Category Archives: Fundraising

3 Major Reasons to Host a Peer-to-Peer Fundraiser

Peer-to-peer fundraising (also known as social, P2P, or DIY fundraising) is an effective way to raise money for any cause. With this type of campaign, you enlist dedicated supporters to fundraise on your behalf.  Typically, you equip each participant with

4 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make as a Fundraiser in 2020

As a professional fundraiser at a growing nonprofit, you likely understand that maintaining a positive reputation and valuing your donor relationships are key components to maximizing success. Simply investing in the wrong tool or sending the wrong email to someone

Microphilanthropy Explained

For decades, philanthropy has been seen largely as black-tie galas paired with pricey auction items ― large events for larger wallets. With the introduction of the internet and social media, donors now have the ability to participate and give in

How Advocacy Fits Into Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Strategy

Nonprofit advocacy campaigns are becoming increasingly popular to help advance the mission of organizations. However, many organizations are under the impression that they must divide their attention between their advocacy campaigns and their fundraising efforts. In this case, many decide

Trends in Philanthropy: 4 Ways Nonprofits are Changing

We’re seeing significant changes in the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted aspects of society that we never expected. Individuals are working from home, others have applied for unemployment, and organizations everywhere have closed their doors.  Nonprofits are not exempt

Fundraising From Home: A Nonprofit Hub Guide

Working from home has presented some… challenges. Your productivity may be lacking, your team may be a bit more disorganized than usual, and your work attire has probably changed a bit. And as the giving season comes closer, your 2020

It’s Never too Early to Start Your Annual Campaign

While working for various nonprofits throughout the past twenty years, I always had such high aspirations for having our End Of Year (Annual Campaign) strategized by May, planned by August and ready to deliver by October.  It never happened that

A Nonprofit Guide to DIY Fundraising

The concept of ‘DIY Fundraising’ has been quite popular in the nonprofit world for some time now. Lately, the DIY fundraising mentality has been adopted by the for-profit world as well. For those looking to incorporate this fundraising concept into

8 Tips for Fundraising When You Hate Networking

Networking can be a daunting prospect. But it’s essential to having a successful nonprofit organization, so being prepared is vital. It doesn’t have to feel like a chore if you’re an introvert. Try these tips for fundraisers who hate networking:

Adjusting Online for Nonprofits: Keeping Faith Alive

The fight against coronavirus is all of ours together. Our assurance solely lies in the fact that we won’t be giving up any time soon. COVID-19 has affected every industry in some way or the other ― lockdowns all over