sponsors fundraising event

20+ Digital Marketing & Fundraising Conferences for Nonprofit Professionals Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Digital marketing and fundraising trends are constantly evolving and conferences provide an essential training opportunity for nonprofit professionals to learn from their peers and spark their creativity. Association of Fundraising Professionals International Conference. Fundraising

3 Great Unusual Fundraising Ideas

The Fundraising Authority

When small and midsized non-profits are looking for new fundraising ideas, they are usually given ideas that require a lot of work for only a little return. Things like carwashes, rummage sales, and spare change collections can raise money, but often take a ton of work in return for just a few thousand dollars of fundraising profit. Multi-Level Fundraising! Set up a fundraising committee for your group, and task it with a dollar goal. Fundraising Ideas

4 Tips for Managing Massive Nonprofit Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Here are 4 tips to help you plan a successful massive fundraising event. Your data also has the potential to help you better understand how to reward and recognize top fundraisers and volunteers and plan your daily work. Fundraising Sponsored Post Virtual Events

Fundraiser vs. Friendraiser vs. Waste of Time

The Fundraising Authority

After listing a number of events the Scranton branch has hosted over the past year, the voice on the other end of the line say, incredulously, “You held a tsunami-relief fundraiser that lost money…” To which Michael replies, “Okay, no, that was a FUN-raiser.

NFT Fundraising: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Charity Navigator

Technology has changed the nonprofit fundraising landscape time and again. In the not-so-distant past, fundraisers were divided over whether to accept online credit card donations. Can my nonprofit really benefit from NFT fundraising?

How to Predict Fundraising Revenue For Your Fundraising Plan

Get Fully Funded

You can’t plan out your nonprofit’s impact this year without projecting your fundraising revenue. In fact, you must plan your programs first so you know what your fundraising goal is. 3 Rules for Projecting Fundraising Revenue. Break out online fundraisers, too.

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A New Landing Page, Just for Fundraisers

EveryAction

Fundraising professionals often have enormous workloads, so it's critical that they're able to quickly access top-line data about their various fundraising channels and easily accomplish related tasks. Using the Fundraising Management Landing Page in EveryAction, it's easier than ever to view this data, access critical lists of top donors, search for specific contacts, analyze campaign performance, and more. fundraising

Engaged Boards WILL Fundraise!

Bloomerang

The post Engaged Boards WILL Fundraise! fundraising trendsappeared first on Bloomerang.

How Nonprofits Can Stay Compliant with Online Fundraising Laws in 2022

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Two years of pandemic fundraising have made online fundraising mainstream for most nonprofits. Online fundraising makes it simpler for your donors to give and easier for them to make recurring donations to support your mission. Fundraising Sponsored Post

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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Host a Successful Virtual Fundraising Event

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A virtual fundraising event can outperform an in-person event if it is well-planned and hosted using secure technology. In this webinar, learn what it takes to make your virtual fundraising event a success from planning, to execution, to follow-up. Fundraising

Should My Nonprofit Use Passive Fundraisers?

Charity Navigator

Many nonprofits have changed the way they think about fundraisers, leading many to wonder if passive fundraisers are a good choice for their organization. AmazonSmile Fundraising nonprofit fundraising passive fundraising

7 Fundraising Actions Taken by Successful Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Korrin Bishop , writer at Classy – a social enterprise that creates world-class online fundraising software for nonprofits, modernizing the giving experience to accelerate social impact around the world. These could include approaches such as: Peer-to-peer fundraising.

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Why Your Nonprofit Needs Peer-to-Peer Fundraising (and How to Use It)

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The fundraising pendulum is swinging back to “in person,” but that doesn’t mean you should ease up your online efforts, particularly peer-to-peer fundraising. Here’s why: It boosts the donations of almost any fundraising campaign, helping you to reach your goals.

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New! Earn a Certificate in Social Media Marketing & Fundraising from Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Our Certificate in Social Media Marketing & Fundraising covers the fundamentals of launching and maintaining a social media marketing and fundraising strategy for your nonprofit. 101 Best Practices Facebook Fundraising Instagram LinkedIn Social Media Twitter

Stay Focused, Fundraiser!

The Fundraising Authority

Likewise, it wastes precious dollars in the fundraising budget in return for very little gain. The epidemic to which I am referring is “fundraising wanderlust,” or a failure to stay focused in your fundraising efforts. You see, fundraisers at many of the non-profits I work with are constantly chasing after the next great idea, implementing something new they saw at a seminar, or trying a new program suggested by a board member.

10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Related Webinar: Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits. Today, nonprofits worldwide have access to online fundraising tools that could not have been imagined at the turn of the millennium, and current best practices are shaped by 20+ years of innovation and experimentation.

How to Decide Which Fundraising Software Your Nonprofit Should Use

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Emily Rose Patz , Senior Copywriter at DonorPerfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. There is a fundraising software that will help your staff manage fundraising campaigns and donor data efficiently and engage and grow your donor base.

34 Clever Summer Fundraising Ideas

Whole Whale

The summer brings with it the opportunity to take advantage of the great weather and use the great outdoors for great fundraising. We’ve put together over 30 fun nonprofit fundraising ideas for you to spring into this season. Online Fundraising Essentials. Superhero Fundraisers.

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5 Ways Mobile Apps Can Support Your Fundraising Strategy

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The post 5 Ways Mobile Apps Can Support Your Fundraising Strategy appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Blog Donor communications fundraising strategy mobile fundraisingThese days, it seems like there are mobile apps for everything.

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