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Choosing the Right Online Payment Tool
October 9, 2007

There are lots of tools available to enable nonprofit organizations to accept donations, sell merchandise, collect membership dues and register people for events online, but which ones are best and why? To answer that question, Idealware — an organization that offers product comparisons, recommendations, case studies and software news to help nonprofits make software decisions — asked a number of experts from companies like Compumentor, ONE/Northwest and Community IT Innovators for their recommendations, which it published in the whitepaper “A Few Good Online Payment Multitaskers.” The experts report that organizations that want software that supports several typical kinds of payments without a lot of

Before the Bidding Comes the Planning Things to keep in mind wh
September 13, 2005

September 13, 2005 By Lisa Hannah Raising funds through a special event is a tried-and-true tactic. In addition to generating revenue, special events can generate awareness for a cause, pinpoint new prospects, demonstrate the impact of giving and build community relationships. While a special event can be a powerful fundraising vehicle, it can entail a fair amount of work and resources. Looking specifically at benefit auctions, keep these best practices in mind to ensure that your event is a success. Best Practice #1: Plan Effectively Planning should start nine to 11 months ahead to ensure that you can secure a venue, recruit volunteers,