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2017 #GivingTuesday Trends

At Starfish Impact, the team always keeps an ear to the ground to stay abreast of the latest trends in the nonprofit sector. With about a third of a nonprofit’s fundraising budget raised in the last month of the year, #GivingTuesday is the unofficial kickoff of year end giving. These are a few trends we noticed from 2017’s #GivingTuesday:

Multi Platform End of Year Giving Campaign

Multi Platform End of Year Giving Campaign

While the end of year may seem far away, it’s not too early to start planning your end of year giving campaign. Putting together a thoughtful plan across several communications platforms will help reach the broadest audience and reinforce tailored messaging to each specific demographic. In this post, we share examples of how to utilize each platform in your end of year giving campaign.

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Elements of a Successful Team Retreat

We spoke with several colleagues to gather input and have hosted a variety of team meetings, appreciation events, and team building retreats ourselves over the years. In this week’s post, we share some of the key elements that lead to a successful team retreat. Whether you’re planning your first one, or considering giving some new life to a tried and true method, take a look at these tips.

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday Trends

#GivingTuesday is growing year over year and this year was no exception. Nonprofits of all sizes, from start up to multinational organizations, take part in #GivingTuesday, and given that over one third of all giving is distributed over the holiday season, we spent some time reviewing the trends we noticed in successful appeals. Challenge matches…