There’s no doubt about it… making asks can be one of the most intimidating tasks for any fundraiser. The thought of sitting down across the table from someone and asking them to give your organization $5,000 or $50,000 is enough to make many people eschew the profession all together.Read more
Are donors more cash-strapped during an election year? Survey says...
Now that the national nominating conventions are over for the country's two largest political parties, many nonprofits are left wondering how the coming general election will shape their own fundraising campaigns.Read more
New nonprofit rating system changes evaluation methods for revenue and administrative costs
Earlier this year, Charity Navigator announced it would be introducing a new charity rating methodology, dubbed CN 2.1.Read more
If you've ever seen or heard the phrase "a portion of the proceeds will be donated," then you may already familiar with cause marketing.Read more
You already know that storytelling is an amazingly effective tool to get donors to connect to your cause and your mission.Read more
The value of a volunteer hour rose again last year, up 49 cents to $23.56 an hour, continuing the steady upward trend that has been observed each year since volunteer time value was first recorded in 2001, according to Independent Sector (IS).Read more
A new study was recently released that highlights growth trends in online fundraising, advocacy, and nonprofit organizing.
The 10th annual M+R Benchmarks Study, dubbed “Benchmarks X”, examines growth trends in 2015 data collected from over 100 organizations across multiple sectors of the nonprofit industry.Read more
Wounded Warrior Project reveals how criticism over spending and overhead costs could threaten more nonprofits
By now, chances are good that you have probably heard about the shakeup earlier this month at The Wounded Warrior Project.Read more