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January 16, 2019

7 Tips on Asking for Donations — It’s Intimidating, We Get It

When it comes to asking for donations, most of us head for the hills. We get it. It’s intimidating to ask other people to part with their hard earned cash. They might ask, “Why?” And we might not have a great answer. At its heart, fundraising is helping others connect an existing passion directly to your cause. We don’t convince donors. We help them realize that they already care. Once donors believe that your cause […]
January 14, 2019

[PODCAST] What’s Next? with Amy Eisenstein

In this episode of What’s Next?, Randy talks with author, speaker, trainer and fundraising expert Amy Eisenstein. They focus primarily on nonprofit capital campaigns and what they might look like in the years to come. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE is an author, speaker, and trainer and the creator of Mastering Major Gifts, a 7 week online course. Her published books include: Major Gift Fundraising for Small Shops, Raising More with Less, and 50 A$ks in 50 Weeks. […]
January 11, 2019

How to Start Your Own Nonprofit Sponsorship Program

Most nonprofits don’t have a surplus of cash on hand. In fact, most small to mid-size nonprofits struggle to maintain enough funds to continue their regular programming. A potential solution to this issue is a sponsorship program, a tit-for-tat transaction between your nonprofit and another company, be it a for-profit or not. Sponsorship programs aren’t for every organization, but they can provide some much-needed relief when money is tight. If you’re considering starting your own, […]
January 9, 2019

4 Social Media Features to Add to Your Organization’s Routine

Social media has come a long way in an unbelievably short amount of time, partly because our favorite apps are constantly experimenting with new features that keep us on our toes. Staying up to date on all these new social media features can be overwhelming. Let’s go through some of the basics so you can make an informed decision on which features you should be taking advantage of. 1. Hashtags (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter) If you’ve […]