How to Build an Audience for Fundraising Campaigns

How to Build an Audience for Fundraising Campaigns

Building and using an email list can be an extremely effective way to fundraise for your nonprofit. In this article, we are going to go over some methods to build an audience for fundraising campaigns.   Defining your audience  Social Media Blasts/Advertising Document your process Thank everyone!  Actively participate in groups  Give value incentivize the share  Send out industry-relevant news  Before you build an audience for fundraising, define it so you understand who you are trying to reach. Okay so, this…

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Charity Spotlight – ArtStream, Helping Improve Communication Skills Through Art

Charity Spotlight – ArtStream, Helping Improve Communication Skills Through Art

ArtStream’s mission reflects a desire to develop individuals social skills through art and theater. Based in Chevy Chase, Maryland ArtStream has been using performing arts to empower people with social disabilities since 2005. Given the program has shown success, and the uniqueness of the approach, we have chosen ArtStream to be part of our Spotlight program. Helping people improve social skills is just great for everyone It is the mark of modern civilization to collectively raise people to their highest…

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10 Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits to Increase Donations

10 Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits to Increase Donations

So you’ve started a charity, you’ve decided to impact the world in a way that just might improve things for other people. Now you need to find some funding because great ideas for charities don’t pay for themselves. Don’t you worry, we have 10 fundraising ideas for nonprofits to serve as inspiration. This is a working post – we will periodically add or edit ideas listed. Please make sure to subscribe to be up to date with new posts and…

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Best Charities to donate to are Small Nonprofit Organizations

Best Charities to donate to are Small Nonprofit Organizations

While this site is new, one of the goals is to highlight several small to medium size organizations. Finding funding for a small group is difficult, so we are explicitly choosing to support small nonprofits. Small nonprofits are the best charities to donate to for several reasons. Why should you support small to medium-sized nonprofits? They are the best charities to donate to because: There is less opportunity for small organizations Established but small NPOs often have demonstrated the need…

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One Non-Profit called Peace of Adventure and a Morning Bike Ride

One Non-Profit called Peace of Adventure and a Morning Bike Ride

Peace of Adventure is a small nonprofit that offers an opportunity for everyone to get outside regardless of ability. It’s a great program that relates well to my morning bike ride. A Morning Bike Ride This morning I went mountain biking with a friend after a long hiatus from the bike world. He had just purchased a new ride, inspiring confidence in an area of outside sports to which I have no business. I know how to ride a bike,…

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Finding Funding as a New Non-Profit – 4 Tips to Get Started

Finding Funding as a New Non-Profit – 4 Tips to Get Started

Finding funding as a new nonprofit can be extremely difficult. It comes down to what your needs are and what you and the other founders are willing to contribute. The initial bump of cash is not unlike finding investors for a new business, except you’ll need to sell the mission along with your solution. Get things ready – so you can properly ask for funding. Before you go out applying for random grants or asking businesses for silent auction donations,…

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Children with Diabetes Research Foundation – Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Children with Diabetes Research Foundation – Type 1 Diabetes Cure

Type 1 Diabetes, often associated with children, is a cruel mistress; it consumes your life, making simple living an art form. Worse, society mixes it up with Type 2 Diabetes, which admittedly has its difficulties but is not the same thing. Even people in the medical profession bundle all diabetics into the same group. There are many, many more Type 2 folks out there, so funding and research tends to lean in that direction. This article supports The Children with…

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