Nonprofit Partner Post

Fundraising: Capturing Hearts- Not Just Wallets

Every fundraising professional knows how critical the last quarter of the year is. According to the Center on Philanthropy, the average person makes 24% of their annual charitable contributions between Thanksgiving and the end of the year. In fact, more than 30% of Network for Good’s donations are processed in the month of December. During […]

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Ebola and the Importance of Prophylactics

  Prophylactics. When most of us hear this word, we think of condoms and the preventative protection they provide against sexually transmitted infections (STIs). But prophylactics are defined as anything that prevent the spread of an infectious disease—a vaccination for measles, preventative malaria medication, or, in an extreme case, the head-to-toe protective coverings worn by […]

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Nonprofit Partner Post

7 Tips for Direct Mail Fundraising

Direct mail fundraising is alive and well. According to Blackbaud research, 40% of Baby Boomers (the group responsible for the majority of charitable giving), as well as 52% of donors ages 68 and over reported giving in response to direct mail solicitations. And this doesn’t even account for the influence of direct mail on online […]

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Webinar

Webinar: 4 Things you Need to Know about Mobile Fundraising

Are you looking for a way to boost your fundraising, or reach a new demographic? Maybe you’ve heard the terms, “Mobile Giving”, “Text to Give”,  “Online Giving” and just didn’t know what exactly they mean or how they work–and didn’t have the time to read more about it.  Or maybe you are just looking for an additional […]

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Nonprofit Partner Post

3 Questions about Apple Pay for Nonprofits

This post was originally published on RAZ Mobile’s blog- but we’ve been given permission to share it with you here:    Predictably, Apple’s announcement of Apple Pay has kicked off a lot of speculation around its impact for nonprofits. With a reported 300 million credit cards on file globally, Apple Pay is seen to represent a […]

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Podcast

6 Ways to Appeal to Millennials in Your End of Year Fundraising Efforts

It’s that “End of Year Fundraising Campaign” time!  Have you been struggling with ways to better appeal to that growing donor base, the millennial? If so, you are on the right path, as you already realize that there are inherent differences in the ways to engage millennials in your end of year fundraising efforts versus […]

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Transforming Volunteers into Donors

Volunteers are one of any nonprofit’s most valuable assets. These are the people, after all, who are passionate about the mission of your organization and selflessly give their time and energy to help you achieve your goals. While a volunteer’s contributions are fantastic (and priceless), they may have even more to give  – your best […]

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7 Nonprofit Management Issues Your Organization Should Address Today

Management in the sector can be challenging. There are day-to-day challenges and challenges that take time to resolve. How can we fix the recurring challenges in nonprofit management?    Revisit the following nonprofit management issues at the end of every quarter or six months.   Fundamentals, Not Fads, Kim Jonker and William F. Meehan discusses the challenges […]

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The T-Shirt That Saved Shakespeare

by Lynette Asson and Yvonne Hudson   Ok, now that we have your attention with our word play on a 1970s Michael Keaton and Pittsburgh movie title…   No, the t-shirt created by Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks wasn’t so much about rescuing the small outdoor troupe as boosting the company’s earned income with a […]

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