Get The Most Out of Your Fundraising Event

If you’ve ever planned a fundraising event, you understand the months of planning and coordination that go into it. From securing sponsors to mobilizing volunteers, the process of executing a successful event can be all-consuming. With all of that hard work, you want to make sure that you get the most out of your event. Follow these tips to host a successful fundraising event.

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How America Donates – An Interactive Map

The United States of America is the most charitable country in the world according to a study done by the Charities Aid Foundation. It found that on average, Americans donated 1.44 percent of GDP (gross domestic product). However, in this respect, not every state is created equal.

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How to Double Online Fundraising for Your Nonprofit

This week I’m delighted to share this informative guest post by Joe Garecht, president of Garecht Fundraising Associates and editor of The Non-Profit Fundraising Digest.

Many nonprofit organizations feel “burned” by online fundraising. Consultants, authors, and software vendors have been talking about the fundraising power of the Internet for the past 20 years, but far too many organizations have been disappointed by the results.

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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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How to Collect Donor Stories to Fuel Your Year-End Fundraising

At CauseVox, we’re believers in the power of story-driven fundraising. We’ve put storytelling at the center of our online fundraising platform because we know stories can change the world, and your fundraising campaigns.

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Individual Donor Benchmark Report Reveals Secret Sauce for Effective Fundraising

Are you wondering how your fundraising program is really doing? How you compare to your peers? Where you could be raising even more money? The Individual Donor Benchmark Report is for you!

Each year the IDB Report examines individual donor fundraising data from small and mighty organizations – those with budgets under $2 million. There’s no other source of this kind of information on average gift, retention rate, online giving, recurring donations, and much more.

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Planned Giving Programs: Just Do It!

When I’m working with nonprofit organizations so many times I hear, “we don’t have a planned giving program” OR “I don’t know how to start a planned giving program.” The very brilliant Carol Weisman recently shared a simple and effective way you can move past those (perceived) barriers and just do it! Here’s Carol story that […]

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Focus on Women Donors

This week we have a hot topic and guest post from Mike LoPresti of TouchPoints. Mike is our guest speaker for the March 17th Ignited Fundraising Community webinar,  Where he’ll talk about how to use your Data so it Truly IS Your Most Valuable Asset. Who makes the best donor – men or women? Women are more […]

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Crowdfunding: An Essential Tool For Today’s Fundraising Mix

This week we have a hot topic and guest post by Deposit a Gift Founder, Dana Ostomel, our guest speaker for the February 18th Ignited Fundraising Community webinar, Crowdfunding 101. Chances are you’ve heard of crowdfunding, simply defined as online social fundraising, but you might not have a lot of experience with it. If you’re a […]

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Skip the Nonprofit Silent Auction. Put your Focus on Fund a Need

This week I’m honored to share a guest post by benefit auctioneer Sherry Truhlar, who will be our guest speaker for the January 21st Ignited Fundraising Community webinar, Fund-A-Need Secrets to Thousands of Dollars. Register here to join us. As a benefit auctioneer, I oversaw 54 nonprofit fundraising events last year. Six of them had […]

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