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Where to Get a Line of Credit for Your Nonprofit

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Lines of credit for nonprofits can be used for a multitude of scenarios, but most often a line of credit is used to address emergencies or opportunities that can be paid back in the short term. As Managing Partner at Financing Solutions, which is one of the largest lenders of Nonprofit Lines of Credit to […]

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Can Businesses and Nonprofits Apply for Paycheck Protection Program 2

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Update: As of 6/1/2021. The Payroll Protection Program for nonprofits and businesses is now closed. Unfortunately, the government only provides loans through the SBA to for-profit businesses but not SBA loans to nonprofits. Financing Solutions continues to be the leading provider of lines of credit to small nonprofits throughout the United States. The SBA/Federal Government […]

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Taking the First Step for a Capital Campaign in 2021

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The term “capital campaign” was originally associated with brick-and-mortar efforts, such as fundraising for buildings and facilities. However, capital campaigns are actually organized fundraising efforts designed to help nonprofits achieve long-term financial support, not just for bricks and mortar. Why are capital campaigns often the preferred method of fundraising? Because they offer widespread benefits with […]

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How to Attract Nonprofit Corporate Donors and Sponsors

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For nonprofit organizations, there are several different types of donors to tap into for financial support. Corporate donors are one donor demographic that can bring more effectiveness to a fundraising program. Corporate philanthropy usually yields higher returns and costs less than smaller, individual donor acquisition. For small nonprofits that can’t spend as much on marketing […]

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8 Tips for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

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Giving Tuesday is a global movement to create an international day of charitable giving.  It was started in 2012 and has grown into a global movement that has inspired millions of people.  Last year, donors gave nearly $2 billion dollars on Giving Tuesday.  Giving Tuesday takes place on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and it helps […]

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Giving Tuesday & Social Media for End of Year Nonprofit Fundraising 

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The end of the year for nonprofits and their fundraisers is known as “the season of giving” or “the giving season” since year-end giving is an important component of revenue for most nonprofit organizations. According to Neon One, nearly one-third of annual giving occurs in December. Most nonprofit professionals begin strategizing early for their end of […]

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Five Ways to Supercharge Your Board for Fundraising Success

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Board members are morally and legally accountable for the health of your nonprofit organization, including financial sustainability. It is therefore imperative that Board members are engaged in fundraising. It’s not just another good idea; it’s their ultimate responsibility. It is essential not only to an organization’s success but to its very existence. Without fundraising, organizations […]

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Nonprofits Should Ask For a Grant In 20 seconds Or Less

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There is always more to learn about how to research and find the best grant opportunities and funders for your nonprofit organization. But what happens when it’s time to talk to that potential funder? What do you say? How do you get their attention and fuel their curiosity? How can you talk about your nonprofit without […]

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10 Tips to Creating a Nonprofit Monthly Donor Program

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Strong donor retention is critical to sustaining and growing your nonprofit.  One of the best ways to increase your donor retention is by creating a monthly donor program (sometimes called recurring giving).  In a monthly donor program, a donor chooses to give a pre-determined amount on a monthly basis and the funds are automatically collected […]

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