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November 30, 2018

11 Fail-Proof Ideas for Holiday Fundraisers

With the holidays just around the corner, spirits are high, our sense of community is strong and people are on the hunt for fun, festive activities—especially when they’re for a good cause. These holiday fundraisers are sure to help you spice up your year-end giving season! 1. Polar plunge challenge While the concept of giving money to jump into a freezing body of water may not sound very appealing to some, this fundraising trend has […]
December 3, 2018

Craft the Perfect Tagline for Your Organization

This article is sponsored by Briteweb. Back in the day, Mad Men called them “slogans,” but now they’re more frequently called “taglines.” In either case, they’re pithy little phrases that are generally paired with a logo, placed at the bottom of a print ad or email signature, or tacked on to the end of a TV spot. A good tagline is part of the three-legged stool that includes your organization’s name and logo. It’s a […]
December 6, 2018

How to Connect With 20-Somethings, by a 20-Something

We’ve been receiving a lot inquiries about how to engage with young people, specifically those in their 20s. It’s a reasonable request—before we know it, these folks will be the executive directors, board presidents, donors and volunteers of the nonprofit world. Luckily for those requesting help, nearly half of Nonprofit Hub’s readers are under 30, and, better yet, I’m a 20-something (though I’ve been told I have an “old soul,” whatever that means). I should […]
December 7, 2018

How to Gain Support for Your Niche Organization

Some organizations’ causes don’t attract donations as much as solving world hunger or helping abused animals, but it doesn’t mean they’re any less important. If your nonprofit has a niche cause and you’ve been struggling to find new supporters, these tips could help. Ask, ask, ask A lot of people with obscure causes are scared to make asks out of fear of rejection. But, as the saying goes, you miss 100 percent of the shots […]