Coloring Outside the Lines: Creative Approaches to Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

It’s an exciting time in fundraising! Nonprofit organizations are finding creative and effective new ways to use peer-to-peer tools and approaches to raise money and engage supporters.The same tools that were originally intended for traditional peer-to-peer events are now being used for everything from virtual food drives to mission trips to fraternity events to blood drives to the increasingly popular do-it-yourself (DIY) events. Using these new approaches, organizations of all sizes and missions are raising funds and other types of support year-round.

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International Institute for Strategic Studies

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Mastering Workflow in Nonprofit Management.

whitePaper | December 17, 2021

The ability to create specific approval processes, automate sequential steps, and enable remote employees to complete a variety of tasks, without physically moving paper from location A to location B can be incredibly efficient.

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Nonprofits See Big Benefits by Automating Accounts Payable

whitePaper | November 12, 2021

If nonprofit organizations were to vote on a common theme that best characterized their operations, the winner might be “doing more with less.” Although all organizations try to run as cost-effectively as possible, the imperative to do so can be especially acute for nonprofits. One of the best areas for nonprofits to boost efficiencies is in their finance and accounting processes. Download this eBook to learn from other nonprofits how you can save significant amounts of time and money by automating your AP processes, while freeing up staff to focus on higher-value activities and your mission.

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New best practices to connect with today’s charitable donors

whitePaper | March 9, 2021

Nonprofits have adapted to the challenges of 2020 and pivoted from charity galas to virtual events, while ramping up digital outreach and direct mail campaigns. To help nonprofits continuously connect with donors Data Axle surveyed 1,200+ charitable donors and gleaned insights into their behaviors and preferences – including how they like to give, why they remain loyal, their legacy giving plans, and much more.

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Jump on Board: High-performing not-for-profit boards in fundraising

whitePaper | February 5, 2020

Melissa is former Global Fundraiser of the Year (IFC, 2011) and Australian Fundraiser of the Year (FIA, 2011). She has facilitated philanthropic giving across education, the arts and health, and worked with hundreds of donors in Australia, Asia and the United States. Melissa has led four fundraising programs from start-up to established, from Powerhouse Museum and Sydney Opera House in the arts, to University of Technology, Sydney and RMIT University, in education.

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Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy Can Make or Break Your Success. Is it Powerful Enough?

whitePaper | November 18, 2021

Your organization is here to help the world, but is your message clear enough to accomplish your goals? Can you clearly define the problem you are trying to solve? What is your organization’s culture? Do you trust your data?

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Nonprofit Trend: In-House Payroll

whitePaper | December 22, 2021

Whether changing in-house payroll options or taking payroll in-house for the first time, you’re making an investment that should help you improve workflows and efficiencies, save time, save money, and provide real-time access to operational data. This White Paper, Payroll Shift – Nonprofits Trend Towards In-House Payroll, highlights the systems, procedures and technology needed to manage your most important assets.

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International Institute for Strategic Studies

The International Institute for Strategic Studies helps the world understand and address global security challenges. Our experts give accurate, objective, strategic insight into the biggest issues – from terrorism and shifting East–West relations to cyberwarfare and nuclear non-proliferation. For more than 50 years our timely facts and analysis have helped politicians, diplomats, analysts, business leaders, academics, journalists and the public navigate a changing world.

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