As a nonprofit fundraiser and attorney, I do my due diligence if I support a new nonprofit. Unfortunately, it's an open secret that financial firewalls within some nonprofits can be thin or non-existent. But nonprofits are businesses, and we should treat them as such.
Here are some ways that your organization can build relationships and donor-centric philanthropy.
Here are several reasons why it’s a bad idea to use year-end giving as a significant fundraising strategy.
Donors today are critical of the organizations that can’t keep up with the new pace of the times. Here is how you can keep up.
Fundraising consultants can be invaluable for nonprofits looking to optimize their fundraising operations. However, some nonprofit leaders don't know the nature of what fundraising consultants do.
Let’s discover how fintech is shaping the future of nonprofits and what steps you can take to adopt these practices.
As nonprofits need to be good stewards of the funds from their donors, consulting companies also must do the same with the resources of their clients. A capital campaign is the easy answer, but there are other ways of accomplishing the goals you seek to achieve.
It’s no secret that Facebook and other ad platforms don’t perform as they did in the past. An overwhelming demand for data privacy has resulted in new personal information safeguards, giving these ad platforms a more limited understanding of our behaviors.
Nonprofits constantly look for ways to stay competitive in the market. One of the ways they do this is by investing in new technologies because the future for nonprofits is now.
The number of donor-advised fund accounts in the U.S. surpassed 1 million in 2020, and grants to charities from the 10 largest donor-advised fund sponsors totaled $22.41 billion. So, let's dive into how donor-advised funds can help you with your overall fundraising strategy.
One of the most crucial parts of nonprofit fundraising is finding donors. If a donor doesn't give, your organization can't adequately serve its mission. But creating a potential donor portfolio isn't always easy.
You know that digital media literacy and cybersecurity are vital. Nevertheless, hackers now use a new strategy specific to security, and it should give you pause. If you haven't made data protection your No. 1 priority, you’re placing your nonprofit at significant risk to be hacked.
In the world today, there are more than 2,700 billionaires. That’s a lot of people with a lot of money. As a result, there's a lot of chatter about what billionaires should do with their money.
Nonprofits aren't intended to serve the elite. People establish nonprofits to support and improve the lives of others. Still, COVID-19 restrictions in municipalities have caused some donors to stop funding organizations.
Data gets compromised and put at risk of being stolen or misused, including by nonprofits who haven't invested in cybersecurity. In short, we've reached a moment where the privacy lights are blinking red, and nonprofits must invest in cybersecurity. Protecting donor data is no longer just something nice to do.