October 2015

30
Oct

Trinity Episcopal Church Case Study

In February of this year, Trinity Episcopal Church decided to make a big change. Like many churches, Trinity collected tithes in the traditional manner—through collection plates at church services, through collection envelopes mailed in by parishioners each week, and through annual pledge drives. The historic church, located in New Orleans, is home to an active and growing congregation that brings together people from all across

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23
Oct

From Acquisition to Retention

How many donors continue to give to your organization? If your acquisition strategy is solid, it can help your organization secure new donors as repeat donors. Let’s look first at how to collect donor information, and then at how you should look to use your donor data to encourage giving again and again. Keep your donation form simple:   You

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8
Oct

Express Payments at Fundraising Events

Events continue to be a one of the most popular fundraising methods and they most likely will be for some time to come. Lets face it; it’s hard to beat the “good feeling” present in a philanthropic atmosphere–so many people are united through meaningful conversation, inspiring company, and great food. There may even be an auction for a grand prize that generates excitement. Both fundraisers and donors

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7
Oct

John Killoran Explains What’s New at @Pay

John Killoran, @Pay President and CEO, was interviewed in September 2015 at the Mobile Payments Conference that took place in Chicago, Illinois. He explains who @Pay is, the difference between @Pay, Google Pay, and Apple Pay, and what is The Next Big thing at @Pay.

1
Oct

The Rise of Social Media Fundraising

A few weeks ago, we discussed social media as a key method for receiving donations. The recent results of Nonprofit Research Collaborative’s Winter 2015 Report seem to agree with us. The report summarizes the data collected from a nonprofit survey in January and February of 2015. One of their biggest findings has to do with the current use and expected increase in value

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