Creating an annual report that is irresistible to your nonprofit's stakeholders is definitely a challenge, but it's not impossible. In fact, by following these seven secrets, you'll be well on your way to putting together a report that will capture everyone's attention!
Make intelligent decisions about what to test and then get out of the way of the data. Learn how to define your fundraising testing.
Sending a President's Letter (or Executive Director's Letter) at the beginning of the year helps donors know the impact they made in the previous year. It's a wonderful engagement tool and a way for donors to feel gratitude for what their donation accomplished. With an example letter!
You may be like me and take a little time at the end of the year to reflect on the previous year and look forward to the next year. As I reflect on 2019 and prepare for 2020, I'm reviewing my goals and see a need to take things back to the basics. You likely have many goals you must accomplish this year to consider it a success, but I suggest you focus on these three important fundraising goals.
Reactivating lapsed donors is a positive lift to your donor revenue. Not only are these donors familiar with your work, but they have already indicated an interest in supporting your mission with their past gifts. Learn a four step formula for reactivating lapsed donors.
Learn the five step process to reactivate lapsed donors in this article that will be crucial for your nonprofit's fundraising success.
Donor remorse is a real phenomenon. You might find it odd, but some people do regret the donation they made. Learn 4 steps to eliminate it.
One key metric that will determine the success of your fundraising program is reactivation of lapsed donors. If a donor has stopped giving to you, what will motivate him or her to return? How can we get them to fall in love with us again? You'll learn 5 ways to reactive your lapsed donors.
Lapsed donors are one of the best sources for boosting your income. Lapsed donors are those who haven’t given in a period of time, most organizations consider a donor lapsed after 12+ months. A lapsed donor once gave to your organization, so he has both familiarity with you and also overcome the hurdle to give you a gift.
Lapsed donors have an advantage over acquiring new donors: they've already made the decision once to give to your organization. A lapsed donor is someone who hasn't given in a defined period of time, most organizations set the criteria to 12+ months without a donation. Reactivating a lapsed donor is often cheaper than acquiring a