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  • 15 Utterly Insane Fundraising Ideas People Actually Thought Would Work (and 3 that do)

    Terry Ibele 12 July 2017 1 comments
    I was on a thread recently where folks listed some of the craziest suggestions they’ve received from well-meaning know-it-alls. I thought I’d share 15 of the most utterly insane ones. And to make up for it, at the end of this post I share three simple, yet highly effective strategies from some of the best fundraisers I’ve come across.
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  • 4 Key Ways For Board Members To Lead Fundraising

    Donald Cowper 14 June 2017 0 comments
    Fundraising success at many nonprofits largely depends on the involvement of board members. In this post, world renowned fundraising expert Larry Johnson reveals the four key ways for board members to lead fundraising.
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  • 5 Ways to Reach New Donors Online

    Donald Cowper 16 May 2017 1 comments
    Many nonprofits miss out on donations by not having the right online presence. To help you, Jasmine Marrow, the director of nonprofit strategy at GuideStar, the world’s largest database of nonprofit information, shows you five ways to reach donors online.
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  • The Simplest Way to Get Board Members to Help with Fundraising

    Terry Ibele 01 May 2017 2 comments
    When it comes to fundraising, every extra hand helps, so what do you do when a board member isn’t cooperative? Fundraising expert, Amy Eisenstein shares her experience and the one simple thing that will get every board member to help out.
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  • How Small Nonprofits Generate Thousands With Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

    Terry Ibele 12 April 2017 0 comments
    If you were told to raise $5,000 by the end of the month, could you do it? There are seven key strategies that will help make your next peer-to-peer fundraiser the best success.
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  • 5 Red Flags to Look Out for When Raising Major Gifts

    Terry Ibele 13 February 2017 0 comments
    Fundraising expert Amy Eisenstein identifies the top red flags to watch for at your organization when it comes to receiving major gifts. Once you eliminate these red flags, you’ll be ready to raise major gifts in a major way.
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  • How This Mother Grew Her Nonprofit 300%

    Donald Cowper 12 December 2016 0 comments
    A few years ago, Sarah Rintamaki noticed her two-year-old struggling to speak. Sarah’s long and lonely search for help inspired her to found Connecting for Kids, an organization devoted to helping mothers like her quickly find the education and support they need. Although Sarah had no experience building a nonprofit, she did have one thing that helped her grow Connecting for Kids over 300% from 2012 to 2015. Read this post to discover Sarah’s secret behind this phenomenal growth.
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  • How to Get Donations: 18 Ways the Pros Are Doing It

    Terry Ibele 14 November 2016 0 comments
    While charitable giving has actually increased 10% in the last year, so has the amount of effort it takes to get a donation. So, here is a list of 18 ways organizations have captured the attention of donors on the go and increased donations.
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  • Designing an Online Donation Page: The Basics

    Terry Ibele 26 February 2016 0 comments
    What does your organization’s fundraising strategy look like? Are you asking for donations through a variety of methods, or are you limiting yourself to a couple of tactics?
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  • The Who, What, and Why of Capital Campaigns

    Terry Ibele 14 January 2016 2 comments
    Whether you’re a university fundraising for a new library or a nonprofit with a big, mission-fulfilling task on the horizon, you should consider a capital campaign.
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  • Free Expert Webinar: How to Get Your Board Members Engaged and Active in Fundraising

    Terry Ibele 24 November 2015 3 comments
    Join us for a Free Expert Webinar, featuring Gail Perry on How to Get Your Board Members Engaged and Active in Fundraising.
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  • Organizing a Fundraiser? You'll Want to Read This First

    Farhad Chikhliwala 24 July 2015 0 comments
    Fundraisers are a great way to bring in additional revenue, but how do you choose the right event for your organization? Check out this survey by Software Advice, you'll be surprised with the results!
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  • Five Companies with the Best Dollars for Doers Programs for Volunteers

    Lori Halley 05 June 2015 0 comments
    This is a guest post by Adam Weinger who explains how you can take advantage of volunteer grants to increase fundraising through corporate giving that can lead to greater success for your nonprofit.
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  • 7 Top Tips for Creating “Win-Win” Sponsorships

    Lori Halley 29 May 2015 0 comments
    Here are are highlights and the top 7 tips from our Expert Webinar: Raise More Money With Win-Win Sponsorships.
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  • A New Generation Redefines Philanthropy

    Lori Halley 22 May 2015 0 comments
    Philanthropy is a changing! Who will be the "new generation of citizen leaders" and how will they impact the future of philanthropy? Some thoughts for the May Nonprofit Blog Carnival.
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