Happy National Volunteer Month! April is a month focused on celebrating a very important group of people—those who give their time to make our communities better. Why should fundraisers care? We share three important reasons why—and give you free images to help you celebrate. Continue reading It’s National Volunteer Month! Why Fundraisers Need To Celebrate (Plus Free Images To Help)
Recession-Proof Your Fundraising with These 3 Proven Strategies
In periods of high inflation or market uncertainty, donors of all demographics are likely to become more strategic about their giving. Help your organization navigate this economic instability with these tips. Continue reading Recession-Proof Your Fundraising with These 3 Proven Strategies
Does Your Fundraising Include These Two Powerful Words?
The risks of not investing in a “thank you” strategy outweigh the typical arguments of no time, no budget and no ROI. Let’s look at a few key wins of saying thanks. Continue reading Does Your Fundraising Include These Two Powerful Words?
How to Maintain Strong Donor Relationships During the Pandemic
GUEST BLOG: While each donor relationship is unique, this 3-step process will guide you through identifying and coming to terms with problems, finding innovative solutions and staying on message. Continue reading How to Maintain Strong Donor Relationships During the Pandemic
How to Hang On to Top Fundraisers in a Hot Job Market
Your team was prone to burnout even before the pandemic, and they’re likely even more receptive to the siren call of recruiters now. So, what can you do? Continue reading How to Hang On to Top Fundraisers in a Hot Job Market
3 Charts That Confirm What You Already Know: Your Donors Are Online
In short order, digital has changed everything. Advancing technology has directly impacted the how, when and why donors give. If you want more proof than me just saying it, I’ve got three charts that reiterate the point. Continue reading 3 Charts That Confirm What You Already Know: Your Donors Are Online
Shifting to Noncash Gifts of Assets: One Nonprofit’s Success Story
Noncash gifts offer an enormous opportunity for fundraisers. Here are three tips courtesy of Jackie Franey, Director of Gift Planning Fundraising at The Nature Conservancy. Continue reading Shifting to Noncash Gifts of Assets: One Nonprofit’s Success Story
The Real Impact of 2020 on Fundraising: What We Lost, What We Gained
The natural experiment forced on us by COVID-19 has pushed everyone to pivot and think differently. The planned giving world was no exception. Here’s how the recent past can direct our fundraising future. Continue reading The Real Impact of 2020 on Fundraising: What We Lost, What We Gained
Better Donor Conversations: Do You Have These Skills in Your Toolbox?
The most successful planned giving fundraisers consistently rely on these six tools. Do you have them all? Continue reading Better Donor Conversations: Do You Have These Skills in Your Toolbox?