Fundraising

Storytelling strategies for nonprofits

5 Tips to Create a Successful Storytelling Strategy for Your Nonprofit

As a nonprofit organization, you rely on donations and fundraising efforts to maintain your organization and fund your purpose. This means that marketing your nonprofit comes with unique challenges. Unlike traditional businesses that can market a product or service that is of interest to the consumer, where the consumer gets something in return for their […]

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donor acquisition strategy

Donor Acquisition Strategy: How To Turn Your Contacts Into Donors

Most nonprofits work on donor acquisition continuously. Can you imagine saying, “we have enough donors!” Probably not. If you’re struggling with donor acquisition, it might be time to reevaluate your strategy and focus on one specific group of people: those you already call contacts. This could mean people that subscribe to your email list, your […]

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Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofit Organizations

Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofit Organizations

If your nonprofit’s email marketing isn’t getting the responses, conversions, or donations you’re looking for, you’re not alone. Email marketing for nonprofits isn’t as complicated as people think, but there are email marketing best practices that you should follow to maximize your conversions, increase responses, and secure more donations. Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofit […]

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church fundraising ideas

20 Fundraising Ideas for Churches and Youth Groups

Whether your church or religious organization needs a little boost in income or your congregation is trying to fund something specific, there are a lot of ways to raise the money you need. From general church fundraising ideas to fundraisers for youth groups, we’ve compiled a list of the best ways to reach your monetary […]

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Unique Fundraising Ideas

17 Unique Fundraising Ideas for K-12 Schools

A lot of schools rely on fundraising to ensure clubs, sports teams, field trips and other fun activities can take place. Bake sales, walk-a-thons, and carnivals are common school fundraisers but they require a big time commitment from parents and kids alike. To help alleviate bake sale fatigue, we’ve compiled a list of 17 unique […]

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How to Organize a 5K

How to Plan a 5K For Your Nonprofit

Races, walk-a-thons, and bike-a-thons are popular fundraisers for nonprofits and charities of all kinds. Due to their relatively short distance, 5Ks (3.1 miles) are a popular option for nonprofit fundraising. Their approachable distance means they attract more people than half-marathons or marathons and tend to be fun family events. If you’ve ever thought of organizing […]

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giving tuesday ideas

10 #GivingTuesday Ideas to Make Your Campaign a Success

Since it began in 2012, #GivingTuesday has used the power of social media and the generosity of people around the world to kick off the charitable season. Many nonprofits use Giving Tuesday to launch their end-of-year fundraising efforts. In 2017, the #GivingTuesday Data Project recorded $274 million was donated by over 2.5 million people. That […]

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Capital Business Solutions continues Raiser’s Edge work with Trinity Episcopal School

Capital Business Solutions has been working with Trinity Episcopal School, of Charlotte, NC on their Raiser’s Edge software. Working with Greer Williams, Director of Operations, CBS has been providing consulting and training to support them with prospect tracking building on some previous work to assist with using the Prospect Tab for Campaigns. The consulting and […]

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