Whether you’re a team of one—or part of a team that feels stretched too thin—turn to these six tips when your planned giving program faces doing more with less. Continue reading Less Staff, Same Goals: 6 Tips to Do More (With Less) in Planned Giving
Build awareness and deepen your advocacy and activism with help from our book and film clubs. Explore DEI and wellness topics connected to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector and download our resource guide for all the details.Continue reading Join the Club: Taking the DEI Journey Together
How do you best steward donors? Successful stewardship is more than a skill—it’s a heartful journey. Discover how empathy can be your guiding light in building meaningful donor relationships. Continue reading Here’s the #1 Quality You Need for Successful Donor Stewardship. (Plus, Tips to Do It Right.)
It’s time to gear up for the year-end giving! We’ve got the tips you need to sharpen your outreach for a successful season. Continue reading Year-End Planning: 3 Tips to Give You Momentum Heading Into the Season
Today, on National Nonprofit Day, we want to take a moment to acknowledge the incredible impact that nonprofits (YOU!) have on our world—a quiet force that works tirelessly to bring positive change to communities near and far.Continue reading Happy National Nonprofit Day! We Love What We Do Because of YOU!
We’re talking CGAs again! Lynn M. Gaumer, J.D., is back in to review funding options and reveal the key distinctions you’ll need to consider when working with your donors on making this type of gift. Continue reading Charitable Gift Annuities: Which Funding Option Is Best for Your Donor?
Embrace a new giving opportunity that is sparking donor interest and incentivizing giving. Lynn Gaumer joins the blog to make sure your nonprofit is ready to accept this exciting new gift type—the Legacy IRA.Continue reading Update Those Gift Annuity Agreements: Legacy IRA Options = New Gift Annuity Agreements
Ensure your fundraising plans are on track for the second half of 2023. Learn practical strategies to foster genuine engagement with your donors and make a meaningful impact on your mission over the coming months. Continue reading 3 Times to Celebrate, Educate and Empower Your Donors
The IRS recently released its final regulations for new mortality tables. Get all the details on when to use the new tables, how they differ from the old and what this means for your donors from our Senior Gift Planning Consultant, Lynn M. Gaumer, J.D.Continue reading [Special Update] Final Regulations for New Mortality Tables Are Here
Having open and honest conversations about death with your donors can be powerful. But discussing such a delicate topic can be difficult. Today, Stelter Client Strategist Kasi Zieminski explores how three nonprofit organizations engage their communities in this challenging yet crucial topic and offers ways for you to weave the conversation into your nonprofit’s communications. Continue reading How to Talk About Death With Your Donors: 3 Nonprofits’ Strategies
Giving USA 2023 numbers are out! Lynn M. Gaumer, J.D., gives us a peek inside the report, sharing information about the distribution of charitable dollars, the impact of economic factors on donor behavior, and where opportunities lie for your fundraising efforts in the second half of 2023.Continue reading Giving USA 2023: Inside the Numbers and A Look Ahead
Arm yourself with the crucial considerations, unique challenges, and essential elements of estate planning that impact your LGBTQ+ donors. Lynn Gaumer, JD, Stelter’s Senior Gift Planning Consultant, provides expert advice to help you better understand and support your LGBTQ+ supporters’ estate planning needs. Continue reading Must-Know Estate Planning Tips to Share With Your LGBTQ+ Supporters
What’s in a name? More than you might think, especially when it comes to legacy fundraising campaigns. Stelter Client Strategist Renee Durnin, CFRE, challenges the traditional notion of a “Legacy Challenge” and introduces an alternative that has yielded impressive results. Continue reading Legacy Challenge or Legacy Match: A Naming Dilemma
Discover the captivating power of nostalgia in inspiring donors to leave planned gifts. Learn how to tap into emotions and create deep connections, with practical strategies tailored to different nonprofit sectors. Continue reading Inspire Donors to Leave Planned Gifts With This Powerful Tool
Planned giving conference season is in full swing, and we are thrilled to be back in person. While virtual events made it possible to stay connected, nothing beats the benefits of face-to-face interaction. Check out where you can find us in May, and let’s make a plan to connect! Continue reading Planned Giving Conference Season and the Power of In-Person Connection