5 ways to retain a corporate partner.
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May 20, 2016
By Ed Lord

With organizations focusing on long-term partnerships as opposed to annual or one-time sponsorships, it’s important that you work to retain those sponsors. It’s a given that your organization will deliver on promises to your corporate partner, but there are simple things you can do to ensure that you continue that partnership for years to come.

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Spring is DIY season.
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May 5, 2016
By Kevin Wolfe

Many organizations are discovering that Spring is a very successful time of the year to encourage supporters to create Do It Yourself peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns. There are two main reasons for this:

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Is resistance to DIY keeping you from your next revenue stream?
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April 14, 2016
By Kevin Wolfe

Many DonorDrive clients are generating substantial income through Personal Campaigns or complete Do It Yourself fundraising  programs. But we’re hearing that some organizations (maybe yours included?) are facing resistance from within that’s keeping them from starting a program. If you’re finding this opposition inside your organization, we thought it might be helpful for your plea if you had some straightforward answers to the most common questions from boards and executive staff.

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Infographic: Who's snatching your DIY dollars?
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March 23, 2016
By Kevin Wolfe

If you don't have a DIY program, the answer to that is pretty simple: Everybody. 

Most major nonprofits already have DIY programs in place and the rest are currently adding DIY as a new revenue stream. So why is 2016 quickly becoming the Year of DIY? It's that organizations are seeing big benefits and almost no downside. A DIY program requires many less staff hours than a new event would and each campaign yields more than...

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Helping your participants overcome fundraising inertia.
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March 16, 2016
By Kevin Wolfe

It’s easier to get successful participants to raise more than it is to get zero-dollar fundraisers to raise a penny. We’ve all know that from experience. But there’s good reason to focus on your less successful fundraisers too. Many of these participants will become a value to your organization once they overcome their...

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Why we do what we do.
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March 10, 2016
By Kevin Wolfe

Those who work at nonprofits are forever in an uphill battle to do good. Being overworked and underpaid aside, there are perpetual obstacles in ther way of delivering on your mission. If you ever find yourself feeling a touch discouraged about what you do, read the article below. At Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum ‘16 in Orlando we held a lunchtime contest and asked those who worked for nonprofits to tweet the most compassionate act that happened to their cause this year. We had an amazing flow of entries and thought we’d share. First, congratulations to...

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The Complete Guide to Corporate Partnerships for Nonprofits, Part 7: Fundraising...the new element.
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February 26, 2016
By Ed Lord

Today we’re seeing fundraising play a substantially larger role in comany Cause Marketing efforts. Workplace giving has been around for a long time, but workplace fundraising is a sexy new concept for some corporate partners. Businesses are gravitating...

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