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An in-person donation ask can be intimidating. The goal is to make your donors feel as comfortable and inspired as possible so they do the work for you by asking how to give to your cause! Here are a few suggestions to help take the awkwardness out of asking for money.
With technological advances, you may think that online giving is the way to go. Although it's a valuable tool to have, in-person donation asks prove to be more effective overall. Studies show that donations made online are much smaller than those given through other channels.
"Gamification" is a trend sweeping the nonprofit world! Using this strategy can help increase engagement from a wider pool of potential donors.
Your board members play a key role in your nonprofit's success. Make sure they are recognized for their contribution and feel like a part of your nonprofit's family. Here are 5 easy things you can do to make sure your board members are happy and engaged.
People love to get outside and move, especially when it's for a good cause! Make your next event a 5k to bring some more fun to your fundraising
These days, it can be tough for nonprofits to find the most efficient (and easiest) way to connect with millennials. Snapchat is the social media platform millennials swear by and you can use that to your advantage. There are several reasons why Snapchat is an effective tool for nonprofits:
As it becomes less common for donors to carry cash around, nonprofits must seek solutions that make giving simple on the go. At first glance, Square and these other card readers may seem like the perfect solution, but there are many alternatives that can offer your organization a much better giving experience.
We've seen it across the board -- non-monetary contributions including volunteer hours are taking a back seat to donations.
We’ve put together a list of to-dos for non-profits like yours to keep their volunteers committed and interested.
Nonprofits need to change the way they opperate, and start treating themselves like a business. Grab a seat (and call over your supervisor) 'cause this one is hitting all the points.
Ramp up your next fundraiser by turning it into a contest! This innovative approach will bring more excitement, and dollars, to your fundraiser so everybody wins.
The Tuesday after Thanksgiving, November 28, has been dubbed Giving Tuesday. This is a social media fueled, 24 hour period of charitable giving that coincides with the holiday giving season.
We are so excited about this month's Fundraising Strategies & Nonprofit Tech Carnival. We are happy to share 6 in-person fundraising resources with you today.
Here are some tips to keep your donors happy as the giving season approaches.
Our Fundraising Success Team was asked to present in a webinar outlining the top strategies for in-person donation collection. The video attached has all those best practices boiled down into a beautiful 17 minute blast of best practices.
Whether you're reaching out to fortune 500 corporations, local mom-and-pop shops, or major supporters, many are willing (and eager!) support your mission. That's why we've created a list of expert tips to help you raise money for your event.
Luckily raising money for events doesn't have to be a challenge if you know who to ask and are equipped with the right tips. That's why we've compiled a list of three ways you can collect donations for charity events.
If you want to host a fundraising gala, keep reading! We'll go over six tips to help you plan a night your supporters won't forget
This week we are focusing in on tying your donation to a very specific outcome and how that can increase donor interest as well as their contribution.
Their Annual Garden Party was a huge success in raising over $100,000 with the help of their young and eager volunteers. We are so excited that we had the chance to feature them this week!
This week for our Museum and Educational Nonprofit Spotlight we are excited to showcase Beaufort History Museum and their fun and sassy Hattitude Fundraiser.
The new DipJar Fundraising Success Team is ready to help you. Our dedicated team of fundraising experts are now at your service if you are looking for fundraising ideas, best practices to bring in the most amount of donations, marketing advice, and more!
We are fortunate enough to highlight another great story for our series showcasing museums and educational nonprofits! The International Tennis Hall of Fame upgraded the entire museum and we love their smart approach to attract groups and encourage more social participation with the changes.
As much as we love dogs we were excited to switch things up for this week's animal welfare series. The Pelican Harbor Seabird Station raised over $100,000 in one evening at their Pelican Party!
Keeping people involved and interested in the arts is a challenging task, which is in why this week's issue we are highlighting FOUR different Art Galleries and Centers on how they interact with their local communities. Find out what events and fundraiser they have to keep their galleries and pockets full.
We love that the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum hosts such a thoughtful event every year. The $100,000 raised goes to help so much and we are so glad we get to share their story!
Part of our Animal Welfare series we are highlighting another incredible story. In Louisiana, Take Paws Rescue called on their community to help them sustain their operation.
This week in our spotlight series on museums and educational nonprofits we are highlighting OH WOW! and how they raised $12,000 in one evening. Every year OH WOW! opens up their children's museum up to parents for food, drinks and fun, they just have one rule, no kids.