The Canton Regional and Greater West Virginia Better Business Bureau offers tips and advice for consumers to avoid fraudulent practices.
Today's topic: IRS warns of the "Dirty Dozen"
The concern: Every year, the IRS compiles their "Dirty Dozen," a list of common scams... (continued)
Wed, Feb 01, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Presented by Abigail Harmon and David A. Mersky
Successful fundraising requires a unique combination of professional and volunteer leadership. Your organization may have the people who can fundraise for your annual fund (or a capital campaign). This webinar is designed to help your staff... (continued)
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Christmas is around the corner and the Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to watch out for the 12 most common scams during the holiday season. One scam will make you want to do your homework if you're shopping for a puppy this Christmas.
The BBB... (continued)
NEW YORK, May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) (“BGC Partners,” “BGC” or “the Company”) today announced its intention to commence an offering, subject to market conditions and other factors, of senior unsecured notes. The notes are to be offered and sold in a private... (continued)
As part of its mandate to protect investors and promote market integrity, FINRA enacts rules and publishes guidance in its role as regulator of securities firms and brokers. FINRA involves the securities industry, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other regulators, as well as... (continued)
Wed, Mar 09, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
According to the Fundraising Effectiveness Report, fewer than 2 of 10 new, first-time donors renew their support of nonprofits and barely 6 of 10 repeat donors are retained. This crisis of donor retention threatens nonprofits in ways that a generation ago were... (continued)
Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Are you ready for a breakthrough in Major Gift fundraising? We will take a deep dive into Major Gift best practices - focusing on the first steps for getting you organized for this important work. You will learn how to use essential tools such as prospect management databases, gift tables, and detailed metrics for annual... (continued)
Most complaints made by Chinese buyers a year ago were about mobile web shopping, a report from China’s top authoritative body said on Monday.
The quantity of complaints and question identified with shopping on the mobile Internet climbed forcefully and the system has turned into a rearing ground for fakes, the report... (continued)
Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Are you sick and tired of board members who refuse to fundraise? Guess what? You can heal yourself and give a shot of much-needed energy to your volunteers, simply by learning these key secrets – and sharing them. That’s right! Just get inside your board members’ heads a bit, and you can change ‘reluctant’ to... (continued)
When it comes to fundraising, there seems to be a frenzied dash to solicit Generation Y (also known as Millennials), comprising donors aged 18 to 32 years.
After all, the ALS ice bucket challenge raised millions; Barack Obama’s fundraising success of 2008 and 2012 targeting youth got him elected twice;... (continued)
Wed, Oct 14, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Auction planners: How do you get guests to bid more in your silent auction?
(I'm re-running this popular webinar to give you the scoop!)
When you’ve gone to the effort of soliciting donors, creating displays, and arranging volunteers for checkout,... (continued)
Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
This webinar will provide hands on training in cultivating and soliciting BIG gifts (The definition of “Big” is different for each nonprofit). The 3 Steps are: Get Organized, Schedule Your Meetings, Meet Your Donor and Ask. Peter will explain the concepts and share valuable tools that participants can... (continued)
Wed, May 13, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Have you gotten tired of getting turned down for grants?
Would you like to plan to succeed in 2016?
If your fundraising stagnated last year, you’re not alone.
Donor attrition is at an all time high, and so is competition for dollars.
What if the one bright spot at the end of... (continued)
The Heller Fundraising Group helps nonprofits with their fundraising strategies. We are located in Manhattan with clients primarily in New York City and throughout the Northeast. We build teams of consultants to meet the custom needs of each client.
The company is run by Peter Heller who has maintained a successful career over
Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Major gifts-whether $1,000 or $100,000 or anything in between-still produce the lion’s share of a nonprofits philanthropic revenue. The key to a successful program to identify, inform, interest and involve major gift donors, is more than simply asking-as important as the solicitation is. This... (continued)
Major Gifts Matters FAQs about Offering Donors Choices: Restricted, Unrestricted, Program and Overhead Giving
Want to build a grant program? With Elevate, you’ll work with a team of people – including an experienced senior writer and strategist, an associate-level grant writer, and a client relations associate responsible for data entry, meeting agendas, and notes. Learn more about our model with this attachment.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Did you know that most states require registration before a charity solicits donations? If your nonprofit is embarking on a new fundraising campaign or you just want to brush up on fundraising legal and compliance issues, this webinar is for you. Topics include: state charitable solicitation registration rules, including... (continued)
Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Auction planners: How do you get guests to bid more in your silent auction? (I'm re-running this uber-popular webinar to give you the scoop!)
Let's face it: When you’ve gone to the effort of soliciting donors, creating displays, and arranging... (continued)
Tue, Sep 09, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Is your organization receiving more online donations?
Are you providing outstanding stewardship to your online donors?
If you answered no, then there's a good chance that you might be losing donors.
When you take great care of your donors by showing them... (continued)
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Learn how to leverage online and local resources that will assist you in prospecting new funding opportunities for your nonprofit organization.
--Find out how to leverage library databases without spending any money
Prepare Yourself and Your Solicitors to Knock the Ask Out of the Park with this Pre-Solicitation Major Gifts Fundraising Strategy Workbook.
*This is major gifts fundraising in a box! Use the goodies inside to stop stressing about making the ask. Line up your duckies… put your best foot forward… and... (continued)