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Fundraising Tips & Tricks


Use Social Media to Maximize Your Opportunities

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. Almost everyone uses some form of social media. If they’re not on Facebook, they’re on Instagram or Twitter. People use social… Read More »


Communicating The Mission

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. One of the key components to spreading the word about your organization is to clearly communicate your message…. Read More »



Incentivizing Your Network for Sharing

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. Expanding your reach in Social Media revolves around sharing Sometimes sharing is driven by emotional engagement with a… Read More »


The Perfect Guest Experience: JDRF Lincoln and Greater Nebraska’s Quest

Many nonprofits are pioneering fundraising and JDRF is a great example. This story is from one of our many clients who heightened organization, training and communication efforts around their auction—creating a better donor experience. First events are always tough, and Development Coordinator Laura Eberly’s first event with the Lincoln and Greater Nebraska chapter of JDRF… Read More »


Grow Your Network with #Share4Schools

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. The #Share4Schools campaign is designed to help schools grow their social networks. The contest: get as much of… Read More »


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Mobilize, Rejuvenate or Resuscitate Your Social Networks

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. Sharing Your Fundraising “Asks” on Social Media Social media is often a polarizing subject that can be largely… Read More »


What is PCI DSS SAQ?

This post is the first in a series about the most important topic to any nonprofit organization: credit card security, and protecting your donors’ sensitive personal information. These posts expand upon topics from the “PCI Compliance: Safeguarding Your Donors’ Private Information” guide in the Greater Giving Fundraising Excellence Series. Each new post deep-dives into an… Read More »


Amplify Your Social Media Messaging

This post is part of our #Share4Schools social sweepstakes series, designed to help schools engage supporters in social circles to promote fundraising—and possibly win cash prizes. While some of these articles reference #Share4Schools, the concepts are universal. Images Amplify Your Message and Stir Action For the last several years, photos on social media have outperformed… Read More »