The election season is upon us in the US. How will this impact fundraising? Explore how the election will impact your nonprofit and what you can do about it.
Make intelligent decisions about what to test and then get out of the way of the data. Learn how to define your fundraising testing.
You may be like me and take a little time at the end of the year to reflect on the previous year and look forward to the next year. As I reflect on 2019 and prepare for 2020, I'm reviewing my goals and see a need to take things back to the basics. You likely have many goals you must accomplish this year to consider it a success, but I suggest you focus on these three important fundraising goals.
Reactivating lapsed donors is a positive lift to your donor revenue. Not only are these donors familiar with your work, but they have already indicated an interest in supporting your mission with their past gifts. Learn a four step formula for reactivating lapsed donors.
Learn the secret to engaging your board members in fundraising in this Quick Win from Timothy Smith.
Lapsed donors have an advantage over acquiring new donors: they've already made the decision once to give to your organization. A lapsed donor is someone who hasn't given in a defined period of time, most organizations set the criteria to 12+ months without a donation. Reactivating a lapsed donor is often cheaper than acquiring a
Facebook fundraising can be a nice supplemental revenue source for your nonprofit. A challenge is that you only receive contact information for people who opt-in. Learn how to download the list of Facebook Fundraiser donors.
Great fundraising is about one person, not a bunch of people. Great fundraising is about a single person who needs the donor’s help, not the cause we’re fighting for. Learn how to tell the story of one person to improve your fundraising.
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.
Nurturing a donation is unlocking a donor’s desire to express their joy for caring for others. There are many reasons why donors give. But if you look at the core reason why donors give, for many of them, it comes down to a feeling of joy.