Fundraising Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Fundraising is challenging — and nonprofits at all stages of their fundraising journeys have been pushed to get creative with the way they tackle it. 
Presented below are curated resources to help you navigate relevant TechSoup courses, products, and blog posts on fundraising.

Getting Started with Fundraisers

Don’t know where to start?

Here are some quick basics for in-person and remote fundraisers.

Want something more in-depth? Check out the other sections on this page where we break down fundraising by different topics.


Webinar: Drive Social Media Engagement with Storytelling

Learn from digital storytelling expert Julia Campbell about how nonprofits use stories to supercharge their social media engagement.

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Blog: Using Tech to Communicate with Your  Beneficiaries

Read about streamlining your communications with beneficiaries, improve donor and volunteer communications with or without CRM tools.

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Ask the Expert - Remote Fundraising (Recording)

Learn how your nonprofit can bolster its marketing efforts from social media to email marketing, fundraising to virtual events.

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Blog: Nonprofit Fundraising in the Age of Uncertainty

Read on how to embrace change, and how to employ lessons  learned from past crises to adapt to current fundraising challenges.

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Get your virtual pen ready

Improve how you engage and communicate with your donors, volunteers, and benefactors with email tools, courses, and blogs. 



Use GetResponse for email, marketing automation, landing pages, and more.

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Blog: Streamline Your Marketing with GetResponse

Read an in-depth take on how to get the most out of GetResponse with links to other relevant resources at the bottom.

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Office (Outlook+Office Products)

Use Outlook to communicate, Excel to manage funds or constituents, Word to make simple flyers, and more with Office.

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Intro to Communication for Fundraising Training 

Learn the secrets of more effective outreach with this introductory track.


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Digital Marketing Services 

Make your outreach and marketing the best that it can be for your next fundraising appeal. Use our marketing services for fundraising-focused marketing.

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Engaging Communities Online Course Series 

Learn to establish, manage, and engage your nonprofit’s community online with this course track.

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Get the Funds

Digital Marketing for Fundraising

Tackle fundraising from different angles through social media, email, and other channels.


Fundraising for Nonprofits Courses

Gain the basic skills you need for effective and dynamic fundraising from start to finish.

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Social Media Marketing For Nonprofits Training 

 Learn tips and tricks for running social media fundraising campaigns that accomplish measurable results.

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Email Marketing for Nonprofits and Libraries Course Bundle

Learn to plan and implement an email marketing strategy as part of a successful integrated campaign.

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Blog: Nonprofit Email Marketing Benchmarks 2021

Read up on best practices for your email marketing strategies.

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Blog: Nonprofit Social Media Benchmarks 2021

Read on the best practices for your social media marketing strategies.

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Grant Writing and Management Resources

Tips, tools, and resources on finding funders, writing and seeking grants, and more.


Building a Grant Strategy for 2021-2022 Webinar

Join Cynthia Adams, CEO of GrantStation and over 45 years of grantseeking and writing experience, to learn how to strengthen your grantseeking program and establish your calendar for the next 12 to 18 months.

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What Do Funders Look for in a Grant Proposal?

Read about what to include and what to think about when writing your grant proposal.

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Grant Writing and Management Training

Set yourself up for success with this five-course grant “starter kit.” Learn about the overall grantseeking process, developing your narrative, how to target the right funders for your needs, and more with this training.

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5 Key Things to Include in a Grant Proposal

This blog will guide you through five things you should mention in your grant proposal to more effectively appeal to funders.

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Grant Writing Tips and More Webinar

Learn from other nonprofits and grant writers who share their grant writing successes, tips, and failures with this webinar recording.
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Relationship Management

Manage your constituent relationships

Manage your contacts and streamline communication with donors, volunteers, and beneficiaries with these tools and courses.


Donor Perfect

Use Donor Perfect as an all-in-one database that manages constituents, tracks gifts and grants, processes donations, creates reports, and more!

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Little Green Light 

Manage donors, volunteers, members, alumni, events, and fundraising campaigns from a single cloud-based interface.

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Mastering Your New CRM/Database Training

Learn how to effectively move into a new CRM from spreadsheets or a CRM that you have outgrown.

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QuestionPro Nonprofit

Use QuestionPro Advanced for creating surveys, collecting responses, and analyzing results.

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CitySoft Community Enterprise 

Use Community Enterprise (CE) to manage operations, communications, and fundraising.

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