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3 Common Challenges of Nonprofit Leaders and How to Overcome Them

by Regina Earwood on 11/5/19 6:30 AM

As a non-profit leader you have a large number of things on your plate at any given time. You’re trying to balance budgets, projects, fundraising, volunteers and staff morale. It’s an incredibly...

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4 Ways to Capture Committed Donors and Build Relationships

by Lauren Griffin on 8/6/19 6:30 AM

Your planning is now starting to take shape, the fundraising event you have been so hard to bring to life now has a real date and time. You want to ensure that you get that financial commitment...

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Bidding for Good | 10 Tips for a Sucessful Auction Event

by Shelby Wade on 6/25/19 6:36 AM

Auction events can be tricky if you aren’t prepared. Here are 10 tips to make sure that you are ready to put on the best event possible:

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What Kills a Nonprofit

by Walter Kearns on 6/18/19 6:30 AM

Nonprofits are some of the greatest organizations that exist on earth in terms of their mission statements. Their goal, by the very name, is to selflessly exist to help someone or something....

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Alumni Fundraising – 4 Strategies to Reach Millennial Alumni

by Jill Belknap on 6/11/19 6:30 AM

The Millennial generation gets a bad rap. Often we hear about the excesses and entitlement, but such broad generalizations have never been truly helpful. In fact, there are few generations that...

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3 Ways Mobile Giving Can Boost Your Fundraising

by Emily Hergert on 6/4/19 6:30 AM

It was easy to dismiss smartphones as a fad 10 years ago, but now they’re not just here to stay, it’s difficult to imagine life without them. We use them to check our weather, order items online,...

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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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Are Product Sales Fundraisers Worth the Effort?

by Edna Wilson on 3/19/18 5:30 AM

There is a time and season for everything, even fundraisers! Product sales fundraisers have their time and place but we have to examine this from all angles. First, let’s define product sales.

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What Should I Sell at My Silent Auction?

by Don Carmichael on 2/27/17 5:30 AM

So you’re having a silent auction but you don’t know what to auction off. Should you sell grandma’s famous homemade cookies? Does everything have to be a high ticket price item? What are the...

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6 Principles of Success for Exceptional Fundraisers

by Don Carmichael on 2/13/17 5:30 AM

Everyone has an idea on how to create the best fundraising event possible...but do you have a strategic, well thought out plan? Follow the six steps below and you will.

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