Fundraising Success Stories | Examples & Tips to Learn From

We love hearing about nonprofits’ successful fundraising strategies in action, and sharing these stories allows nonprofits to learn from each other. Nonprofits face new challenges, big and small, every day, from an international pandemic to a stubborn mid-tier donor. Learning about other organizations that overcame similar challenges will [...]

By |2021-09-24T13:49:08-04:00September 16th, 2021|Fundraiser, Fundraising, Nonprofit Sustainability, Strategic Planning|

[ASK AN EXPERT] How Do You Persuade Boards To Scale Back Events In Favor Of More Cost-Effective Fundraising Strategies?

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach, also known as Charity Clairity. Today's question comes from a nonprofit employee who wants advice on how to persuade their board to scale back events and focus on fundraising strategies that [...]

By |2021-08-24T10:36:30-04:00September 11th, 2021|Ask An Expert, Fundraising, Fundraising Events, Nonprofit Boards|

3 Key Compliance Reminders for 2021 and Beyond

Though the COVID-19 pandemic has put a lot of life on hold, your nonprofit hasn’t stopped operating. You and your staff have worked tirelessly to keep your organization afloat through 2020 and 2021, fundraising for your cause and maintaining good relationships with donors.  And, with a few exceptions, the government [...]

Turning the Summer Fundraising Slump into a Windfall for Your Nonprofit

For many of us, summer fundraising can be frustrating because often our donor communications during this season yield less-than-ideal results.  If that sounds like your nonprofit’s typical summer, here are some things you can do to offset that summer slump with an unexpected windfall: 1. Determine if a summer fundraising [...]

By |2021-08-17T14:09:13-04:00August 18th, 2021|Donor Communications, Donor Engagement, Fundraising|

Exponentially Increase Donations At Your Next Event With Facebook Fundraisers

If you’re looking to raise more money and awareness at your next event, consider incorporating Facebook Fundraisers as a part of your fundraising efforts. Facebook makes donating easy for its users, and you can exponentially increase the funds raised at the event by encouraging your guests to share the fundraiser [...]

By |2021-08-05T13:41:07-04:00August 10th, 2021|Fundraising, Peer-to-Peer, Social Media|

Funding Faith: Raising Money For Religion-Based Organizations

Giving to religion-based organizations often tops lists of philanthropic statistics. In fact, in the recent Giving USA 2020 report, donors gave more than $131 billion to religion-based organizations in the United States in 2020.  Nonprofit professionals working in this sector of philanthropy cite a strong belief in their organization’s mission [...]

By |2021-07-21T15:14:19-04:00July 24th, 2021|Fundraising, Philanthropy|
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