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What is a Donor Management System, and Why Should My Nonprofit Use One? 

September 18, 2019

By: Laura MacPherson

The more you know about your donors, the better able you’ll be to connect with them. You’ll know what’s important to supporters and learn how to deliver a better donor experience, retaining them for the long term. What is a Donor Management System? Donor management system (DMS) software helps you collect, organiz… Read More

Executing an Emergency Campaign in 12 Simple Steps 

September 13, 2019

By: Agnes Sokol

In the wake of a disaster, every hour counts.  The main priority is always an immediate response to those negatively impacted who are in need. After this initial focus, fundraisers should quickly turn their attention to funding the response at hand while building capacity to address future needs.   Many fundraise… Read More

How To Turn Your Facebook Likes Into Donations 

August 22, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

Building followers and converting them into donors doesn’t have to be a daunting task if you have a good social media strategy in place. How you interact with your followers and what you post—and when—can be the difference between receiving a donation or just a post like. Coordinating across your chosen social me… Read More

What is Legacy Giving? 

August 12, 2019

By: Lori Kranczer

If you are new to legacy giving, let’s start with what legacy giving is not – it is not scary, it is not fraught with technical tax issues, and it is not only for former practicing lawyers and financial and tax advisors. It is a fundraising option that should be used by any nonprofit professional… Read More

Cut Through the Noise: Reaching Donors in the Digital Age 

August 6, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

[Virtual Conference] Cut Through the Noise: Reaching Donors in the Digital Age Let’s face it. We are experiencing a rapid shift from receiving information traditionally to receiving information digitally. Welcome to the Digital Age! Information surrounds us at every angle and in all channels. The usage of soci… Read More

The Recipe for Building Your Social Network 

August 5, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

From our social circles to professional networking to news, politics, and advocacy; social media is a hub of activity that has become part of our daily lives. Most users are on social media every day; many check multiple times each day. There’s a pretty simple formula to building your social media network: Presence +… Read More

6 More Ways to Get New Donors 

July 31, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

Don’t let finding donor prospects intimidate you. There are a few simple steps to incorporate into your everyday work that will lead you to your future donors. The opportunities to grow your donor database is endless and we’ve come up with 6 more ways to identify new donors, tailor your outreach to attract the… Read More

Reach New Donors with Social Advertising 

July 29, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

With roughly 69% of people on social media, there’s powerful competition to contend with in order to stand out in your donors’ newsfeed. Social media sites employ algorithms to try and show users the content that’s most relevant to them. As a result, your nonprofit’s organic reach is no longer enough to… Read More

6 Ways to Get New Donors 

July 25, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

How do I find new donors? It’s the age-old question every development director asks. The white whale of fundraising. To maintain a healthy balance of new and existing donors, you know you need to do the legwork. Like building a new friendship, finding new donors takes commitment and effort. But where to begin? Check … Read More

Dive Into Donor Management This Summer 

July 23, 2019

By: Keith White

Dive into a pool, dive into a good book, dive into donor management this summer! Investing in a donor management system during the summer months is ideal to position your organization for a successful year-end. Don’t let the summer months pass you by and invest in a donor management system to boost your fundraisi… Read More

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