Successfully Transitioning Recurring Donors

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Nonprofits are increasingly finding themselves in a position where they must transition from one recurring donor processor to another, driven by a need for better functionality. This shift can be daunting, particularly given the potential risk of losing recurring donors if not managed correctly. However, with careful planning and a positive approach, this transition can […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2024

Global Accessibility Day (GAAD) 2024

May 16th, 2024 is the 13th annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! GAAD helps promote the conversation around creating accessible digital spaces to support the more than one billion people across the world who have disabilities or impairments. What Makes a Page Digitally Accessible? A 2020 study by WebAIM found that of over one million […]

How to Future Proof Your Tech Stack: Start With These Three Questions

popularity around the artificial intelligence tool Chat GPT, and how it can be used to assist with fundraising, advocacy, email

Given the many trends and rapid changes in nonprofit technology — such as the surge in popularity around the artificial intelligence tool Chat GPT, and how it can be used to assist with fundraising, advocacy, email, and so much more — accurately predicting the future is next to impossible.

Chat GPT for Your Nonprofit: Prompts & Insights From Our Community

Using chat GPT to write content for nonprofits

With the end of year giving season approaching, your team is only getting busier and could use an extra hand. Need help fine-tuning the language on that fundraising email? Want to creatively encourage some one-time supporters to become recurring donors? Ask Chat GPT for some help! Chat GPT is all the rage right now, and […]

Changing Your Nonprofit Fundraising Software: The Smart Way to Make It Happen

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The following guest article comes from nonprofit digital strategist Maureen Wallbeoff. Through helping nonprofits for over a decade, Maureen has developed a proven process that maps your nonprofit’s strategic and operational goals to the right platforms and business processes. Visit her website to learn more. Do you like your current fundraising software or are you […]

Top Donor Engagement Tips for End-of-Year Giving Success

boost your nonprofit’s year-end fundraising success with these proven donor engagement tips

Donor engagement is a critical component of a successful nonprofit fundraising initiative. And at the end of the year, giving is typically at an all-time high, spurred on by increasing levels of generosity throughout the holiday season⁠. That means strategically engaging with your supporters is a must.

10 Ways to Optimize Your Donation Page to Improve Fundraising Results

Fundraising for your nonprofit

The following guest blog comes from Mark Becker, Founding Partner at Cathexis Partners, one of our accredited partners for Implementation Strategy. For more than 20 years, Mark has supported hundreds of nonprofit online fundraising efforts. Fundraising for your nonprofit takes ongoing effort. Every campaign must target the right supporters with compelling messages through multiple channels. […]

Nonprofit Best Practices: 7 Tips for Higher Fundraising Email Open Rates

From Analysis to A/B Testing: Optimizing Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Emails Fundraising is a critical part of any nonprofit organization’s operations. It allows nonprofits to continue their essential work and support their causes. One of the most effective ways to raise funds is through email marketing. A 2019 report by Nonprofit Tech for Good found that […]

Where nonprofits can build community engagement after Twitter

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Twitter has had a pretty tumultuous year. It’s hard not to look away from the chaos and wonder what will happen next. Many nonprofits and cause-based organizations have found themselves asking if it’s still worth maintaining a presence on the social media platform. Numerous higher-ups have been quick to leave the company, while other troubles […]

Use Marketing Automation to maximize your GivingTuesday strategy

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For nonprofit marketers and fundraisers, GivingTuesday has been providing a huge bump in revenue since its inception in 2012. With its timing after Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it has also become synonymous with kicking off the year-end charitable giving season. It is a critical time for organizations to engage with donors and supporters […]

Everything nonprofits need to know about Google Analytics 4 (GA4)

Google Analytics GA4

Love it or hate it, Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is coming and the recommended July 1, 2022 deadline to prepare and pull your historical data is right around the corner. Are you ready for it?  We recently sat down with Eric Squair from our accredited partner, Data Habits in a webinar to discuss how nonprofits […]

5 tips for charity SMS campaign success

Nonprofit SMS Campaign

What’s one of the best ways to reach international audiences of every demographic, cheaply, and with open rates of 98%? Impossible, right? It’s actually very possible with SMS marketing. This highly personal form of communication is an important marketing tool for charities of all sizes because of its high engagement rates and straightforward messaging format. […]

5 tips for nonprofit SMS campaign success

Nonprofit SMS Campaign

What’s one of the best ways to reach international audiences of every demographic, cheaply, and with open rates of 98%? Impossible, right? It’s actually very possible with SMS marketing. This highly personal form of communication is an important marketing tool for nonprofits of all sizes because of its high engagement rates and straightforward messaging format. […]

How fundraisers can look after their wellbeing

Wellbeing

In the UK, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. Therefore, it’s so important that we look after our own wellbeing as well as that of our colleagues. Many charities in the sector rely heavily on fundraising to sustain their services, and look to their fundraisers to hit high (and sometimes […]

6 Nonprofit Technology Trends to Watch in 2024

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Updated 10/6/23 Technology is always changing and it’s nearly impossible to keep up with every new privacy update or algorithm change. Your nonprofit staff is trying its best to keep up with rising trends in nonprofit technology to ensure your fundraising and advocacy efforts are primed to succeed. Understanding the dominant trends in nonprofit technology […]