Topic: Fundraising

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Why #GivingTuesday 2017 is the year for peer-to-peer fundraising

September 15, 2017
This year, you can leverage peer-to-peer fundraising to meet not only your #GivingTuesday goals, but to reach new supporters and increase your year-end giving overall.
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Winter is coming: Start preparing now for year-end fundraising

July 6, 2017
You’ve seen year-end fundraising before: you know that, however busy you are this summer, you’ll be busier come year-end. Anything you do now to set yourself up for stronger fundraising will help you succeed when it matters.
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Meet your donors where they are

June 1, 2017
The data indicates that SMS donations can increase your overall reach, giving you new audiences that you wouldn't otherwise be able to connect with. As younger audiences have begun to move away from traditional giving and towards mobile giving, adding this technology to your fundraising mix means your nonprofit will be better positioned to meet prospective donors where they are.

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.