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Take Advantage of This Sample Giving Tuesday Timeline for Your Nonprofit

If you’ve heard about Giving Tuesday, you likely know that it presents a huge opportunity for nonprofits to raise a lot of money during one 24-hour period. In 2021, Giving Tuesday falls on Tuesday, November 30. That’s right around the corner! If you’re wondering how you can prepare for success, keep reading for a sample…

[ASK AN EXPERT] How To Document Legacy Gift Intent

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach, also known as Charity Clairity. Today’s question comes from a nonprofit employee who wants advice on how to talk to legacy givers as you document their legacy gift intent.   Dear Charity Clairity, I was talking with…

[VIDEO] Power Of Community In Strategic Planning

Community engagement, though at times unwieldy and time-consuming, is critical to truly propel all variables towards a common goal. Julie Ha Truong will outline best practices in community engagement in planning. Full Transcript: Steven: All right, Julie. I’ve got 1:00 Eastern. Is it okay if I go ahead and get this party started officially? Julie:…

Donation Receipts: Understanding the Obligation and the Opportunity

You know you have to keep accurate records for your nonprofit’s health and transparency and to be in good standing with state and local laws. Some of the tasks associated with maintaining records—like sending donation receipts—can seem tedious and unnecessary. Even so, you can’t opt out of sending them: The IRS requires donors to have…