Let’s face it, planned giving has a spooky side. As fundraisers, you may have your share of nonprofit horror stories. But being prepared, makes things a whole lot less scary. SCARY TRUTHS OF PLANNED GIVING Gift planning isn’t easy, and it can be confusing. Bequests, CGAs, DAFs—these acronyms can overwhelm your donors. That’s why you’reContinue reading Scary Truths About Planned Giving
Recently, we were lucky enough to have Russell James, J.D., Ph.D., CFP® join us for our webinar series. He shared his latest research in our webinar Why Cash Is Not King In Fundraising: Results From 1 Million Nonprofit Tax Returns. He uncovered the secret to fundraising growth—and it’s not cash. 3 Things to Think AboutContinue reading This is the Secret to Fundraising Growth
The future is here. Between 2017 and 2030, an estimated $1.5 to $6 trillion in charitable gifts will be designated to nonprofits in the U.S. In other words, retiree support will account for half of all giving by 2025. While there’s certainly a greater societal sensitivity to the vital work of nonprofits—and many who supportContinue reading Matures to Boomers: Who You Need to Reach Now and How
Here at Stelter, we are smack dab in the middle of one of our busiest conference seasons. We’ve got Stelter representatives all over the country at conferences and events—myself included! At many of these conferences, we’ve been presenting the latest findings and application of our latest research from the 2016 NMI Healthy Aging Database® study,Continue reading Thank You Gift for Following Our Blog: Free Download
We’re celebrating National Puppy Day today with a post that is all about dogs (sorry cat people). We know from our most recent national study* that households with “man’s best friend” are statistically significantly more likely, at 47.2%, to donate more than once a year when compared to other types of pet owners or non-Continue reading Charitable Giving is Going to the Dogs!
We tend to stereotype folks in many ways—that’s nothing new. We can probably all think back to our days in middle school and remember being placed in a certain “clique.” I’m sure you know stereotyping can be socially damaging, but did you know it can also cost your organization money? One such stereotype: Older folksContinue reading “Mature” Doesn’t Have to Mean Low-Tech