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 […]
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
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
Donor retention tips to help you make the most of your year-end appeals “Donor retention” is one of the most heated topics of discussion in the nonprofit sector. How do you keep donors engaged? And how do you ensure they’ll donate again? What makes donors leave? It seems nonprofits are still figuring this out. According
Charity golf tournaments are major money-makers. They bring serious golfers and serious philanthropists together for a cause, and they can be absolute game-changers for nonprofits. And, as a bonus, they generally require less time and effort to plan than your average charity gala! But how does charity golf tournament planning work? Can you pull it
Photo by waferboard In order to climb Mount Everest, you have to establish a series of intermediate goals that are specific and attainable. You can’t just wake up one day and decide, “Hey, I know what I’ll do with my life! I’m going to climb the biggest, baddest mountain on the planet!” That won’t work.
Photo by mimitalks When a company creates a new product or even updates an existing product, they are sure they are going to make a huge impact on the entire industry. How could you not fall in love with this innovation? This creativity? So it is with NPOs and their causes or missions. The objectives
Photo by beegeye Whether we like it or not, the fact is that being found easily on search engines, especially Google, is still a very important part of the marketing game. Indeed, with the near extinction of resources like phone books, web search is perhaps the best possible way people can find you and your
“Is it working?” This on the surface seems like such a simple question to answer. It’s yes or no, right? As an NPO, if you begin the implementation of a social media campaign, you probably assume that you will know fairly quickly if it is working or not. If your goal is to increase contributions,
Photo in Creative Commons Many people in the world of causes and NPOs say that they got started because they felt they had a calling. That is not the kind of call I want to talk to you about today, however. I mean something much more traditional and old-fashioned. I mean answering the phone call.