Snowball Fundraising

30
Aug

Nonprofit Payment Security Practices: The Essential Guide

Online fundraising has been on the rise for a while, accounting for 8.7% of total giving during 2019. Now, with a global pandemic requiring social distancing guidelines and most in-person donor engagements are on a pause, your online fundraising is more essential than ever and your best bet to filling the gaps in your nonprofit revenue. As your virtual fundraising

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15
Apr

Virtual Fundraising: The Complete Guide for 2020 & Beyond

Between social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, the vast majority of fundraising events have been canceled over the next several months, and many organizations are worried about the stability of incoming revenue necessary to fund daily operations. Businesses all over the world have been negatively impacted by these changes, and the nonprofit sector has been particularly affected. Amid the current disruption

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19
Mar

Nonprofit Productivity: 6 Tips in an Uncertain Time

So much goes into running a nonprofit organization on a day-to-day basis. Between managing team members, recruiting volunteers, raising necessary funds, and keeping daily operations in order, you’ll always have something to do. Not to mention when a global pandemic comes through and shakes everything up! So how do you make sure it all gets done? As a nonprofit professional,

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2
Mar

Free Fundraising Software for Nonprofits: 15+ Top Providers

To get up and running as a brand new nonprofit is a major challenge— and costly software is a huge part of that. Finding the right donation tools early in the process will help you build a solid foundation to grow on. Especially early on in your organization’s life cycle when you may not have the funding it takes to

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3
Feb

Matching Gift Databases: What to Look for (Updated for 2020)

Whether you’re accepting donations with text-to-give software or using standard donation pages to receive funds, you can promote matching gifts to donors right alongside your donation requests. However, you’ll need to enlist the help of intuitive matching gift software if you want to truly make the most of the “two-for-one deal” of the fundraising world. But with all the matching gift

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30
Oct

7 Must-Have Pages for Your Nonprofit Website

Are you venturing into creating or redesigning a website for your nonprofit?  Designing a nonprofit website can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Nonprofit web design looks a bit different from company and for-profit sites, so we put together seven essential pages for your website.  In this post, we’re going to take a deep dive into

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1
Nov

How to Start a Church | Complete Step-by-Step Guide & Advice

If you feel a calling to plant a church, then you truly are in for an incredibly rewarding spiritual adventure. Starting a church can be a great way to spread the good news in your community to many unchurched people, and to boost community engagement among local members. Yet too many times, people get caught up in the excitement of

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4
May

Find the Right Association Management Solution | 8 Top Picks

Finding the right association management solution that meets your exact needs can be a major challenge. Striking the perfect balance of price, utility, and scale is tricky, but necessary. Without the proper management and database tools, it’s incredibly difficult for professional or trade associations to grow (let alone properly manage expenses or keep members engaged). If you’re in the market

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27
Apr

6 Tips for Writing a Perfect Nonprofit Mission Statement

A nonprofit’s mission statement is incredibly important, perhaps more important than even most experienced nonprofit professionals realize. Your nonprofit’s mission statement represents its guiding vision, its tagline, its funding pitch, and its broader purpose all in one or two short sentences. Sound like a lot for one statement to accomplish? It is. That’s why so much thought should go into

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26
Apr

The 501(c)(3) Application Process: 7 Tips to Get Started

Receiving tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status from the IRS is one of the most important steps in starting your nonprofit organization. Official recognition as a nonprofit not only means tax exemption, it also allows your donors to deduct any contributions they make to your cause. This will become a major marketing point as your organization grows and attracts larger donations. Applying for

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