Fundraising & Development

5 tips for a successful fundraising auction

May 16, 2018
Collecting key fundraising metrics is a valuable part of any fundraising event. Thoughtfully planning your auction and considering your exact goals well ahead of time will ensure a successful event that boosts engagement and raises funds.

Find the missing pieces of your fundraising strategy

May 11, 2018
If you want your nonprofit's worthy cause to stand out from the #GivingTuesday crowd and inspire your supporters, now is the time to start your plans.

2018 M+R Benchmarks Study

April 27, 2018
The M+R Benchmarks Study is your in-depth annual review of what’s working, what’s trending, and what’s changing for online fundraising, advocacy, and marketing.

Social fundraising has real-world value

March 12, 2018
Social fundraising is about getting the most out of what you're already doing. Harnessing the value of social fundraising can be a powerful tool to meet next-level fundraising.
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4 fundraising metrics to watch

February 15, 2018
Data-driven decisions continue to dominate the workplace, and a demand for leanness is inspiring nonprofits to find ways to turn their qualitative performance into a quantitative metric. Regardless of the size of your nonprofit, you can employ industry-leading analysis to improve your fundraising performance.
NTEN digital fundraising report 2018

Digital Fundraising Workbook for Nonprofits

February 1, 2018
Taking you step-by-step through the development of a successful strategy, this workbook helps you craft a plan that includes a single goal, clear objectives, and detailed, measurable tactics.

7 ways to make your first #GivingTuesday a fundraising success

November 15, 2017
For organizations that have never participated in Giving Tuesday before, it can feel overwhelming. These seven tips will help you meet your fundraising goals and engage new supporters.
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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.