Topic: Fundraising

How many fundraising platforms do you have?

May 25, 2017
When it comes to fundraising platforms, it's all too easy to start using a shiny new tool and end up with several systems that don't talk to each other—leading to extra expenses and duplication of work. Find out how one organization evaluated and consolidated platforms, saving time and money.
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How to create a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign on Facebook

May 11, 2017
5 quick steps to empowering your supporters to fundraise for your nonprofit.

Celebrate the Change-Makers in Your Community

February 3, 2017
It's awards season, which means this is your chance to celebrate your own wins and the amazing work of other nonprofit technology professionals.
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Wanted: Your Fundraising and Marketing Know-How

December 23, 2016
NTEN is again teaming up with M+R on its Benchmarks Study: an in-depth look at nonprofit data, strategy, and trends. The study helps nonprofit fundraisers, organizers, and marketers make smart decisions based on the experiences of their peers. But we need your help.
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Finding and Retaining Donors: Cultivating Your Relationships

November 28, 2016
The average organization’s donor retention rate is 60%—how can nonprofits increase retention and find more new donors? From the Individual Donor Benchmark Report, some steps for cultivating relationships and tracking donors.

Sustaining vs One-Time Donors

September 19, 2016
This infographic shows trends in sustaining donors as compared with one-time donors, based on data from DonorPerfect.

Are You Creating a Culture of Philanthropy Among Your IT Staff?

July 26, 2016
Creating a strong culture of philanthropy requires everyone on the team to participate—including your IT staff.
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Is It Time to Ditch That Event?

July 22, 2016
Too many small nonprofits get on what I call the "special event hamster wheel" and they go from one event to the next. How do you know when to get off the wheel?
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Managing State Registrations for Email Fundraising

July 21, 2016
It's a fact: Thirty-nine states as well as the District of Columbia require charities and other nonprofit organizations to register in order to solicit donations within their jurisdictions. That means email.
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The Busy Board Member’s Guide to Fundraising

July 19, 2016
As a board member you have a responsibility to the organization, and that includes helping to make sure the doors are kept open and the programs are financially supported.