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Building Donor Relationships With Direct Mail In A Digital World

There was a time not too long ago when digital channels like email, social media, and text messaging were seen as complementary to direct mail: the cornerstone of any robust donor communications strategy. Unfortunately, direct mail seems to have fallen out of favor with nonprofit communicators. Perhaps it’s due to the speed and ease through […]

Here are the 12 best online fundraising platforms for nonprofits.

Fundraising 05/17/23

12 Best Online Fundraising Platforms for Nonprofits

In today’s nonprofit fundraising landscape, virtual fundraising is the name of the... Read More

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Donor Management 01/16/23

PayPal for Nonprofits: The Basics + Useful Alternatives

We’ve answered common questions about PayPal for nonprofits so you can choose... Read More

Here are a few monthly giving program examples to help you gather ideas for your nonprofit's program.

Fundraising 11/26/22

5 Best Nonprofit Monthly Giving Program Examples

Inspire your creativity with these recurring giving program examples.

Honoring Women's History Month

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Insights 03/01/22

Women’s History Month: 11 Nonprofits That Are Advocating For Female Empowerment

This Women’s History Month, we’re proud to highlight the work of these... Read More

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Fundraising 03/05/21

Funding & Grant Resources For Women’s Empowerment Organizations

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, honoring the countless contributions women have... Read More

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Fundraising 08/03/20

How Nonprofit She’s The First Created A Successful Monthly Giving Program

Wouldn’t it be great if you could count on a group of... Read More

These are the best peer-to-peer fundraising platforms for nonprofits.

Donor Management 10/16/22

14 Best Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Platforms for Nonprofits

Whether you call it peer-to-peer fundraising, DIY fundraising, or social fundraising, giving... Read More

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Insights 01/05/22

These 3 Types Of Nonprofits Spend The Most On Advertising According To This 2021 Study

The Nonprofit Advertising Benchmark Study is a report from Whole Whale, a... Read More

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Fundraising 01/04/22

Fundraising Basics: Understanding the Donor Cultivation Cycle

In this blog post, I’m going to focus on something I think... Read More

Learn more about free fundraising software and other affordable nonprofit tools.

Donor Management 01/02/22

31 Free and Affordable Nonprofit Software Solutions

Whether you’re a brand new organization still waiting for funding or an... Read More

Secure End-Of-Year Donations

Year-End 12/10/21

5 Last-Minute Fundraising Tips To Secure End-Of-Year Donations

I know that this is a stressful time for fundraisers who are... Read More


Fundraising 11/29/21

How Investing In Ongoing Nonprofit Professional Development Keeps Fundraisers On The Ball And Ahead Of The Game

What do these scenarios have in common?   An organization in London raised... Read More