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Major Gift Relationship Doesn’t Count

NonProfit PRO

A meeting started out negatively with the finance person saying that a personal relationship with a donor doesn’t really count – it doesn’t positively affect the retention or contribution of that donor. Now, to be fair, he didn’t exactly say it that way.

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4 Ways to Nurture Donor Relationships Through Staff Transitions

NonProfit PRO

Staff transitions are an inevitable part of growth and change at nonprofits, but nurturing donor relationships through these shifts can be challenging. Here are four ways that your organization can limit the negative effects of staff transitions.

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The Art & Science of Building Long-Term Donor Relationships through Recurring Gifts

NonProfit PRO

It's simple: encourage your donors to automate their giving. Savvy nonprofits have long known the power of small, recurring donations. People still have a burning desire to support causes they care about. So what's the key to unlocking their generosity?

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Prioritizing Money Builds Fake Donor Relationships

NonProfit PRO

Relationships take time. So, we go for the fake relationship. You know that. Your boss knows it. But we ignore time because that is how we have set up things. There is a budget to manage. A forecast to make. One where we pretend to care, but only if we get the money.

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Deepen the Donor Relationship by Focusing on the Donor Journey

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A solid donor relationship is the backbone of successful fundraising. When donors feel like they’re making a difference and that they’re valued for their contribution, they stick around and keep giving. Just like any other relationship in life, your relationships with your donors should be mutually beneficial and enjoyable.

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The Donor-Centered Approach to Major Gift Fundraising

NonProfit PRO

Let's discuss ways that fundraisers can utilize this strategy to acquire and properly manage major gifts. In fundraising, there is one singular approach to success, and that is relational fundraising.

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Moving Up or Moving Out: A Donor-Centric Approach to Portfolio Management and Handoffs

NonProfit PRO

Key topics include the keys to seamless donor relationship continuity and how to build internal processes to support smooth gift officer transitions. Join our expert panel featuring two seasoned fundraising experts as they cover the state of portfolio management and share best practices for when to move up or move out.

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