Fundraising and Giving

Mar 11, 2019

Swipe Right for Donors: How Building a Brand of Attraction Connects You to Long-Term, Loyal Donors

Do you ever feel like finding your dream donor is like finding a dream date? How can you connect with those like-minded people who share your organization’s passion and mission?

Mar 11, 2019

Why Gen Z is Compelled to Do Good

As Gen Z age into the workforce and gain financial independence, nonprofits must adapt their fundraising initiatives to fit the profile of these new potential contributors.

Feb 25, 2019

Growing Your Social Donor Base

The future of fundraising is social, and Social Donors will play an important role in helping nonprofits reach their fundraising goals.

Feb 25, 2019

5 Proven Strategies for Converting Volunteers to Donors

87% of volunteers say there is a relationship between their volunteer behavior and the causes they support financially.

Nov 5, 2018

What Traits do America’s Favorite Charities Share?

If you could only support one charitable organization, which organization would it be? Grey Matter dives in to find out what traits America’s favorite charities share.

Oct 22, 2018

Using Charity Watchdogs to Your Advantage

An organization’s impact is ultimately measured by its progress towards their mission rather than its financial performance at a specific point in time. The insights shared when filing a well-crafted Form 990 and by providing appropriate additional insight can help reassure a donor that they should stay involved for the long haul.

Oct 22, 2018

Major State Charitable Solicitation Deadlines are Approaching

By discussing proactive filing of Form 990 in this and future years with your tax preparer, your organization will be able to prevent last minute scrambling and effectively meet your state charitable solicitation renewal deadlines.

Oct 22, 2018

Funding Innovation in the Nonprofit Sector

What can nonprofits do to bridge their resource gap and allocate, or secure, the funds to innovate? BDO's Andrea Wilson offers four avenues toward innovation.

Oct 22, 2018

Three Questions Nonprofits Must Ask Corporate Sponsors

Strong partnerships are built through honest relationships and communications. In order to create this kind of relationship, nonprofits need to ask three questions of any potential funder before the relationship begins.

Sep 24, 2018

Charitable Giving Seen As Subjective Decision Even In The Face Of Objective Information

If the goal is to further the effective-altruism movement and maximize welfare, providing more information may not be enough to change how people choose to spend their money on charities. The key may lie in altering how people think about charity altogether.