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Build Your Digital Presence for 2021 and Beyond: 5 Tips for Nonprofits

Since social distancing requirements began in the U.S., organizations have needed to leverage technology to keep their doors open. Many teams have had to quickly adapt to video calls, virtual events, and working from home. Though vaccine distribution has begun and the end of social distancing measures seems to be in sight, the digital transformation […]

CCS Survey Reveals Successful Virtual Donor Engagement Results and Positive Signs for Nonprofit Fundraising in 2021

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began nearly a year ago, one of the central questions in the minds of nonprofit leaders and fundraisers has continually been can we raise money effectively in a virtual world? The latest results from CCS’s Philanthropic Climate Survey—which encompass responses from more than 1,000 individuals representing nonprofits across sectors—help show that […]

CCS Survey Shows Improved Fundraising Trends and Evolved Donor Engagement Tactics

The first two installments of CCS Fundraising’s Philanthropic Climate Survey series in May and June 2020 documented the immediate effects of a crisis in nonprofit fundraising. Our third-edition survey conducted from September 9 to September 16, 2020 provides a window into a nonprofit sector that—at this point, half a year into the global pandemic—has moved […]

Four Steps to Ensuring ROI for Virtual Events

For many nonprofit organizations, events are an important way to raise funds, gather close donors, and educate the community in a unique way. Current limitations for in-person gatherings present a challenge for organizations that were planning to hold events, particularly this spring and summer. An Assess-Decide-Communicate-Execute framework offers a process to clarify your event objectives […]

How One Nonprofit Organization is Turning its Annual Gala into a Major Online Event

It is no secret that large in-person events and galas are instrumental in raising awareness and funds for nonprofits across geographies and sectors. With these events currently on hold during the COVID-19 crisis, organizations are questioning how they can replicate their impact. The good news is that we are already seeing many organizations successfully pivot […]