Connecting Your Donors & Beneficiaries

The two most important groups to any nonprofit are their beneficiaries and their donors. Your beneficiaries are the reason you do the work in the first place and your donors make the work possible.…


Creating a Portfolio of Fundraising Offerings

Nonprofits are continually fundraising. While it may be accurate to say you’re seeking donations to fund your operating budget, donors are more likely to give when the ask they receive is specific.…


Making the Most Out of Corporate Sponsorships

Corporate sponsorships are amazing tools for nonprofits, helping you to raise funds, increase awareness, and legitimize your organization. They’re also great for businesses, helping them to improve…


Running an Effective New Year Thank You Campaign

End of year fundraising is a critical time for nonprofits. So many donations—30% of all annual gifts—are given in the last month of the year. It makes sense then that nonprofits focus so heavily on…


Designing Engaging Nonprofit Events

Events provide nonprofits with great opportunities to spread awareness, to recruit donor and volunteer prospects, and to raise funds. Events help you get people in the door you may not normally…


8 Steps to Build a Successful Year End Giving Campaign

With 30% of all annual donations occurring in December, year end fundraising is critically important for all nonprofits. Many things drive year end giving—people want to help others during the…


Plan Your Best #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by social media and collaboration, is an essential opportunity for all nonprofits. Whether your main goal is to raise awareness or to raise funds,…


Reengaging Lapsed Donors

When it comes to donor management, many nonprofits overlook their lapsed donors. Most focus on finding and securing new donors and nurturing relationships with existing donors to increase loyalty and…


The Top 5 Reasons Donors Lapse & How to Prevent Them

Successful donor retention is an important part of all fundraising strategies. Finding and acquiring new donors is vital and also hard. Every nonprofit has donors who lapse, discontinuing their…


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Improving Donor Retention – Why It’s Important and 3 Ways to Fix It

Why do donors stop giving? If you want your organization to last, you need to know the answer to improving donor retention. Of course, the solution may vary from organization to organization. But one…