4 Tips To Recruit Volunteers For Your Next Major Event

Between working out all the logistics, sending invitations, and actually hosting your event, there’s a lot that goes into a successful nonprofit event. Recruiting and screening volunteers might seem like just another time-consuming task to add to your already massive to-do list, but our guest blogger Addison Waters of Galaxy Digital outlines four key pointers

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6 Guidelines for Planning Your Hybrid Silent Auction

When it comes to key fundraising events for your nonprofit, auctions can be a highly effective avenue for increasing donations to your cause. However, when embarking on an auction-planning journey, it helps to have guidance to get started. Karrie Wozniak, CMO at OneCause, outlines six essential tips in this article. Karrie has more than twenty

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A nonprofit fundraising plan that adjusts with the time

Today’s guest post is from T. Clay Buck, Founder & Principal of TCBFundraising. A Master Trainer, Clay also teaches at the University of Nevada. He’s been on all sides of a nonprofit – running the fundraising, analyzing nonprofit databases, and consulting to nonprofits. Here, he shares the basics of creating an effective nonprofit fundraising plan.

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Fundraising in the Black: 4 Accounting Best Practices

Effective organizational management is imperative for nonprofits to be successful in achieving their missions. Today, Jon Osterburg, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Jitasa, lends the knowledge he’s gained helping over 100 nonprofits globally with their finances. He outlines several best practices nonprofits can implement in their accounting processes.  Fundraising is a vital part

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[Guest Posts] 10 Tips for Creating a Highly Effective Planned Giving Appeal

Today’s guest post is from planned giving expert Tony Martignetti. Tony is the host of Nonprofit Radio and the creator of the Planned Giving Accelerator. Both as staff and as a consultant, he’s helped nonprofits raise over $100 million. You can follow him on Twitter @TonyMartignetti 10 Tips for Creating a Highly Effective Planned Giving

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[Guest Post] 6 Lessons Learned by Attending Virtual Fundraising Events

On a recent call, I heard a concept that really impressed me. Amanda Herlihy is the Director of Development South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities Foundation. She knew that she was going to have to shift her fundraising events to a virtual format. So in addition to reading about virtual events and

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[Guest Post] Expanding Your Money Mindset

Changing the way you think about money is a vital key to becoming successful at fundraising. In this guest post, Andrea Waltz points out an important area for us to address. Andrea is the author of “Go for No! Yes is the destination, No is how you get there” – an important book in helping

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What Nonprofit leaders need to know about the brain

Nonprofit work is stressful. So often we go about our work without realizing the effects of that ongoing stress on our brains. But Jessica Sharp does. The founder of Sharp Brain Consulting, Jessica helps leaders and the people they serve. Here she gives insights into what we should know about the brain to help our

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[Guest Post] Using your data to build real relationships

Today’s guest post is from Neon One’s Tim Sarrantonio. He’s a fundraiser, a database whiz, and regular conference speaker. A more complete bio comes after this article. You can see his most recent thoughts GIFs on Twitter @midwesttgs How to use data to build authentic relationships with prospects by Tim Sarrantonio, Director of Strategic Partnerships

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