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How to Do Year-End Fundraising the Right Way III

Welcome to the third and final article in our three-part series on year-end fundraising. In our first post, we took a look at why so many donors give during the

Fundwriter.ai 101 - Can a Robot Write Better Than You

What happens when your nonprofit uses an A.I. writing assistant for fundraising? You have probably never used an AI writing assistant, but you might want to start. Let me tell

How to Do Year-End Fundraising the Right Way II

Last week, we started a three article series on year-end fundraising.  The first part described why donors give during the year-end giving season.  In this post, I want to talk

Eight Fundamental Concepts for Successful Nonprofit Fundraising Events

Fundraising events are a staple part of non-profit development programs worldwide. Your goal as a fundraiser is to make sure that you are maximizing your events to raise as much

Everything You Need to Know About Google Ad Grants For Nonprofits

It’s no secret that Google Ad Grants is a fantastic resource for nonprofits. However, many eligible people are still unaware of the program and how to use it. In this

How to Do Year-End Fundraising the Right Way I

We all know how important the final 4-6 weeks of the calendar year are for non-profit fundraising.  According to Charity Navigator, mid-sized non-profits may see up to 40% of their

How to Set Sponsorship Levels and Benefits for Your Next Fundraising Event(1)

For most fundraising events, the majority of your money should be raised through sponsorships. Without a strong focus on sponsors, your event will not reach its true potential. If you

Guest Post by Corbit Harrison from VolunteerHub Your volunteers are already some of your most committed supporters. You know that this is true, because they are contributing a highly valuable asset:

Steal This Thank You Letter

Thank you letters have long been seen by many fundraisers as “gottados” – one of those things you just “gotta do” to get to the real work of fundraising, like

The Top 8 Ways to Increase Your Prospect List(2)

Like great sales organizations, great development operations need a constant stream of prospects… individuals, companies, and foundations that are, or are likely to be, interested enough in your mission to

A 10 Step Guide to Throw a Successful Fundraising Events

Charity events are a popular form of fundraising. While they can be great moneymakers for an organization, they can also be time-consuming and expensive. The success of charity events depends

Are You Stewarding Your Donors The Right Way

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article called Prospect. Cultivate. Ask. that detailed the process of moving new prospects from investigating your non-profit to investing in your mission.  An

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