Editors’ Note: This is the second of a three-part series on how some politicians and their special interest supporters are attempting to intimidate, discredit and destroy nonprofits that oppose them through the misuse of fundraising regulations. Here’s part one: BEWARE: Oklahoma’s Mini-Nixon. A sinister move is now underway by Oklahoma’s attorney general and his special [...]
Well, they should because we transitioned to a 100 point scale rating system today! At Charity Navigator we've been rating charities on a 0 to 4-star scale since 2002. The star ratings are well-known and easily recognizable by individual donors, institutional funders, the media and the charities that we rate. Show More Summary
A look at the quantum growth trends and prevalent investment approach over the last 14 years.
Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day […]
Even if you don't have a strong online program with frequent emails, search-engine marketing, and social posting, more and more donors are showing up at your website. That's where they want to give. So you need to get your website working for them. Show More Summary
Music has been one of the most powerful ways causes, celebrities, and communities can connect to raise money for serious issues. We recently caught up with Art Taylor, president of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, who shared his insight...Show More Summary
Editors’ Note: This is the first of a three-part series on how some politicians and their special interest supporters are attempting to intimidate, discredit and destroy nonprofits that oppose them through the misuse of fundraising regulations. Saturday the 9th marked the 40th anniversary of President Nixon’s resignation for abuse of power and process. Sadly, on [...]
Today, we are proud to announce the launch of our newest class here at The Fundraising Authority… 200 Fundraising Ideas to Help Your Non-Profit Raise More Money than Ever Before This 10 week class is a compilation of the best, most innovative fundraising ideas available for non-profit organizations. If you want to supercharge your organization’s […]
I recently had the chance to work with a non-profit that holds a major fundraising event each year. This organization raises a significant amount from this event (well over 6 figures annually). Like many non-profits, this organization focuses on sponsorships and ticket revenue to raise money from the event, but also includes a silent auction […]
One of the defining features of civil society, the independent sector, the nonprofit and philanthropic sector or whatever you want to call it...is that participation is voluntary. Giving your time or money is your own choice. Partaking...Show More Summary
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Paradise Empowers Golf Fore Kids commences on August 26, 2014. This dynamic charity golf tournament provides funds for tutoring to help children improve their grades, life skills workshops to fortify and enable them to make better life choices, classes to stimulate their minds, bodies and souls such as piano lessons, and educational and cultural field […]
Focus, flexibility, and fortitude—the three pillars of philanthropic organizations looking to create systemic change.
When I asked nonprofit experts in a range of fields, from fundraising to programs, to share their summer reading lists, I had no idea what to expect. I was thrilled to hear so many passionate stories about books that have made (or are likely to make) a huge difference in these folks’ lives. Show More Summary
OK, maybe this is a bit of a stretch. But think about it … what exactly is the ‘status’ or ‘standing’ you want your nonprofit to have in the hearts and minds of your donors? I suspect your answer to that question will say a lot about you feel about them! Are they cash machines? [...]
This is a reminder that today (Friday, August 8th) is the last day to register for our Mastering Online Fundraising class. Registration closes at 7 PM tonight. Mastering Online Fundraising is our 6 week multimedia class that will teach you everything you need to know to raise more money online for your non-profit, including: The […]
Guest post by Dylan Manderlink This post should really be called: “How I learned more about my community and humanity once I stepped outside my college classroom.” You see, going to college in the heart of a city has an … Continue reading ?
Here is (yet another) compelling reason for your organization to leverage digital channels: the next generation of donors are engaging more on digital platforms and are increasingly looking for a way to support and donate through these channels. Show More Summary
While it may be the dog days of August, GivingTuesday 2014 kicks off on December 4th. After spending a year facilitating a peer learning community of Knight Foundation grantees hosting giving days, one of the most factors for success for local no nonprofits participating is having about 6-9 months timeframe to develop a plan. … Read More