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Nonprofit COVID-19 Resource List

Chloe Bellows May 05, 2020, by Chloe Bellows

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Apart from the significant health concerns we are living with (and the new organizational challenges of full-time living, working and parenting at home), many individuals and NGOs find themselves faced with a constantly-evolving, complicated economic situation. These are unprecedented and unnerving times, to say[…]

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Turning Advocates into Donors: 5 Strategies You Need to Try

Gerard Tonti April 20, 2020, by Gerard Tonti

When it comes to nonprofit advocacy, your organization is in it for the long haul. You may not expect to see results from your advocacy campaign right away. But with persistence, passion, and patience, you can make a huge difference. 

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5 Online Fundraising Obstacles and How to Avoid Them

Steven Shattuck March 30, 2020, by Steven Shattuck

New challenges arise as technological advancements have changed how nonprofits collect donations. For instance, nonprofits needed to adjust their strategies as new technology emerged around peer-to-peer fundraising, online giving, and crowdfunding. Changing technology adds a new obstacle on top of the traditional fundraising challenges that organizations[…]

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5 Strategies for Using Webinars to Grow Your Nonprofit

Sonia Khosla March 16, 2020, by Sonia Khosla

How many times have written out a lengthy report without knowing whether it will be read? How many times have your members not attended an event due to the long commute or travel required?

With the internet at our fingertips, it’s much easier to dial in than to drive in to a seminar or event. Audio and video content is growing exponentially in[…]

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The Nonprofit Guide to UTM Parameters and Campaign Tracking

Erin Mastrantonio September 24, 2019, by Erin Mastrantonio

How did this month’s newsletter do compared to last month’s in terms of generating traffic - including potential donors - to your website? Do you know what percentage of your donations originated from that email campaign you sent last week? 

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Revamping Your Fundraising Strategy: 4 Helpful Ideas [Guest Post]

John Killoran September 03, 2019, by John Killoran

Fundraising: the air that nonprofits breathe, the energy they consume, and the water they drink. Essentially, without profitable fundraisers, nonprofit operations would cease to exist.

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‘90% of Millennials Prefer Bitcoin Over Gold’: Can you accept their donations? [Guest Post]

Alex Wilson & Pat Duffy August 27, 2019, by Alex Wilson & Pat Duffy

Over the last few years, we’ve all seen some dramatic shifts in the way millennials and Gen Zs interact with money - and donate. Apps like Venmo and CashApp beat out cash. Now Bitcoin is beating out gold. And, when they donate their Bitcoin or other cryptos directly to a nonprofit, they pay less taxes.

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Top 4 Ways to Increase Fundraising Page Conversions

Adam Weinger July 16, 2019, by Adam Weinger

An effective online fundraising page is crucial to the success of your nonprofit’s fundraising campaign as a whole. It might be all too easy to focus all of your team’s efforts on planning fundraising events and email campaigns, but you can’t overlook the importance of an effective online fundraising page¹. 

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5 Email Storytelling Tips to Inspire Donors to Give

Andrew Berry May 14, 2019, by Andrew Berry

When you’re getting ready to craft an email to send to your constituents, it’s not a simple process of typing up some content and sending it off. There are actually several best practices to keep in mind. While telling a story through email might seem like a simple task at the forefront, you’ll want to avoid some easy mistakes that nonprofits have a[…]

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3 Ways To Extend Your Nonprofit's Reach in Today's Distraction-Filled World

Noah Barnett April 23, 2019, by Noah Barnett

Do you feel like the world you're fundraising in has fundamentally shifted? That the things that used to work aren’t delivering like they used to? That something about your supporters and their expectations have changed?

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