Category Archives: Fundraisers

How Nonprofits Can Jump on the Bitcoin Bandwagon

Bitcoin has been around for just over 10 years, and in that time it has become a big deal. It’s discussed in everything from Trump’s tweets to popular songs, TV shows and movies. Its popularity increased as younger generations, who

Leveraging Facebook to the Fullest

By Josh Kashorek, Director of Marketing from Five Q Why Facebook is Important to Nonprofits If you’re a marketer, then you know the impact that Facebook has globally. The platform provides a vast space for organizations of all sizes to

T-Shirt Fundraising: A New Take on Crowdfunding

If your nonprofit is looking for a new fundraising idea that will get your supporters excited to make a donation, then t-shirt fundraising could be exactly what you’re looking for. This new crowdfunding option is an easy way for your

Roll With Your Role: Feeling Valued in the Workplace

A major challenge most working adults face every day is getting themselves up and going for work. The perpetual dailiness of life can get tiring if you aren’t motivated by a passion. You get up, get ready, look yourself in

Getting People to Trust in Your New Nonprofit

Okay, you did it. You’ve finally turned that idea into a reality and started your own nonprofit. Great job! But the work is far from over.  Donors are one of the most ― if not the most ― important parts

Using Social Science to Strengthen Your Fundraising

At its core, fundraising is a persuasive craft. It involves using rational and emotional appeals to move listeners and readers to take some action, like making a gift or volunteering time in support of your cause. While fundraising communications are

How to Motivate a Bored Board — Light a Fire

By Kelly Medwick, EVP of Business Development at Firespring There are a million reasons why any one particular nonprofit board member may stall out. Maybe they got promoted at their day job and their responsibilities grew. Or maybe their family

A Nonprofit’s Guide to Risk Management

It’s a big world out there. As a nonprofit, there are plenty of opportunities to take and tough decisions to make. But with everything you do, there’s some amount of risk that comes with it. It can be hard to

The Fundraising Trends of 2019 You Don’t Want to Miss

If you’re looking for ways to boost your 2019 fundraising efforts for your nonprofit organization, you’re in the right place. There’s no better way to do so than by knowing the trends within your niche. Understanding what’s happening around you

5 Steps for Dealing With Problem Employees

We know the struggle all too well. You feel like you’re talking to a wall and nothing is getting through, and any attempt to engage and inspire seems to fall flat. At some point, we all have to deal with