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June 30, 2018

10 Summer Fundraisers for 2018

Summer is finally here—the days are longer, the sun is brighter and the money-raising possibilities are endless. To ring in the season, here are 10 fun, unique and affordable summer fundraisers that will make everyone excited to give back. For each event, make sure you take the time to budget, set fundraising goals, find volunteers and—perhaps most importantly—advertise! All of these ideas are most successful with a high attendance rate, so market often on social […]
June 27, 2018

Why Your Nonprofit Branding Matters Now More Than Ever

We live in a world super-saturated with brands, logos, slogans and sponsors. It’s impossible to walk down the street or surf the web without experiencing commercial overload. Each and every day more brands are being introduced to the world, and, consequently, it’s becoming harder and harder to stand out from the crowd. Most of these brands are offering tangible products and services like sneakers or home security systems or internet service. But for us—for nonprofits—we […]
June 23, 2018

Why You Shouldn’t Rely on Grants to Fund Your Nonprofit

If you’re thinking about starting a nonprofit and the plan is to use grants alone to get it funded—think again. So many first-timers think grants are the way to go as their main funding source. But, typically, most granting organizations won’t do startup work. They tend to prefer organizations with a history of success and a set of results to base decisions off of. Sure, grants for new organizations are out there—I’ve talked before about how […]
June 20, 2018

What Type of Fundraiser Are You?

Every nonprofit has its own, unique approach to fundraising. If you’re a fundraiser, you may prefer to raise money online through social media, crowdfunding and emails, or maybe you like to stick to more traditional, in-person tactics. In the end, the method you choose doesn’t matter, as long as you’re gathering enough funds to make an impact and keep your organization afloat. However, it’s important to tailor to your strengths and make sure your fundraising style is […]