Fundraising in 2021 – What Can We Expect?

Donors came through for nonprofits in 2020. According to the latest Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report, donations in 2020 were up 10.6%, the number of donors increased by 7.3%, and new donors grew by 13.3% (all compared to 2019). The Blackbaud Institute 2020...

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Webinar: The Rapidly-Changing Landscape of Event Fundraising

With plans changing rapidly for 2021, Fladeboe Advancement will address what the fundraising data has revealed from recent virtual events, how to plan to move into a hybrid model, and key steps organizations can take now to increase support this year - regardless of...

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Virtual Galas Are Working

  After partnering with over 100 nonprofits since March, it's clear that virtual events are working. Watch Glen Fladeboe, Principal Partner at Fladeboe Advancement, in this October 2020 KARE 11 News feature about how donors are responding to this new fundraising...

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Virtual Events in Response to COVID-19

  Virtual events are quickly becoming a popular tool for many nonprofits. Fladeboe Advancement has developed the best practices in virtual event fundraising and is helping a wide range of nonprofit organizations create a successful virtual event. In this KARE 11...

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Fladeboe Update Regarding COVID-19 and Events

Today we are sharing the action steps Fladeboe Advancement is taking in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the potential impact to our clients and their special events. First, we are continuing to plan that events will happen over the coming weeks and...

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How is the Way We Donate Money Changing?

  What is the most powerful tool in an event fundraiser’s tool box? How are younger donors participating in giving? Glen Fladeboe, Principal Partner of Fladeboe Advancement, and Sara Lueben, Grantmaking Chair at Fourth Generation and the Community Engagement...

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Giving USA 2019: What You Might Not Have Heard (Part II)

In Part II of this article series, we continue looking at insights from Giving USA 2019, a study of US charitable giving in 2018. (Read Part I.) 1. What you heard: Nine of eleven recipient sub-sectors saw giving fall or stay flat. What you might not have heard: The...

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Giving USA 2019: What You Might Not Have Heard (Part I)

Topline findings from Giving USA 2019, a study of 2018 charitable giving in the US, have been reported extensively over the past several weeks. Yet the study reveals quite a bit more when you look a little deeper. We’ve been scouring the full report and following the...

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Can You Ask for Recurring Gifts at Fundraising Events?

The short answer is YES! The statistics surrounding recurring (monthly, sustaining) gifts bring joy to a fundraiser: the overall number of sustaining donors is growing by 25% a year, revenue is increasing by 17% per year, donor retention over 90%, and a lifetime value...

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