Pokemon Go

What Does Pokémon Go Have to Do with My Organization?

Are you seeing a stream of new faces in your building, searching for elusive invisible creatures with their phones? People everywhere have jumped on the Pokémon Go craze—a smart phone app that uses your actual surroundings to create a scavenger hunt for Pokémon. How can you capitalize on this unexpected traffic without losing your focus? Pokémon… Read More »

Sponsorship Strategy Stress

A Sponsor Strategy With Fewer Headaches

This post is the first in a series designed to open you up to a new way of viewing sponsors and their role within your nonprofit’s overall strategy. These posts are based on the “Sponsorship Strategy: Recruiting and Keeping Sponsor Partners” eBook from the Greater Giving Fundraising Excellence Series. Each new post focuses on a… Read More »

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Fundraising Auction Planner [Infographic]

You’ve got a big fundraising gala coming up and want to make sure you have dotted all the i’s and crossed all the t’s. Organizing a successful benefit auction takes thoughtful planning and dedication. Based on our experience over tens of thousands of events nationwide, we have created this auction planning guide and companion infographic… Read More »


Instagram’s new Business Account Features: 3 Smart Applications for Non-Profits

If your life includes smartphones, nonprofits, and a healthy dose of marketing, it’s likely that you’re familiar with Instagram. Instagram is one of the more popular social media applications offering an avenue of expression to your audience engaging with the digital universe through images—YOUR images. It is also very likely that you, or someone involved… Read More »

A No Cost Nonprofit Event Space From Lagunitas

Photo: Portland Business Journal Are you in need of a space to hold your fundraising event? If you live in Portland (Oregon), San Diego or Charleston, you are in luck. In June of this year, Tony Magee, Founder of Lagunitas Brewing Company announced several new community initiatives, three of which provide free space for nonprofits…. Read More »

Sponsor Guest List

My Sponsors Won’t Tell Me Who’s Attending

It happens at every event—generous sponsors donate thousands of dollars for the opportunity to have their names included on signage, on the website, and scrolling past on the sponsor reel. And in exchange, nonprofits usually give sponsors extra admission to bring guests or employees of the company to the event. Everyone’s happy, right? For many… Read More »