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NonProfit POWER Speaker Spotlight: Allison Fine
May 22, 2019 at 12:27 pm

"The biggest challenge is pivoting from being transactional to being relational with donors and volunteers. Organizations too often become myopic about plowing through their To-Do lists without enough attention paid to how they are making their supporters feel."...

Don’t Knock It Until You Try It—New Ways of Fundraising
May 22, 2019 at 12:21 pm

I can picture a few skeptics out there thinking, “We have a strong major gifts program. I’m not going to dilute that with some new social fundraising fad.” That makes sense, to a point. If you have a robust and successful major gifts program established, do everything you can to keep it thriving!...

8 Key Indicators of a Strong Nonprofit Fundraising Campaign
May 22, 2019 at 12:18 pm

What are the key indicators of a strong nonprofit fundraising campaign? In order to have a strong fundraising campaign of any sort, whether it be capital, endowment or even annual, you need several hallmarks of success in place before you launch it...

Make Succession Planning and Staff Development a Priority
May 21, 2019 at 12:09 pm

Recently I enjoyed lunch with two friends who also happen to be my mentors. One is a former manufacturing operations guru who, for decades, has enjoyed success in human resources. The other is the former CEO of a Fortune 500 company. The focus of the conversation ended up on a vital nonprofit and fundraising topic: succession planning...

Monthly Donors: What to Do When Things Go Wrong
May 20, 2019 at 12:14 pm

Of course in your organization, nothing ever goes wrong with your monthly donors. But what would you do if something did? Would you hide? Would you stick your head in the sand and let someone else handle it? Or would you consider your donors and confess?...

How Do You Acquire Major Donors?
May 20, 2019 at 12:11 pm

How are you acquiring major donors? If you are concerned about your major gift pipeline, start reviewing how you are currently bringing in new donors and spend the time and energy it takes to start filling that pipeline. Years from now, you will reap that investment...

Arreva Acquires Heritage Designs
May 20, 2019 at 12:26 pm

Arreva has acquired Heritage Designs, the developers of MatchMaker Fundraising Software. Heritage Designs was designed in 1998 to design, develop and market fundraising/donor management software for nonprofits...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 88: How Are Nonprofits Evaluated?
May 17, 2019 at 11:47 am

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: how nonprofits should be evaluated, how to crack the monthly giving code and why donor retention matters...