Online Fundraising On A Shoestring Budget


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Online fundraising is growing faster than all types of fundraising. In 2017, online fundraising in the last few days of the year increased by a whopping 38% over the year before.

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Tips and tales of non-profit success in fundraising, board development, and doing good. Each episode features an interview with a non-profit about the tactics used to raise funds and impact.

Responding to Emerging Needs
Responding to Emerging Needs

Season 3, Episode 3 of the How We Run podcast shows how one organization is moving quickly to respond to the emerging needs of their community. In this episode, we’re talking to Porter Gilberg,...

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How to Make Your Case to Funders
How to Make Your Case to Funders

Season 2, Episode 6 of the How We Run podcast we follow up on Trent's advice that organizations need to be using their 990s as marketing documents. So we followed up with an organization that caught...

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Online Fundraising On A Shoestring Budget

Full disclosure: I have cried at my desk. Sometimes it was because the nonprofit I was working at had a hard case or a bad day, but a lot of time I was crying big sloppy tears of frustration. Frustration at how much money we needed to raise. Frustration over the...

Instructions for a Virtual Fundraiser

Thrilling Adventure Hour - a virtual event raising funds for food banks On March 22, 2020, we cobbled together some technology to do a live streaming fundraiser based on the long-running scripted stage show and podcast The Thrilling Adventure Hour. We ended up using...

Good Fundraisers Are Like Baseball Players

I love summer because it’s baseball season. Long summer nights, pitching duels, hitting streaks, and slumps, the rookie who hits a home run at his first at-bat, the journeyman finally finding his team and having a breakout season. Baseball games are long and baseball...


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