Before You Donate, Ask These 5 Questions

Retailers certainly thrive during the holiday season, but they aren’t the only ones taking consumers’ cash. Charitable organizations collect a large portion of their annual revenue in December. Charity Navigator reports that over 30% of annual giving via Network for Good’s donation processing system occurs during the last month of the year. And, the average […]

A Little Thank You Can Go A Long Way

    Your mother always taught you to say “Thank you” when someone did something nice, and she made you write countless notes for every birthday, Christmas and graduation gift. Even though you grumbled about spending your Saturday morning writing out card after card until your hand cramped, you knew Mom was right. When someone […]

Increase Charitable Donations: Make it Personal

  Times have been tough for charitable organizations. During the recession, many found themselves serving an even greater clientele with far fewer available resources. People who have lost jobs don’t have money to give. And those who haven’t lost jobs are clinging to their cash a bit tighter. Organizations must work harder to bring in […]