7 strategies for keeping your nonprofit donor database clean

Successful fundraising depends on keeping your nonprofit donor database clean. You’ve probably heard the saying “garbage in, garbage out.” And it’s true. Clean data gives you the best shot at reaching people, prevents offending donors with misspelled names, and keeps you from wasting money on bad addresses. With today’s highly mobile workforce and employee

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How To Manage Your First Board of Directors

If there’s one thing that can drag down a small nonprofit, it’s a broken Board, especially when it’s your nonprofit’s first Board of Directors. Maybe you’ve been there – busting your can to grow your small nonprofit and you’ve got Board members who don’t show up, don’t want to lift a finger to help,

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6 ways to get your nonprofit website ready to boost holiday giving

The holidays are coming soon and that means you need to be ready to make the most of it, from having your year-end fundraising plan outlined to getting your nonprofit website ready to receive donations. If you’re like most people, you haven’t looked at your website in a while. But you should. Many donor

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How to use branding for nonprofits to make fundraising easier

When you’re just getting started, you probably don’t think much about branding for nonprofits. You’re more concerned with getting the word out. You need to find donors and supporters who will give often and give big so you can grow your small nonprofit and fulfill its mission. You need to get noticed, build an

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6 reasons why people won’t give to your fundraising letter and what to do about it

We’ve all received a fundraising letter in the mail asking us to donate. Some are from nonprofits you’ve already donated to while others are groups you may not have heard of that are looking for new donors, targeting you. You may have given money to some of these groups after receiving a request in

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The 10 roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit Board of Directors

Every nonprofit has a Board of Directors. Yet most people don’t understand what exactly the Board’s job is. It’s surprising how many Board members themselves are confused about their role. Some Executive Directors are a little unsure what their Board should be doing, but they’re pretty sure it’s more than what they’re doing now!

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Stellar year-end fundraising strategies for busy nonprofit leaders

Once the calendar hits October, year-end fundraising season is in full swing. It’s the best time of the year for nonprofit fundraisers because most people are thinking about those less fortunate and thinking about the charitable donations they want to make. In fact, half of nonprofits raise the bulk of their annual operating money

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You may need a new fundraising strategy to keep your small nonprofit growing

Sometimes, no matter what fundraising strategy you try or how hard you work, you just can’t seem to raise enough money. It’s like you’ve hit a wall. What used to work just isn’t productive anymore. Or what you’ve seen work for others doesn’t work for you. It’s frustrating and can leave you feeling inadequate,

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What you need to know BEFORE you start a nonprofit

Setting a good foundation is important in any endeavor, but especially when you start a nonprofit. Good preparation can mean the difference between vibrant programs, happy donors, community support and…disaster. You’re here reading this so obviously you’re the kind of person that understands the importance of taking all the right steps from the very

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