Use Facebook Live to Raise Money For Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money If your nonprofit is based in the US, and your Facebook Page is verified, you can fundraise within a Facebook Live broadcast. Of course not!

Do You Need an Appeal Letter Refresher Course?

Ann Green

Some of these organizations need a refresher course in appeal letter writing. Of course, you can make more than one ask a year, but first I need to be thanked, and thanked well, and hear from you regularly. You may have noticed an influx of appeal letters over the last few weeks.

There Are Only Three Ways to Raise More Money

iMarketSmart

Every nonprofit organization needs more of two things: time and money. Hey, now that I think about, I could use more of those two myself… Time and money are the most valuable resources in the world , and for nonprofits the impact of having more of either can be immeasurable.

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How your donors view money

Wild Woman Fundraising

You can survey your donors of course, and the answers might range from, “Someone asked me” to “I feel it’s my duty to give back.” When this happens, money becomes an instrument of the search for truth. Do you want more donors?

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Spruce Up Your Donation Pages (and Make More Money!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

PLEASE NOTE: This course is NOT about website technology, choosing the right content management system (CMS), payment processor, or other back-end technology solutions. Fundraising Online Courses

Raise More Money by Inspiring P2P Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

They’re super important, of course, but the key to success is to get people registered and then to get them involved in the fundraising process. Trying to think of ways to inspire them to raise money for you is much harder. So how do you inspire those people to raise money?

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It’s My Party and I’ll Save You Money If I Want To

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Online CoursesOk, that doesn’t really roll off the tongue, does it? But it is my birthday this Saturday. And to celebrate I am chopping $200 off the price of our Annual All-Access Pass. Today and tomorrow only, you can get our Annual All-Access Training Pass for only $499.

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Raising Money with Direct Mail and Donor Newsletters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You don’t need 100,000 people on your list to raise real money with your direct mail appeal, and Tom has the small yet extremely successful clients to prove it. Copywriting Fundraising Nonprofit Communications Online Courses Print NewslettersTom Ahern. I love Tom Ahern to bits.

Making Money on the Side Part Two

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you want to make money on the side? And that’s kind of par for the course for our entire country. But of course, sometimes we like to go out to dinner. How do you get more money without exhausting yourself?

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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). His blog, Dear Joan , is dedicated to helping smaller nonprofits write truly donor focused appeals that get better results and raise more money for your cause. Including of course, websites like Wild Woman Fundraising. (Aw

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. With your help, we will chart a liberal course of leadership for our state and the nation. Paragraph 2: Share the urgency and what you’ll do with the money you raise.

How Small Nonprofits Can Raise Money on Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you aren’t familiar, Causes has built free, customizable fundraising pages that integrate with Facebook, Twitter, and other channels (and the Causes.com site of course). Of course, just creating the tab isn’t enough.

Make Your Nonprofit Stop Bleeding Money-Interview with Pamela Uppal

Wild Woman Fundraising

How can you make your nonprofit stop bleeding money with turnover? In the last week, I actually was presenting at the Money for Our Movements conference in Atlanta, and I referenced your work both times in both my presentations there. So if you’re constantly having new people turning over, just in that department alone, you’re not being effective with your donor money and you’re not being effective with your people. We of course know the anecdotes. We need more money.

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How Making Smart Investments Will Help You Raise More Money

Ann Green

You’ve probably heard the phrase you need to spend money to make money. Here are three areas you should be investing more money in. If you do it right, these investments will help you raise more money. If money is tight, you don’t have to mail that often.

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Raise More Money With Monthly Gifts

Ann Green

Although I often encourage monthly (or recurring) gifts as a great way to raise more money, I just started making them at the end of last year. Of course, this doesn’t just include asking for donations.

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Greenpeace … Show Us The Money!

The Agitator

This is of course a friendly request (and I stress that), not a demand. Greenpeace has been conducting an exemplar online advocacy campaign — centered on Shell Oil’s Arctic drilling plans — for about the last 30-odd days. The Agitator first wrote about the campaign on March 13.

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

iMarketSmart

I don’t like these titles and I think they cost nonprofits money! And, of course, I like the new, innovative titles I created! The post Why fundraiser job titles suck and cost you a lot of money! My pal Dr. Russell James is at it again.

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Is donor retention really where you should focus your time and money?

iMarketSmart

Many of them make money selling software and services that supposedly help fundraisers improve their donor retention. Here’s why: According to Giving USA , the number of donors is decreasing yet more money has been raised than ever. But trying to retain the most qualified donors (the ones with the most passion and most money) IS a good plan. Of course, my products qualify and prioritize donors for outreach and communications.

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Trying to Raise Money Through the Mail? Learn from the Master

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If you want to raise more money with your fundraising letters, set aside Noon-1:00 p.m. His fundraising company is celebrating 30 years of helping good causes raise lots of money through the mail. Tags: Fundraising Online Courses

We’ll Keep Up With It All So You Don’t Have To

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Enroll in Pass-only, self-paced online courses designed specifically for your Marketing Maturity Level or access ALL of our online courses regardless of your level! 365 days of webinars, downloads, courses, and support for only $499. Nonprofit Communications Online Courses

10 Cheap Fundraising Ideas for When Money is Tight

Fundraiser Ideas

The following are 10 cheap fundraising ideas for when money is tight: 50/50 raffle – This is one of the best cheap fundraising ideas, because the only cost to the organization is a roll of raffle tickets. Sell raffle tickets to donors and split the money evenly with the winner. Can recycling – No money is needed to undertake this cheap fundraising idea. Ask for money – Sometimes the most direct route is the best. How to Raise Money Online with Affiliate Programs.

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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

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As one MarketingProf member pointed out, "I give money regularly to groups where I have been able to see what they accomplish. This of course costs us nothing, but I think it greatly benefits charities and causes, many of which arent very social-media savvy."

Employee Fundraisers: A Better Way to Raise Money from Businesses

Selfish Giving

Of course, a top question was how to squeeze more money from the company checkbook. They want to raise money in their own way. This Microsoft employee is willing to lose his man bun to help a good cause!

Why do people at work treat me this way?

Wild Woman Fundraising

So often, as fundraisers, we are charged with raising all of this money. And we run up against people’s concepts of money, every day. Or maybe we’re a mysterious money bag, to be treated with awe and a little fear. And of course, they feel resentful about that.

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Facebook Versus Real Money

The Agitator

And if you take file size up a few notches, to 100,000 or 300,000, it would seem that there’s really big money to be made with this tool. All of course to be tested. Yesterday we noted Facebook’s new Resource section for nonprofits, and quoted FB’s own figure of $5 million being raised through its Causes application. Laudable.

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Let’s Get Wiser (and More Awesome) with Age

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You could register for each one of these webinars individually, but with an All-Access Pass , you pay once and save a whole lot of money. Nonprofit Communications Online CoursesIt’s my birthday Sunday!

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5 Ways to Cast a Bigger Vision that Raises More Money for Your Cause

Selfish Giving

If you are raising money for a good cause, you’ll need to cast a vision that excites donors and makes them want to give. Here are five ways to better communicate with donors and raise more money than ever before. When raising money for a good cause, get emotional!

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Tomorrow – Learn How to TACTFULLY Ask for Bequests

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Why do organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? Nonprofit Communications Online CoursesFundraising expert Tom Ahern believes that the answer may be as simple as not having a marketing plan to ask for those bequests.

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We’re In It For The Money

The Agitator

Of course the fact that Change.org apparently had no plans to tell current clients of its change in direction and its current customers learned about it only through leaked internal documents hasn’t help dampen the drama.

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4 big reasons why you should not ask for money when you survey your supporters

iMarketSmart

Donor surveys of course! I was told that we should always include an “ask” (for money) along with the “ask” for feedback and engagement. My admonisher said that asking for both money and feedback doesn’t reduce response rates and it helps to pay for the outreach. Of course, other departments might want to conduct surveys for other reasons. By asking for money at the end of a survey, your prospects might feel duped.

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3 Resources to Raise More Money with Products & Services

Selfish Giving

Of course, my go-to person is Karen Wu at Perlman & Perlman. 15 percent of the purchase price of the Balls of Steels Whiskey Chillers support testicular cancer cure research.

How to use verbatims and digital body language to raise more money

iMarketSmart

Of course, we recommend you use our platform to collect all of that kind of information automatically. So, if you can help them realize their dreams and feel good and be the hero in their own life story, then you’ll get more money.

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Why Not Raise More Money?

The Agitator

The other day, this headline caught my attention: What’s Holding Your Nonprofit Back From Raising More Money? ” And I thought, sound strategies are fine (and I guess fun to prepare and of course needed), but the hard yards are won by persistently formulating specific hypotheses about various aspects of your fundraising programs and testing them. So why do many of us not raise more money?

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You Want Me to Ask for Money?!? Help!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If the thought of asking someone for money makes your skin crawl, or you have a board that, despite all your begging and arm twisting, still fails to fundraise for you, tune into Magic Keys Radio on Friday. Get All of Our Webinars & E-Courses for $97.

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Does the Raiser’s Edge Help Raise Money?

JCA Insights

Does any fundraising software really help raise money? The Raiser’s Edge has sophisticated functionality to manage virtually every facet of the most complex fundraising program, but it can only help raise money when senior leadership mandates that all staff use the system. Which board members are actively raising money? And of course, if you just can’t wait, give us a call now to find out more. Should it?

Writing a Fabulous Case for Support

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It answers a donor’s first question: “Why Should I Give You My Hard Earned Money?” Online CoursesYour case for support explains what your organization does, why you do it, and why others should support you in doing it.

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Create an AWESOME 2018 Nonprofit Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Save your nonprofit huge amounts of time and money and create something people will actually look at and respond to. Nonprofit Communications Online CoursesYou have to publish an annual report – it’s a nonprofit best practice. But you DO NOT have to publish a 30+ page report that takes over 100 hours to create. Who is really going to read that?

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31 ways for nonprofits to save money on communications

ImpactMax

It can give you extra time and money to focus on more effective tactics. Then—only if you have extra time and money—take on new projects. flickr/Daniel Y. If you’re really chafing under 2009 budget constraints, try this exercise.

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Jumping to another job? Where do you keep your brain?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Your old nonprofit is going to get a lot of money because you were there, but you can’t take the credit for it! Fundraising Rosetta Stone. Are you onto a new job? What happened to your old job?

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How to Build Donor Loyalty

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you think you should be making more money from your current list of supporters, this webinar is for you! Nonprofit Communications Online CoursesWe are very excited to have donor research expert Adrian Sargeant join us for a brand new webinar this month on donor loyalty.

Only the Best for You

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can raise more money with your direct mail appeal letter. Find out what works with your communnications and learn how to chart a strategic, reasonable course forward. September 8: Donor Newsletters That Raise More Money, Part 1 with Tom Ahern.

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How to Ask for a Bequest…And Get It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Why do organizations in the UK, Canada, and Australia raise more money with bequests than we do in the US? According to Tom: UK fundraising superstar, Stephen Pidgeon, notes that a well-executed bequest marketing program can raise far more money than a major gifts program.

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We know many nonprofits are on a summer fiscal year, and you might need to use this year’s money in the next few days. Nonprofit Communications Online CoursesSave $200 off our Annual All-Access Pass now through July 6, 2018. No coupon code to enter.

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