Nonprofit Finance & Development: Let’s Get Along

| October 5, 2018

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According to the report The Next Generation of American Giving, when donors are looking for financial information on nonprofits, the top two things they look for are financial efficiency (70%) and the impact of their donation (59%). Donors care about financial stewardship and they also care about being able to clearly see the impact of their donations.

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Now Is Not the Time to Stop Fundraising

Article | April 6, 2020

Twice this week, I have heard from nonprofit organizations that boards of directors have “forbidden” them to conduct any type of fundraising during this period of Coronavirus-induced uncertainty. Last week, several agencies told me they have no reserves, but still think it would look bad to fundraise right now. Here’s the thing: It would be worse to go out of business because fundraising was nixed during a time when organizations arguably need it most.

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How Do Federal Coronavirus Relief Laws Help Nonprofits?

Article | March 29, 2020

The federal government enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to deliver spending and relief measures for organizations and families impacted by COVID-19. Many nonprofits are on the front lines of this public health crisis, continuing to deliver essential services like health care, food assistance, education, social welfare and more. There are a number provisions in both of these acts that can support nonprofits during these challenging times. Below, we highlight key opportunities. As always, please discuss your nonprofit’s specific needs and circumstances with your RKL advisor.

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3 Easy Ways to Get New Email Subscribers and Drive Donor Growth

Article | February 13, 2020

Every nonprofit needs two things to drive sustainable growth: new contacts and new donors. There’s no silver bullet that will make donors come flocking to your website eager to hand their hard-earned cash over to you. But there are some very simple tactics, often overlooked, that pretty much guarantee massive growth to both your email lists and to your donor database. Before we dive into the specific tactics, the first thing you need to do is test both your email signup and donation forms. You might be thinking this is unnecessary, but it only takes a few minutes to test both – on your laptop and your phone – and it could save you huge headaches in the long run.

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5 Fundraising Trends for Growing Nonprofits in 2020

Article | May 27, 2020

Just like that, we went from talking about the rising trends in fundraising for 2020 to how nonprofits can sustain operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Needless to say, it was quite the pivot in conversation. The COVID-19 pandemic has had major implications for nonprofit organizations. Unfortunately, it seems as though the uncertain landscape created by the COVID-19 pandemic will be sticking around for the foreseeable future. With that in mind, it’s time for your organization to consider how it can be agile and thrive through uncertainty.

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