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Fundraising Methods and Sources

Tips for Fundraisers

American Alliance of Museums

Museum magazine outlines tips for fundraising, including: being creative, repeating successful programs, taking risks, and cultivating locals. The article also stresses the importance of transparency and education.

Global Trends in Giving Report

Charity Village

Based on the survey results of 4,084 donors worldwide, the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report summarizes donor data across six continents. The report explores how online and mobile technology affects giving as well as the impact of gender, generation, and ideology on giving and volunteerism.

Overview of Nonprofit Fundraising Sources and Approaches

Free Management Library

The Free Management Library has a matrix that analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of seeking support from different sources of funds.

Effective Fundraising by Mail

The Fundraising Authority

The Fundraising Authority provides an article on developing an effective direct mail strategy.

Why Monthly Giving Matters for Every Non-Profit

The Fundraising Authority
Joe Garecht of the Fundraising Authority discusses why launching a monthly giving program can be a powerful strategy for non-profits both large and small.

Nonprofit Fundraising Methods: An Overview


Nolo shares an article on several different methods of fundraising.

Fitting Annual, Endowment, Capital, Sponsorship & Underwriting Campaigns into Your Organization’s Plans and then Making Them “Sing”

Raise Funds

Tony Poderis of Raise Funds shares an overview article on how annual fund drives, sponsorship requests, and capital and endowment campaigns must fit together in an overall development plan.

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