How it Works: Crowdfunding

| February 21, 2018

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How can crowdfunding turn the traditional research and investment model on its head, and help an enterprise take full advantage of its most important resource? Find out in this video from Think Academy.

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Is Your Nonprofit Making These Common Crowdfunding Mistakes?

Article | February 19, 2020

Crowdfunding is fast becoming one of the most popular (and useful) fundraising strategies for all kinds of nonprofits. In 2018, 46% of millennials and 45% of GenXers gave to crowdfunding campaigns. It has the potential to bring in a lot of money, help you expand your network, and raise awareness of your cause all at the same time! First introduced to help entrepreneurs and inventors attract investors and raise money to launch their business, the approach has grown substantially, with some experts predict crowdfunding will become a $90-$96 billion dollar industry in the next few years! We created this handy guide to help you avoid some of the common crowdfunding mistakes that nonprofits make when deploying a campaign. We’ve also gathered some industry best practices that will help make your campaigns more successful.

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Coronavirus Relief: Everything Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About the Stimulus Package

Article | March 31, 2020

If your head is spinning with all of the legislation that has been passed during the last few weeks, you’re not alone. This is our guide to help make sense of the stimulus package for nonprofits. There were three phases of relief legislation put into place in March 2020: the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, in that order.

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The Role of Nonprofit Accounting Software in Fighting Fraud in NGOs

Article | March 11, 2020

Each time fraud at a well-known non-governmental organization makes headlines, NGO financial leaders are reminded once again of the critical importance of transparency and internal controls. Most frauds involving NGOs are not the result of operating sham organizations, but rather they are frauds perpetrated against great organizations from within by a few dishonest employees.

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8 Work From Home Tips to Boost Nonprofit Fundraising Productivity

Article | March 17, 2020

As every country pulls out all the stops to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, many cities and states are requiring all nonessential employees to work from home. But the work can’t just come to a screeching halt. Nonprofits around the world are trying to figure out how to do as much work as possible online. Some development professionals might already work from home. Others are probably trying to figure out where to start.

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