Recurring Donors
How to Retain Recurring Donors

We recently discussed how to attract recurring donors to your nonprofit.  Now that the (not-so-hard) hard part is over, your next mission is to RETAIN them!  And although a lot of the same principles for attracting these donors also apply […]

Continue Reading
recurring donors
How to Attract Recurring Donors

Aren’t recurring donations simply lovely?  Not only are you getting consistent donations each month, but you also have a foundation of regular supporters (a.k.a “sustainers”) behind those donations.  There’s a greater feeling of not only secured finances, but also secured […]

Continue Reading
Nonprofit Champions
Posted by GiveGab
Nonprofit Champion: Horizon Health Services

Through GiveGab’s online giving platform, registered nonprofits are encouraged to set a monetary goal for each campaign they run.  And quite often we’re amazed to see nonprofits who not only reach their goals, but sprint past them! It’s as though […]

Continue Reading
Online Fundraising: It’s Not About the Money! (Part 2 – New Donor Acquisition)

At GiveGab, we’ve had the opportunity to talk with lots of nonprofits over the past year about online fundraising – how often they do it, what types of fundraising they do, is it team or peer-to-peer based, etc.  More often than not, the simple answer we hear is, “No, we haven’t done it. But we need to.”  But doesn’t everyone run online fundraising campaigns, you may ask?  No they don’t. Most nonprofits simply don’t.  And if you ask them why they think they need to, many respond that they see it as a trend and need to do it because others are doing it.

Continue Reading
A Strategic Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations have become increasingly social over the past decade, whether they are cultivating a dedicated Facebook following or blazing a trail on new networks such as Snapchat. While part of social media’s initial appeal was the potential to reach your audience without tapping into a limited budget, the growing popularity and changing algorithms of popular networks have made it difficult to keep your cause at the top of supporters’ newsfeeds. That said, nonprofit organizations have never been a group to back down from a challenge.

Continue Reading
Dairy Farmers, 9/11 and Rewarding Volunteers

There is not one person who was not touched, directly or indirectly, by the events of 9/11/2001.  The spirit of unity, compassion, and service born during that horrific time has been harnessed every September 11th thereafter, and has become the largest day of charitable engagement in the US.  National 9/11 Day compels us to commit a day of service in remembrance, as championed by 911day.org.

Continue Reading