Checklist
May 24, 2017

Steps to Take Before — and After — You Rebrand Your Nonprofit

Start by conducting research and thinking through your strategy.   

Background Paper
May 18, 2017

New Tool Outlines Changes to States’ Charity Regulations

The annual survey by the Giving USA Foundation offers a state-by-state overview of the regulations governing registration and fundraising.

Article
May 02, 2017

What Nonprofit Newsrooms Can Teach Charities About Online Engagement

ProPublica and the Texas Tribune offer practical lessons on building ties with an information-hungry audience.

Checklist
April 27, 2017

How to Block Your Nonprofit’s Online Ads From Offensive Sites

Ensure your advertising doesn’t appear on websites that run counter to your mission or could blacken your brand.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Develop messaging to inspire donors

Campbell & Co shows how online surveys can help you maximize your investment in marketing collateral

 

Article
April 20, 2017

Fundraising Advice: Mailing-List Segmentation for Beginners

Splitting supporters into subgroups can help you pinpoint messages, improve programs, and assess what types of appeals and extras work best for which donors.

Checklist
March 21, 2017

6 Must-Haves for a Successful Peer-to-Peer Program

Arm your volunteer fundraisers with tools they need to bring in donations. Here are some necessities.

Article
March 16, 2017

5 Tips for Nonprofit Leaders to Avoid ‘Mission Creep’

When financial pressure or personal concern makes new causes tempting, remember where your nonprofit’s strengths lie.

Article
March 08, 2017

How to Use Data to Boost Giving

Tell a story, and present information that matters to donors in a format that’s easy to understand.

Article
March 01, 2017

How Nonprofits Can Be Ready When News Breaks

Even small organizations should be prepared to respond quickly to a crisis — or a big fundraising opportunity. Experts explain the key steps.

Article
February 16, 2017

5 Ways to Raise Money When Donors Are Consumed by Nonstop News

Don’t give up just because your cause isn’t the topic of the moment.

Sponsor-Produced Resource

Demystifying Credit Card Processing for Nonprofits

The types of credit card accounts, fees, as well as the myriad of solutions, can be confusing. This article includes tips for success as well as possible pitfalls to avoid.