5 Things Smart Fundraisers Do at Year End

The end of the year can be a make-or-break time for many nonprofits. Year-end giving typically comprises a large portion of most organizations' fundraising totals, so it's crucial to make the most of this critical period. Here are five things smart fundraisers do to ensure a successful year-end campaign.

By |2022-10-11T20:41:58-04:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Beginner, Fundraising|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 5 Things Smart Fundraisers Do at Year End

6 Successful Strategies for Nurturing Your Midlevel Donors

It's important to keep mid-level donors engaged and invested in your cause. In this article, you will discover six strategies you can use to nurture your midlevel donors and turn them into lifelong supporters of your organization.

By |2022-10-09T21:47:10-04:00October 9th, 2022|Categories: Intermediate, Mid-level Donors|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 6 Successful Strategies for Nurturing Your Midlevel Donors

10 Tips to Improve Donor Retention

Donor retention is a big challenge for many nonprofits. According to estimates, the average nonprofit loses between 20 and 40 percent of its donors each year. The good news is that there are strategies you can use to improve donor retention and keep your donors coming back year after year. In this blog post, we'll discuss key strategies for improving donor retention.

By |2022-09-29T00:16:05-04:00October 1st, 2022|Categories: Donor Communication, Fundraising, Intermediate|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 10 Tips to Improve Donor Retention

4 Examples of Nonprofit Engagement

Recently, a question was posed to me on LinkedIn asking about which nonprofits are engaging with donors in a way that creates a feeling of "belonging." We've found in surveys that donors frequently talk about a desire to be a part of community. Donors want to be a part of something. With donors who have

By |2022-08-06T17:57:44-04:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Featured Intermediate, Fundraising|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on 4 Examples of Nonprofit Engagement

We Miss You! How to Make a Lapsed Donor Fall in Love Again

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. 

By |2022-08-06T17:58:31-04:00October 27th, 2019|Categories: Donor Communication, Intermediate|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on We Miss You! How to Make a Lapsed Donor Fall in Love Again

Episode 30 – How to Say Thanks to Your Donors

Demonstrating gratitude to your donors may be your most important job as a fundraiser. Why? A happy donor gives a second, third, and fourth time. A well thanked donor tells their friends. Learn creative ways to thank your donors.

By |2020-12-22T15:08:17-05:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Donor Communication, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Episode 30 – How to Say Thanks to Your Donors

6 Ways to Have Happier Donors

One of the areas that many of us need to focus on this next year is: How do we retain more donors? Donor attrition is a major issue for non-profits, as there, quite frankly, aren't enough resources for us to go out and acquire new donors all the time. Donor attrition is the percentage of

By |2022-08-06T17:55:51-04:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Beginner, Donor Communication|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 6 Ways to Have Happier Donors
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