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How to Ask People to Give Money to Your Nonprofit Organization

Asking for money is never easy, but these tips suggest some easy ways to ask people to support your nonprofit organization.
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How to Attract Major Donors to Your Nonprofit Organization

To find and attract major donors to your nonprofit organization, you need a long-term strategy and a great way to make your organization stand out.
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How to Manage Gift-Giving in Your Nonprofit Organization

By adopting a gift-acceptance policy, your nonprofit organization might be able to achieve both financial security and flexibility.
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How to Pursue Grant Funding for Your Historic Preservation Group

Grant funding is readily available for historic preservation organizations that are willing to put in some hard work.
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How to Create a Budget for a Grant Application

Every time your nonprofit organization applies for a grant, a project budget will be an essential component of your application.
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How to Get Started on Planning an Auction

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 1 of 3
An auction is a great way to engage members in fundraising for your nonprofit organization, but it is also a huge commitment.
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How to Stage an Auction to Ensure Success

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 2 of 3
Staging an auction can be a fun way to raise funds as long as your nonprofit organization plans the event carefully.
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How to Get High-Quality Items Donated to Your Auction

Organizing a Fundraising Auction for Your Nonprofit Organization, Part 3 of 3
If your fundraising auction is to be a success, your auction table must have high-quality, meaningful items that generate buzz among the bidders.

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