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6 Opportunities to Thank Donors for Better Retention 

December 26, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Appreciation is the foundation of donor retention. Communicating gratitude assures donors that you value them as an important part of your team. Saying “thank you” is more than just good manners. It generates goodwill and enthusiasm, and it motivates donors to spread positive word-of-mouth about your organization a… Read More

10 Things to Do for Your Final Year-End Push 

December 24, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Heads up, fundraisers. It’s crunch time! Are you ready to win the race to year-end? You can’t ignore the data—10 percent of all online giving happens December 29-31. Do you really want to miss out on those donations because you didn’t do one final year-end campaign push? Here are ten simple things you can do… Read More

5 Ways to Rock a Donor-Centric Year-End 

December 21, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

As you draft your final year-end fundraising campaign email appeals, put yourself in your donors’ shoes. What would you want to hear about from an organization you support? What would inspire you to give one final donation before December 31? Keeping donors in mind during every step of your fundraising campaign ensur… Read More

The Network for Good Experience – Infographic 

December 19, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Starting something new can be scary. We’ve all been there. Whether it’s a new job, new relationship, or even a new donor management system; those first few weeks can make all the difference. At Network for Good, we believe in setting you up for success. That’s why we work closely with you, guiding you… Read More

10 Creative Donor Thank You Ideas 

December 13, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

As an essential part of your team, donors deserve meaningful thank yous. All nonprofits know the importance of saying thank you, but often this acknowledgment is limited to a letter or email sent at the time a gift is received. Then the contact stops until the next appeal. But periodic expressions of your gratitude can… Read More

Enter to Win the Twelve Days of Giving Sweepstakes 

December 12, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Do you like to win free things? Well, we’ve got a contest for you. This giving season, Network for Good is sharing our love of nonprofits. You give your heart and soul to your cause year-round. Now it’s our chance to give back to the nonprofits we serve. We’re thrilled to announce our Twelve Days… Read More

7 Year-End Appeal Strategies for Better Results 

December 11, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

We’re well into the giving season and the clock is ticking to put together a successful year-end appeal. But there’s still time to make your message stand out. Focus on the essential elements of a year-end appeal to catch your donors’ attention during this season. A strong year-end appeal increases the odds that … Read More

Ditch Your Spreadsheets for Better Fundraising Results 

December 6, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

It’s every fundraiser’s nightmare. You have a big campaign ready to launch to your loyal supporters. You’ve planned an integrated campaign featuring direct mail, email, and online giving. You have a moving story, great imagery, and a strong call to action. Your donors are going to love this appeal! Bu… Read More

Streamline Your Year-End To-Do List with Technology 

December 4, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

The end of the year brings a torrent of to-dos for nonprofits. You have multiple items on your agenda, holidays to contend with, and only a few weeks left to meet your annual fundraising goal. Your budget is riding on the success of your year-end campaign. With so much that has to be done, you… Read More

6 Ways to Improve Year-End Online Giving 

November 29, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Online giving is one of the most popular ways donors contribute their year-end gifts to nonprofits. More and more people are relying on technology to streamline their to-do lists, especially during the busy holiday season. Donating online is fast, easy, and provides an instant sense of accomplishment for donors. It als… Read More

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