checklist choose right product fundraiser for your group

Evaluate and compare as many different products and companies as you like with this printable PDF! This checklist offers an at-a-glance overview, logistical and planning considerations, and company-specific questions to help you decide which product fundraiser is best for your group. To find the right product fundraiser for your group, answer questions such as: What

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set up fundraising committee

“Who’s going to do all the work?” Use this checklist as a guide to help you get started in setting up a new fundraising committee. Be sure to find out if there are any rules or guidelines that need to be followed if you’re setting up a committee at an already established place such as

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Quickly gain an insightful overview of your upcoming fundraising season with our one-page “Set Goals for Your Next Fundraising Season Checklist.” No email required! Download it below. It will help you define your goals for your upcoming fundraising season. This checklist helps you to understand your overall funding needs with questions such as: How much

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engage your donors - engagement meter

Whether you’re entering your first campaign or are a seasoned fundraising professional, you likely understand that the key to successful fundraising lies in donor engagement. When a supporter is fully engaged in your campaign, they’re much more likely to donate and contribute in other ways too, like sharing your cause with their loved ones. Donor

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giving tuesday website tips - responsive design on different devices

As you surely know, fundraising in 2020 has been a wild ride for nonprofits of all shapes and sizes. Now, as GivingTuesday approaches, fundraising professionals such as yourself are working overtime to ensure their campaigns are ready to bring in as much revenue as possible when the big day arrives. GivingTuesday is an annual fundraising

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public school fundraisers - mask fundraiser, online auction, shoes, walkathon, discount cards

If you’ve ever been a student, teacher, or parent at one, you know that public schools are notoriously underfunded. That’s why these individuals tend to spend a lot of time on school fundraisers to supplement their limited finances.  And if you fall into one of these groups, you’re likely looking for new and exciting ways

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year end fundraising goals - holiday lights

Think back to this time last year. Most nonprofits were full of excitement for year-end fundraising and hopeful for the prospects that 2020 was bound to bring before too long. Now, things have changed dramatically. 2020 turned out to be a more stressful and bizarre year than anyone could have anticipated and nonprofits are concerned

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guide to virtual online auctions - two young women winning auction

Earlier this year, the COVID-19 pandemic caused a massive shift in day-to-day operations for nonprofits. Organizations across the globe were forced to make the decision to indefinitely postpone their events or cancel them altogether, leaving them without sufficient funding. Luckily, there’s another option: switch to virtual fundraising!  With today’s technology, fundraising coordinators are managing the

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not-for-profit questions - woman wondering

Are you thinking about starting a not-for-profit? The following list of questions will help you get an overview of what it takes to get started. Starting a not-for-profit, nonprofit, or NGO includes many of the same considerations as starting a C Corp. The biggest difference is that you are not operating with the sole intent

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donor stewardship during crisis

When the COVID-19 pandemic first made headlines, there were many unknown factors for nonprofits. From how it would affect charitable donations to how long working from home would last, nonprofit professionals everywhere were unsure of where the crisis would lead them. In response, many organizations paused their efforts. They halted fundraising campaigns and instead raised

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nonprofit work from home

In the past several months, COVID-19 has significantly impacted almost every aspect of day-to-day life, from social distancing guidelines to a looming economic recession. Similarly, businesses and organizations everywhere have seen radical shifts in management strategies as entire workforces transition to work-from-home. While there are several major advantages to remote working practices, one of the

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fundraising 2020

As a fundraiser, you likely entered 2020 with big plans to advance your organization with fundraising. Maybe you planned to kick off your first major campaign or even dive into planned giving. However, we’re now six months into the year, and maybe some of your plans for the new year have been derailed by the

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In light of current events, we would like to know how fundraisers have been impacted and how they have changed their fundraising plans. Since most communities are canceling events to avoid the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), many fundraising events have also been canceled or postponed.  What are you doing to mitigate the effect of event

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Advocacy campaigns are a powerful way for nonprofits to make a difference in their communities. Raising awareness and support for a specific cause, these campaigns unify your nonprofit’s supporters to affect real change. As with many other nonprofit activities, organizations are realizing how essential mobile elements are in the success of advocacy campaigns. By ensuring

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