THE NONPROFIT’S GUIDE TO INCREASE ONLINE DONATIONS

| December 31, 2017

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Fundraising it’s an ever-present challenge for most nonprofits. Whether you’re focusing on specific events-based or campaign fundraising or accepting general donations, fundraising plays a crucial role in your organization. Fundraising keeps your organization afloat, allowing you to expand your mission to include new audiences and programs, purchasing new equipment and updating technology, and even maintaining your daily operations, hard-working staff and offices. Your development strategy probably seeks to increase donations and fundraising eijorts through various channels.

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Navjyoti India Foundation

Navjyoti India Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded by 16 serving officers of Delhi Police with a mission to work with the vulnerable sections of the society. Operational in parts of Delhi and Haryana since 1988, Navjyoti has impacted more than 4,30,000 lives by enabling them towards the goal of self-reliance through its crime prevention approach with interventions in areas of Child Education, Skills Upgradation of Youth and Community Development.

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