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6 Fundraising Tips for Nonprofits

Check out our new infographic below depicting the six steps nonprofits can take to more effectively fundraise. These tips are anchored by research, called Money for Good II, that we partnered on with Hope Consulting – check it out:

What’s the crux of the infographic’s message, you ask? I’ll tell you: it’s about effective communication. Transparency and accountability used to be hot button issues for the philanthropic sector – now they are old hat as donors and funders come to expect both from nonprofits across the board. The focus now is on engaging with donors and funders on all levels. Our infographic gives you concrete examples on how to go about it. Enjoy! You can also check it out on our Money for Good Pinterest board:

We want to hear from you: which tips do you think will be the easiest to implement? Which do you think will be challenging?


April 26, 2012 at 1:31 pm

Good nuts and bolts advice. It’s all about communicating with members, donors, and the general public in both established and innovative ways.

  • Lindsay Nichols

April 26, 2012 at 1:37 pm

Good points Jo Ann! Thanks for commenting.

April 27, 2012 at 9:47 am

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  • Richard Wallace

May 3, 2012 at 10:32 am

Good basic advice, thanks. I’m assuming that “radio” in Tip #3 should be “ratio.”

  • Lindsay Nichols

May 3, 2012 at 10:38 am

Good catch Richard! It just goes to show you that no matter how many people look at something, there can still be errors. Thanks for the heads-up!

Topics: Money For Good