Uncategorized

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

Read more

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

Read more

15
Apr

Virtual Fundraising: The Complete Guide for 2020 & Beyond

Between social distancing and shelter-in-place orders, the vast majority of fundraising events have been canceled over the next several months, and many organizations are worried about the stability of incoming revenue necessary to fund daily operations. Businesses all over the world have been negatively impacted by these changes, and the nonprofit sector has been particularly affected. Amid the current disruption

Read more

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

Read more

19
Oct

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,

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

13
Jul

Increase Volunteer Awareness with 4 Easy to Implement Strategies

Increasing volunteer awareness of your nonprofit’s opportunities is one of the biggest steps your organization can take to be successful. According to The National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are an estimated 2.3 million nonprofits registered in the United States alone. This statistic reinforces the need to promote awareness to potential volunteers who have plenty of options for which to

Read more