Crypto for Good: Fundraising on the Blockchain

2021-10-20T11:00:48-04:00

No longer a fringe fundraising offering...cryptocurrency is here and is making impact at more and more nonprofit organizations. Is it for you? Join this live session where your host, Amy DeVita of TopNonprofits will pose your burning questions surrounding cryptocurrency, NFTs, and blockchain to experts Wendy Feher and Rebecca Stokes of DoinGud and founders of The Giving Block. Participate in this brief survey, and your question may be asked to our experts during the event!  

Crypto for Good: Fundraising on the Blockchain2021-10-20T11:00:48-04:00

An Uncommon Year for Giving: GivingUSA Data [WEBINAR]

2021-11-01T10:05:49-04:00

Each year, the nonprofit sector receives extensive data describing philanthropy in the United States. In this session, Laura MacDonald, Chair of the Giving USA Foundation and Founder of Benefactor Group, will discuss data and trends from 2020, a year in which the environment for giving was certainly uncommon. Laura will examine the sources of generosity, the causes that donors cared about, and factors that influence both. In addition to helping you understand what happened in 2020, Laura will show you—philanthropic leaders, fundraisers, volunteers—how to use this information to plan your own fundraising strategy. She will provide insights into trends about [...]

An Uncommon Year for Giving: GivingUSA Data [WEBINAR]2021-11-01T10:05:49-04:00

[UPCOMING WEBINAR] Fundraising on the Blockchain: What Nonprofits Need to Know

2021-10-22T15:43:34-04:00

Not long ago, accepting cryptocurrency donations seemed like a pretty fringe fundraising offering. But if you've been following the news, cryptocurrency is here and is making some serious impact at more and more nonprofit organizations. Is fundraising on the blockchain a good idea for your organization? Where do you even start to find out more about it? This virtual learning event will be an excellent place to begin. Bring your questions and join your host, Amy DeVita of TopNonprofits. She'll pose your burning questions surrounding cryptocurrency, NFTs, and blockchain to experts from DoinGud and The Giving Block. Registration is free, [...]

[UPCOMING WEBINAR] Fundraising on the Blockchain: What Nonprofits Need to Know2021-10-22T15:43:34-04:00

How to Confidently Make the “Ask” (Even if you hate fundraising)

2021-11-01T10:05:15-04:00

How to Confidently Make "The Ask" (Even if you hate fundraising) What if you knew the steps to pivot off the spin-cycle of small gifts and start securing larger donations on a regular basis? How would you like to confidently secure 50-75% of the funding you need each year by leading your top 30 donors to their best gift? It’s doable. This session will demystify solicitations and help you see there is a path to securing larger gifts from individuals. Using the example of a $10,000 ask, we’ll walk you through the methodology so you can learn how to confidently [...]

How to Confidently Make the “Ask” (Even if you hate fundraising)2021-11-01T10:05:15-04:00

Hook, Line, Sinker: Reeling in Your Audience with Cut-Through Content

2021-10-22T12:53:02-04:00

Kadi McDonald helps organizations of all sizes build trust and authenticity, and expand and validate a brand's purpose through a consistent experience across all marketing channels. In this session, she provides an entertaining and educational lesson on ways to make your marketing and communications stand out from the rest! This recording was from our premiere Virtual Summit for Nonprofit Changemakers (www.nonprofitchangemakers.com) held Sept. 15-17, 2020. About Author Author Name Here Author bio here. Webinars

Hook, Line, Sinker: Reeling in Your Audience with Cut-Through Content2021-10-22T12:53:02-04:00

Demystifying Donor Advised Funds

2021-10-19T09:22:48-04:00

A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a giving vehicle established at a public charity. It allows donors to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax deduction and then recommend grants from the fund over time. Today, they are philanthropy’s fastest growing vehicle, accounting for 3% of all giving. This workshop discusses donor advised funds, how they differ from private foundations, tips for engagement, critiques and potential reforms. About Author Gregory Nielsen Gregory Nielsen is a sought after speaker and Consultant committed to helping leaders and organizations translate vision into reality. He is an accomplished nonprofit [...]

Demystifying Donor Advised Funds2021-10-19T09:22:48-04:00

Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Virtual Fundraising Events, But Were Too Embarrassed to Ask

2021-09-01T10:57:04-04:00

Patrick Kirby, Founder of Do Good Better Consulting, answers live questions from the online audience around all aspects of virtual fundraising events. Great advice and thoughtful ideas from an experienced fundraiser and nonprofit expert. About Author Patrick Kirby, Founder, Do Good Better Consulting Patrick Kirby has spent nearly fifteen years working as a fundraiser in the nonprofit industry, for organizations of all shapes and sizes, and strives to ‘Do Good Better’ every day. From organizing $10,000 cure walks to $1 million galas, Patrick’s passion lies in creating creative solutions to make fundraising less boring. [...]

Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Virtual Fundraising Events, But Were Too Embarrassed to Ask2021-09-01T10:57:04-04:00

The Surprising Gift of Doubt—Using Uncertainty to Become the Exceptional Leader You Were Meant To Be

2021-08-25T09:37:34-04:00

Nonprofit leadership is challenging in the best of times, and even more so now. What do you do when you don’t know what the next steps are? How do you keep going, and help your team keep going, when doubt seems at the door? Could the doubt mean you’re broken as a leader? Leadership expert Marc A. Pitman says that doubt might mean you’re on the verge of greatness! In this session, he’ll show you why doubt is a normal part of leadership, and the surprising gift it can be if you have the courage to use it. In this [...]

The Surprising Gift of Doubt—Using Uncertainty to Become the Exceptional Leader You Were Meant To Be2021-08-25T09:37:34-04:00

How Do Consumers and Brands Feel about Check Out Campaigns?

2021-08-17T12:04:14-04:00

This post was originally published on Third Sector Today, and is being shared here with permission. If you’ve been through a check out lane in the US in the past couple of years, you have probably been asked if you’d like to donate to some cause or other. And you may have noticed, that the frequency and the locations of these have increased. All for very good reason: Check Out Campaigns have been a big help to charities by raising funds and awareness. But how are they perceived by consumers? By Brands? And are they a realistic option for smaller nonprofits? Our [...]

How Do Consumers and Brands Feel about Check Out Campaigns?2021-08-17T12:04:14-04:00

3 Keys to Setting Up Your Fundraising Calendar for Success

2021-08-17T11:56:20-04:00

your fundraising calendar for 2016. We invited special guest Brad Davies, Fundraising Expert from NextAfter to share his experience and talk through a specific strategy on how to grow your organization this year and turn your 2016 fundraising goals into a reality. Brad Davies is an online fundraising expert who was the project director of the “Online Fundraising Scorecard” which looked at the online giving habits of 250 charities, 100 of which are on the Chronical of Philanthropy’s 400 list. Brad has consulted with hundreds of organizations around the world, some of which are the largest charities in America, on [...]

3 Keys to Setting Up Your Fundraising Calendar for Success2021-08-17T11:56:20-04:00
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