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7 Major Gift Fundraising Benchmarks You Really Need To Know


Before we begin. The 2020 Major Gift Benchmark Study asked people working in nonprofit organizations (n=580) what they consider to be a major gift, how they are staffed to raise major gifts, the types of information used to identify major gift prospects, and more. Study respondents were also asked if their organization met their annual major gift fundraising goal.

What Worked for Us – A Quick Tip on Increasing Facebook Group Engagement

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Since Facebook has been pushing Groups since even before the pandemic, I have been sharing some tips on making the most of your Facebook Group. 5 Types of Content You Should Be Posting Right Now According to Facebook A Screenshot Tutorial on How to Create a Facebook Group How to Get People to Join Your New Facebook Group. So, now that you have created your Facebook Group and gotten people to join, how do you get them to participate?

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Your 5-Point Plan for #GivingTuesdayNow May 5

J Campbell Social Marketing

I encourage all nonprofits, social change agents, activists, and anyone who wants to change the world through generosity and kindness to celebrate this year’s global day of unity on May 5, # GivingTuesdayNow. . So much more than a simple fundraising event, #GivingTuesdayNow is a global movement, shedding light on the vital work done by the nonprofit sector every single day, as well as encouraging everyday people to give back in any way they can. .

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How Nonprofits Can Benefit from Remote Work

Ann Green

The nonprofit sector is experiencing an urgent need to conduct business from a remote location. The perks of this arrangement include preventing workers and volunteers from contracting illnesses, spending less money on overhead, having people across the world become involved in your organization, and more. However, it does take work to make your organization function in a digital world. Communication is key.

What Are You Grateful For These Days?

Mission Minded

We hope watching our gratitude video makes you feel better. Most of all, we hope you’ll join us in amplifying the good in your own life. The post What Are You Grateful For These Days? appeared first on Mission Minded.

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A 90-Day Plan to Revamp Your Social Media Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Is it finally time to get a grip on your social media strategy? If yes, Julia Campbell has some great advice for you on how to do just that, and get it all done in three months. Her latest book is called “ How To Build and Mobilize a Social Media Community for Your Nonprofit in 90 Days ” and it includes all the advice you need to create both a Social Media Blueprint and a Social Media Calendar. Julia breaks it all down for you into three steps, one step per month. CLARIFY.

Shifting focus in crowdfunding

Fundraising Coach

This week, international crowdfunding expert Anita Gallagher came to The Nonprofit Academy to teach us the latest trends on successful crowdfunding. The shift in messaging may surprise you. Appealing to the Head or Heart? For a long time, nonprofit fundraisers have wrestled with whether we should appeal to people's heads or hearts. The first inclination is to appeal to the head. Inexperienced fundraisers think this approach makes the most sense.

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4 Reasons to Publish an Annual Report This Year

Mission Minded

Annual reports are even more powerful amid pandemic response; donors stuck at home have more time than ever to read about your impact and support you. The post 4 Reasons to Publish an Annual Report This Year appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Nonprofit Annual Report Nonprofit Branding Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Design Nonprofit Fundraising

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – May 8, 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

My porch. Auburn, AL. Happy Friday, friends! Let’s get right into the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of nonprofit marketing and fundraising. This week we have some good news, problems with leadership, how to use video to market your org, some social media scheduling tips, and more. It’s time for Mixed Links… Here is The good news about the COVID-19 crisis.

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Budgeting for Bequests

The Nonprofit Consultant

One thing about shelter-in-place; I’ve been going through notes and files and finding half-written ideas for blog posts that never made it here. One such germ of a post began with a question from another website (I’ve lost the link, not sure where the conversation started), “Do Bequest gifts to your organization at least total seven to nine percent of all charitable gift dollars each year? That’s the national average.”

Seven Great Online Marketing Campaigns Every Nonprofit Can Run

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you had a boss who wasn’t really into digital communications, I hope they are on board now! But if you are just making a lot of content, throwing it out to the world and hoping something sticks, you won’t exactly get results to be proud of. Stop Scrambling!

SEO Tip: Post the Kind of Content People Will Link Back To

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One important element of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) — in other words, getting Google to send traffic to your website — is how many other websites link to your content. You don’t want just any old backlink, but you do want high-quality and related sites to link to content on your site. All of these links are what make the Web a web. What kind of content generates those links from other sites to your site?

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