Online Giving

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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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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3
Oct

5 Ways Technology Can Increase Volunteer Retention

Nonprofits constantly search for ways to retain their volunteers while continuing to recruit. With the advancements in technology, it is now easier than ever to keep open lines of communication with all volunteers. Being able to reach out to thousands of volunteers at any time can be as simple as a click of a button. Making volunteers feel welcome is

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23
Sep

6 Donor Abandonment Causes and Solutions: An Actionable Guide for Nonprofits

Every nonprofit already understands the inherent challenges associated with getting an interested supporter to the finish line, aka the donation page. However, many nonprofits underestimate how much effort it takes to get a donor to cross that finish line once they click the ‘donate’ button. In fact, many people who click on your donation button aren’t finishing the process. That

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7
Sep

Matching Gift Databases: What to Look for (Plus Our Top Picks!)

Whether you’re accepting donations with text-to-give software or are using standard donation pages to receive funds, you can promote matching gifts to your donors. However, you’ll need to enlist the help of matching gift software and a matching gift database if you want to truly make the most of the “two-for-one deal” of the fundraising world. To help you get

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28
Jun

7 Strategies to Brand Your Next Church Fundraising Event

8 Strategies to Brand Your Next Church Fundraising Event The term “branding” gets a bad rap in the nonprofit industry and within the faith-based organization community. It’s typically seen as an inherent part of business—and therefore as something that churches shouldn’t and don’t have to worry about. But that just isn’t the case! Churches, just like businesses, have to keep

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25
May

5 Ways to Increase Your Proceeds Using Modern Fundraising

With online and mobile fundraising becoming more popular each year, it’s no surprise that traditional fundraising methods are starting to see exciting changes. But while online and mobile fundraising certainly offer a variety of benefits for your cause, not everyone immediately understands the value of adopting modern fundraising methods. That’s why we created our top five ways to increase your fundraiser proceeds, using modern fundraising

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1
Mar

How to Secure a Golden Donation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Acquiring a Second Donation

What is a “golden donation”? Great question! According to the Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s 2015 Survey, only 19% of new donors give again after their first donation. However, once a new donor gives a second time, 63% will give again. That second donation, the one that means that a donor will be more than three times as likely to give again,

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