Category Archives: Fundraisers

How Small Businesses Can Leverage Instagram’s Hidden Likes

Instagram has stopped showing likes. Some might already know about this. Let’s take a little sneak peek into the background of the story. Back in November of 2019, Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri announced the number of likes on the Instagram

Today’s Talk with Susanne Blue

This week on Today’s Talk, we sat down with Susanne Blue, Executive Director of Matt Talbot Kitchen and Outreach Center. Matt Talbot serves individuals and families experiencing or at risk of homelessness in the Lincoln area.  This year, they had

How NOT to Make a Fundraising Plan

Fundraising. While it’s something so common in the nonprofit world, it can be a beast to tackle ― and get it right. A successful fundraising plan has every aspect down to a science. But things don’t always go as planned.

Today’s Talk with Mazarine Treyz

This week, we sat down with nonprofit career and fundraising coach Mazarine Treyz. Mazarine brings her expertise to discuss the future of the nonprofit sector. This difficult year is almost over, but next year will bring its own challenges. Mazarine

3 Fundraising Emails You Need to Send the Last Week of the Year

P.S. All this post, the ideas in it, and data shared are courtesy of NextAfter. The last week of the year is the most perfect time to send fundraising emails to your donors. Many nonprofits put all their year-end eggs

6 Tips for Your Year-End Giving Campaign

If you’ve lived even a day as a member of the nonprofit community, you know how huge the holiday season is. Temperatures are dropping and sleigh bells are ringing. Everyone’s in a more giving mood with a cup of cocoa

Today’s Talk with Ross Kimbarovsky

This week, we spoke with Ross Kimbarovsky, founder of Crowdspring. For over twelve years, Crowdspring has created designs for all kinds of organizations. They are passionate about making great design affordable. They also love to help nonprofits. Give Back is

How to Boost Online Donor Retention

Your nonprofit’s donor retention rate is the percentage of donors who give from year to year, or over any other specific time period. It’s probably one of the most critical metrics you should be studying in 2021.  Your ability to

Today’s Talk with Jim Blue

This week, we sat down with Jim Blue, executive director of CEDARS. CEDARS is a nonprofit organization that cares for vulnerable children and families in Southeast Nebraska. Emergency shelter and foster care training are just a couple of the many

Event Formats in 2020 and Beyond

If you’re a nonprofit leader, 2020 has likely put a wrench in your usual event planning strategy. With a global pandemic keeping most of us indoors, hosting a traditional in-person event is not the best idea. In order to adapt