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Participating in a Giving Event: Everything You Need to Know

Participating in a giving event? We’ve got everything you need to run a winning a giving event campaign. Participating in a giving event is an excellent way to broaden your donor base, acquire new supporters, and engage your community. But how do you run a campaign? What are giving events all about? And, importantly, how do …

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How to Ask for Sponsorship

Learn how to ask for sponsorship, whether your nonprofit is looking for event sponsors, ongoing partnerships, or help with a specific campaign. These 11 tips will help you determine how to ask for sponsorships! Nonprofit fundraising is all about asking. But even for nonprofits that have gotten the hang of asking donors down pat, it …

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20 Church Fundraising Ideas

Church fundraising ideas to help you raise money, engage members, and help your community! 20 church fundraising ideas to help inspire your next campaign. Faith organizations are a mainstay on Mightycause. Church fundraising on Mightycause is diverse — we host everything from mission trip fundraisers, fundraisers for specific programs, to holiday fundraisers. These church fundraising …

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Year-End Fundraising: 13 Steps to Raise More

13 year-end fundraising tips to help nonprofit bring in more donations, engage donors, and hit year-end fundraising goals. December is the biggest month of the year for nonprofit donations. An estimated 31% of all charitable giving happens in December, with about 12% of donations being made on the final three days of the year. Why …

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Tools to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Year-End Gift Size

With end of year fundraising reaching its peak in December, now is likely the time you are reviewing your moves management practices. Moves management is the process by which to move your donors down the funnel into major gifts. “With each step in the process, you hope to increase your donor’s awareness, interest and commitment …

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Year-End Fundraising Guide: Email Strategy and Best Practices

Email strategy can make or break a fundraising campaign. And during year-end, most people are inundated with emails. Holiday sales, coupon codes, charities soliciting donations. It’s hard to rise above the din of new email notifications this time of year. And having your emails opened, and links and buttons clicked, is essential. Here are some …

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How to Get People to Donate NOW: Year-End Messaging That Works

It’s crunch time for year-end fundraising. The last three days of the calendar year are the highest volume days for nonprofit fundraising. So, it’s important that your year-end messaging be on point. Your appeals need to be tailored to encourage people to give now, not later. But how do you do that? How do you optimize your emails …

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10 Fundraising Tips for Year-End

The end of the year is the busiest and most generous time of the year for giving. What does your nonprofit have planned to make the most of this critical time of the year? If you haven’t started planning your end of year fundraising strategy yet, don’t fret, Mightycause has you covered with 10 Fundraising Tips …

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