Are these dates on your nonprofit’s marketing calendar? Discover creative ways to connect with your supporters on these special days through social media.Continue reading Start Planning Now: 6 Days For Nonprofits to Connect With Supporters on Social Media
What trends will impact nonprofits this year? Lynn M. Gaumer, J.D. and our team of strategists discuss three that will be important for nonprofits to embrace in 2023. Continue reading The Future of Fundraising: 3 Trends That Will Impact Nonprofits in 2023
Many of you are busy planning your fundraising activities for the year: crafting the strategies you’ll use and tactics you’ll deploy to acquire more donors, retain the ones you have, and close more gifts. One critical component of your success relies on an aspect that sometimes gets overlooked—your messaging. What should your donor messaging focus on to be successful? Continue reading How, What or Why? Your Nonprofit’s Donor Messaging Should Focus on This.
If you missed any of our webinars or would like a refresher, here are the five highest-rated presentations to enjoy.Continue reading Top 5 Webinars: Do Your Job Better With Advice From These Fundraising Experts
Which of our blog topics struck a chord with you this year? Today we’re reviewing the top 5 blogs from 2022. If you happened to miss one, here’s your chance to see what your colleagues were most interested in. Continue reading Best Blogs of 2022: Did You Miss Any of These?
What qualities do you need to be a great fundraiser? These seven will provide a strong foundation for success. Continue reading 7 Qualities That Make a Great Fundraiser
Who doesn’t love a freebie? Especially if it’s something that can spark a new giving idea, help your donors, or give you a head-start on an important task you’ve been putting off. Today we’ve rounded-up some valuable downloads offered in past blogs that will do all this and more. Continue reading Blog Round-Up: Don’t Miss Out On These Donor-Focused Freebies
Building and reinforcing connections helps your supporters stay engaged and feel happy. Guest blogger Kit Lancaster is in today to teach you four ways to build those connections with your planned giving marketing. Continue reading How to Help Your Donors Feel Connected
What do your donors really want? Well, what do any of us want in a relationship? To be appreciated and valued? Yes. To be dealt with honestly and with respect? Absolutely. Donor relationships, however, have an additional layer that most others do not—generally, financial. With that in mind, here are three things donors want to feel their relationship with your nonprofit isn’t just a one-way street. Continue reading 3 Things Your Donors Really Want From Your Nonprofit
Many consider November National Philanthropy Month. Here are five easy ways to connect with your donors and thank them for the impact their giving has made. Continue reading 5 Creative Ways to Thank Donors During National Philanthropy Month
What data points do you examine to uncover the propensity to give, particularly when it comes to planned giving? Here are the top 9. Continue reading 9 Key Data Points for Finding Your Planned Giving Prospects
Everyone has a presence on Facebook these days. Your mom, your aunt, the small business down the block, Target, heck, even the NFL has a page. If your nonprofit has yet to join the crowd, you should consider it. But be wary of these common mistakes. Continue reading Is Your Nonprofit on Facebook? Here Are 3 Mistakes Not to Make.
Whether you’re a fundraiser guiding your donors through a tricky situation, or a donor scared to look their future (and death) in the eye—let’s face it—planned giving can be a bit frightening. Here are six reasons donors often feel scared about committing to a planned gift and what you can do to ease their fears. Continue reading 6 Ways Planned Giving Scares Your Donors (And How You Can Ease Their Fears)
Today we’re highlighting blogs filled with fundraising tips that you can add to your to-do list. Continue reading Blog Round-Up: Make Things Simple With Lists
Budget season brings all kinds of stress…not to mention an obsession with Excel formulas and Google presentations. But, with 2023 on the horizon, it pays—apologies for the pun—to think critically about budgets. It’s especially savvy to lay out a strategy for securing a budget for planned giving marketing. Continue reading How to Secure a Budget for Planned Giving (Psst: It Pays for Itself)