Nonprofit Storytelling with Video

You have probably heard a lot in the past couple of years about “Storytelling” and how it can be used to benefit your nonprofit.  But have you considered how you can use video to tell your story? Moreover, have you or your board ever wondered “just what is involved? and how much does it cost?” […]


5 Strategies for Telling Amazing Stories

As the new year approaches, many of you may be shifting focus to new initiatives or implementing new strategies. But as you move forward, take a moment to look back and consider the role of storytelling in your plans. Collected from various experts, here are 5 strategies for telling amazing stories. Paul VanDeCarr of Working […]


Fundraising Accountability: Where the Eyes Lay

  Accountability is critical in the world of nonprofits. We know this. However, when it comes to fundraising performance, nonprofits frequently ask who is responsible for the overall success or failure in fundraising.Where does the fundraising accountability truly lie? Is it with the Development Director? The board? Other volunteer leaders? The Executive Director?   In […]


The Most Profitable Auction, Part 2

  Congratulations! Planning for your auction fundraiser has begun, and you are now on your way to auction success. Before you put your plan into action, to create a profitable auction, you must first determine which items to feature and how to get the highest bid return in your auction. Think Outside the Box - […]


What Motivates Donors to Give?

  If people were not philanthropic, how would nonprofits survive? Donors are the lifeblood of many organizations. Money is the key gift, but sometimes donors offer materials, time, recommendations, and other resources. And a key question: What motivates donors, anyway?   Initially, the desire to support the cause, to make a difference in the world, […]



Does Your End of Year Fundraising Campaign Need Help?

Emily Goodstein is a Washington, DC- based  online media strategist and a professional photographer. She’s also a birth photographer and a millennial…and an incredible resource for the best ways to enhance your end of year fundraising campaign with the help of images. While these valuable tips can be applied any time of year, we tend to […]


The Most Profitable Auction, Part 1

  Your nonprofit decided to incorporate an auction at your next fundraising event…and why not? Auctions are a lot of fun, they engage your guests and a profitable auction can bring in a substantial amount of cash for your organization. Whether your organization is seasoned in fundraising auctions or just beginning with the auction-style platform, […]


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Raise More Money: Fundraising Conference

Join Third Sector Today COO, Amy DeVita, and hundreds of nonprofit leaders at AFP New Jersey’s 34th Annual Conference on Philanthropy on November 13th, 2014. Learn how to refine your ask with the morning keynote by author Laura Fredericks, and be sure to stick around for the closing keynote by former Craigslist Foundation ED, and best-selling author […]


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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 […]



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 […]