Is Your Nonprofit Ready For Mobile Giving?

Is Your Nonprofit Ready For Mobile Giving?

For donations on demand – go where the money is!  Donors may have many reasons for choosing to give "on the go" instead of via direct mail, in person, or at their computer. Some of these reasons may include: Can't locate the checkbook Ran out of stamps Never carry cash Don't have a… Read more

United Way of Cleveland Selects StratusLIVE CRM Software

United Way of Greater Cleveland will deploy StratusLIVE’s cloud-based fundraising CRM solution to enhance donor relationships, strengthen fundraising, and increase community outreach. United Way of Greater Cleveland has been connecting people and resources across their community for over 100 years. The organization is moving forward to address the challenges facing… Read more

Why Do People Give To Charity? (Hint: It Pays To Tell A Friend)

Why Do People Give To Charity? (Hint: It Pays To Tell A Friend)

Tell your community of supporters about your campaign & ask them to share with their friends. Just as community involvement is a key aspect of your nonprofit, so should social media be an integral part of your nonprofit's fundraising efforts. People and businesses choose to give money to charity for a variety of reasons.… Read more

Nonprofit Executive Roundtable Breakfast

Nonprofit Executive Roundtable Breakfast

StratusLIVE hosts event exclusively for nonprofit executives and industry leaders. On July 23, 2014, StratusLIVE hosted a Nonprofit Executive Roundtable Breakfast at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center in Washington, D.C. More than a dozen large nonprofits participated, representing a variety of charitable causes such as wildlife conservation, community leadership,… Read more

4 Questions To Answer Before Integrating Your Online Donation Page

4 Questions To Answer Before Integrating Your Online Donation Page

Get the most out of your existing data: integrate your online fundraising and donation tools to your database. The importance of having one single database for all of your constituent related data cannot be overstated. From marketing integration to campaign progress reporting, having a unified source of information for all… Read more

5 Principles for Building Strong Donor Relationships

5 Principles for Building Strong Donor Relationships

People give to people. Everything in your organization should revolve around building stronger relationships. From your staff, to your board, to your donors, to your corporate sponsors, everything should be about relationships. Principle 1:  Build and maintain relationships. Relationships are risky and they take time, but we have all heard the… Read more