A Complete Guide to Fundraising Automation for Nonprofits

Gone are the days of thousands of donor records sitting in a dusty filing cabinet in the backroom of your nonprofit headquarters. Most organizations are even past manually typing out and sending thank-you emails to each individual who gives to their cause. But what’s changed? Fundraising automation! Organizations everywhere are beginning to automate more and […]

How Donor Employer Information Can Boost Your Fundraising

  As a nonprofit (or school) fundraising professional, you surely want to raise as much revenue as possible to go toward your mission. When it comes to optimizing your organization’s supporter engagement and fundraising strategies, having access to donor employer information can play a notable role in your levels of success. But how? Here are […]

Small Businesses With Big Matching Gifts: Examples + Tips

When you think of top matching gift companies, your mind might be drawn to enterprise-level corporations such as Disney, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, etc. And for a good reason⁠—research shows that more than 65% of Fortune 500 companies offer matching gift programs. These corporations are well-known for their success and employ hundreds of thousands of people. But […]

Why Did My Nonprofit Receive a Check From a CSR Vendor?

Let’s say you’re going through your nonprofit’s mail when you notice a check from a company you’ve never heard of before. After conducting a quick Google search, you determine that the sender is what’s known as a “CSR vendor.” Interesting. But where did it come from? And what does this mean for your organization? It […]

Hiring a Grants Consultant? 3 Characteristics to Look For

Grant funding is a critically important source of revenue for many nonprofits. Grant funding from private and family foundations, federal and state government agencies, and corporate philanthropy programs allows nonprofits to better pursue their missions and expand their offerings to constituents. But finding the right grant opportunities, building relationships with funders, and writing winning grant […]

Matching Gift Databases: Our Comprehensive Guide for 2022

As the process of securing funding for your nonprofit becomes even more competitive, it’s important to consider every avenue to build more revenue. For many organizations, matching gifts fall by the wayside, but this is an essential part of fundraising. How can you best leverage matching gifts as part of your fundraising strategy? By investing […]

13 Essential Corporate Giving & Philanthropy Statistics

Corporate giving is a type of philanthropy in which corporations give to nonprofit causes, through both monetary and non-monetary contributions. However, many organizations don’t spend a lot of time pursuing this fundraising channel. That’s why it’s important to understand the impact that corporate giving and philanthropy can have on nonprofits. Whether a company matches its […]

The Top Nonprofit Fundraising Statistics You Should Know

Nonprofits consistently put in tons of effort to reach their goals. In serving their missions, it’s important to reach out to supporters and bring in the revenue they need to keep going. But it’s not an easy feat. That’s why we’ve laid out some of the top nonprofit fundraising statistics to provide your organization with […]

17 Matching Gift Statistics Every Nonprofit Should Know

Matching gifts can have a huge impact on your organization’s fundraising revenue. After all, corporate matching gifts can double (or even triple) a donor’s contribution. But while the decision to collect matching gifts may seem like a no-brainer, many organizations don’t pursue this form of corporate philanthropy. It’s important to educate your staff and donors […]

Matching Gift Letters: The Nonprofit’s Guide to Raising More

If you work for a nonprofit organization, you likely understand the importance of communicating with your supporters. But maximizing your communication efforts can be a challenge—especially when it comes to matching gifts. Corporate matching gifts are an often overlooked source of fundraising revenue, but they can have a huge impact on the amount of money […]