The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

We created this guide to help you build just that. The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide explores the fundraising planning process and breaks down each of the necessary elements that will allow you and your team to elevate your next campaign.

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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

EveryAction

It’s hard to do a one minute video that is asking for money at the end, because most people are never gonna make it past the 30- or 45-second mark. When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool.

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing Nonprofit Technology

EveryAction

Don’t forget to download our CRM shopping guide (below) for step-by-step instructions for navigating the entire process, including helpful worksheets and more! For more, click below to download our step-by-step guide to shopping for a CRM for your nonprofit!

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Guide & Planner: How to Raise Money with Companies on #GivingTuesday [Sponsored]

Selfish Giving

For Momentum , a leading social impact agency that specializes in win-win corporate partnerships, is aiming to change that with a new #GivingTuesday guide on partner activations and a planner to help map out your next successful partnership.

[TOMORROW] Your Very Practical Beginner’s Guide to Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Join us tomorrow for a BRAND NEW webinar: The Very Practical Beginner’s Guide to Online Fundraising. How to use your email list to raise money, from cultivation ideas to concrete tips on crafting e-appeals. Are you tapping into the potential of online fundraising?

Is your job really to raise money?

iMarketSmart

It’s still popular today and serves as a philosophical guide for salesmanship and success. – Your job is to facilitate the process of giving money away. Money gets raised after you provide value to your organization’s supporters and make them feel good!

Want to Preview The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. I started out in late 2009 with no connections, no web presence, no job, no money, nothing. Want to Preview The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media?

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True or False? A Quick Guide to Understanding Journalism Ethics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Journalists aren’t supposed to let the fact that advertisers spend money in their pages or on their networks have any sway over the news they report. He also serves as Nonprofit Marketing Guide’s adviser on public relations.

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8 Step Guide to Planning the Perfect Nonprofit Fundraising Event

J Campbell Social Marketing

The 8 steps to creating and executing your perfect nonprofit fundraising event are listed below (and we’ll go into more detail throughout this guide): #1. Be sure to check out Booster’s Ultimate Guide to Planning a Fundraising Event. Guest blog by Kerri Moore.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Attend both webinars for $199 and learn everything you need to know about making an impression and how to guide your visitors toward monthly giving. You have less than 25 seconds to make a good impression on first-time visitors to your website.

A Quick Guide to Using Technology Throughout the Donor Engagement Process

J Campbell Social Marketing

The guide below demonstrates how technology can be utilized throughout the entire donor engagement process— from recruiting to retaining donors over time. . The post A Quick Guide to Using Technology Throughout the Donor Engagement Process appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit.

The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising Journey!

Wild Woman Fundraising

The Wild Woman's Guide to Fundraising by Mazarine Treyz. So on Friday, September 10th, I got my book, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising, printed on the Espresso Book Machine! I started thinking about other ways to make money.

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How to Raise More Money Now – Free E-Book

Getting Attention

I was honored to be among the folks that Network for Good asked to contribute innovative fundraising ideas to this inspiring new e-book, How to Make More Money Now. You’ll find many more ideas like these in How to Make More Money Now. Download the guide now.

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A Simple Guide to Injecting Colorful Quotes Into Your News Release

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As a former newspaper editor and reporter, I saw countless releases from Fortune 500 companies and big-money PR firms that left me shaking my head. He also serves as Nonprofit Marketing Guide’s adviser on public relations.

5 Star Review: Get the Job! Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide

Wild Woman Fundraising

Your Fundraising Career Empowerment Guide,” she takes that problem on directly and eloquently. If the answer is no, it’s a clue that there is no infrastructure, and you’ll have to spend a lot of time getting it into place before you can bring in new money.

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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. Get all of our Nonprofit Marketing Guide webinars, live and recorded, plus all of our e-books too, with the Annual All-Access Pass for $465/year.

Overachiever's Guide to Year-End Fundraising

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That's why I co-wrote (with Eric Rardin of Care2) the Overachiever's Guide to Year-End Fundraising. In the Guide, you'll learn nine action steps you can take now to raise more money in December. Register for the Overachiever's Guide webinar to get a copy of the Guide for more details on these steps and five more. Like crime, procrastination doesn't pay. Literally.

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Get more money with your year end appeal: Interview with Paul Bobnak of DMIQTV and Who’s Mailing What

Wild Woman Fundraising

Whether it’s a for-profit enterprise and a non-profit, it’s all about driving response, trying to get people to become engaged and invest their money. I would recommend people check out the resource guide on fundraising success magazine website, it’s [link].

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The Procrastinator's Guide to Year-end Fundraising

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To help you get started right away, Alia McKee and Mark Rovner from Sea Change Strategies, as well as Kathryn Powers with Conservation International, and moderator Eric Rardin of Care2 will discuss 11 critical action steps for mobilizing your donors and raising money. Download the presentation slides and full "Procrastinator's Guide" below Related Documents! Is your nonprofit ready to ramp up your online fundraising this holiday season?

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Free guide: How to ask for money this fundraising season

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Network for Good (where I work) has just released a great guide to year-end fundraising essentials ! Download the Year-End Fundraising Essentials guide to improve your year-end appeals, optimize your donation experience and raise more money for your cause! It covers how to ensure a great donation experience - and what to avoid. Learn how to: • Set the stage for a pleasant and memorable giving experience. Tell donors how great they are – and what good you can achieve together.

Do you want more attention for your cause? Order My New Book: The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media

Wild Woman Fundraising

Buy The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media, the NEW book out October 20th, 2012! The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media will teach you how to market yourself or your cause online. If you want to learn how to get more money from people online, you need this book.

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Asking for Money AND Something Else

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I really like this one recommendation from Rachel: Pair an ask for a donation with a “no-money” ask during a campaign. The no-money ask gives your supporters another way to get involved and engaged in your cause whether they want to give financially or not. And it gives you something else to talk about, besides asking for money every time. Here are some of the different kinds of no-money asks that you could pair in a campaign with an ask for a donation.

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Raising Money with Direct Mail and Donor Newsletters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

He’s so smart and so practical, and he tells it like it is, all while still being a nice, supportive guy — which makes him a perfect partner for our Nonprofit Marketing Guide e-clinics on print fundraising for small nonprofits. Tom Ahern. I love Tom Ahern to bits.

Free Webinar: Tons of Money in the Mail September 9th

Wild Woman Fundraising

What people are saying: At the end of Tons of Money in the Mail, I asked Mazarine if she would review the year-end appeal letter I was in the process of writing. Treyz is the author of the popular Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising. Want to learn how to write a better appeal letter?

The Fundraiser’s Guide to Irresistible Communications by Jeff Brooks

Get Fully Funded

Jeff’s new book is a must-read for everyone who is serious about raising money. You’re not raising money to fund your organization. This short book is an easy read and should be in your fundraising library if you want to raise big money.

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The dumb donor’s guide to photo-ops with oversized checks

iMarketSmart

Remember, almost 10 years ago I got ticked-off because my favorite charity was wasting my money. They raised the money. The post The dumb donor’s guide to photo-ops with oversized checks appeared first on MarketSmart, LLC |. On Monday I wrote about the oversized check photo-op and posted a link to it on LinkedIn. The post is approaching 10,000 views in under 48 hours. Clearly it struck a chord with folks.

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A Cause Marketer's Guide to Giving Over the Holidays

Selfish Giving

Even for folks in the nonprofit field such as us, the unending request for money can sour generosity as obligation takes hold. And I'm using cause marketing as my guide! You need to tell me exactly how much of my money is going to a cause. Photo via Jamie McCaffrey on Flickr.

A nonprofit’s guide to using incentives to engage zero-dollar fundraisers

CrowdRise

You’re hosting an event and have fundraisers signed up to raise money on your behalf. It’s an all too common problem. Everything is going smoothly, until you realize many of the supporters who signed up to fundraise. aren’t actually doing anything

3 Bonus Holiday Fundraising Tips: A Companion the Procrastinator's Guide to Year-end Fundraising

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In addition to the 10 holiday fundraising tips from Sea Change Strategies and Care2 in the "Guide to Year-end Fundraising," here are three bonus tips to consider. As SeaChange advises, show exactly where the money goes and what the donor's investment will do.

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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Id like to point you to the Procrastinators Guide to Year-End Fundraising (link to PDF below) by Sea Change Strategies and Care2. As one MarketingProf member pointed out, "I give money regularly to groups where I have been able to see what they accomplish.

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. Development of social media packets and guides for shavees and fundraiser for events.

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. Nature walks – If you’re familiar with the local flora and fauna, offer a guided nature walk. Can recycling – No money is needed to undertake this cheap fundraising idea.

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How to Get People to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit Using Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

In this post, I will give you a detailed step-by-step guide to get your online community excited about raising money for your nonprofit using Facebook. My clients often say to me, “No one has raised any money for us using Facebook.

A Procrastinator's Guide to Year-end Fundraising

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To help you get started right away, Mark Rovner from Sea Change Strategies will discuss 10 critical action steps for raising more money this holiday season. The last weeks of the year are far and away the biggest and most important for online charitable giving. In fact, Network for Good processes 40% of online donations for nonprofits like yours in December. In addition, almost 70% of adults plan to donate the same amount online as they did in the 2007 holiday season.

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#INTERVIEW: Joanne Fritz, The About.com Website Guide on Nonprofit Charitable Organizations

Non Profit Marketing 360

Joanne Fritz is the guide to About.com ’s “ Nonprofit Charitable Organizations ” site. It has close to 1,000 guides. Each guide is an expert in a particular topic area.

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. Click on START HERE at the top to read my quick start guide. This Microsoft employee is willing to lose his man bun to help a good cause!

A Beginner's Guide to Online Fundraising & Marketing

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Who should attend: Nonprofits looking to get started with online fundraising Organizations looking to resuscitate their existing online fundraising programs About our speaker Jono Smith is vice president of nonprofit marketing at Network for Good, where he is responsible for helping small and growing nonprofits reach supporters and raise money online. Need more visitors to your nonprofit website? Does your donate button need more clicks?

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6-Minute Guide to Winning Fundraising Campaigns

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Perhaps a small ask for money here. A myth surrounding raising funds online is simply that “if you build it, they will come.” Where are these ghoulish, baseball-bat-swinging donors who are wildly impressed by your donate button? (No No offense: I’m sure it’s lovely, easy-to-find, big and above the fold, right?) Unfortunately, you’re going to be hard-pressed to find those die-hards. The ability to donate online is becoming commoditized. Donors are no longer impressed by it; they expect it.

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6-Minute Guide to Winning Fundraising Campaigns

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Perhaps a small ask for money here. A myth surrounding raising funds online is simply that “if you build it, they will come.” Where are these ghoulish, baseball-bat-swinging donors who are wildly impressed by your donate button? (No No offense: I’m sure it’s lovely, easy-to-find, big and above the fold, right?) Unfortunately, you’re going to be hard-pressed to find those die-hards. The ability to donate online is becoming commoditized. Donors are no longer impressed by it; they expect it.

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How Nonprofits Can Be #InstaAwesome on Instagram

J Campbell Social Marketing

Download my Ultimate Guide to Instagram for Small Nonprofits for even more tips and actionable ways to use Instagram to raise money and awareness for your cause. Instagram Nonprofits Social Media #Instaawesome small nonprofits ultimate guide

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A Nonprofit’s Guide to Building Simple, Low-Cost Websites

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A well-designed, user-friendly website can help you engage new members, raise money, and communicate with decision-makers. To save money — and make things easier on yourself — consider registering your domain name or names for five years at a time, and be sure to document the registration process so you or your successor will know where to go when it’s time to renew. Don’t have a logo or a visual style guide?

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Part 3: How to Send an Appeal Letter

Wild Woman Fundraising

The top of your letter should look like this: Go to the Tools menu, and click on “Mail Merge Wizard” which will guide you through the mail merge process. This is just a tiny slice of what I could teach you about raising TONS more money in the mail. how to send appeal letters in bulk.

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Newsletter: Newsjacking for Causes ; How Businesses Can Raise Money from the Stage ; Marketing Channels with Highest ROI

Selfish Giving

Newsjacking: 6 Tips to Help Your Branded Content Use the News Finally, I’ve devoted a whole PInterest board to examples of newsjacking and “causejacking” (When you ride the wave of a breaking story to raise money!) Click on START HERE at the top to read my quick start guide.