Download Your Multi-Channel Fundraising Campaign Worksheet [FREE]
Jul09

Download Your Multi-Channel Fundraising Campaign Worksheet [FREE]

We’ve added another advice and tips page to the website – this one covers online fundraising. So whether you are just getting started with raising money online or if you are looking for more advanced ideas, we’ve got you covered. Haven’t accepted online donations before? We’ll show you where to start with getting your website and email list in shape. Or if you have been taking donations through your...

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You’ve Just Been Promoted to Chief of Staff
Jul08

You’ve Just Been Promoted to Chief of Staff

I’ve had a wonderful time getting to know Leili Khalessi over the last six months as she participated in our Communications Director Mentoring Program. I think I learned as much from the experience as she did!  I see too many nonprofit communications directors who are treated like gophers, or the catch-all dumping grounds for work no one else in the office wants to do. But what if you could transform your role away from that and...

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Theresa Casey
Jul07

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Theresa Casey

Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. Theresa Casey is a very new nonprofit communicator (just about 8 months) and fundraiser for Kids Hope USA, a national nonprofit based in Zeeland, Michigan. A Grand Valley State University grad, she received her degree in Public Relations/Advertising and worked a rigorous sales job...

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers
Jul03

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Because of the US holiday tomorrow, here’s a very special Thursday edition of Mixed Links… The latest edition of the Nonprofit Blog Carnival is up! Wild Apricot has rounded up posts about nonprofit inspiration and innovation. From WYSIWYG to Flash Mobs, this 2014 Collection of Useful Nonprofit Communications Terms pretty much covers everything. Gail Perry has the Top 10 Major Donor Fundraising Trends for 2014-15. Looking...

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Rock the Socks Off Donors with a Fabulous Case for Support
Jul02

Rock the Socks Off Donors with a Fabulous Case for Support

Whether she actually asks it out loud or not, a donor’s first question is always: “Why Should I Give You My Hard Earned Money?” The answer to that question starts with your case for support. Your case for support explains what your organization does, why you do it, and why others should support you in doing it. With an irresistible case for support, you’ll quickly win donor support for your projects, programs,...

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Create a Marketing Team with Your Staff and Board (Even If They Don’t Know) [Free On Demand Webinar]
Jul01

Create a Marketing Team with Your Staff and Board (Even If They Don’t Know) [Free On Demand Webinar]

We’ve published another tips and advice page on our website! We’ve already told you about our new social media and email newsletter pages – where you can now find advice and tips based on your experience level. Now you can learn how to get your staff and board to help with your marketing efforts with our all new marketing team management tips page. If your staff isn’t quite on board with your marketing efforts,...

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