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Posted by: John Admin - 01-16-2020, 11:58 PM - Forum: Running a Nonprofit - No Replies

If your organization in less than three years old, you will want to focus most of your effort on fundraising through other means than grants. With out a "track record", grant money will be difficult to receive. While this is general the rule of thumb, do investigate grant opportunities and build relationships with funders.

Check out the Ultimate Donations blog for this weeks post about grants.


Posted by: John Admin - 01-09-2020, 12:47 AM - Forum: Running a Nonprofit - No Replies

Using the calculation for Return on Investment (ROI), you can get a good idea about the profitability of an upcoming event or to find out what needs to change about past events. Just plug the event stats into this equation:

ROI = [(Amount Raised – Amount Spent) / Amount Spent] * 100

Check out the Ultimate Donations blog for the full post.


Posted by: John Admin - 12-31-2019, 05:43 PM - Forum: Running a Nonprofit - No Replies

Some people have the mindset that they need to just get through the content as quick as possible because it can be tedious. However, this is the wrong way to go about it. Content must be designed and engineered to be successful. Here is the full story on the importance of quality writing.


Posted by: John Admin - 12-14-2019, 04:02 PM - Forum: Running a Nonprofit - No Replies

Donor research should be done through both qualitative and quantitative practices. Within these two categories, the process must include exploratory research, explanatory research, and testing. Getting donations for your organization is distilled down to it all being about the donor. The full write-up of using donor psychology to increase donations is on the Ultimate Donations blog.


Posted by: RosalindFe - 12-13-2019, 09:12 PM - Forum: General - No Replies

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Posted by: John Admin - 12-06-2019, 05:05 PM - Forum: Running a Nonprofit - No Replies

AmazonSmile is a great free service that every non-profit charity should sign up for. Amazon users only need to adjust the URL they use and pick your charity to start donating 0.5% of the purchase price on tens of millions of products. Some charities even have money waiting to be claimed after registration. Check out the Ultimate Donations blog for a detailed post on AmazonSmile.


Posted by: John Admin - 11-29-2019, 06:33 PM - Forum: Running a Nonprofit - No Replies

Building personas around the types of donors you are targeting is key to increasing engagement. Be a detective and investigate what the defining characteristics of donors behaviors and preferences. Check out the Ultimate Donations blog post for more information here.


Posted by: John Admin - 11-22-2019, 09:11 PM - Forum: Running a Nonprofit - No Replies

Retaining donors is important! Calculate their Lifetime Value to find out who is worth pursuing and who isn't. Here is our blog post explaining what you need to know about Lifetime Value.


Posted by: John Admin - 11-15-2019, 05:57 PM - Forum: Running a Nonprofit - No Replies

Ask yourself these questions to help your organization build and retain donors. How much do donors trust your organization? Are they having a positive experience? Do you use all the data available to measure your success? Check how to use these questions to help increase your organization's revenue in the full article on our blog here.



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