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13 Tips to Boost End of Year Giving 

October 2, 2019

By: Rachel Muir, CFRE.

The season to give is almost upon us! I’m here with a truth bomb:  the season to give is not a REASON to give. So what makes donors give at end of year? It starts with a compelling ask.  Your appeal makes them feel like they truly can make a difference.  The call to action is so… Read More

Nonprofit Leader Series: Q&A with Rachel Muir 

September 30, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

When she was just 26 years old, Rachel Muir founded Girlstart, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering girls in math, science, engineering and technology. She was told as a child that girls are not good at math and science. One day, a major light bulb went off over her head and she decided to do something. … Read More

8 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Donor Management System 

September 26, 2019

By: Laura MacPherson

Donor management system (DMS) software allows nonprofits to put their donor data to work and manage fundraising and communications from one location. Ultimately, a DMS gives nonprofits the ability to learn what’s important to their donors, deliver a better donor experience, increase donations, and operate more effici… Read More

5 Ways a Donor Management System Can Grow Your Nonprofit 

September 25, 2019

By: Laura MacPherson

You’ve heard that a donor management system (DMS) can help grow your organization. A DMS can turbocharge your nonprofit’s efforts in a variety of ways, ultimately boosting fundraising results and streamlining operations while reducing the amount of time your team members spend on manual tasks. But how does a DMS do… Read More

What to Look for in a Donor Management System (and Why) 

September 23, 2019

By: Laura MacPherson

A donor management system (DMS) helps you collect, organize, and use your donor data more effectively while automating repeated tasks associated with fundraising. With a DMS, your nonprofit can operate more efficiently and increase revenue through more strategically-crafted campaigns. What to Look for in a DMS All dono… Read More

How to Boost Revenue with Donor Surveys 

September 20, 2019

By: Rachel Muir, CFRE.

Can donor surveys really help you raise more money? Yes! Donor surveys are one of the most affordable ways to improve donor retention, build deeper donor relationships, even uncover planned gifts. How? Donor surveys can reveal your hidden gems (aka planned gifts), tell you why your donors gave, what content they’re … Read More

Nonprofit Leader Series: Q&A with Beth Kanter 

September 19, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

Beth is an internationally recognized thought leader in digital strategy, wellbeing in the workplace, and training. With over 35 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector, Beth has facilitated trainings for thousands of social change activists and nonprofits on every continent in the world. Beth is an in-dema… Read More

A Look Into the 2019 Nonprofit Innovation & Optimization Summit 

September 19, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

The Nonprofit Innovation & Optimization Summit hosted by NextAfter on September 24-25 is a premier conference for nonprofit marketers and fundraisers looking to grow their online fundraising. NextAfter has hand-selected the leading experts in marketing and fundraising innovation from around the world to share … Read More

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

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