Leaky Bucket Blog

Leaky Bucket Blog

Welcome to the Leaky Bucket blog, where we discuss everything related to measuring, managing, and improving fundraising performance. And some other stray thoughts from time to time.

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Leaky Bucket Blog

Welcome to the Leaky Bucket blog, where we discuss everything related to measuring, managing, and improving fundraising performance. And some other stray thoughts from time to time.

Ellen Bristol

Want to improve your fundraising results? Learn what sales can teach you. Our Leaky Bucket research reveals key lessons nonprofit management can learn from sales management. And you don't have to sacrifice your principles.

Grant Hensel

The Google Ad Grant is a valuable marketing tool for any nonprofit, so how can you submit a successful application? Here’s a five-step guide that can help.

Dr. Stephen Urich

Fundraising in multiple states can help your nonprofit fulfill your mission to a greater extent. Learn how to register to fundraise in multiple states.

Ellen Bristol

Looking to hire or expand your fundraising team? Check out the top qualities to look for in your search and why they’re so important to build your team.

Karrie Wozniak

If your nonprofit is looking to plan an effective hybrid fundraiser it’s important the event aligns with the organization’s overall fundraising strategy

Jay Love

Donor retention is the key to unlocking more efficient fundraising. Read on to learn more about the value of increasing your nonprofit's retention rate.

Jacob Spencer

Understanding donation processing is the key to expanding your nonprofit’s online fundraising potential learn all about donation processing with this guide

Jon Osterburg

The COVID-19 pandemic took many organizations by surprise. To protect yourself from potential future crises, create a plan for your nonprofit's finances.

SMART Practices Resource Library

Check out our library of free resources you can use to improve your fundraising, make better decisions, and more. You'll find white papers and other articles, plus some powerful calculators.

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