Starting a Giving Group in Your Community

Looking for Community Change? Try a Giving Group More than ever before, people are wanting to get involved in giving and helping. In their communities, in schools, in politics.   So often, philanthropy isn’t centered around one’s town or one’s community. While giving always feels great, sometimes we want to feed that change into our… 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 »

Auction Event Survival Kit

The Must Have Auction Event Day Survival Kit [INFOGRAPHIC]

This Auction Event Day Survival Kit was designed to help circumvent Murphy’s Law. With so many moving parts, fundraising events have a high probability of unforeseen situations happening during the most inopportune of times—disrupting the smooth flow of your big day or night. This auction event day survival kit and checklist will help make sure… 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 »

Best Practices for No-Wait Event Registrations

This is the first in a series of posts about running a successful fundraising event night written by event service professionals. Event night professionals help to troubleshoot technology, advise on using event software, and ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible on event night. Have you ever had long lines at your event while guests… 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 »