Happy Holidays from Pursuant

Happy Holidays from Pursuant

In the midst of all the busyness of the season, we wanted to take a moment to tell you just how grateful we are to get to do the work we do. It’s hard work, but it’s good work. It’s a privilege to work with so many great organizations helping people all around the world. […]

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (at Pursuant)

We are so thankful for the opportunity to serve organizations that are changing the world! Happy Holidays from our team at Pursuant to yours!

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Pursuant Gives Back: Repairing Wells Through Global Aid Network

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This time of year provides an incredible opportunity to reflect on the highs and lows of the year, to express gratitude for our abundant blessings, and to take time away from the busyness of work and spend that time with loved ones. It’s also an incredible time to give back, whether it’s volunteering at a […]

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IRA Charitable Roll Over Provides Opportunity for Year-End Donations

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On Friday, December 19th, the President signed a bill into law that allows nonprofits to benefit from major charitable contributions made through IRA rollovers. Through December 31st, 2014, certain donors will be able to make gifts directly from their IRA to charity. What does this mean for your organization? This legislation provides nonprofit organizations with […]

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3 simple ways to optimize your year-end email campaign

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It doesn’t take long to realize how important the final week of December is for almost every nonprofit organization. Online donations peak during the final days of the year as donors capitalize on the tax benefits of giving. You can wrap up your year-end communications after Christmas with an email push that offers donors a […]

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Week in Review: 3 Quick Tips to Exceed Your Year-End Fundraising Goals

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  Let’s cut to the chase. There are 12 days left in 2014. Here are 3 quick tips you can use to make the most of them… 3 Quick Tips to Exceed Your Year-End Fundraising Goals  Know the facts. 33% of donations made in December occur on the 31st of the month. Here are a […]

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3 Ways Nonprofits Can “Start With Why” to Inspire Donors

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  “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” – Simon Sinek Sharing stories and statistics of the impact your organization is making is an essential way to show supporters what you are doing to make an impact. However, can they identify why you do it? This is a big difference […]

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6 Ways to Optimize Your Nonprofit Website for Year-End Giving

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Your website gives donors their first true impression of your organization and can be the most influential factor in whether a donor decides to give. If your website is properly designed and organized, you can collect email addresses, have people register for ongoing communications and updates, and most importantly—capture donations. An optimized website can greatly […]

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Don’t Let Excuses Keep You From Accelerating Your Impact in 2015

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If there’s one thing I’ve learned from spending decades in the fundraising world, it’s that having the opportunity to accelerate your organization’s impact starts by building a healthy and sustainable funding model. An organization can only go so far without a solid donor pyramid to support the growth. The first step to building a healthy […]

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Week in Review: How to Create a Culture of Philanthropy in 2015

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  The phrase “culture of philanthropy” has become one of the hottest in the nonprofit world over the past few years. And today it’s not uncommon for a nonprofit leader or development director to talk about building one within their organization. However, what is uncommon is having the ability to collectively articulate what exactly that […]

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