Category: Giving Donations

October 14, 2014

What customer relationship management system (CRM) are you using to manage your nonprofit?

A Few Good Donor Management Systems The right donor management software can make a big difference in your ability to raise funds. We asked six different nonprofit technology experts about donor management software that have worked well for their nonprofit colleagues. The holiday season is upon us again, and soon you’ll need to prepare another […]

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August 5, 2014

Mobility Cup 2014 Sponsorship Opportunities

Commodore Level (Exclusive Title Sponsor) $15,000 •    Mobility Cup 2014 will be positioned  as The Mobility Cup 2014 supported by (insert your company’s name)  … in all national and international communication, advertising and signage, created by Mobility Cup 2014 from the date of agreement through to the end of the event •    Title sponsor name […]

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February 6, 2014

How to Make Giving Feel Good:

How to Make Giving Feel Good “On a fine summer morning in Vancouver, British Columbia, a graduate student approached passersby with a box of envelopes and an unusual request: “Are you willing to be in an experiment?” If people said yes, she asked them how happy they were, got their phone number, and handed them […]

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January 7, 2014

The End of Fundraising: Raise More Money by Selling Your Impact

With a title like The End of Fundraising, Jason Saul’s book is not intended to be a balanced, nuanced treatment of the economics that underpin today’s nonprofit ecosystem. Rather, it’s a quasi-polemical indictment of the current modus operandi among funding sources and nonprofit “supplicants.” It’s also a much needed, critical look at the inherent—and very […]

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December 3, 2013

There really are some amazing people in the world, and some are right at our footsteps; please think of this during the holiday season and be as giving of your time and/or money as you are able to, both during the holiday season and throughout the year:

Gordon (Gord) Hoffman is a special man and the type of person whose legacy many of us would like to live up to. Recently, I saw an interesting video on Gord entitled: Leadership Awards 2007 – Heart of Calgary: Gordon Hoffman, which I have posted below. So please watch it, as it will well worth […]

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October 3, 2013

Do they know, like and trust you?

Do they know, like and trust you? Written by Stephanie in Stand + Be Counted. If you’ve been around the marketing block, you know that a basic fundamental principle of marketing is to get people to know, like and trust you. Do this well, and you’ll convert prospective people into clients, and build a community […]

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May 6, 2013

What is the Triple Bottom Line?

The triple bottom line (also known as 3BL, the three Ps and the three pillars) puts into concrete terms what we already know: there’s more to business than just making money. You could even say that there’s more to making money than making money…at least the traditional way. The three pillars are a key component […]

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May 2, 2013

WHEN SHOULD A BUSINESS DONATE AND WHEN SHOUD IT SPONSOR?

Charitable donation – A corporation may deduct the eligible amount of a gift up to 75% of net income, plus 25% of certain taxable capital gains, and 25% of any capital cost recapture – A charitable tax deduction can be carried forward for a period of five years – Charitable receipt will no longer have […]

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April 4, 2013

Charitable Donations & Personal Taxes for 2012

If any “advantage” was received (compensation or other benefits) in return for the donation (e.g., tickets, meals), the eligible gift for purposes of the donation claim is reduced by the value of the advantage received. The tax credit for the first $200 of donations in Alberta is at the lowest personal tax rate, and the […]

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February 5, 2013

Why donor loyalty matters

Donor loyalty continues to be a key theme for nonprofits and a driving force for development professionals – two reasons why Sage Nonprofit chose donor loyalty as the topic of its December 2012 survey of over 800 of our nonprofit customers. Over one-quarter “unsure” One of the most surprising findings of the study is that […]

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