How Ambassadors Can Further Your Recurring Giving Programs

Whether it be the latest TikTok dance, Instagram live conversation, or a Facebook Challenge, influencers everywhere are taking to their chosen social media platforms to highlight brand partnerships. Skilled influencers have their own style and can easily incorporate either products or brand ideas into their usual content to captivate and inform their audience.  Ambassadors can […]

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Why fundraising asks are so hard

Fundraising is said to top the lists of things people find most scary. Right up there with fear of public speaking and fear of untimely death. Nonprofit fundraisers and volunteers refer to that fear when they explain why they don’t make the fundraising solicitations they know they need to make. They know they need to […]

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Deadlines drive donations

One of my favorite fundraising colleagues, John Donovan, once said, “Deadlines drive donations.” As we approach the end of June, this truth can help your fundraising efforts. Many nonprofits in North America end their fiscal year in June. The end of a fiscal year is a deadline. Chances are, there are people in your sphere […]

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Apple’s Privacy and your nonprofit’s email marketing

Have you noticed a change in your email open rates? Do they seem to have drastically increased? That increase isn’t what you think. Apple’s Mail Privacy Protection Even if you’re not an iPhone user, you may remember all the news about a year ago when Apple shared its new privacy protections, particularly with email. As […]

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Integrating Your Nonprofit Website With Social Media: 4 Tips

This article is contributed by Murad Bushnaq, Founder and CEO of Morweb.  Your nonprofit’s website and social media profiles are two important tenets of your online presence. For instance, social media enables you to connect with your supporters through regular posting and sharing. You might share photos from your last volunteer appreciation event or post […]

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You don’t need to be in crisis!

Last week, I heard board members make a classic blunder. They were worried that they couldn’t fundraise any more. Why? Because they weren’t in a crisis. They had good reserves and the finances were very well managed. So they couldn’t see why anyone would donate to the cause. Do you know what they started talking […]

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Why high-achievers find fundraising hard

As a leadership coach, I work with a lot of high-achievers. People who’ve experienced success enough times to be promoted to the head of a team, a department, or even the head the organization. One of the oddest things about leadership is in the Western model is that, you lose positional supervision just as your […]

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The 2 things to avoid in year end fundraising

With 4 weeks left in the calendar year, staying focused is more important than ever. Rather than feeling like you’re living out a well planned fundraising year, these last four weeks can often feel like you’re missing out on everything. That you’re falling short everywhere. The 2 Things To Avoid In Year End Fundraising It would

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