Video is one of the best ways to inspire supporters. Here are 10 Video Campaign and Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits and Social Causes.
For other ways to get your supporters involved — even if you are graphically challenged — try How to Easily Create Professional-Looking CTAs [Calls to Action] in PowerPoint from Hubspot.
If you are having trouble getting funds for operating support, the Chronicle of Philanthropy shares some advice via this “ask an expert” post. Be sure to read the comments section and post any suggestion you might have as well.
The Chronicle of Philathropy also has an in depth look at How America Gives with data on donations in every state, city, and ZIP code.
I can’t remember the last time we didn’t have a Katya Andresen post in Mixed Links, but when you know your stuff like she does, it’s worth sharing! In Your Mission Is the Gift. Really. she, along with Jeff Shuck, tackle whether you should give gifts at events and to donors in general.
Farra Trompeter shares the survey results that framed her recent presentation Mixing Business and Pleasure: Managing Your Personal Brand in Social Media. Where do you and your staff fit it?
SOFII (Showcase of Fundraising Innovation and Inspiration) has some great features on their website. The SOFII Reading Rooms have top tips from fundraising leaders and the soon-to-be-added Fine Writing for Fundraisers should be great too!
Registration continues for our new e-clinic Donor Newsletters that Raise More Money, also with Tom Ahern. Tom can help your print newsletter raise more money.
Nonprofit Marketing Guide.com Webinars
For Pass Holders – September 4: Rethinking Your Nonprofit Newsletter
For Pass Holders – September 12: Creating Awesome Content: Ideas for Nonprofit Writers
Have a great weekend!