The Top Fundraising Mistake Your Nonprofit Should Avoid

When it comes to fundraising mistakes, there’s a top faux pas that fundraisers everywhere need to avoid — one you’ve likely made yourself, many times: According to the website House of Names, “In the United States, the name Friend is the 1,930th most popular surname with an estimated…

5 Best Practices for Afterschool Program Management in 2022

As an afterschool program coordinator, you’re all too familiar with the sometimes stressful nature of your position. You’ve got kids to keep entertained, parents to stay in touch with, and school administrators to coordinate with. All in all, this can create a hectic workload. Luckily, there are plenty…

Grants & Program Sustainability Plans: 7 Key Revenue Sources

Grants can be an important source of program and operating revenue for nonprofits. For many organizations, funding from private and family foundations, government funding agencies, and corporations represent some of their single largest funding sources. But using grants to fund your programming is not a passive form of fundraising—far…

Ethical Shopping | How to Change the World with Your Wallet

Today, shoppers face more choices than ever before. Making a purchase can involve choosing between a high and low price, a specialty item or a generic solution, or buying just enough for now or buying in bulk. And sometimes, shoppers even need to consider their personal and ethical values. Ethical…

Getting Started with Team Fundraising [+7 Fundraising Ideas]

Fundraising is rarely a one-person job. After all, even the most passionate individuals can only reach out to so many supporters by themselves. Fortunately, team-based organizations, such as little leagues, high school sports teams, and sports clubs, already have a team assembled. With the right tools, these teams can mobilize…

Passive Fundraising: How to Earn Extra Revenue [+5 Ideas]

For busy nonprofits, fundraising can quickly become a full time job. On top of fulfilling your mission and overseeing day-to-day operations, your team will need to plan a variety of fundraisers to continue bringing in revenue. Plus, fundraising professionals also know how important it is to have a diverse set…

5 Ways Your HOA Can Support Local Causes

Though the nature of an HOA provides a certain amount of independence, your HOA exists to some degree within the context of the larger city or town outside your gates. After all, homeowners’ children go to local schools, eat at local restaurants, and shop at local stores in the mainstream…