TechSoup Blog

Event Planning

A Nonprofit's Guide to Event Planning: 4 Essential Steps

Before you book a space or hire a caterer, it’s important to plan a nonprofit event so that it will help you meet your goals. Here's a simple guide to planning.

April 11, 2019

Marketing and Communications

M+R's Surprising Analysis of 2018 Giving

Read more about the M+R's famous benchmark studies on U.S. nonprofit online fundraising and marketing trends and how it can affect you.

March 29, 2019

Social Media

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Mobile Fundraising

Pledge texting and text-to-donate campaigns are great ways to drive funds for your nonprofit's cause. Discover how your organization can benefit from mobile fundraising!

January 23, 2019

The Cloud

More Effective Fundraising Starts with TechSoup

Discover what apps, tools, and services TechSoup offers organizations to allow them to more effectively fund their programs!

January 21, 2019

Donor Management

Year-End Nonprofit Fundraising Checklist

For many organizations, year-end giving means connecting with individual donors — and increasingly, that's happening online. According to one study, about 30 percent of online donations received by nonprofit organizations came in December. Is your nonprofit doing everything it can to make the most of the online giving season?

December 04, 2018

IT Security

4 Tips on How to Give Safely Online

There are tons of scams out there. But they shouldn't prevent you from giving a gift to a cause you believe in. And with Giving Tuesday right around the corner, it's a great time to learn about some of these threats and the best practices for staying safe online.

November 19, 2018

Marketing and Communications

6 Emails You Should Send Donors Leading Up To Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is coming in hot, and it's a very important day for all nonprofits. Make the most of the fundraising occasion by sending your donors these six emails leading up to the big day!

November 14, 2018

Social Media

9 Tips to Maximize Your Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a unique opportunity for your organization to engage with your donors, supporters, and volunteers — and raise some money.

October 30, 2018

Event Planning

Set Up Successful Giving Tuesday and End-of-Year Fundraising Campaigns

Giving Tuesday and end-of-year fundraising are around the corner, and TechSoup wants to ensure that you're prepared to optimize your fundraising. Learn how to set up successful Giving Tuesday and end-of-year fundraising campaigns!

October 24, 2018

Marketing and Communications

How to Build and Sustain a Successful Monthly Giving Program

Monthly giving is the fastest growing segment of digital fundraising, offering benefits for both donors and nonprofits. Nonprofits can rely on monthly giving for consistent revenue to the organization. Plus, monthly donors are more likely to donate larger total gifts and to give over a longer time.

September 19, 2018

Social Media

7 Steps to Fundraising from Millennials: Getting Them to Give

Millennials are motivated by the goal of making the world a better place and tend to be much more cause-driven than previous generations. Learn how to appeal to this tech-savvy, connected, and social generation in order to ensure your nonprofit fundraising success in years to come!

September 05, 2018

Social Media

7 Tips for Fundraising on Social Media

In our increasingly interconnected world, about 7 in 10 Americans use some form of social network. Social media has become an important channel nonprofits can use to boost their outreach and fundraising capabilities. Read our seven tips for fundraising on social media!

August 08, 2018