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)
Talking about death can be uncomfortable, but it’s an important conversation that we shouldn’t shy away from. Today, Stelter Client Strategist Kasi Zieminski reflects on her personal experiences with loss and discusses why we need to be more comfortable discussing death. She shares insights from experts on reframing the legacy conversation and offers tips for approaching the topic in a meaningful and authentic way. Continue reading Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Talk About Death
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
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 is YOUR day! On National Nonprofit Day we want to recognize the positive impact nonprofits like yours have on communities and the world. Continue reading Happy National Nonprofit Day! Thank You for All You Do.
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
The American Council on Gift Annuities has released a new schedule of suggested maximum gift annuity rates for gifts established on or after July 1, 2022. Get all the details from our senior gift planning consultant, Lynn M. Gaumer, J.D.Continue reading [Special Update] New CGA Rates Released
In our roles as planned giving fundraisers, we get to support donors as they make the trek from mission-lovers to legacy givers. Stelter recently spent time mapping this journey, identifying five unique phases. Continue reading How to Move Your Donors on a Journey From Interested to Invested
Complex or high-risk assets can be difficult to navigate. The key is to success is having a clear, cohesive gift acceptance policy. These resources can help. Continue reading Is Your Gift Acceptance Policy in Tip-Top Shape?
I wanted to bring your attention to two key resources. One can play a role in your donor-facing communication, the other can provide a foundation for the development of your nonprofit. I’m talking about the Donor Bill of Rights and the National Standards for Gift Planning Success. Continue reading Two Key Resources for Building Donor Trust
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
While we’ve already rung in the new year, let’s countdown one more time. Here are our most popular webinars of 2019 AND an exclusive sneak peek of our 2020 Webinar Series. Continue reading Top 3 Webinars of 2019… and an Exclusive Look at Our 2020 Lineup!
The president just signed into law the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act. The new law will take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. This legislation marks the most significant changes to retirement security since the Pension Protection Act of 2006. Continue reading Special Update: President Signs New Retirement Plan Legislation into Law
Are you wondering how your nonprofit can promote planned giving this holiday season? Check out our Holiday Marketing Checklist for 10 tips to promote legacy gifts during the holidays. Continue reading 10 Ways to Promote Planned Giving During the Holidays
No matter how busy your nonprofit is this time of year, don’t miss out on the opportunity to thank your donors while spreading awareness for your cause this National Philanthropy Day. Snag your free social images here. Continue reading [FREE IMAGES] How to Celebrate National Philanthropy Day