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Two Ways Nonprofits Get Donor-Centered Fundraising Wrong

Clairification

I find a widespread misunderstanding about the notion of what constitutes being donor-centered. It derives from two misconceptions: Assuming people don’t want to be asked. Spending all your time on cultivation, assuming folks don’t need an ask and will simply give spontaneously as a result of being wooed. Both of these rationales short-change your would-be donors.

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How to Get Funding for a Nonprofit: Tips on Tapping into 12 Top Funding Sources

Wild Apricot

Knowing how to get funding for a nonprofit is the first step towards success! Discover the pros & cons of the most common nonprofit funding sources.

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Spotlight State: Colorado

GrantNews

The State of Colorado is a high class state! That is to say, Colorado is the home of the city of Denver – known as the “Mile High City.” It has an elevation of 5,280 feet above sea level, which is EXACTLY ONE MILE UP! As for the State of Colorado, most folks know it as the “Centennial State” because it became a state in 1876 – exactly 100 years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

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7 Tips On How To Build An Effective Outreach Strategy

GiveSmart

“Strategy without tactics is the slowest path to victory. Tactics without strategy are the noise before defeat.” – Sun Tzu Building an effective nonprofit outreach strategy must be approached thinking about everyone your organization touches: recipients, donors, sponsors, partners, volunteers, board, and employees of the organization. What exactly do we mean by outreach?

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As the Number of Donors Continues to Drop, Monthly Giving Could Be a Solution

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Year-end giving was down 2.8 percent compared to 2022, according to a new study. Donor participation fell across the board. By Emily Haynes Getty Images Year-end giving was down 2.8 percent compared to 2022, according to a new study. Donor participation fell across the board.

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The Wind Is at Your Back. What Are YOU Going to Do?

Veritus Group

Fundraising reports are predicting that giving will expand in the years ahead. Now's the time to focus on mid-level and major gift fundraising. The post The Wind Is at Your Back. What Are YOU Going to Do? appeared first on Veritus Group.

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Podcast: Transforming Challenges into Success: A Comprehensive Look at Capital Campaigns in the Nonprofit Sector

Capital Campaign Pro

Season 3, Episode 53 In this episode, we dive into an enlightening conversation with Esther Landau, the Senior Director of Advancement at The Arc of San Francisco. Join host Amy Eisenstein as she explores the strategic planning and execution behind successful capital campaigns, focusing on The Arc’s innovative approach to expanding its programs and services. […] The post Podcast: Transforming Challenges into Success: A Comprehensive Look at Capital Campaigns in the Nonprofit Sector a

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Granddaughter of Megadonor Gert Boyle Digs Into Rural Philanthropy in New Podcast

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

One theme: the surprising overlap between urban and rural needs By Ben Gose One theme: the surprising overlap between urban and rural needs

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4 Insights From Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report’s 2023 Data

NonProfit PRO

The Fundraising Effectiveness Project revealed its quarterly fundraising data for 2023. Here are four insights from the report.

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Union College Lands $40 Million From Texas Instruments CEO

The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Plus, four other colleges and universities received big donations, including Clark University, which got $10 million for its new School of Climate, Environment, and Society. By Maria Di Mento Plus, four other colleges and universities received big donations, including Clark University which got $10 million for its new School of Climate, Environment, and Society.

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Fundraising Weekly - April 9, 2024

Soapbox Exchange

Issue 193 Happy Tuesday, Fundraisers! Did you manage to catch a glimpse of yesterday's eclipse? It was delightful to take a break during lunchtime and see so many neighbors gathered on their porches and rooftops, sporting eclipse glasses and gazing skyward. I hope you had some time to enjoy the astronomical event! Keep scrolling for expert fundraising insight related to Gen Z donors, data security, and AI for fundraising.

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ST (Stephen Thomas Ltd) Launches STella!, New Digital Fundraising Division

NonProfit PRO

ST launched STella!, its new digital fundraising division that focuses on online experiences and brand response fundraising tactics.

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How To Track Your Expenses From An Awarded Grant | Instrumentl

Instrumentl

After securing a grant, learn how to effectively manage and allocate funds to ensure compliance, transparency, and successful project implementation with practical tips and expert insights.

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Candid’s DEI commitment, today, and for the future 

Candid

Candid’s DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) commitment statement provides general guidelines and insights as to how the organization supports, prioritizes, and maintains an inclusive work environment that fosters a sense of belonging and trust. The full statement is as follows: Candid is committed to creating an environment where our employees and stakeholders feel safe and supported showing up as their whole selves.

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Top 10 Ways to Use AI in Fundraising Today

OneCause

Check out our top ten ways you can use AI in your nonprofit to help you save time, deepen donor relationships, and boost revenue.

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Stephen Thomas Ltd. Launches STella!, New Digital Fundraising Division

NonProfit PRO

Stephen Thomas launched STella!, a new digital fundraising division that focuses on online experiences and brand response fundraising tactics.

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Introducing Instrumentl’s Spring 2024 Release | Instrumentl

Instrumentl

The grant management landscape is evolving, and Instrumentl is keeping you at the forefront. We’re excited to release EVEN MORE tools that give you full control of your entire grant life cycle.

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7 Time Leaks That Are Zapping Your Nonprofit Productivity

Get Fully Funded

Your most precious resource is time. If you had more time, you could get more done. Right? More time to get organized. More time to plan. More time to respond to emails and voicemails. More time to THINK and not rush through everything. The problem is that time is a limited resource. We each get 24 hours in the day. No more. How you spend it is up to you.

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9 Tips for Planning a Nonprofit Giving Day

Qgiv

Most people are familiar with Giving Tuesday —a single 24-hour day of giving on the Tuesday after American Thanksgiving. But Giving Tuesday doesn’t have to be the only nonprofit giving day on your organization’s fundraising calendar. With the right fundraising software to design effective donation pages and a solid marketing plan, you can host a special giving day for your organization that’ll inspire your supporters to give.

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Nonprofit Newsletter Rescue! Simple Strategies — Big Results

Just Write Grants

Does wrangling content for your nonprofit's newsletter feel most like: a) A walk in the park with a basket full of adorable puppies? b) Chasing butterflies through a hurricane? c) Herding cats hopped up on catnip? If you answered B or C, you're definitely not alone. Countless nonprofit heroes like yourself struggle with crafting compelling content that resonates with your audience.

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Key Takeaways from the OMB’s Uniform Guidance Revisions

Grants Plus

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced the most substantial updates to the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Uniform Guidance – a government-wide framework for grants management – since its inception ten years ago. According to The White House, the revised OMB guidance reduces burdens on grant recipients and increases transparency with respect to more than […] The post Key Takeaways from the OMB’s Uniform Guidance Revisions appeared first on Grants Plus.