Category: Fundraising 101

Exploring the 2023 Giving USA Report: Navigating a Changing Philanthropic Landscape

Erika Moczulewski
July 13, 2023

Why Every Organization Needs a Major Gifts Program (And Where to Start)

Whether you’re in a small or mid sized organization, or part of a development team of one or 25, you are probably raising major gifts. But let me take a step back and address some common questions that I hear about major gifts.

Nora Hennessy
April 26, 2023

3 Fundraising Trends in 2022 That Are Not Going Away

Amy Schiffman
December 21, 2022

Meet Senior Consultant Patricia Broughton, A Leader in DEI Work at Evolve & in her Community

Senior Consultant Patricia Broughton always wanted to make the world a better place – but she realized early on that nonprofit programming was not where her strengths lie. Her superpower is connecting people who want to change the world with those who can. As a fundraiser, this means connecting donors who have the resources and want to make a difference with the incredible staff of nonprofits doing the frontline work. 

Jamie Klobuchar
December 2, 2022

I’m Sick of Giving Tuesday - Here’s Why

Each year, the pressure is on for development staff to be the one of few lucky nonprofits that makes it ahead. This is the time of year when the board starts emailing you success stories from other nonprofits’ Giving Tuesday campaigns and asking, “Why aren’t we doing this?”

Jamie Klobuchar
October 27, 2022

It’s Not Too Early to Start Planning for Year-End Giving

In busy development shops, it can feel like September is too early to be thinking about year-end giving. We’re still three months out! But this is actually the perfect time to start planning for your best year-end giving yet.

Jamie Klobuchar
September 21, 2022

4 Popular Fundraising Resources You May Have Missed

Wondering how to fill that creative time? I’ve compiled 4 of Evolve’s most popular fundraising resources that you may have missed:

Jamie Klobuchar
July 14, 2022

It’s Time to Update Your Acknowledgement Letter

Jamie Klobuchar
December 1, 2021

5 Ways to Improve Your Stewardship & Achieve Your Best Year-End Yet

Jamie Klobuchar
November 2, 2021

Eek, It’s a Ghost! Nope...just Your Fundraising Program.

Lisa Tarshis
October 26, 2021

How Fundraising Planning is an Act of Self-Care

Lisa Tarshis
October 19, 2021

Is it an Oversized Pumpkin or Your Overly-Ambitious Fundraising Plan?

Lisa Tarshis
October 12, 2021