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

View Full Post

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

View Full Post

  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

View Full Post

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

View Full Post

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

View Full Post

As humans, it’s our nature to watch those around us.   In fact, that’s where we get our cues for behavior and learn where we fit in the world.   Sometimes we feel intimidated by those we’re watching.   We might get jealous of their success or of what they have and we want it,30

View Full Post

  Overhead.   Ugh.   It’s the hardest thing to raise money for, right?   No one wants to pay for salaries. Or to keep the lights on in your building.   Or for the dozen or so other items that must be paid for to keep your nonprofit running.   You’ve probably looked for30

View Full Post

  Do you ever feel like you’re working and working, and still not raising the money you need?   You’re putting in a lot of hours, trying a lot of things, and you just can’t hit your goals.   Yeah, I think we’ve all been there.   You know why that happens?   It’s the30

View Full Post