Category Archives: Fundraising

Understanding Why And How People Give

This post is sponsored by GoFundMe If you’re involved in nonprofit work, you’ve probably thought a lot about what motivates people to donate their hard-earned income to a charitable cause. While much has changed in the nonprofit realm over the

How to put Climate into Your Mission

Look, I know it’s scary. It’s tough to think about. But whether or not you accept it, the Earth is changing. Glaciers are melting, oceans are rising and weather patterns are changing. According to NASA Global Climate Change, In the

Fall Fundraisers – 6 Ideas to Kick off the Season

Looking for some fall ideas to (pumpkin) spice up your fundraising game? Here are some festive fundraising ideas to get people excited for the season and for your mission. With #GivingTuesday just around the corner, these ideas can help you

The Evolution of Auction Fundraisers

This post is sponsored by Auctria Auction fundraisers have evolved a lot since paper and pencil bid sheets and long checkout lines. There’s so much more fundraising in addition to just the auctioning at an auction fundraiser. Auction teams that

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

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

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

How to Maximize Your Auction Fundraiser

This article is sponsored by Auctria. Auction fundraisers are a proven instrument to blow away your fundraising goals. If you haven’t considered an auction for fundraising, learn how to choose a type of auction and demystify the process. For those

Tips for Meeting Donors Face-to-Face

It’s your first donor meeting. You’re excited and passionate, but terrified. How do you get this person to like you and your message enough to contribute to your cause? How do you “make the sell”? Meeting donors in person is

Share Stories to Further Your Cause

Once upon a time… With that phrase alone, I feel a twinge of anticipation for what’s coming next. Everyone loves a good story. Whether it’s a tale of a hero overcoming a hardship to find a happy ending, or a