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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

Video: Segmenting Donors for Better Engagement 

July 22, 2019

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

7 Ways to Boost Your Fundraising 

July 17, 2019

By: Kimberly O'Donnell

As a Personal Fundraising Coach (PFC), I encourage all of my clients to challenge themselves when it comes to fundraising. My hope for each and every nonprofit is for them to step outside of their comfort zone and try at least one new thing every month or quarter. The best part? You don’t have to… Read More

Focus on your Fundraising Foundation: Build a Summer Campaign 

July 11, 2019

By: Amanda Khoury

Summer is here! Though the summer time is typically a slower time for nonprofits, it is the perfect time to dive into fundraising to ensure your nonprofit is ready for year-end. Turn up the heat this summer and create a fundraising plan that will engage and renew donors, attract prospects, build awareness, and plant th… Read More

Planned Giving 101: The Legacy a Donor Leaves Behind 

July 9, 2019

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

Everyone wants to leave a mark on the world (or at least within their own communities). The Boston College’s Center on Wealth and Philanthropy found that mark is often charitable donations. Between 2007 and 2061, there will be a Great Wealth Transfer during which an estimated $59 trillion (yes, with a “t”) will b… Read More

4 Ways Nonprofits Can Get Ahead This Summer 

July 3, 2019

By: Brian Lauterbach, CFRE

Whether you are an Executive Director who is serving as your organization’s Chief Everything Officer, or a Development Director specifically tasked with creating a fundraising strategy, the first step to raising the money you need to power your cause is creating a plan. How do you do that? First things first, identif… Read More

3 Ways to Stay Ahead of Giving Trends 

July 1, 2019

By: Kimberly O'Donnell

Every year, Giving USA releases a report on philanthropy and giving in the United States. The annual report, released on June 18, 2019, gives comprehensive highlights on charitable giving trends in the United States. Due in part to the tax law change or volatile December 2018 market, overall giving is down 1.7%. On the… Read More

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Donor Data 

May 29, 2019

By: Keith White

Whomever coined the phrase “spring cleaning” probably didn’t have donor data in mind. Even still, the age-old tradition of dusting off the cobwebs and freshening things up after a long winter can be helpful for nonprofit fundraisers. 5 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Donor Data Check for duplicate contacts in your … Read More

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