Creating an “All In!” Nonprofit Engagement Framework of Board, Staff and Volunteers

No matter how large or small your nonprofit organization may be, it is imperative that every Board member, staff and volunteer enthusiastically embrace both a donor-centric approach and an enthusiastic role in the overall fundraising effort. The good news is that you don’t have to go it alone. Everyone associated [...]

3 Must-Haves to Cultivate Volunteers as Donors

The numbers are compelling. Research shows that two-thirds of volunteers make their charitable gifts to the organizations where they volunteer. Even more impressive, volunteers tend to give almost twice as much to charity as non-volunteer supporters. In other words, the volunteers within your organization who already build capacity by delivering [...]

By |2017-09-18T17:06:27-04:00August 16th, 2017|Donor Engagement, Volunteer Engagement|

3 Ways to Turn Volunteers Into Fundraisers

Whether it's a capital campaign or a peer-to-peer campaign, fundraising is all about making the most of existing social networks. As you approach launching a campaign, make sure you’re maximizing a very important group of people: your volunteers. Volunteers make great fundraisers. They have several special advantages: They already know [...]

It’s Time to Stop Being Afraid of Asking Volunteers for Donations

No one doubts how great volunteers are for their organization. They’re regularly engaged with your organization. They have face-time with your staff (you’ve probably spent months or even years trying to get a meeting with a donor!). They experience firsthand exactly what donor dollars do for your organization. […]

By |2017-06-10T18:12:37-04:00October 21st, 2016|Donor Engagement, Volunteer Engagement|