October 12, 2021
The next few months represent an important time for fundraising teams at nonprofits across the...
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With the end-of-year period quickly approaching, it’s a good time to audit your metrics to make sure your overall fundraising strategies are working as planned. In this article, you’ll find a list of 6 core nonprofit KPIs to help you monitor the health of your fundraising program and to compare your results to others across the nonprofit industry.
Apple has released its much-anticipated iOS15 software update which brings changes to how Apple devices handle privacy, especially for those using the native Mail App. We want to update you on the effect you will see with email open rates in your email marketing program.
Online fundraising is an essential part of every nonprofit’s overall fundraising strategy, and the 11 applications that follow are some of the best online fundraising tools we’ve found to help your organization boost its revenue.
Advocacy campaigns are the driving force of progress. They call attention to issues or problems, identify solutions, coordinate efforts of the masses, and work to bring about changes that will make our world a better place. The civil rights movement, environmental protection regulations, and modern workplace safety practices all started with advocacy campaigns.
Key performance indicators are the metrics that tell you how well your nonprofit is operating and whether you are hitting your goals. But it can be hard to know which nonprofit KPIs matter most and which your organization should be tracking.
Salesforce is an incredibly customizable CRM with a vast universe of integrations.
Donate buttons are crucial for driving conversions on your nonprofit website and to your overall fundraising strategy. Whether you incorporate donate buttons into your virtual fundraising forms, in emails, or as a simple call to action throughout your online and social assets, this guide will help you create a donate button that stands out and helps your organization raise the funds it needs to succeed.
Engage and change the world. That’s Salsa’s vision for social good organizations and the reason we get so excited when they execute successful advocacy campaigns using our software. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at a few of the early planning stages in any advocacy campaign - identifying the target who can bring about the change you desire and the people who influence that target. This is called “mapping your advocacy campaign” because we are developing a visual map of the people who will help us and how they relate to one another.
It’s not enough that we go directly to the target and lay out our case. Sometimes the person we need to convince isn’t going to listen to just one singular voice. We need to point our advocacy at the people who influence our target too. Their voices will lend credibility to our campaign because they are trusted friends and colleagues of our target and their opinions matter.
Remember, you can download the advocacy campaign planning worksheets in the appendix of Salsa’s Complete Guide to Digital Nonprofit Advocacy Campaigns and follow along with this post while you create your own advocacy campaign maps.
Email marketing is one of the most reliable and cost-effective marketing methods a nonprofit can put in place to reach potential supporters, donors, and advocates. In this article, we’ve put together 13 methods you can use to grow your nonprofit email list from zero to hero. Best of all, 10 of the 13 methods cost absolutely nothing to perform and you can get started right away.
The ever-increasing digital nature of event planning has thrown a virtual wrench into the fundraising gears of nonprofits large and small. So, over the past two years, Salsa has surveyed nearly 400 nonprofits in an effort to understand what they’ve done to successfully bring their offline events into the world of virtual nonprofit events.
If you're a nonprofit, chances are you rely on a constant stream of revenue to power the good work you do. The fundraising strategies you employ will be critical to your success in both the short term and the long term. It’s never too late to hone your strategy, and in this article we’ll give you 26 expert fundraising strategies to create and engage more donors, generate additional revenue, and take your nonprofit to the next level.
Most nonprofit fundraising strategies include a plan for online donations, event ticketing, and major gift programs. But one of the most overlooked ways to generate additional revenue is through corporate sponsorships.
In this article, you’ll learn all about nonprofit corporate sponsorships and how they can help your organization accomplish its mission and increase fundraising revenue.
A nonprofit content calendar can help you plan, organize, and implement a content strategy that promotes your organization’s programs and services on multiple platforms including the web, social media, email, and print.
The content calendar we recommend to all nonprofits is the same one we use at Salsa Labs for planning our own communications, and in this article, we’ll show you exactly how to use it. You can grab a copy of the templates here and follow along with the tutorial to customize it for your own use.