January 3, 2017
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Given that it's so technical, payment processing for nonprofits can seem like a daunting subject. However, considering that all online fundraising relies on payment processing, it's important for organizations to have a basic understanding of this process and the tools they need to carry it out effectively.
This November, use social media for good and make progress toward your fundraising goals by getting #GivingTuesday trending.
Are you busy planning your end-of-year fundraising campaign? Wouldn’t it be great if it was all mapped out for you? Like a list of what to do each month between now and December 31?
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.
If you work in advancement at a private or independent school, you know all of your hard work and hours spent fundraising are well worth it when you see students excelling in their academic pursuits. In order to get to that point and watch your school flourish as the top-tier educational institution that it is, you’ll need equally top-tier fundraising strategies.
Mobile fundraising is the raising of money for a nonprofit or faith-based organization that involves donors giving through their mobile devices. These mobile devices can be smartphones or tablets, and the whole point of mobile fundraising is that it makes giving easy, quick, and accessible from anywhere.
A formalized major gift proposal, whether mailed in a letter or delivered in presentation format, has to hit certain beats.
When it comes to acquiring and retaining donors, it’s somewhat surprising that so many nonprofits seem to disregard younger audiences. Many times, organizations cling to the perception that because these individuals are younger and have less money, their contributions aren’t worth the time and investment. But for those organizations who have taken the time to invest in this Millennial generation, the rewards are often quite impressive.
A major gift calculator, often called a gift chart, helps organizations plan for their next fundraising campaign or event. When designed and used correctly, the gift calculator will tell you how many prospects you need at every giving level to reach your overall fundraising goal.
If you’re new to matching gifts, investigating companies with programs is like opening a door to a whole new universe.
The Salsa and Double The Donation integration allows nonprofit organizations using Salsa Engage to plug-in the Double the Donation Matching Gifts Tool on any donation page or donation confirmation page. Launch your matching gifts strategy and start multiplying contributions.
You’ve got a million things to do, but you’re starving, so you grab a quick bite from the local sandwich shop. Promoting matching gifts is a lot like that efficient food option... The advertising doesn’t have to take a lot of time, but it can leave you feeling very satisfied when your donations are doubled through corporate matching gift programs.