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Online Giving Companies | 16 Choices for Better Fundraising

Online giving is a popular way donors are supporting causes they care about. No matter what you’re raising funds for, there is a company that will help push your efforts

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Snowball's guide to virtual fundraising events.

Virtual Fundraising Events Guide | FAQ, Ideas, and Tips

Virtual fundraising events experienced an uptick in popularity with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As 2021 continues, we see that online events are here to stay. Why? People worldwide can join
The 8 crucial components of a fundamental grant proposal template

Fundamental Grant Proposal Template: 8 Crucial Components

Is your nonprofit organization applying for structured external funding for the first time? Need help nailing down the essentials of your grant proposal? The competition can be fierce for nonprofit
Here are 10 online courses that can help boost your fundraising efforts.

10 Online Courses to Boost Your Fundraising Efforts

“Oh, if we only had the money for that!”  Really? Why not? There’s no reason to hold you back from providing a high-quality, robust mission that serves more people than

Fundraising Ideas

Giving Tuesday Fundraising ideas.

Giving Tuesday Ideas: 20 Fundraisers for 2021 [& Top Tips]

Does your organization have a plan for how you’re going to raise money for #GivingTuesday? Or are you still searching for the perfect Giving Tuesday ideas? Giving Tuesday occurs annually
These virtual fundraising ideas can help your nonprofit raise money and achieve your goals.

Virtual Fundraising Ideas: 60+ Campaigns for Online Success

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit and seriously curtailed nonprofits’ abilities to host fundraising events in person, some organizations were already using virtual fundraising ideas in their regular programming. Virtual
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School Fundraising Ideas: 75+ Top Fundraisers (& Pro Tips)

Thinking about starting a campaign to raise money for the school you love? You’ll need some top school fundraising ideas, so you’ve come to the right place! If you want

Online Giving

Nonprofit Best Practices

The best fundraising auction items

Auction Items | 101 Best Ideas [& Tips for Procuring Them]

One of the most important—and arguably, most complicated—parts of planning any charity auction is the item procurement process. Because your team will collect most of your fundraising revenue in the
Work smarter (not harder) on Giving Tuesday.

3 Rules for Working Smarter, Not Harder, on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is getting competitive. On Tuesday, Dec. 1 (Giving Tuesday’s 2020 date), your supporters will likely be inundated with dozens of donation requests from scores of organizations. Each year,

Make the Most of Your Network with P2P Year-End Giving

Many nonprofits fall into the idea that the organization does all the work, while supporters simply give money. If that’s you, it’s time to flip the script. The most effective

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