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Jill Boyer

Ridgefield Academy Celebrates A Generous #GivingTuesday

Achieving your fundraising goals is always a great feeling. It’s the culmination of your hard work and the shared passion that connects your community. It’s certainly something to celebrate, and Ridgefield Academy was able to do just that recently when they achieved, and even exceeded, their fundraising goal on #GivingTuesday! The staff at Ridgefield Academy… Read More »

Start SMART When Setting Fundraising Goals

Setting appropriate goals is one of the first and most important aspects of planning a successful event for your nonprofit. Attainable goals affect every aspect of your planning and if they aren’t well defined you’ll discover all your hard work was for naught. If you find your fundraising goals are missing the mark become an… Read More »

Client Success Story | Bailey House

Frustrated with the limitations of using spreadsheets to manage fundraising event details, Bailey House Event Manager April McKenzie started looking for a better solution. Bailey House provides housing and services to homeless people and families living with HIV and AIDS in New York City. The organization was experiencing all the challenges that go along with… Read More »

The 3 C’s of “Clickable” Subject Lines

Constructing the perfect email gets you one step closer to your non-profit’s goals, but only if the subject line is convincing enough to get donors to click on through to the content. Your hook needs to include consistency, clarity, and be compelling enough to catch the recipient’s attention and get them interested in the topic—all… Read More »

Creating Positivity within Your Organization

Is your organization feeling the vibe? Are you engaged, happy, and productive at work? A positive working environment and culture may be one of the top factors determining whether or not an organization will succeed in their mission. Positive organizations are more productive, healthier, and attractive as an employer. Harvard Business Review reported that not only… Read More »

7 Tips to Attract Corporate Sponsors

Effective charities do not just ask for corporate funding for their causes, but they attract it. Every year corporate America gives more and more to charity – a total of more than $23 billion for nonprofit work, according to IEG. Corporations do not just respond to solicitations, however. They seek strategic partnerships with agencies that… Read More »

How Does Your Non-Profit Handle Restricted Funds or Unrestricted Funds?

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Unrestricted vs. Restricted Gifts Providing donors with more options about how to give—either unrestricted or restricted gifts—can both encourage your top donors to give more and attract new support to your cause. If you are like most nonprofits or charities, you don’t think much about what kind of… Read More »