Fundraising & Development

#TimeToRedefine: making a video invitation to join community

April 3, 2019
Learn how the nonprofit Thousand Currents produced an award-winning video to serve as a year-end fundraising tool and an invitation to become part of their community.

Recruit new supporters and advocates using Facebook Messenger

March 27, 2019
Learn how advocacy organizations like Movimiento Cosecha use automated Facebook Messenger conversations powered by bots to boost fundraising, awareness, advocacy, and engagement.

How to collect donor data without being annoying

February 27, 2019
Our February blog theme "For the love of data" closes out with this article on nuisance-free ways nonprofits can collect information from donors.

Tech trends for nonprofit communicators in 2019

February 20, 2019
Ready to experiment with new digital platforms or methods for your organization? The 2019 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report has insights and best practices from approximately 600 professionals surveyed last November.

For stronger fundraising, invest in data stewardship

February 12, 2019
Need to improve your donor data? Avoid the trending buzzwords, and go back to the basics with data stewardship.

Don’t let your fundraising strategy go to seed

January 23, 2019
NTEN's Membership & Engagement Director Lyndal Frazier-Cairns offers these tips on cultivating smart fundraising strategies all year long.

Five ways events can help you find new donors

November 19, 2018
Every nonprofit needs new donors. But how and where can you find them? Read this guide to using event fundraising for donor cultivation.

Unlock a Giving Tuesday donation match

November 14, 2018
On the biggest single giving day of the year, Facebook is running a match campaign for US-based nonprofits. Learn how to make the most of this match and activate your fundraising "deputies" on Giving Tuesday 2018.

Use your brand and engage donors this year-end season

October 5, 2018
It's never too early to get started on your year-end fundraising strategy, and I want to help make it easy—so let’s focus on the tools you already have: your brand and your donors.