Today's Featured Blog Posts
5 ways to optimize your online giving strategy
"As part of our recent webinar Tell the Truth Today...Raise More Money Tomorrow Assessing Your Online Fundraising Capacity, FirstGiving invited webinar registrants to take an 8-question survey about their online fundraising capacity. 223 nonprofit organizations completed the eight-question survey, revealing some interesting trends and facts about nonprofit capacity and investment in online fundraising." Read the full post.
Thinking Bigger-and Beyond-the Charitable Tax Deduction
"On December 4th and 5th AFP will be participating in a lobby day on the hill with our partners in the Charitable Giving Coalition. If you're in Washington, DC, those days, I strongly encourage you to participate! To have pulled this coalition together is a formidable achievement and one that we should be proud of. But let's look at the nature and focus of that lobby and more particularly, its timing. Because we are going into battle-again-for the charitable tax deduction. And we all believe that there has never been a more important time to maintain the levels of investment in the work that we do. We take on more and more as a direct consequence of cutbacks in state and federal funding. That work is critical to growth in our communities and society as a whole." Read the full post.