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Crowdsourced Fundraising Goes Local

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This post is part of our 2016 blog series, The Changing Faces of Philanthropy in the Northwest. All year long we’ll be exploring how the profound changes and contrasts in our […]

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KPLU Makes Public Media History

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When the folks at KPLU called and asked if our firm would help them raise $7 million in six months to save the station from being sold, my first question […]

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Early Returns: Giving increased again in 2015

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We often get asked, “What changes are you seeing in giving in the Northwest?” Behind the question is inevitably a concern regarding how global economic uncertainty, national issues spotlighted in […]

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Is My Nonprofit’s Website Mobile-Friendly?

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Google is rewarding sites it deems “mobile-friendly” and penalizing those that are not. As of Tuesday, April 21, sites that are not compliant with Google’s Mobile Optimization Guidelines will not […]

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Ready, Set, GiveBIG!

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With GiveBIG fast approaching, nonprofits of all sizes in the state of Washington are gearing up to prepare for a giving day that raised $12.9 million in 24 hours last […]

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Whither the Ice Bucket Challenge

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If you, like me, are one of the six or so people left in this country who hasn’t thrown a bucket of ice on your head in the past six […]

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Donor Communications: Death by Email, Life through Segmentation

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Recently when I was deleting unread emails from my inbox, I had a guilty thought: if am abducted by aliens, and someone was reconstructing my life only through my emails, […]

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How Tech is Changing Fundraising

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The landscape of fundraising is ever-changing with new ways to engage and steward supporters. Yet, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Two of our recent webinars […]

Categories / General / Online Giving / Trends
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How well do you search?

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I use Google every day and have a degree in library and information science, and yet I was blown away by how tweaking my search techniques started returning much better search results and transformed the way I was able to work.

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Giving Tuesday: Has It Worked?

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The country is getting excited about a national effort to push giving at the end of the year (a crucial time for nonprofit fundraising), and at the chance to speak to younger donors via the social media channels they frequent (as opposed to sending out another mail appeal to sit atop the growing stack on everyone’s kitchen table right now). We’ve seen a lot of posts from our nonprofit friends and clients today urging donors to give, but has it worked?

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