Latest Posts by Ellie Burke

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Fundraising

25 Creative Winter Fundraising Ideas

To ensure your organization makes the most of the giving season, we’ve assembled a list of 25 of our favorite winter fundraising ideas.

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Fundraising

Tax Reform Means Strategic Opportunities for Nonprofits

While change can be alarming, especially when it has the potential to affect the health of your organization, it’s important to read beyond headlines and seek to understand the full picture before reacting.

Fundraising

How to Run a Giving Tuesday War Room to Crush Your Goals

A Giving Tuesday war room, or common area for in-the-moment strategy development, is a perfect way to support your plan and ensure every item is executed effectively. Goals aside, it can also serve as a great bonding experience for your team as you work together to drive success.

Fundraising

9 Harry Potter Quotes to Inspire Nonprofit Professionals

To help you recharge when you need it most, we collected a few favorite Harry Potter quotes (and paired them with self-care statements) that will have you feeling ready to conquer your nonprofit work in no time, confidence anew.

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Fundraising

$1.4M in 24 Hours: Kesem’s Path to Giving Tuesday Success

In 2017, Camp Kesem topped the Giving Tuesday charts again and was Classy’s number one transacting client on November 27.  Their continued Giving Tuesday success is no accident, but rather the result of careful planning and thoughtful strategy.

Fundraising

The Giving Tuesday Campaign Example You Need to See

A successful Giving Tuesday campaign requires certain thoughtful elements. To help you identify and wrap all of these factors into your page, we sat down with the customer success management team at Classy for their advice on how to design a stellar campaign.

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