Specific tools and techniques to support fundraising, including things like auctions, sweepstakes, telefundraising, mobile and corporate partnerships


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Top 5 Instagram Best Practices for Nonprofits

Instagram icon April 14, 2014

In terms of fundraising, nonprofits are limited to sharing images embedded with keywords and short codes on Instagram . For cause awareness, Instagram is a...

Nonprofit Storytelling With Video: 3 Unbreakable Rules

Pamela Grow April 11, 2014

There are powerful videos and weak videos. So, how can you make sure your video is powerful and truly engages your donors? Here are...

How to Adapt Your Nonprofit’s Marketing Efforts for an Increasingly Mobile World

WWF logo April 8, 2014

At World Wildlife Fund , we’ve seen an explosion in mobile visitors over the past three years, and I’m betting that you’ve experienced the same....

A Mobile and Social Fundraising Success Checklist for Nonprofits

fs_mansfield April 7, 2014

Here is a mobile and social fundraising success checklist excerpted from " Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits " by Heather Mansfield...

Mobile Madness

HSI Website 1 April 2014

If your organization’s messages aren’t getting read, your constituents aren’t engaging. And if they aren’t engaging, they probably aren’t donating. Our quick check of nonprofit...

Blog Chat: Are You Confused About QR Codes?

FS0713_angie_moore April 2014

Last month in her Navigating Off the Napkin blog for FundRaising Success , data maven Angie Moore confessed to being completely confused by QR...

Challenges and Benefits of Nonprofit Event Fundraising

GuideStar March 25, 2014

Spring is here and so is the event fundraising season! Events that raise money for causes and nonprofits can take many forms from 5k runs...

5 Ways to Get Matching Gifts

Double the Donation logo March 24, 2014

Matching gifts are one of the largest sources of untapped funding for nonprofit organizations, but it doesn't have to be that way. Here are five...

What's the Value of an Engagement?

Willis Turner March 24, 2014

What's the value to fundraisers of an engagement? Where’s the money? When will it arrive? What will be the real ROI, especially relative to time...

How to Secure the Gift: 10 Priceless Tips From Jerry Panas

FS0213_Cover_panas March 18, 2014

Jerry Panas is one of our industry’s greats. I’ve learned so much from him over the years. Here is some of his best advice...