11.26.2013 ,

7 Ways to Give Back Thanksgiving Week

It’s Thanksgiving week, and while I’m consumed with visions of turkey, cranberry sauce (canned, not homemade) and pumpkin pie, I bet you’re less focused on your appetite and more on…

Money vs. Time

5 "Money Moments" Missing From Your Fundraising Strategy

Many, if not most, nonprofits think that there’s only one moment that matters in their fundraising: the donation. But to your supporters, a donation is just a single gesture among…

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How to Help the Victims of the Boston Explosion

Patriots Day is a special day in Boston. There’s the reenactment of the first battles of the American Revolution at Lexington and Concord. The Red Sox play at home in…

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11.28.2012 ,

The Joy in Generosity

There can be joy in generosity, and unfortunately, many of us aren’t able to take the time to let that joy sink in when we do something for others. Sometimes,…

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11.13.2012 ,

How to Use Amazon's Wedding Registry to Help a Nonprofit

I’m a big fan of using existing tools and resources to raise money for nonprofits. Too many people are trying to reinvent the wheel when one is already out there…

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10 Good Deeds in 10 Minutes

As you may have heard, Razoo is participating in efforts tied to World Hunger Day (October 16th). As Geoff Livingston writes, “The philanthropic goal encourages people to participate in small…

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5 Tips On Where To Put That Donate Button

Last week, we talked about Facebook memes–what works and what may not work. This week, I want to talk a bit about where to put the “donate” button on your…

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Togetherness

At the heart of giving and social media alike is a desire to connect fulfilling a need for togetherness. Sometimes that core emotional driver is buried in online solicitations, volunteering…

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Why Should I Donate?

That’s the question many prospective donors will ask you when you approach them for the first time. Some might even ask you that after they’ve donated. And it’s a good,…