Create a Case Statement that Converts Donors

A well-crafted case statement is an essential tool for any nonprofit fundraising leader. By following these tips, you can create a case statement that will convert more donors and help further your mission.

By |2022-09-28T23:40:02-04:00September 28th, 2022|Categories: Donor Communication, Donor Relations, Featured Intermediate, Major Gifts|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Create a Case Statement that Converts Donors

13 Mistakes Major Donor Reps Make

As a fundraiser, your job is to secure major gifts from individuals who are able and willing to make large financial contributions to your organization. It's a big responsibility, and one that comes with its own unique set of challenges. In this blog post, we'll take a look at thirteen of the most common mistakes major donor reps make, and how you can avoid them.

By |2022-09-16T18:16:44-04:00September 16th, 2022|Categories: Donor Relations, Fundraising, Major Gifts|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 13 Mistakes Major Donor Reps Make

8 Things Every New Major Donor Fundraiser Should Do First (Part 1)

As a fundraiser, you know how important it is to secure major gifts from top donors. But what's the best way to go about doing this? Here are eight things every new major donor fundraiser should do.

By |2022-09-17T12:18:29-04:00September 4th, 2022|Categories: Beginner, Donor Relations, Featured Beginner, Fundraising|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 8 Things Every New Major Donor Fundraiser Should Do First (Part 1)

Episode 35 – How Do We Communicate with Major Donors in a Time of Crisis?

As we work through this time of crisis, it's vital to be in constant communication with major and mid-level donors. But what do you communicate? Do you ask for money? How to build relationship?

By |2021-10-05T11:58:19-04:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Podcasts|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Episode 35 – How Do We Communicate with Major Donors in a Time of Crisis?

8 Steps to Help Your Major Donors Feel Valued

Major donors want you to be effective and efficient — but most of all, they want to know you understand and value their partnership. Relationships are key for any fundraiser. Donors want to feel like they have a relationship with your nonprofit, they don’t want to feel like it’s just a transaction.

By |2022-09-12T14:13:13-04:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Beginner, Donor Communication|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 8 Steps to Help Your Major Donors Feel Valued

Episode 015 – How to Define a Major Partner Email Strategy

In this episode, Gary asks what, if anything, should we email major donors? Jeremy teaches you how to define a major partner email communication strategy and recommends which emails to send based on which segment the donor is in.

By |2018-07-20T14:52:01-04:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: Donor Communication, Email Marketing, Podcasts|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Episode 015 – How to Define a Major Partner Email Strategy

HVAC – Dave the Development Director

"Dave, the air conditioning in the building went out. Can you find a major donor that has a passion for HVAC and raise $50,000?" asked Wendy, the Executive Director. Dave replies, "Next, can we find a donor with a passion for office furniture to buy me a chair that's not broken?"

By |2018-02-17T15:24:50-05:00February 17th, 2018|Categories: Comics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on HVAC – Dave the Development Director
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