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Monday, May 2, 2022
Understanding the Donor-Advised Fund Landscape: 5 Tips for Working with Donor-Advised Funds

Donor-advised funds continue to grow in popularity across the country. Here are a few tips for nonprofit professionals who may be working with donors who have set up donor-advised funds.

Guest Post: Nicole Stuke, Philanthropic Advisor

Monday, November 1, 2021
How To Stand Out This Giving Tuesday

Bloomerang's top three recommendations to make this Giving Tuesday the most successful ever.

Guest Post: Steven Shattuck, Bloomerang

Monday, October 18, 2021
Fundraising For The Perfect Cheer

Since 2020, GOEX has partnered with several groups and organizations to help raise over $6,000 for local and national causes. Of all of our partnerships, there was one campaign that particularly hyped up our spirits!

Guest Post: Amber Solomon, GOEX Apparel

Friday, August 20, 2021
Nonprofit Coffee Break: Vincent Nguyen

Each month, Nonprofit Connect sits down with a different nonprofit professional to chat about leadership, learning and life over a cup of coffee. This month, we sit down with Vincent Nguyen, Development Director of Cultivate KC.

Colin Bennett, Marketing Manager

Monday, June 7, 2021
Reframing Your Approach to Funding

While many of us are excited to start attending in-person events and galas again, we know that fundraising has changed forever because of the pandemic. Now is the time to think critically about legacy or planned giving strategies, reserve fund investment strategies, online fundraising, resuming in-person events and other revenue sources.

Guest Post: Nicole Stuke, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

Monday, October 12, 2020
A Connected Cause: Today's Supporters and the Organizations Poised to Connect with Them

We're hosting a webinar with Rachel Hutchisson, VP with Blackbaud, on October 27. In this post, Rachel shares how organizations can prioritize and leverage their philanthropic engagement efforts.

Guest Post: Rachel Hutchisson, VP at Blackbaud

Thursday, October 31, 2019
Scared of Year End?

We’re bringing Marcy Heim, a respected authority in enhancing major gift success, to Kansas City on Monday, November 18, to offer a clear understanding of crafting an ask. Here she shares her top ten tips for year-end fundraising.

Guest Post: Marcy Heim, CFRE, CSP, The Artful Asker

Monday, October 28, 2019
Top Tips for Selecting Your Database

These database vendors work with nonprofits every day to find solutions to their biggest technology problems, so we tapped into their experience and knowledge to find out what nonprofits should consider when making database change.

Jen Newell, Events Manager

Monday, October 14, 2019
CRM and Beyond

There has been a buzz lately about Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems and many nonprofits want more information on the benefits of using them in their organizations.

Guest Post: Kim Foster

Monday, July 1, 2019
The ROI of Fundraising

Judy Keller examines how organizations can determine the return of investment of their fundraising efforts.

Guest Post: Judy Keller