Archive | April, 2009

Accepting Donations Online: Three Great Service Providers

Posted on 29 April 2009

Accepting online donations is becoming much more popular for Non Profit Organizations. There are several ways to go about accepting online donations. Find out more about how to accept donations over the internet…

Amazing Grace: Favorite Nonprofit Video from the Salvation Army

Posted on 20 April 2009

This is such an awesome video. Reciting the familiar song lyrics, and putting them in the context of changed lives has a powerful impact.

Free Teleseminar: Fundraising in Tough Times

Posted on 15 April 2009

Sandy Rees is doing a free teleseminar next week called “Fundraising in Tough Times.”  Here’s why she decided to host this call: With the economy the way it is right now, it’s easy to get discouraged about asking people for money.  I’ve given my “it’s gonna be okay” talk to many groups and I’ve decided […]

Live Chats This Week: Grant Writing, International Philanthropy

Posted on 13 April 2009

The Chronicle of Philanthropy is hosting two online chat events this week.  You can submit questions ahead of time, whether you can attend the chat live or not.  Grant writing and international philanthropy will be discussed: The first is a live discussion this Tuesday, April 14, at noon Eastern time about grant writing strategies. We’ve […]

What’s your biggest challenge with special events? An open discussion…

Posted on 09 April 2009

Last week I was excited to attend the national Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) conference.  There were a lot of great seminars. What I really enjoy most about going to conferences though is meeting others who work in the nonprofit world. At the first morning opening session I struck up a conversation with someone who […]

Sponsor Focus & Creativity the Keys to Corporate Sponsorship Success

Posted on 08 April 2009

In March I had to pleasure of attending the Run Walk Ride Conference.  Unfortunately I didn’t get to stay for the entire event, but was treated to a day long seminar on local sponsorships.  Corporate sponsorships are an integral part of charity fundraisers such as athletic events, which was the context of this seminar, but […]

Fundraising Ideas for Relay for Life Events

Posted on 07 April 2009

Last minute undraising ideas for relay for life events – Most teams do fundraising for the weeks or months leading up to Relay. But not all of us…here are some fundraising ideas for the weekend of the event. […]