Email marketing is an extremely powerful tool for building awareness about your mission, whether your purpose is fighting for social justice or providing under-privileged communities with clean water. You can obtain amazing results through email marketing by planning your campaign carefully and following the best email practices.
Do you feel like the fundraiser you hold every year is becoming more and more boring? You are dealing with low engagement levels and are far from attaining your nonprofit’s financial goals?
We recommend reviving your fundraising strategy by implementing any of the following 25 creative ideas. Your organization donors would love to be entertained and have fun while giving for charity, don’t you think?
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Why does your nonprofit organization need a mobile-friendly website?
Check the facts:
- Smartphones have become a primary way of accessing the Internet for many users
- US smartphone penetration is currently at 75-80%
- 15% of Americans own a smartphone and have a limited number of options for going online other than their mobile device
- 51% of people researching your website before making a donation do so on a mobile device
- The average amount offered from mobile devices during event donations is $167
The following is an excerpt from The Ultimate Guide to Donation Pages, the latest eBook from Fundlio.
No matter how great your donation landing pages look and how effective calls-to-actions are, if nobody knows about your page, your conversion rates will remain low. How can yous start generating traffic to your donation pages?
Why does your nonprofit organization need a strong nonprofit online presence? How can you achieve it?
These are the two inquiries this guide is aiming at answering to. Nowadays, there is no question whether a nonprofit should have a website or not; the biggest issue is how to use the website and the other available online channels to collect more funds and elevate supporter engagement levels.
Fundraising is difficult, do you agree? No matter what technique you use: donation request letters, media appeals, charitable events, or face-to-face meetings. It’s no wonder even board members avoid it and hire professionals to collect contributions for their nonprofit organizations.
Moreover, some experts consider you can’t be a successful fundraiser unless you have a gift for this crucial nonprofit activity.
Knowing how to write an effective donation request letter is critical for helping your church meet its fundraising goals.
Besides good writing skills, you will also need to have a good understanding about asking for donations.
Writing an effective donation request letter will allow you to raise awareness for your organization.
Additionally, it will help people to connect with your church’s mission and financial needs.
Who said being a pastor was an easy job? Those complaining about the drawbacks of their corporate careers should take a look at the challenges faced by church staff. At the first sight, a pastor’s responsibilities don’t seem very tough: “inviting other people to know and love Jesus Christ”, “inspiring the community to love God and love others”, or “mentoring people and pushing them towards greatness”. Seems like a low stress role, right?
Can you have both “tech trends” and “churches” in the same sentence?
Yes, as long as you want to be at the helm of an institution which is grounded in contemporary reality and not in the past. That was when most churches were technologically adverse.
In fact, there is no communication channel that is wrong per se. It’s how we use these tools that makes the difference between good and bad. God’s call of stewardship can be answered in multiple ways. And getting the most from these latest technology trends is one of them.
Homelessness is a major problem for communities all over the world, and there is no general consensus on what attitude to adopt towards people living on the street. Nonprofit organizations like RainCity Housing, a Canadian charity dedicated to find solutions for people dealing with mental illness and addictions, struggle to improve life quality and encourage the society to treat homeless people with dignity. At the same time, others have a completely different view, such a Tesco supermarket in London which installed anti-homeless spikes to discourage rough sleepers.