Tools, articles and insights for the modern fundraiser.

Year-end Starts Now!

Over 25% of the average nonprofit’s annual fundraising is made in the last 2 months of the year. However, most nonprofits don’t start their year-end planning until October.

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Fundraising on Facebook

Facebook recently launched Facebook Fundraisers, which enable individuals to solicit donations from their friend networks on behalf of causes they support…

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New Ideas from Strategic Services – May 2017

Each month, we share the most innovative ideas we see in the nonprofit technology industry. Here are three of our favorite ideas from last month…

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Integrating Search Function with Donation Forms

Can your donors find the participant or team they want to support on your event site? Many P2P fundraising events face this challenge…

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Diving Deep for EOY Data

Last month, you kickstarted your end-of-year campaign by assessing your strengths and assembling your team. For August, it's time to take a deep dive into last year's EOY test results to look for those hidden, or not-so-hidden, truths: What worked? What didn’t? Were...

Start Here to Achieve Year-end Success

From October to November, many nonprofits generate a large majority of their revenue as part of their year-end appeal. November and December bring in 32 percent of digital giving and 26 percent of all giving. However, most nonprofits don’t start their year-end planning until October. With that much revenue at stake, it’s worth the extra investment in time and energy to get organized, develop your plan and start now to insure success.

Fundraising on Facebook

What’s the Wisest Way to Fundraise on Facebook? Facebook recently launched Facebook Fundraisers, which enable individuals to solicit donations from their friend networks on behalf of causes they support. The tool is available to any US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit, and...