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Why Wealthy Women Give: to Influence the Young - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

Why Wealthy Women Give: to Influence the Young - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | nonprofits | Scoop.it

Understanding motivations for giving helps fundraisers better identify good donor prospects and frame the ask appropriately.

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The Automatic Nonprofit Salary Calculator | Blue Avocado

The Automatic Nonprofit Salary Calculator | Blue Avocado | nonprofits | Scoop.it

How much should you be paid for your nonprofit job?

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Why we give to charity - The Boston Globe

Why we give to charity - The Boston Globe | nonprofits | Scoop.it
It’s not rational, so why do Americans—more than two-thirds every year—give to charity, and how do we decide which causes to favor?
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Fundraising Idea: How to Write An Effective Appeal Letter

Fundraising Idea: How to Write An Effective Appeal Letter | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Send annual appeal letter so it arrives just after Thanksgiving to give folks enough time to consider an end-of-year gift. Emphasize that all our work is only possible because of community support like theirs.
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ABCs of Fundraising: Keep those mailing lists up to date...

In an age of emails, real mail still has value.  Here are a few tips for keeping those costs down and making your campaigns more successful.

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Nonprofit Leaders Suggest Ways to Increase Charitable Giving - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

Nonprofit Leaders Suggest Ways to Increase Charitable Giving - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | nonprofits | Scoop.it

Ideas to improve fundraising.

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ABCs of Fundraising: Tips for a Successful Ask

If you ask, you might fail.  But if you don't ask, you certainly fail.

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Tips on Coping With the Slow Recovery - Money and Mission - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

Tips on Coping With the Slow Recovery - Money and Mission - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | nonprofits | Scoop.it
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The importance of talking to your donor like she's sitting right beside you . . . - Blog - Dear Joan

The importance of talking to your donor like she's sitting right beside you . . . - Blog - Dear Joan | nonprofits | Scoop.it

tell a great story and avoid organization-speak!

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ABCs of Fundraising - Unusual locations inspire successful special events

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Email's Powerful Pull Can Attract Committed Donors | ReveNews.org

Email's Powerful Pull Can Attract Committed Donors | ReveNews.org | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Email still has the power to solicit donations for charities and nonprofits. Take advantage of this proven technology to grow and solidify your donor base.
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The Intersection of Social Media and Fundraising « Tara Connolly

The Intersection of Social Media and Fundraising « Tara Connolly | nonprofits | Scoop.it
The Intersection of Social Media and Fundraising. 26Oct11. Sure, your nonprofit organization has 5489 “Likes” on Facebook and 1710 followers on Twitter. Do these supporters give financially? How can you better engage ...
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How to Turn Your Fundraising Around – Action Steps

How to Turn Your Fundraising Around – Action Steps | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Action steps— not fluff — for turning around your struggling / plateaued non-profit’s fundraising.
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ABCs of Fundraising: Building Partnerships with Business

When not-for-profits and businesses work together, it can be a win/win!  Here's how to create that partnership.

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ABCs of Fundraising: Fund Raising Tips for Clubs

Here is a list of tips that may help improve any club's fund raising results.

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Three Ways Mobile Wallets Could Transform Fundraising

Three Ways Mobile Wallets Could Transform Fundraising | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Mobile Wallets are going to dramatically transform how consumers purchase goods and services. Many predict the end of cash and physical credit cards for both point-of-sale and online transactions w...
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Start to Finish Grant Writing in Just 5 Simple Steps | Creating A Non ...

Start to Finish Grant Writing in Just 5 Simple Steps | Creating A Non ... | nonprofits | Scoop.it
So we've held fun special events such as rock-a-thon's, written heartfelt direct mail appeals to potential donors and have even asked Board members and volunteers for major gifts. Yet there's still some stigma attached to grant ...
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Online Fundraising and Non-Profit Social Media – with Ephraim Gopin

Online Fundraising and Non-Profit Social Media – with Ephraim Gopin | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Learn from an Authority” interview with non-profit social media guru Ephraim Gopin.
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Andy Rooney's Thoughts on Charity from 1983 - The Nonprofit Quarterly

Andy Rooney's Thoughts on Charity from 1983 - The Nonprofit Quarterly | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Andy Rooney's Thoughts on Charity from 1983The Nonprofit QuarterlyHe was notoriously cranky about charity, for example, and claimed to be no fan of giving things away.
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ABCs of Fundraising: Improve your fundraising results. Take the test.

A test every NFP and its board should take to help improve fundraising results.

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Making It Easy | Too Busy To Fundraise

Making It Easy | Too Busy To Fundraise | nonprofits | Scoop.it
For example, while I know there are people who respond to a direct mail appeal with pretty large gifts, for the most part, is an impersonal letter the best way to cultivate a major donor? If someone sends five or ten thousand ...
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ABCs of Fundraising: Successful not-for-profits plan for the future

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Top 10 Tactics to Raise More Money This Year-End | Gailperry.com

Top 10 Tactics to Raise More Money This Year-End | Gailperry.com | nonprofits | Scoop.it
I hope at this point, you are in the middle of an intense year-end fundraising campaign.
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What Do Donors Want: Recognition versus Gratitude

What Do Donors Want: Recognition versus Gratitude | nonprofits | Scoop.it
Reflection on what donors want from non-profits and non-profit leadership and the challenges and rewards from new information that informs philanthropy. Search This Blog. Loading... Tuesday, October 25, 2011.
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