You can meet me at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations in February, March and April 2011!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I will be teaching four workshops in February, March and April at the Center for Nonprofit Organizations at 5930 Middle Fiskville Road in Austin! When: Thursday, February 10, 2011 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. When:Tuesday, February 15, 2011 from 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.

What really rich people want

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you responsible for building the relationship and asking them for more money than you will make in 10 years? I mean, if they have all of the money they could ever need, what would motivate them? And Needleman comes to understand what money can and cannot buy.

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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. But what are our own attitudes about money?

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Reader Questions: Humane Society Fundraising, how to overcome: “I only give to people”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Dear Mazarine, It is sometimes difficult raising money for animals , especially in the south. So, how to agitate for money for pets? The more you get in front of people and teach them about the beauty of being a pet owner, and the sadness of an abused pet, the more money you will get.

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How to Raise Money With Facebook – One Organization’s Success Story

J Campbell Social Marketing

It will lead to missed connections with supporters, and thus, a seeming inability to raise money using the platforms. However, raising money using social media, specifically Facebook, can be done.

Unrelated Sunday!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Also, also, I should mention that I’m writing a new book, it’s called 3-D Reputation Engine and it’s all about how you can make your rep rock online, and therefore, get money! For an unrelated Sunday, Weightlifting Woman by Mazarine Treyz.

Do you have a favorite volunteer? Want to thank them, with MONEY?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Applications for all Heroes with a Heart grant awards open on Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 and close Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 at midnight. Want to thank them, with MONEY? originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on February 1, 2012.

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Are you stuck on the fundraising treadmill?

Wild Woman Fundraising

You are raising money like crazy. It’s when you raise all of the money they asked for, and more, and they are still not satisfied, and you can’t rest, and then they say okay you raised your goal, now you have to raise more and more and more! Image by melodramababs on Flickr.

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Giving money on charity websites is harder than spending money on.


It’s harder to give money away than it is to spend money buying stuff: Completing the actual donation process took the users in our second study 7% more time on average than it took users to complete an e-commerce checkout process in our (separate) e-commerce usability research.

Evaluation Methods - How Can A Nonprofit Use Them To Raise More Money More Often

Seeking Grant Money Today

Donors, today, are understood better by the nonprofit sector to be people looking to solve our communities' issues but are doing it by providing resources (money, expertise, paying expenses for us, etc.) The February 2000, Volume 9 issue of Snapshots , the Aspen Institute 's free PDF newsletter provides a short but good summation about nonprofit evaluations. Many nonprofits, today, must learn about evaluation methods.

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Submissions for the for the 2015 DoGooder National Video Awards are due February 8th. You have probably heard about Humans of New York and the money they were able to raise for Mott Hall Bridges Academy (spoiler alert if you haven’t heard – it was over $1 million).

Weekly Webinars Start Back Up on Thursday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s the schedule through February. January 27: Writing to Raise More Money. February 3: Writing Thank-You Notes That Inspire Future Gifts. February 8: The New & Improved Nonprofit Annual Report. February 24: Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Nonprofit.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – January 11, 2019

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Find out How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube. Bayona. New Orleans, LA It’s Friday! Let’s wind down this week with some of the best articles, posts, tips, and more from around the world of marketing and fundraising.

Editorial Calendars Increase Effectiveness – Learn How to Master Yours

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

From February 8 – March 15, we’ll help you. You have too much content to create, too many communications channels to manage and too little time for any of it, right? The urgent overtakes the important. Priorities get lost in the chaos. You can’t get everyone on the same page.

All Your 2016 Goals Start with This Statement [Only Chance in 2016]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you want to raise more money in 2016, you first need to have a fabulous case for support or case statement. It answers the #1 donor question: “Why Should I Give You My Hard Earned Money?” And more… Part 1 begins on Thursday, February 18th at 1:00 p.m.

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WealthEngine Integration Brings Powerful Donor Research Tool to EveryAction Users


With that in mind, we've built a powerful new integration with WealthEngine to provide nonprofit fundraising pros with that information, ultimately helping them raise more money. With major gifts fundraising, direct marketing, and custom reporting features, EveryAction has quickly become the favorite new platform for development professionals, and we are confident this new partnership with WealthEngine will help EveryAction users raise more money.”.

NEW Webinar: How to start your major gifts program with Amy Eisenstein

Wild Woman Fundraising

GivingUSA’s annual giving report shows that 72%-75% of money fundraised in the US is raised from individuals. But even within that number, you could raise money from individuals with direct mail, online giving, monthly giving or major gifts.

Four Free E-Books with Nonprofit Marketing Advice

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

January 27: Writing to Raise More Money. February 3: Writing Thank-You Notes That Inspire Future Gifts. February 8: The New & Improved Nonprofit Annual Report. February 16: Social Media Fear Factor: Getting Over What’s Holding You Back.

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Regular registration continues until February 2nd, then prices go up again. Check out Elizabeth Russell’s new mystery novel, Other People’s Money , set in the charitable foundation world in Atlanta. Happy 2015! OK, OK, I’m a little late, I know.

8 Organizations to Support this Black History Month


February is Black History Month and while there are countless ways to honor and celebrate black history throughout the year, we’re giving you a place to start by highlighting eight nonprofits that are making major waves in their communities.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Going Beyond Resolutions (Call for Submissions)

J Campbell Social Marketing

Happy February! Too often we way that this is the year we are going to “raise awareness,” “raise money online,” and “get 1,000 Facebook fans.” I am very excited to be hosting the February 2016 Nonprofit Blog Carnival !

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What To Do When Your Nonprofit Doesn't Spend All of an Awarded Grant's Money.And Why.

Seeking Grant Money Today

Sometimes there is leftover money from a grant that your nonprofit received. She mentioned that the nonprofit that she works for recently discovered that they had a bit of 'extra money' after spending as much as they could of it on the specific project that it was awarded to the organization for. Given this nonprofit best practice in developing relationships with donors, it is wise, then, to see the extra money from the grant donation from the grant donor's point of view, always.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards program will be taking submissions for its annual video contest until February 29th. The Nonprofit Blog Carnival is taking submissions for the February edition. Submission are due to Marc by February 27th. I hope you had a good week.

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NEW Webinar: Keeping Your Donors: Stewardship 101 on Feb 12th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Wouldn’t you like to work a little less hard to make money for your nonprofit? Did you know it costs twice as much to get a new donor as it does to keep an existing donor? How do you keep your donors? In this webinar, we’ll go into the elements of a comprehensive stewardship plan.

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What Russian Troll Farms Can Teach Nonprofits About Social Media Marketing

J Campbell Social Marketing

What an incredibly volatile year it has been for social media platforms – and February isn’t even over yet. 4) They spent money and time on graphic design.

Occupy Love

Wild Woman Fundraising

Today we live in a money economy. Occupy Love originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on February 13, 2012. “Life is pretty bleak at the top, too. All the baubles of the rich are phony compensation for the loss of community, loss of connection, loss of meaning.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: How do you keep your donors wanting to come back?

Fundraising Coach

I am honored to have host February’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival ! The team will look over all submissions and share the best on Wednesday, February 27 here on You’ll be helping nonprofits raise more money and reduce costs.

Shamrock Pinups Bring in the Gold for MDA

Selfish Giving

In February, I’d load my car up with Shamrock pinups and delivering them to bars, restaurants, department stores and anywhere else that had customers and a cash register. At the end of March, I’d circle back around and collect the money.

Newsletter: How to Partner with Sports Teams ?? ; Domino’s Raises $9.8M for St. Jude ; Greenpeace Saves the Arctic from Shell Oil ??

Selfish Giving

Still, can you give my readers a preview of what you'll be delivering during this webinar on February 21st ?" They raised a ton of money for St. When Brittany Hill from Catalist called me last week she had had enough.

Newsletter: 150 CSR Execs on 2019 Trends; ‘Rise & Shrine’ Blend Supports Hospital ??; Best TOF Lead Gen Tactics

Selfish Giving

Yet another new high happened two weeks ago on February 6th when the newsletter had 1,009 clickthroughs on articles. This company gives their employees free vodka and “pot of gold” money they can donate to charities. Two things today.

Planning Your Editorial Calendar This Year

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

February 8 – March 15, 2017. Beyond December: Raise Money Throughout the Year with These Seasonal Fundraising Campaigns [Webinar]. We’ve always known what a difference an editorial calendar makes.

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Mixed Links: Free Training, Special Deals, and Fab Info

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join us next Tuesday, February 9 at 1:00 p.m. As for our weekly webinar series here at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, here’s what’s coming up next: February 10: How to Write a Quick and Dirty Nonprofit Marketing Strategy. February 16: 10 Ways to Engage Your Facebook Fans.

Mixed Links for This Week

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Writing to Raise More Money has been rescheduled for Wednesday, February 2. The winner will be announced on February 7th. Welcome to another edition of Mixed Links, a weekly roundup of good stuff for nonprofit communicators. I had some technical difficulties yesterday (Windows.

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Conduit & Global Mojo: Grants & Awards

A Small Change

Organizations can apply from now until February 15, 2010. GlobalMojo raises money for 501c3 nonprofits through online search and purchases. Conduit Gives. Conduit helps ignite fundraising in your organization through increased engagement and growing your web traffic. The first 100 nonprofits who sign-up receive access to up to $300,000 a month throughout 2010. Check out their website to sign-up. GlobalMojo.

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Newsletter: Warm Leads from Your Homepage; Bridgestone Raises $2.8M for BGCA ; Museum Launches ‘How to be an American’ Podcast

Selfish Giving

On February 12th, LeadFeeder sent me this result: Now, I know the folks at World Finest Chocolate. Instagram is testing a donation sticker in stories , and what you can do to raise money until they roll out this feature.

Raise RELATIONSHIPS for Major Gifts & More! (1-time Giveaway—TODAY only)

Getting Attention

As a result, you can end up leaving a lot of money on the table. February. Welcome to guest blogger Amy Eisenstein , whose superb guidebook — Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops —was released today.

Best Response So Far to End of Year Gifts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m willing to cut them some slack until February because of that. On January 5, I received this email: Here’s what I like about it: Specifically references a year-end gift to remind me that, yeah, I did give them some money last week.

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No Wonder Retention of Online Donors is So Bad

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But what really annoyed me was that the very first contact after the donation was a telemarketing call in February trying to get me to give monthly, with no thank you or acknowledgement of my recent gift. If you want my money, you’ll have to impress me online.

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Mobile Phone Fundraising Redux

Cause Related Marketing

mGive, which helps nonprofits raise money using SMS (mobile phone texting) has announced that in 2008 nonprofits using its service generated some $500,000. Well bear in mind four things: While mGive had a soft rollout in February 2008 with a Super Bowl campaign for the United Way, the service wasn’t publicly. I’m still in the holidaze, so today is another quick post.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Running from February 27 through March 1, 2018, the conference will explore a wide range of issues facing immigrants and refugees at this critical juncture—and how diverse grantmakers across the country are responding. It's finally here!

A Great Nonprofit Annual Report in a Fabulous Infographic

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We are powered by an army of supporters who donate time, money, and pet food in good faith that their gifts are being used wisely and that they are investing in the long-term success of our program. Liesl joined Don’t Forget to Feed Me in February of 2013. Liesl Manone.

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Friends Listen to Friends: How to Engage Millennials, Gen Z on Instagram [SPONSORED]

Selfish Giving

That is the idea behind PurPics , a cause engagement tool launched in February 2017. Because PurPics users are posting to raise money for charitable causes that they support, the platform doubles as a CSR tool for brands. “People influence people.

Mixed Links on Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In this 90-minute webinar presented this Monday, February 7th , and again on February 28th , I will cover how the right e-newsletters can inspire your donors to give more money and time to your good cause. 77% of their clients raised more money this year.

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