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8 Best Practices for a Successful 2022 Golf Fundraiser

October 10, 2021
The past 18+ months have been challenging for the nonprofit sector, but golf tournaments have provided and continue to provide an opportunity to gather safely, raise crucial dollars, attract corporate support, and steward donors and sponsors. With 2022 approaching and plans for spring events firming up, now’s the time to consider the lessons learned from successful golf events held...

6 Ways to Prepare Your Communications for Successful End-of-Year Fundraising

September 16, 2021
As summer fades into fall, end-of-year fundraising season is top-of-mind for nonprofits. With so much to keep track of, it can be hard to know where to start aligning your communications so your fundraising initiatives are successful and support your brand. Here’s how to start. 1) Audit Last Year’s Communications Begin by looking backwards. What are the strategies and...

[DATA] 11 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising

September 13, 2021
The 2021 Open Data Project  seeks to gain a better understanding of how nonprofits, NGOs, and charities worldwide use technology for digital marketing and fundraising. At the core of the project is the 2021 Global NGO Technology Survey and the data below is based on the survey responses of 592 online fundraisers. It’s worth noting that in the survey the questions about...

How a Community of Long-Term Monthly Donors Make a Long-Term Difference

August 21, 2021
As a non-profiteer of many years, I have known donor giving programs to be described via a myriad of terms; sustainment, long-term, continued, recurring – all ways to describe the length of the relationship a donor establishes with a non-profit. And, while the terms may describe a donor’s giving, what can non-profits say about the results of their donors’...

10 LinkedIn Best Practices for Nonprofits

August 10, 2021
This is the eighth post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits, written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Please sign up for Nonprofit Tech for Good’s email newsletter to be alerted of new posts. Thank you! Related Webinar: Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits Launched on May 5, 2003, LinkedIn is a social network for professionals. 51%...

How to Effectively Share Text-to-Donate Campaigns on Social Media

August 1, 2021
By Corey Blake, a Digital Fundraising Strategist at MobileCause, where he helps nonprofits accelerate their fundraising and engagement efforts through giving and marketing strategies. Sharing your text-to-donate keyword and shortcode on social media helps brand your campaign and allows donors to easily give from their mobile devices, which is where most people view social media. Plus, in the case...

10 Powerful Online Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

July 4, 2021
By Emily Rose Patz, Senior Copywriter at DonorPerfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. Those aboard the online fundraising train tend to not look back. That’s because a digital strategy can truly transform every aspect of your organization’s work – from marketing to events. So much so that online revenue in the nonprofit sector grew by 32 percent in...

74 Free or Low-Cost Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

June 29, 2021
Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the tools and resources listed below to significantly improve your digital marketing and fundraising campaigns.   Websites & Email 1. accessiBe :: accessibe.com accessiBe uses AI and machine learning to analyze and then convert your website for those with hearing, vision, and cognitive disabilities. The...