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November 24, 2020

Today’s Talk with Jim Blue

This week, we sat down with Jim Blue, executive director of CEDARS. CEDARS is a nonprofit organization that cares for vulnerable children and families in Southeast Nebraska. Emergency shelter and foster care training are just a couple of the many resources they offer. This year, to keep essential services going as needs grew, it was important for them to do a capital campaign. Jim talks about how and why to fundraise during a crisis, even […]
November 26, 2020

How to Boost Online Donor Retention

Your nonprofit’s donor retention rate is the percentage of donors who give from year to year, or over any other specific time period. It’s probably one of the most critical metrics you should be studying in 2021.  Your ability to retain donors and keep them engaged can directly impact your nonprofit for a few reasons: Retained donors can be more easily guided towards making larger gifts in the future. Building a solid base of retained […]
December 1, 2020

Today’s Talk with Ross Kimbarovsky

This week, we spoke with Ross Kimbarovsky, founder of Crowdspring. For over twelve years, Crowdspring has created designs for all kinds of organizations. They are passionate about making great design affordable. They also love to help nonprofits. Give Back is a Crowdspring project helping nonprofits that can’t afford expensive design services. Learn how to apply for this program in the video! In today’s conversation, Ross also shares the psychology behind marketing a nonprofit. He has […]
December 3, 2020

6 Tips for Your Year-End Giving Campaign

If you’ve lived even a day as a member of the nonprofit community, you know how huge the holiday season is. Temperatures are dropping and sleigh bells are ringing. Everyone’s in a more giving mood with a cup of cocoa in their hands, surrounded by their loved ones.  This is the perfect time to start your year-end giving campaign ― if you haven’t already. Nearly a third of all annual giving happens in December. While […]