Entries by Adam Weinger

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 […]

Annual Fund Development: 21+ Expert Fundraising Strategies

As we were putting together our very own guide to annual giving, we realized something — annual fund development would be the perfect topic for the launch of the Fundraising Strategies and Nonprofit Tech Carnival. Why? Annual giving is something every nonprofit has to tackle, and true annual giving success only occurs when a nonprofit […]

5 Types of Matching Gift Letters Every Nonprofit Should Be Sending

One of the easiest, most effective ways to raise awareness for matching gifts is through letters. Both online and offline, letters can provide detailed information about matching gifts that helps donors understand how easy and how important it is to submit matching gift requests. Letter #1 – Acknowledgement emails When life gives you generous donors, […]

Double the Donation and Qgiv Integration Guide

If you’re already using Double the Donation, you can embed their widget directly into the Top or Bottom Content areas of your online receipt page, if desired. We’ll use the simple embed option that comes with the Tier 2 plan as an example. This plan doesn’t grant access to Double the Donation’s API, so if […]

Tracking Usage: Determine How Many of Your Donors are Searching for their Employer

One of  question we receive semi-regularly is how a nonprofit can track the number of people who are using our matching gift tool. Specifically nonprofits often ask if there is a way for the organization to see how many people visit their matching gift page. While Double the Donation hasn’t built fully automated in-house analytics (it’s on our […]