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3 Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Monthly Donations

3 Ways Nonprofits Can Increase Monthly Donations

Nonprofits and charities have many similarities to for-profit businesses but they also face some challenges that for-profit businesses do not. For-profit businesses have a product or service to offer to a client or consumer. The more the client or consumer likes the product or service, the more likely that client or consumer will be to buy even more products or services from the business. 

Fundraising Trends for 2020

Fundraising Trends for 2020

Fundraising shifts have been occurring over the last few years, according to Chronicle of Philanthropy Association of Fundraising. As 2020 approaches, development departments across nonprofits are gearing up to raise funds for great causes, while trying to implement workplace shifts and fundraising strategies that speak to today’s current climate.

Using Social Media to Enhance Your Charitable Cause

Using Social Media to Enhance Your Charitable Cause

Social media isn’t just good for business; it can also be used to help you garner support for your charitable cause. Some practices can be used in exactly the same way that commercial businesses employ them, while other practices may require minor adjustments. If you don’t know much about social media marketing, these tips can help you use your organization’s social media presence to spread awareness and support for your cause.

Smartphone Apps are Making it Easier to Donate

Smartphone Apps are Making it Easier to Donate

We are the sum of our habits an d no habit is as pervasive as using your smartphone to fill idle moments. Luckily app developers and nonprofit organizations have found ways to turn those spare moments into opportunities for good. Let’s face it, most of us don’t have the time or the resources to make the changes in the world we want to see. But these apps allow us to support those who do in little ways every day.

Donating on a Budget

Donating on a Budget

We’ve discussed many different topics surrounding philanthropy, charity, and why it’s important.  One of the many reasons why people may hesitate to give back to a charity or other organization can be due to their own financial health.  Are they making enough money to...