If you have volunteers within your nonprofit organization, consider the following multiple-choice question: Volunteers exist to: a) save us money or b) make us money. There isn’t a right or wrong answer here. But it does reflect on your attitude toward training your volunteers. If volunteers are all about saving you money, then you might […]
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The registration process can be one of the first touchpoints that a supporter has with your organization. In fact, you’re more likely to host a well-attended and effective event if it’s easy for supporters to register. For this reason, you want the sign-up process to be easy and accessible to anyone who has expressed interest […]
Higher ed institutions everywhere are making a difference in their students’ lives and education. But a lot of student success depends on those colleges and universities having the resources they need to continue their programming. For that reason, fundraising is a huge priority at higher ed institutions. Without funding, institutions can’t continue to provide the […]
Launching your annual fund campaign is a critical task for nonprofits, and it is important to get the most out of your efforts to best pursue your mission. In order to fulfill your needs, it’s a good idea to leverage effective planning and promotion strategies to get the word out far and wide. And how […]
As schools are returning for the Spring 2021 semester, many are remaining in an entirely virtual or hybrid setting. This school year has brought forth many challenges of how to effectively involve the school community, as well as provide support for the students and staff. Schools that have moved to a virtual setting during COVID […]
Let me ask you a question. Yes, you. Have you ever heard of volunteer grants? Okay, better question: Do you know what volunteer grants are and how to get them for your nonprofit? You might already have an idea of how volunteer grants work, and perhaps occasionally even receive these grants for your organization. But […]
At the start of a new year, it’s a great time for your organization to take an “out with the old, in with the new” mindset when it comes to your fundraising efforts. In this period of self-reflection, you might be looking to transform your fundraising plans to start seeing improved results. Start by analyzing […]
If you work for a higher education institution, you know that bringing in donations is essential. After all, those contributions fund school programs, supplies and materials, and other crucial components that drive your curriculum. But rather than asking donors to dig back into their pockets time after time, what if you could maximize their existing […]
As a nonprofit professional, you probably already know the basics arounds matching gifts. But ask yourself this question: Do I know how to implement matching gifts effectively as part of our team’s fundraising strategy? You might have some sort of idea of how you can do this. But when you really think about it, do […]
What if you could double someone’s donation to your organization? Well, you can! Corporate matching gift programs are a big part of corporate philanthropy—companies essentially match donations their employees make to nonprofit organizations. However, many nonprofits and donors don’t actively pursue those matches. Here at Getting Attention, we thought it would be helpful to list […]
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