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Mobile donations grow ten fold.

Over at DonorDrive, we’ve done a deep dive into our fundraising data and have come up with some stunning numbers about the swift adoption of giving by smartphone in peer-to-peer fundraising. Before we present the stats, let’s put mobile fundraising growth into perspective: Online sales grew 28% between 2012 and 2015 according to Forrester. Mobile […]

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Best of breed versus single vendor suite: A debate no more.

Deciding whether or not to adopt a single vendor suite or utilize best-of-breed applications has been one of the most common debates amongst nonprofits when discussing technology. The story was if you didn’t buy from a single vendor, integration would either be impossible or prohibitively expensive translating into hours of duplicate data entry and reconciliation […]

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Closing the Nonprofit Sector’s Gender Pay Gap

It’s 2015 and, sadly, in the United States a gender pay gap of 22% still exists. In practically every corner of the workforce, women earn less than men.  While the gap has become smaller over the years, Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) , a US think tank founded in 1987 and tracks wages with updated fact […]

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Improvising in the Nonprofit Workplace

  When people hear the word “improvisation,” some say: “I watched Whose Line is it Anyway on T.V. and thought it was funny!” “I think professional actors do that at Second City in Chicago, like Amy Poehler did.” “Who in their right mind would do that?” What is this ”improvisation” that causes an array of […]

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Top 10 Checkout Donation Campaigns

Chances are, if you made a purchase at eBay, WalMart or McDonald’s in 2014, you were asked if you’d consider donating $1, or $5 or the change that would round up your sale amount to the next dollar. And many, many obliged. Those three topped the list of elite cause marketing programs at retail and restaurants which generated more than […]

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17 Expert Nonprofit Fundraising Tips

Need help with your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy and implementation? If you are reading this you already know you need to stay on top of the latest fundraising ideas, trends, and research in order to keep your organization moving forward. After all, the term “nonprofit” refers to a tax status, not a viable business model. Every organization requires […]

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Big Nonprofits: Giving Online is Up

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a rapid shift in America to giving online. A recent M+R Benchmarks 2015 Study saw an average 13% increase in online revenue for nonprofits. The sample included many of America’s largest nonprofits such as Greenpeace, American Red Cross, UNICEF, The Nature Conservancy, American Lung Association, American Heart Association and […]

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3 Reasons Social Media Matters to Your Nonprofit

Need help constructing your nonprofit’s social media strategy? We are happy to help! All too often, nonprofits (and for-profits, too!) jump into the social media world of posts and tweets impulsively.  While those first retweets or likes might seem incredibly, instantaneously gratifying– they may only be providing your cause a small percentage of the engagement potential. Or, […]

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