Snowball Fundraising

14
Nov

Fundraising Events: 60 Proven Ideas to Raise More

When it comes to fundraising, organizations are always looking for new, creative ideas to add to their campaign repertoire. After all, without the necessary funds, organizations wouldn’t be able to continue working toward their missions. If you’re seeing a decrease in event attendance, supporters are likely getting bored with attending the same fundraisers. They want to support your cause, but

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22
Oct

5 Ways Online Donation Forms Make Tax Season Easier

This guest post was written by the experts at File 990, a leading e-filing tool for nonprofits. Online donation forms are a key nonprofit strategy for collecting gifts from your supporters. Instead of using snail mail or requiring donors to physically come to your office (like in ye olden days), your donors can give from the comfort of their own

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4
Oct

Writing a Donation Letter: 10 Example Templates & Pro Tips

Even in the digital age, a donation letter is still one of the most direct and effective ways to raise money for your cause. That’s because donation letters are such a flexible strategy – whether they’re mailed letters or email messages, tailored to a specific campaign or event, or asking for more general support. You can’t really go wrong with

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24
Sep

Church Fundraising Letters: An Essential Guide for 2020 and Beyond

Ask and you shall receive. — Luke 11:9 Even with the most dedicated congregation and the most supportive community, there’s no way around the fact that running a church requires money. For a church to succeed, its leaders have to know how to fundraise. There are both traditional and new ways for churches to ask for money. Traditionally, fundraising letters

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20
Sep

Church Management Tips: 20+ Ways to Grow Your Ministry

Church management is an important ideal that brings together the spiritual and the organizational. In the spiritual sense, you are serving the Lord while serving your community. In the day-to-day sense, managing a church often takes the same skill set as managing a small business. That’s because, at their core, churches function much like small businesses. There are funds to

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20
Sep

Church Letters for Powerful Communication: A Complete Guide

Communication is key. That’s why it’s fundamentally important to have open lines of communication with your church members. How you communicate with your congregation is vital for building and maintaining relationships. After all, effective communication practices lead to a strengthened community, increased transparency, and boosted trust between congregants and church leadership— all of which are essential for maintaining a spiritually prosperous

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19
Sep

85+ Awesome Church Fundraising Ideas for Your Congregation

Whether you’re raising money for your general fund or your next mission trip, fundraising is an important part of your church. To do great things for your congregation and in your community, you need a strong foundation of support. But how do you know what fundraisers will generate the most support? And how do you know that overall, your fundraising

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18
Sep

The Nonprofit Grant Writing Guide: How to Apply for Funding

Is your nonprofit interested in some free funding for large projects and goals? Of course! Grant writing for nonprofits can be one of the most challenging, yet rewarding, components of a philanthropic career. Done well, it means your nonprofit has the resources to achieve its goals. And because those goals are altruistic, grant writing can result in true community and

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18
Sep

5 Types of Nonprofit Startup Grants to Fund Your Mission

You already know that starting a nonprofit takes dedication and hard work. The entire process of registering and funding a brand new nonprofit organization might feel overwhelming, but there are plenty of resources out there to help guide and support you through the process. Startup grants are one major source of support for new nonprofits. In the for-profit business world,

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28
Aug

50+ Top School Fundraising Ideas (& Extra Pro Tips)

Raising money for the school you love? Check out these 50+ fun, effective, and engaging school fundraising ideas for all ages! Whether your school is raising money for your PTA or helping one of your own clubs or sports teams reach its goals, a fundraiser is an effective way to get everyone involved. An effective, well-organized school fundraiser gets students

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