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What is a Nonprofit Donation Page?

What is a nonprofit donation page? In digital fundraising, a donation page is typically a sub-page of your main website, created solely to capture online donations. It’s where a visitor typically ends up when they click on a donation link in an...

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PCI compliance for nonprofits

A note regarding recent updates to PCI Compliance Standards: As of April 1st, 2024, a new version of PCI Compliance standards, dubbed PCI DSS 4.0,...

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Enhancing Generosity: Key Elements to Incorporate in a Giving Form

Giving forms play a crucial role in facilitating donations and philanthropic endeavors. They serve as the bridge between individuals who wish to...

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Faith and Community: Engaging Local Congregations in Fundraising Efforts

In a world where technology and individualism often dominate, maintaining a strong sense of community and fostering connections with our fellow...

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Top Things to Consider When Finding a Digital Fundraising Partner

In today's digital age, faith-based organizations are increasingly recognizing the importance of utilizing digital fundraising systems and...

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Top 5 Reasons Why to Select iDonate as Your NIL Fundraising Platform

Are you looking for a reliable and user-friendly fundraising platform to help your NIL program reach its goals? Then look no further than iDonate!

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5 Creative Ways to Encourage Your Donors to Pray for Your Cause

While financial support is undoubtedly crucial, there is another invaluable resource that faith-based organizations can tap into: the power of...

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The Case for Ending Giving Tuesday

There is a marked decline in charitable giving among the general population. While this has been offset in dollar terms by steadily larger gifts from...

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Giving Tuesday Gift Matching

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Marketing Matching Gifts Ahead of Giving Tuesday

Marketing Matching Gifts Ahead of Giving Tuesday More than likely, your organization is already gearing up for a successful Giving Tuesday campaign...

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7 Ways the Next Generation of Giving Will Look Dramatically Different

The challenges today’s nonprofit leaders face are well documented — from the persistent hurdles to acquiring new donors to issues ofretention....

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Next Generation of Generational Giving: Who Gives the Most and Why

Every generation of people has a story. Each age group has lived through many different and same events. Whatever those are, they all come away with...

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Want to Motivate Donors? Show Them Results

There’s at least one thing we know for sure about the human brain. Our reactions and choices are heavily influenced by our basic needs for food,...

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How Can You Create the Perfect Noncash Appeal for Giving Tuesday?

Most nonprofits shy away from asking donors to give a second gift just weeks after their first donation. They fear their current donors will get...

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Technology Is the Bridge Between Donors and Their Favorite Causes

Technology and people are inseparable today. That seems obvious, of course. We’re all so accustomed to the myriad of ways technology influences our...

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What Is A/B Testing and How To Use It for Your Nonprofit's Success

You have an idea of the message you want to send out about your next campaign, but don’t know if adding a picture or video would make it better or...

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Donors Want to Feel Connected

The busier and more crowded our lives become, the greater the gap between what remains important to us and all the other things seeking our...

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Your Guide to Social Media Fundraising for Nonprofits

Social media for nonprofits is a vital part of any fundraising strategy. It’s not only a great way to spread awareness about your cause, but also...

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The Importance of Plugging into the Donor Lifecycle

On a daily basis, we all see how businesses in the for-profit world build relationships with consumers by addressing the interests, lifestyles, and...

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Why Younger Donors Aren’t Donating Their “Stuff”

We all know the importance (and difficulty) of connecting with younger donors, but there might be some very simple things your organization can do to...

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Why Should NPOs be Donor-Centric?

While it may not be “news,” recent data on giving in America paints a troubling and persistent trend. Reports show that fewer than half of American...

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5 Steps to a Successful Giving Tuesday 2022 Campaign

Giving Tuesday is a can’t-miss opportunity. It is – quite literally – a worldwide effort to raise money for worthy causes while amplifying the good...

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How Can We Break Out From the 2% Dilemma?

Nonprofits have had little success solving the so-called “2% dilemma.” As you see in the graphic below, the total amount of giving in the U.S. has...

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