Once school is in full swing and summer comes to a close, it’s time for an exciting time of the year: fall school fundraising season. It can be more than a little overwhelming to narrow down the seemingly endless fundraising […]Continue Reading
When we talk about the fundraising cycle, we’re talking about identification, cultivation, solicitation, and recognition. Stage One: Identification — Selecting prospects you should approach Stage Two: Cultivation — Developing relationships with your donors Stage Three: Solicitation — Asking for donations […]Continue Reading
In our last 3 blog posts, we shared advice from Forefront (formerly Donors Forum) concerning nonprofit-donor relationships, what to for ask when making your ask, and preventing donor fatigue. Tying up the conversation, Marlee and Delia gave us their final thoughts on how […]Continue Reading
Last year, nonprofits raised over $45.7 million dollars worldwide on #GivingTuesday. That’s an incredible number, and it’s expected to increase each year! Are you joining the #GivingTuesday movement? If not, it’s not too late! With only a month to go, we want to make sure you’re making the most of #GivingTuesday. Read on for 4 simple ways you can do just that!Continue Reading
There’s one week left until #GivingTuesday! It’s time to kick it into high gear. With a 24 hour event like #GivingTuesday, building anticipation is key to driving traffic to your campaign. That’s why it’s important to get all of your supporters to start counting down with you! Don’t rely on just the day itself to drive traffic to your cause.
Last week, Heather was trying to find the best way to utilize online crowdfunding and figure out a social media strategy that works best for her nonprofit. This week, we checked in to see how Heather’s doing with her #GivingTuesday campaign and to see how she’s continuing to plan to get everything ready for the big day.Continue Reading
Even as Giving Tuesday begins to really take off across the country, I hear many nonprofits express reservations about participating and putting an effort into fundraising on that day. Some of them have tried it in the past with limited results, and others are a little hesitant to even start raising money online in the first place.Continue Reading
Of all the nonprofits that raised $5,000 or more on GiveGab this year, 81% of them had help from peer-to-peer fundraisers. So why not give peer-to-peer fundraising a try for your upcoming #GivingTuesday campaign?Continue Reading