April 27, 2016

4 Questions Raised By The 2016 Fundraising Effectiveness Report

Opposing forces are pulling fundraising in different directions

Fundraising is stuck in the middle right now. There are opposing forces pulling it in different directions. The result? Nonprofit organizations are mostly running in place when they should be surging forward. On the positive side, more people are giving and they’re giving more. And nonprofits are using a lot of smart, creative efforts to bring new […]

“With limited resources, how do we best leverage the power of the digital environment to make the world a better place?” That’s the question at the heart of the 2016 Digital Outlook Report from Care2, hjc, and NTEN. This new report examines survey results from 538 nonprofit organizations to uncover the answer.

According to the NCCS, there are currently over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the United States. A large number of those nonprofits host, support or encourage local fundraising events. That’s a lot of events! The events of choice for nonprofit organizations are typically walks and runs. While these events can be successful fundraisers, because of […]

For nonprofits looking to developing lasting donor relationships, it’s important to have a strategy. You need to have a system in place for effectively guiding donors through the complete journey—from initial connection to the mid-level to major-donor programs. Whether its work, relationships or philanthropy, people value progress. They want the opportunity to do more, contribute […]

The nonprofit communications cocktail—made up of ingredients like email, social media, newsletters, websites and direct mail—gets shaken and stirred in different ways each year. Based on how well the mix went down last year, and donor response and feedback, there are shifts and adjustments. So what does the communication cocktail look like for 2016? How […]