Is #GivingTuesday worth it?

I've been getting alot of questions about #GivingTuesday. So here are some thoughts and some links to more insights. A few weeks ago, Farra Trompeter and I discussed #GivingTuesday as part of a year end effort on Blackbaud's #NoFilter Podcast. (You can listen to that podcast at: http://nofilternonprofit.blackbaud.com/h/i/278309430-episode-15-end-of-year-giving-who-s-really-driving-it-ft-marc-pitman-and-farra-trompeter) And more recently, I interviewed crowdfunding expert

It's #GivingTuesday!!

#GivingTuesday is here! Last Thursday was Thanksgiving here in the USA. Last Friday was "Black Friday," the day retailers hope to sell enough to end the year in the black. Yesterday was #CyberMonday, the online retail version of Black Friday. Today is #GivingTuesday! (Backed by the United Nations Foundation, Giving Tuesday is intended to be

CyberMonday/GivingTuesday Special: A year of coaching "kicks" and a free coaching call!

For the past three years, Fundraising Kick has been helping nonprofit leaders raise more money than they thought possible! Each week, Fundraising Kick subscribers get a short email with an extremely practical strategy for making 5-10 major gift calls that week. Can you imagine what a difference an additional 5-10 major gift calls each week

Is your nonprofit ready for #GivingTuesday?

Giving Tuesday is right around the corner. Does your nonprofit have a plan? What is #GivingTuesday? Here in the United States, the Friday after Thanksgiving has become known as "Black Friday"-- it's the day many retailers sell so much that they end the year "in the black." A few years back, online retailers decided to