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Friday, October 19, 2018
When pulling together the details of your fundraiser, from catering to lighting to photography, don’t forget about the cause. Sharing the reason(s) your organization is raising funds doesn’t stop at the program or presentation you have prepared for the evening. Read more
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Friday, August 24, 2018
I have worked with hundreds of nonprofit organizations who have used the Fundraising Fitness Test (FFT) and I am often asked, “How should I use the Fundraising Fitness Test with my board?” Read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
Guest Post by Kelly Seward, Community Events Manager at Metro Lutheran Ministry. Nonprofit Connect’s new Fund Development Institute (FDI) is a game changer. Read more
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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Guest post by Jeffrey Byrne, President & CEO of Jeffrey Byrne + Associates. Here are five ways nonprofits can use Giving USA to improve their fundraising. Read more
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Monday, September 25, 2017
Guest post by Firespring, a Nonprofit Connect Business Premium Member. As we head into arguably the busiest time of the year—which includes #GivingTuesday, the biggest giving day of the year—it’s especially important to get your website ready now for all the donors who will be knocking on your online door. Read more
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Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Yesterday over 40 nonprofit professionals joined us for a workshop on Researching Grant Opportunities, lead by Julie Assel of Assel Consulting. Check out these key takeaways from the program to enhance your grant research! Read more
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Monday, November 7, 2016
You know that #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by social media. Many local organizations are gearing up for big campaign on that day, but how can we increase awareness and engagement in Kansas City? Using #GivingTuesdayKC as part of and in addition to your #GivingTuesday campaign will create a conversation about local giving, and generate a comprehensive list of participating organizations in Kansas City. Donors can use #GivingTuesdayKC to find organizations that are making an impact in the local community they care about. Will you use #GivingTuesdayKC and help us grow the day of giving here in Kansas City? Read more
Nonprofit Connect
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Nonprofit Connect recently hosted Jay Love, CEO/Co-founder of Bloomerang and Jay Wilkinson, Founder/CEO of Firespring, in Kansas City for a sold out professional development training. This program was a part of the Fundraising Fundamentals series, offered in partnership with Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Mid-America Chapter. 6 Steps to Never Losing Another Donor covered tips for an engaging website, strategies for fundraising metrics, donor database best practices and keys for driving donor retention. Bloomerang and Firespring provided a wealth of knowledge, and the full presentation is available to Nonprofit Connect members on ResourceLink. Here we compiled five of the program’s easiest online fundraising tips that your organization can begin working on right now. As Jay Wilkinson stated, the best strategy for better fundraising is to start today! Read more