10 Tips for Writing a Winning Grant

Welcome back to our Writing for Nonprofits Series! For this post, we enlisted the grant-writing expertise of Kate Frost, Resource Development Director at Children First/Communities in Schools of Buncombe County (Children First/CIS). This North Carolina nonprofit makes sure students have the tools they need to succeed in school and empowers the community to be advocates [...]

By |2018-07-31T12:47:09-05:00July 31st, 2018|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

How to Write Compelling Fundraising Letters

About Fundraising Letters A fundraising letter does three essential things: (1) details a need or cause; (2) tells the recipient how they can contribute to that cause; and (3) thanks the potential donor for their continued support. Fundraising letters typically ask for money or supplies, but you can also use them to enlist the help [...]

By |2018-07-02T14:06:41-05:00July 2nd, 2018|News, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Go Viral With These 5 Content Tips

It seems like a no-brainer: for people to share your nonprofit’s content, you need to create materials they’ll love. When people share your content in their online communities, your reach increases exponentially. Your post could even go viral! But it’s not always that simple. With the 2 million blog posts, and hundreds of millions of [...]

By |2017-06-30T14:28:51-05:00June 30th, 2017|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

This Year In Philanthropy: 5 Trends to Watch in 2017

With a decline in individual volunteerism over the past decade, it’s tempting to  think that philanthropy is on the decline. But Americans actually set a philanthropic record in 2016, donating over $390 billion to charities. This marks a 2.7% increase in charitable giving since 2015. Thanks to increased donations to each of the nine major [...]

By |2017-06-26T14:18:58-05:00June 26th, 2017|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Doing Well By Doing Good: Best Practices for Cause Marketing

Cause-related marketing, or cause marketing is a mutually beneficial marketing relationship between a nonprofit and a business or corporation. In modern times, more and more companies are now “doing well by doing good.” One of the early examples of cause marketing happened in 1983. At the time, American Express partnered with a nonprofit group called [...]

By |2017-05-24T14:28:45-05:00May 24th, 2017|corporate resources, Resources|0 Comments
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