Good Fundraising Ideas: Partnerships

FREE WEBINAR: How to Orchestrate Successful Cross-Sector Partnerships

Ever feel like you’re too busy searching for good fundraising ideas to consider the bigger picture and architect a partnership that will bring much greater financial and social impact to your organization?   This webinar has been held. You can watch the recording of the webinar, Now   You owe it to yourself - and your organization - […]


Your Right to Free Speech at Risk: An Overview of Net Neutrality

Perhaps it’s the term “Net Neutrality”, itself, that almost immediately induces boredom and disinterest. (Yawn) And that is just fine by the internet service providers who would prefer that you be distracted by something shiny and look away. But if you strive to see your organization become or remain one of the best nonprofits to work for or […]


Coming Soon!

Your success is of paramount importance to us! (Heck, it’s the whole reason this site was started) In an effort to continue to provide you with the type of information that will help you gain a better understanding of the latest tools, tech and trends that are being successfully utilized in the field we are announcing that members […]



Mobile Giving: Shortens gap between emotion and giving

River of Refuge has the kind of story that compels people to get involved when they hear it. And give money. But the question became: how can we shorten the gap between hearing the story and giving dollars? Listen to how they used mobile for a hugely successful campaign that raised nearly $30,000 in a few days.


What does the future of the sector look like?

  In the past month or so, I’ve had the opportunity to meet several bright, energetic, enthusiastic and passionate young people who are making the nonprofit sector better in a number of ways. Now-maybe it’s because I’m getting older and bit nostalgic—but I don’t recall being nearly as dedicated to anything (well, at least anything […]


Nonprofit Social Media

The Biggest Mistake Nonprofits Make on Facebook

The average retention rate of first-time donors is only about 27%! That means that about three quarters of first time donors leave after having (a) found your group; (b)felt support for your cause; and (c) tapped their wallets and donated. In light of that, doesn’t a well thought out social media strategy seem like an ideal way to increase engagement and keep the donors you already have and allow them to help spread word about your organization?