5 Benchmarking Tips for Effective Fundraising

5 Benchmarking Tips for Effective Fundraising

June 2, 2016 0 Comment

Nonprofit performance: Measuring Your Success   Nonprofit donors, supporters and management alike seek an answer to the same question: How effective is the organization’s performance? Increasingly, all are relying on data-driven metrics to assess fundraising performance against standardized and custom-designed benchmarks. For smaller nonprofits with limited staff and resources, the question becomes which benchmarks.   Setting […]

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10 Reasons Nonprofit Donor Research is So Important

10 Reasons Nonprofit Donor Research is So Important

May 19, 2016 0 Comment

Nonprofit donors: 10 reasons to do your research Research is the foundation of your nonprofit’s donor development. While current donors and supporters bring new donors to your cause and successful relationship management builds loyalty, reliance solely on your existing donor database limits your fundraising efforts. Investigation into donors’ resources and affiliations may seem callous and […]

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Fundraising Best Practices

Fundraising Best Practices

May 5, 2016 0 Comment

10 Best Practices for Nonprofits Don’t be shy about asking visitors to your organization’s website to give. After all, it’s the reason the site exists, isn’t it? Sure, you have compelling stories and evocative images, but if a visitor becomes sidetracked, loses interest and leaves your site, some other nonprofit will get the donation. Convert […]

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Should You Hire a Grant Writing Consultant?

Should You Hire a Grant Writing Consultant?

April 28, 2016 0 Comment

A Grant Writing Consultant Could Make the Difference Between a Winning Proposal and Failure Eventually, your non-profit will wonder whether to hire a grant-writing consultant.At first blush, it might seem more cost effective to utilize existing staff, but grant writing is a time-consuming effort that requires more than a passing knowledge of research and writing—grant […]

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The Nonprofit Giver That Keeps on Giving- Part 2

The Nonprofit Giver That Keeps on Giving- Part 2

April 21, 2016 0 Comment

Social media, as mentioned in part one of this two part discussion, is an easy and inexpensive way to keep in touch with tech-savvy donors. Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are obvious choices; also consider Reddit, Instagram, Digg and StumbleUpon—even BuzzFeed. Which social medium you choose depends on your message, to paraphrase Marshall McLuhan. In other […]

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The Nonprofit Giver that Keeps on Giving- Part 1

The Nonprofit Giver that Keeps on Giving- Part 1

April 14, 2016 0 Comment

How to get Your Nonprofit Donors to Give and Give Again   As with for-profit business, repeat revenue is the cost-effective foundation for nonprofit funding. Giving USA’s annual report[i] found individual donors make up 70 percent of a nonprofit’s total donations. It takes less staff time, money and effort to invest in donor stewardship than […]

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7 Valuable Lessons New Nonprofits Can Glean from Crowd Funding

7 Valuable Lessons New Nonprofits Can Glean from Crowd Funding

March 17, 2016 0 Comment

By following the examples set by successful crowdfunding campaigns, nonprofits can learn some valuable lessons The idea of crowd funding, where one can put their product or cause to the masses, and ask for help in gaining the necessary capital to fund them, is not a new one. It has, however, brought about some smart […]

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Thanking Donors: It’s Not Manners, It’s Science

Thanking Donors: It’s Not Manners, It’s Science

January 14, 2016 0 Comment

A study by Dr. Monica Bartlett of Gonzaga University and Dr. Lisa Williams of the University of South Wales suggests that simply thanking someone may make them perceive you as more “warm” and feel more willing to continue interacting with you. The findings will be published in Emotion, a psychology journal that features original research, […]

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How to Use Email to Motivate Fundraisers

How to Use Email to Motivate Fundraisers

January 7, 2016 0 Comment

Peer-to-peer fundraising empowers your supporters to raise hundreds or even thousands of dollars for your cause, even if they can’t personally make a large donation. Turning supporters into fundraisers also allows organizations to reach a much wider audience than might ordinarily be possible. As with any instance of teamwork and delegation, however, it can be […]

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