Break the Gala Mold It’s the time of year where nonprofits get down to business with planning their upcoming fundraising galas and events. With it comes expectations of donning cocktail attire, sitting down to a plated three-course dinner, and listening to sponsor speeches that ask attendees to reach into their pockets to support a cause. […]
Your nonprofit’s website is one of your most powerful tools for spreading awareness of your mission. It can also be one of the main drivers for receiving donations and creating public engagement. The important thing to keep in mind when creating and maintaining your website is to answer two important questions: Why should people want […]
Last week I attended the annual Code(Her) Conference 2017 in Washington DC. The event was coordinated by DC Web Women, a membership organization that works to promote women in technology. Code(Her) is a series of hands-on, development, and technology-focused workshops for digital professionals and technology enthusiasts. The event was well attended and I was excited […]
This should come as no surprise, but if you’re a nonprofit, you already know that when it comes to reaching out to your audience or seeking donations, the competition is fierce. Presently, there are around two million nonprofits registered with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). So if you’re like many organizations, standing out from the […]
As someone who has written grants for over 14 years, I am familiar with the ups and downs that go along with the grant seeking process. There is always a great deal of excitement when building relationships with funders and finding new opportunities, but there are also many uncertainties. After years of doing this work […]
For some nonprofits, utilizing mobile donations or text-to-give as a part of their overall marketing plan can be a little intimidating—and we totally understand. After all, there was a time when this method of donating was just not a viable solution for most small nonprofits. The Early Days The ability to make a mobile donation […]
Generating funds for your nonprofit has never been easier thanks to the massive rise in social media. While choosing the right social media platform can be overwhelming, nonprofits should definitely not ignore the power of Facebook. In fact, according to Facebook, 150 million of the 1 billion people that use the social network are connected […]
After designing a new logo and package for MyselfBelts, we are proud to announce that the Epstein Creative Group is 1 of 350 winners of the American Package Design Awards (from more than 2,000 entries). Check us out — The link is now live online. We are so proud of our wonderful and talented team and the great job […]
It’s no secret that our society is filled with lots of non-profits dedicated to making the world we live in a better place. Unfortunately, not all of them are legit, forcing potential donors to really think twice before they donate. At the end of the day, it all comes down to trust. In this article, we explain how you can easily gain the trust of your donors with these eight simple tips.
Strategic branding isn’t just for for-profit businesses and companies these days. It’s high time that non-profit organizations recognize the value that strong branding can provide. Successful branding can turn your audience into lifelong supporters, increase your social impact, and more.