2022 National Holidays for Planned Giving Fundraisers to Celebrate

Free download alert! Get our 2022 calendar as a great starting point for the year’s marketing. We selected days that relate to the planned giving industry and the common donor age group. In celebrating, you’ll join others who are bringing these days into the public consciousness, like media outlets, bloggers, influencers and retailers. Continue reading 2022 National Holidays for Planned Giving Fundraisers to Celebrate

What Great Gift Planning Programs Have in Common: Meet the National Standards

The goal? Develop fundamental best practices for creating sustainable, well-constructed gift planning efforts at any organization, regardless of size, scope or history. The output? Sixteen standards, a checklist of best practices, plus tools and links that put the practices into action. Continue reading What Great Gift Planning Programs Have in Common: Meet the National Standards

Say Less, Earn More: The Power of Brevity in Planned Giving Marketing

Thousands of brands compete daily for attention. As a fundraiser, your job is to inspire your donors to solve a problem—they want to do more good, their estate is disorganized, they want to avoid a tax hit—while recognizing that they have other priorities. Here’s why keeping your message concise helps you stand out. Continue reading Say Less, Earn More: The Power of Brevity in Planned Giving Marketing

Dear Sir/Madam: Your Marketing Needs to Be More Personal

“It’s not personal. It’s strictly business.” The person who coined this phrase must not have been referring to nonprofit work. As I see it, if we are to continue “doing business” successfully for our nonprofits then we have to make it more personal, especially in how we connect with donors and supporters. Today, it’s notContinue reading Dear Sir/Madam: Your Marketing Needs to Be More Personal

10 Tips to Write Better Marketing Materials

How do you capture the attention of your donors in a world crowded with marketing messages? Writing marketing materials that resonate with your donors is not an easy feat. Whether these messages are print or digital, the challenge and competition remain great. To help you, we’ve compiled some pointers from our editorial team at Stelter.Continue reading 10 Tips to Write Better Marketing Materials