Best Practices

11
May

The Google Grant | A Guide for Small Nonprofits

More nonprofit organizations are becoming aware of the fantastic benefits of the Google Ad Grant. Unlike many other grants, the Google Ad Grant is easy to acquire, maintain, and utilize. Further, the costs of getting and using the Grant are minimal and require no formal matching or in-kind fundraising. The scalability of the Google Ad Grant ensures that organizations of

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20
Apr

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 forward to make a positive impact in your community. Here at Snowball, we’ve seen the effects that online giving companies make on the fundraising efforts of nonprofit organizations like yours.

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14
Apr

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 in to help nonprofit organizations like yours drive their missions forward in ways only possible via the internet. So, what does this mean for your nonprofit? Tools and resources are

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2
Apr

Online Fundraising Events: Complete Guide + Profitable Ideas

Fundraising events bring in a ton of much-needed revenue for nonprofits of all shapes and sizes. Now in the digital age, more and more organizations turn to online fundraising events to increase their reach and accessibility. In 2021, with millions of people still following social distancing guidelines, online fundraising events are more important than ever. At Snowball Fundraising, we’ve equipped

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30
Mar

Online Fundraising In 2021 | Complete Guide and Resources

More people have turned to online fundraising in the past year than ever before, and the same will be true in 2021 and beyond. The internet has completely changed how we connect, conduct business, and find 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

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22
Mar

Mobile Giving | The Effective (And Actionable) Guide

In 2021, mobile giving is an essential tool for nonprofit organizations. Fundraising in the digital space is increasingly important as mobile giving gains popularity due to the prevalence of cell phone and tablet use. After all, it requires little effort on the donor’s end; support is just a tap away and can be done from anywhere! According to Double the

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18
Feb

How to Keep Volunteers Invested in Your Work During COVID-19

Volunteers play an absolutely vital role in most organizations and are often the main workforce behind important programs and fundraising efforts. Now, volunteering has changed dramatically due to COVID-19. All nonessential in-person work has been paused, and volunteers are left sitting at home waiting for things to return to normal. For many volunteers, their work for causes they believe in

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27
Jan

Boosting Conversion Rates: A Quick Guide for Nonprofits

As marketing and communications increasingly migrate to digital space, nonprofit organizations are using innovative new techniques in order to spread awareness about their organization and mission. A popular avenue for digital marketing is Google Ads. These advertisements appear at the top of any Google search and allow organizations to bid on valuable keywords and compete for attention.  At Nonprofit Megaphone,

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21
Jan

Direct Mail for Churches: 4 Best Practices for Engagement

Community engagement is something that should be of utmost importance in your organization—especially if you are a church. When you have a large following, their engagement should be a high priority because, without it, they likely have no interest in your organization or your mission.  BIt’s important to recognize that engagement is a two-way street. If your organization is not

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21
Jan

Leveraging Donor Data to Make the Most of Your Fundraising

During the age of COVID-19, maintaining relationships with your supporters is likely full of more challenges than ever before. This is because when everything went virtual, your organization probably had to find some new methods of communication with your supporters.  Many organizations have struggled to fundraise during this time while others have flourished. No matter how your organization has done

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15
Jan

Strategies to Launch Your Digital Fundraising Beyond 2020

If 2020 has shown us anything, it’s that fundraising for nonprofits in the age of social distancing is a challenge. But, as the year has also shown, digital fundraising and virtual events can be just as effective (if not more!) if you finetune your strategy. Because live streaming, video conferences, and other digital methods of communication are on the rise

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16
Nov

3 Fundraising Tips for Cultivating a Generous Congregation

Generosity is a core element of Christian life and discipleship. From the financial perspective, God doesn’t need our money to further His Kingdom, yet the Bible says a great deal about how to be good stewards of it. Your church members want to obey God’s Word and support your efforts in spreading it, but many families struggle to understand how

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9
Nov

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, more and more nonprofits jostle for limited attention and wallet share on this single day of fundraising. The old-school Giving Tuesday strategy involves spending months gathering campaign materials (emails, videos,

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4
Nov

4 Best Practices for Your Upcoming Dance Studio Fundraisers

Businesses and organizations of all shapes and sizes have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, and many are turning to strategic fundraising efforts to keep revenue flowing. As a dance studio owner or class instructor, you’re surely aware of this phenomenon. Some dance studios are taking up this practice for the first time. If that’s you, you might not

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16
Oct

Optimizing Your Donation Letters in 4 Steps with Snowball

The annual appeal donation letter is a tried-and-true tool for nonprofits of every size. In fact, it should be a major tent-pole of any year-end fundraising campaign. Why? It’s a proven, simple, and effective way to drive donations. And if you do a few things right, you’ll raise a ton of support for your mission. Let’s walk through the four

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7
Oct

4 Ways Your Nonprofit Website Can Drive Donations

In 2020, nonprofit organizations of all shapes and sizes have learned beyond a doubt that online engagements and efforts are invaluable to fundraising and outreach efforts. With a global pandemic and social distancing guidelines in place, focusing on your online fundraising strategy is more important than ever. Your nonprofit website is a crucial component of your online fundraising, acting as

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5
Oct

Two Quick To-Do Items to Raise More This Giving Season

No matter the time of year, Giving Season feels like it’s always right around the corner for nonprofits. You know that the last few months of the year are critical for nonprofit fundraising. But did you know that a third of all nonprofits raise between 26%-50% of their total funds just from end-of-year giving? That’s a whole lot of money

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5
Oct

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 campaigns leverage a network of top volunteers and supporters to help do the fundraising work on behalf of the organization. That’s because each and every current supporter represents their own

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22
Sep

Political Campaign Fundraising Plan: Handy Guide + Template

Any successful fundraising campaign starts with a detailed and actionable fundraising plan. Political fundraisers are no different! That’s why it’s crucial that if you’re looking to plan and host a fundraiser for your upcoming political campaign, the first step is ensuring you have a comprehensive political campaign fundraising plan. A fundraising plan contains pertinent information relating to your forthcoming campaign

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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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17
Jul

5 Ideal Solutions for Raising Funds During COVID-19

Every single person in the nonprofit sector is concerned about the impact that coronavirus has on business, its function, and its management. Nonprofit fundraising has also been greatly affected by the crisis; the economic collapse and the pandemic pose an existential threat.  It is pretty evident that most CEOs are stressed. This is expected, as it is unknown how many

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2
Mar

Fundraising Software | 24+ Low-Cost Providers for Nonprofits

Getting 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 planning process will help you build a solid foundation to grow on. Any nonprofit can benefit from free and low-cost fundraising software that can give you a major leg up! We’ve

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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

Fundraising Thermometers: Why They Work [Free Template!]

Fundraising is a tricky process to master, especially when learning how to use and make the most of online tools. From setting up an effective donation page and launching a marketing campaign to staying motivated until the end of each fundraiser, nonprofits have to stay on top of their campaigning game. Instead of struggling, set yourself up for success with

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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 direct mail appeals or email messages, tailored to a specific campaign or event, or asking for more general support. You can’t really go wrong

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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 Communication Letters & Samples [With Useful Tips]

Communication is key. How you communicate with your congregation is vital for building and maintaining relationships. Trust between congregants and church leadership relies on open lines of communication so church members can participate in and understand their church’s practices.  After all, effective communication practices lead to a strengthened community and increased transparency, two essential factors for maintaining a spiritually prosperous body

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12
Jun

Pledge Software: A Secret Weapon for Nonprofit Fundraising

Pledge software — a secret weapon for nonprofits that know raising money is all about speed. Launching a pledge campaign can generate a lot of support for your cause quickly, but it does require forethought and planning. The pledge software you choose to use plays a big role in the campaign’s success or failure. We’ve written about pledge drives before,

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9
May

The Perfect Donation Page: How to Raise More Than Ever

Your donation page can make or break your nonprofit. That’s not an exaggeration. A ton of small organizations struggle to get a foothold because they forget to cover their bases. Today, that means online fundraising. Here at Snowball, we create the quickest, easiest, free way to get all the donation page basics (plus some extras, too). We know what holds

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24
Apr

Best Nonprofit Software to Raise Money Fast | 2020 Edition

There’s no reason your organization shouldn’t thrive online these days. After all, that’s where your donors are. You have to master this medium if you want to make meaningful connections and sustainably grow your nonprofit. Maybe you’ve already moved online but need an upgrade. Remember, using outdated or ineffective tools is probably the biggest time-suck and money-waster out there! Quit

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18
Mar

Recurring Donations: Building a Stronger Fundraising Model

More nonprofit organizations are building their fundraising models around securing recurring donations. Why? Because they provide an incredible level of reliable support for your mission. Recurring donations should be the bedrock of your fundraising strategies, the foundation of your monthly revenue from fundraising. By building out a strong program for incentivizing and securing these donations from your supporters, you can

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25
Jul

Managing Your Members: 7 Tips for a Seamless Strategy

Your members are one of the most important parts of your organization. They help keep your doors open and your lights on. But how can you make sure that they’re being taken care of? Managing your members can seem like an overwhelming task, but by breaking it up into smaller, manageable sections, you can see how easy it is to

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21
Jun

Creating a Powerful Pledge Campaign: 5 Essential Tips

The powerhouse strategy of the fundraising world, a pledge campaign can be an extremely effective way to leverage your network of support. When the right planning, concept, and mission come together for a pledge campaign, there’s no better way to engage your donors quickly! Pledge campaigns are great choices for nonprofits of any size or age, although a successful pledge

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12
Jun

Nonprofit Web Design: 5 Key Elements to Elevate Your Site

Your nonprofit’s website serves many purposes, like educating visitors about your cause, facilitating online donations, and much more. Effective nonprofit website design can be a challenge, but the payoff is well worth the hard work. Just ask any of our clients at DNL OmniMedia, and they’re sure to tell you that a strong website can be the backbone of your

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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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19
Apr

Starting a Nonprofit Org: Raise Money Now [Free Checklist]

If you’ve decided to start a nonprofit, congratulations! You’re about to embark on a fulfilling journey with an incredible purpose: to do good things in this world. Working in nonprofits is extremely rewarding, but founding your own organization can be a major challenge. Building an effective, long-lasting organizational structure takes determination and planning— and the right tools. Yet being fully

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11
Apr

Effective Event Branding and Fundraising

We’ve all heard of the term “branding” and most event professionals associate it with making the most of your brand colors and logo. However, branding goes beyond typical visual marketing, especially when you’re dealing with event branding because it’s all about creating a feeling or a memory that comes to mind for attendees long after your event is over. Effective

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10
Apr

Getting Started with Grants: 5 Grant Writing Tips for Nonprofits

If your nonprofit organization has never applied for or received special funding from governmental bodies or grant-giving foundations, the mere idea of grant writing can be intimidating! After all, every nonprofit would be interested in some free funding for their large projects. The competition for major grants can become intense. The good news is that by following a handful of

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27
Feb

5 Essential Features of a Top Online Donation Page

If you asked a nonprofit twenty-five years ago how they asked for donations, they likely would have responded with some combination of in-person appeals, direct mail solicitation, phone donations, and fundraising events. Today, those methods are still alive and well, but a few new players have joined the field. Not only can nonprofits raise money via traditional fundraising routes, but

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12
Dec

Attracting New Donors with Text Messaging

Businesses are constantly fighting to be noticed in a busy world. People are being inundated with information online through their own searches and time on social media. This makes it difficult for nonprofit organizations to stick out from the crowd. And, for an organization that depends on donors in order to continue operating, that can be a worrisome situation. However,

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2
Jul

5 Incredible Ways to Maximize Blackbaud Luminate Online

Luminate Online Marketing is Blackbaud’s cloud-based digital fundraising and marketing solution designed to help enterprise-level nonprofits thrive through enhanced donor engagement and targeted stewardship tactics. Though not ideal for all nonprofits, Luminate Online is hard to beat for established organizations in need of extensive, completely customizable online fundraising software. Sound like your nonprofit? In that case, keep reading for 5

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22
Jun

Donation Kiosks: 5 Profitable Fundraising Event Tips

There’s a ton of planning and organization that goes into any fundraising event because of the opportunity to connect with donors in person and rally support (and funds!) for your cause. As you rely on donations to fund your projects and your cause, you may have invested in a giving kiosk as a quick and easy way to help accept contributions

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1
Jun

10 Mobile Giving Strategies — The Nonprofit Tech Carnival

As we explained in the announcement post, this month’s carnival theme homed in on the best strategies for mobile giving. (Read the full announcement here!) We were incredibly thrilled with the submissions that came in, and we can’t keep this great advice to ourselves! We’re happy to share 10 of those submissions with you all right here and now. Each

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6
May

5 Show-Stopping Salesforce Event Management Strategies

Nonprofits who regularly plan fundraising events know that donor data is one of their most valuable resources. By using data to better understand your donors, you can plan an event that’s appealing and exceptionally lucrative. For Salesforce users, having data on-hand during the event planning process couldn’t be easier. All you have to do is work with an event management

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17
Apr

Fundraising Strategies & Nonprofit Tech Blog Carnival – We’re Hosting!

Technology is trending mobile. And that means that nonprofit technology is trending mobile as well. From text-to-give to donation pages optimized for smartphones, there’s no shortage of mobile fundraising opportunities. We’ve written a lot about the topic. So, when we decided to host this month’s Fundraising Strategies & Nonprofit Tech Carnival, the choice for what our focus should be was

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6
Jan

Nonprofit CRMs: 7 Essential Features Every Organization Needs

Nonprofit CRM software is the most robust and comprehensive piece of technology that organizations can buy. CRMs boast an extraordinary range of benefits, from enabling your organization to better organize and leverage data to freeing up more staff hours to cutting down on errors and inaccuracies. But where do you start? There are so many providers and not all CRM software

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30
Nov

Charity Auctions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Maximize Donations

So you want to host a charity auction. That’s great! Auctions can be a fun way to engage your supporters and raise funds for your worthy cause. Plus, bidding on a unique item can be just the right motivation your donors need to give. If you’ve started planning an auction, you know that it can take a lot of work.

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30
Nov

 7 Tips for Working Successfully with a Fundraising Consulting Firm 

If you’ve decided to hire a nonprofit consulting firm to help you with your fundraising, you’re probably wondering how you can work together successfully. A strong partnership will ensure that you receive a solid return on your investment. To work well with a nonprofit consultant, you need to find the right professional that can address all of your concerns. So, we’ll

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16
Nov

Nonprofit Website Design: The Beginning Designer’s Checklist

With more and more donors preferring to engage with nonprofits through mobile and digital channels, designing a captivating website for your nonprofit is more important than ever before. A strong website can help your organization convey its mission, establish trust with your supporters, build stronger relationships with present and potential donors, and ultimately, capture more online donations. However, in order

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30
Sep

How to Manage Invitations and Guest Lists for Fundraisers

The success of any fundraising event relies on its guests. Perhaps more than any other kind of event, the ability to effectively manage your guest list is crucial for a fundraiser. You’ll want to ensure that the flow of invitations and responses, as well as your communication with attendees, goes smoothly or else you’ll risk losing out on donations. The

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17
Jun

Top 5 Tips for a Successful Mobile Crowdfunding Campaign

Top 5 Tips for a Successful Mobile Crowdfunding Campaign Crowdfunding was made for a mobile world! Crowdfunding is online fundraising housed on a platform that is built to be social – it has all the elements that “feed the herd” mentality and get people to give when they visually see others giving. Features like a goal thermometer, recent activity feed

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15
Jun

5 Tips for Planning a Successful Outdoor Fundraiser

5 Tips for Planning a Successful Outdoor Fundraiser As the weather warms up, non-profit fundraisers take to the great outdoors in the form of runs, walks, and golf outings, as well as other, less traditional event types. Here are a few tips for planning a successful outdoor event: 1. Start planning early: If you are thinking about an outdoor event,

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25
May

6 Ways to Increase Your Proceeds Using Modern Fundraising

With online and mobile fundraising becoming more popular each year, it’s no surprise that traditional fundraising methods are starting to see exciting changes. But while online and mobile fundraising certainly offer a variety of benefits for your cause, not everyone immediately understands the value of adopting modern fundraising methods. That’s why we created our top six ways to increase your fundraiser proceeds, using modern

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2
Mar

What is the Mobile Giving Foundation? (And Why You Don’t Need Them)

The Mobile Giving Foundation (MGF) is a nonprofit organization that’s been around since August of 2007. Started by former wireless industry executives, the MGF set out to change the way fundraising was done. They used their connections within the industry to make deals with the top mobile carriers in the country. They were an integral part in some of the

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1
Mar

How to Secure a Golden Donation: A Step-by-Step Guide to Acquiring a Second Donation

What is a “golden donation”? Great question! According to the Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s 2015 Survey, only 19% of new donors give again after their first donation. However, once a new donor gives a second time, 63% will give again. That second donation, the one that means that a donor will be more than three times as likely to give again,

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25
Feb

Church Fundraising Letters: The Basics

It is better to give than to receive. This adage has withstood the test of time. There’s truly nothing more rewarding than giving to a worthy cause and seeing the seeds of your contributions blossom into fruits of change. This is where church fundraising letters come in. With the help of a well-thought-out fundraising letter, your church can reap all

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25
Feb

Sample Church Fundraising and Communication Letters [Free]

Now that you’ve gathered a few tips and know a little bit more about how to draft the perfect church fundraising letter and the perfect church newsletter, it’s time to dive into some prime examples. You may feel free to copy and paste these sample letters into your own word processor and edit them as you see fit. The more personal you

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25
Feb

Tips for Crafting the Most Effective Church Fundraising Letters

There’s nothing better than opening the mailbox to find a beautifully written letter personally addressed to you. About your passions. Your interests. And how you can help make the world a better place. But how do you communicate those same things to your church members in just one, concise letter? We’ve got some concrete tips for crafting the best letters

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25
Feb

Can You Register a Hashtag? What Your Nonprofit Should Know

  If you’ve heard of #GivingTuesday, chances are you know a little bit about hashtags. But maybe you’re not entirely certain how they work or why you should make them work for your nonprofit. Hashtags have only really been around since 2007 when a developer at Twitter casually tossed out that the pound symbol (#) could be used to help

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24
Feb

Online Tithing Tools: 15 Questions You Need to Ask

There are so many wonderful options when it comes to online tithing. Before you pick one online tithing tool over all of the others, though, you’ll definitely need to do some research. And before you can really start researching, you need to know the right questions to ask. That’s why we’ve hand-picked the 15 most essential questions to ask before

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22
Feb

Asking for Donations on a Mobile Device: A Guide

Snowball’s blog focuses primarily on mobile fundraising. Every once in a while, we like to bring a new voice to that conversation. Today we welcome Abby Jarvis from Qgiv who will be discussing how to ask for donations on mobile devices. If you wanted to ask someone for a donation 100 years ago, you either asked in person or you

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3
Feb

Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Mobile Giving App

We’ve put together a list of the top ten questions you need to consider when shopping for a mobile giving app: #1. What exactly are you looking for in a mobile app? #2. What would be the easiest app for your donors to adopt? #3. Would you consider offering more than one way to give? #4. What would the monetary

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2
Feb

5 Costly (and Stupid) Myths About Text-to-Give Campaigns

There are a lot of myths surrounding the cost of using text-to-give as a fundraising option. Text-to-give fundraising has a false reputation for being too expensive for smaller nonprofits to use. Too slow to get real results. Or even too limiting to allow donors to be generous. Don’t worry, though. We’re here to bust all of those myths. We don’t

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2
Feb

How to Raise Significantly More Money From Your Existing Email Marketing Campaigns

Your nonprofit has done all that it can do with an email: You came up with a catchy subject line. You clearly stated your mission. You included beautiful pictures throughout the message. You made sure there was an obvious link to your donation page in the email. You even sent the email at the perfect time of day. You’ve grown

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21
Jan

The 5 Most Notable Mobile Fundraising Campaigns

It’s better to lead than to follow. That being said, sometimes it’s a perfectly good idea to follow. Especially if you’re following in the footsteps of some of the most successful mobile fundraising campaigns of the last ten years. These 5 highly effective campaigns are great examples of how successful a mobile fundraising campaign can be when certain principles are

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21
Jan

Are Mobile Donations Safe? 6 Vital Questions You Should Ask

Above all else, you want to choose the most secure way for your supporters to make mobile donations through their phones and tablets. Choosing secure donation software not only makes your nonprofit more trustworthy but also protects you from a data breach. In recent years, data breaches—where an organization’s and user’s sensitive data has become compromised—are becoming more common. Using

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20
Dec

How to Retain Donors After Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraiser

Congratulations! You hosted a successful peer-to-peer fundraising campaign! You raised more than your goal, and your existing supporters had a great time raising money on your organization’s behalf. So what now?  Many organizations would go about their merry way, satisfied with the outcome. But your nonprofit isn’t like most nonprofits, is it? If you want to retain donors from your

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