3 steps to creating your fundraising plan for 2018

We’ve said it before – the New Year is the perfect time for a fresh start for your nonprofit’s fundraising plan! So, now that you have some goals in mind for your 2018 fundraising activities, here are 3 easy steps to get started in creating your fundraising plan and keeping your New Year’s resolutions to […]

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Razoo’s Most Popular Blogs of 2017

Now that 2017 has come to an end, it’s a time to pause and reflect on Razoo’s most popular blogs before heading into the New Year. We’ve already made our New Year fundraising resolutions, so let’s take a look back at our 5 most popular blogs of 2017: #5: Facebook’s Donate Button Facebook introduced fundraising […]

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Tools to Increase Your Nonprofit’s Year-End Gift Size

With end of year fundraising reaching its peak in December, now is likely the time you are reviewing your moves management practices. Moves management is the process by which to move your donors down the funnel into major gifts. “With each step in the process, you hope to increase your donor’s awareness, interest and commitment […]

Razoo Spotlight: PEER Servants sees team fundraising success

PEER Servants is a microfinance nonprofit founded in 1988 that helps the materially poor. According to their website, PEER Servants, based in Massachusetts, partners with microfinance institutions in Africa, Eurasia, and the Americas to help entrepreneurs in their countries. 2017 marks the 12th year of their signature fundraising campaign, the Kopano Walk for Economic Empowerment. […]

Top Elements for a Successful Nonprofit Story

This is a guest blog for Razoo by Clay Boggess, Senior Consultant at Big Fundraising Ideas With 1.5 million registered nonprofit organizations in the United States, there is a lot of competition to win over donors for your cause. To stand out from the crowd, nonprofits must learn to tell a clear, compelling and engaging story, instead […]

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The Cost of Raising Money

Fundraising costs can be difficult to calculate — while there are literal expenses associated with fundraising, such as payment processing fees, there are other “hidden” costs that are often overlooked. For instance, do you account for the cost of staff time to process checks for your development office? What about the cost to mailing out […]

Razoo Spotlight: Fundraiser for Plaster House Raises $334K

Gail Gettler didn’t have any experience when she started a fundraiser, but knew she needed to help The Plaster House. The Plaster House is a nonprofit based in Arusha, Tanzania. The organization provides pre- and post-operative care for children in need of operable surgeries for which they may not otherwise have access. These include clubbed-foot corrections, […]