Employee Matching Gift Programs – What They Are and How They Work

How Your Nonprofit Can Benefit Has your nonprofit looked at your most recent year’s annual report? If so, have you investigated where specifically the corporate giving dollars that your organization receives are actually coming from? Each year, corporations donate about $15 billion to nonprofits across the United States, with much of that coming from matching… Continue reading Employee Matching Gift Programs – What They Are and How They Work

Published
Categorized as Funds

How Much Unrelated Earned Income Can a Nonprofit Receive?

Question: How Much Unrelated Earned Income Can a Nonprofit Receive? A reader asked: “Several years ago, in the context of social entrepreneurship, I read something to the following effect: ‘nonprofit organizations are, by law, limited to a certain percentage of unrelated sources of earned income to total income received.’ Do you know what that percentage… Continue reading How Much Unrelated Earned Income Can a Nonprofit Receive?

Published
Categorized as Funds

10 Ways to Stretch Your Small Nonprofit’s Development Budget

Bring in More Friends and Funds How can a small local nonprofit simultaneously spread the word about their organization – and ultimately get more donors – with minimal impact on the budget? Tap local pools of talent With a small staff, it’s likely you neither have the time nor all of the expertise needed to… Continue reading 10 Ways to Stretch Your Small Nonprofit’s Development Budget

Published
Categorized as Funds

9 Companies That Match Employee Donations

Is Your Nonprofit Getting ‘Free’ Funding? It is a question that has been asked before, but it’s an important one that should remain at the forefront of a nonprofit organization’s development and fundraising plans. Is your organization making the most of  the corporate matching gift donations being brought in annually? The answer is probably no, but it… Continue reading 9 Companies That Match Employee Donations

Published
Categorized as Funds

Mobile Giving Success Opens Door to More Text Communications

Survey Reveals Amazing Stability and Receptivity Among Text-to-Give Donors Text donations have not only arrived, it looks like they are staying for good. A survey of online donors by mGive turned up a number of pretty amazing facts about people who donate via text messaging. The mGive Foundation makes possible most text donation campaigns by… Continue reading Mobile Giving Success Opens Door to More Text Communications

Published
Categorized as Funds

Corporate Volunteer Grants – What They Are, How They Work

Dollars for Doers Programs Benefit Charities Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become big business for major corporations in the 21st century. Companies have learned that their customers care about the impact of their purchases, whether it is on the environment or the treatment of workers in other nations. In response to these growing concerns, companies… Continue reading Corporate Volunteer Grants – What They Are, How They Work

Published
Categorized as Funds

How and Why to Make Endowment Fundraising a Priority for Your Nonprofit

An Endowment Is a Cornerstone of Nonprofit Financial Stability If your nonprofit is like most, you’re probably under so much pressure to generate needed funds for current operations that the thought of raising money for your endowment is a “luxury” left for another day or year. Yet, during these challenging economic times, charities that placed… Continue reading How and Why to Make Endowment Fundraising a Priority for Your Nonprofit

Published
Categorized as Funds