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5 Steps to Planning an Advocacy Campaign

Online Advocacy

A professional chef plans out her five course meal. A teacher lines up his lesson plan. A paperboy maps out his route. And...an advocate plans out an advocacy campaign. 

Topics: Advocacy

Major Gifts Officer: FAQ

Major Gifts

If you want to succeed in major gift fundraising, you need a staff member to lead the charge. For most nonprofits, that position is filled by the major gifts officer. 

Topics: Strategy

5 Tips for More Effective Member Engagement

For organizations with membership programs, finding a way to consistently engage members on a long-term basis often feels easier said than done.

Topics: Strategy

6 Ways Charity Auction Software Can Support Your Next Auction

Charity auctions have been a staple of nonprofit event fundraising for years, but that certainly doesn't mean they've grown stale!

Topics: Strategy

Nonprofit Payment Processing for Newbies: The Crash Course

Supporter Engagement

Topics: Strategy

9 Outstanding Online Fundraising Ideas to Try in 2017


Supporter Engagement

Topics: Fundraising

How Crowdfunding Can Help Nonprofits Raise More Money

Peer to Peer

Topics: Fundraising

20 Key Performance Indicators Nonprofit Management Needs to Track

When it comes to determining how efficiently your nonprofit operates, there’s nothing quite as helpful as a large pool of accurate, relevant performance indicators that can objectively show you exactly how well you’re doing.

Topics: Strategy

7 Tips to Convince Your Board to Invest in Fundraising Software

Supporter Engagement

You've done all the research, weighed all the options, and finally decided to make the jump. You're ready to invest in nonprofit fundraising software.

Now, the only thing standing between you and more successful fundraising efforts is having to convince your board.

Topics: Supporter Management

8 Steps to Incorporate Mobile Fundraising into Your Advocacy Campaign

Online Advocacy

If you're in the business of advocacy, chances are you're a passionate individual. You think globally and act locally. You care about having your voice and the voices of those you advocate for heard above the fray.

Whether you're lobbying, litigating, educating, or organizing for your cause, there's one common factor that all groups have to consider: funding.

Topics: Advocacy Fundraising

Ultimate Guide to Fundraising Software

Choosing the right software is a critical decision for any nonprofit organization.

Topics: Supporter Management Advocacy Fundraising Peer to Peer