Fundraising Archive

Cut Through the Clutter: Why Storytelling Matters for Nonprofits

November 21, 2019
By Michelle Chen is an independent scholar who recently graduated with a PhD in mass communications with a focus on advocacy, activism and social change. She helps brands grow engagement and build relationships with their audience. Millennials are the largest generation in the U.S. labor force today

Which Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software is Best for Your Nonprofit?

November 15, 2019
By Dr. Allison Quintanilla Plattsmier, CFRE, CNP, CNC, Executive Director of the Jordan Thomas Foundation and Owner of AQP Consulting The constant grind to find new funds is the challenge of every nonprofit. Fundraising comes down to one thing: relationships. The ability to track and monitor those

3 Ways to Spotlight Your Monthly Giving Program on #GivingTuesday

November 8, 2019
This post is part of Your #GivingTuesday Game Plan, a new nonprofit resource hub by DonorPerfect that offers interactive Giving Tuesday communication templates that you can fill in and integrate into your campaign. A monthly giving program is the most effective and effortless way to retain #GivingTuesday

4 Key Features of the New GoFundMe Charity™

November 7, 2019
By Heather Mansfield, Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good and producer of the Global NGO Technology Report and the Global Trends in Giving Report Launched in 2010, GoFundMe is the world’s largest free social fundraising platform, with more than $5 billion raised by tens of millions of donors. Today, GoFundMe has expanded their

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Behavioral Economics to Build a Successful Monthly Giving Program

October 31, 2019
UPDATE: This webinar was presented on December 10, 2019. You can view a recording on YouTube. Monthly donors give 42% more over the course of a year compared to one time donors. They also stick around longer with most programs enjoying donor retention rates north of 85%.

6 Ways to Raise More with Facebook Fundraisers

October 25, 2019
By Brent Merritt, a digital strategy consultant at Metric Communications and blogger at The Caliper. His work is focused on nonprofits, advocacy, and public affairs. Facebook Fundraisers are a relatively new fundraising tool, but they’re already driving a major boost in revenue for some nonprofit organizations. The 2019 M+R

48 Online Stores That Benefit Nonprofits and the Greater Good

October 20, 2019
The National Retail Federation expects online holiday sales in the United States to increase 14 percent to $163 billion in 2019. By shopping at any of the 48 online stores listed below, socially conscious and ethical consumers can channel some of their consumer spending power into the