Santa Fun Run Fundraising Software Features

What Makes Santa Fun Runs So Great? Santa Fun Runs are great fundraising events because anyone can participate in a short run. Santa Fun Runs are simple to promote and attract sponsorships. Santa Fun Runs create fun competition and create great camaraderie. Santa Fun...

School Jog-a-thon Fundraising Software Features

What Makes School Jog-a-thon Fundraising So Great? Jog-a-thons are great fundraising events for a school because most kids & staff can participate. Jog-a-thons are simple to organize and promote. Jog-a-thons create fun competition and create great camaraderie....

Charity Ride Fundraising Software Features

WHAT MAKES CHARITY RIDE FUNDRAISING SO GREAT? Charity rides are great events for the entire family. Charity rides can be simple to organize due to limitless online resources to help. Charity rides attract true supporters of the organization. A successful charity ride...

Improve Your Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Potential With Your Desired Donor Management (CRM) Integration

In selecting peer-to-peer fundraising software a sometimes-overlooked decision is which donor management system (CRM) integration options are available. This is critical because depending on your nonprofit's size your donor management system (CRM) may cost or save you...

Do-It-Yourself Event Planning in Boston

One if by land, two if by sea, three if by broadband.  People planning events in and around Boston can rejoice and look to the North Church tower for that lantern to light three times.  the menu is coming...this summer. My sincerest apologies to H.W. Longfellow. ...

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Squidoo Lenses and Nonprofits

A couple of folks have asked for my take on Seth Godin's Squidoo project.  Apparently there's been some flap on how nonprofits use or choose not to use Squidoo. Before I get into that can I just say that the term "guru" is officially the most overused term on the...

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Social Networking Software for Alumni

It's been a while since my last post.  Me and some other folks  have been huddled up in cave furiously working on new products.  So pardon me if I'm squinting from the light.  But I guess one doesn't have to see that well to toot their own horn.  The next few months...

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Silent Auction Bid Sheet Templates

Download and edit these templates of Silent Auction Bid Sheets Silent Auction Item Bid Sheet in Microsoft Word or PDF Format These are simple, no-frills docs that can get you started with creating bid sheets.  Spruce them up but keep them relatively straightforward to...

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Search for your cause

Raise money for your charity by using Goodsearch. Goodsearch is a search engine that donates a portion of its ad revenues to a charity designated by the user Why should Google have all the ad revenue?  Goodsearch is powered by Yahoo search.  Personally, I don't have a...

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Should nonprofits have blogs?

Recently, a couple of nonprofit executives have asked me if their organization should have a blog.   I usually point them here: This is a well thought-out opinion based on personal experience written by a nonprofit CEO. ...

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The “Allure” of fundraising

Allure magazine is full of advice on how women can spend millions of dollars on clothes, cosmetics, and even plastic surgery. (No joke: they actually have a section called "Scalpel News.") Every month they feature endless lists of new "must buy" products that will...

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Dodgeball?

I recently posted a quote from Dodgeball the Movie on our blog.  Since then a bunch of folks have ended up on our blog after searching for information on dodgeball fundraisers.  Who knew? Not only does it sound like a lot of fun but it sounds therapeutic too.  Ben...

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