Guest Post Archive

3 Emerging Fundraising Trends for Nonprofits

April 24, 2020
By Kayla Matthews, writer at ProductivityTheory.com – a blog dedicated to helping others better their productivity. For nonprofits, fundraising can be a challenging proposition. There are strict rules regarding what you can do to collect funds, and what you’re allowed to do with that money once you have it to retain your nonprofit status. As technology continues to advance, new...

8 Must-Have Integrations for Your Nonprofit CRM

April 13, 2020
By Erin Booker, Head of Content at Funraise, a fundraising platform built for fundraisers by fundraisers with 20+ third-party integrations. We’ve talked a lot recently about taking your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy digital. How to make the transition to virtual events, social fundraising, and livestream everything. But what if you’ve already been dipping your toes in that sparkling water? What’s...

What Are Gaming Fundraisers and How Can They Raise Donations for Your Nonprofit?

March 26, 2020
By Kayla Matthews, writer at ProductivityTheory.com and journalist dedicated to helping others better their productivity. The rise of the livestream, combined with the growing popularity and widespread appeal of video games, has created an attractive new opportunity for charities — gaming fundraisers. These events are an exciting new kind of fundraiser in which gamers raise money for charity by livestreaming themselves...

5 Reasons Your Board Should Switch to Google Drive

March 22, 2020
By Annisa Wanat, an independent consultant who works to strengthen the capacity of mission-driven organizations to achieve their goals more strategically by providing customized solutions in leadership, management, and communications. Most nonprofit board members volunteer because they want to support a worthy cause. While a board’s priority is always governance, its members may also be the organization’s best spokespeople,...

Facebook Ad Strategy for Non-Profits & Charities: 9 Things to Understand and Test

March 17, 2020
By Jean O’Brien, founder of Digital Charity Lab, a social enterprise that builds digital skills in non-profits and shares free learning resources. Jean is also a freelance consultant who works on digital strategy, marketing and design for non-profits. Facebook Ads are the channel that Digital Charity Lab gets asked for the most help with, by quite a distance. There’s...

3 Infographic Tips for Nonprofits

February 21, 2020
Amelia Kohm, Ph.D., is the founder of Data Viz for Nonprofits, a design consultancy that delivers high-quality visualizations that help organizations to quickly grasp their data, improve their work, and show their impact. Seems nonprofit communications folks everywhere have jumped on the infographic bandwagon. The thinking goes something like this: if they won’t pay attention to what we have...

10 Common Misconceptions Nonprofits Have About Bitcoin Fundraising

February 6, 2020
By Alex Wilson and Pat Duffy, co-founders of The Giving Block Nonprofits have been accepting cryptocurrency donations for over a decade. The recent spike in cryptocurrency fundraising was sparked by IRS guidance which provided clarity and ignited the trend. Over the last couple of years, we’ve spent hundreds of hours talking to senior nonprofit leaders across organizations both large and small about Bitcoin...