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Is your job really to raise money?


– Your job is to facilitate the process of giving money away. The post Is your job really to raise money? Tweet this.

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

J Campbell Social Marketing

You may have heard of the mammoth success of the nonprofit charity:water and its effectiveness in raising money online. Paull Young.

Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money!


The post Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money! And, if you want to see the sequel, Words that Work 2 , go here.

How Small Nonprofits Can Raise Money on Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But that said, I do believe that Facebook Causes is a great way to raise lots of small-dollar donations for a specific project.). Coming Soon  .

Raising Money with No Heartstrings to Pull

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join Susan and me on Tuesday for a FREE webinar:   Raising Money Via Social Media: Using Causes and Your Facebook Page.

Training Your Board to Raise Money – a book for your new year

Fundraising Coach

The new book Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money is just that. Train Your Board to Raise Money can help.

What does “value” have to do with raising money?


Therefore, the simple key to commanding more money (and this applies to just about any financial transaction) is to provide more value. If this is done well, more money will follow. The post What does “value” have to do with raising money? Want  more donors ?  And, want more donors to give more ? Fundraising

How You Can Get More Money Through Direct Mail: Interview with Jules Brown of “Dear Joan”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Image Creative Commons "Money" by Stuart Dootson). I’m so excited to share this interview with you! interviewed Jules Brown!

Cause Marketing 101: 5 Tactics for Raising Money from Businesses

Fundraising 123

This isn't about companies giving you money. Cause marketing raises money and raises awareness because you are gaining access to your partner's most valuable asset - their customers. . In the right retail setting you can raise thousands and thousands of dollars. Best Cause Marketing Tactics. 1. Coin Canisters.

Raising Money with Direct Mail and Donor Newsletters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tom Ahern. love Tom Ahern to bits. love ‘em when they are good, and despise ‘em when they are not. Love the daily blogging? Great!

Ep173: How to Use Pokemon Go to Raise Money for Charity

Selfish Giving

On the show, Megan, Stephanie and I discuss: Stephanie Bagley, Charity Miles. What is Pokemon Go ? And what the heck is augmented reality?

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CauseTalk Radio Ep06: Raise Money, Awareness with 3 Nonprofit Contests

Selfish Giving

[Audio clip: view full post to listen]. Nonprofit contests are a dime a dozen, it seems. But which ones are the best? In today’s episode , Megan Strand and I highlight three great contests you can join. Join us for all this and more! generally don’t recommend QR codes for web pages. You might as well use a plain old hyperlink. Resources.

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Some people make excuses; others raise money

Fundraising Coach

Are you making excuses or raising money? Your end goal for fundraising needs to be raising funds ! Fundraising is hard work.

Are You Raising Money for Your Library?

Wild Woman Fundraising

How do you raise money for your library? How do you start to raise money for the library? What is your brand? Useful?

Mailbag: How to raise money for “overhead”

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

You raise money by talking about the impact of your work—not about budget line items. A reader of this blog sent me an email in reaction to my post on making modules of your mission, and for today’s post, I’m going to reply to it. (In case you missed it, the post is here. Dear D., This is not about salaries. Katya

The most effective way to raise money for your walk or run page

Blue Sky Collaborative

The most effective peer to peer fundraiser asks the right people, makes the ask in person, on the phone or by email, and asks more than once. Fundraising is personal and is done on the ground. If you think, posting.

How to raise money when every politician is asking for it

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

There’s a nice piece this month in Fundraising Success by Tom Harrison , who offers helpful tips on raising money when every inbox and mailbox is clogged with electioneering. (It’s not online yet but should be soon here.) I think it’s worth sharing his advice. 1. Don’t anticipate failure - you’ll fail.

How One Nonprofit is Raising Money from Company Volunteers

Selfish Giving

This post has a companion post at Razoo’s Inspiring Generosity blog: Dollars for Doers: The Money Nonprofits Don’t Want?

What we learned about multichannel fundraising from raising money at year-end


Although it seems like eons ago, our team at Mal Warwick | Donordigital is still taking stock of what the year-end giving trends mean for our client programs, and for nonprofit fundraising as a whole. Here’s why: We saw a big surge in direct mail donors going online to make their gifts, including the use of custom URLs.

13 Secrets of Holiday Fundraising Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

Fundraising 123

As one MarketingProf member pointed out, "I give money regularly to groups where I have been able to see what they accomplish. We can help.

Book Review: How to Raise Money for Political Office

Wild Woman Fundraising

This week I’m reviewing a book called How to Raise Money for Political Office by Brandon Lewis.   Hey it’s election season!

How to rock your development plan: Webinar April 19th

Wild Woman Fundraising

step-by-step guide to planning that magical plan that will help you raise all the money you need. How much should you expect to raise? 7.

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10 Shocking Scary Secrets of Working in Fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising

They fail to clearly show EXACTLY what they are doing with the money, and why they are more efficient and effective than other nonprofits.

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Raising Money After Disaster, Tragedy: Two Resources

Selfish Giving

As the weeks and months passed more disasters and tragedies occurred but with dissimilar fundraising results. … Keep reading.

How to Raise Money: 10 Tips Every Group Needs to Consider

Fundraiser Ideas

Many administrators are left wondering how to raise money in this difficult economic environment. The secret to raising money is really no secret at all; in general, persistence and commitment are essential elements of success in the fundraising world. Related posts: Sell Used Electronics to Raise Money Quickly.

KFC, Dairy Queen Show Nonprofits How to Raise Money at the Register [VIDEO]

Selfish Giving

Store managers volunteered at a Salvation Army to see firsthand where the money they raise will go. The importance of THE ASK.

A Better Way to Raise Money at the Register

Selfish Giving

With a new dog in the house, I’ve been shopping for a few items at my local Petco , which is just a couple miles from where I live.

Bookspring Read-a-thon in Texas Lets Students Raise Money for Books for Students

Blue Sky Collaborative

So far, over 3000 elementary school students in Texas have created their fundraising pages on SWEET and have raised close to $150,000 in the Read-a-Thon. The money they raised goes toward providing books and. Everything is bigger down in Texas!

13 Tips for Raising Money Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

delicious NonprofitMarketing

Ask for money for special projects or other hot items, not for general support - and set a deadline. Tis the season for email marketing.

Raise money online this year

Get Fully Funded

Remember that the internet is a tool you can use to raise money.  Just because you have a website or a Facebook page does not mean people will flock to it and give you money. Lots of people have asked me how to raise money online and I get the sense that they think it’s something hard or mystical. Communicate.

Three More Ways to Raise Money with QR Codes

Selfish Giving

Here are three more ways to raise money with QR Codes. I started this post over at the Inspiring Generosity blog at

Tips to engage your Board in fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Lots of people are terrified of actually asking for money, but they’re more than happy to thank donors. Are you struggling to raise money and grow your Board? One of the biggest complaints I hear from Executive Directors and Development staff is that they want more from their Board when it comes to fundraising.

Amazon Launches AmazonSmile - A Fundraising Mechanism for Nonprofits to Raise Money from Amazon's Customers Through Customers' Purchases

Seeking Grant Money Today

"AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support." Eligible organizations must be 501(c)(3) nonprofits. See the AmazonSmile Participation Agreement for more details.".

10 Ways to Win a Corporate Partner | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

delicious NonprofitMarketing

million nonprofits, and most are hitting up you - the businessperson-for money. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help. Find an in.

New Free Webinar: How to Find Volunteers August 29th

Wild Woman Fundraising

And of course you’re on salary so no matter how much more you work, you don’t get more money. And so do I. Sign up here.

How your ears help raise money

Get Fully Funded

There’s an ad in the new issue of Fundraising Success magazine that caught my eye.  It says “Listening is the new fundraising.&# I don’t know about you, but I’ve known listening was important for years. When it comes to building relationships, which is what fundraising is all about, listening is key.  . Be patient and calm.

Bleeding-Edge Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

This is bleeding-edge cause marketing by two very focused entities, and another example of cause marketing not meant to raise money.

Cause Marketing and the Wisdom of Crowds

Cause Related Marketing

Yadelin learned in a corporate responsibility class that cause marketing is primarily about raising awareness. Let me explain. Almost certainly.

Mario Marathon Raises Money for Children’s Hospital [LIVE VIDEO]

Blue Sky Collaborative

Mario Marathon Raises Money for Children’s Hospital [LIVE VIDEO]. Good idea. In my quest to find new and effective fundraising ideas for you, I stumbled across Child's Play Charity ( They run an event called Mario Marathon. You can get

Cause-Related Marketing Not Meant to Raise Money

Cause Related Marketing

Frequently the motivating carrot involves money going to a cause. Cause-related marketing is about motivating people to change their behavior.