Nonprofit Messaging Matters—Here’s How You Can Do It On a Budget
February 20, 2019 at 1:23 pm

In the nonprofit world, there are over 1.5 million charitable organizations, many of them fighting for the same donors, the same dollars. That’s why having the right nonprofit messaging for your organization should sit at the top of your priority list...

Does Your Nonprofit Tell a Story That Engages and Causes Action?
February 20, 2019 at 1:13 pm

Well, in a world where information is at the tips of everyone’s fingers, there is a lot of noise and clutter to cut through. The human brain is equipped to do two things: survive and conserve calories. And the truth of that matter is that the human brain filters out information...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 57: Let's Talk Competitive Employee Compensation
September 7, 2018 at 12:10 pm

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: importance of nonprofit branding, value in competitive employee compensation and planning your major gift caseload...

How Charities Can Use Audio Branding to Influence Donor Behavior
August 14, 2018 at 12:46 pm

The process of choosing the right photography, typography and color palette is all part of the vital brand differentiation process. But are nonprofits missing an opportunity by paying attention to the way they look, but not enough to their audio branding?

How to Build a Strong Fund Development Committee
August 14, 2018 at 12:32 pm

The "warm-body" approach to selecting fund development committee members always fails the diversity and strength test. Far too often, organizations will simply accept those individuals expressing interest without first determining who and what they need to best serve the purpose and expectations of their given committee membership...

Donations Amid Disaster: 3 Nonprofit Marketing Strategies That Work
March 27, 2018 at 11:59 am

Nonprofit organizations focused on supporting victims are striving to raise donations and community engagement, but with a limited budget, this is especially difficult. However, it’s not impossible to develop effective nonprofit marketing strategies...

The Nonprofit Voice Ep 1: Creating a Successful Online Marketing Strategy
March 26, 2018 at 2:34 pm

As experts in the nonprofit sector, we all understand how difficult it can be to fund our nonprofit marketing strategies for our fundraising initiatives. That's why we have to look toward optimizing online tools that are more cost-effective and still give us the exposure we need to bring in the donors and donations we want...

Creatively Tell Your Story at Nonprofit Events
September 14, 2017 at 10:01 am

People listen differently when stories are told. Just watch a toddler listen to their favorite book over and over again to know this is true. At the end of your workday, you likely share short glimpses into your day with the stories you tell your family or friends. A well-constructed story is one of the most effective fundraising tools simply because our brains love and need stories to process what we are thinking...

Introduction to Strategic Nonprofit Major Gifts Moves Management
July 19, 2017 at 11:26 am

Today, we’re going to look at a great tool for building those important relationships with top prospects over time. And we all know that is what will result in the big gift. You know how important it is to put a plan in place to build relationships, right? It’s super de-duper important if you want to secure major gifts. I’m talking about “moves management...