March 25, 2013

Why nonprofits have low retention rates (and how to fix it)

by John Haydon

Donor retention rates for nonprofits are staggering low as compared to the for-profit sector. Find out why donor retention should be a focus for your organization to keep funds flowing. Continue reading

March 4, 2013

8 tools to help you fundraise for a cause

by Lindsay Oberst

Trying to raise some money? Check out these eight tools to help you fundraise for a cause — whether an individual cause or for an organization or nonprofit. Continue reading

February 13, 2013

How to raise $1 million on Kickstarter

by Guest

Crowdfunding has revolutionized the way that entrepreneurs raise capital. Read up on the five commandments of getting ahead on Kickstarter and setting yourself apart from the competition. Continue reading

February 11, 2013

Nonprofits: Focus on donor retention in 2013

by John Haydon

Blackbaud’s Charitable Giving Report, published last week, shows that small nonprofits grew their fundraising 7.3% compared to 2011. See how different sectors performed and find out why donor retention is the focus for 2013. Continue reading

January 7, 2013

7 ways to increase your nonprofit’s donations

by John Haydon

The lifetime dollar value of a happy donor is much more than the value of a donor who only gives once. Keep current donors happy by saying thank you, making donating simple, showcasing your results and more. Read up on seven tips to keep donations coming in the new year. Continue reading

December 17, 2012

How to create an email drip campaign for your nonprofit

by John Haydon

Email is awesome for nurturing a peer-to-peer fundraising campaign. Follow this step-by-step guide to create a targeted drip campaign to encourage your subscribers to take action. Continue reading