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Facebook fundraising for 2021: Where does it fit in your mix?

Facebook fundraising for 2021: Where does it fit in your mix?

As the behemoth social media platform, Facebook has a lot of options for getting the word out about your nonprofit—including raising funds directly through the platform itself. And while you can raise funds for nonprofits and personal causes through Facebook Fundraisers there are specifics to note about payouts, fees and donor information. Here are 5 […]

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How to choose the right payment processor

How to choose the right payment processor

Creating a seamless process for your donors or event attendees to make donations and payments online is an easy way to provide great customer service (and keep your donors coming back). Part of that process is identifying the right payment processor for your nonprofit. When you collect online payments through donations or event registrations, a […]

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8 types of emails your nonprofit should be sending

8 types of emails your nonprofit should be sending

Connecting with donors through email is a great, easy way to set the tone, earn trust and collect more donations year-round. It is a strategy that, if done right, can establish ongoing engagement and educate others about the great work you do. Today, we talk about the balance between fundraising emails and the other emails […]

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Introducing 4aGoodCause’s support for Stripe payments

Introducing 4aGoodCause’s support for Stripe payments

We work hard throughout the year to make sure our products are innovative and offer a variety of options to work with you, supporting your online fundraising needs to the fullest. Our goal to support our clients while always looking for ways to improve our product offerings is what drives us forward. That is why […]

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3 components of great welcome emails

3 components of great welcome emails

A new year is a great time to evaluate your donor touchpoints and ensure that your donors (or potential donors) feel welcome as soon as they engage with you. Oftentimes, we concentrate on the end result or action—their donation and how we thank them for their gifts. But what about at the onset of the […]

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How to sell nonprofit event sponsorships

How to sell nonprofit event sponsorships

Virtual and in-person nonprofit events can benefit from sponsors as a way to raise more money, to increase brand awareness and to give clout to new organizations or new events. Learning how to sell nonprofit event sponsorships can be an effective way to boost your overall fundraising goals throughout the year as well. Keep your […]

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6 nonprofit marketing tips for the new year

6 nonprofit marketing tips for the new year

The new year is here and we’re ready to kick things off with a clean slate; at least that’s what we’re hearing from nonprofits who experienced the turmoil of 2020. While you may still be treading lightly as we enter 2021, here are some ideas for marketing your nonprofit in a fresh light—bring on those […]

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Cause awareness days 2021: A planning calendar for nonprofits

Cause awareness days 2021: A planning calendar for nonprofits

Each year we create a calendar with updated key dates, holidays and monthly themes pertinent to nonprofits across the globe. This year, we have updated that list that includes daily, weekly and monthly observances, to help in your donor communication and content planning. Download our free 2021 Cause Awareness Days Calendar Knowing these key dates […]

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The final push: Year-end giving tips

The final push: Year-end giving tips

There’s still time to meet your annual fundraising goals. So, before the calendar flips to January, what are some ‘right now’ things your nonprofit can do as a final push to solicit year-end gifts? Check out our list of 8 easy-to-manage fundraising solutions to get you through December. 1. Use current finances to create urgency […]

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New CharityHowTo webinars for 4aGoodCause clients

New CharityHowTo webinars for 4aGoodCause clients

As we round out the year, we’ve compiled a list and links to some of the new CharityHowTo webinars to help your good cause plan for fundraising and marketing efforts into the new year. This free service for 4aGoodCause Growing and Midsize Plan customers is part of our new partnership with CharityHowTo. As a participant […]

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