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Nov

5 Ways to Incorporate Animal Advocacy into Your Pet Business

Why did you choose to go into pet care? Often, the answer is simple: you love animals. You chose to create a safe and enriching environment for dogs, cats, or other pets. You understand the deep bond that can form between pets and their owners, and every day you dedicate yourself to protecting and caring for these furry friends.  But

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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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15
Apr

Virtual Fundraising: The Complete Guide for 2021 & Beyond

In the COVID era, we’ve had to sacrifice a number of events we looked forward to. This includes the vast majority of fundraising events. As we enter 2021, organizations continue to adapt to social distancing guidelines. This puts a damper on “normal” in-person events for an undetermined amount of time. As a result, many organizations worry about the stability of

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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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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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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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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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5
Dec

Marketing Planned Gifts: 4 Effective Strategies and Tools

One commonly used explanation of various types of donations is the donor pyramid. While this pyramid might have some inherently debatable aspects, it is a great representation of the importance of planned gifts. The donor pyramid is generally represented looking something like this: This pyramid means that for most nonprofits, the majority of people who give are occasional donors and

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28
Aug

6 Common Roadblocks to Church Growth and How to Fix Them

In Matthew 28, Jesus says to go out and make disciples of all people, and that’s just what your church is doing. But the necessary church growth associated with this command isn’t easy. Whether you recently planted this church from the ground up or if you’ve been established for years, the same issues are often associated with church growth. Many churches

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