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Connie Poulos

Year-End Countdown, Week 2: Top 10 Free Year-End Fundraising Resources 

December 17, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Over 11% of all annual giving occurs during the last three days of the year—which is next week. Are you ready? If you’re not feeling quite in the giving season spirit yet, don’t worry.There’s still time to take advantage of the year’s biggest fundraising opportunity. Whether you’ve had y… Read More

How to Transition From #GivingTuesday to Year-End Fundraising 

December 3, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Year-End Countdown: Four Weeks To Go How was your #GivingTuesday? Hopefully, it was a great experience full of new donors and a needed revenue boost. Now that we’re on the other side of things, it’s time to wrap things up and focus on the year’s BIGGEST giving days: December 30 and 31, also know as… Read More

3 Quick Steps for #GivingTuesday Procrastinators 

November 18, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Join us on Monday, November 21 at 1pm EST for our webinar, What to Send & Post: A Perfect #GivingTuesday Communication Schedule. Can’t make the live session? Register anyway and we’ll be sure to send you the recording. Year-End Countdown, Week Six Can you believe it? #GivingTuesday is next week! Whether you’v… Read More

Year-End Countdown, Week 7: Rally Your Team of Fundraisers 

November 11, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Have you heard? Facebook is unveiling a new tool to help nonprofits raise more this year-end–and we’re having a special live joint presentation to show you how it works. Click here to learn more.  And the countdown continues. This week, we’re focused on getting your board, volunteers, and staff enga… Read More

Top 10 Free #GivingTuesday Fundraising Resources 

November 4, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Year-End Countdown: Week Eight I’m just going to say it. #GivingTuesday is less than three weeks away. If that news makes you run around your office hyperventilating and nervously stress-eating your leftover Halloween candy, you’re not the only one. Here’s the good news: There’s still time to… Read More

How to Get Your Board to Help with #GivingTuesday Fundraising 

October 28, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Interested in board fundraising techniques? Join us on Thursday, November 3 at 1pm EDT as Pursuant’s Rachel Muir shares 5 Ways Your Board Can Help with Year-End Fundraising. Can’t make the time? Register anyway and we’ll send you the slides and recording. Register now to save your spot! Year-End… Read More

How to Write Amazing Year-End Fundraising Appeals 

October 24, 2016

Create an appeal that grabs donors' attention and inspires them to give big.…

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Making #GivingTuesday Magic in 3 Easy Steps 

October 23, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Year-End Countdown: 10 Weeks to Go Editor’s note: For more in-depth help planning your #GivingTuesday campaign, join our webinar on Tuesday, October 25 at 1pm. Visiting expert Jamie McDonald will share her  secrets to #GivingTuesday success. Mark your calendars. #GivingTuesday is on November 29. In the last few year… Read More

Year-End Countdown Week 11: Warm Up Donors Now 

October 16, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

#GivingTuesday and year-end will be here before you know it. Now that you’ve (hopefully!) started working on your campaign, it’s time to make sure your message is going to resonate with your donors. Not only does the content of your appeal matter—but so does the way it is delivered. That means taking the time to… Read More

Year-End Countdown, Week 12: 3 Ways to Use Storytelling to Craft a Powerful Year-End Appeal 

October 9, 2016

By: Connie Poulos

Editor’s note: For in-depth guidance and tips on writing the ultimate year-end appeal, download a copy of our popular e-guide, How to Write Amazing Year-End Appeals.   “Call me Ishmael.” Stories have staying-power. They live in our memories, pull at our heartstrings, and motivate us to act. At its deep… Read More

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