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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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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If you are a nonprofit professional looking for an engaging fundraiser to increase your organization’s revenue while attracting community support, consider organizing a fun run. Hosting a fun run is an excellent way to raise money for your mission and increase awareness for your organization. First things first: What is a fun run? A fun

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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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streamline volunteer registration - streamlined swimmer

Managing your volunteers comes with several challenges. You need to keep track of who’s doing what, assign appropriate projects to the right people, and monitor several other moving parts. Part of  your volunteer management is also about making sure your staff and your volunteers are in alignment. This can make your volunteer management process a

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saas web based nonprofit software

This is the first in our new series “Spotlight: Nonprofits.” More info below. How can a nonprofit serving dozens of community partners through hundreds of volunteers keep track of who it is helping and how? The answer: Adapting from paper-based, onerous administrative systems to one data storage and analytics web-based nonprofit software. Web-based nonprofit Software

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If you’ve been considering filing for 501(c)(3) status for your group, but are still hesitating, here’s another good reason not to postpone it any longer: If your group has current 501(c)(3) status (K-12 schools also qualify), you’ll be eligible to apply for free software donations such as from Adobe. Adobe creates and distributes such great

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