Nonprofits Bad Reputation

Here is a lengthy article about statistics showing that some not for profit organizations are developing a bad reputation in polls by David Clayton, PhD, Vice President, Nonprofit and Social Issues Research Group, Harris Interactive.While a Third of Adults Think the Nonprofit Sector in the United States is Headed in the Wrong Direction, a Vast […]

Nonprofit Fundraisers

Read this informative article by Jacob Ackart, an experienced participant in Nonprofit Fundraisers:In a time when public and private philanthropic funds are shrinking, non-profits are scrambling to come up with bigger and better fundraisers to get their share of a smaller pie. In this difficult development atmosphere, non-profits must get the most out of the […]

Non-Profit Website Design

While it’s true that your non-profit website is the information center for your organization, and the way you let the world know about your programs and efforts, you may be missing out on one of the most powerful fundraising opportunities available.The Key To Fundraising Through Your WebsiteDesign and content – is that all there is […]

Nonprofit Website SEO Tips

Here is a helpful article by SEO Copywriter/Consultant, Scott Salwolke, who has spent 20 years assisting charities and non-profit agencies about Nonprofit Website SEO.Few organizations would benefit more from search engine marketing than charities. And yet most agencies still seem content with simply having a website. They don’t seem to realize the potential a successfully […]

Nonprofit Fundraising Myths

Helpful tips from Tony Poderis, a leading fundraising expert and author, about the truths and myths of Nonprofit Fundraising:When it comes to fund-raising, there are truths and myths. The truths illuminate the path to success. The myths speak with the dark voice of “conventional wisdom” of what can’t be done and won’t work.Throughout my career […]

Nonprofit Fundraising Relationships

This article on maintaining nonprofit fundraising relationships by Michelle Pearson, a long time fundraising professional in the nonprofit sector, predates most social media, but many of it’s points remain relevant.The golden key to effective fundraising is an organizations ability to manage relationships. While some may consider this an oversimplified explanation of a complex non-profit business […]

Nonprofit Fundraising Mistakes

I’m a board member of a local nonprofit and we are about to launch our annual campaign. Like other nonprofits in our community, we are facing a very competitive funding environment. There are more agencies seeking more money from more sophisticated donors.It’s enough to make you run for cover.How To Avoid Three Common MistakesThe reality […]

Donor Fundraising Articles

Here are our donor fundraising related articles grouped by category of donor management, donor recognition, or donation letters.Donor ManagementDonor Management Tips – Ten donor management tips you can use to develop your donor base – Why fundraising is equivalent to friend raising and what it means to your approach.Fundraising Management – Tips on maximizing capital […]

Non-Profit Fundraising Advice

Here are some resources for non-profit fund raising activities, online fundraising tips, and website design advice. Non-profits face a bigger challenge raising necessary funds every year and these are some of our best articles.Non-Profit ResourcesNonprofit eBay Fundraiser – Putting together a nonprofit eBay fundraiser – How eBay’s Giving Works program can help your nonprofit group […]

Internet Fundraising

There are a number of ways to raise funds by leveraging the communication power of the Internet. This article examines three popular online fundraising approaches through example web sites.Three Examples of Internet FundraisingInternet Fundraising with Affiliate Programs – SolvePoverty.comInternet Fundraising with ECommerce Portal – SmartMall.bizInternet Fundraising with Network Marketing – Permaworld.comAffiliate Programs – One […]

Charitable Giving Tax Law

Okay, nobody wants to think about taxes any more than they have to, but if you play a role in raising money for charity, you may need to brush up on some basics to be sure that you stay on the good side of Uncle Sam.Deductions for charitable giving have been affected by changes in […]