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. A donor that feels appreciated happily continues to support your organization, your cause, and the people you serve. If nothing else, say thanks because without your donor, your nonprofit ceases to exist.

Donor acquisition is expensive and thanking donors has shown to increase the chance they stick around. In this episode, you’ll learn creative ways to thank your donors.