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Crypto fundraising: diversifying donations for GivingTuesday

Want to maximize donations to your nonprofit on GivingTuesday? See why crypto fundraising holds the key to tapping into today’s newest generation of crypto donors.

By Alexis Miller

October 26, 2022

Candid Seal of Transparency holders can now enable Apple Pay to accept donations

Nonprofits can now accept donations with Apple Pay. It’s an easy, secure, and private way for your donors to give back.

By Ally Ray (she/her)

October 24, 2022

Refreshing your peer-to-peer fundraising strategy

Peer-to-peer fundraising best practices are constantly evolving, and nonprofits can benefit from reassessing and refreshing their out of date strategies.

By Kevin Penney (he/him)

October 19, 2022

Get ready for GivingTuesday with a cohesive digital campaign 

Crafting a GivingTuesday campaign can be a lot of work. But, by using your Candid nonprofit profile on GuideStar as a starting point you can reduce the work and ensure your donors are getting a consistent message about your mission and impact.

By Kate Meyers Emery, Ph.D. (she/her)

October 17, 2022

Five ways to level up your GivingTuesday campaign

30% of annual donations are given to nonprofits from GivingTuesday through the end of the year. Here are five ways to capitalize on this generosity and make this year’s GivingTuesday campaign even better.

By Holly Rustick (she/her)

October 12, 2022

Digging in: who donates to the nonprofits you care about? 

With just a little digging—using the tools and resources I will share in this blog—you will be able to get a picture of who donates to a particular nonprofit.

By Melissa Pulis (she/her)

September 21, 2022

Cracking into corporate giving

Corporations have the resources to provide significant funding to nonprofits and are becoming a growing part of many organizations’ revenue streams. So how do you tap into these funds?  We’re here to help you crack into the corporate giving options…

By Melissa Pulis (she/her)

August 11, 2022

Experiment: Does posting more on Twitter pay off?

Posting more on Twitter can increase social media engagement for your nonprofit. But, it may distract from important content. Learn how tweeting 20 times a day changed our social media strategy.

By Kate Meyers Emery, Ph.D. (she/her)

August 4, 2022

Three lessons nonprofits learned from the pandemic

For many nonprofits, in-person meetings and events are key to carrying out their mission. From maintaining strong donor relations to providing necessary services, both nonprofits and their communities benefit from in-person interactions. However, the pandemic posed a major challenge. Nonprofits…

By Aly Sterling (she/her)

August 2, 2022

The overhead myth: crash course to fundraising transparency

The overhead myth states that nonprofits that can spend the least amount on overhead are seen as the most effective. It’s time to disprove this.

By Jacob Spencer

July 26, 2022

All you need to know about fiscal sponsorship

Many people have amazing ideas for creating a nonprofit or public-benefit project, but aren’t sure how to get started or find funding. Instead of starting a new organization, you may want to consider working with an existing 501(c)(3) public charity…

By Melissa Pulis (she/her)

July 12, 2022

Unlock the power of evaluation at your organization

Organizations often hire evaluation consultants (like us) because they are tired of their evaluation activities not generating useful information for their organization or they’re not sure where to start. For some, the process may feel onerous on staff and clients,…

By Elba Garcia (she/her) and Katie McGeehan, PhD, MS (she/her)

July 12, 2022