Cold-calling is a well-established fundraising method, but it’s also one of the scariest. Calling someone you don’t know and asking for money is anxiety-inducing, but it can be an effective way to meet your campaign goals…if you do it correctly!
We’re sharing inspirational quotes about giving and charity to use in your next fundraising campaign!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Crowdfunding, the practice of funding a project by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people, has become a popular way for inventors, small businesses, artists, and nonprofits to fund their projects and causes. In 2017 alone, over $601 million was raised on Kickstarter, one of the largest fundraising platforms in the […]
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 […]