How To Create a Nonprofit Event Budget | CharityHowTo

Get a Grip on Nonprofit Event Budgets Creating Budgets and Cutting Costs Nonprofit event budgets are as unique as snowflakes, and just as elusive to pin down! Whether a gala, festival, or house party, organizations need to understand how to create a nonprofit event budget in order to successfully plan and execute their events.

6 Tips to Establish and Build Grantmaker Relationships | CharityHowTo

“People grant to people, not to proposals.” — Heather Stombaugh, Grant Professionals Association (GPA)

Mastering Your Nonprofit Grant Strategy | CharityHowTo

Blog Post by CharityHowTo Expert Diane H. Leonard, GPC

Unique Giving Tuesday Ideas for Your Nonprofit Social Channels | CharityHowTo

Blog Post by Julia Campbell

How to Write a Grant Report that Exceeds Expectations | CharityHowTo

Blog Post by CharityHowTo Expert Diane H. Leonard, GPC

3 Case Studies that Prove that Nonprofit Direct Mail Still Works in 2019

Blog post by Erica Waasdorp, Charity How to Presenter, Author, Blogger and Nonprofit Library Contributor 

Moving Your Instagram Audience to Action | CharityHowTo

Instagram is a marketing powerhouse for brands, companies, and nonprofits alike. If you want to target a younger demographic, Instagram could be for you, with 59% of online adults ages 18-29 active on the network. More than 500 million people have Instagram accounts, more than 300 million of which use it daily!

Grant Writing Training For Your Nonprofit | CharityHowTo

What To Look For (And What to Avoid) In Grant Writing Training For Nonprofit Organizations Blog Post by CharityHowTo Expert Diane H. Leonard, GPC

How To Set Up Your Nonprofit’s Website For Monthly Giving

Blog post by Erica Waasdorp

Does Your Nonprofit Event Need a Psychologist? | CharityHowTo

This blog post is by CharityHowTo Expert AJ Steinberg

How to Move Your Nonprofit Advocacy Ambassadors From Knowledge to Action

Blog post by Mike Brand

The 5 Key Components of a Successful Monthly Giving Program | CharityHowTo

Blog post by Erica Waasdorp

How to Grow Your Monthly Giving Program from Good to GREAT

Blog post by Erica Waasdorp

Instagram For Nonprofits | 10 Accounts to Inspire Your Visual Storytelling

In a culture of bad headlines around Facebook and Twitter, Instagram remains a fairly-untouched paradise of social media engagement. And in an environment of stagnating social media growth, Instagram is gaining followers and daily users. Instagram can be a powerful tool for nonprofits, let’s take a look at how you can use this storytelling platform to garner support for your cause.

Drink Your Own Kool-Aid…Start Monthly Giving to Your Own Nonprofit

This past week I heard this expression several times, so I wanted to explain why it’s especially important when it comes to monthly giving. Let me start with the Wikipedia definition: “Drinking the Kool-Aid” is an expression commonly used in the United States that refers to a person who believes in a possibly doomed or dangerous idea because of perceived potential high rewards.”

Direct Mail For Nonprofits – The Number One Thing To Consider Before Sending Your Next Campaign

Blog post by Erica Waasdorp

Instagram for Nonprofits: 5 Simple Tips for Getting Your Nonprofit Discovered 

Blog Post by Julia Campbell

Instagram Stories: How to Start Using Them for Your Nonprofit

Blog Post by Julia Campbell

How to Create an Irresistible Nonprofit Fundraising Video (6 Best Tips)

How to Write a Compelling Letter of Inquiry

Blog post by Diane H. Leonard, GPC

Federal Grants for Nonprofits: Are They a Fit for Your Organization?

Plus: How to be Submit Competitive Applications

How to Raise More by “Upgrading” Your Monthly Giving Donors

Blog post by Erica Waasdorp

How to Successfully Secure Event Sponsorships

This blog post is by CharityHowTo Expert AJ Steinberg

How to Build Out Your Nonprofit Social Media Calendar

Does your organization have a social media calendar? As a nonprofit marketer for a small organization, I am positive that you wear many hats. Between answering emails, making phone calls to supporters, editing the annual appeal letter and coordinating fundraising events, who has time to maintain more than one social media account?

How to Save Money on USPS Direct Mail Postage with Barcodes

Do you ever wonder how your USPS direct mail gets to your donor’s mailbox? And how you can use best practices to save money on all of your nonprofit USPS direct mail campaigns? Have you ever been to the National Postal Museum in Washington, DC? It’s located right next to Union Station and access is FREE.  The museum shows in interactive ways how it all began. You’ll see how people literally risked their lives to make sure that the mail got delivered. From horse to stage coach to trains to...

7 Tips to Get Your Organization to Embrace Asking for Donations

Blog post by Brian Saber

How to Overcome Event Planning Burnout and LOVE Nonprofit Events

Blog post by A.J. Steinberg

How to Use Live Streaming Video to Build Your Nonprofit Email List

10 Ways to Use Instagram for Nonprofit Visual Storytelling

Building Authentic Grantmaker Relationships

4 Ways to Use Social Proof to Improve Volunteer Recruitment

Top 3 Hidden Gems to Uncover with a Monthly Donation Program

How to Ask for Donations Face to Face for Your Nonprofit

Facebook Ads for Nonprofits: How to Plan a Successful Campaign

How a Monthly Donor Program Can Drastically Increase Your Nonprofit’s Revenue

This is a guest post by Erica Waasdorp

How to Choose the Best Nonprofit Accounting Software for Your Organization

This is a guest post by Joseph Scarano

What Can Your Nonprofit Offer in Exchange For Corporate Sponsorship?

This is a guest post by Simon Scriver

Using the POST Method for Creating a Successful Nonprofit Social Media Marketing Plan

This a guest blog post by John Hayden

Does My Nonprofit Need a Donor Newsletter? How to Get Started

This a guest blog post by Jeff Brooks

How to Find Great Content to Share on Your Nonprofit Social Media Channels

This a guest blog post by Julia Campbell

5 Steps to Create a Nonprofit Marketing Plan

This a guest blog post by Julia Campbell, originally posted on Wild Apricot’s Blog

5 Types of Nonprofit Members and How to Engage Them

Originally posted in Wild Apricot´s Blog

5 Best Practices to Promote Your Event on Facebook and Boost Registrations

Are fewer people attending your events these days? Are you hoping to dramatically increase attendance at your big conference this year?  Rather than relying mostly on email blasts, word-of-mouth, and social media posts, many organizations are turning to Facebook ads to fill up their events.

How to Write a Newsletter Your Members Will Actually Want to Read

This is a Guest Blog Post by Tobi Johnson, originally posted in Wild Apricot’s Blog

The 10 Best Social Media Tools for Nonprofits That Save Time and Money

This is a Guest Blog Post by Julia Campbell, originally in Wild Apricot’s Blog

Why Training Your Board is So Important | CharityHowTo

This is a guest blog post by Brian Saber, Cofounder of Asking Matters.

How to Set Up Your Website for Maximum Online Fundraising Success

This is a guest blog post by Julia Campbell 

How Long Does it Take to Set Up a Monthly Donor Program?

This is a guest blog post by Erica Waasdorp

5 Tips and Strategies for a Better Nonprofit Fundraising Event

This post was a collaborative piece written by John Haydon, A.j. Steinberg, and Jeff Brooks.

How to Host a Meaningful Volunteer Appreciation Event

This is a guest blog post by Tobi Johnson, MA, CVA