Grassroots Movement Blog

What Nonprofit Donors Want to See From Their Contributions

By John Connors

To our way of thinking, nonprofit donors are looking for a few key pieces of information prior to considering any donation. Then, after they’ve...

Nonprofit Fundraising Compliance 101

By John Connors

Some people feel that since they are a nonprofit and doing good for others that they should be given any latitude needed to accomplish their...

The State of Online Fundraising

By John Connors

Blackbaud reports that in 2016 charitable giving grew 1% during 2015. Online giving—one of the bright spots—grew nearly 8%. Yet online fundraising...

Tips for Growing, Managing a 501c3 Organization

By John Connors

The Blackbaud Institute recently released its 5th Annual Charitable Giving Report covering 2016 results across nearly 7,000 nonprofits. The news...

The Best Charitable Video Examples for Making Your Donors Cry

By John Connors

I’m reasonably sure that it’s not typically one of your objectives to make your donors cry. But engaging them emotionally is the key to involving...

Seven Productivity Tools to Help You Raise More Funds in 2017

By John Connors

As you look over all your fundraising plans for the year along with a long list of aggressive goals, it can be overwhelming. I’ll bet you need to...

Our Five Favorite Apps for Managing Contacts

By John Connors

Long ago, probably in the last century, it was said that you’re only as good as the contacts in your Rolodex. In case you don’t know, a Rolodex is...

How a “No-Ask” Donor Cultivation Campaign Increases Nonprofit Donor Giving

By Aaron Krolikowski

If you have kept up with our posts over the past year, you already know that a successful nonprofit fundraiser depends on more than just a “pitch”...

7 Fundraising Ideas to Consider in 2017

By John Connors

As part of your New Year’s resolutions, it’s always good to consider a few new ideas for your fundraising. Of course, this isn’t about dropping...

10 Answers Needed to Create a Solid Fundraising Plan

By John Connors

Campaign Now works with quite a few nonprofit organizations on all aspects of their fundraising campaigns. We often work side-by-side to develop...

How to Sell Your Boss on New Nonprofit Fundraising Methods

By John Connors

You’re working in a nonprofit because you want to make an impact. You’re not satisfied by staying with the status quo. Instead, you’re driven to...

Campaign Now’s Preferred Technology Vendors for Nonprofit Direct Marketing

By John Connors

In our work with nonprofits of every size and budget, we’ve encountered a wide array of technology being used for direct marketing. Many...

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