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April 2, 2018

Takeaways from Cause Camp 2018

Yet another Cause Camp is officially in the books. A special thanks to all who made it the best one yet. If you were unable to attend, or if you want to relive some of the magic, we’ve compiled our top takeaways from Cause Camp 2018. Stay tuned for more highlights and additional information about next year’s conference! Overhead myth The overhead myth was once again a big topic at Cause Camp. You know, “the […]
March 31, 2018

Nonprofit Budgeting: Making Money Go Further

This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine Here’s the biggest truth bomb that nobody is exclusively talking about when it comes to nonprofit finances: there’s no way for us to tell you exactly how your nonprofit’s budget should be spent. It would be easy to say “spend X amount of dollars on marketing, funnel X amount into your staff salaries, etc.” But the reality is that those numbers won’t be consistent for every […]
March 30, 2018

Your Nonprofit’s Checklist for Hosting Spring Fundraising Events

Spring fundraising season is upon us and the pressure is on for nonprofits to hit their goals at upcoming galas or events.  Here is a quick checklist to make sure your nonprofit is ready:
March 29, 2018

Ask Short Questions … and Hope for Long Answers: The Key to Donor Success

Ask short questions and hope for long answers. That’s one of my key mottos for fundraising. We’ve all been in a class or at a conference when someone got up to ask a question and delivered a soliloquy. When they finished we might even have wondered if there was a question! If you do that in fundraising, you’ll be dead in the water. As you start going on and on your donor’s eyes will glaze […]