Like many industries, fundraising has changed rapidly over the last few years. More and more donations are being made on-line and new causes and events are springing up daily. While email and social media make it easier to reach existing and potential donors, staying current with your approach and messaging is crucial. Read on for fundraising trends to know and use right now.
When donors make a gift to a charity, they do so with the hope and trust that the charitable organization will use those funds as effectively as possible. This means avoiding unnecessary online fundraising administrative costs so that the dollars you raise will be maximized for the cause. Thankfully, there are simple steps you can take to lower costs and increase departmental efficiencies, thereby saving your organization valuable money and time.
If you are one of the many charities that participated in Giving Tuesday on November 28, 2017, you surely recognize the growing impact of the movement on your community of donors and volunteers. Now in its 6th year, Giving Tuesday was launched in 2012 by the Belfer Center for Innovation and Social Impact at New York’s 92nd Street Y, in partnership with the United Nations Foundation. The effort brought together a powerful team of influencers to shape the movement and spur a day dedicated to giving and volunteerism.