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Liz Ragland

Customer Marketing Manager

Steal this pre-#GivingTuesdayNow Email 

April 27, 2020

By: Liz Ragland

#GivingTuesdayNow is happening May 5, 2020! If you haven’t heard the news, a global day of giving will take place next week to raise emergency funds for nonprofits like yours. Have you let your donors know that you’re participating in #GivingTuesdayNow? If not, it’s time to send them a quick message! … Read More

How to (Easily) Thank Donors with Video 

March 13, 2020

By: Liz Ragland

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, how much is a video worth? For these five Network for Good customers, thank you videos are helping connect their donors to their causes. Video acknowledgements make donors feel appreciated in a very personal way which, for many nonprofits, wasn’t possible before.  And, thanks to Ne… Read More

3 Ways to Engage Younger Donors 

August 7, 2018

By: Liz Ragland

How can we get younger people to donate to our organization? What’s the silver bullet to getting more younger donors? This is a common issue that many nonprofits encounter regardless of how long they have been around or how big their donor base is.  Well, as we all know, there really isn’t a silver bullet… Read More

How a Donor Management System Organizes Small Nonprofits 

March 28, 2018

By: Liz Ragland

THE PROBLEM Like many rural nonprofits, Middleburg Humane Foundation (MHF) steered most of its limited resources directly into its mission. The need for a donor management system became imperative when deciding to take their nonprofit to the next level with the launch of a capital campaign for a new facility. THE SOLU… Read More

How To Enhance Donor Experience and Exceed Fundraising Goals 

March 1, 2018

By: Liz Ragland

THE PROBLEM Finding a user-friendly way to track donor data was a priority for Jay Anhorn when he began his job as COO/director of development in 2016 at the Alpha Chi Rho Educational Foundation. They had an online donation system (Sage) that wasn’t well utilized so they needed to make a switch to one that… Read More

Donor Retention Should be a Focus in 2018 

February 6, 2018

By: Liz Ragland

The best way to raise more money is to get more new donors, right? Not so fast. Yes, donor acquisition is definitely a way to raise more money. New donors = new money. But, what about those donors you already have in your database? Those supporters who know your work is worthwhile and have already invested… Read More

How a Fundraising Coach Solves Problems 

February 5, 2018

By: Liz Ragland

THE PROBLEM Like many small nonprofits, NTFRC’s executive director is solely responsible for fundraising. Developing and executing an effective fundraising strategy is challenging with only one person at the helm. THE SOLUTION Amy Kelley, NTFRC’s executive director, started working with a Network for Good Fundraisi… Read More

Nonprofit 911: Final Countdown: Year-End Fundraising Tips 

December 5, 2017

Speaker: Liz Ragland

30% of all giving happens in the month of December. It’s not too late to get your year-end campaign out the door! Get all the help you need from the Network for Good tea: We’ll show you how to craft the best email appeals to inspire giving, how to create an online donation page that converts, and how to draft a hea…

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Partner Webinar: Twas the Day Before Giving Tuesday 

November 27, 2017

Speaker: Liz Ragland

Twas the day before #GivingTuesday, when all hell broke loose, nonprofits were scrambling to give year-end fundraising a boost. Came along Network for Good with Facebook their partner to share #GivingTuesday How-Tos as a fundraising starter. Nonprofits were ready with the nuts and bolts, to crush #GivingTuesday and get…

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Pistarckle Theater – Donor Relationship Strategy 

November 6, 2017

By: Liz Ragland

WHO THEY ARE Pistarckle Theater is one of the only professional theaters in the U.S. Virgin Islands. They have been inspiring arts lovers in St. Thomas for 25 years. In addition to the six mainstage productions that take place in their 140-seat black box theater, Pistarckle also organized after-school arts programs and… Read More

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