The latest trends, tips, and news in nonprofit technology.

How to Harness the Power of New Year's Resolutions: 6 Ideas

Emma Wolfe January 29, 2018, by Emma Wolfe

As the first month of 2018 winds down, you don’t want your nonprofit to miss out on the resolution buzz. Your end-of-year rush doesn’t have to end just because the holidays have. Let’s be honest, New Year’s Resolutions don’t last all year so hop on the bus while you can!  

You can keep the money and volunteer train rolling by following a few of our tips.

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Three Questions To Ask Yourself Before Crowdfunding Your Charity

Brad Wayland January 25, 2018, by Brad Wayland

This is a contributing post by Brad Wayland of BlueCotton

Want to raise money for a good cause? Crowdfunding may seem like an attractive option, but you need to be careful about using it. Here’s why.

In a lot of ways, crowdfunding has changed how charities work. The idea at their core - that people who believe in a cause will donate money towards it - ali

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How to Design an Amazing Donation Receipt

Abby Jarvis January 22, 2018, by Abby Jarvis

This is a contributing blogpost from Abby Jarvis of Qgiv

Donation receipts tend to be pretty boring. They generally run something like this:

Dear Abby,

Thank you for your donation of $25 to our organization. Below, please find the details of your transaction for your records.


Your donation receipts don’t have to be boring! Adding a few elements[…]

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New Year, New Website

Emma Wolfe January 16, 2018, by Emma Wolfe

It’s officially 2018 and you are trying to organize and set goals for the year. Is a new, updated website on your to-do list? If not, then consider this: your nonprofit’s website matters. The process of redesigning can be overwhelming but we’ve started some of the work for you.

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7 Ways to Re-Energize Your Staff for the New Year

Emma Wolfe January 09, 2018, by Emma Wolfe

You’ve just come off a long fundraising season and the lethargy of the holidays still lingers. You want to get the New Year started on the right foot but your staff needs a serious recharge and you’re not sure how to get them motivated again. Don’t worry; we at Elevation have come up with 7 ways to get your staff pumped up for the New Year.

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How to Increase your Online Donation Guide

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