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7 Key Ways Online Giving Has Changed Over the Past Year

As all up-to-date fundraising professionals know, online giving has become one of the most important sources of revenue for nonprofits in the past few years. Online donation forms allow supporters to donate securely and quickly from anywhere in the world, on their laptops and their mobile phones, without licking a single envelope. Of course, online […]

He’s rich. Now what? | FundraisingCoach.com

I’ve been getting the same type of question from a wide variety of nonprofit leaders in many different sectors. The question goes something like this: “This guy is rich. What’s my next step?” Part of me wants to applaud them. These leaders are doing the hard work of trying to expand their fundraising. But most […]

5 Ways Nonprofit Tech Can Improve Your Donor Stewardship

In order to be successful, your nonprofit needs to create a balance between fundraising and developing relationships with existing supporters. Think about it this way: your nonprofit may be an expert at encouraging first-time donors to contribute. However, if you can’t retain these contributors, you’ll have to expend even more money and resources to keep […]

Why Your Brain Craves Meaning by Laura Roser

The Science of Giving: Why Your Brain Craves Meaning by Laura A. Roser Your brain is a meaning magnet. It can’t help it; it’s been conditioned. Since the hunter and gatherer days, humans have tried to make sense of the world. From the Egyptians and Greeks with their gods to philosophers with their theories to […]

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Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the concept that corporations are responsible for addressing social and environmental concerns to make the world a better place. Corporate giving, which falls under the umbrella of corporate social responsibility, allows businesses to contribute to organizations that promote social good (usually nonprofit organizations). Typically, companies organize events encouraging employee giving […]

As you conduct grant research to uncover new opportunities For your organization, you may come across grants from federal government agencies. And as grant funding through federal economic recovery programs distributes, we’ll see even more competitive opportunities arise at the federal, state, and local levels. Federal grants can be game-changers for nonprofits. It gives them […]

Is Your Board Driven by the Right Purpose? [PODCAST]

We may be putting the wrong board members on pedestals. Andy explains how we’ve created a prototypical “good board member” built around fundraising, connections, or technical skills. Instead, we need to seek people who deeply understand our purpose, audience, and ecosystem. Nonprofits must learn to forgo a well-connected attorney or accountant if they lack a […]

When you go out on a boat, you don’t expect a bumpy ride. But you wear a life jacket anyway. When you work for a nonprofit organization, you don’t hope for a period of unexpected demand or income fluctuations. But you establish an operating reserve anyway. Operating reserves provide a financial cushion to help nonprofit […]

Mat Lloyd, Senior Product Manager at JustGiving Ever wondered what life as a Product Manager is like? Perhaps it’s a career you’re interested in pursuing, or maybe you’ve just got some ideas or suggestions for us? Read on to hear from our Senior Product Manager, Mat, or add your own ideas to our ideas bank […]

Operating reserve funds used to be a tricky concept for many nonprofit organizations. But many nonprofits are becoming more comfortable about asking for support while also being financially secure enough to have an operating reserve. It is becoming more broadly understood that the cushion these reserves can sustain operations when there is an unexpected demand […]

I have always found one of the most exciting things about the nonprofit sector to be its diversity. Nonprofits organizations encompasses of all sizes, varied organizational structures, unique missions, and a limitless range of fundraising priorities. Yet for all that may be different between organizations, shared fundraising challenges seem to endure, especially when it comes […]

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7 Key Ways Online Giving Has Changed Over the Past Year

As all up-to-date fundraising professionals know, online giving has become one of the most important sources of revenue for nonprofits in the past few years. Online donation forms allow supporters to donate securely and quickly from anywhere in the world, on their laptops and their mobile phones, without licking a single envelope. Of course, online […]

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