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By Not Asking Donors to Give, You Short-Change Them
August 13, 2018 at 11:34 am

Claire Axelrad writes on Clairification about how the most donor-centric thing you can do is ask people for a philanthropic gift. Of course, not all the time. And not without being diligent about matching what you ask for to who you ask and what they care about. And not without tempering your “ask” approaches with “gift” approaches; you do have to do a fair amount of wooing...

Your Flight Just Got Canceled—What Does That Mean If You Have Monthly Sustainers?
August 13, 2018 at 11:23 am

It’s August—that means thunderstorms; perhaps even a hurricane. Weather issues mean flight delays. Waiting. And waiting some more!  You may not get to your destination today. Or if you’re on your way home, you may not get there until much later. You can get upset about it, but ultimately, it’s all about being safe.  But what does a flight delay mean for your monthly sustainers and for you as an organization?...

Attracting & engaging Millennial donors
August 10, 2018 at 3:56 pm

Want to learn more about how to attract this powerful and influential generation? Download our report on how Millennials are shaping the way people give back and how your nonprofit can engage with them.

Solutions to nonprofits' biggest challenges
August 10, 2018 at 3:53 pm

We found that nonprofits of all sizes and cause spaces have very similar challenges, whether it’s with marketing initiatives, donors and fundraisers, or even organizational struggles. We also found some helpful solutions for a lot of these issues.

The 1,000 biggest challenges facing nonprofits today
August 10, 2018 at 3:51 pm

Do these challenges sound familiar to you? If so, download our recap of the 1,000 biggest challenges facing nonprofits today to get a glimpse into insights collected from nonprofits just like yours. We’re guessing you’ll find out that your organization is not alone.

OPINION: ‘Dirty Money’ Is Not as Black and White as It Seems
August 10, 2018 at 11:30 am

In a move that has raised eyebrows and critical comments alike, the Texas-based nonprofit The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), turned down a $250,000 donation from Salesforce due to the company’s contract with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency...

Your Nonprofit Advisory Board Must Focus on Fundraising
August 10, 2018 at 11:25 am

A nonprofit advisory board is an important vehicle for a nonprofit organization. Where else can you obtain a diverse set of community leaders representing a variety of organizations and life experiences with a common purpose, which is to provide support for your organization?...

Ensure Long-Term Success With Effective Young Alumni Engagement
August 10, 2018 at 7:40 am

Young alumni are a difficult segment of the donor population for higher education institutions to engage. Ensure your institution isn’t missing out on a donor segment that’s critical to long-term success. Learn tactics for effectively appealing to young alumni in our tip sheet!