7 Tips for a Great Nonprofit Annual Report

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!

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Simple 4-Step Process to Reactivate Lapsed Nonprofit Donors

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

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Best Nonprofit Annual Reports 2019

Your annual report is an opportunity to showcase the impact your donors have made on the lives of the people you serve. Your nonprofit annual report should be focused on your donors and tell stories of impact. Many organizations tailor the annual report too much towards bragging about accomplishments instead of demonstrating impact. The annual

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How to Tell an Impactful Fundraising Story

Story is embedded into who we are. The best stories feature focus on a single character. This character could be a beneficiary, a donor, or any stakeholder. The best fundraising stories communicate how the reader can make an impact. When I first arrived at Food for the Hungry, our direct mail appeals used vivid stories

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4 Essentials Required for Donor Thank You Communications

Whether you send a thank you video, a note of gratitude, a welcome gift, a thank you email, or other creative way to thank the donor for their donation, you need to communicate in a specific way to have the biggest impact on your donor. Sending your thanks is a key way to continue developing

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Sample Phrases You Can Use to Thank Your Donors

Donors love it when you show appreciation for their support. So much so that 80% of donors say they would be motivated to make a second gift if the nonprofit thanked them. Unfortunately, many of us aren't properly thanking nonprofit donors and this is negatively affecting our fundraising. It's expensive to acquire a new donor.

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