For fundraisers raising funds for programs to serve rural communities,the problem is obvious:there are fewer people to ask for contributions. Local organizations solicit the same local community members again and again.
Where can you look to find a wider audience? Here are a few places to ask for money and help raising [...]
Pinterest is now the third largest social media site and the 16th most popular site on the web according to Social Raise,a Chicago-based firm that helps nonprofits to use digital experiences to raise funds,awareness,and impact.
SocialRaise’s Kevin LaManna provides 7 tips on how nonprofits can start using Pinterest to raise awareness,[...]
Celebrities have the ability to attract new donors to your organization. People feel a connection to celebrities they have seen in the media and will give their words much weight when it comes to hearing what they have to say.
You may be fortunate and find a celebrity with enough devotion to your cause [...]
As we approach the middle of the year,now is a good time to check in and see what’s going on with your major gift donors and determine whether anyone has been left behind. It doesn’t take much time to run a report and become acquainted with donors who have stopped donating.
The moment [...]
Some people will argue that now is not the time to be putting funds into an endowment account that is designed as a savings or investment account that will grow to help your organization in the future. The economic crisis has forced many organizations to do all that they can to keep things going [...]