Plug Into Corporate Giving

Are you looking for effective ways to connect with businesses for fundraising? Today’s business climate is putting an additional set of pressures on corporations, which creates a unique set of opportunities for your nonprofit. Approaching corporations for fundraising purposes is very different from approaching individuals. The motivations are not the same, so the approach, the… Read More »


Think Like an Event Planner – The Perfect Venue

When searching for your next event venue, think like an event planner and concentrate on three overall aspects— accessibility, functionality and ambiance. These three elements are the foundations that can support every other carefully constructed piece of your plan. Breaking down your venue planning into three categories will help you catch missing elements; sharpen up… Read More »


#GivingTuesday Marketing in the Home Stretch

Getting your message heard in the final days prior to a fundraising campaign is vital to achieving your goals. #GivingTuesday campaigns are no exception! #GivingTuesday is a worldwide movement, and following on the heels of the two busiest holiday shopping days, your message will be competing with a crowded advertising landscape. Make sure you stand… Read More »


The Five W’s of Event Revenue Enhancers

Have you considered additional revenue opportunities? At your next fundraising event, you are likely planning on incorporating a silent auction, live auction, and donation appeal. But, Items like raffles, wine pulls, and games can add a lot more than just dollars to your event. Here is a look at the five W’s – why, who,… Read More »


What Does Corporate Social Responsibility Have To Do With Nonprofits?

The business climate is changing. No longer is it acceptable for a corporation to just make a profit. Now consumers expect businesses to be good corporate citizens as well. That means more opportunities for nonprofits to build mutually beneficial relationships with companies seeking contribute more than just products and services. A recent internet search for… Read More »



Tailor-Made Messages for #GivingTuesday

Nothing is more important to your #GivingTuesday fundraising campaign than getting the word out. Messaging to your corporate sponsors, volunteers, staff and especially your donors all require their own unique tone, information and call to action.   Inspire each of these important groups to contribute with these tailor-made tips. Rev Up Your Volunteers Three cheers… Read More »



Giving Tuesday 2017 | #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday will be celebrating its five-year anniversary in 2017 and many organizations are gearing up to make this year the most charitable yet! Following on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday is a day to recover from retail madness and begin the charitable season.  It’s designed for people to get involved in… Read More »


Can Giving Be Good For Your Health?

Does the phrase “lose yourself to find yourself” resonate with you? Many people give their money, time and talent to worthy causes. The act of giving has tremendous benefits. In a survey of 4,500 adults, 41 percent of those surveys volunteered 100 hours or more. The overwhelming majority of those people said that giving their… Read More »