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How to Harness Alumni Donor Data for Maximum Impact: 5 Ideas

Four years of college go by in the blink of an eye. It’s easy to engage students while they’re on your campus, but it’s more difficult to encourage alumni to stay involved once they’ve graduated. To keep alumni as strong supporters of your school community, you can’t rely on intuition alone. You need to back up your alumni engagement decisions using your donor database. In this article, we’ll go over our [...]

Getting Started with The Google Ad Grant: Key Prerequisites

As the world’s most used search engine, Google is a resource nonprofits should use to spread their message. In fact, according to Nonprofits Source, Google owns over 93% of the search engine market share. Fortunately, Google offers a program called the Google Ad Grant to give nonprofits a leg up and find more dedicated supporters, faster. With the Google Ad Grants program, your organization can use Google Ads to increase [...]

Why Your Nonprofit Should Try Text Marketing: 5 Benefits

The nonprofit landscape is constantly evolving with new trends and technologies, and your organization has to keep up to continue sustaining your work. From the rise of mobile bidding at auctions to the popularity of text-to-donate campaigns, connecting with supporters on their phones remains front and center in the minds of nonprofit professionals. If you haven’t yet explored text marketing, this is an avenue you don’t want to miss out on. Text marketing, [...]

What Should Growing Nonprofits Look For in a CRM? 4 Features

As your nonprofit expands, you will need more advanced tools and technology to manage supporter relationships, streamline operations, and measure impact. One such tool is a customer relationship management (CRM) system. A CRM allows you to track, store, and analyze data related to your supporters and day-to-day operations. However, not all CRMs are created equal, and finding one that aligns with your nonprofit’s evolving needs can be a challenge. In this guide, [...]

How to Choose a Crowdfunding Site: Key Considerations

Imagine this—you’re on a set campaign time limit and you need a fundraising method that raises revenue fast. Maybe you’ve hosted fundraising events before or even attended an auction or two, but now you need a reliable method you know you can count on. For this scenario, crowdfunding is the perfect solution. Every year an average of $17.2 billion in crowdfunding dollars is generated in North America alone. Regardless of your cause, crowdfunding is one [...]

How to Recruit Volunteers for Your Animal-Related Nonprofit

As a nonprofit committed to caring for animals in need, you understand the importance of having volunteers who share your vision and are willing to work towards your goals. However, attracting people to your cause can be difficult, especially when you operate with limited resources. If you're struggling to recruit volunteers for your animal-related nonprofit, we have some tips that can help: Define Roles and Opportunities Leverage Multichannel Marketing Partner With Local [...]

Does Your Nonprofit Need a Website Revamp? How to Tell

Your nonprofit’s website is the center of your communications strategy. It’s a key tool for boosting engagement, donations, and awareness of your organization in your community. When you use a multi-channel marketing approach, you probably rely on other promotion channels like email, social media, and digital ads to point supporters back to various landing pages on your website. Keeping your website up-to-date and modern is essential to engage your [...]

Hosting a Creative Nonprofit Event: 4 Top Tips and Tricks

Every year, nonprofit professionals must fill their fundraising calendar with events that help them generate the revenue they need to fund their mission. But when hosting so many events, how can you make sure that each one is creative, engaging, and attractive to your supporters? It’s easy to fall into the trap of hosting the same tried-and-true event year after year. Instead, spice up your fundraising calendar by interspersing new, creative events [...]

Switching to E-Filing Nonprofit Taxes: An Ultimate Guide

As a nonprofit professional, you know that every dollar counts when it comes to pursuing your mission. Fortunately, the government empowers nonprofits to achieve their goals by exempting them from paying taxes. A lot of work goes into complying with IRS regulations and preserving your nonprofit’s tax-exempt status, namely filing your Form 990 or one of its variants. Gathering your physical documents and filling out your forms by hand adds an extra [...]

GivingTuesday for Nonprofits: FAQs + 5 Tips to Stand Out

The end of the calendar year is the most important time for fundraising. Research shows that about 30 percent of nonprofit donations take place in December, and the holiday season tends to create a spirit of generosity among nonprofit supporters. It’s critical for your organization to start developing your year-end fundraising strategy early to bring in as much funding during this time as possible. A great way to kick off the year-end giving season [...]


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