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Nonprofit Fundraising Basics: Matching Gifts


New to matching gifts or interested in understanding the basics a bit more? Matching gifts are almost exactly like those chocolate chip cookies.

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Enhancing Your Major Gift Fundraising Strategy with Analytics

Connection Cafe

Growing a relationship over time with newly identified prospects is key to developing or enhancing major gifts programs or initiatives. Summary.

Major Gifts and a $260,000 Online Donation


— Larger and larger gifts are being given online. The question for me is, “Is this major gifts fundraising ?”

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Sharing Your Story: How to Engage Donors with the Philanthropic Impact of Their Gift

Connection Cafe

It might seem too easy, but research shows that donors want to know 1) how their gift was used and 2) what impact it had. Make a short video.

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How Nonprofits Use Social Media to Promote Matching Gifts

John Haydon

Now it’s time to take your seats, dim the lights, and show you matching gift social media promotion in action.

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Major Gift Fundraising: 13 Expert Tips (Nonprofit Tech Carnival)

Donor Search

This month’s Fundraising Strategies & Nonprofit Tech Carnival is all about one thing: major gifts.

Accounting for Year-End Gifts

Connection Cafe

The fundraisers rock the year-end campaign, and the business office is flooded with gifts.

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10 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As a follow-up to 25 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofit s , below are 10 holiday gift programs that benefit nonprofits.

“Getting Real” with Donors: Creating a Culture of Philanthropy for Securing Unrestricted Gifts

Connection Cafe

In fact, I would argue they are the ideal opportunity for a donor to prove his or her commitment to your organization’s mission and these sort of gifts should be celebrated and recognized to the utmost extent. But what if there was a way to inspire donors to make unrestricted gifts? Or better yet, improve its financial health? Be real.

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19 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

These gift programs are ideal for socially and environmentally conscious holiday shoppers that would prefer their spending directly empower nonprofits.

Inspiring “Gifts of Gratitude” in Healthcare

Connection Cafe

Since the program started two and half years ago, the organization has received more than 970 gifts of gratitude and honored 428 caregivers. Get patient data daily, run through wealth screening and provide major gift officers a list of potential prospects to visit while in the hospital. The benefits have been three-fold: 1.

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The BEST gift idea for your office!


Looking for an awesome gift for your colleagues, your boss or your Millennial staff? Look no further! –Daniel H. Want a bulk order?

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Research Friday: The gift

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Dianna Schwartz , Public Allies Arizona Alumna. Executive Director. Military Assistance Project. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

10 Holiday Tribute Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ranging from wildlife conservation to refugee relief, tribute gifts make excellent holiday gifts for friends, family, and work colleagues.

29 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That’s a lot of consumer spending power that when spent consciously can help finance nonprofits and good causes worldwide. American Red Cross.

Predictive Modeling vs. Wealth Screening: Effective Segmentation Programs Require a Healthy Mix

Connection Cafe

Since major gifts typically come from invested assets, overlay investments or net worth estimates onto your results to further refine your segments.

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5 Red Flags to Look Out for When Raising Major Gifts

Wild Apricot Blog

Fundraising expert Amy Eisenstein identifies the top red flags to watch for at your organization when it comes to receiving major gifts.

Online Fundraising and 3 Reasons to Start a Recurring Gift Program


The concept of recurring gifts is simple. You’ll even learn about recurring gift management in The Raiser’s Edge. Register Now !

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7 Must-Haves for Major Gift Success

NonProfit Hub

There is huge potential for impact when you connect your nonprofit organization to individuals with the capacity to make a significant gift.

5 Facts About Online Average Gift Size

NonProfit Trends

I looked at nearly $500 million in online giving from over 2,500 nonprofits in 2012 and found some interesting trends in the data.

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What prompts an online gift?

Connection Cafe

I tell them, “Yes, I would like to make a gift this year, however I would prefer you save the stamp and I’ll go online to make my gift. As the number of touch points grows, it will become more and more important for organizations to determine which channels are prompting the gifts they receive. Program.

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Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops: 3 Vital Storytelling Tips

John Haydon

In fundraising, including major gift fundraising, stories motivate donors to provide financial support. link].

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How to Engage Volunteers in Your 2016 Giving Tuesday Strategy

Connection Cafe

Ask your volunteers about matching gifts. Nonprofit Fundraising #GivingTuesday Advocacy giving tuesday matching gifts Social Media volunteers

5 Ways You Should Incorporate Matching Gifts Across Your Organization’s Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

After speaking with nonprofits about the need to access matching gift funds in a cost-effective way, Double the Donation was born. _. Matching gifts are corporate giving programs that encourage employees to donate to nonprofits. Matching gifts allow companies to boost their cultures of corporate social responsibility.

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22 Online Gift Stores That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Global Goods Partners Fair Trade Gift Store. SERRV Fair Trade Online Gift Store. Jude Online Gift Shop. percent to $586.1

Can Social Media Give the Gift of Life?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Two years ago on this blog, Porter Gale published a guest post asking “ Can Social Media Save Lives? How’s That for ROI?

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11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Wild animal adoptions are the perfect gift for holidays… for a friend or yourself. Heifer International :: Gifts of Hope. Kiva Cards.

Year-End Planning for Legacy Gifts Starts NOW!

Connection Cafe

For the planned giving officer, it’s time to kick into high gear with marketing and gift-instruction reminders to your constituents.

Engaging Event Donors to Consider Planned Gifts

Connection Cafe

Explore simple ways to engage your event donor in the planned gift conversation. Planned Giving Stewardship event donors planned gifts

Ensure Sustained Giving by Planned Gift Donors

Connection Cafe

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Three New Ways to Delight Your Donors

Connection Cafe

That means prompt acknowledgement letters, hand-written notes for major gifts, and regular phone calls of gratitude to new donors. Get snappy.

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2 Strategies to Promote Matching Gifts and Year-End Fundraising

John Haydon

The post 2 Strategies to Promote Matching Gifts and Year-End Fundraising appeared first on John Haydon. Online Fundraising

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3 Best Practices to Multiply Major Gifts at Your Organization

NonProfit Hub

Major gifts don’t appear out of thin air. Any fundraiser will tell you that acquiring major gifts is a true challenge. Solicitation.

Accounting for Development Gifts

Connection Cafe

gifts in the future. If it weren’t for development staff, many nonprofit organizations would be out of business tomorrow! Absolutely not!

5 priceless gifts board members can give their nonprofits

ASU Lodestar Center

And they can start by giving their nonprofit these five priceless gifts: Permission to talk about real costs. Social Velocity. A capacity plan.

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Give a Little More…We’re Talking Average Online Gifts

Connection Cafe

One idea was to increase the average online gift. The next logical question was asked “how do you increase the online average gift?”

Give the Gift of TechSoup to Your Favorite Organization

Tech Soup Blog

I'm sure most of us would love to make this kind of generous gift. Membership is completely free, and signing up is simple. spanhidden.

Test Your Security Knowledge and Win an Amazon Gift Card!

Tech Soup Blog

We'll be doing a random drawing weekly for a $100 Amazon gift card. Are you a trivia master? Or a security enthusiast? Take the Quiz Now.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Texting For Good, Killing Your Annual Appeal, and The 2nd Gift.

Connection Cafe

Here are this week’s nonprofit highlights: The 2nd gift. I’m a recovering perfectionist. I just needed a little more time. Stories.

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11 Holiday Gift Programs That Benefit Nonprofits and Make the World A Better Place :: 2011 Edition

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Many of us will purchase hundreds of dollars in holiday gifts over the next six weeks, and with some conscious consumerism those dollars could also help some of your favorite nonprofits continue their work in 2012. their gift program also accepts U.S.-issued issued credit cards. [ Shop Concern Gifts ]. Online Fundraising

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