8 01, 2020

Top 5 Fundraising Predictions for International Affairs Organizations in 2020

By |2020-06-08T18:38:50+00:00January 8th, 2020|Nonprofit Solutions|0 Comments

In May 2019, the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and USAID’s Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad released a global philanthropy study. These findings influence the fundraising predictions nonprofit professionals can expect within international affairs in 2020:   Prediction #1: Continued increase in online giving According to the Lilly study, “Technological innovations enhance cross-border philanthropy and public-private partnerships. Online giving to international affairs organizations has been increasing, and more than 50 countries joined the #GivingTuesday movement to raise funds through social media and collaboration in 2018.”   It’s evident that donors look to online sources to uncover new causes. A recent YMCA study uncovered that 48% of youth discover nonprofits on social media. Nonprofit organizations must leverage online platforms to share their mission and convert followers into donors.  Online giving pages such as StratusLIVE’s Give Now pages enable development staff to create customized pages with prepopulated donation amounts. These pages entice social media and online users to donate whenever, wherever they feel compelled.   Prediction #2: [...]

5 12, 2019

Five Tips to Build a Trust Culture at Your Nonprofit

By |2020-01-06T14:51:42+00:00December 5th, 2019|Nonprofit Solutions|0 Comments

One of the top challenges nonprofits face today is displaying data transparency. Not only is your organization beholden to the government and your board but also your donors. These individuals trust that the dollars contributed to your cause effectively conduct your mission-critical work. Many times, donors even expect proof in terms of quantitative and qualitative data that demonstrate your impact. If your donors expect this level of trust from your organization so does your team. Here are five tips to build a trust culture at your nonprofit: Utilize one technology system You might think “how does technology have anything to do with creating a trust culture?” Well, when your team has one system with access to your donor data, email marketing, and outcomes information, they have a wholistic view of your organization’s impact. With this information, they feel empowered to perform their role more efficiently and passionately. They will [...]

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