This weeks article is written by Christy Noel from MobileCause.     Did you know crowdfunding campaigns raised $17 billion dollars in 2016, according to crowdsourcing.org? In addition, the Chronicle of Philanthropy states 18% of all digital donations now come from peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns.   Crowdfunding used to be a novel way for entrepreneurs to30

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Summer is just around the corner, and now is the perfect time to start laying plans your fundraising ideas. If you’re interested in reaching your goals, you need to get your donors’ attention and get them excited to support your nonprofit’s cause. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of exciting fundraising ideas well-suited for the30

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  When I use the word “fundraiser,” what comes to mind?   A dinner? Silent auction? T-shirt sales?   Most people are used to events and sales. Those are what I call fundraisers.   They are activities that are transactional in nature and designed to raise money from a purchase that someone makes from you.30

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As we close in on the end of the first quarter of 2017, my big question for you is this: Will you meet your Q1 goals? Do you even HAVE quarterly goals? Setting goals for the year is smart. Breaking those annual goals down into quarterly ones is even smarter. Breaking those into monthly goals30

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Sometimes you just need to get out of your chair.
 
It’s easy to get into a rut at work.
 
Day in and day out, you work your routine – finishing tasks, making plans, fighting fires. (Sound familiar?)
 
Routine is not exactly a bad thing, but to learn and stretch and grow, you need to educate yourself. Read. Network. Go to conferences.
 
In other words, get out of your chair (and your routine).
 

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Even if you’re not a big Lord of the Rings fan, you still may recognize the key phrase “One ring to rule them all” from the epic movie and book trilogy.   But what you might not recognize is this: Hidden in that one line is a simple yet critical key to making this year30

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