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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

Donor Management

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

Donor Management

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

Donor Management

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

Donor Management

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

Donor Management

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

Donor Management

A Guide to the Top CRM and Donor Management Systems

Looking for a CRM or donor management system for your organization? Check out our handy guides for the leading systems for small and medium-sized nonprofits!

July 31, 2018

Donor Management

Addressing the Giving Plunge: Advice from the Great Recession

The new U.S. tax law will drastically reduce the number of people who will take deductions for charitable gifts, so donations could decrease for your nonprofit this year. Find out how to maximize your nonprofit's income in the short term and build a foundation for the long term!

July 18, 2018

Donor Management

Charitable Giving Expected to Plunge: How Nonprofits Can Survive

It is wise and prudent for U.S. nonprofits and faith-based organizations to prepare for a lean year with regard to individual donations. In this blog post, we discuss these upcoming changes and offer some practical suggestions on how your charity can prepare for a difficult year ahead.

May 31, 2018

Donor Management

Boost Your Nonprofit's Fundraising with TechSoup's Product Donations and Discounts

The 2017 passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could have a major impact: most nonprofits will need to rely on fundraising efforts more in the coming fiscal year than ever before. Our catalog offers many digital fundraising tools that can help you secure funding.

May 24, 2018

Donor Management

8 Digital Fundraising Trends in 2018

Digital fundraising is constantly evolving, so it's important for nonprofits to stay on top of emerging trends and take advantage of new tools. Here are eight trends that your organization can use now to better engage with supporters and raise more money.

May 03, 2018