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Salesforce Donation Processing: Understanding the Essentials

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How to Use Storytelling to Engage Donors

When we think of storytelling, we may think of childhood and bedtime stories. Yet storytelling has existed since the beginning of humankind. Cave drawings told stories before we developed the power of speech!

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5 Top Salesforce Apps and Integrations for Nonprofits

One of the reasons that Salesforce is the world's leading CRM is that it is incredibly customizable. With an extensive number of Salesforce apps and integrations available, you can ensure you get the most out of your CRM.

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Salesforce Fundraising Software: The Buyer's Essential Guide

Salesforce, the world's leading CRM, is used by nonprofits everywhere to store information about donors and details that will help them make stronger donation appeals in the future.

As a nonprofit professional, you know the value of streamlining your donor information with your other software solutions. In particular, storing data collected from your fundraising software can save your nonprofit an abundance of time in the future.

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7 Exceptional Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Best Practices

Without a doubt, peer-to-peer fundraising is among the most effective and engaging fundraising methods out there.

By accessing the power of your supporter community, your nonprofit can quickly reach its fundraising goals while making connections with new individuals to rally around your cause.

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Writing a Donor Acknowledgement Letter: 5 Common Questions

Your nonprofit’s donors are the backbone of your organization. Without their support, you wouldn’t be able to achieve your mission, advocate on behalf of your cause, or bring awareness to the issues you represent.

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7 Simple & Savvy Ways to Design an Outstanding Donation Page

When it comes to your organization’s online fundraising efforts, there’s no better recipe for success than designing an attractive and optimized donation page. After all, your donation page serves as the last point of engagement before donors give, so it’s important to make a great impression.

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10 Effective (and Easy) Online Donation Form Strategies

Online giving is the fastest, easiest, and most convenient way for your donors to give. Whether it’s contributing to your latest fundraising appeal, making a gift to your annual fund, or sending a donation via mobile device, your donors are opting more and more to make digital gifts.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Event Fundraising Software

If there’s one thing that’s true year after year, it’s that event fundraising is a key component of your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy.

Not only does your team rely on fundraising events to help you reach your campaign goals, but these events are also one of the most important tools in your arsenal that you can leverage to build sustainable relationships with donors, volunteers, and other supporters.

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10 Outstanding Online Fundraising Ideas to Try in 2018

 

Fundraising is an old game, so it can often seem like there's nothing new to try. It's often too easy to slip into feeling uninspired.

In reality, this couldn't be further from the case! There are always new and interesting ways to spice up your fundraising, and luckily, the rise of online giving and communication channels only opens up more possibilities for nonprofits.

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Top 11 Online Fundraising Tools Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

Fundraising is a crucial element in any nonprofit’s success. Without your fundraising and your donors, your organization has no financial backing and without financial support, how can you further your cause?

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