Snowball Fundraising

30
Jun

Pledge Fundraising | The Complete Guide for 2020 [with Tips]

Fundraising is an important (if not the most important) activity that nonprofit organizations must conduct on a continual basis. Yet finding new strategies, donation tools, and engagement techniques can be a struggle— especially while adapting to changing times. Even as you attract and retain a pool of devoted donors, volunteers, and supporters, it’s crucial that you continue to grow your

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30
Jun

Text-to-Tithe: The Ultimate Mobile Giving Guide for Churches

New technology has revolutionized churches. From the way congregants relate to one another, to the processes involved in hosting a church service, and even to the manner in which we read the Bible, almost every aspect of our lives have been impacted by the digital age. Why should church giving be any different? You’ve likely heard of text-to-give fundraising— a

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5
Feb

How to Create a 1-Page Fundraising Plan to Minimize Chaos and Maximize Revenue

This post was contributed by Sandy Rees from Get Fully Funded. If you don’t have an annual fundraising plan, you’re not alone. Most folks in small nonprofits have no fundraising plan to speak of. Or maybe they have a few ideas about what they want to do during the year, but nothing is fleshed out or written down anywhere, which

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29
Jan

Text-to-Give | Complete Guide for Nonprofits and Fundraisers

Text-to-give is a modern fundraising method that enables donors to give to nonprofits via their mobile phones. Using their phones’ native texting applications, donors can instantly text donations to their favorite nonprofits. In 2010, one of the first publicized text-to-give campaigns was The Red Cross’s relief efforts after Haiti’s devastating earthquake. For months, “Text HAITI to 90999” flashed across Americans’

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20
Jan

20 Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Ideas: A Complete Guide

Modern fundraising calls for innovative, technological ideas and methods. Even though trying something new may be daunting to some organizations, the potential results of peer-to-peer fundraising are undoubtedly worth it. Simply put, peer-to-peer campaigning puts the responsibility of fundraising on your supporters. During these campaigns, supporters create their own fundraising pages that they share online with their personal networks. Their

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13
Dec

Church Newsletters | Complete Guide for Modern Communication

Church newsletters are a staple of congregations everywhere. No matter the size or denomination, churchgoers want to stay in the loop. Whether you’re sharing scripture, messages from church leaders, or photos from recent events, the possibilities are endless. Best of all, church newsletters foster a sense of community, encouraging your congregants to stay connected with one another and with church

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3
Dec

Low-Cost and Free Nonprofit CRM Software: Picking a Platform

Whether your nonprofit is well-established or just now finding its footing, the right CRM will help you develop valuable relationships with supporters. Think of it this way: this database is your central hub for all your constituents, from donors to volunteers to sponsors to staff members. Because the nonprofit tech world is rapidly developing, CRM software is something you just

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2
Dec

Your Donation Website: 7 Steps to Boost Conversions

Put yourself in a prospective donor’s shoes, and take a close look at your donation website. Can you easily find the resources you need? Does it compel you to give? If not, it may be time to rethink your website. After all, your donation website’s usability and overall experience could mean the difference between acquiring a gift and losing a

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14
Nov

Online Fundraising in 2020 | Complete Guide and Resources

More people are fundraising online than ever before, and the same will be true in 2020 and beyond! The internet has completely changed how we connect with each other, conduct business, and look up information, so it’s little wonder that it’s also become one of the most important (and effective) ways for nonprofits and individuals to raise money for their

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14
Nov

Fundraising Thermometers: Why They Work [Free Template!]

When it comes to fundraising, nonprofits need all the revenue they can generate. The process can be tricky to master, especially with online fundraising. From setting up an effective donation page to marketing to staying motivated, nonprofits have to stay on top of their campaigning game. Instead of struggling, set yourself up for success with gamification tools like fundraising thermometers!

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