Category: Miscellaneous

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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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4 Budgeting Tips for Your Nonprofit’s Next Charity Auction

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

When it comes to budgeting for your organization’s various campaigns, one primary goal is consistent across all of them: for the earnings to exceed the expenses. The same rule applies to planning your nonprofit’s next charity auction.  Planning a major event that will make up its return on investment takes time. Your nonprofit will need to gain […]

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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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How to Turn Event Attendees Into Donors (Guest Post)

I’ve got a secret: I detest events. Who wants to dress in uncomfortable clothes, schmooze with donors, and swallow another rubber chicken? Definitely not me. HOWEVER, all Not-For-Profits (NFPs) need to host one annual branding event. A branding event connects your mission to those aligned with it on a large scale. Here comes another secret: most of […]

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Raffle Rules for Keeping Your Prize Drawing Legal

Raffles are a great way to raise money for your nonprofit. Selling the chance of winning a big prize pulls people into your donor base who may not otherwise be able to afford auction items. Due to raffles’ proximity to gambling, however, state governments enforce several raffle rules and regulations to prevent abuse. While we don’t provide […]

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