Have you ever wondered what the best Major Gifts non-profit departments are going to be doing this December to make sure year-end results are spectacular? Veritus Group shares what their top clients put at the top of their December To Do’s so listen up!
You’ve got the donation, but your work is not done. Sending a great thank you letter is the most important step in keeping your donors for the long term. Thank you letter checklist You’ve got the donation, but your work is not done. Sending a great thank you letter is the most important step in […]
Want to know why Donors Give More? The Burk Donor Survey provides some revealing answers! Want to know why Donors Give More? The Burk Donor Survey provided some great info about donors and guess what? 21,000 donors completed this survey and 1/3rd of those donors said they could give more! Better watch for some handy […]
Major Gift Success Tips In Time For Year-End Success Major Gifts Success With only 90 days left in the year, do we still have time for major gifts? Of course! But you need to start now. Your annual giving program is the primary source of major gift prospects. Five to twenty percent of all donors […]
Moves Management Skills Perfecting moves management is essential to securing major gifts. David Dunlap is a moves management pioneer. He says the moves concept focuses major gift fundraising on changing people’s attitudes so they want to give. What are moves? A cultivation opportunity. Any great way to get to know your prospect better and let […]
Retain and upgrade Did you know that Individual donors account for 72% of all giving? Just think of how much more you could raise if you could retain and upgrade all of your donors. The sky is the limit! It is essential that you take the necessary steps to not only keep your donors but […]
As non-profit pros, we know those beloved Bequests are hugely important to our organization and provide for stable future growth. We all wonder where those bequests will come from and how to identify donors that have true interest in putting our cause in their financial plan.
As nonprofits, we know how many new donors and first time donors get away! We lose them folks, 70% never show up again! We need to welcome them with open arms immediately and turn them into interested, cared-for donors! Here are proven strategies and examples that work wonders!
#SummerLearningSeries Today’s Topic, a Quiz! 20 QUESTIONS, the Donor Communications Test! Have You Taken This Quiz? Written by Tom Ahern and created for fundraisers, the goal is to promote a quick, common understanding of profitable, proven best-practices in appeals, newsletters and thanking your donors, both print and digital. 20 Questions: FREE downloadable test re: best […]
Time to CELELBRATE! Celebrate Your DONORS and Celebrate Donor Milestones! Got really inspired by Donor Relations Guru’s blog, “Celebrating Donor Milestones-Reasons to Ring the Bell” and you’re gonna love these inspired ideas! And better than that, so will your donors! Celebrate with me and watch now!