Admitting the Problem: Your Donor Retention Needs Work

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The biggest issue with donor retention is that most people don’t even realize it’s an issue. Hartsook professor of fundraising at Indiana University. As a result, he says he has a negative outlook on the way organizations currently view donor retention because it isn’t a priority. “If

A Message from Your Donors: Wish You Were Here

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The subject which I was asked to write about was donor retention and, seemingly, these two things should really have nothing in common. And, if we were to be more engaging, what would that do to our donor retention rates? So, what do we do to shift the focus to donor retention?

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6 Key Insights from the Inaugural donorCentrics Athletics Benchmarking Group

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Participants: Boston College, Dartmouth College, Indiana University, Marquette University, Oklahoma State University, and University of Colorado – Boulder. 1] The benchmarking group analyzed all donors giving to athletics (including season ticket holders and gifts attached to seating).

High Net-Worth Individuals: Your Joyful, Generous and Inspired Donors

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In a 2010 study by Indiana University and Bank of America, HNWI donors reported giving on average $35,000 a year when not engaged and $124,000 when engaged. Engaging HNWI in thoughtful, meaningful and productive ways resulting in them being “All In” garners mega gifts.

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A Fundraising Cliff? What does the data say?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University says we are experiencing the second slowest recovery since 1971. Anemic acquisition and poor retention have created a perfect storm for fundraising troubles. Retention, Retention, and Retention.