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Our resource library brings together the latest in nonprofit industry insights, trends, best practices, research, and more. 

Capital Campaigns: Problem-Solving During COVID-19

Capital Campaigns: Problem-Solving During COVID-19

This blog was contributed by Aly Sterling of Aly Sterling Philanthropy. Aly’s expertise includes fundraising, strategic planning, search consultation and board leadership development for the well-positioned nonprofit. She is regularly sought for comment by trade and...

How Businesses Amplify Community Giving Events

How Businesses Amplify Community Giving Events

The immediate stakeholders of giving events are apparent. There needs to be a giving event host. There needs to be nonprofits. There needs to be donors. Yet, one of the most important and misunderstood components of a successful giving event is the support of the...

8 Unique Fundraising Ideas for Arts Organizations

8 Unique Fundraising Ideas for Arts Organizations

Fundraising is about building relationships — whether you’re providing services to the vulnerable, healing the sick, or creating art. Although fundraising for arts organizations has unique challenges, like justifying the need to ask for support from donors for your...

#GivingTuesdayNow: Was It Worth It?

#GivingTuesdayNow: Was It Worth It?

We’re fresh off the heels of a new global day of giving, brought on by urgent needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic: GivingTuesdayNow. Organizations of all types and sizes crafted appeals, assets, and campaigns in a little under two months, and now many are wondering...

How to Add a Coronavirus Relief Fund to Your Giving Day

How to Add a Coronavirus Relief Fund to Your Giving Day

As the coronavirus pandemic stretches deeper into the year, it is becoming increasingly clear that extraordinary measures will need to be taken to ensure our communities survive and thrive well beyond 2020.  Although economic impacts have been immense across all parts...

Nonprofit Overhead Costs: Spending to Scale Impact

Nonprofit Overhead Costs: Spending to Scale Impact

This blog was contributed by Neon One Nonprofit Sales Consultant, Taylor Volk. In 2013, activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta stood on the TED Talk stage and asked the world why nonprofits are rewarded not for the good that they do, but rather how much, or how little,...

10 #GivingTuesdayNow Tips For Giving Day Hosts

10 #GivingTuesdayNow Tips For Giving Day Hosts

Last week was the first-ever Dream Big virtual conference for giving day hosts for Neon One and the first of its kind event for community giving days.  During the event, attendees participated in a day of virtual sessions, keynotes, panels, and conversations — all...

From In-Person to Virtual: Volunteer Appreciation

From In-Person to Virtual: Volunteer Appreciation

What is volunteer appreciation week? It's a day where all volunteers are celebrated for their time and energy!  Since 1974, National Volunteer Week has served as an opportunity to recognize those that dedicate their time and effort to the causes they care about.  In...

How Nonprofits are Responding to COVID-19

How Nonprofits are Responding to COVID-19

In just a few months, the COVID-19 outbreak has drastically altered the way nonprofits plan and operate. This critical moment has left many organizations facing the same questions: what do we do, and how can we help?  Our team is here to help you answer these...

How to Create a Giving Day Communication Plan

How to Create a Giving Day Communication Plan

This blog was contributed by Neon One certified consultant, Melissa Russom. Congratulations! You’re here, so you’ve already taken a powerful step toward success for your giving day campaign—recognizing the importance of thoughtful communications planning. If you’re...

GivingTuesdayNow: How Your Org Can Take Action This Spring

GivingTuesdayNow: How Your Org Can Take Action This Spring

Today, the team at Giving Tuesday announced #GivingTuesdayNow, a new global day of giving and unity. This celebration of generosity, set to take place on May 5, 2020, is designed to drive an influx of giving, helping to mitigate the growing impacts of COVID-19. ...

From In-Person to Virtual: Galas & Big Events

From In-Person to Virtual: Galas & Big Events

As we continue to learn about how the coronavirus will impact our day-to-day lives and plans one thing is clear — we’re in this for the long haul.  That being said, now isn’t the time to despair or endlessly reschedule. Instead, now is the time to think outside the...

From In-Person to Virtual: Your Annual 5k

From In-Person to Virtual: Your Annual 5k

Although charity runs are a great way to raise funds and spread awareness for your cause, they often come with a lot of overhead costs.  Preparations, like securing a location, recruiting volunteers, and finding sponsors, can take a lot of time and energy. And, in the...

From In-Person to Digital: How to Host a Virtual VIP Dinner

From In-Person to Digital: How to Host a Virtual VIP Dinner

With the changes in social behavior being adopted because of the coronavirus, every facet of how we fundraise needs to be re-evaluated. Luckily, it has historically been shown that when nonprofits keep working, even in times of great economic and social distress, that...

Taking Your In-Person Event Online With Rallybound

Taking Your In-Person Event Online With Rallybound

We’re facing unique times and you're facing a unique challenge. Your scheduled marquee P2P fundraising event is fast approaching, yet many events are being encouraged or forced to cancel.  With spring event season on the horizon, we realize that many of our nonprofits...

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