Learn about top peer-to-peer platform suggestions for your nonprofit with this guide.

Peer-to-peer fundraising is a popular form of social fundraising in which nonprofits equip supporters to raise money on their behalf. This can be a particularly profitable fundraising strategy that also allows nonprofits to connect with new supporters that may be exposed to their efforts for the first time. But to maximize results and reap these

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Crowdfunding vs. Traditional Fundraising: A Quick Guide

Many nonprofits, schools, and other mission-based organizations rely on fundraising strategies to support their programming and day-to-day operations. As a fundraising professional at one of these types of organizations, you likely have a network of dedicated donors to help fund your mission.  Yet hosting the same old fundraising activities time and time again can lead

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fundraising thermometer

Fundraising thermometers are great donation tracking tools that work in real-time at events, on your virtual fundraising page, or internally with your fundraising team. Here is a quick guide on why they work, how and when to use them, and where to find some free sample templates.  Why Fundraising Thermometers Work They are visual.  Social

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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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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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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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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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Nonprofits fundraise. It’s a fact of life and a necessity of existence. Successful fundraising efforts mean a robust community, filled with engaged donors and healthy programs. A lesser known component of fundraising, and therefore a nonprofit’s success, is compliance with state fundraising and charitable solicitation laws. The topic of fundraising compliance is foreign to many

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fundraising strategy factors

Let’s take a minute to consider your fundraising strategy. Is your nonprofit struggling to meet your fundraising goals? Are you struggling to stay relevant in an increasingly digital world, or maybe wondering how to develop your donor relationships in a world that’s increasingly cluttered with communications? You’re not alone! Each year, nonprofits need to re-evaluate

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content management system

As a nonprofit, much of your focus revolves around fundraising. After all, you can’t successfully run your programs and work toward your mission without sufficient funds. Your nonprofit website is a key component in this process. Without an effective fundraising website, you won’t bring in nearly as many donations as you could. Choosing the right

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major fundraising campaign guide - marathon runners

Planning a major fundraising campaign, whether a capital campaign or your year-end giving campaign, can be an overwhelming process. From setting goals to thoroughly examining your current fundraising processes, planning for one of these campaigns takes time and careful consideration. And, that’s before considering what’s trending in fundraising, which could certainly affect your strategy. If

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