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The Top Five Things You Need to Know for the 2018 Giving Season

I’m sure you have a long to-do list to prep for the Giving Season, but do you know how you can reach millions of donors and funders with just a bit of your time? The answer is simple—by updating your existing GuideStar Nonprofit Profile!

Your nonprofit’s information goes out to more than 200 charitable websites and applications powered by GuideStar, including AmazonSmile, Facebook, Network for Good, and Charity Navigator. To make the most out of your Giving Season, here are the top five things you need to know:


Three Year-End Annual Fundraising Tips You Haven't Thought About

Year-end annual fundraising is when the rubber meets the road. This is the time for creative fundraising campaigns!


A Meaningful Way to Give This Holiday Season

It’s the last day to nominate a local nonprofit for a chance to win a $20,000 grant. 


#GivingTuesday Game-Changer: What You Need to Know


There are only 18 days left until #GivingTuesday! Is your nonprofit ready to make this year your best one yet? Learn tips and tricks, no matter how far along you are in your planning, by watching the recording of our webinar, #GivingTuesday Game-Changer featuring Facebook, the founders of #GivingTuesday, and Double the Donation right here:


5 ways to mobilize everyday influencers around end-of-year giving

Your supporters are worth more than their own donations. Today, individuals are agents of change who can leverage power, and subsequent gifts, through their own social networks. Consider that 600,000+ petitions were created on Change.org in 2015 alone, crowdfunding exploded into a multi-million dollar industry and the creation of citizen powered movements has played an enormous role in bringing issues to the forefront.  


How to Collect Donations through GuideStar

That orange button could be yours- for free! 

If you're looking to supplement your fundraising efforts, here's how to give us permission to add a Donate Now button to your GuideStar Nonprofit Profile. It's quick, easy, and free.


Text-to-Give Fundraising: 5 Best Practices


The end of the year is fast-approaching. And you know what that means...

It’s prime fundraising season!

Right now, it’s more important than ever for your organization to prepare every tool you have in your fundraising tool belt. You should be optimizing all of your fundraising channels to achieve maximum donation potential.

While we’d love to cover all of the fundraising channels at your disposal, in this article, we’ll focus specifically on text-to-give.

Here we’ll discuss some text-to-give best practices that can set you up for fundraising success this giving season, including:


The Key to Great Year-end Fundraising? Your Brand

And just like that, it’s August, which (believe it or not!) is a great time to take a step back and plan ahead for year-end fundraising season.


Make the most of charitable giving this December

Although year-end fundraising plans are mostly finalized for many non-profits, it isn’t too late to incorporate a few additional best practices into your existing strategy.


Share your story on #GivingTuesday


 Don't miss out on donations this Giving Season. Add a Donate button to your GuideStar Nonprofit Profile today.