Stripe is Currently Risky for Nonprofits (…but Stripe is working on it…)

March 14, 2021

To start off, we want to clearly state that we’re big fans of Stripe. We use them extensively ourselves and bend over backwards to recommend them to clients. The API is top notch, their tools are super useful, and their fraud detection is unmatched. All that to say, the following is meant to be constructive criticism, due […]

New Regulations for Shared Short Codes

January 25, 2021

Hey all! So, today brought super-interesting and earlier-than-expected news. A while back, we described the risks of using SMS/MMS/text-to-give platforms that revolve around “shared short codes”. The TL;DR version: Although it’s tempting to use a shared short code through services like Textiful, it’s extremely risky due to spam/fraud challenges and regulations preventing their use were imminent. […]

2020 Impact Report

January 1, 2021

It goes without saying that 2020 was a challenge for all, in more ways than one. However, we’re firm believers that good things can come from the bad. God is able to do some pretty incredible things with rough situations. And last year was no exception. It’s been a blessing to be a part of […]

NonProfit PRO

November 19, 2020

In this episode of The NonProfit Voice, Nhu Te, editor-in-chief of NonProfit PRO, is joined by Pamela L. Fertel Weinstein, VP of marketing and communications at Birthright Israel Foundation, and Brett Meyer, founder of Impact Upgrade. Join our conversation as we dive into email segmentation best practices, the difference between lists, good hygiene practices and […]


July 1, 2020

Thanks to technology and digital-all-the-things, nonprofits’ mission fields have become extremely diverse and globalized. Although obviously important and beneficial, the primary downside is increased exposure to a wide variety of local/regional/national laws. As the locations of your donors, subscribers, program recipients, customers, etc. expand, so does your risks and liabilities when it comes to data. […]