fundraising

Year-end fundraising essentials

According to the Digital Giving Index, thirty percent of annual giving occurs in December. Network for Good, a technology provider for nonprofit organizations, has released a free digital guide to end-of-year fundraising (registeration required) with tips to make sure your nonprofit maximizes its holiday season donations. 

Acquire New Donors - AFP's Weekly "Top Ten Things"

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) releases a Top Ten Things list weekly through its online Resource Center. As described on the AFP website, Top Ten Things updates are designed to help you keep up with nonprofit news and tips:

"There’s so much information online that you’re bound to have missed some of it, especially over the holidays. Here are some of the top items, articles and ideas you need to know so you can keep up-to-date and find success."

Raise More Money with Returning Donors

Raise More Money with Returning Donors

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Open Invitation to Respond to 2013 Nonprofit Fundraising Survey

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The Nonprofit Research Collaborative is calling for responses to its 2013 Nonprofit Fundraising Survey

According to the Nonprofit Research Collaborative's website, the group studies charitable fundraising at nonprofit organizations and the factors that drive success and growth. As a collaborative effort, it aims to reduce the survey burden on charities by combining our originally separate studies to send fewer requests for survey participation.

What should I know about Donor-Advised Funds?

What is a donor-advised fund (DAF)?
According to the IRS, a donor-advised fund is an account of contributions made by individual donors but maintained and operated by a sponsoring 501(c)(3) organization. Once the donor makes a contribution, the sponsoring organization has legal control over it, but the donor retains advisory privileges with respect to the distribution of funds and the investment of assets in the account.

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