Fundraising Archive

8 Grant Research Tools for Nonprofits

October 12, 2022
According to the Giving USA 2022 Report, giving by foundations to nonprofit organizations grew by 3.4% in 2021 to $90.88 billion. Foundation grants now represent 19% of total giving to nonprofits – the largest share on record. The websites listed below can help your nonprofit search and apply for grant funding. If you need training in grant writing, a...

[Free Webinar] 10 Digital Marketing & Fundraising Trends to Prioritize in 2023

September 25, 2022
At the end of each year, Nonprofit Tech for Good suggests which digital marketing and fundraising trends nonprofits should prioritize in the following year . In 2023, traditional digital marketing and fundraising strategies, such as email marketing and monthly giving programs will continue to perform well, but new social media platforms and fundraising tools will likely become more widely...

4 Types of Donor Personas for Effective Nonprofit Fundraising

September 16, 2022
Ask any nonprofit fundraiser if he or she wants to increase the results of their fundraising efforts and you’ll get a resounding “yes”! The next question, of course, is how? The answer is in understanding your goal and audience, and then matching your pitch to the prospect. In other words, you create donor journeys.  If you’ve never done so,...

5 Simple Steps to Take Right Now to Plan Your 2023 Golf Fundraiser

September 8, 2022
If your nonprofit is thinking about planning a golf fundraiser in 2023—whether it’s a brand new event or an established tournament—there are a few simple steps to take right now to make sure your outing is set up for success. 1. Start With Technology The right technology tools are key to easy planning and successful execution of a golf...

94 Free or Low-Cost Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

September 5, 2022
Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the free or low-cost tools and resources listed below to significantly improve your digital marketing and fundraising campaigns. Websites & Email 1. Google Analytics :: analytics.google.com Google Analytics is a freemium web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. It is...

[Free Webinar] Finding Your First 100 Donors: Donor Acquisition for New Nonprofits

September 2, 2022
You’ve probably heard how important individual donors are to the sustainability of your nonprofit organization. For an early-stage organization, though, knowing how to get started can feel like an overwhelming task. In this free webinar, you’ll better understand why individual donors are important to your mission, where to find prospects, how to get your first donations, and what to...

[Free Webinar] The Giving Tuesday Cheat Sheet for Nonprofits

August 25, 2022
Last year, 35 million people and 80 countries participated in Giving Tuesday, and these numbers are steadily increasing each year. When the big day is over, more than one-third of annual giving happens in December alone. This presents an amazing opportunity for any size nonprofit to enter the New Year with new relationships, new insight into their retention strategies,...