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3 Things Successful Nonprofits Do NOW to Prepare for December Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Year-end fundraising planning. For most of you, December is the biggest online fundraising month of the year. Source: https://flic.kr/p/8q7cDb.

The 2016 Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them.

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Nonprofit Fundraising Basics: Matching Gifts

EveryAction

Matching gifts are contributions that donors’ employers give to eligible nonprofits after an initial donation has been made. Fundraising events.

The 5 Questions Nonprofits Always Ask Me About Fundraising Emails

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are the 5 questions nonprofits always ask me about fundraising appeals. 1) How long should my email appeal be? That’s the mechanics.

6 Ways Nonprofits Are Getting Online Fundraising All Wrong

J Campbell Social Marketing

What in the world is “pure online fundraising”? I’m not sure that I could answer that question. (If you have ideas, leave them in the comments.).

Small Nonprofits Are Increasing Their Online Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

The fundraising climate is improving. Not surprisingly larger nonprofits grew their giving by 5.7% Overall giving in the U.S.

Why fundraiser job titles suck and cost you a lot of money!

iMarketSmart

This time, he researched what fundraiser job titles inspire more engagement, connectivity, and giving. My pal Dr. Russell James is at it again.

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Fundraising vs. Facilitating

iMarketSmart

Fundraising focuses on an organization’s process for raising money by requesting donations. Fundraising is what most of you are told to do. Fundraising is what some of your board members refuse to do. Fundraising  is focused on tactics that generate donations. Fundraising  sometimes offends supporters.

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Marketing Fundraising Events: The Ultimate Checklist

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Holding a fundraising event soon? Marketing your fundraising event is a necessity to attract attendees. Fundraising Guest Bloggers

Our Free Resources on Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report. Multi-Channel Fundraising Campaign Worksheet. No More Fundraising Thermometers!

Online Fundraising Stats and Trends for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today, we are going to look at online fundraising. The impact of online fundraising continues with the median growth rate at 15.8%.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Let’s finish it up with some Mixed Links… Erik Anderson at Donor Dreams is hosting this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival.

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Sizzling Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—July 14, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—June 22, 2015. Oakland, CA).

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5 lessons fundraisers can learn from Subway (Yes! The sandwich shop)

iMarketSmart

Here are 5 great lessons fundraisers can learn from Subway : 1. The post 5 lessons fundraisers can learn from Subway (Yes! Tweet this!

4 Ways to Incorporate Corporate Philanthropy into your Digital Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Corporate giving to charities has increased by almost 14% in previous years, and nonprofits received over $17 billion from companies last year.

Marketing is Killing Fundraising. Seriously???

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Some fundraising bloggers/consultants have discovered a terrifying new boogeyman – the work of nonprofit marketing directors! Not so.

How to Cheat at Nonprofit Fundraising + Get Away with It

EveryAction

Fundraising is a huge job at any nonprofit. That got us thinking: is it possible to cheat at nonprofit fundraising + get away with it?

4 Myths About Fundraising You Need to Stop Believing

Wild Woman Fundraising

I have talked with so many people about fundraising. and of course, fundraising staff. We have never made a fundraising plan.

Year-End Fundraising Decisions to Make Now

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m coaching a fundraising team at a national nonprofit that wants to revamp its annual communications calendar. For example.

YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 20, 2015. San Rafael, CA).

Fundraising Miracle

The Agitator

Short-term thinking is by far the greatest enemy of effective fundraising. Signs of this noxious enemy abound.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join me for some Mixed Links… Kivi was on Tony Martignetti Nonprofit Radio last week talking about how to  Communicate With Your Communicators.

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5 Very Inspiring Nonprofit Fundraising Campaigns for Mother’s Day

J Campbell Social Marketing

searched for “Mother’s Day nonprofit” and found some fantastic results. Compelling stories. Evocative of an emotional reaction. UNICEF USA.

A New Fundraising Classic

The Agitator

This morning the publisher officially released Data Driven Nonprofits , a book I believe will become a classic in our sector.

5 Must-Haves: Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Toolkit

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Rob Wu is CEO of CauseVox, a crowdfunding and peer-to-peer fundraising platform used by nonprofits to create fundraising websites.

Next? Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

  Post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here: Featuring jobs with nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps, and vendors serving nonprofits.

Life-Changing Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Hold on, please! Communications Associate.

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Mobile Fundraising 101: The Basics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve had some questions about mobile fundraising so here’s John Killoran, CEO of @Pay , to get us started. QR code fundraisers.

Opportunity! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Business Development Manager Nonprofit Finance Fund (New York, NY). Content Specialist Careers in Nonprofits (Chicago, IL). Tacoma, WA).

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Please post YOUR nonprofit marketing job here. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 12, 2015. Takoma Park, MD).

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Download Classy’s  Comprehensive Guide to Nonprofit Welcome Emails. We agree that nonprofits should acknowledge all donations.

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Change! Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Media Coordinator PETA (Washington, DC).

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Nonprofit executives: fundraising advice, tips, and exhortations

Fundraising Coach

If our nonprofits are going to thrive, we need these men and women to have the support and staffing to carry out their missions with full funding.

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Best Facebook Groups for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Just about every day, I talk to a nonprofit staff person who thinks she is alone with the challenge or drama or weird situation she is in at work.

Crazy Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications Director Saving Sight (St.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

April’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival, hosted by Craig Linton, is dedicated to a great resource for nonprofits – SOFII.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Lori Jacobwith features some  Tips & Tools to Help Busy Nonprofits Get Things Done on her blog. Nonprofit Training. Mixed Links

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It ain’t friendraising… it’s fundraising

iMarketSmart

Usually, it is believed that extroverts make the best sales people (and fundraisers). And, since most fundraisers are not multi-millionaires, if they are extraverted they won’t be able to imagine what it’s like to part with large sums of money ($1 million for instance). Popular opinion is wrong. Tweet This! Tweet This!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Submissions for this month’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival on  how you share progress or communicate accomplishments  are due NOW!

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Becoming a Fundraising Genius

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Fundraising expert Tom Ahern is cranking out some great stuff for us this year! And you can find it only at Nonprofit Marketing Guide.