5 Cool Ways to Thank & Inspire Contributions for #GivingDays

Whether you participate in #GivingTuesday, #GTMD2017, #GiveOutDay, or one of the many #GivingDays throughout the year, making the giving experience fun is key. I’ve got a few favorites that have stood out over the past few years. Be sure to share yours in the comments.

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Calculate this ONE number to make fundraising easier

Knowing what to say to inspire someone to give isn’t easy.   Here’s something that will work every time, even if you aren’t the most articulate person in the world.   With this one number you can take the pressure off of asking for money, because the ask is no longer about you.   What is it?30

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Here’s how you get your overhead funded

  Overhead.   Ugh.   It’s the hardest thing to raise money for, right?   No one wants to pay for salaries. Or to keep the lights on in your building.   Or for the dozen or so other items that must be paid for to keep your nonprofit running.   You’ve probably looked for30

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Fundraising Best Practices Lori Taught Us

As young professionals in the fundraising field, we actively seek mentorship to grow as individuals and fundraisers, with Lori’s mentorship and guidance, we are delighted to share some of the best practices we’ve implemented into our daily work

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Top 10 scary things about fundraising in a small nonprofit

  Working in a small nonprofit can be tough.   You wear a lot of hats and it’s easy to feel like the Lone Ranger.   There are so many things to do, that some of them are outside your comfort zone. Like, so far outside your comfort zone you feel like you’re facing the30

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Are You Making it Possible for Supporters to Live Their Destiny?

You may have heard or read the famous Gandhi quote:
Beliefs Become Thoughts“Your beliefs become your thoughts,
Your thoughts become your words,
Your words become your actions,
Your actions become your habits,
Your habits become your values,
Your values become your destiny.”

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What is it That You are REALLY Afraid Of?

Your important work requires philanthropic support. Philanthropists are people who support important work.

The only thing holding those philanthropists back from making a significant contribution to your work is that someone (YOU) failed to make the invitation.

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Why You Need More Than One Source of Revenue For Your Nonprofit

  Want to fully fund your nonprofit?   Here’s the key: create diversified revenue streams.   In other words, get money from more than once source.   Having diversified revenue streams creates stability and keeps you from being overly dependent on one source of funding, which is dangerous.     The problem with sole-source funding30

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5 Crowdfunding Concepts Your Nonprofit Needs To Know

This weeks article is by Steve Page from MobileCause     These days, crowdfunding is one of the most popular methods that individuals, nonprofits, universities, and other organizations use to quickly meet their fundraising goals.   With crowdfunding, a person or organization can set up a donation page that anyone with an internet connection may30

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6 numbers you MUST know to fully fund your budget

  Do you ever feel like you’re working and working, and still not raising the money you need?   You’re putting in a lot of hours, trying a lot of things, and you just can’t hit your goals.   Yeah, I think we’ve all been there.   You know why that happens?   It’s the30

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