5 Great Year End Fundraising Ideas

The holidays are on their way, and it's time to start thinking about the year end fundraising. Whether you want to increase your donations, get new donors involved or create some buzz around your organization with a campaign that will last until the end of the year, there are plenty of ideas that will work for you.

By |2021-10-05T17:04:36-04:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Featured Intermediate, Fundraising, Intermediate|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 5 Great Year End Fundraising Ideas

How to Transition Fundraising Events to Virtual Events

For many organizations, the crisis surrounding the spread of the Coronavirus is drastically and negatively impacting our fundraising. For organizations hosting physical fundraising events, many are being forced to cancel the event. Learn how to move a physical fundraising event, such as a race, gala, or fundraising auction, to online.

By |2020-03-19T13:57:03-04:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Featured Intermediate, Fundraising, Intermediate|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on How to Transition Fundraising Events to Virtual Events

3 Fundraising Goals for 2020

You may be like me and take a little time at the end of the year to reflect on the previous year and look forward to the next year. As I reflect on 2019 and prepare for 2020, I'm reviewing my goals and see a need to take things back to the basics. You likely have many goals you must accomplish this year to consider it a success, but I suggest you focus on these three important fundraising goals.

By |2019-12-28T20:03:00-05:00December 28th, 2019|Categories: Donor Communication, Featured Intermediate, Intermediate|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 3 Fundraising Goals for 2020

4 Examples of Nonprofit Engagement

Recently, a question was posed to me on LinkedIn asking about which nonprofits are engaging with donors in a way that creates a feeling of "belonging." We've found in surveys that donors frequently talk about a desire to be a part of community. Donors want to be a part of something. With donors who have

By |2022-08-06T17:57:44-04:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Featured Intermediate, Fundraising|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 4 Examples of Nonprofit Engagement

5 Ways to Reactivate Lapsed Donors

One key metric that will determine the success of your fundraising program is reactivation of lapsed donors. If a donor has stopped giving to you, what will motivate him or her to return? How can we get them to fall in love with us again? You'll learn 5 ways to reactive your lapsed donors.

By |2022-08-06T17:58:26-04:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: Donor Communication, Featured Intermediate, Intermediate|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 5 Ways to Reactivate Lapsed Donors

118 REAL Nonprofit Email Subject Lines for Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is almost here! Many nonprofits take advantage of the collective campaign around Giving Tuesday to drive donations. This list of 118 email appeal subject lines came from a variety of nonprofits last year for Giving Tuesday. Use it as inspiration as you develop your Giving Tuesday email campaigns. It's Not Too Late to

By |2020-12-22T15:02:10-05:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Email Marketing, Featured Intermediate, Fundraising, Intermediate|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 118 REAL Nonprofit Email Subject Lines for Giving Tuesday

Developing a Great End of the Year Fundraising Strategy

Developing a great end of the year fundraising strategy can mean the difference between success and failure with your biggest fundraising quarter of the year. Today, you're going to learn how to develop a strategy - not just any strategy, but a GREAT one to guide you to success. You're going to build this great

By |2022-08-06T18:04:01-04:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured Intermediate, Fundraising, Intermediate|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Developing a Great End of the Year Fundraising Strategy

Complete Guide to Great Fundraising Appeals (with Examples!)

If you're new to fundraising, writing an appeal to raise funds is different than you might expect. Once, I hired someone who had sales and marketing experience but no direct nonprofit experience. He tended to write appeals that were very fact based, "1 billion people live in poverty" or "You can help 10,855 people right

By |2018-06-15T15:43:20-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Featured Intermediate, Fundraising, Intermediate|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Complete Guide to Great Fundraising Appeals (with Examples!)

How to Create a Sense of Urgency in Your Nonprofit Appeal

Creating a sense of urgency in your appeal messaging will help move readers to become donors. Think this is a trick that no longer applies? Consider the case of two nonprofits reaching the same potential donor. If the first nonprofit conveys a sense of urgency in the fundraising appeal and the second does not, in

By |2018-02-27T11:12:05-05:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Featured Intermediate, Fundraising, Intermediate|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to Create a Sense of Urgency in Your Nonprofit Appeal
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