Capital Campaigns

Capital campaigns are generally considered to be fundraising efforts for major capital purposes, usually to the tune of millions of ...
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Choose the Right Donor Management Software

Choosing the right donor management software for your organization doesn’t have to be complicated. TechSoup has put together a handy chart so ...
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Donor Stewardship

The article Donor Relations and Stewardship Defined, from the Association of Donor Relations Professionals, outlines the four elements of donor relations: gift acceptance and ...
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Ethical Fundraising

In the for-profit world, people are hired on commission all the time.  In other words, they are paid a percentage ...
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Fundraising Basics

Grassroots Institute for Fundraising (GIFT), is a fantastic source of fundraising support for grassroots organizations.  GIFT provides training, resources, and analysis ...
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Giving Compass

A new website wants to be the Amazon, the Yelp, the go-to destination for the world of philanthropy. The Giving Compass is ...
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How to Empower Your Nonprofit Fundraising Strategies with the Wonderful World of Data

I get these kinds of question all the time: “How much money should I be raising from individual donors?” or ...
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Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness

This free toolkit created by BoardSource, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, GuideStar, and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance offers a formula to ...
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Online Giving Trends

Follow important developments in online fundraising with The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s data dashboard ...
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Social Enterprise

Applying market-based strategies to social problems “A social enterprise is an organization or venture that achieves its primary social or ...
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State Charitable Solicitation Statutes

Thirty-nine states and the District of Columbia have charitable solicitation statutes that generally require nonprofits soliciting contributions and, in most ...
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Stories Worth Telling

Stories Worth Telling: A Guide to Strategic and Sustainable Nonprofit Storytelling—a comprehensive set of research and best practices designed to ...
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Vehicle Donation Programs

Here are two IRS booklets for organizations considering a vehicle donation program. A Charity’s Guide to Vehicle Donations Publication 4302 A ...
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What’s the Best Way to Raise Money?

If you are new to fundraising or just want to check your organization’s fundraising strategy this article from Blue Avacado ...
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