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Fundraising

How to Instantly Find the Email Address of a Potential Donor

Email marketing is still one of the most cost effective ways of reaching out to potential donors of all ages (except Gen Z).

In fact, a dollar spent on email marketing returns an average of $40 in donation revenue. And effective email marketing is responsible for one-third of the total online revenue.

Now, how does a fundraising manager reach out to a potential donor whose email address is not in your organization’s database?

8 Digital Trends Affecting Nonprofits Today

Technology has changed the landscape of giving. This isn’t something that’s happening; it’s already here. Nonprofits don’t have a choice about keeping up with tech - we either evolve or become irrelevant.

Many nonprofits feel they have caught up with technology because they invested in a new website. Having a donate button on your homepage is a great foundation, but it doesn’t go far enough to engage donors.

Creating an Event Invitation Using Adobe InDesign

You've been asked to create an invitation for an event or fundraiser, and you'd like to make it look extra spiffy. But you're not a graphic designer by training, and you don't yet know how to use Adobe InDesign. Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Domain Names 101: Why They Matter for Nonprofits

Often referred to as a “web address” or a “URL”, a domain name is the place where your website lives. Simply put, it’s what people type into a browser to arrive at your site. Domain names make it easy for your audience to find you online. Think of them as the street addresses of the Internet - unlike longitude and latitude, a street address is easy to read and remember.

4 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Implement Fundraising Automation

One of the biggest technology buzzwords in recent years is ‘automation.’ For nonprofits, it’s especially important: with consistently limited resources, the ability to handle tasks without manual effort creates additional time for your most impactful work.

The Importance of an Online Presence: Engaging the Next Generation of Donors

As more Canadians turn to the Internet for information and services, it is becoming critical for nonprofits to use the web to engage with the communities they serve. With the help of Framework, the team at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) analyzed these organizations’ digital capacity in a special edition of the .CA Internet Factbook.

How Nonprofits Use Text Messaging to Raise Funds

Nonprofits depend on fundraising to provide social services, whether we’re talking about a public health advocate, flood relief organization or women’s shelter. Much of that money comes from large donors, government budgets and corporate social responsibility schemes, but nonprofits also keep running thanks to small, individual contributions. 

Crowdfunding: How it Works, Why it Works and How You Can Make it Work For You

As a nonprofit you are likely on the lookout for new ways to improve your fundraising efforts. Crowdfunding can be that revolutionary method to transform your fundraising practices. Many nonprofits and charitable organizations worldwide are already benefitting from this essential tool.

Crowdfunding for Nonprofits - An Essential Guide to Improving Your Fundraising Efforts

Over the last decade, the rise in crowdfunding has transformed the fundraising experience. It seems almost daily you learn about other nonprofits that have used crowdfunding to surpass their campaign goals. This might have even inspired you to undertake a crowdfunding campaign of your own. Whether you’re interested in how crowdfunding can help your nonprofit or you’re looking to revolutionize your crowdfunding campaign, you’ve come to the right place.

Four Tips to Help Nonprofits Run a Successful Peer-to-Peer Campaign

If you are a nonprofit or community organization, then likely you are raising funds to support your cause.  Now the decision becomes, how will you raise the money? Before your nonprofit makes a decision, there’s one more important question you should ask: "Why do donors choose to give money to one worthy cause over another?"