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Carrie Saracini

Content Marketing Manager

Why Donors Give: Infographic 

December 9, 2019

By: Carrie Saracini

We asked 3,000 year-end donors to tell us why they gave to find out what they care about most. Our conclusion: donors give out when they believe in your mission and know you do good work in the community you serve. They don’t care as much about self-interested reasons for giving, such as knowing someone… Read More

Steal This Creative Donor Thank You Idea For Year-End 

December 6, 2019

By: Carrie Saracini

Donors love personalized acknowledgements! Network for Good surveyed thousands of recent donors to find out what would encourage them to give again. 41% said that receiving personalized communication explaining the impact of their continued support would make them much more likely to consider donating again. A similar … Read More

Elevate Your Year-End Fundraising: Infographic 

December 5, 2019

By: Carrie Saracini

As temperatures cool down, donations are heating up. It’s time to gather your equipment, grab your map, and get started on the trek to year-end with these tips and our top-rated Donor Management System. Use this infographic to help you reach the year-end summit!   Read more on The Nonprofit Blog … Read More

[Guide] The Savvy Nonprofit’s Guide to Staying Ahead of Giving Trends 

December 5, 2019

This guide is essential reading for every nonprofit that wants to stay ahead of the curve. …

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[Checklist] Last-Minute List Growth 

December 4, 2019

How do you fill your email list with people who actually want to hear from you, and fast? …

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How to Pull off an Awesome Last-Minute #GivingTuesday 

December 2, 2019

By: Carrie Saracini

GivingTuesday is here! If you weren’t planning on participating or didn’t have time to create an awesome campaign this year, you’re probably thinking it’s too late now. Not so! There’s plenty you can do to take advantage of this global giving movement and Network for Good has the resources you… Read More

How Getting Started With Donor Management Made All the Difference at Year-End 

November 25, 2019

By: Carrie Saracini

THE SITUATION Lift Up the Vulnerable, an organization dedicated to supporting vulnerable children and women in Sudan and South Sudan, was in transition. The nonprofit was brand new, having started when another organization closed its doors and rebranded into Lift Up the Vulnerable. This new organization needed a plat… Read More

Quick Tips to Grow Your Email List Before Year-End 

November 25, 2019

By: Carrie Saracini

You’re planning an awesome year-end campaign. You’re sharing your message on your social media channels, sending email appeals, and maybe even direct mail letters.   But wait! You need to build your email subscriber list so you can reach as many people as possible during year-end.  How do you fill your email lis… Read More

The Savvy Nonprofit’s Guide to Staying Ahead of Giving Trends 

November 22, 2019

By: Carrie Saracini

There’s no shortage of fundraising statistics and benchmarks out there. And if you’re a small nonprofit with limited resources, some of those stats are pretty concerning – for example, Giving USA’s most recent annual report reveals that overall giving is down 1.7%. Individual giving has also dropped by 3.4%.… Read More

How Donor Management and Personalized Coaching Helped EnventU Grow 155% 

November 21, 2019

By: Carrie Saracini

THE SITUATION Latoya Lewis, Founder and Executive Director of EnventU, was drowning in spreadsheets! With all of her fundraising data scattered in Excel files, keeping up with donors was a difficult task. It wasn’t easy to see donor history or send personalized fundraising appeals, and she felt that she was wasti… Read More

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