Tusculum exceeds fundraising goal for dorm project
OFallon police officers and the O’Fallon Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #198 donated a bus with a wheelchair lift to Special Olympics Illinois.
Baby Bundles partners with other nonprofits and health care groups to get baby essentials to mothers in need in our community.
An autographed Taylor Swift photo, lift tickets to Bromley Mountain, and a night at the Hollister Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast are among the auction items in a fundraiser aimed at helping the public library in Vermonts state capital recover from this summers devastating flooding.The Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier just launched a new flood recovery auction. In announcing the fundraiser, the library told supporters it faces a long and expensive road ahead after the damage it suffered in July.We have held a fundraising auction every year to raise money to support the library, noted Dan Groberg, the executive director of the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. But this year, its particularly important that we raise money for the library, because we suffered a tremendous amount of damage in the flooding in July here at the library, so this is a great opportunity for people to support the library and win a great item while theyre at it.Bidding is now underway on more than 40 donated items, including the Taylor Swift autograph, which auction organizers say was acquired from an authorized dealer and is professionally framed with a plate calling it authentic.Online bidding continues through October 6, with an in-person event scheduled for October 7. In an interview Tuesday with NBC5 News, Groberg said funds raised through the auction will support general operating expenses for the library.The library is for everyone, and its a vital institution in Montpelier, Groberg said. I think the people in this community recognize that and thats why theyve been so generous to date and why theyll continue to support us and were so grateful for that. And this is just another opportunity that they can lend a hand.The library is still operating with curbside pick-up services. The executive director said the institution hopes to reopen soon, but he noted there is no confirmed date yet. I think weve been continuously surprised and amazed and grateful for the way that the community has stepped up after the flood, Groberg told NBC5 News. And thats been for us and for all the businesses and organizations in town that were affected. Its been pretty remarkable to see that everyones been so incredibly generous and I know thats going to continue here.Another pressing goal, Groberg said, is to get the heat in the library working again before colder weather hits.Groberg said he hopes the auction raises at least $5,000. To check out the auction, visit this website.
Idaho Todays Mellisa Paul gets the details on a fundraising effort to make the girl positive program available to all pre-teens.
NAMIWalks is a yearly awareness and fundraising event to help end the stigma around mental illness and offer hope to anyone who is struggling.
President Joe Biden will be waking up at the Fairmont in San Francisco on Wednesday to continue his campaign fundraising swing in the Bay Area.
Join The Giving Block Co-Founder Alex Wilson for Crypto & Stock Giving 101: The Benefits for Nonprofits & Donors. Crypto Secrets: Non-Cash Assets are Tax Saving!Today’s donors are looking for modern and diverse ways to give. Alex and Cara discuss the benefits of accepting cryptocurrency and stock donations, which can attract new audiences and potential supporters. With the convenience of online giving, these types of donations are gaining popularity and can significantly boost your fundraising efforts.If you want to bring your non-profit into the future, accepting cryptocurrency and stock donations is a great step.#donorbox #nonprofit #nonprofitfundraising #cryptodonations #stockdonations #thegivingblock #alexwilson #noncashdonations #cryptononprofits
Our host welcomes James Goalder, the Partnerships Manager at Bloomerang, to discuss an intriguing topic: the $25 donor experience experiment. The experiment aimed to explore how nonprofit organizations interact with donors who make small $25 donations. The conversation highlights the importance of providing a positive donor experience to retain and engage supporters, offering insights and actionable recommendations for NPO’s and NGO’s to enhance their donor interactions. James begins by explaining the research was initiated by a friend and colleague, who used to donate $25 to various organizations and track their responses. James decided to conduct a similar experiment but focused on national accounts, including Feeding America, Humane Society, Boys and Girls Club, Habitat for Humanity, Free Clinics, and Meals on Wheels. The experiment involved James donating $25 to 50 organizations in each category, across all states. He assessed the online donation process, including the ease of finding the donate button and the functionality of the donation forms. After donating, he evaluated the thank-you process, which led to several noteworthy findings. James revealed that the donor experiences varied significantly among organizations. Some had streamlined and user-friendly processes, while others had broken links and frustrating experiences. He emphasized the importance of organizations reviewing their online donation process from a donor’s perspective and fixing any issues. One significant discovery was that only 10% of organizations offered payment options other than credit cards, such as ACH bank draft, Apple Pay, Google Wallet, or Venmo. James highlighted the importance of diversifying payment options to accommodate donors who may not have credit cards. Furthermore, James discussed the impact of landing pages after donations. About 58% of organizations redirected donors to third-party pages, which can be disorienting and reduce the chances of engagement. James stressed the value of keeping donors on the organization’s website after a donation, making it easy for them to explore further. Regarding post-donation engagement, James found that less than 1% of organizations followed up with invitations to volunteer or attend events. He suggested that organizations should take advantage of these opportunities to engage and retain donors. In terms of thanking donors, James observed that less than 20% of organizations sent hard copy thank-you letters. He encouraged organizations to implement a purposeful and diverse communication strategy, involving emails, personalized messages, and thank-you phone calls. Finally, James recommends that organizations periodically review their donor communication cadence and seek feedback from donors to improve their processes. He emphasizes that this evaluation should happen whenever new technology tools are introduced or at least on an annual basis.You can also listen to the show on your favorite podcast channel. Additionally, the American Nonprofit Academy provides news, inspiration, and training for the nonprofit and social impact community.#fundraising #nonprofit #socialimpact
Anti-trans legislation in Alabama, which goes into effect May 8, bans doctors from providing gender-affirming healthcare to trans kids.
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