Virtuous Nonprofit Blog

Virtuous Automation connects nonprofit teams and donors.

Virtuous Automation Expands Capabilities and Scales Growth

Responsive fundraising calls on nonprofits to create hyper-personalized donor journeys for each individual in their donor base. As such, it often requires more from nonprofit teams. Before we unveiled responsive fundraising, we knew it wasn’t enough to simply give a name to the new fundraising system. It was our responsibility to make it possible for…

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Charity auction gifts for end of year fundraising.

Holiday Charity Auctions: 6 Item Ideas to Excite Donors

This post was contributed by Kelly Velasquez-Hague who brings over 20 years of fundraising, nonprofit management, and sales/marketing experience to her role as the Director of Content Marketing for OneCause. It’s never too early to get excited for the year-end holidays, right? For the nonprofit sector and this year, in particular, the year-end season is more important…

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Join us for the Responsive Nonprofit Summit 2020

The Responsive Nonprofit Summit 2020: The Complete Guide

Earlier this year, Virtuous hosted the first part of The Responsive Nonprofit Summit 2020. The goal was to bring together responsive nonprofit leaders to brainstorm, connect and strategize around fundraising in 2020. Specifically, we wanted to address the question: how do we emerge from this crisis to serve donors? Everyone felt a sense of urgency…

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Event analytics can add to upgraded donor experiences.

Event Analytics & How They Can Improve Your Virtual Auction

This post was contributed by Kelly Velasquez-Hague who brings over 20 years of fundraising, nonprofit management, and sales/marketing experience to her role as the Director of Content Marketing for OneCause. Nonprofit organizations of all sizes and missions have needed to adapt to unprecedented waves of challenges over recent months, so your own organization might be…

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Use corporate matching with Double the Donation to grow giving.

Leading Nonprofits Use Corporate Matching to Increase Revenue

This post was provided by Julia Beltran from our partner, Double the Donation.  Over 18 million people in the U.S. qualify for matching gift programs, yet most of these individuals don’t know anything about their organization’s matching gift program. This causes a shocking result – an estimated $4 to $7 billion in matching gifts to…

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Online auction donor stewardship.

After Close-Out: 5 Steps for After Your Online Auction Ends

This post was contributed by Kelly Velasquez-Hague who brings over 20 years of fundraising, nonprofit management, and sales/marketing experience to her role as the Director of Content Marketing for OneCause. As nonprofits move more and more of their fundraising and outreach operations online as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, finding new ways to engage…

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Donor development strategies are stronger with help from analytics.

How to Use Website Analytics to Improve Donor Development Strategies

Responsive nonprofit leaders obsess over one thing: the donor. As such, donor development strategies became something we think about constantly. It’s at the center of the product features we release, the resources we create and the conversations we have with our partners.  Recently, we hosted a webinar called Donor Listening Strategies: Listening Strategies to Turn…

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Create virtual events that drive auctions.

Online Auction Checklist: Beginning to End Coverage

This post was contributed by Joshua Meyer. Josh brings over 14 years of fundraising, volunteer management, and marketing experience to his current role as the Director of Marketing for OneCause. With the entire nonprofit sector facing an unprecedented set of new challenges, your fundraising event plans for the year have undoubtedly seen some drastic revisions….

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Engage Donors Using Personalized Video Campaigns

This article was provided by Casey Hill, Head of Growth at Bonjoro. While 2020 has brought challenges for many charities, some are thriving. Recently on an episode of the podcast Freedom Fundraising, Mary Valloni talked about charities she is working with where the donors are calling them! Their donor base is so engaged that the…

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Virtuous product updates for May 2020

Product Updates: Virtuous Upgrades to Get Excited About

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned this year, the space in which you spend your day is incredibly important. Whether it’s your work space or your home, the way it looks and how it supports your daily habits is essential. It’s with that in mind that we made a few important upgrades to the…

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