2018 Fundraising Trends: 5 Shifts That Will Impact Your Fundraising

| February 14, 2018

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As fundraisers, we have our work cut out for us. While outsiders may think all we do is mix and mingle with our major donors, in reality, fundraising is about building relationships, analyzing data, creating strategies, understanding what’s going on in the world, and adapting to the philanthropic needs of our donor base.

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New Nonprofit Board Leadership: 3 Ways to Empower Your Board

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Nonprofit board leadership has always been a bit tricky for those in charge. Board chairs are, like the other members of the board, deeply invested in the success of the nonprofit itself. Further, they appreciate the connections being on a board affords. In addition, however, nonprofit board chairs and directors are also directly responsible for the cohesiveness, effectiveness, and, eventually, results of the decisions that are made. To this end, those that are the most impacted by these decisions should be on the lookout for new ways to empower boards to be effective and inventive. Nonprofits rely heavily on their boards for strategic decision making. Giving boards the right tools and resources to do so is half of the battle.

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How Technology Keeps You on the Leading Edge of Fundraising

Article | February 27, 2020

The process of taking an unknown prospect and moving them through the steps to ensuring they become a life-long major gift donor has not changed that much over the last few decades. From identification, qualification and discovery to cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, today’s nonprofits, healthcare organizations, and educational institutions are quite familiar with moving prospects through the donor cultivation cycle.

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What Your Nonprofit Can Do Now to Reduce Risks Relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Article | March 7, 2020

Coronavirus headlines are alarming. Many communities will be affected even if the spread of the virus remains contained. Beyond handwashing and other competent advice you’ve read over the last weeks that may help prevent the spread of illness, what steps should you take now to protect your staff and the people who depend on your services? This post will answer that question.

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Proactive Asset Maintenance for Nonprofits

Article | May 28, 2021

For small nonprofits struggling to keep pace with day-to-day work, planning ahead can seem like a luxury. Especially when it comes to IT asset maintenance: If everything is functioning well right now, why mess with it? But a little work now can save a lot of work in the future. It can also prevent downtime, security incidents, and other issues that can hurt your organization.

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Classy is a technology company that helps organizations mobilize their community to solve social problems more effectively and efficiently. Since launching in 2011, Classy has helped more than 2,500 social enterprises including Oxfam, The World Food Programme and National Geographic to raise hundreds of millions of dollars. Classy also hosts the Collaborative and Classy Awards to recognize excellence in social innovation. Based in San Diego, CA, Classy employs a staff of 200 people and is backed by investors including Mithril and Salesforce Ventures

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