“Easy Money”

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017

10 “easy” ways to raise money from individuals for your nonprofit as you end the year: https://blog.everyaction.com/10-easy-things-you-can-do-to-raise-more-money

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More than Money

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017

There’s a lot more to your nonprofit’s Form 990 than financial information—people can learn a lot about your programs, fundraising effectiveness and governance:...

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Start Small, Not Big

Posted by on Nov 12, 2017

Your small social justice & advocacy nonprofit should start Rage Fundraising from those who have the greatest reasons to give because they know you. Don’t try to cast your net as widely as possible seeking new supporters—costs skyrocket & returns plummet: http://www.nonprofitpro.com/post/small-big-make-choice/

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Own it and Ask for Money

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017

This “Renaissance” commentary is about turning “Rage Fundraising” into a sustainable “Resistance” for your nonprofit: https://philanthropywomen.org/activism/resistance-renaissance-women-must-embrace-power-funding-social-change/

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Read This Now!

Posted by on Nov 10, 2017

If you haven’t already begun your nonprofit’s year-end appeal planning, you are behind the eight ball—some tips for getting on top of it:...

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Enrage and Inspire

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017

The key to effective “Rage Fundraising” is to first motivate your prospective donors’ anger with the current political environment, and then inspire them by talking about what your nonprofit has done in the past, and how you intend to help “Resist” in the future: ...

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Email Done Right

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017

Email is your nonprofit’s principal way of communicating for fundraising and advocacy—some great tips on how to do it right: ...

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The Bigger Picture

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017

The tax bill isn’t just about its impact on philanthropy—it’s also about the government’s funding of key programs: https://nonprofitquarterly.org/2017/11/08/adjusting-lens-tax-reform-micro-institutional-view-right-sector/?utm_source=Daily+Newswire&utm_campaign=6a22a98a7a-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2017_11_8&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_94063a1d17-6a22a98a7a-12442753...

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Taxes

Posted by on Nov 6, 2017

More coverage and commentary on the proposed tax bill in Congress: https://www.bna.com/nonprofits-brace-impact-n73014471656/...

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Social Media Influencers

Posted by on Nov 5, 2017

Your nonprofit has a network of staff, volunteers, fundraisers, donors, and program participants, many of whom are significant “influencers” in their personal networks. Colleagues, friends, and family will pay closer attention when those they respect and trust share about the causes they care about on social media.  Your end-of-year appeal and your advocacy campaigns could be boosted with a Social Media Influencer strategy—it takes some...

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