Some surprising news was announced by the American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA). Get all the details from our Senior Gift Planning Consultant, Lynn M. Gaumer, J.D.Continue reading SPECIAL UPDATE: Gift Annuity Rates Are Going Up After All
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
Eddie spent a great deal of time answering audience questions at the end of his presentation, “13 Characteristics of High Propensity Donors”. He is such a wealth of knowledge, we wanted to share a portion of the Q&A session with you.Continue reading Webinar Q&A Recap: 13 Characteristics of High Propensity Donors
If you missed any of our webinars or would like a refresher, here are the five highest-rated presentations to enjoy.Continue reading Top 5 Webinars: Do Your Job Better With Advice From These Fundraising Experts
The American Council on Gift Annuities has released a new schedule of suggested maximum gift annuity rates for gifts established on or after Jan. 1, 2023. Get all the details from our Senior Gift Planning Consultant, Lynn M. Gaumer, J.D.Continue reading New Gift Annuity Rates Released (Plus, Get Your Free Download)
What data points do you examine to uncover the propensity to give, particularly when it comes to planned giving? Here are the top 9. Continue reading 9 Key Data Points for Finding Your Planned Giving Prospects
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 we’re highlighting blogs filled with fundraising tips that you can add to your to-do list. Continue reading Blog Round-Up: Make Things Simple With Lists
Budget season brings all kinds of stress…not to mention an obsession with Excel formulas and Google presentations. But, with 2023 on the horizon, it pays—apologies for the pun—to think critically about budgets. It’s especially savvy to lay out a strategy for securing a budget for planned giving marketing. Continue reading How to Secure a Budget for Planned Giving (Psst: It Pays for Itself)
When it comes to fundraising, the assumption has always been that January would be a waste of marketing dollars. I made the same assumption, but then a few years ago I had an interesting conversation with a colleague of mine. Continue reading Be First in 2023! The Case for Fundraising Early.
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
Let’s take a deep dive to see how and where Americans gave in 2021, according to a study from Giving USA. Plus, with the first half of 2022 behind us (and the stock market and GDP not looking as promising), get recommendations on navigating the latter half of 2022. Continue reading Giving USA 2022: Inside the Numbers
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
Certainly, securing planned gifts is critical—and fundamental—to your nonprofit’s sustainability, but planned giving is also about cultivation. Here’s how successful programs measure ROI. Continue reading Yes, You Can Measure ROI in Planned Giving. Here’s How.
Have you ever heard the fundraising suggestion, listen your way to the gift? Today we help you avoid the critical mistake of rushing your donor. Continue reading The #1 Mistake in Fundraising Is…