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Getting Back to In Person Events

Many nonprofits are making plans for in person fundraising events - and there are great resources out there for making the shift back. Mobile Cause recently came out with "8 Strategies to give donors confidence attending in-person events" and the list is full of good...

Is Your Organization Fundraising Legally?

Nonprofits need a "license to solicit funds" in many states. Soliciting is very broadly defined. Basically, if the organization is communicating with anyone directly (mail, email, peer-to-peer campaign, social media, etc.) and there is any kind of opportunity to...

Intern Spotlight – Rebecca Rowland

Meet Rebecca Rowland! Rebecca is a senior at Western Michigan University, graduating this summer. Rebecca is majoring in Organizational Communication and minoring in Event Management and Psychology.   My expectations coming into this internship were pretty high....

Mobile and Text Giving

In today’s fundraising landscape, mobile or text giving is no longer avoidable. In 2020, mid-size nonprofits saw a 25% increase in online giving, and 28% of contributions were made through a mobile device, so it’s time provide your donors with the proper tools to make...

Tracking Fundraising Outcomes

For a variety of reasons, many organizations do not have a good, consistent fundraising reports that they regularly pull and use. There are also not one-size-fits-all reports that work perfectly at every organization. Identifying what is important to share, making...

Intern Spotlight – D’onna King

Meet D'onna King! D'onna is a senior at Grand Valley State University, graduating in April with a Bachelor's degree in Public and Nonprofit Administration, with an emphasis in Budget and Finance.    My time with Kennari Consulting was more than just an...

Events – Different Look, New Potential

Here at Kennari, the question we have been hearing the most is, “How can we shift an in-person event to virtual and still gain the projected revenue we need?” It is true that fundraising events look different lately, and this shift is changing the way philanthropic...

Messaging Through Challenging Times

In this challenging public health crisis, our community has been impacted in many unexpected ways. Nonprofit communications should be carefully considered to have the best results. Donors Want to Know Three Things: How has your organization been impacted? What you are...