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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.

How Small Nonprofits Can Raise Money on Facebook

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I still firmly believe that fundraising should not be your primary goal for using Facebook and social media. And it looks much better too. (I

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. Measurement is Key.

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. at Amazon).

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). Mazarine: How did you get involved with copywriting for direct mail fundraising?

Does the Raiser’s Edge Help Raise Money?

JCA Insights

Does any fundraising software really help raise money? Perhaps it would help to put these questions in context; how would you defend the expense of purchasing, maintaining and managing your fundraising software to your Board? Which board members are actively raising money? Should it? So where is the ROI?

Cause Marketing 101: 5 Tactics for Raising Money from Businesses

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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. Fundraising 101: Getting StartedShopping Days.

Raising Money with Direct Mail and Donor Newsletters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In September, Tom is presenting a new topic — one that is even nearer and dearer to my heart: Donor Newsletters that Raise More Money.

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

Selfish Giving

First, Ifdy Perez , Community Manager for , joins us to share Twive and Receive , a nation-wide fundraising campaign that pits city against city in a one-day fundraising effort on May 24. [Audio clip: view full post to listen]. Nonprofit contests are a dime a dozen, it seems. But which ones are the best? Resources.

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Some people make excuses; others raise money

Fundraising Coach

Are you making excuses or raising money? Don’t let a slow month kill your fundraising. Mindset is crucial in fundraising.

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

Any suggestions for how a nonprofit’s CEO can “make the ask” in a fundraising campaign, without sounding too self-serving? The end results of your efforts is the story you tell in your fundraising pitch. You raise money by talking about the impact of your work—not about budget line items. Dear D., You can do it!

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 So don’t stop fundraising. This election cycle, don’t give up on fundraising and marketing. Know your audience.

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. Integrated Fundraising Online Fundraising fundraising multi-channel online fundraising

10 Shocking Scary Secrets of Working in Fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising

If you’ve ever had a crazy fundraising job, you need to read this post. Oh, it’s about how much money they make. He said, 0.

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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.

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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Subscribe to our weekly Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Tips Newsletter. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help. Learn.

How to rock your development plan: Webinar April 19th

Wild Woman Fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising: With a One-Page Development Plan! When was the last time you looked at your fundraising plan? Naw son! ARGH!!!

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Book Review: How to Raise Money for Political Office

Wild Woman Fundraising

Lately I’ve been researching how to do political fundraising for a friend of mine. Reiterate when you need the money by.

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.

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.

Tips to engage your Board in fundraising

Get Fully Funded

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. I believe that with the right training and support, ANY Board can become a fundraising Board. Make it as easy for them as you can to get a “win” from a fundraising task.

4 Ways to Incorporate Corporate Philanthropy into your Digital Fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you’re wondering how to combine the generosity of businesses and your nonprofit’s online fundraising strategy, you’ve come to the right place!

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.

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

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Subscribe to our weekly Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Tips Newsletter. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help.

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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.

Fundraising vs. Facilitating


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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6 Ways Nonprofits Are Getting Online Fundraising All Wrong

J Campbell Social Marketing

What in the world is “pure online fundraising”? 1) Online fundraising does not work in a silo. Well, duh, you might say.

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!

An Example Of How To Fundraise With Nonprofit Infographics

J Campbell Social Marketing

The message is very clear – you have choices in the way you spend your money and the way you purchase gifts. First: It’s eye-catching.

Raise money online this year

Get Fully Funded

As we approach the deep fundraising season, many folks are asking about online fundraising, so I wanted to share a few things. 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. Communicate.

18 habits every fundraiser should have by their first 6 months on the job

Wild Woman Fundraising

But what about fundraisers? I give you: 18 Habits of highly successful fundraising professionals. Just the best way to fundraise, NBD.

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Why Journalism and Fundraising Make Good Bedfellows


Rather, this article is about the confluence of journalism and fundraising. I was a Journalism major. Actually, that was a huge accident.

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

Seeking Grant Money Today

Amazon how to new fundraising method "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. AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5%

You Can Now Fundraise on Facebook for Your Favorite Charity

J Campbell Social Marketing

will be able to create fundraisers. ” (This fee is pretty standard in the online fundraising software industry.). Pretty exciting!

Trivia Night Fundraiser

Fundraiser Ideas

This allows a trivia night fundraiser to become a successful recurring event because it does not exhaust your supporters.

Wanna be a fundraising rockstar?

Get Fully Funded

Fundraising rockstars are people who get it. They’re raising big money and rockin’ their nonprofit. Their fundraising activities are solid, including how theu raise money online. Here are some questions you should ask about your site to see if it is helping your fundraising efforts.

Fundraising problems are LEADERSHIP problems

Fundraising Coach

Image courtesy of Peter Wood A couple weeks ago, I shared a story with nonprofit executive directors who get my Fundraising Kick coaching emails.

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