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

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

Grant Writing is always difficult and competitive. In a pandemic or other emergency situation, it can seem outright impossible! During emergencies, grant writers are tasked to make their proposals stand out and shine within a context of great global urgency and scant resources. That does

We’re now over halfway through the year, and the COVID-19 pandemic (and its effects on fundraising) is sticking around for the foreseeable future. Rather than putting an indefinite pause on F2F fundraising and other acquisition efforts, it’s time to adapt your efforts for our socially

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

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

Do you need to get parents or kids involved in a fundraiser? Make it fun for them and they’ll love helping!  Most of us can’t meet up in groups and have grown accustomed to virtual events and classes alike. Even if you can meet in

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

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

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

New and amazing tech tools for digital fundraising are popping up from the sudden need to adapt to social distancing as the new norm. Here are 8 great resources and guides that might give you some new ideas of how to change up your events,

Pandemics, disasters, economic declines, protests, or any of a number of unusual events can throw your event sponsorship fundraising for a loop! While you may not be able to plan for the unexpected, what you can do is be ready to tweak your plan for

Following is a sample donation request letter that could be sent from a charitable organization or other group in crisis to their community or the broader public. Feel free to copy it and modify it for your fundraising needs. For any other use, please contact

We may be stuck at home, anxiety-ridden and worried about our new quarantine reality, but that is not a reason to put your nonprofit on hold, however! Nonprofits all over the country are adapting in creative ways. New tools and resources to help you are

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.