Tag Archives: Fundraising

Tips for Colorado Gives Day by Giving First Manager of Online Giving Dana Rinderknecht

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting Yesterday, Tuesday, July 24, JVA was honored to host a Guest Presentation on Colorado Gives Day with online giving guru Dana Rinderknecht. Rinderknecht, who is the Manager of Online Giving for the Community First Foundation’s … Continue reading

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JVA’s new Development Director Breakfast Club stresses team approach in fundraising

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting In January 2012, in response to requests for ongoing professional development opportunities, JVA launched a new breakfast club series geared toward development directors. Held once a month, these clubs give development directors an outlet to … Continue reading

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UNICEF uses Halloween “costume creator” to attract younger donors

By Amber Alarid, JVA Consulting UNICEF is putting the “fun” back in fundraiser with a cyber twist on its traditional orange Trick-or-Treat collection boxes. Mashable revealed earlier this week that UNICEF has launched an online costume party, allowing site visitors to … Continue reading

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Why nonprofits will benefit if Janine’s Launch Pad contest idea is launched

by Janine Vanderburg, JVA Consulting First, a word on my Launch Pad contest idea—training boomers with sales backgrounds as nonprofit fundraisers—which is one of 25 finalists. If this idea is implemented, nonprofit leaders would get to spend their time on … Continue reading

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Charities struggle with winning young donors

by Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Grantwriter/Editor As a sometimes member of Generation Y (sometimes because my 1980 birth date puts me somewhere between Generation X and Generation Y, and because I’m reluctant to identify with the negative stereotypes often assigned … Continue reading

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Facebook users to decide winners of JPMorgan Chase grants

JPMorgan Chase has announced the launch of a $5 million community giving program on the social networking site Facebook that it hopes will inspire a new approach to corporate philanthropy. The Chase Community Giving program invites Facebook users to nominate … Continue reading

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Strengthening your online advocacy with YouTube

Last month, http://www.nonprofitstreet.com shared news about the launch of YouTube’s Nonprofit Program. This innovative and free program allows nonprofit organizations to insert links inside their videos so that viewers can be easily directed to the cause’s Web site. For this … Continue reading

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Quick facts about individual donors…

At JVA Consulting, we are always collecting research about fundraising and what works. Here are some of our favorite facts about individual donors. Looking at these drives us to one clear conclusion: This is why nonprofits should make sure fundraising … Continue reading

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Expert instruction, resources and networking offered for current and hopeful nonprofit executive directors

On October 6, sessions will begin for JVA’s fifth Executive Director Academy (EDA). Started in 2007, EDA has helped nonprofit leaders from across the region and the country develop the abilities needed to succeed as an executive director. The seven-week … Continue reading

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