Finding Your “People”

As a nonprofit, finding the right people is a key part of fulfilling your mission. The right people supporting your nonprofit are essential in the success of your work. We’ve broken the people you need down into five categories: Employees, Donors, Board Members, Event Attendees, and Volunteers. While this list isn’t inclusive of any and… Read More »

Five Ways to Prevent Nonprofit Employee Burnout

If you’re involved in the world of nonprofits, employee burnout is no new topic. Because the world of nonprofits can be so hands-on and challenging, there are many factors that lead to this burnout across employees. The important thing to note is that burnout can in turn lead to larger issues like health problems and… Read More »

Make 2019 Your Non-Profit’s Best Year Yet

December is the perfect time to reflect back on the year that has passed. When it comes to your non-profit, it marks time to begin assembling the annual report, prepare the final numbers, and set new goals for the new year. This can seem daunting, as when a new year approaches, so does the opportunity… Read More »

Corporate Partnerships: A How-To Guide for Non-Profit Organizations

Most non-profit organizations can not solely rely on individual donors to met their fundraising goals. While the local business community is an excellent source of support, many NPO’s don’t know how to target them and often leave them out of their overall fundraising strategy. Targeting a business is easier than you may think. We’ll break… Read More »

Fundraising – There’s an App for That!

It seems that these days there is an app for just about everything so it should come as no surprise that there are a plethora of apps available to aid non-profit organizations in encouraging donors to give more. There are even a number of apps that allow donors to contribute funds to their charity of… Read More »

Is Your Nonprofit Compliant?

There are plenty of factors to consider when evaluating the the effectiveness of your charity. Regardless of your charity’s mission, compliance should be on the top of the list. If your organization isn’t compliant with local and federal laws, the likelihood of success drops dramatically. First Things First When establishing a non-profit, proper registration, certification… Read More »

5 Reasons Nonprofits Should Outsource Fundraising

All non-profit organizations have a common goal: raise as much money as they can to support their cause. Whether they are looking to raise awareness, solve a problem, support those in need…all nonprofits need money to achieve it. So aside from working toward their mission, which takes time and manpower, they need to dedicate time… Read More »

5 Tips to Save Direct Mail Dollars

We all know the old adage that you need to spend money to make money. Spending money on marketing or appeals is necessary but can be a bit risky especially for a struggling business or small non-profit. Rather than skip or even skimp on your next direct mail campaign, use these tips to stretch your… Read More »

Tracking Your Direct Mail Campaign

Putting together a direct mail campaign is easy — tracking its success is a whole other ballgame.  It should, however, be a part of your marketing plan. After all, you want to know whether or not the time and costs invested in it were well spent.   To truly understand the success of your campaign,… Read More »