Fundraising Tips & Resources

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Is your software ready for a fundraising frenzy?

It’s almost that time of year. Nonprofits across the country are gearing up for annual fundraising events like Giving Tuesday (November 28) and Give to the Max Day, Minnesota’s annual giving day, on November 16. Last year Give to the Max Day raised over $125 million for Minnesota nonprofits. Annual giving days get a lot… Read More

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Harness the latest giving trends for digital fundraising success

Guest post by Michael Stein With all the seismic shocks that are occurring across the political and social spectrum this year, nonprofit organizations have their hands full engaging their volunteers, donors and stakeholders to plot their best path forward. Concerned citizens and activists across the country are busy mobilizing to take action on causes they… Read More

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Top 5 blog posts from 2016

2016 has been a rough year for many, and honestly I am excited to bid it adieu in just a few short weeks, as are many. I may even make an ornament to remind me of this dumpster fire of a year. As I look forward to the hope that 2017 will have many more… Read More

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Three Essential Elements for Meeting Fundraising Goals (Thoughts From a Salesperson)

Here are some of the things that I am keeping in mind to meet my sales goals for the rest of the year, and some tips that can help you meet your fundraising goals for this year and to start 2017 off hot. Build Relationships Building relationships with donors is a great way to create… Read More

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5 Giving Trends Fundraisers Should Know About

As we enter the homestretch of 2016, many nonprofits are preparing their year-end campaign or planning for the next year’s fundraising strategy. There is a plethora of data available about giving trends and statistics across the country that can be applied to make sure you’re getting the most out of your fundraising and marketing efforts… Read More