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How to Create a Step-by-Step Donor Stewardship Plan 

October 4, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Our Back to School campaign continues with a lesson in donor retention. Nothing in a nonprofit organization happens without donors. Organizations that focus on building relationships with their donors understand the importance of donor stewardship. They’re committed to creating a sense of partnership, showing appreci… Read More

6 Ways to Improve Donor Stewardship 

October 2, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Implementing a donor stewardship program takes time. Thoughtful communications, meaningful programs, and engaging events require resources. If you have a small team, you may be wondering how you’ll make all of this happen. After all, your team already has enough on their plates. A donor management system (DMS) is a t… Read More

Newsjacking: Q&A with David Meerman Scott 

September 25, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Internationally-acclaimed strategist David Meerman Scott’s books and blog are must-reads for professionals seeking to generate attention in ways that grow their business. Scott’s advice and insights help people, products and organizations stand out, get noticed, and capture hearts and minds. He is the author or… Read More

Video: Segmenting Donors for Better Engagement 

September 21, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Donor segmentation is an essential part of every fundraiser’s work. Segmenting is the first step to knowing your donors better. Grouping donors by certain criteria or segments gives you a better idea of who is in your donor management system based on giving habits, location, involvement, and more. Segmentation not on… Read More

VIDEO: Take an Interactive Tour of Our Donor Management System 

September 20, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

As a small nonprofit, you need systems that intuitively understand the jobs you need to accomplish. On any given day, nonprofit development staff members are hard at work communicating with supporters. The fundamentals of your work can be broken into five categories: soliciting donations, stewarding donors, acknowledgi… Read More

5 Donor Stewardship Methods to Boost Engagement 

September 12, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Donor stewardship is an intentional, focused process that begins as soon as a donor makes their initial gift, and continues throughout their relationship with your organization. It conveys your appreciation, creates a sense of working together for a cause you both care about, and generates loyalty. Donor stewardship is… Read More

Infographic: Roadmap to Year-End Success 

September 10, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Every nonprofit fundraiser knows that the right plan is essential to obtaining your goals. A multichannel communications plan ensures your nonprofit can coordinate your messaging across channels during year-end. Synchronize the timing of your fundraising and marketing pieces to boost your messaging to donors and prospe… Read More

Stewardship Techniques to Build Donor Relationships 

September 6, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

A nonprofit organization’s success depends on the strength of its relationships with its donors. Those relationships are built on each donor’s sense of partnership and confidence that their gifts are making the impact they intend. The goal of donor stewardship is to build engagement and a commitment to ongoing supp… Read More

Go Back to School with Network for Good University 

September 5, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

September’s here and you know what that means. It’s time to go back to school! Welcome to Orientation! The learning never stops at Network for Good University, where class isn’t just for kids anymore. We know you’re always searching for the latest and greatest information that will set you up for fundraising su… Read More

7 Digital Practices to Win Donors’ Hearts 

August 30, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Technology has changed the nonprofit landscape—and your job—in more ways than one. A digital strategy is essential to the success of your fundraising campaigns. Use your donor management system to analyze your donor data and segment your donors into groups to target your campaigns for better fundraising results. Th… Read More

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