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Caryn Stein

Caryn Stein is a nationally-recognized speaker and trainer for nonprofits, associations, corporations, and universities. She has helped hundreds of nonprofits improve their donor communications strategies for more effective fundraising campaigns.


How to Make the Most of Your Year-End Donors 

December 11, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

This is what we all know:  December is huge for individual giving. In 2014, Network for Good saw thirty-one percent of the year’s online giving happened in December, and 12% of the year’s gifts came in during the last 3 days of the year. There’s still time to reap the rewards of this last-minute act… Read More

Year-End Appeal Dos and Don’ts 

December 7, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Create a fundraising letter that wows donors with these easy-to-follow rules.… Read More

Happy #GivingTuesday! 

December 1, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Today marks the fourth #GivingTuesday—a global day dedicated to giving back. Big thanks to our friends at 92Y and for creating this movement that’s become a true celebration of generosity. Here at Network for Good we’re excited to see the inspiring campaigns from our nonprofit community… Read More

Because You’re Awesome 

November 25, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

To our customers, our partners, our readers:  thank you for doing the good that you do. Every day we’re in awe of you. We’re so grateful for the amazing things that are accomplished by the nonprofits we work with: feeding the hungry, healing the sick, sheltering the homeless, saving animals, preserving the… Read More

Nonprofit911: The Final Countdown: Year-End Fundraising Hotline 

December 15, 2015

Speaker: Caryn Stein

Ready to create your best year-end appeal ever? Get all the help you need, LIVE, from the Network for Good team…

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Our Most Frequently Asked #GivingTuesday Questions 

November 24, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

#GivingTuesday is days away...first step: don't panic.… Read More

Last-Minute #GivingTuesday Tips & Help 

November 16, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Editor’s note:  Our thoughts are with the victims of the attacks in Paris and their families, as well as with those suffering from recent violent events around the world.    If you haven’t yet nailed down your #GivingTuesday plan, you might feel like it’s too late to have a successful campaign.… Read More

Year-End Fundraising Campaign Worksheet 

November 13, 2015

This easy, fill-in-the-blanks guide will help you create an effective action plan to raise more money.…

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7 Donor Communication Mistakes to Avoid 

November 5, 2015

Take a hard look at how you communicate with your donors and above all else, avoid these mistakes that might send your supporters the wrong message.…

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