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How to Create Compelling Donation Receipts for Your Nonprofit

When it comes to connecting with your donors, donation receipts may just be your secret weapon. Think about it: for tax purposes, you need to send donors a receipt whenever they give. It's the one…


5 things every nonprofit must know about their donors

5 Things Every Nonprofit Must Know About Their Donors

When you’re trying to raise funds for your organization, few things are more important than identifying what you need to know about your donors. The more deeply you understand your audience, the…


Welcome Series

The Best Way to Build Relationships with New Donors

You made it through #GivingTuesday! And after looking through your data, you see your new donor acquisition campaign that you spent hours on worked! You achieved your goal number of new donors. Now,…


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4 Ways to Boost Year-End Donor Engagement

With about 2 months remaining in 2017, you might feel like there's no time left for online fundraising. Donor engagement may seem like a thing of the past and the year-end comes near. While a…


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How You Should Think About Donor Engagement [Checklist]

In the nonprofit sector, too many times we hear that we need to “always be closing” or “always be asking” our donors. This outdated sales adage may have worked for some, but let’s be honest, by…


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How to Re-Engage Your Lapsed Donors

Lapsed donors. We all have them. The Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report states that the donor retention rate in 2015 was only 46%. That means you have a lot of opportunity to rebuild those…


Create a powerful nonprofit thank you video

How to Create a Powerful Nonprofit Thank You Video

November is here! And what better month to show your donors how much you appreciate them. It's time to work on a nonprofit thank you video! Did you know that video is the medium where most people…


3 Emails to Cultivate Monthly Donors

Email marketing is central to the fundraising goals of just about every nonprofit. Even though lots of attention goes to Facebook and social marketing, with over 3.9 billion email addresses currently…


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Data & Donor Retention: The Perfect Combo for a Thriving Nonprofit

How much time do you spend everyday thinking about how to cultivate new donors? How much time do you spend dreaming up new fundraising campaigns or planning events geared directly to new audiences?…


5 Strategies to Get People Giving...Again and Again

Recurring donations are an amazing way to increase fundraising efforts for your nonprofit and build a more sustainable budget...without needing to ask for money over and over. For one thing,…