Digital Fundraising Learning Curve

Posted by GVT Admin on May 31, 2023 12:37:45 PM

Nonprofit fundraising has been migrating toward digital formats for 20 years. Some nonprofits have been quicker than others to adopt online fundraising, but all have been experiencing a steep learning curve. This has proved to be a daunting task for nonprofits as they find themselves scrambling to keep up with the rapid advances and permutations of digital technology. Gradually, however, new fundraising trends are emerging, and every savvy nonprofit would be wise to take note.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, nonprofit funding, nonprofit management

Donor Management: Nine Tips to Improve Donor Relationships at Your NGO

Posted by GVT Admin on Dec 16, 2022 10:45:00 AM

If there is one thing that all non-profit organizations will agree on, it is that donors are the backbone of any successful social service organization. Donors enable human services to turn ideas into reality, achieve goals, and work for various societal causes.

However, in recent years, NGOs have faced numerous challenges in attracting and retaining donors. This is due in part to the changing dynamics of the world. And, most importantly, donors are more conscious, aware, and thoughtful of the social services they fund.

The truth is that loyal donors give 42 percent more funds in a year than one-time donors. As a result, it is critical for social services to maintain their recurring donors while seeking new ones.  

With this blog we hope to help the reader learn more about donor management and how a strong donor engagement strategy can help you retain donors. Begin right away to learn what you need to know to ensure the prosperity of your NGO.  

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, nonprofit funding

Four Tips for Increasing Fundraising for Your NGO

Posted by GVT Admin on Nov 17, 2022 10:45:00 AM

There are an estimated ten million non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide. There are 1.5 million of them in the United States. America has one of the most promising welfare infrastructures due to its extensive network of social services.

At the same time, the presence of the vast majority of non-profits in the United States makes it difficult for these NGOs to run their operations consistently and with adequate funds.

Donors have many options for charities, as many NGOs are unable to attract large enough projects. Smaller non-profits have a particularly difficult time attracting long-term donors.

Today's article will give you some general fundraising tips that will benefit any NGO, regardless of mission or vulnerable population that they serve.  

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, nonprofit funding

How To Write The Perfect Fundraising Letter

Posted by GVT Admin on Oct 18, 2022 10:10:00 AM

As a manager of a nonprofit agency, you are aware that one of the most effective tactics in the fundraising plan for your nonprofit is a persuasive fundraising letter, but it can be challenging to write one that is effective. It calls for thought and some reworking. However, if you are successful, you'll give your organization the chance to help more people than if you only used email. Here are some guidelines for crafting the ideal letter for fundraising.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, nonprofit funding

How To Build Healthy Relationships With Donors and Funders?

Posted by GVT Admin on Sep 29, 2022 10:45:00 AM

If you are a social service organization seeking to make a long-term impact, look for people who genuinely care about your cause. If you want the best long-term results for your non-profit, your main contributors should be committed in the long run.
It's unlikely that you'll come across someone who makes a significant contribution and then vanishes. This is because they care about your cause and want to see how they can make a difference through your organization.
Some of the difficult processes involved in capturing contributors' attention and developing a lasting connection with them are discussed in this blog.

Let's dive in!

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, nonprofit funding

Mastering Digital Fundraising: 4 Quick Wins to Implement Right Now

Posted by GVT Admin on Sep 19, 2022 10:45:00 AM

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an increase in demand for the online first strategy, which also applies to charities. Online fundraising is no longer an option for non-profit organizations; it is required to ensure future fundraising growth. The evolution of digital fundraising is one of the developments in the non-profit sector.
Here are some tips to help non profit leadership to master digital fundraising.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, nonprofit funding

5 Additional Benefits of Fundraising Campaigns

Posted by GVT Admin on Jun 2, 2022 7:00:00 AM

Although the main objective of organizing a fundraising campaign is to generate funds, there are several other major factors why they are so important. You need money to keep your organization going and to promote your charity objectives and social service campaigns, but fundraising may also provide other advantages. Let's go over some of the important reasons for organizing a fundraising campaign.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, Nonprofit General, nonprofit mission

The Ford Foundation's BUILD Program for Social Justice Nonprofits

Posted by GVT Admin on Aug 30, 2018 5:29:18 PM

The nonprofit world has struggled for years with the distinction donors make between mission dedicated donations (restricted funds) and funds available for overhead and administrative salaries (unrestricted). The dichotomy has grown out of the emerging belief among donors that money spent directly on mission is better spent than money “wasted” on overhead costs and administrative salaries. Studies reveal that donors “feel” better about donations when they are assured that their money has gone directly to mission outcomes.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, Nonprofit General, nonprofit mission, grants

Raise more money with a special event program

Posted by George Ritacco on May 16, 2018 11:58:12 AM

Which part of your event raises the most money?

So often we get caught up in the daily tasks of the event that we don't take the time to think through the program part of the event. But this is where most of your money gets raised? Right?

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas

Changing Times... Jewish Federations of North America

Posted by GVT Admin on Apr 11, 2018 11:52:45 AM

The Jewish Federations of North America brings together a network of 148 local federations which collectively raise and allocate more than $3 billion annually for social welfare, social services, and educational needs. The JFNA has spent three decades in an effort to create an ongoing mechanism that would productively connect local federations to a group of national Jewish organizations. Its mission was “to bring together seven national Jewish agencies and the Jewish federation network into a common space, promoting deeper relationships and creating synergy among them.”

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Fundraising Ideas

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