The story we told ourselves when we took a job in the social sector may have been, “I want to make a difference.”
Then reality sets in and day-to-day rushing to put out fires, meet with and report to the board, meeting payroll, and possibly even delivering some of your programming creates an exhausting hamster wheel of activity.
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The best fundraising event names I’ve heard are tied to the nonprofit’s mission and often have a double-meaning. Here are two examples.
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The old saying is true – “Many hands make light work.” Volunteers can be a huge asset to your nonprofit, donating hundreds or thousands of hours of work each year to your cause. When your nonprofit is new or young, it can be tricky to find great volunteers and plug them in to30
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Whether you track your steps, hours of sleep, gifts to your annual fundraising campaign or donor retention, “keeping track” is a hot topic.
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It’s time to plan for the most productive season of the year – Fundraising Season! Yep, kids are back in school, pumpkin spice is EVERYWHERE, and some folks are already thinking about the holidays. Those of us in fundraising are starting to think about how to best leverage the next four months. 30
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I find myself, and some of my coaching clients, focusing on getting things PERFECT before finishing a task.
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Dolph Goldenburg, host of the Successful Nonprofits Podcast, interviewed me to get my take on how small nonprofits should run their fundraising events.
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Your donors give because of the way it makes them feel. Period.
A simple, powerful way to cause them to feel great is to update them on the impact of their previous gifts. Keeping them engaged.
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This week’s article was written by guest author, Christian Golden. Your nonprofit has more pressing business than tricking out its email marketing strategies. But delivering on the big stuff is harder than it needs to be without good email marketing to expand your reach in the crucial search for volunteers, donors, favorable press, and30
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It’s not often I take an entire blog post to talk about someone else’s “stuff.” When I read this new book by Greg Warner from MarketSmart, I decided it’s juicy enough to devote more than a single line or two mention.
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