In general, it goes without saying that you should be sure to thank donors to your cause. Without their donations, your organization wouldn’t be able to perform its good work. Your donors believe in what you do enough to commit their financial resources to help you succeed. Pretty clearly, a thank you is in order
In this episode, Gabe Cooper talks to Heather Hiscox – Co-founder and Co-director at Moves the Needle – about innovation and challenging how nonprofits think about growth, risk and continuous improvement.
The NextAfter Team put on a top-notch conference this week in San Antonio! They had the best and brightest fundraisers, consultants, and agencies from around the country presenting over 2 days and live-streamed the entire event. If you weren’t able to attend or missed the live-stream, now’s your time learn all the insights the attendees
Don’t have time to listen to our entire podcast? No worries. We carved out an additional 10 minutes with Brad Davies for this “Fast Takes with Top Fundraisers” video that you won’t hear in the podcast. Tune in and let us know what you think of this new format! [Gabe] Hey, this is Gabe Cooper
If we played a word association game, and I said, “Girl Scouts!” a whole bunch of people would answer, “Cookies!” The Girl Scouts run one of the most iconic fundraisers in America, but they aren’t alone amongst pint-sized fundraisers. Students, clubs, church groups, and individual kids who care about causes are some of the most
Closing the Impact Gap of Nonprofits There are countless nonprofits around that world that aren’t reaching their full potential, with a gap widening between what their impact is and what it could be. Trent Dunham believes these organizations are often weighed down by misconceptions about the fundraising process, including donors’ giving habits. As president of
If you’re reading this post, it’s likely you are trying to keep your head above water with all of the various hats you wear. Working for a nonprofit can be overwhelming. It’s not just your job, it’s your passion and, for some, your identity. The stakes go up, the pressure is on, and now you’re paralyzed by
Fundraising galas are one of the biggest development activities for many nonprofits. They might range in size, but they are a lot of work no matter how many guests you are expecting. It’s important to have a communication strategy and plan mapped out for your gala invitations and appeals. You need to know who you’re
Is your nonprofit missing out on thousands in free services and technology? When I have a chance to talk with nonprofit businesses they are often surprised at how many things they can get for free…yes $0 cost! As a valid 501(c)(3), nonprofits are eligible for free software, apps, professional services, products and so much more.
Do you struggle with time-consuming and frustrating gift processing? Do you wish you could find a tool to streamline the process and make it less burdensome that was affordable? Gift processing is the most critical and dreaded function for every nonprofit organization. It takes forever and mistakes are inevitable, requiring work to be redone. It’s