Fundraising Gala: 5 Creative Sponsor Opportunities

So you’re hosting a Gala for your Nonprofit organization. In addition to celebrating and spreading awareness, this Gala is intended to be a major source of fundraising revenue for your mission this year. If you’ve ever planned a Fundraising Gala you know that a majority of your revenue comes from Sponsorship Opportunities, having companies, organizations and individuals pay to host a …

11 Tips for Inviting at Easter

Did you know that statistics show 8 out of 10 people who are invited to an Easter Service by someone they know attend? Easter is the number one time of the year for people who don’t know Jesus, or who don’t go to Church, to have an interest in visiting. If you and your Church are not actively inviting friends, …

How often to post on Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest… and so many more Social Media Platforms for your Church or Nonprofit organizations to keep up with. It can be a little overwhelming trying to figure out when and what to post. From an outside eye Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest… they may all seem the same. What you post on one post on the other. However, …

10 Facebook Tips for Nonprofits

Facebook. Pretty much anyone you meet has a Facebook now. From 15 year old teens to 95 year old grandparents, everyone seems to be embracing the online community, and Missionaries must utilize this way of communicating with their donors, supporters and potential partners. Many times a Facebook Page is where someone first goes to find out about who you are, …

12 Tips for Photos

You’ve probably heard the old adage “A photo is worth a 1,000 words”, and while that is true in general, for a Nonprofit and Missionary a photo can be worth so much more. It can be the difference between someone quickly scanning over your content or becoming engaged with your story. How many times have you  seen a photo that …

11 Tips for Nonprofit Email Newsletters

Email has been an incredible tool for Missionaries and Nonprofits over the years, and it only continue to increase in importance. Check out these 11 tips on creating great Email Newsletters. 1. Don’t Flood Their Inbox With e-newsletters the cost of sending is pretty much zero, so a lot of Missionaries can see that as a hurdle they don’t have …

From Donors to Partners – Part 3: Thankyou

So you’ve just had someone new give to you or your organization. Maybe through your website. Maybe at an event. Maybe because a friend told them about you. So the hard part is over right? You’ve secured the donation. You’ve gotten a little bit more financing to further your vision. All is well. Put the brakes on that thinking… the …

From Donors to Partners – Part 2: Know Your Supporters

Today, as we continue to journey down the path of Donors to Partners, we want to cover the essentials of Data Collection. Data and Donor Management is words that many Missionaries and Nonprofits really dislike. It takes work. It takes time. But it’s essential to really know the people who are giving and supporting you and your organization. It’s essential …

From Donors to Partners – Part 1: What’s in a name?

In this multi-part series we’ll be taking a look at some of the best ways of developing and building relationships with people who believe in you, support you and ultimately become passionate about your cause. Today we are hitting on something that may seem incredibly easy and even small… but something we have seen play a huge role in cultivating …