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Study Reveals The Geography of Charitable Giving : NPR

Study Reveals The Geography of Charitable Giving : NPR | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Ever wonder how charitable the people are who live in your area? It turns out that lower-income people tend to donate a much bigger share of their discretionary incomes than wealthier people, according to a new study.
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What Does Offline Fundraising Have to Offer in an Online World ...

What Does Offline Fundraising Have to Offer in an Online World ... | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Before we noticed the full potential of the internet as an efficient method to conduct fundraising, not many people would've thought about how much.
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Reframe Your Benefit to Donors with 4 Questions | Network for Good ...

Reframe Your Benefit to Donors with 4 Questions | Network for Good ... | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Want to appeal to more donors? Think about your benefit exchange from their point of view. What is your statement of shared purpose?
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Is the Use of Social Media for Nonprofits Worth the Time and Effort

Is the Use of Social Media for Nonprofits Worth the Time and Effort | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Older adults have the greatest giving capacity but young people are the future and key to long term sustainability Major gift fundraising, which accounts for 80%-90% of all funds raised by nonprofits (especially for annual, ...
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Major donors are deterred if they don't receive thanks

Major donors are deterred if they don't receive thanks | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Greater appreciation could be shown to major philanthropists, says Fred Mulder, founder of the Funding Network...
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The NonProfit Times: Major Gifts: 5 Tips To Boost Your Success

In her book "The Ask: How To Ask Anyone for Any Amount for Any Purpose," Fredricks wrote that there are other steps you can take to boost the results of your major gifts campaigns. Rather than give your hard-working staff ...
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Ditch Your Board Composition Matrix | Blue Avocado

Ditch Your Board Composition Matrix | Blue Avocado | nonprofits | Scoop.it

It's not the right skills you should be recruiting, but the right people.  

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Financing Not Fundraising: Kiss That Endowment Dream Goodbye ...

Financing Not Fundraising: Kiss That Endowment Dream Goodbye ... | nonprofits | Scoop.it
... how nonprofits must break out of the FUNDRAISING (individual donor appeals, events, foundation grants) box and instead create a broader, more strategic approach to securing the overall FINANCING necessary to create social change.
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FlashPoints: The Nature of Fundraising and Philanthropy

FlashPoints: The Nature of Fundraising and Philanthropy | nonprofits | Scoop.it
It is almost painful how many opportunities I am given to buy magazine subscriptions and other transaction items under the inaccurate label of "fundraising," especially connected to school activities.
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Raising Money for Your Nonprofit Organization - For Dummies

Raising Money for Your Nonprofit Organization - For Dummies | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Every nonprofit organization needs to raise money.
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10 Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Fundraising | #fundchat

10 Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Fundraising | #fundchat | nonprofits | Scoop.it
RT @fundchat: 10 Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media Fundraising by @nathan_hand | #fundchat - http://t.co/QtNOI60e #fundraising #socmed...
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Asking for Donations: When Does “No” Mean “No”? | Tri Point Fundraising

Asking for Donations: When Does “No” Mean “No”? | Tri Point Fundraising | nonprofits | Scoop.it
When asking for donations, when does 'no' really mean 'no'?
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Fundraising in Difficult Times - Fundraising Directory - Fundraising ...

Fundraising in Difficult Times - Fundraising Directory - Fundraising ... | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Fundraising in difficult times is not easy, but it's certainly not impossible. As people experienced in raising money for schools, charities and community groups know, as long as you are creative and persistent, you can find ...
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Time to Get Political . . . editor notes issue #80 | Blue Avocado

Time to Get Political . . . editor notes issue #80 | Blue Avocado | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Blue Avocado is a nonprofit online magazine for community nonprofits. Blue Avocado speaks for and from the people in community-based nonprofits. Nurturing the community organizations movement is Blue Avocado's purpose.
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How to Get Started with a Major Gifts Campaign

How to Get Started with a Major Gifts Campaign | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Sometimes you can get a foundation to fund those particular needs, but most of the time, the most effective and efficient use of your time is creating a major gifts campaign to raise that money. Yep, I'm talking about getting ...
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How to Increase the ROI of Social Media Marketing

How to Increase the ROI of Social Media Marketing | nonprofits | Scoop.it
If you're like most people, social media outreach eventually becomes a lower priority because it doesn't directly generate revenue. Well, no longer!
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How much is too much? Giving amounts and your nonprofit

How much is too much? Giving amounts and your nonprofit | nonprofits | Scoop.it
While it is important to communicate to your donors that every gift makes a significant impact on your cause, you will be more successful in your fundraising if you know what to ask for and when. Studies find that online direct ...
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Raising Money to Grow On: Creating the Fundraising Pitch | Social ...

Raising Money to Grow On: Creating the Fundraising Pitch | Social ... | nonprofits | Scoop.it
In part 4 of on on-going series about raising nonprofit capacity capital, we describe how to create the pitch to funders and prospect strategy.
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Fundraising questions to ask donors and anticipate from them - Blog

Fundraising questions to ask donors and anticipate from them - Blog | nonprofits | Scoop.it

"What will my contribution achieve?" and other important questions prospective donors ask.

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10 Ways to use Social Media to Increase Fundraising Opportunities ...

10 Ways to use Social Media to Increase Fundraising Opportunities ... | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Social networks are becoming increasingly valuable ways to increase fundraising opportunities. From the effective use of Facebook to.
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ABCs of Fundraising: The Process of Landing the BIG Gift

A short article about the gift of $2.5 million by a Pennsylvania businessman to a regional environmental group included a description of how the gift came about. In that are lessons on the process of securing a major gift that anyone can and should use successfully to secure those significant gifts needed to fund special projects.

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Holding an Event is NOT Your Whole Fundraising Strategy

Holding an Event is NOT Your Whole Fundraising Strategy | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Don't mistake “Let's hold a fundraising event” for a true fundraising strategy. Here's what it takes to develop a real and sustainable fundraising effort for your non-profit. This is the stuff that matters.
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Connect Marketing And Fundraising to Increase Revenue - Memphis Daily News

Connect Marketing And Fundraising to Increase Revenue - Memphis Daily News | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Connect Marketing And Fundraising to Increase RevenueMemphis Daily NewsWhen you strategically link your marketing, advertising and fundraising, you leverage their impact. It's not hard, but it requires thinking ahead and coordinating resources.
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Does your event goal have you thinking…ugh! | Event Fundraising ...

Does your event goal have you thinking…ugh! | Event Fundraising ... | nonprofits | Scoop.it
If so, no worries, we've all felt that the feeling of “ugh… followed by one question… how am I ever going to raise that?” Here's my trick.
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Scared to Ask? Getting Started with Face-to-Face Fundraising | Tri Point Fundraising

Scared to Ask? Getting Started with Face-to-Face Fundraising | Tri Point Fundraising | nonprofits | Scoop.it
If you're scared to ask when it comes to face to face fundraising, this post will give you an incredible trick for overcoming your fear. You'll also learn how to make the ask in 3 easy steps.
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