Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Benchmarking Insights

September 9, 2017

Peer-to-peer fundraising events are often categorized based on the type of event: walk, 5k run, bike, or endurance. It’s long been accepted that the type of event factors into strategies to increase revenue. After reviewing event fundraising data from six organizations, however, it appears that fundraising is not generally event-specific and the event type has little to do with what makes a participant an effective fundraiser.

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Atlas Network

Atlas Network strengthens the worldwide freedom movement by connecting more than 470 partners in over 90 countries that share our vision of a free, prosperous, and peaceful world where limited governments defend the rule of law, private property, and free markets. Atlas Network identifies individuals with the potential to found new organizations and it supports its existing partner organizations by offering them an extensive suite of trainings, competitive grants and prizes, and networking opportunities.

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The State of Artificial Intelligence in the Nonprofit Sector

whitePaper | January 6, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing our world on a daily basis. The world of medicine is being industrialized by artificial intelligence, the data you thought you owned is being used to manipulate elections, and everyone is connected, everywhere. Much research has been done on the State of Artificial Intelligence in the world, but less research has been completed in the nonprofit sector. The SAINS report will add to the body of nonprofit literature and accelerate artificial intelligence advancements for nonprofits.

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Illinois Nonprofit Principles and Best Practices 2020

whitePaper | January 9, 2020

Nonprofit organizations serve a critical role in today’s society by providing opportunities for advancing divested and underserved populations, facilitating volunteerism and civic engagement, and developing innovative approaches to solving complex issues--to name a few. In order to effectively serve the community, however, nonprofits must balance maintaining their commitment to excellence, equity, and accountability while successfully realizing their missions, managing resources, and executing proper governance. In order to help Illinois nonprofits strike this balance, set forth on the following pages are thirteen key principles of nonprofit governance, followed by best practices for consideration in effectuating on these principles.

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The Power of Branding Inspiring Nonprofit Support

whitePaper | February 3, 2020

In 1990, domestic automobile manufacturers found themselves in deep trouble. The innovative design and the quality of production long associated with the three dominant American brands, Ford, General Motors and Chrysler, had long been consigned to the annals of memory. The autos that rolled off of the Detroit assembly lines were notoriously ill designed and were, in general, very unreliable. Additionally, the oil crisis of the 1970s, one that would drive the American consumer to more fuel efficient vehicles, prompted the production of domestic compact vehicles that could not compete with the new foreign imports of Toyota, Mazda and Honda.

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How to deliver more impact

whitePaper | October 25, 2021

Delivering social impact is the main purpose for a nonprofit organization, so anything that gets in the way of that must be reduced or eliminated. The right technology can help remove these barriers, but it must fit the needs of the business and be approached strategically – with cloud ERP systems designed specifically for the sector.

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Six Degrees of Major Gift Fundraising

whitePaper | March 10, 2020

We live in a connected world. Making the most of one’s network connections can mean a key introduction can lead to fulfilling personal and professional goals. The game ‘six degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon’ might seem frivolous but it does serve to illustrate that our connections to people of influence are closer than we might think. Ask any successful veteran fundraiser and they will tell you that if they can “get in the door,” when they leave, they will have a committed donor. The key is getting in the door – securing time with the potential major donor.

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22 Ideas to reenergize your fundraising in 2022

whitePaper | January 6, 2022

Nonprofits successfully navigated the challenges posed by the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and though the traditional methods of fundraising and giving were challenged, new trends have emerged for both donors and nonprofits. To help you make the most of the new year, we’re going to take a look back at lessons learned in 2021.

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Atlas Network

Atlas Network strengthens the worldwide freedom movement by connecting more than 470 partners in over 90 countries that share our vision of a free, prosperous, and peaceful world where limited governments defend the rule of law, private property, and free markets. Atlas Network identifies individuals with the potential to found new organizations and it supports its existing partner organizations by offering them an extensive suite of trainings, competitive grants and prizes, and networking opportunities.

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