Make Your Charitable Donations Go Further Before 2018

There will be big changes for charities in 2018. Most of those changes will be because of tax reform legislation that passed before the end of 2017. In 2018, the standard tax deduction will nearly¬†double. People filing as single will see their standard deduction jump from $6,350 to $12,000. For married couples, the deduction will […]

Last-Minute Fundraising Tips For Nonprofits: 5 Things You Can Do Today

December 31st is upon us! And it’s the biggest day of the year for nonprofit fundraising. Maybe your staff is in the single-digits, or maybe you’re operating with a skeleton crew while people are on vacation, but it’s easy to feel like time has gotten away from you. But don’t panic! We’ve got five last-minute […]

5 Ways Nonprofits Must Adapt in the New Year: Fundraising in 2018

2018 is approaching¬†fast. And while you’ve probably got your budget and big-picture goals figured out, have you thought about how you’ll change in the new year? The nonprofit sector is changing all the time. The nonprofits that survive and stay relevant are the ones that are able to adapt. Here are five ways your nonprofit […]

Tax-Deductible Charitable Donations: Gifts That Give Back

Want to know a secret all wealthy people know? Here it is: it pays to be generous. That’s because donations to tax-exempt nonprofit organizations can be deducted from your taxes, so you’ll pay less when you file your return. You can give back to causes you care about on Razoo … while easing your own […]

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Year-End Fundraising Guide: Email Strategy and Best Practices

Email strategy can make or break a fundraising campaign. And during year-end, most people are inundated with emails. Holiday sales, coupon codes, charities soliciting donations. It’s hard to rise above the din of new email notifications this time of year. And having your emails opened, and links and buttons clicked, is essential. Here are some […]

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Year-End Fundraising Guide: Social Media Game Plan

Year-end fundraising used to be all about events, direct mail and soliciting major donors. But year-end fundraising is moving into the digital age. And social media’s importance is growing every year. According to the 2017 M+R Benchmarks study, nonprofits are seeing incredible growth in their social media audiences. Nonprofits saw 23% audience growth on Facebook. […]

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The 4 Biggest #GivingTuesday Misconceptions

#GivingTuesday is a day of global online giving that aims to lift up charitable organizations. This year, it takes place on November 28th. It seems like a simple enough premise, but at Razoo we hear a lot of #GivingTuesday misconceptions that lead to nonprofits not participating. And so, in this post, we’re going to tackle […]