The Profile of an Ideal School Volunteer

by Walter Kearns on 8/13/18 6:30 AM

What does the ideal school volunteer look like? Do you have a person in mind that you would love to have in your school helping with projects and events? No! You have in mind a job that needs to...

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5 Ways to Help Parents Become Effective Volunteers

by Walter Kearns on 8/6/18 6:30 AM

Every school has felt it. The inevitable crush of not being able to get everything done. It’s just another part of working in education. But what if I told you that there was a better way? What if...

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Is Your Board Helping or Hurting Your Organization?

by Regina Earwood on 7/30/18 6:30 AM

Boards are incredibly important to any organization, but especially non-profits. Strong board leadership is vital to organization successes especially in the area of fundraising.

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The Secret to Motivating your Staff, Volunteers and Donors

by Lauren Griffin on 7/23/18 6:30 AM

“Motivation Is Ignited by the Passion That Comes from Involvement and Belief in the Mission”

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The Best Way To Ask For Donations May Surprise You...But It Shouldn't

by Emily Hergert on 7/16/18 6:30 AM

Direct face to face asks for donations are easily the most effective way to get a donation. It can also be the scariest, but it doesn’t have to be. Studies have shown that a personal, face-to-face...

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Avoid These 3 Big Mistakes at Your Next Charity Auction

by Regina Earwood on 7/9/18 6:30 AM

Charity auctions often have many moving parts. To help your next auction event be a huge success, you must avoid these three mistakes.

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Stopping Donor Fatigue Before It Starts

by Emily Hergert on 7/2/18 6:30 AM

Are your donors feeling burned out? Are you noticing a decrease in your organization’s fundraising success?

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3 Steps to Maximizing Donor Giving

by Lauren Griffin on 6/25/18 6:30 AM

The event has gone beautifully. You couldn’t have asked for a better day. Everyone is smiling and laughing at their tables and suddenly, the spotlight is on you. Eyes turn to you, waiting to hear...

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5 Fresh Ideas for a Charity Auction

by Walter Kearns on 6/18/18 8:14 PM

Your event is drawing near. You have been tasked with finding auction items that will sell and create excitement. What do you get?

It can be scary and overwhelming finding items that will excite...

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How to Write a Fundraising Letter that Will Yield Results

by Emily Hergert on 6/11/18 6:30 AM

Raising funds can be difficult in the best of times, but what if you are trying to raise funds with a letter writing campaign? How do you write a letter that doesn’t feel like junk mail? Here are...

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