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If you’re looking for ways to boost your 2019 fundraising efforts for your nonprofit organization, you’re in the right place. There’s no better way to do so than by knowing the trends within your niche. Understanding what’s happening around you helps you to think ahead, learn people’s behaviors, and seize the opportunities available. Here are 7 essential fundraising trends that you shouldn’t miss in 2019...
Ensuring new donors stay on board beyond the first donation can be very difficult. With new donor rates steadily decreasing since 2015, sitting at 6.6% in the first half of 2019 according to a report by the Fundraising Effectiveness Project , it’s more important than ever to make sure you have a plan in place to retain vital donors.   1. Make donor retention a major part of strategic planning and everyday practices The...
When looking for a new grant maker to support your organisations work, experts say, look close to home. “The idea of a fat grant from a large national-level foundation is alluring,” said Barbara Floersch of  The Grantsmanship Center  in Los Angeles, calif. “But unless your organization is doing work of national importance, these large funders probably aren’t a good bet.”   When making a...
Fundraising is an integral aspect of any non-profit, without funding the goals and mission can not be achieved. However, finding new avenues for potential funding can be difficult and you might not know where to look. This list is a useful glossary of potential funding sources for nonprofits in Los Angeles.    Annenberg Foundation The Annenberg Foundation is a family foundation that provides funding and support to...
Sometimes our desire to bring about change forces us to take the more direct path to satisfying that desire. The urge to bring about rapid change may drive you launch your own nonprofit in order to get results quickly. " If you’re driven by a mission to help others and improve your community, you belong in the nonprofit world.  Individuals with passion and drive are particularly well-suited to succeed in nonprofit work,...