Fundraising Tips & Resources

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5 Giving Trends Fundraisers Should Know About

As we enter the homestretch of 2016, many nonprofits are preparing their year-end campaign or planning for the next year’s fundraising strategy. There is a plethora of data available about giving trends and statistics across the country that can be applied to make sure you’re getting the most out of your fundraising and marketing efforts… Read more

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Lessons from social science to help you fundraise better

Guest post by Augustus Franklin, CEO of CallHub, a Complementary Service Provider for thedatabank. CallHub is an award winning Voice and SMS cloud based service used by political campaigns, businesses and advocacy groups. Every fundraising campaign is in search of better and more effective ways to meet their campaign goals. For a fundraiser to be… Read more

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Resources for those new to the world of nonprofits

I’m going to be upfront with you here. When it comes to nonprofits, I do not know what I’m talking about. Just take a look at my search history. You see? I’m pretty clueless when it comes to this stuff. Well, that is, I was clueless. After graduating college this June, I joined thedatabank, gbc… Read more

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Why you should encourage your monthly donors to use ACH

The problem with credit cards If you’re a nonprofit fundraiser, then chances are that you love monthly donors and appreciate their steady, long-term commitment to your organization. From the donor perspective, your monthly givers are offered a convenient way to budget their financial support to your organization over a period of time. And you, the… Read more

How to Get People Excited About Your Next Event: A Case Study

Guest post by Colleen Powers, of jabber logic. jabber logic specializes in brand identity and full-service marketing programs for small businesses and nonprofits.  If your job is in development or communications, the year is probably structured around your organization’s big events — fundraising galas, educational panels, appreciation dinners, and more. In our work with nonprofits, we’ve heard… Read more