Too frequently nonprofit organizations rush—enthusiastically and blindly—into a fundraising event after fundraising event. Avoid wasted time and funds by reflecting on their value and, if you do host one, preparing adequately.
Two main suggestions for those wishing to help support survivors of disasters reevaluate how they choose to respond.
Funding contests where groups compete to get the most votes to win money from a corporate partner are well intentioned, but hurtful to nonprofits.
The “sins” that foundation executives often cite in their work with nonprofit grantees.
Is your direct mail vendor ripping you off?
The 2019 Nonprofit Innovation & Optimization Summit hosted by NextAfter had a lot of extremely useful tips for fundraisers. At the same time, it had a major blind spot for providing comprehensive advice for nonprofit organizations.
Direct mail prospecting, sending letters to strangers who have a reasonable chance of being interested in your mission, remains the cheapest and most efficient way to acquire new donors.
Last Thursday, American Philanthropic and Philanthropy Daily convened fundraisers and nonprofit leaders in Philadelphia for an evening conversation on end-of-year fundraising. Here is a summary of the conversation.
Employing the right people is absolutely essential for running a successful nonprofit organization. Here are four questions to ask yourself to improve hiring at your organization.