Jamie L.

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

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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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 cover

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30
Nov

Picking a Crowdfunding Platform for Nonprofits: 5 Questions to Ask

Picking the right crowdfunding platform sets the groundwork for your campaign. When you create a fundraising page on a platform, that’s where you’ll direct donors to learn more about your project and potentially make a donation. Therefore, your fundraising page should capture your supporters’ attention and have all the necessary elements so that you can make the most out of your

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16
Nov

Nonprofit Website Design: The Beginning Designer’s Checklist

With more and more donors preferring to engage with nonprofits through mobile and digital channels, designing a captivating website for your nonprofit is more important than ever before. A strong website can help your organization convey its mission, establish trust with your supporters, build stronger relationships with present and potential donors, and ultimately, capture more online donations. However, in order

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24
Oct

PayPal Alternatives for Nonprofits: A Comprehensive Guide

Even though many nonprofits use PayPal, it’s not the best platform for organizations seeking to accept online donations. Many PayPal alternatives exist that can offer your nonprofit more. If your nonprofit is looking to take your online donation forms to the next level, you should look into other online giving software. To help you understand more about PayPal and the

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