Entries by Adam Weinger

Do Matching Gifts Inspire Employee Giving?

Are employees more motivated to donate to nonprofits if their employer is willing to match their gift? Thousands of companies across the United States offer this incentive to employees through “matching gift programs.” In fact, two-thirds of employers surveyed in America’s Charities’ 2015 Snapshot Report indicate they match employee payroll contributions. That’s a 62% increase […]

Boost Membership Engagement in 7 Steps

If you want to grow and maintain your membership program, you’ll likely spend a large chunk of your time planning and executing some sort of membership engagement plan. Unfortunately, because “membership engagement” is such a broad concept, it’s tough to get your strategy right on the first try (or even after many tries!). Lucky for […]

Fundraising Then and Now

Over the years, fundraising has improved dramatically by embracing technology improvements in every aspect of the fundraising process. More and more nonprofits and individual fundraisers are taking advantage of the amazing tools and strategies now available to them, but there is still much room to grow. In order to highlight the improvements that have been […]

7 Exceptional Capital Campaign Consulting Firms

Matching Gift Software Vendors

Managing your match gift efforts can be a challenge given the complexity of typical programs. Thankfully there are software solutions from a range of vendors for both nonprofits and corporations. We’ve compiled a list of the top options. Jump to the section on software options for nonprofits Jump to the section on matching gift software […]

How to Pick a Fundraising Consultant for Your Annual Fund

If you’re looking for ways to amp up your annual fund, then you should consider hiring a nonprofit consultant. Fundraising consultants are professional advisers that can offer your nonprofit effective solutions to improve your annual fund. Since there are so many different nonprofit consulting firms out there, the search may seem like a daunting task. […]

11 Online Fundraising Ideas: Raise Money in the Digital Age!

We all know that online fundraising is quickly taking the nonprofit world by storm. More people than ever are making their charitable contributions via online avenues. That’s why we’ve compiled 11 of the best online fundraising ideas that can help your nonprofit raise more money in the digital age! Here’s what we’ll be covering: Crowdfunding […]

6 Types of Fundraising Letters: Write Amazing Appeals!

Sending out fundraising letters might seem like an old-fashioned way to ask for donations, but they can be extremely effective when written correctly! If you’ve been looking for fundraising letters, look no further! We’ve got six of the most common fundraising letters that nonprofits should be sending out to their donors. Here’s what we’ll be […]

7 Major Atlanta Companies with Matching Gift Programs

While Double the Donation works with nonprofit clients across the country, the fact that we’re headquartered in Atlanta means we have a special place in our hearts for Atlanta organizations. We’re fortunate to work with many of the leading nonprofits in Atlanta to help them raise more money from employee matching gift and volunteer grant […]

Choosing a Donor Database: 13 Tips to Avoid Mistakes

With so many platforms and vendors out there, choosing the right donor database for your nonprofit is no easy feat. But when you consider how crucial your donor database is to the success of your operations, it couldn’t be more important to choose the right one. With the right platform on your side, you’ll be […]