People Matter 2019: Is Your Nonprofit's Board Engaged?

| June 17, 2019

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For me, I like my job, I’m good at my job, I spend a lot of time at my job, but it doesn’t feed my soul. I realized after ten years practicing that I needed something else in my life, and I was fortunate to find SAFEchild. While I was president of SAFEchild, we applied to be the Band Together partner. That’s how I got introduced to Danny Rosin and his team. I was really impressed by what Band Together could do for nonprofits and with nonprofits.

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Build Your Nonprofit with Funding in Mind

Article | March 4, 2020

Nonprofit Founders open a door to a foreign world when they follow their passion and dream into the nonprofit space. Often, Founders have experienced trauma in their life and didn’t have the help they needed when they were in the middle of their situation. They came through to the other side, but they have a nagging feeling in the very core of their being that they can be the solution that they needed for others. Founders find confusing language – ED, NPO, appeals, Donor-advised funds- and an even more confusing way of doing things. They just want to help people but instead, they feel they are drowning in to-dos and lack of funding. So, they plug along on the never-ending to-do list, never feeling like they are making progress and spending time on things that don’t move the nonprofit forward. They continue to cover expenses with their own money or organize another event because they don’t know any other way to get funds.

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Engaging Donors with Corporate Giving, Automation, and More!

Article | April 6, 2020

For the majority of nonprofits, you can’t afford to pause your fundraising efforts, even in the midst of a global pandemic. It just means you have to be more creative with your methods and strategies. After all, donor funding is one of the most crucial elements going into any nonprofit’s annual budget. It’s how you run daily operations, pay your staff, and work to make a difference in the world. So what happens when donor budgets tighten and you start to see a lapse in much of your charitable giving? Keeping donors engaged with your organization is an essential aspect of fundraising at all times, but especially during an uncertain economy such as now. Fully engaged donors will be more likely to continue supporting your nonprofit in any way they can, both financially and otherwise.

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6 Tips for Virtual Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Article | May 4, 2020

As our world continues to be reshaped by the effects of COVID-19, nonprofits are looking for new ways to engage in online and virtual fundraising to support their revenue. This comes as a record number of organizations have lept into the peer-to-peer fundraising world in record numbers. Social media and do-it-yourself fundraising (where people can organize their own fundraising campaign for their favorite charity) make it easier and more attractive to people.

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Corporate Social Responsibility Companies and Your Nonprofit

Article | April 9, 2020

Corporate social responsibility is a big business, and it’s something that nonprofit leaders should take full advantage of in their fundraising. For instance, according to Double the Donation, CSR companies have donated $20.77 billion in recent years through their CSR programs. That’s an enormous amount of money and doesn’t include what’s left on the table because many nonprofit haven’t reached out to businesses concerning CSR opportunities. Further, Double the Donation Research published the following:

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