Latest Posts by Ellie Burke

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Fundraising

23 of the Best Fundraising Ideas for Growth

While it takes a concerted effort to grow an organization, there are many ways to expand that don’t involve new hires or back-breaking investments. To help you identify your next fundraising win, here’s a list of relatively low-lift tactics that drive high-lift results.

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Leadership, Management, & Culture

Change Management: Key Principles You Need to Know

In order to effectively respond to new developments, it’s necessary to first understand what causes change and how you as a leader have the capacity to initiate and manage it.

Is Your Fundraising Software Ready for The Biggest Giving Day Yet?
Business, Technology, & Operations

Is Your Fundraising Software Ready for the Biggest Giving Day Yet?

As you decide who to partner with for your large giving day campaigns, like #GivingTuesday, it’s helpful to understand how the right technology protects against certain system failures. To explore this topic, we sat down with Classy’s CTO Mike Young to discuss what makes our platform ready for anything.

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Infographics

INFOGRAPHIC: Generational Giving

When you understand the differences in giving habits across the generations, you can build a targeted engagement strategy that fuels your fundraising efforts.

Artificial intelligence and social impact
Business, Technology, & Operations

AI: What It Is and What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

In this piece, we introduce the concept of AI as it relates to other industry terms, consider current recent developments in the nonprofit industry, and suggest unique ways it may be leveraged in the future.

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Fundraising

8 Ways to Ask Fundraisers to Devote Their Weddings to Your Cause

When you implement a year-round fundraising program, you allow supporters to turn any of their life events into an opportunity to fundraise for your cause. And while it’s common for people to set up personal fundraising pages for their birthdays, there’s another big occasion they can leverage for a good cause: their wedding.

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Classy Product

Move Your Recurring Donors to Classy in 4 Steps

Moving your recurring donors from your previous platform to Classy can seem like a challenge. While the risk of losing donations can be frightening, the gains from the switch vastly outweigh any potential loss.

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