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What are silent auctions? A Nonprofit’s Guide

What are silent auctions? A Nonprofit’s Guide

Is a silent auction part of the fundraising calendar for your nonprofit? If this is your first, or even second…

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Prospect Research 101 – The Ultimate Guide for Nonprofits

Prospect Research 101 – The Ultimate Guide for Nonprofits

Resources are scarce and every Dollar counts, right? With limited budgets and a growing list of needs, nonprofit organizations must…

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A Guide to Donor Retention for Nonprofits

A Guide to Donor Retention for Nonprofits

Donor retention, and its flipside, donor churn are key issues for nonprofits. Why does this matter? Most nonprofits invest considerable…

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Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits: A Practical Guide for Every Organization

Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits: A Practical Guide for Every Organization

Fundraising for nonprofit organizations can be exciting, stressful, and a lot of work! Raising funds is the lifeblood of any…

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The Planned Giving Guide: Maximize Your Gifts

The Planned Giving Guide: Maximize Your Gifts

Looking for new ways to take your fundraising to the next level? Wondering how iWave can help you with these…

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A Quick Guide to Donor Segmentation for Nonprofits

A Quick Guide to Donor Segmentation for Nonprofits

Effective communication with donors is an ongoing process for nonprofit organizations. Your donors aren’t all the same, yet maintaining personalized…

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Engaging Your Donors After Events: 3 Foundational Steps

Engaging Your Donors After Events: 3 Foundational Steps

Guest Post by Kelly Velasquez-Hague at OneCause Nonprofit events come in all shapes and sizes—from lavish galas to casual public…

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A Nonprofit’s Wealth Screening Guide

A Nonprofit’s Wealth Screening Guide

Longing to change up your fundraising strategy and find new donors to support your mission? Changes within your organization and…

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Capital Campaign Guide for Nonprofits

Capital Campaign Guide for Nonprofits

Looking to launch a capital campaign? There are a few basics you’ll need to know before you get started to…

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A Guide to Moves Management for Nonprofits

A Guide to Moves Management for Nonprofits

What is moves management? Taking a prospect from an unknown individual to a consistent and committed long-term donor can be…

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10 Steps to a Successful Year-End Giving Campaign

10 Steps to a Successful Year-End Giving Campaign

As we approach the end of the year, it’s again that time when nonprofits seek to meet their fundraising goals…

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How to Optimize Retention by Mapping the Donor Journey

How to Optimize Retention by Mapping the Donor Journey

How much more effective could your marketing be if you understood more about your individual donors? One tool to help…

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