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6 Tips for Communicating With Your Auction Volunteers

6 Tips for Communicating With Your Auction Volunteers

As a volunteer coordinator, you know the importance of establishing a reliable team of passionate volunteers. Your volunteers play a huge role in contributing to the success of your events and charity auctions.  In order to run a successful charity auction fundraiser, you need to be clear about the roles and expectations you have for your volunteer […]

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Peer to peer p2p relationship building

Understanding, Inspiring, & Growing Relationships in P2P (Guest Post)

Not long ago, nonprofits around the country pivoted their peer-to-peer fundraisers (P2P) to the virtual sphere seemingly overnight, and the “show went on” despite the global pandemic. However, there was a key element missing in this pivot: the ability to build relationships with the champion participants who showed up— rain or shine, in-person or via Zoom. While […]

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5 Budgeting Tips for Your Nonprofit’s Next Charity Auction (Guest Post)

When it comes to budgeting for your organization’s various campaigns, there is one primary goal that’s consistent across all of them: for the earnings to exceed the expenses. When you start planning your nonprofit’s next charity auction, the same rule applies.  Of course, if you’re brand new to organizing nonprofit events, you might not receive a large […]

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5 Reasons to Use Direct Mail to Promote Your Fundraising Event (Guest Post)

Mail is making a comeback. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, friends have started sending letters to each other to keep in touch, pen pal exchanges have ramped up, and we’re doing more online shopping than ever. Even in the digital age, a handwritten note or special delivery can still have an impact. For this reason, direct mail is […]

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From Auctions to Text-to-Give: Accelerate Your Fundraising (Guest Post)

Incorporating new methods of fundraising can energize both your supporters and nonprofit staff, as Jacob Spencer, Customer Success & Account Manager at Donately, explains in this article. He offers five actionable ideas for elevating and adapting your current efforts so you can better serve your cause! Your nonprofits’ fundraising efforts are in a rut. Perhaps you’re struggling […]

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WEBINAR: Running Your Hybrid Event (Hosted by ClickBid)

Our fantastic partner ClickBid is hosting a webinar about running your hybrid fundraising event. You won’t want to miss it. Thursday, July 1st at 2 PM (est) There are numerous lessons to be learned from running virtual events last year. This webinar walks through the step-by-step process of conducting a hybrid event. Hybrid events combine in-person donors with […]

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Infographic: What Is the Best Platform for Streaming Your Virtual Gala?

Overwhelmed by having to choose among Facebook Live, YouTube Live, Zoom and a million other platforms for streaming your virtual gala? We’ve got you covered. Check out our decision tree below to learn what social media platform or webinar service is the best choice for streaming your online fundraiser. (Click infographic to enlarge.) Share this Image On Your […]

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Strategies for Recession-Proof Fundraising

Worried about a financial downturn drying up your donations? Recession-proof fundraising means taking action during the good times and the bad times to protect your sources of revenue. In this post, you’ll learn what steps you should take during growing and receding economies to build a sustainable future for your organization. During a Good Economy Make the […]

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