Jamie L.

17
Apr

Fundraising Strategies & Nonprofit Tech Blog Carnival – We’re Hosting!

Technology is trending mobile. And that means that nonprofit technology is trending mobile as well. From text-to-give to donation pages optimized for smartphones, there’s no shortage of mobile fundraising opportunities. We’ve written a lot about the topic. So, when we decided to host this month’s Fundraising Strategies & Nonprofit Tech Carnival, the choice for what our focus should be was

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1
Mar

Mobile Payments Company @Pay Launches All New 2-Click Fundraising Solution

Mobile Payments Company @Pay Launches All New 2-Click Fundraising Solution @Pay LLC announced today that it has rolled out significant updates to its patented 2-click fundraising software targeted to nonprofits. Recognizing the importance of the ‘mobile-first’ experience, @Pay offers robust yet easy-to-use payment solutions for web, email and text-to-give on mobile devices. “With nearly 1,000 new organizations signed up to

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18
Feb

9 Brilliant Fundraising Trends for 2017 (That can Help You Raise More)

The new year is fast approaching, and with it, comes changes in how you approach your fundraising. But have now fear, we’ve done the work of trend forecasting for you. These predictions include iterations on existing concepts and fresh takes in the fundraising world. In both instances, this list of trends is built to help you improve your fundraising.  If

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28
Jan

Fundraising Feasibility Studies: 6 Things to Learn About Your Donors

    Fundraising feasibility studies are targeted interview efforts that precede a capital campaign or a large project. They’re often conducted by schools and universities or other large nonprofits like health-based organizations. Usually, a fundraising consultant will interview 20-40 stakeholders about their perceptions of your nonprofit and the campaign you’re proposing. (Click the resource above to learn more about hiring a fundraising

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19
Jan

How the Top Crowdfunding Websites Compare to GoFundMe

Crowdfunding is more than just the hottest trend in fundraising — in fact, this strategy has proven itself to be a valuable way for individuals, organizations, and teams to increase their fundraising power through their online networks. You may be familiar with some of the crowdfunding giants, like GoFundMe, but did you know there are actually a number of other crowdfunding

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18
Jan

8 Innovative Fundraising Ideas Your School Should Try

Hosting a profitable fundraiser can be a big challenge for elementary, middle, and high schools. With so many tired school fundraising ideas floating around, your school may need a bit of inspiration to engage your students and donors. That’s why we’ve compiled the top 8 innovative fundraising ideas for schools: Text-to-give Custom t-shirts Giant sundae Read-a-thon Corporate sponsors Prospect screenings

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6
Jan

Nonprofit CRMs: 7 Essential Features Every Organization Needs

Nonprofit CRM software is the most robust and comprehensive piece of technology that organizations can buy. CRMs boast an extraordinary range of benefits, from enabling your organization to better organize and leverage data to freeing up more staff hours to cutting down on errors and inaccuracies. But not all CRM software is created equal. In order to reap all of these many benefits,

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30
Nov

Charity Auctions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Maximize Donations

So you want to host a charity auction. That’s great! Auctions can be a fun way to engage your supporters and raise funds for your worthy cause. Plus, bidding on a unique item can be just the right motivation your donors need to give. If you’ve started planning an auction, you know that it can take a lot of work.

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30
Nov

The Power of Online Donations

Over $1.2 million dollars is spent online every 30 seconds. With this level of activity, your organization has incredible opportunities to take advantage of online fundraising. This post will walk you through: Rising Trends in Online Giving Strengthening your Organization for the Future Unique Online Fundraising Opportunities Paired with traditional fundraising strategies, online donations have the power to supercharge donations.

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30
Nov

 7 Tips for Working Successfully with a Fundraising Consulting Firm 

  If you’ve decided to hire a consulting firm to help you with your fundraising, you’re probably wondering how you can work together successfully. A strong partnership will ensure that you receive a solid return on your investment. To work well with a consulting firm, you need to find the right professional that can address all of your concerns. So, we’ll

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