Nonprofit Connect Blog

Tom Ahern is presenting to Nonprofit Connect on July 12, 2019. In his blog post, Tom shared his experience as a first-time donor, and what the organization did right to keep him coming back.

Lori Jacobwith is presenting to Nonprofit Connect on May 29, 2019. In her blog post, Lori shares why your board members may not be engaged, and how to remedy the situation.

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.

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?”

Guest Post by Kelly Seward, Community Events Manager at Metro Lutheran Ministry. Nonprofit Connect’s new Fund Development Institute (FDI) is a game changer.

Guest post by Jeffrey Byrne, Co-Founder + CEO of Byrne Pelofsky + Associates. Here are five ways nonprofits can use Giving USA to improve their fundraising.

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.

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!

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

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