Fees Online Fundraising
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Why are There Fees with Online Fundraising?

When considering fundraising options for your nonprofit, you know you’re missing a huge piece of the market if you don’t accept online donations, but you may be wary of being charged those dreaded fees. Nonprofits typically encounter upfront costs with […]

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Donor Fatigue
Donor Fatigue and The Ask: How Much is Too Much?

Well, it depends. There are different schools of thought on Donor Fatigue, and not all strategies will work for every nonprofit. But in reality it’s not how often you ask, but how often you are interacting with the donors and closing the loop on the last ask. 

A lot of nonprofits that we work with are concerned about Donor Fatigue especially when it comes to crowdfunding. A crowdfunding campaign is typically a small part of their overall fundraising budget, so they can be reluctant to ask their donors to keep giving. It’s not the frequency of the ask that’s the issue, the problem is asking donors to give again when you have not told them what you did with their last donation.  So there has to be some level of engagement between asks, specifically telling the donor what was done with their donation from the last ask.

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Fundraising Metrics
4 Critical Fundraising Metrics For Nonprofits

Does your nonprofit currently have a way of keeping track of your fundraising metrics? Your fundraising metrics are like the fortune-tellers of your organization – they can and should shape your future donor engagement and overall fundraising strategy. The following […]

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Giving Day
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What is a Giving Day?

Giving Days (or Days of Giving) are 24-hour online fundraising challenges that aim to rally groups of people around a particular region, cause, holiday/event, or place of education. The most well-known Day of Giving to date is GivingTuesday, which is held […]

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Nonprofit Fundraising Success
Top 10 Secrets to Nonprofit Fundraising Success

One of the most stressful aspects of working for a nonprofit organization is fundraising.  In order to achieve nonprofit fundraising success without burning yourself out, we’ve compiled 10 simple and effective steps you can start implementing immediately.   Your top 10 Secrets […]

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