Entries by Adam Weinger

Membership Applications: 5 Strategies to Boost Enrollment

Supporters who make it all the way to your membership application are the superstars of your nonprofit. They care about your organization so much that they don’t want to just donate — they want to make a long-term commitment to your mission. The last thing you want is for your membership application form to be […]

MobileCause Matching Gift Integration with Double the Donation

Does your nonprofit use MobileCause for your online donation forms? Are you looking to incorporate matching gift information into both your MobileCause donation pages as well as across your organization’s broader fundraising? If so then this guide is for you. Double the Donation’s Relationship with MobileCause: MobileCause is a popular provider of donation forms and fundraising […]

8 Companies With Matching Gift Programs in San Francisco

Updated 11/17/17. One of the best ways to connect with corporate giving programs is to find programs that exist in your own backyard. San Francisco is a major financial hub for Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco and the surrounding Bay area is home to over 7.5 million people and has […]

Top Secrets to Year-End Giving Success [Infographic]

The end of the year is a crucial time for nonprofits. After all, over 25% of total charitable giving takes place between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. If you’re not sure how to kick your fundraising strategy into high gear this holiday season, we’ve got the tips you need! Just check out MobileCause’s fact-packed year-end giving […]

Top 6 Nonprofit Technology Consulting Firms — Reviewed!

Note Ready to work with a nonprofit technology consultant? Download our free guide to streamline the process! For nonprofits of all sizes, technology is crucial. Especially as your organization grows in scale, you’ll need to find software solutions to help you manage donor information, market your campaigns, and track fundraising data. And those are just […]

7 Disaster-Relief Fundraisers Using Matching Gifts to Raise More Money

The past few months have seen some of the worst natural disasters in recent memory strike. Between the earthquakes in Mexico and the hurricanes in the Caribbean and southern parts of the United States, there are so many regions and people in need of help. If you’re considering donating to a fundraising campaign that’s sending […]

4 Ways You Can Raise Money and Support Victims of the California Wildfires

This post was last edited on 10.10.17 at 3:07 PM EST. On Sunday night, fires ignited in Northern California in areas including Napa and Sonoma. According to CNN, these massive wildfires (in excess of a dozen) have already destroyed more than 1,500 homes and commercial buildings as well as covered approximately 120,000 acres and continue […]

5 Tips to Keep Your Giving Tuesday Momentum Going Year-Round

According to data reported by Blackbaud, Giving Tuesday 2017 has yielded at least a 28% increase in online giving over 2016 campaigns. In 2016, Giving Tuesday yielded over 168 million in donations. This figure does not include the amount of volunteer hours that were also provided to nonprofits due to the initiative. Remember, a volunteer […]

8 Storytelling Tools to Boost Donation

Human beings like stories. We are exposed to them from the moment we are born and learn how to connect with and learn from others through storytelling. Although everyone is not a natural born storyteller, everyone does have the ability to tell a good story if given the right tools. Developing storytelling skills is essential […]

Raiser’s Edge: 5 Critical Pros and Cons (You Need to Know!)

If your nonprofit is considering implementing Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge as your all-in-one fundraising solution, you’ll inevitably have a lot to think about. While a number of nonprofits have made Raiser’s Edge (and its newest iteration, Raiser’s Edge NXT) their Blackbaud software product of choice, like any software, Raiser’s Edge comes with a number of advantages and […]