Digital Outreach Tops Traditional Methods for Reaching Donors and Prospects

Change can feel glacial, especially for those of us who work with limited nonprofit budgets. The desire to stick with “Safe” and proven tactics often stymies innovation, because losing a little is better than risking the unknown, when margins are tight. But eventually, the pressure builds, the balance shifts, and the old walls that held […]

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The fundraising paradox

If Our Donors Aren’t Listening, Are We Really Communicating? With the relative ease and low-cost of online communication, many nonprofits have more messages directed at prospects and donors than ever before. But it is generally estimated that donors and prospects see more than 5,000 marketing messages a day: “Buy this soft drink. These are the […]

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Colleges are going online to crowdsource donations, and they’re raising millions

Getting alumni, especially younger graduates, to donate is a challenge for many colleges and universities, especially those that rely on approaches that could end up in voicemail or the rubbish bin. Crowdfunding models are increasingly popular for students to undertake peer-to-peer and social fundraising on behalf of a fundraising program to bring in new donors. […]

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Should you be Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding isn’t a new concept; it’s been around for nearly two decades. However, it has recently become more prominent as an alternative tool for the Higher Education sector. In this blog, Eliott Falvert-Martin explains how Crowdfunding gives donors a unique opportunity to get interested in a cause on an emotional level and becomes an acquisition […]

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