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How to Get Donors For Nonprofit Organizations: 8 Strategies to Grow Your Donor Base
Marty Duren

How to Get Donors For Nonprofit Organizations: 8 Strategies to Grow Your Donor Base

Learn 8 effective strategies on how to get donors for nonprofit organizations!

Nonprofit
Video Marketing: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know to Succeed
Susanna Fleming

Video Marketing: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know to Succeed

Learn about the three types of videos your nonprofit needs, along with six tips to get started with video marketing!

Nonprofit
10 Strategies to Bring in Major Gift Fundraising
Evan Moncada

10 Strategies to Bring in Major Gift Fundraising

Discover ten strategies to bring in major gift fundraising that you can implement today!

Nonprofit
15 Great Nonprofit Podcasts You Need to Listen To
Josh Breland

15 Great Nonprofit Podcasts You Need to Listen To

Here are 15 great nonprofit podcasts to learn from and help you make a bigger impact at your nonprofit!

Nonprofit
Ministry Fundraising: 10 Fundraising Do’s and Don’ts for Parachurch Ministries
Marty Duren

Ministry Fundraising: 10 Fundraising Do’s and Don’ts for Parachurch Ministries

Learn 10 simple ministry fundraising do’s and don’ts to set your parachurch ministry up for success!

Ministry
Your Guide to Integrating HubSpot with Anedot
Patrick O'Keefe

Your Guide to Integrating HubSpot with Anedot

We are pleased to announce that Anedot now has a native integration with HubSpot!

Product Updates
Organizational Transparency: 6 Steps to Improve Nonprofit Transparency
Evan Moncada

Organizational Transparency: 6 Steps to Improve Nonprofit Transparency

Learn about organizational transparency and the steps you can take to cultivate impactful relationships that can significantly benefit your organization.

Nonprofit
Anedot Named a Leader in the G2 Fall 2022 Report for Fundraising
Joseph Hur

Anedot Named a Leader in the G2 Fall 2022 Report for Fundraising

We're excited to share that Anedot has been named a Leader by real users in G2’s Fundraising Software category!

Product Updates
Google Ad Grants for Nonprofits
Susanna Fleming

Google Ad Grants for Nonprofits

Upgrade your marketing strategy with Google Ad Grants for nonprofits! Learn how to apply and take advantage of this program to gain awareness for your nonprofit.

Nonprofit
The Genius Spark: How Leaders Can Rediscover Adventure
Josh Breland

The Genius Spark: How Leaders Can Rediscover Adventure

Learn how using the Genius Spark assessment can help empower your employees to discover their strengths, build a solid base for communication, and more from our conversation with Rex Miller!

Nonprofit
Story Listening: 2 Methods of Listening For Stories Within Your Organization
Robert Carnes

Story Listening: 2 Methods of Listening For Stories Within Your Organization

Story Listening is one of the most powerful tools we have to serve others. Learn two story listening methods your organization can use to create a meaningful impact!

Nonprofit
LinkedIn for Nonprofits: How Your Nonprofit Can Leverage LinkedIn for Impact
Josh Breland

LinkedIn for Nonprofits: How Your Nonprofit Can Leverage LinkedIn for Impact

Learn how to leverage LinkedIn for nonprofits to help build your brand, promote your culture, engage donors, and more from our conversation with Anthony Jones!

Nonprofit
Story Listening: How to Better Capture and Tell Stories of Impact
Josh Breland

Story Listening: How to Better Capture and Tell Stories of Impact

Story listening is essential when trying to connect with your audience. Learn how to better tell impactful stories from our conversation with Robert Carnes.

Nonprofit
The 9 Types of Ministry Software Needed For Any Parachurch Ministry
Marty Duren

The 9 Types of Ministry Software Needed For Any Parachurch Ministry

Less admin, more ministry. Here are 9 types of ministry software your parachurch needs to boost efficiency.

Ministry
19 Blog Post Ideas for Your Nonprofit
Evan Moncada

19 Blog Post Ideas for Your Nonprofit

Let’s make it easy. Try one of these 19 blog post ideas, so your nonprofit can spend less time brainstorming and more time dedicated to furthering your mission.

Nonprofit
Your Culture is Either Building Your Brand or Eating It Alive
Josh Breland

Your Culture is Either Building Your Brand or Eating It Alive

Your organization's culture can be the building block that propels your brand forward to win more customers. Hear more about this in our discussion with Ted Vaughn.

Nonprofit
How to Improve Teamwork in Your Parachurch Ministry
Marty Duren

How to Improve Teamwork in Your Parachurch Ministry

Effective teamwork is a challenge, but it is always worth the pursuit. Here are 4 tips on how to improve teamwork in your parachurch ministry!

Ministry
Increasing Impact Despite Uncertainty
Josh Breland

Increasing Impact Despite Uncertainty

Learn how to take risks, despite uncertainty, to increase your nonprofit’s impact from our conversation with Katie Appold!

Nonprofit
Communicating More by Saying Less
Josh Breland

Communicating More by Saying Less

Learn about the importance of communicating more by saying less and how to implement that in your organization from our conversation with Mark Macdonald.

Nonprofit
The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Thank You Letter For Donations
Patrick O'Keefe

The Ultimate Guide to Writing a Thank You Letter For Donations

Here's our ultimate guide on how to write a thank you letter for donations to show gratitude and build relationships with your supporters!

Nonprofit
Leading Up: Influencing Despite Dysfunction
Josh Breland

Leading Up: Influencing Despite Dysfunction

Learn more about leading up and how to influence decision-making inside your organization, from our conversation with Marty Duren.

Nonprofit
How to Grow as a Leader with the Enneagram (The Enneagram at Work)
Josh Breland

How to Grow as a Leader with the Enneagram (The Enneagram at Work)

Learn how using the Enneagram at work can help you to grow as a leader from our conversation with Zach Cochran.

Nonprofit
How To Promote and Celebrate National Nonprofit Day
Joseph Hur

How To Promote and Celebrate National Nonprofit Day

National Nonprofit Day is right around the corner. Read this blog post to learn how your organization can make the most of this day!

Nonprofit
4 Signs of a Healthy Parachurch Ministry (How to Survive the Middle Distance)
Marty Duren

4 Signs of a Healthy Parachurch Ministry (How to Survive the Middle Distance)

Learn four ways to cultivate a healthy and long-lasting parachurch ministry.

Ministry
Rediscovering the Value of Effective Meetings
Josh Breland

Rediscovering the Value of Effective Meetings

Learn about the value of effective meetings, how to change the culture around meetings, and more from our conversation with Douglas Baker.

Nonprofit
Obtaining a Clear Vision (Why Having a Clear Organizational Vision Matters)
Josh Breland

Obtaining a Clear Vision (Why Having a Clear Organizational Vision Matters)

Learn why it’s important to define a clear organizational vision, the importance of constantly testing your vision, and more from our conversation with Chris Williams.

Nonprofit
Apple Pay and Google Pay for Nonprofits: What to Know
Patrick O'Keefe

Apple Pay and Google Pay for Nonprofits: What to Know

Is your nonprofit collecting donations through Apple Pay and Google Pay? Learn more about Apple Pay and Google Pay for nonprofits.

Nonprofit
How to Raise Awareness For Your Nonprofit (8 Strategies for Success)
Joseph Hur

How to Raise Awareness For Your Nonprofit (8 Strategies for Success)

Wondering how to raise awareness for your nonprofit? Here are 8 strategies for success and how you can get started right now!

Nonprofit
Understanding the Basics of ACH Fraud Prevention
Patrick O'Keefe

Understanding the Basics of ACH Fraud Prevention

Here are 3 ways to prevent ACH fraud that you can use to protect your organization.

Nonprofit
Church Giving: 7 Best Practices
Josh Breland

Church Giving: 7 Best Practices

Church giving is a lot more than what’s on the surface. Here are 7 best practices to increase giving in your church.

Ministry
The Ultimate Guide to Nonprofit Branding
Evan Moncada

The Ultimate Guide to Nonprofit Branding

Check out our ultimate guide to nonprofit branding and learn more about how to set your nonprofit up for success!

Nonprofit
How to Ask for Donations in 2022: 6 Tips for Success
Joseph Hur

How to Ask for Donations in 2022: 6 Tips for Success

Want to learn more about how to ask for donations? Here are 6 of the best approaches to take when asking your supporters for donations.

Nonprofit
Best Church Instagram Accounts in 2022 (And Why They Are Great!)
Josh Breland

Best Church Instagram Accounts in 2022 (And Why They Are Great!)

Here are the best church Instagram accounts to follow and find inspiration in 2022.

Ministry
Why People Don’t Donate to Your Nonprofit Organization
Kelsey Yarnell

Why People Don’t Donate to Your Nonprofit Organization

Are you wondering why people don't donate to your nonprofit organization? Here are five possible reasons why and how to solve them.

Nonprofit
Nonprofit Storytelling: Your Most Valuable Marketing and Fundraising Tool
Evan Moncada

Nonprofit Storytelling: Your Most Valuable Marketing and Fundraising Tool

Learn how including nonprofit storytelling in your organization's fundraising strategy will boost engagement and increase donations.

Nonprofit
University Fundraising: 5 Best Online Giving Experiences in 2022
Patrick O'Keefe

University Fundraising: 5 Best Online Giving Experiences in 2022

Boost your university fundraising efforts by creating a positive online giving experience. Here's a list of 5 universities that do it well!

Education
Best Nonprofit Websites For 2022 (And Why They Are Great!)
Josh Breland

Best Nonprofit Websites For 2022 (And Why They Are Great!)

Using the best nonprofit websites for inspiration is a great way to guide your new nonprofit website project. Check out our list for 2022!

Nonprofit
How to Run a Successful Church Capital Campaign
Kelsey Yarnell

How to Run a Successful Church Capital Campaign

Learn how to launch and sustain a church capital campaign - what to do, what not to do, and more!

Ministry
How To Build a Nonprofit Communication Strategy
Evan Moncada

How To Build a Nonprofit Communication Strategy

Learn how to build a nonprofit communication strategy that will help your organization thrive.

Nonprofit
Social Media for Nonprofits: 6 Essential Strategies for Success
Joseph Hur

Social Media for Nonprofits: 6 Essential Strategies for Success

Reach your audience and meet your fundraising goals with these 6 strategies for social media for nonprofits.

Nonprofit
How To Write a Grant Proposal (Grant Writing For Nonprofits)
Joseph Hur

How To Write a Grant Proposal (Grant Writing For Nonprofits)

Learn the best practices on how to write a grant proposal.

Nonprofit
5 Church Giving Strategies for the Post-Pandemic Church
Kelsey Yarnell

5 Church Giving Strategies for the Post-Pandemic Church

Here are five church giving strategies to inspire generosity in the post-pandemic Church.

Ministry
3 Effective Donation Page Design Tips To Boost Giving
Joseph Hur

3 Effective Donation Page Design Tips To Boost Giving

Learn 3 tips to optimize your donation page design and increase giving!

Nonprofit
How to Collect Cash Donations at a Food Bank
Patrick O'Keefe

How to Collect Cash Donations at a Food Bank

Need a better way of collecting cash donations at your food bank? Learn why QR codes are the perfect solution.

Nonprofit
Why Excellent Customer Service Is Important for Non-profits
Guest Author

Why Excellent Customer Service Is Important for Non-profits

Learn how your nonprofit organization can benefit from working out an effective customer service strategy.

Nonprofit
Donor Engagement: 5 Best Ways to Engage and Retain Donors
Joseph Hur

Donor Engagement: 5 Best Ways to Engage and Retain Donors

Your organization cannot survive without the generosity of your donors. In this post, learn how donor engagement can help your organization retain donors and increase impact.

Nonprofit
Best Church Websites For 2022 (And Why They Are Great!)
Josh Breland

Best Church Websites For 2022 (And Why They Are Great!)

Using the best church websites for inspiration is a great way to guide your new church website project. Check out our list for 2022!

Ministry
Nonprofit Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes
Patrick O'Keefe

Nonprofit Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes

Learn about the five best ways organizations can use QR codes for nonprofit marketing.

Nonprofit
Nonprofit Email Marketing Best Practices
Joseph Hur

Nonprofit Email Marketing Best Practices

Learn how to create an email list, how to make engaging email content, and more nonprofit email marketing best practices!

Nonprofit
How to Spot and Stop Donation Scams
Patrick O'Keefe

How to Spot and Stop Donation Scams

Here are four types of donation scams to be aware of so that you can protect your organization from them.

Nonprofit
How to Partner With Fundraising Consultants: Tips and Ideas from A Pro
Patrick O'Keefe

How to Partner With Fundraising Consultants: Tips and Ideas from A Pro

Learn what to look out for when working with fundraising consultants, how to choose the right consultant, and more from our interview with Tim Bertram!

Nonprofit
Higher Education Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes
Patrick O'Keefe

Higher Education Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes

Learn about the five ways schools and universities can use QR codes in higher education marketing.

Education
The Hidden Fees and Pains of Online Donation Platforms
Joseph Hur

The Hidden Fees and Pains of Online Donation Platforms

When evaluating online donation platforms, there are a few things you should consider. Learn about payment processors, hidden fees, and more.

Nonprofit
14 Awesome Giving Tuesday Ideas for 2022
Anedot Staff

14 Awesome Giving Tuesday Ideas for 2022

Want to maximize Giving Tuesday donations? Learn about the 14 best Giving Tuesday ideas for your organization!

Nonprofit
SEO for Nonprofits: 9 SEO Tips You Can Use Today
Josh Breland

SEO for Nonprofits: 9 SEO Tips You Can Use Today

SEO for nonprofits is not always simple, so we want to help! Here are 9 SEO tips you can use today.

Nonprofit
How To Plan a Fundraising Gala: Tips and Ideas from A Pro
Patrick O'Keefe

How To Plan a Fundraising Gala: Tips and Ideas from A Pro

Learn how to plan a fundraising gala, boost attendance, find volunteers, and more from our interview with Michael Swetz.

Nonprofit
Political Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes
Patrick O'Keefe

Political Marketing: 5 Ways to Use QR Codes

Learn about the five ways campaigns and organizations can use QR codes for political marketing.

Political
How To Find Grants for Nonprofits (Grants to Apply for in 2022)
Joseph Hur

How To Find Grants for Nonprofits (Grants to Apply for in 2022)

Learn how to find grants for nonprofits, so your nonprofit organization's income can be rock-solid!

Nonprofit
How Do QR Codes Work?
Patrick O'Keefe

How Do QR Codes Work?

QR codes are everywhere today, but how do QR codes work? In this guide, learn what is a QR code, how QR codes work, how to get a QR code, and more!

Nonprofit
What Is A Custom Domain? (And When You Should Use One in 2022)
Patrick O'Keefe

What Is A Custom Domain? (And When You Should Use One in 2022)

What is a custom domain? Learn about what is a custom domain, when you should use a custom domain, how to set up a custom domain, and more!

Nonprofit
How to Build an Email List for Nonprofit Organizations in 2022
Joseph Hur

How to Build an Email List for Nonprofit Organizations in 2022

Looking for ways to grow your email list? Here are 7 ways on how to build an email list for your nonprofit organization.

Nonprofit
11 Best Project Management Software for Nonprofits (Free & Paid)
Josh Breland

11 Best Project Management Software for Nonprofits (Free & Paid)

Choosing the right project management software for your nonprofit can be difficult. Here is a helpful guide to help you choose the right software.

Nonprofit
Virtual Fundraiser: Tips and Ideas From a Pro
Patrick O'Keefe

Virtual Fundraiser: Tips and Ideas From a Pro

Learn about the benefits of a virtual fundraiser, important things to consider when hosting a virtual fundraiser, and more from our interview with Shannon Whitt!

Nonprofit
Year-End Giving: 4 Steps to Close the Year Strong
Josh Breland

Year-End Giving: 4 Steps to Close the Year Strong

Year-end giving is coming soon! Here are 4 steps to ensure your organization has the best year-end giving ever.

Nonprofit
9 Great Annual Report Examples (And Why They're Great)
Josh Breland

9 Great Annual Report Examples (And Why They're Great)

Looking for great nonprofit annual report examples? We’ve got you covered with 9 great annual reports and why they stand out.

Nonprofit
How To Build a Monthly Membership Program
Joseph Hur

How To Build a Monthly Membership Program

Learn how to use a monthly membership program to build your organization's monthly donations so you can make a greater impact on your community.

Nonprofit
Nonprofit Fundraising in 2022: 4 Tactics You Need To Implement Today
Joseph Hur

Nonprofit Fundraising in 2022: 4 Tactics You Need To Implement Today

Learn four nonprofit fundraising tactics that you can implement right away to drive people to action.

Nonprofit
Higher Education Fundraising: 8 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Page
Patrick O'Keefe

Higher Education Fundraising: 8 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Page

Learn about the 8 ways you can optimize your school's donation page to improve your higher education fundraising efforts.

Education
Bring Back 15% Of Lost Donors by Doing This!
Patrick O'Keefe

Bring Back 15% Of Lost Donors by Doing This!

Learn about Action Recovery, an automated feature in Anedot that will send someone a customized email asking them to finish their donation. 

Nonprofit
Ultimate Guide to Church Software
Josh Breland

Ultimate Guide to Church Software

Our Ultimate Guide to Church Software will help you choose the best software for your church.

Ministry
How To Add a Donate Button to a WordPress Website
Anedot Staff

How To Add a Donate Button to a WordPress Website

Do you need a way to receive donations on your WordPress website? Find out exactly how to add a donate button to a WordPress site today.

Nonprofit
How To Raise Money for Your School
Anedot Staff

How To Raise Money for Your School

Read this blog post to learn how to raise money for your school. We’ll go over fundraising ideas, tactics, and how you can start receiving donations now.

Education
7 Reasons Your Church Should Be Using Recurring Giving
Josh Breland

7 Reasons Your Church Should Be Using Recurring Giving

Does your church use online giving? How about recurring giving? Here are 7 reasons why your church should be using recurring giving.

Ministry
How to Fundraise for Your Political Campaign
Patrick O'Keefe

How to Fundraise for Your Political Campaign

Are you looking to raise money for an upcoming campaign? Check out these tips on how to fundraise for your political campaign!

Political
How To Ask For Donations: 6 Tips for Success
Anedot Staff

How To Ask For Donations: 6 Tips for Success

Ready to start fundraising? Learn the different ways your supporters can contribute to your organization and the best methods to use when asking for donations.

Nonprofit
Church Marketing: 4 Social Media Video Tips To Get More Engagement
Joseph Hur

Church Marketing: 4 Social Media Video Tips To Get More Engagement

Take your church marketing to the next level. Learn four social media video tips you can implement across your ministry's social media channels.

Ministry
How To Add a Donate Button to Your Squarespace Website
Anedot Staff

How To Add a Donate Button to Your Squarespace Website

If you need a way to receive donations on your Squarespace website, this is the article for you. Find out exactly how to add a donate button to your Squarespace site today.

Nonprofit
14 Creative School Fundraising Ideas
Joseph Hur

14 Creative School Fundraising Ideas

Looking for the perfect fundraising idea for your school? Here's a list of 14 school fundraising ideas you could consider for your next fundraising need!

Education
How Recurring Giving Can Grow Your Nonprofit
Anedot Staff

How Recurring Giving Can Grow Your Nonprofit

Recurring giving is one of the best ways for any nonprofit to build a sustainable giving fund. Learn how your nonprofit can use recurring giving!

Nonprofit
The Essential Guide to Text To Give
Anedot Staff

The Essential Guide to Text To Give

Check out this essential guide on text to give to see how you can boost your organization's fundraising efforts.

Nonprofit
Higher Education Fundraising Statistics and Strategies in 2022
Joseph Hur

Higher Education Fundraising Statistics and Strategies in 2022

Want to grow the impact of your fundraising efforts? Here's a list of 9 important higher education fundraising statistics and strategies.

Education
Why Text To Give Should Replace Point of Sale Systems (POS)
Patrick O'Keefe

Why Text To Give Should Replace Point of Sale Systems (POS)

Text to give makes donations faster, cleaner, and more convenient. Here's why you should use text to give instead of a point of sale system.

Nonprofit
5 Effective Ideas for Church Fundraisers
Anedot Staff

5 Effective Ideas for Church Fundraisers

We put together some of the best ideas for church fundraisers. These are tried and true church fundraising ideas. Here’s exactly how to apply them.

Ministry
7 Ways To Boost Online Fundraising
Anedot Staff

7 Ways To Boost Online Fundraising

Can't decide on which tool to use to boost online fundraising? We’ll explain how these 7 tools have proven to increase donations for online fundraising!

Nonprofit
How To Use Texting To Improve Direct Mail Fundraising
RumbleUp

How To Use Texting To Improve Direct Mail Fundraising

RumbleUp’s text-to-donate integration with Anedot is the perfect solution to seamless fundraising to enhance your direct mail campaign. Find out more!

Political
Everything You Need To Know About Upsells and Cross Sells
Anedot Staff

Everything You Need To Know About Upsells and Cross Sells

Upsells and cross sells are great ways for organizations to raise more money. We go over the differences between upsells and cross sells and the best way to use them.

Nonprofit
How to Master Volunteer Recruitment in 2022
Anedot Staff

How to Master Volunteer Recruitment in 2022

Volunteers can make the biggest difference for some nonprofits. Try these six volunteer recruitment methods to grow your volunteer list more effectively!

Nonprofit
14 Successful Social Media Marketing Strategies for Universities
Joseph Hur

14 Successful Social Media Marketing Strategies for Universities

Learn how to maximize your university's social media marketing strategy with these 14 tips!

Education
The Best Software for Small Nonprofits in 2022
Patrick O'Keefe

The Best Software for Small Nonprofits in 2022

Are you looking for tools to help manage and grow your nonprofit organization? Check out our extensive list of the best software for nonprofits!

Nonprofit
Best Fundraising Ideas for Political Campaigns
Anedot Staff

Best Fundraising Ideas for Political Campaigns

Need ideas to fund your next political campaign? Check out our list of the best fundraising ideas for political campaigns.

Political
How To Write a Fundraising Letter
Joseph Hur

How To Write a Fundraising Letter

Learn about the five best practices for writing the perfect fundraising letter that is compelling and sets your nonprofit apart from others.

Nonprofit
Don't Buy Facebook Likes, Do This Instead
Patrick O'Keefe

Don't Buy Facebook Likes, Do This Instead

Do you want to buy Facebook likes? Here are some reasons why you shouldn't do it, along with some helpful tips on what you should do instead.

Nonprofit
7 Ways To Improve Your Campaign Website
Anedot Staff

7 Ways To Improve Your Campaign Website

Is your political campaign website living up to its full potential? Here are 7 website checklist items to make your website more effective.

Political
How To Build an Email List With Petitions
Anedot Staff

How To Build an Email List With Petitions

Learn how to build an email list and raise more money with petitions!

Political
5 Nonprofit Marketing Ideas That Will Fuel Fundraising and Impact
Anedot Staff

5 Nonprofit Marketing Ideas That Will Fuel Fundraising and Impact

If you are feeling motivated to level up your marketing strategy, here are 5 nonprofit marketing ideas you can implement in your organization!

Nonprofit
Give With Cash or Check Form Templates
Patrick O'Keefe

Give With Cash or Check Form Templates

Easily collect contributions at the door with our free downloadable template!

Nonprofit
Successful Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits
Anedot Staff

Successful Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Looking for effective ways to raise money for your nonprofit organization? Browse our list of successful fundraising ideas for nonprofits!

Nonprofit
Find Grants for Nonprofits
Joseph Hur

Find Grants for Nonprofits

We’ve put together a list to help you find grants for nonprofits, organized by the type of nonprofit: charities, churches and ministries, and education.

Nonprofit
How To Create the Perfect Landing Page
Patrick O'Keefe

How To Create the Perfect Landing Page

In this blog post, we go over the exact steps on how to optimize your landing page. Follow this blog post and you'll have the perfect landing page for your organization.

Nonprofit
What Is a Landing Page?
Anedot Staff

What Is a Landing Page?

Learn the basics of landing pages, including optimization, the different types, and how you can make your own high-converting landing pages without any code.

Nonprofit

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