The Fundraisers Paradox – Updated for Coronavirus

Until the end of time we, in the nonprofit sector, live in the fundraisers paradox. That place of what we feel we need to tell our donors and what our donors want to hear from us.

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Making Things Work Right Now

I won’t lie. I’ve had to dig deep lately to find good news & to feel support while living alone. If you’re feeling the same, there IS good news out there. Consider me YOUR support person today. I’ve gathered some resources for making things work as you go through your day.

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Nail Your Request for Donations, Especially During a Crisis

For most of us, fundraising isn’t something that comes naturally, especially a straight request for donations. Asking for money goes against everything we were ever taught, right? We all grew up learning that it wasn’t polite to talk about money and it definitely wasn’t right to ask your friends and family for handouts. It

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How to Hold A Successful Virtual Nonprofit Event

It takes outside-box-thinking – a change agent – to pivot to a virtual nonprofit event.  As a change agent you’re willing to take risks, implement new fundraising & new donor engagement strategies, AND use technology to challenge the status quo. No easy task.

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4 Reasons Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Should Be Your Next Move

Modern media is constantly highlighting prominent issues, and it can feel like nonprofits that address those issues are always asking for support. Consider how your nonprofit can take advantage of the online space to spread awareness of your cause, reach the right audiences, and stand out among world issues and constant corporate marketing messaging.

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Pivot Fundraising FAQs – Part II

In week two of uncharted territory you have many questions about your new role in pivot fundraising. First and foremost, keep your communication lines open with your board, staff, volunteers, donors and those who benefit from your important work.

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Uncertain Times Mean Making New Plans

You’re likely asking: Should we ask for a gift now? How do we meet goal when we cancel our event? Should we send out a mailing?
Get answers to your questions March 18 at 10 AM Central.

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