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Get The Most Out of Your Fundraising Event

Get The Most Out of Your Fundraising Event

If you’ve ever planned a fundraising event, you understand the months of planning and coordination that go into it. From securing sponsors to mobilizing volunteers, the process of executing a successful event can be all-consuming. With all of that hard work, you want to make sure that you get the most out of your event. Follow these tips to host a successful fundraising event.

How to Double Online Fundraising for Your Nonprofit

How to Double Online Fundraising for Your Nonprofit

Here’s a simple, straightforward formula that will allow you to double or even triple online fundraising for your nonprofit..

Many nonprofit organizations feel “burned” by online fundraising. Consultants, authors, and software vendors have been talking about the fundraising power of the Internet for the past 20 years, but far too many organizations have been disappointed by the results.

Individual Donor Benchmark Report Reveals Secret Sauce for Effective Fundraising

Individual Donor Benchmark Report Reveals Secret Sauce for Effective Fundraising

Are you wondering how your fundraising program is really doing? How you compare to your peers? Where you could be raising even more money? The Individual Donor Benchmark Report is for you!

Each year the IDB Report examines individual donor fundraising data from small and mighty organizations – those with budgets under $2 million. There’s no other source of this kind of information on average gift, retention rate, online giving, recurring donations, and much more.