Author Archives: Seth Eisenstein

How to Pass Your School’s Fundraising Test

Over the past few years, US schools have faced severe budget cuts. The budget allocated per pupil at the K-12 and also in college levels has come down at an alarming level. As a result, more and more institutions are now turning to their own fundraising programs and activities to fill the shortage. In this… Read More »

Tips for Raising More Money at Fundraising Events

As we move into the holiday season, people are generally in a giving mood and it’s a great time to throw a memorable fundraising event! Organizing a fundraising event can be time consuming and expensive, but if your planning is right, you’ll get back an amazing return from your donors. Tips for organizing a great… Read More »

5 Best Practices of Peer-To-Peer Fundraising Online

5 Best Practices of Peer-To- Peer Fundraising Online Peers are often your best friends and if you need help, your peers are usually the ones who come forward. This is also true for fundraising! The Digital Giving Index has already established that 18% of all funds raised online is through P2P campaigns. Even a Stanford… Read More »

Work Smarter, Not Harder: A Real World Guide to Fundraising

 Do you find yourself saying the following? “I’m not good at sales.” “There’s no way I can ask people for money.” “I don’t want to annoy my friends.” “Asking complete strangers for money makes me uncomfortable.” If you’ve ever uttered any of these phrases, you’re not alone. Even the most successful fundraisers began their journey with excuses… Read More »

8 Great Tips for Getting Your Nonprofit’s Message Out

Your non-profit has a terrific mission, a wonderful staff, and fabulous resources to offer. Unfortunately, no one knows much about who you are or what you do. And that’s a problem. In order for your organization to reach out to its audience, spread its message, attract donors, and do its important work, it needs to… Read More »