Every week, we work hard to bring you an info-rich article with practical, ready-to-use information for fundraising in the small nonprofit.   Here are the top 10 most popular nonprofit fundraising articles from 2017.     1. How do I ask strangers for money? If you like cold-calling, go right ahead. If not, get some ideas30
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This week’s article was written by Joe Garecht   How big is your non-profit’s vision?  What kind of a story are you telling your donors to make them want to give transformational gifts to your organization?  If you’re like most non-profits, one of the major reasons you aren’t raising more major gifts is because the30
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  Your small fundraising nonprofit depends on your leadership ability to survive and grow.   It’s like this: every garden has a farmer.   Someone has to have a vision for the garden and what it can produce.   Someone has to plan what to plant and where so the soil isn’t overtaxed.   Someone30
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  It’s the middle of December.   Tons of nonprofits are out there asking for money. I bet you’ve noticed.   Are you getting your share?   Do you know where to search for funding for your nonprofit?   And not just little bits, but amounts that put you over goal like my clients Lisa,30
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This weeks article is by Abby Jarvis from Qgiv, an online fundraising service provider.     There’s no doubt about it: peer-to-peer fundraising is here to stay.   Nonprofits of all sizes and causes have been able to soar to new fundraising heights thanks to the magic of peer-to-peer (or P2P) fundraising campaigns. In addition30
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  A fundraising plan changes your likelihood of success.   I can’t think of any big, successful nonprofit that got to where they are now without a plan.   Having a written fundraising plan moves you from being reactive to proactive which keeps you moving purposefully toward your goals.   A plan can keep you30
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Do your donors and prospects respond when you write to them? Or do you hear crickets?   Here’s the problem: Time.   Or rather, lack of time.   Being crunched for time is the enemy of fundraising.   We all are so busy that we don’t have the luxury of time to think. Time to30
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Your words matter.   Everything you say about your nonprofit is either pulling people in or pushing them away.   Doesn’t matter if we’re talking about marketing messages like newsletter articles or social media posts, or fundraising messages like appeals or thank-yous.   Sweet words draw people in like honey.   Boring words repel people30
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