Your team has been hard at work strengthening key facets of your plan, from acquiring new donors, keeping the ones you currently have, preaching your mission to the community, strategically engaging your board members, et al. Now it’s time to turn your attention to formulating (and stewarding) a strong Event strategy to round out your revenue plan.
For many nonprofits, events are essential to engage supporters and build excitement around the mission — and provide a smooth ask within the event’s positive atmosphere (and a bit of friendly peer pressure!). While undertaking events is certainly a significant investment requiring vital resources from both your staff and volunteer supporters, outcomes routinely show that events deserve a seat at the table for the long-term health of your nonprofit.
After the whirlwind we’ve been through the last few trips around the sun, we certainly hope the new year brings stability for your nonprofit. Read on for tips on what will make the biggest difference for your organization in the coming year….and hopefully allow you to spend your time, energy and money in the smartest manner possible.
Peer-to-Peer campaigns can be launched with very little startup capital, and with comparatively little effort on the part of the organizer. Simply set up an easily-understood initiative — and let your cause champions run with it. Here are some Peer-to-Peer ideas to re-invigorate your Year-End campaigns — and allow your most engaged stakeholders to do some of the lifting for you.
Now more than ever, communicating that the need of the populations you serve is just as great — and likely GREATER due to economic hardships — and that their support is critical to allow you to continue to go to bat for those who need assistance. Without support from constituents like them, your mission may falter. And what better time to leverage their support than on Giving Tuesday — a day specifically earmarked for giving to charitable causes?
How can you ensure that your vendors are as careful with their data as you are with yours? As recent events in the nonprofit world have shown, you not only need to be vigilant about your own data security, but make sure that any third-party vendors with access to your data are compliant as well. How can you …
DonorPoint recently had the privilege of being an exhibitor at the United Way Great Rivers 2022 Conference in Madison, WI. The sense of community and energy in the room was apparent, and we met so many great people who dedicate their careers to helping their communities under the guidance of the UW mission.