General Fundraising

20 Creative Workplace Fundraising Ideas

Raising money for charity at your workplace not only helps your business make a difference in your community, it can give your staff a morale boost and build camaraderie among colleagues. But it can be overwhelming to decide what kind of fundraiser is right for your workplace — there are so many causes, platforms and ways to …

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15 Creative Education Fundraising Ideas

Who remembers selling wrapping paper or candy bars in school? How about collecting proofs of purchase from cereal boxes? Education fundraising is part of the school experience for most of us. But even as fundraising elsewhere has evolved and moved online over the years, schools tend to return to the same education fundraising ideas year …

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What NPOs Can Learn from America’s Worst Charities

Photo by eLKayPics The Tampa Bay Times recently published the 2014 edition of “America’s Worst Charities.” The value of this resource to potential donors is obvious. If you know that most of the money you are donating will end up going to solicitors or administrative costs instead of to the actual cause you want to …

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How to Best Reach Today’s High School Graduates

Believe it or not, people who were born in 1996 just graduated from high school. I know, it makes me feel old, too. It might seem like right now it is not important to understand how high school graduates in 2014 are using social media platforms. After all, most high school students don’t have the …

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What the heck is a Donor Advised Fund and why should I care?

If you’re like most nonprofits, you’ve probably never heard of a DAF (donor advised fund). But you do know how the Internet has changed everything about how people give money to nonprofits. The internet has changed how people research causes, stay in touch with their favorite nonprofits, and donate to nonprofits. Donor Advised Funds, like …

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