The 2016 Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide


We created this guide to help you build just that. For some things, spontaneity is highly desirable, but any fundraising professional will tell you that planning a campaign isn’t one of them.

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Relief—Your Social Media Decision Guide (No Charge)

Getting Attention

But relief is here… Idealware has just updated its no-charge Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide to help you 1) determine realistic goals for your use of social media, and; 2) prioritize the channels most likely to generate the results you seek.

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Trending Sources

The Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom Guide

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Being a nonprofit marketer can be an overwhelming experience. Nancy recently released The Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom Guide 2012 at which contains tested, proven strategies shared by nonprofit marketers, consultants and fundraisers from around the world.

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Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom Guide 2012: Free, Just Published

Getting Attention

As a bonus, the wisdom you shared shapes a useful overview of nonprofit marketing trends right now. ” Download your free copy of The Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom Guide 2012 right now to improve your marketing results this year.

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A Simple Guide to Injecting Colorful Quotes Into Your News Release

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

When your nonprofit sends a press release to a reporter or editor, it’s immediately facing stiff competition for coverage. Nonprofit communicators are often guilty of these press release sins. He also serves as Nonprofit Marketing Guide’s adviser on public relations.

8 Step Guide to Planning the Perfect Nonprofit Fundraising Event

J Campbell Social Marketing

With the advent and extent of social media marketing, nonprofit organizations are able to spread the word about their fundraising events farther and wider than ever before. Be sure to check out Booster’s Ultimate Guide to Planning a Fundraising Event. Guest blog by Kerri Moore.

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Graphic Design Style Guides, Part II – With Examples

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I met Julia Reich at the NTC conference (at the 501 Tech NYC Happy Hour to be exact) and being the nonprofit marketing geeks we are, we started talking about the struggles that nonprofits face with design. Style Guide Rules (or, Style Guides Rule!)

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True or False? A Quick Guide to Understanding Journalism Ethics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you handle media relations for your nonprofit, it’s important to understand the rules that govern professional journalism. But how does this code actually apply to the nonprofit world? True or false: The story about my nonprofit contains inaccurate information.

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. If you want to learn how to succeed in marketing your business or nonprofit online, starting from zero, this is the book for you.

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Invest 5 Minutes for Priceless Insights: Nonprofit Communications Trends

Getting Attention

My friend and colleague Kivi Leroux Miller, over at Nonprofit Marketing Guide, provides a wonderful service for nonprofit marketers like us—her annual report of trends in the field.

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[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. Do you want to learn how to raise funds for your nonprofit online? Are you tapping into the potential of online fundraising?

Creating an Editorial Style Guide

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last week, I talked about creating a graphic design style guide. Along with that, you need an editorial style guide. These are just two of several very important tools that all nonprofit communicators should be using. Your editorial style guide should contain a word list that shows how you will use, format, and spell certain words. These all belong in your Marketing Bank , whether you include them in the style guide or not.

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Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC


We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. At the end of your visit, you can donate your Metro card and remaining funds to DC nonprofit Martha's Table , which supports local children, families, and communities.

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5 Steps To Successfully Fundraise on Social Media: A Guide For Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

If you missed my free webinar – 5 Steps To Successfully Fundraise on Social Media: A Guide For Nonprofits – with CauseVox, you can view the slides below or on SlideShare. . 5 Steps To Successfully Fundraise on Social Media: A Guide For Nonprofits from CauseVox.

RESOURCE REVIEW: “A Progressive’s Style Guide” Helps Unlock Power of Language to Shape and Change the World

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am a nonprofit copy writer. So when I heard about “A Progressive’s Style Guide” (pdf), I both flinched, and lurched to download it. Could I write about this guide here? Would some groups be offended by the guide just from the title? Nonprofit Communications

The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media Workbook Free Preview!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. Wild Womans Guide to Social Media Workbook. The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media Workbook Free Preview!

The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising Book is Here!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I am so excited and proud to announce to you that my book, The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising, is now available as a physical book! Social media marketing tips to help your nonprofit navigate the changing realities. I just got back from the printers! So Happy!

YouTube Guide For Nonprofits

The Agitator

Here’s a 24-page guide from YouTube — YouTube-for-Good — advising on how to tell better stories and get them noticed (i.e, They’re also sponsoring a one-day video boot camp for nonprofits in San Francisco on April 2. You know how much I love to see fundraisers using video! more visible to search engines). You must apply to attend (applications due February 27).

Take 10 Minutes: Get Data to Do Comms Right

Getting Attention

Kivi Leroux Miller’s annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Report is one of my “go to” resources for boosting client communications impact. Please take 10 minutes right now to respond to the 2017 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey.

Case Study: How to negotiate your nonprofit salary?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Yeah, that’s so far from the current typical nonprofit wage as to see the curvature of the universe. Have you ever wondered how to negotiate for a nonprofit salary? When she stopped by she explained to me what was going on at this nonprofit.

Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom Guide

The Agitator

Here’s your chance to strengthen your nonprofit fundraising results with tested strategies shared by 219 of your peers around the world. Download your free copy of The Nonprofit Marketing Wisdom Guide to capitalize on their smarts, effort and experiences for your organization.

3 Free Guides to Nonprofit Communications Impact 2012

Getting Attention

Today I want to share with you three free Getting Attention guides published this year — on messaging that resonates, marketing wisdom from your peers and books that can lift and energize you. Get your reading guide now.

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Your quick guide to better nonprofit financial management

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you feel the need to strengthen your financial management savvy, check out , a new website featuring free tools, how-tos and guides. Developed in partnership between The Wallace Foundation and Fiscal Management Associates, the site contains more than 64 resources for anyone involved in nonprofit financial planning, monitoring, operations or oversight, and particularly nonprofit afterschool program providers.

The Book that Changed My Life: Free E-Guide

Getting Attention

BONUS: Free E-Guide. When I recently asked you and other nonprofit leaders to share the one book that has most influenced your professional lives, I had no idea what I’d hear back. The four cornerstones of a nonprofit message platform that connects, with real-life examples.

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A Beginner's Guide to Online Fundraising & Marketing

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Need more visitors to your nonprofit website? 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. Does your donate button need more clicks?

3 Ways To Tell Your Story: Review of The Nonprofit Marketing Guide, by Kivi Leroux Miller

Wild Woman Fundraising

The Nonprofit Marketing Guide is an excellent book by Kivi Leroux Miller , and I am sorry it took me this long to read it. Things I have learned from it that YOU can use for your end of year appeal: Kinds of Nonprofit stories: 1. 6 qualities of a good nonprofit marketing story.

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Fundraising Events: The 10-Step Guide to Planning Your Own

Fundraising Coach

To make the actual planning and execution of a fundraiser a little more smooth and manageable, I’ve compiled a step-by-step guide to planning and pulling off just about any fundraising event. Here they are, all 10 of them: Step 1: Decide the type of event that’s right for your nonprofit. Take a peek at this helpful guide. Step 1: Decide the type of event that’s right for your nonprofit. Most nonprofits that conduct prospect research do so using online tools.

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A Rookie's Guide to Online Fundraising and Marketing (Nonprofit Boot Camp)

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On September 11, 2009, Network for Good had the great opportunity to present "A Rookie's Guide to Online Fundraising & Marketing" to nonprofits at the Nonprofit Boot Camp sponsored by the Virginia Network of Nonprofit Organizations (VANNO), Network Williamsburg and the Hamilton Group.

Top Ten Articles from 2012 at Nonprofit Marketing Guide

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

F ive Goals for a Nonprofit Communications Strategy. Nonprofit Communications, With and Without a Content Strategy. Nonprofit Communications Professional Development Trends

3 Realistic Social Media New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

8 Ideas for Nonprofit Twitter Lists ). NONPROFIT SUPPORT : YouTube for Nonprofits. INSIGHT : Into Focus: A Benchmark Guide to Effective Nonprofit Video. like the Nonprofit Marketing Guide’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016. Nonprofit Communications

Improve your nonprofit website by moving down the ladder

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. If you are a cancer charity in Kansas city, you can meet them there and show them the support that your nonprofit provides, both online and offline.

How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog

Wild Woman Fundraising

Mazarine Treyz, with The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising and The Wild Woman’s Guide to Social Media. How to get tons more traffic for your nonprofit blog originally appeared on Wild Woman Fundraising on January 3, 2013.

Do you have an online rep to promote? Get on this 3-D Nonprofit Reputation Engine Webinar!

Wild Woman Fundraising

What: 3-D Nonprofit Reputation Engine Webinar. Has your nonprofit ever tried to be more relevant to your donors and failed? How do you manage your reputation online for your nonprofit or for your own business? For you AND your nonprofit. Managing your online reputation.

Strengthen Your Nonprofit Social Media Impact

Getting Attention

Laura is the executive director of Idealware , and a frequent speaker and writer on nonprofit technology topics. We created our free Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide specifically to help organizations like yours strategize their approach to social media.

How Can Nonprofits Communicate to Two Americas?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

At Nonprofit Marketing Guide, we are all about helping communications directors do the best job possible for their organizations and to do the work with purpose, enthusiasm, and integrity. As nonprofit communicators, we cannot ignore the tumultuous political times we live in.

YOUR Next Nonprofit Marketing Job

Getting Attention

Please post your nonprofit marketing jobs here. Marketing and Development Associate Hesperian Health Guides (Berkeley, CA). Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—December 15, 2014. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—December 8, 2014.

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Crowdfunding: The Future of Annual Giving [Free Guide]

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

And nonprofits are just arriving at the party. What’s old is new again. The most exciting evolution of the giving economy in the past ten years is crowdfunding. But crowdfunding is simply a new name for one of the oldest forms of fundraising.

5 Super Useful Digital Advocacy Tools & Resources for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Navigate to Find a Campaign > Causes to see dozens of examples of how your fellow nonprofits are running these campaigns. Phone2Action is a suite of advocacy tools that helps nonprofits and political campaigns connect supporters directly to decision makers.

A guide to telling your story in pictures

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Network for Good’s friends at Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication today launch Communicating Via Imagery, a complete guide to telling your story with images that touch the heart and influence the mind. Get the guide here.

The Procrastinator's Guide to Year-end Fundraising

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Is your nonprofit ready to ramp up your online fundraising this holiday season? In fact, Network for Good processes 40% of online donations for nonprofits like yours in December!) and Director of Nonprofit Services, Care2): Eric currently helps nonprofits recruit passionate supporters from Prior to joining Care2 Eric designed and executed integrated advocacy campaigns for environmental nonprofits for more than seven years. .

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