Category Archives: Fundraisers

6 Ways to Generate More Media Coverage This Year

When you launch a nonprofit, its beneficiaries claim your attention, and rightly so. The people you impact should be your first priority. However, to reach those people with education, resources and services, you need external aid from the press. Here

4 Ways to Recognize Volunteers for National Volunteer Month

April is National Volunteer Month! Yes, you heard that right: there is a whole month dedicated to honoring volunteers across the country. Not only does the month commemorate the selfless efforts of so many people already volunteering, but encourages others

The Major Gifts Advice You Majorly Need

There’s a HUGE elephant in the room staring you right in the face. As nonprofiteers, we often focus on the seemingly “attainable” gifts that are less scary than the elephant…major gifts. But guess what? With the proper expectations, cultivation and

Your Spring Fundraiser Checklist

Sponsored by Give Lively Spring fundraising season is upon us and the pressure is on for nonprofits to hit their goals at upcoming galas or events. Here’s a quick checklist to make sure your nonprofit is ready: Set expectations Leading

Takeaways from Cause Camp 2018

Yet another Cause Camp is officially in the books. A special thanks to all who made it the best one yet. If you were unable to attend, or if you want to relive some of the magic, we’ve compiled our

Nonprofit Budgeting: Making Money Go Further

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine Here’s the biggest truth bomb that nobody is exclusively talking about when it comes to nonprofit finances: there’s no way for us to tell you exactly how your nonprofit’s budget should

Hone Your Craft: The Art of Nonprofit Storytelling

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Everyone has a favorite story. Whether it comes in the form of a book, a comic, a movie or a video game, we all have stories that we like and ones that

3 Easy Ways to Cut Nonprofit Costs

Your nonprofit likely has an idealistic mission statement—one that doesn’t mention anything about overhead costs. And while finding ways to lower your costs may not inspire the kind of enthusiasm your purpose does, every dollar you save contributes to those

The Importance of Strategy Sessions

This article was originally published in the Nonprofit Hub Magazine. With the new year freshly upon us, it’s a great time to plan your next long-term strategy meeting. Not only do these broad-stroke meetings help put last year into perspective,

How to Use Nonprofit Apps to Keep Beneficiaries Happy

Sponsored by Zoho Creator Nonprofits thrive on people. Whether they’re volunteers or employees, people are your biggest allies and most sincere well-wishers. In addition to expending time and energy to your cause, some of them go even further by making