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Top Nonprofit Fundraising Posts of 2017

In 2017, the Network for Good blog covered a variety of topics ranging from fundraising strategies and planning to top campaigns and donor retention best practices. Here are the top five blog posts from our thousands of subscribers during 2017 – Enjoy!

1) 8 Resources to Help with Fundraising Planning

In this post by Liz Ragland, readers were given templates, resources, and tips to help get their plan ready and give your individual giving a boost in 2017.

2) 3 Steps to Getting Corporate Sponsors for Your Event

Fundraising events take a fair amount of money to produce, and it’s easy to spend more money on the event than it actually raises. In this post we shared the secret to ensuring your event has a net financial gain, through corporate sponorships.

3) Five Things Nonprofits Must Know to Keep Donors

This post featured five top tips for planning donor retention strategies to grow individual giving this year. Did any of these strategies work for you?

4) Five Tips for Launching a Smart and Successful Fundraising Campaign

Fundraisers are always looking for the secret to launching a smart and successful fundraising campaign. In this post, guest blogger Janet Cobb tackled how to set and achieve a SMART goal, laying out the five keys to success.

5) 7 Tips to Make your Donors an Irresistible Fundraising Offer

In our last top post of 2017, guest blogger Claire Axelrad gave us some valuable tips on the “40-40-20 rule” Because if you don’t make it clear and easy for folks to take the exact action you desire, then the rest of your mailing has little purpose.

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  • Thanks for sharing these great resources Lisa! I’m so honored my guest post made the list! I hope folks found it helpful, and that they’ll check out my other useful post on the Clairification blog.


    SHORTENED / Major Gifts depends to Donors affordable amount.
    —————- Following Chairman Gregory Warner.


    HFD – Head Finance Department – Operating without MGO.

    SNB – Swiss Naational Bank

    BUDGET – Credit Card ( Each permitted to hold USA$14.3Billion ).


    GIVING TUESDAY 12/26/2017.


    PS: I just for passed CFRE and researched New Innovation 2017
    considered as best today and forever – KNOWLEDGE IS POWER.
    Webinar confirmed now due to POWER-CUT frequently seen here.
    I will get my State Bank of India Credit Card within five days or so.



    Present temporary Address: ( Will be here till 10 June 2019 ).
    Terry Pious Pereira ( S/o War Veteran ),
    Door No. 439,
    442-Nanjundapuram Main Road,
    Coimbatore, Pin Code-641045,
    Tamil Nadu, India.

    Original e-mail: [email protected] / Mob No: 00918489988124.

    Madam Lisa Bonanno ( NFG ), USA.

    Sub: ” ENGAGEMENT FUNDRAISING ” – For Freely Supporting The
    Poverty People Fund Program-me Which Helps Promote Independent
    Living. I researched NEW INNOVATION 2017 which gives EQUAL
    FINANCE SHARING for every poverty ( especially females ) around
    the world. An example: Sir Thomas Edison invented BULBS and today
    seen in every houses around the world. Just imagine it! Here I need
    ROUND TABLE CONFERENCE at The Giving Pledge or Federal Gov,
    USA. Also seeking for job as WORLD FREE FUND DIRECTOR.
    Unable to face the Audio Conversation at Webinar because ” DEAF “.

    Most Respected Madam,

    functioning in 1 Building size 3/3 HFD BUDGET into 153 Buildings size
    1/3 BUDGETS or countries selected by Honorable President Donald J.
    Trump. Shortening due to latest Computer Technology. I inserting
    directly from the BUDGET to CREDIT CARD and typing the INCOME TAX NUMBER
    at the same time and issuance. Thereon every poverty (
    females ) will be receiving the ” MONTHLY INTEREST ” for everlasting
    survival. The best date for participating is on 25th every month to form
    the queues in
    the INCOME TAX OFFICE. The accurate instructions for smooth operation
    given below:

    Whenever the BUDGET decreasing ”
    Automatic Signal ” will shoot into every computers to all the three Gov
    Banks mentioned below:

    1) Bank of India ( BOI ),
    2) Central Bank of India ( CBI ),

    3) State Bank of India ( SBI ).

    Every poverty ( females ) aging 18 onward
    and 8 years married should hold 4 Identity Cards for inspection in the INCOME TAX OFFICE as mentioned below:

    1) Election ID,
    2) Adhaar ID,
    3) Income Tax ID,
    4) Ration ID.


    All have to follow the ” TWO SIMPLEST STEPS ” mentioned below:

    Forward all the four Identity Cards for inspection and very soon doing
    the ” Thumb Impression Test ” and automatically the passing report will
    shoot in the computer. As to my plan, the Income Tax Officer should
    readily keep the waste paper ” Population Card Numbers ” with him only
    for filling and than collecting the Income Tax Number plus address. He
    automatically will receive a small receipt from the computer indicating
    the details and will place it in unopened envelope to forward to their
    expected Gov Bank. Also his details will be permanently stored in the
    Income Tax Department for future inspection on lost or anything.

    Forward the unopened envelope to their expected Gov Bank. They will
    type the Income Tax Number into the Credit Card or Debit Card or
    whichever selected at that moment itself and inserting $5000 ( Indian
    Rupees 30lakhs ) from the BUDGET and transferring into their Saving Bank
    Account as Fixed or Life Deposit. Prior I have to forward my Regulation
    Form to all the three Gov Banks They will place the photocopy of my
    Regulation Form together with the received receipt from Income Tax
    Office including Gov Bank official verification into a File. This File
    will be kept permanently and after death passing to next female kin any
    age group in future. If non than transferring to my SNB Account.


    researched three excellent function-able methods and selecting either
    one by surveying the BUDGET – ” Monthly Interest ” from Swiss National
    Bank ( SNB ) which mentioned below:

    1) 1st Method – Functioning by Donors unification in strongest Budget
    means from USA$2Trillion for All India. Here operating
    Monthly Fixed Deposit and others Health, Foreign

    Education etc; etc; as usual.

    2) 2nd ” – Functioning by qualifying and quantifying level adjust-
    ments in medium Budget means from USA$1Trillion or

    less for All India. Here operating thrice a month Fixed

    Deposit and for others means Health etc; etc; as usual.

    3) 3rd ” – Functioning by visiting every poverty’s houses in soft or
    lowest Budget means from USA$1Million or less onward.

    Here operating in Tamil Nadu and Kerala State by jumping
    and for others means Health, Foreign Education etc; etc;

    as usual.

    I will inform to all my stewardship DONORS by sending:


    Firstly I have to go for my Cochlear Implantation soon after getting your
    CASH CAPITAL then continuing with the above mentioned criteria.
    Here the consumption time will take three months because at present I
    am penniless. Now I am sending you the photocopies of all the
    relevant documents of my late father’s SEPOY CERTIFICATE
    together with new Indian Passport, Aidio-gram and new photo.


    Trillion thanks!

    Yours most obediently,
    Terry Pious Pereira.


    Sipoy Certificate.pdf​​

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    Audiogram 25-Jul-2016 23-36-24.pdf​​
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