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.
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.
If you’ve decided to hire a nonprofit 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 nonprofit consultant, you need to find the right professional that can address all of your concerns. So, we’ll
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
Even though many nonprofits use PayPal, it’s not the best platform for organizations seeking to accept online donations. Many PayPal alternatives 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 challenges and the alternative options
Because of the rate of technological innovation, many might imagine that email will soon become irrelevant. When nonprofit fundraising emails decline in performance, it’s easy to jump to the conclusion that this must be because email is losing efficacy. However, the problem lies not in the power of email itself, but in HOW nonprofit email marketing programs are run. There are two main problems with many
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
The success of any fundraising event relies on its guests. Perhaps more than any other kind of event, the ability to effectively manage your guest list is crucial for a fundraiser. You’ll want to ensure that the flow of invitations and responses, as well as your communication with attendees, goes smoothly or else you’ll risk losing out on donations. The
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
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 donors right alongside your donation solicitations. 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.