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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The moment that a donor clicks on a “Donate” button or mails in a check is a moment of celebration. And you should celebrate — pop the champagne and pass around the finger food. You deserve it! But a donor’s first gift shouldn’t be your organization’s endgame. It should be the start of a journey:30

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Too often, I hear executive directors, Board members and fundraising staff compare themselves to other nonprofit organizations, usually with much larger budgets than what they currently have. To do so, you are playing someone’s game. You can only control what happens in your own organization. You can only execute your own fundraising plan. You can30

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