Involving volunteers in nonprofit fundraising can be challenging and at times downright tricky, especially with the recent decline in the volunteer rate. This makes it all the more important to identify the right volunteers and have strategies in place to retain them. To be successful involving volunteers in fundraising, organizations should consider these key factors:

  • Select the right volunteer for the right job:  Volunteers want to participate in activities in which they are comfortable and will achieve
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According to Independent Sector, a volunteer’s time is worth over $22 per hour.  Last year alone, 62.8 million Americans volunteered almost 8 billion hours.  As a nonprofit, you know how valuable these people are to your organization.  By paying attention to how you work with your volunteers, you attract their devotion, enhance their experience, and make them part of your mission over the long term.

The Urban Institute reports that nonprofits need to...Read more

Here’s a guest post from our friends at Eventbrite.  They are offering nonprofits a pretty cool incentive to engage constituents in a #GivingTuesday promotion.  Read on to learn how Give More Together can help your nonprofit raise funds and awareness.

We’re continually amazed by the diversity of causes that nonprofit events support.  From therapeutic horseback riding to environmentally sound landscaping, many specific needs would otherwise go unaddressed without the care of a...Read more

Helicopter parents may be the bane of a dean’s existence, but for fundraisers, an involved parent is nothing short of awesome.  Helicopter or no, what are the best ways to connect with and engage parents in the fundraising life of your institution quickly and successfully? The following are five tips to engage the families you serve.Read more

Technically, any fundraising initiative can be termed a “campaign.” However a working definition of a capital campaign might be "an intensive fundraising effort designed to raise a specified sum of money within a defined time period to meet the varied asset-building needs of an organization." More often than not, capital campaigns have become “comprehensive campaigns,” particularly in a university setting, where the status quo is to go from one campaign directly into the next.  These comprehensive campaigns may include goals for buildings and other tangible assets, as well as scholarships, endowments, and even current operating support.Read more

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