Resources

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

7 Tips For Hiring a Professional Fundraiser

7 Tips For Hiring a Professional Fundraiser

What’s a Fundraising Consultant? A fundraising consultant, sometimes called professional fundraisers, are seasoned pros, field marshals of the nonprofit world. They’ve usually got several years of experience under their belts running campaigns and managing donors for...

Volunteer Retention Strategies: 7 Tips to Keep Your Volunteers

Volunteer Retention Strategies: 7 Tips to Keep Your Volunteers

While many organizations were rethinking their volunteer recruitment efforts, even before COVID, that alone can’t change the low volunteering rate. Nonprofits need to start taking volunteer retention rates seriously. There are only so many people out there looking to...

20+ Handy GivingTuesday Resources for 2020

20+ Handy GivingTuesday Resources for 2020

There are a ton of excellent GivingTuesday resources online; Free tools that your nonprofit can use to boost its year-end success. The only issue?  You have to do some digging to find the best ones.  At Neon One, we’re all about saving you time (and money!)....

7 Donor Survey Questions You Should Be Asking

7 Donor Survey Questions You Should Be Asking

You don’t have to wonder what motivates your donors to give. You just have to ask the right donor survey questions. Surveying your donors is the most powerful thing you can do when it comes to improving your processes. Understanding what makes your donors tick can...

Power Up Your Endurance Event with Rallybound & Strava

Power Up Your Endurance Event with Rallybound & Strava

Many peer-to-peer fundraising events are designed around an accompanying endurance activity. These endurance challenges can vary between a low-intensity walk to a high-intensity bike-a-thon — the choice is up to you.  Regardless of what endurance activity you...

10 Year-End Giving Statistics Every Fundraiser Should Know

10 Year-End Giving Statistics Every Fundraiser Should Know

The end of the year is swiftly approaching. You know what that means — giving season is almost here.  Giving season is a huge deal for the nonprofit sector, driving billions of dollars in just a few days. But don’t take our word for it. Here are 10 year-end giving...

Unite Development and Finance Teams with NeonCRM & QuickBooks

Unite Development and Finance Teams with NeonCRM & QuickBooks

One of the biggest challenges nonprofits face is alignment around the money that they are receiving for donations, events, memberships, and other channels. Attempting to reconcile multiple revenue streams with accounting processes can be complicated, and it can often...

The 3 Types of Giving Tuesday Emails You Need to Send

The 3 Types of Giving Tuesday Emails You Need to Send

When thinking about your organization’s emails, it’s always a good idea to step back and consider the number of emails you get in a single day. How often do you open an email for less than a few seconds? Or mark one as ‘read’ without actually looking at it? During the...

10 Giving Tuesday Statistics Every Fundraiser Should Know

10 Giving Tuesday Statistics Every Fundraiser Should Know

There’s no denying it — #GivingTuesday has become a worldwide phenomenon. What started as a grassroots movement meant to balance out holiday season spending is now a donation-driving powerhouse.  Still not sure if your organization should get involved in the fun?...

How Does Giving Tuesday Work?

How Does Giving Tuesday Work?

By now, you’ve probably heard of Giving Tuesday. When a single event generates over $2 billion dollars in one year, it gains quite a reputation. But, if you’ve never participated in the 24-hour celebration, you might be wondering, “how does Giving Tuesday work?” There...

New in Rallybound: Endurance Challenges

New in Rallybound: Endurance Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a major shift in traditional fundraising events. Virtual events are now the standard, which has created a new need for innovative, engaging online fundraising experiences.  Since the launch of Rallybound’s new Virtual Toolkit, we’ve...

Celebrating the 2020 Changemaker Award Recipients

Celebrating the 2020 Changemaker Award Recipients

At Neon One, our clients are our ‘why’. We exist to help them raise more to support the amazing missions they’ve dedicated themselves to serving. It’s fun, challenging, and rewarding work. And sometimes it calls for a celebration.  Earlier this month, we wrapped our...

Insights from the Giving USA 2020 Report

Insights from the Giving USA 2020 Report

Earlier this month, our Director of Strategic Partnerships, Tim Sarrantonio, dove deep into this year’s Giving USA report and broke down the basics as it relates to individual, foundational, legacy, and corporate giving (so you don’t have to).  The webinar also...

Unifying the Ecosystem: A Look at The Future of Neon One

Unifying the Ecosystem: A Look at The Future of Neon One

Last week, we hosted the first-ever Generosity Exchange, a two-day long virtual event that fostered connection, discussion, and transformation between over 600 nonprofit professionals.  This exciting opportunity gave us a chance to create a space for open dialogues...

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