The final quarter of the year is here and it’s the BEST time for fundraising! There’s finally a nip in the air and people are thinking about the upcoming holidays, which always leads to thinking about giving back. In other words, they’re starting to think about who they’ll give to before the year ends. If30

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With over a week left in 2014, you’ve still got time to encourage some last-minute donations. You’ve also got time to think about what you want to get done in 2015. Here are some tidbits and goodies that may be helpful for you as you’re wrapping up this year and heading into the new one.30

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“Got any ideas for last-minute fundraising?” I’ve been asked this question a LOT lately. Everyone can hear the clock ticking. We’ve got two weeks before 2014 is history. And the prominent thought on the minds of many is “how do I get the most from the last days of the year?” I’ve got good news.30

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Everything slows down in the summer, right? After all, they’re known as the “lazy days of summer.” I don’t know about you, but I can’t remember the last time ANYTHING in my world slowed down. (I might have been 6 years old!) When the warm days roll around, and co-workers start heading out on vacation,30

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Attention Fundraisers: You have four weeks to reach your fundraising goals, meet those membership objectives, and secure financial commitments for next year. Now, before you shut off your computer to go running through the office screaming the sky is falling, let me share with you some good news. You have enough time for fundraising. You30

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You’ve probably heard it before…life is a marathon, not a sprint. Well the same holds true in the fundraising world. Except when it doesn’t. Nope, the few short weeks of November and December is when it is time to put your game face on and just go for it. You have seven weeks to reach30

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It’s fall fundraising time, and for most nonprofits, it is the best time of the year to raise money and reach those annual budget goals. It’s also the period of the year that fundraisers leave their well-thought out fundraising plan behind and start desperately grasping at straws to bring in any amount of money as30

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Did you know that most donors check out your website before they make a gift – whether they are giving on line or through the mail? A recent study found that potentially up to 50% of your donors are going to check you out online before they give, whether they give online or not. Couple that with30

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