4 excuses for not creating a donor newsletter

Hands on Fundraising

You don’t have a donor newsletter? But effective donor communications, including a donor newsletter, mean better and longer donor relationships. The post 4 excuses for not creating a donor newsletter appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising.

5 Ways to Improve Your Donor Retention

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes 5 Ways to Improve Your Donor Retention. How many of your donors continue to contribute to your organization year after year? High donor retention is extremely valuable to any organization. Thanking your donors is a must-do.

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8 Tried-and-True (Secret) Individual Donor Fundraising Action Tips

Bloomerang

My last article of this two-part series, “ Nonprofit Giving Trends and Future Fundraising Strategy ,” began a discussion of smart fundraising strategies to take advantage of best practices and current trends. ACTION: Get board members to review your donor list.

Fundraisers: use stories, not statistics

Hands on Fundraising

The post Fundraisers: use stories, not statistics appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Blog Donor communications donor communications fundraising appeal storytellingThe human mind is a wanderer by nature. The daydream is the mind’s default state.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

EveryAction

Using this process to identify different types of donors in your universe is extremely useful in guiding your efforts to segment your list and fine tune the messaging that you use for each group. If you're looking for a specific type of donor, click on their persona name to jump directly to that section. Oscar One-Off Donor 2. Luna Lapsed Donor. Oscar One-Off Donor. Oscar the one-off, or occasional donor gives what he can, when he can. Luna Lapsed Donor.

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9 Socially-Distant Donor Engagement Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Laura Bucher , Storyteller at Donor Perfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. But there are two things that are certain: social distancing will continue to be a reality and your donors will continue to believe in your mission.

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10 Must-Know Stats About COVID-19 Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

7,008 survey respondents from 81 countries indicated in the survey that they had donated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and some characteristics of these donors are listed below. It’s worth noting that 68% of the COVID-19 donors were female, 31% male.

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7 Ways Nonprofits Can Automate Donor Retention

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Christy Smaglio , Instructional Writer at Donor Perfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. Donor retention is a crucial aspect of a productive fundraising strategy. 1) Keep the Conversation with Donors Going.

5 Inventive Ways Donor Data Can Boost Your EOY Fundraising

EveryAction

EOY (or end-of-year) fundraising can be a critical time for nonprofits. The giving spirit is high, and donors want to know how they can contribute to the causes that they care about. Your organization needs to do more than simply ask your donors for contributions. You need to create personal, targeted appeals that show donors how they fit into your fundraising and how their gifts impact the recipients of your aid. Retain more donors.

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25 Virtual Fundraising Ideas | Reach Donors in COVID-19 & Beyond

One Cause

The post 25 Virtual Fundraising Ideas | Reach Donors in COVID-19 & Beyond appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post donor engagement virtual fundraising

When and How to Follow Up With Giving Tuesday Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Stephanie Kanak , Content Strategist at Donor Perfect – a top-rated donor management system and fundraising platform for nonprofits. Did you know that 63% of Giving Tuesday donors only give on Giving Tuesday ? Why do donors stop giving after their first gift?

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22 Statistics About #GivingTuesday Donors Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

#GivingTuesday 2020 is December 1 and below are important data about GivingTuesday donors to help your nonprofit create a successful campaign. From the 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report : 2) 9% of donors worldwide donated to a nonprofit, NGO, or charity on GivingTuesday 2019.

When Can We Meet with Donors Again?

NonProfit PRO

For most of the past year, the question of donor meetings was a no-brainer. We just couldn’t meet with donors and prospects face-to-face, which had, for so long, served as the gold standard in desired engagement, especially when soliciting major gifts.

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How Nonprofits Can Steward Corporate Donors on Social Media

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Allison Weber , founder of Allison Weber Consulting , a fundraising and communications business dedicated to helping mission-driven organizations tell better stories. It’s no secret that corporate donors are invaluable partners for nonprofits. Fundraising Guest Post Social Media

What’s in My Inbox | Empowering Your Donors to Fundraise

Pamela Grow

Are your donors creating Facebook Fundraisers on your behalf? When it comes to social media, I’m hearing from small shop fundraisers who are exhausted from the never-ending posting. How are you empowering your donors to fundraise on your behalf on Facebook?

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Where Do You Get Your Best Donors?

Bloomerang

Think fast: do you know where you get your best donors? Ask any fundraiser if they want more donors and you’ll get a resounding “YES” but ask what source yielded them their very BEST donors and you might see some puzzled faces. . How to calculate donor lifetime value .

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10 Donor Retention Ideas from Nonprofits That Achieved Growth in 2020

DonorPerfect

For as long as donors have been giving, it’s been a best practice for nonprofit professionals to put energy toward retaining them. But after the ways COVID-19 changed the fundraising game, fundraisers are finding themselves having to rethink just how to do it.

8 Donor Retention Takeaways from The Nonprofit Voice

DonorPerfect

The 2020 DonorPerfect Fundraising Benchmarks Report revealed that the winning strategy for nonprofits striving to weather the COVID-19 pandemic was maintaining strong donor retention rates. How can your organization achieve higher donor retention?

[FREE WEBINAR] Finding and Engaging Major Donors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As nonprofits continue to adapt to the new normal, many fundraisers struggle with the goal of engaging major donors. Developing donor relationships in the age of social-distancing. Fundraising WebinarDate: Tuesday, March 9, 2021. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST.

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How Do You Hone Your Nonprofit’s Major Donor Portfolio?

Bloomerang

In “ Who Gets to Be in Your Nonprofit’s Major Donor Portfolio ” we looked at how to qualify a major donor prospect to be in your portfolio. If you do not have the luxury to have one full time person dedicated to major gift fundraising, figure out how much time you do have.

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6 Ways to Engage Millennial Donors

EveryAction

We’ve rounded up six ways to reach out to millennial donors to help boost your fundraising efforts. If they are, then they’re hearing your asks there, and like other donors they don’t want to feel bombarded. Additionally, if a donor keeps giving online, despite your repeated mail asks, consider dropping them from the mail list or include a mail opt-out button. fundraising donors donor management millennials

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Turning One-Time Donors into Lifelong Supporters After Going Viral

sgEngage

Anticipating the attention Gorman would receive, WriteGirl prepped some follow-up plans in advance: – they created a strategy to distribute a special printing of Gorman’s poem as a special fundraising campaign. Show potential new donors why your organization deserves support.

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The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

EveryAction

As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones. Current donors are a curated universe who have already demonstrated a belief in your organization’s mission, and willingness to take action toward it. As such, for most nonprofit organizations, pursuing strategies to reducing donor losses is the most affordable strategy for increasing net fundraising gains. Start with a donor stewardship program. retention donor management

New Feature: Donor Covered Fees

DipJar

In a time when nonprofit organizations are counting on the support of their donors more than ever, we are thrilled to release this feature that will allow organizations to receive 100% of the intended donation by passing the transaction fees onto the donor.

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6 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Acquire New Donor Prospects

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cabral, MA, CFRE, MFIA , founder of Development Consulting Services , which serves both fundraising professionals and executive directors new to fundraising, wanting to excel in their fundraising role, or advance in their career. Fundraising Guest Post Social Media

Webinar Summary: Building a Strong Donor Pool

DonorPerfect

In the webinar entitled Building a Strong Donor Pool, Read More ». The post Webinar Summary: Building a Strong Donor Pool appeared first on Nonprofit Technology & Fundraising Blogs. Donor Management DonorPerfect Fundraising Software Expert Webcast Featured

Donor Appeals: The HOW Matters as Much as the WHY

Bloomerang

For the record, this was the third packet (all largely the same donor appeals) that I received from Treesavers in the last 12 months. That sounds like a recipe for donor acquisition. The mechanics of donor appeals should NOT undermine the organization’s mission.

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Donor Data And Donor Communication | A Mini Guide

Kindful

Nonprofit marketing leaders are always thinking about how to best communicate with their donors. Personalized and valuable communication is what builds relationships, and long-lasting donor relationships are what set the foundation for nonprofit growth. to learn more about the donor.

Why You Should Start Creating a Mid-Level Donor Program ASAP

EveryAction

By focusing a little extra energy on your mid-level donors, you can raise more money and create a quality pipeline for your major gifts officers. Successful mid-level donor programs are all about providing donors with a personal touch while maintaining the analytic discipline that allows you to scale your programming. How can we cultivate new donors while continuing to steward the supporters that we already have? Mid-level donors are well-worth your time and attention.

5 Unique Ways to Thank Recurring Donors

Classy

Finding special ways to thank donors for their recurring donations is crucial to a strong stewardship strategy, but identifying perks or incentives that truly excite your donors can be challenging. For a monthly gift of $25, donors receive: . Fundraising

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5 Virtual Recognition Ideas For Nonprofit Donors

Kindful

This means that fewer people are seeing your traditional donor recognition devices, like donor walls, donor brick pavers, donation certificates, and plaques. Recognize the donors on donation pages. Recognize the donors on donation pages.

10 Online Fundraising Tools to Watch in 2021

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Each year Nonprofit Tech for Good features a new set of online fundraising tools that are timely and relevant for the year to come. Best for local nonprofits, GroupRaise empowers nonprofits to partner with restaurants for fundraising. Fundraising

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5 Steps to Create a Donor Attraction Campaign

Hands on Fundraising

You can create a donor attraction campaign with these 5 steps. In the previous article (How Changing your Mindset Will Help You Attract New Donors), I shared a different kind of mindset that can help your organization consistently find new donors.

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Travel Vibe Playlist – 6 Simple Pro Tips to Rock Your Fundraising and Delight Your Donors

One Cause

The post Travel Vibe Playlist – 6 Simple Pro Tips to Rock Your Fundraising and Delight Your Donors appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post auction charity auction event marketing Events fundraising strategy virtual fundraising

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10 Reasons Donors Give Up on Giving

Greater Giving

It’s a question many fundraisers ask themselves when they see donors silently drop off their radar. To find out why try researching the dates when those past donors last contributed to your nonprofit and look for changes that occurred within that time span. Why donors leave?

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Donor touches? Paper is still your best bet

Hands on Fundraising

Donor touches matter and paper is still your best bet. The post Donor touches? Paper is still your best bet appeared first on Hands-On Fundraising. Blog Donor communications Fundraising annual giving direct mail donor communications

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How Changing your Mindset Will Help You Attract New Donors

Hands on Fundraising

Do you want to attract new donors? When it comes to fundraising, investing in your relationship with current donors is the most important (and effective) thing to do. Yet every year, every nonprofit loses donors, and if […].

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Nonprofit Fundraising Videos Inspire More Giving

Get Fully Funded

Nonprofit fundraising videos bring your organization’s work to life in a way that written stories just can’t. Nonprofit fundraising videos help you raise more money. Promo video: This type of video gets supporters excited about an upcoming event, fundraiser, or activity.

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A New Landing Page, Just for Fundraisers

EveryAction

Fundraising professionals often have enormous workloads, so it's critical that they're able to quickly access top-line data about their various fundraising channels and easily accomplish related tasks. Using the Fundraising Management Landing Page in EveryAction, it's easier than ever to view this data, access critical lists of top donors, search for specific contacts, analyze campaign performance, and more. fundraising

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How to Attract and Keep More Monthly Donors

EveryAction

Monthly donor or sustainer programs are a relatively low-effort and high-impact way to increase donor retention and donor lifetime value, while also providing a steady and predictable stream of revenue that can help your nonprofit better budget and plan for the future. If you’re ready to start growing your sustaining donor base, here are a few tips to get you started. Make monthly giving a prominent option everywhere you fundraise.

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White development colleagues, we need to talk about fundraiser fragility

Nonprofit AF

Donor Relations Funder Relations Fundraising Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion development funder fragility fundraiser fragility fundraisingHi everyone. This post today will likely ruffle some feathers. I only ask that you read it with an open.

5 Ways Neuroscience Helps Your Nonprofit Understand Donor Behavior

Classy

This donor behavior post is written by UNICEF’s senior coordinator and featured speaker at the 2021 Collaborative: Virtual Sessions , Francesco Ambrogetti. It’s directly correlated to the neuroscience of modern donor behavior. . Emotions as a Vital Element of Donor Behavior.

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10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Related Webinar: Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits. Today, nonprofits worldwide have access to online fundraising tools that could not have been imagined at the turn of the millennium, and current best practices are shaped by 20+ years of innovation and experimentation.