Write Your Own Appeal Letter and Raise More [Starts Next Week]
Mar02

Write Your Own Appeal Letter and Raise More [Starts Next Week]

If you want to write a direct mail appeal letter that will blow your supporters away (and raise more money), join us next week for: Writing Successful Direct Mail Appeal Letters In-House with fundraising expert, Tom Ahern BEGINS NEXT MONDAY, MARCH 7th Each session will be recorded. Tom Ahern has proven he can help nonprofits of all types raise a significant amount of money – especially with direct mail appeals. PLEASE NOTE:...

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How to Market Text-to-Give to Your Donors
Mar01

How to Market Text-to-Give to Your Donors

John Killoran, CEO of @Pay, got us started last week in Mobile Fundraising 101: The Basics. This week he’s back to show you how to market your mobile fundraising campaign. ~Kristina Guest Post by John Killoran Text-to-give technology gives you the best of both worlds: effectiveness and efficiency. It not only allows you to raise money from more donors on the go; it also allows you to do so almost instantaneously. Mobile...

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Mobile Fundraising 101: The Basics
Feb25

Mobile Fundraising 101: The Basics

We’ve had some questions about mobile fundraising so here’s John Killoran, CEO of @Pay, to get us started. He’ll be back soon with more details on how to raise money with mobile so stay tuned. ~Kristina Guest Post by John Killoran Deep down, all forms of communication (email, letters, phone calls, etc.) have similar goals to meet. They aim to send a message, to make an impact, to help the voiceless be heard, the...

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All Your 2016 Goals Start with This Statement [Only Chance in 2016]
Feb16

All Your 2016 Goals Start with This Statement [Only Chance in 2016]

If you want to raise more money in 2016, you first need to have a fabulous case for support or case statement. Your case for support explains what your organization does, why you do it, and why others should support you in doing it. It answers the #1 donor question: “Why Should I Give You My Hard Earned Money?” With an irresistible case for support, you’ll quickly win donor support for your projects, programs,...

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So, THAT Happened…In-the-Trenches Reflections on December Online Fundraising Campaigns (Add Yours!)
Jan14

So, THAT Happened…In-the-Trenches Reflections on December Online Fundraising Campaigns (Add Yours!)

OK, online fundraisers, nap time is OVER! The December fundraising season has come and gone. Some of you may still be crunching the numbers. Others may be on to the next campaign. Either way, it’s time to talk results. What worked? What didn’t? What did we learn, and how will we apply it to future campaigns? I asked a few in-the-trenches practitioners — from nonprofits large and small — to share reflections on their December online...

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Week of Freebies! Multi-Channel Fundraising Campaign Worksheet
Dec28

Week of Freebies! Multi-Channel Fundraising Campaign Worksheet

Happy Holidays! It’s that time of year where we show our readers some love with some FREE goodies.  Get a jump on your 2016 online fundraising campaigns — from your website to email appeals to social networks — with our Multi-Channel Fundraising Campaign Worksheet. This 11-page worksheet will walk you through creating goals for your campaign, as well as developing a theme and key messaging. You will also be able to...

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