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Recent Posts by Double the Donation:

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: Start Early and Prepare Now!

I hope last year was a great fundraising year for you and your organization. But I’m sure you’re wondering how you can make this year even better for your nonprofit.

Well, if you want to raise more money, acquire more donors, and strengthen relationships with your current supporters, try peer-to-peer fundraising.


6 Back to School Lessons for Online Fundraising


Summer’s almost over, and the weather is starting to get a little cooler.

Kids and college students will be packing up book bags and suitcases and heading off to their respective halls of knowledge to learn about the Pythagorean theorem and the significance of metaphors in 18th century British literature.

But what about you? What do you want to learn more about this semester?

There are any number of fantastic courses available, but the best place to start is right here.


How to Use Corporate Philanthropy Across Your Fundraising Strategies

Your nonprofit has its irons in quite a few fundraising fires. You’re probably working on online solicitation, fundraising events, direct mail and traditional appeals, and mobile fundraising, all while trying to compile your donor data and maintain accurate records.


Corporate Philanthropy: An Overlooked Source of Fundraising for Nonprofits


As a nonprofit professional,
you’re likely familiar with the plethora of ways that organizations can raise money. From traditional strategies like fundraising events and direct mail to more technological methods like text-to-give and online donation pages, fundraising has morphed into a smorgasbord of options.


Top Giving Tuesday Strategies and Resources


Where has 2015 gone? We only have a few more months left, and 2016 is just around the corner!

But before you start buying new calendars and making those important resolutions, make sure your nonprofit is taking advantage of all of the strategies and resources that can help you generate more revenue with Giving Tuesday!


3 Tips for Matching Gifts Every Nonprofit Needs in 2016

Isn’t it hard to believe that 2015 is nearing its end? It seems like just yesterday we were all counting down to the new year and saying goodbye to 2014. Where does the time go?