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How to Create a Compelling Fundraising Campaign Theme

This post is by Noelle Smith, an account strategist at CauseMic—Classy’s first Certified Strategic Partner in the nation. She outlines how to establish your fundraising campaign theme and provides examples to help you get started.

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Re-Engage Donors With This 3-Step Social Media Trick

To re-engage past donors, and ultimately grow a stronger supporter base, your organization can use these tips to run an advertising campaign using the ‘custom audience’ retargeting tool on Facebook.

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How Birthday Data Can Benefit Donor Relations

When you collect the birthdates of your donors, you gain important personal and demographic information. This allows you to interact with your contributors on a more intimate level.


10 Models of Support for Today’s Social Entrepreneur

The story and journey for a social entrepreneur is always going to be subjective. However, the specific needs for these entrepreneurs fall into four main categories of support: financing, technical support, exposure, and networks and solidarity support.

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Business, Technology, & Operations

6 Growth Hacking Strategies for Nonprofits

In the same way startups focus on “growth hacking”—the process of identifying the most effective ways to grow a business—nonprofits, traditionally with limited resources, can… keep reading

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Why I Quit My Job to Fundraise

This is a guest post by Katie Remy, who recently completed Mama Hope’s Global Advocate Program. She successfully raised over $20,000 and partnered with community… keep reading

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Business, Technology, & Operations

The Rise of Nonprofit Tech Hacking 

Nonprofit managers tend to wear several hats. In fact, many are tech hackers and are responsible for their organization’s systems and technology alongside their program or development work.

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