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Our Most Popular Fundraising Posts Of 2017!

most popular fundraising articles of 2017

Happy New Year! Another year full of successes, drama, happiness, hardship and personal growth and challenges has gone by. We learned from failures, rejoiced in what went well, hopefully took a break and are ready to do it all over again! Because of you and the groups you are working for, or with, our world […]

Gun Violence Research And Public Funding for Gun Ranges – What Nonprofits Need To Know

gun violence research and public funding for gun ranges

What should the government do with tax revenues? This is the age-old question of appropriations that applies to all Americans. As more and more federal grant dollars are drying up, nonprofits might be particularly concerned with how tax dollars or public revenues are re-granted – and to whom. Millions of dollars are granted annually to […]

4 Ways Foreign Aid Helps Your Community

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It is logical to think “Why give tax dollars and charitable dollars abroad when so many people are suffering in America?” The reality, however, is that there is a long list of seemingly unconnected benefits to Americans for giving tax dollars as well as private dollars as foreign aid. Those benefits are tangible and intangible […]

5 Clever Ways To Boost Donations – Fundraising in the New Presidential Era

fundraising in a new presidential era - 5 clever ways to boost donations

Every new president brings policy and economic changes that affect charities and their fundraising.  Possibly never before has the nation been so uncertain about the future than with the new Trump administration, however. Changes can be good for you – if you adapt with them to keep being successful. Here is what you need to know about how […]

Q & A with Linda Kissam, Nonprofit Consultant and Instructor at Ed2Go

nonprofit consultant Linda Kissam

I’m excited to present this interview with Linda Kissam, who has over 20 years experience in nonprofit education and consultation, public relations, media outreach and also freelance travel writing. Her clients include nonprofits, wineries, and wine related businesses and online publications. She serves on numerous nonprofit boards and consults with startup and established nonprofit agencies, […]

Our Most Popular Articles from 2015!

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Put your group on the fast track to achieving its best year by revisiting the strategies outlined in our most popular content of 2015! These are the articles our readers found most helpful and shareable, providing useful information and dynamic tools. While these articles cover a wide variety of issues, we’ve loosely grouped them in […]

Our Most Popular Fundraising Posts in 2014

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Thank you all for stopping by, leaving comments, asking questions and reaching out! Together we can make a difference in this world. It’s always a challenge to convince others of the worthiness of a cause and to raise enough funds to enable us to keep doing our important work. But despite the challenges, we keep […]

The Dojiggy Giving Program: Nominate Your Organization for a $1,000 Award!

The is a post from our sponsor Dojiggy: Every year, non-profits and charities help to make the world a better place. They clean up parks and beaches, work towards a cure for cancer and other illnesses, and feed the hungry and homeless. We at Dojiggy work with many of these wonderful charities every day, and […]

Fundraising Product Giveaway!

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Yes, online fundraising is as popular as ever and it can be very lucrative as well. But there is still a lot of room for a good old-fashioned product fundraiser like snacks, t-shirts, groceries, baked goods, you name it! With a product fundraiser you can also engage a young sales force and supporter force which […]

2012 Recap: Online Fundraising Steadily Increasing

A big “thank you” to our readers for your continued support! With the help of your suggestions and comments we’re able to tailor our content to your interests and create a helpful resource for new and experienced fundraisers and volunteers. To send your feedback now, simply hit “reply” if you’ve received this in your inbox, […]

2011 Recap: Diversification Important for Fundraisers

As 2011 comes to an end, we’d like to thank you, our readers, for your continued support of! Please keep sending your comments and suggestions so we can continue to post useful fundraising information and more new fundraising ideas in the coming year! 2011 donation statistics won’t be in for a while yet, but […]

Quick Giveaway: Win an iPod Touch 32 GB!

Update: We have a winner!! Congratulations to Lisamaria Martinez!! Her favorite charity is the Lighthouse of the Blind for San Francisco. ——— You may be all wrapped up in working on your last fundraising campaign for the year and taking advantage of the fact that most donations are made within the last three months of […]

Fundraising Survey – 7 Questions – Results

We had asked our readers seven questions in our survey in October and, as promised, here are the results. If you missed it and you’d like to answer a few questions about fundraising, click here to participate. We will keep the survey open for another few days. Thank you to everyone who participated! Your answers […]

Fundraising Products Made in the USA

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Many of you have probably already been part of a fundraiser that sold products made outside the USA. Wouldn’t it be great if your favorite fundraising products were made in the US? Why buy fundraising products made in the USA? Why not make an effort and seek out US companies that sell fundraising products made […]

Fundraising Survey – 7 Questions

This is our first fundraising survey and we hope that you’ll participate! We limited it to 7 questions and will share the results with you in a couple of weeks. Do you have a question you would like to ask other visitors to this site? Then please leave it in the comments below and we’ll […]