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Boost Your Donor Experience 

May 8, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

According to data from the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute, the average donor retention rate in the U.S. after the first gift is around 45 percent. It’s clear that nonprofits need to increase this percentage in order to continue the work th… Read More

Convert Website Visitors into Donors in 5 Easy Steps 

May 3, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

It’s a busy world, full of distractions caused by the onslaught of notifications popping up on our computers and smartphones. As a result, nonprofits that hope to convert online visitors into donors need to focus on their overall website experience. Each element in the process of making a donation, from reading t… Read More

Build Loyal Donor Relationships in 3 Easy Steps 

April 24, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

What makes some donors content to give just once to an organization, while others become ongoing supporters? How can nonprofits build loyal donor relationships that are strong enough to stand the test of time? According to research by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Center on Nonprofits and Philant… Read More

Behind the Numbers: Using Your Data to Create Better Donor Experiences 

April 18, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Although we recommend talking directly with your donors to learn what matters to them, one-on-one conversations aren’t the only way to gain valuable information about your donors. Through data analysis of the information in your donor management system, you can obtain insights that will help you create a better exper… Read More

Donor Experience: Converting New Donors to Recurring Donors 

April 10, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

As we mentioned in our recent post, “3 Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Focus on the Donor Experience,” one of the best ways to find out what a good donor experience looks like is to talk with your current, loyal donors. By listening to what matters to them and what makes them feel connected to your… Read More

3 Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Focus on the Donor Experience 

April 3, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Although it’s unclear exactly how the new tax law will impact charitable donations, nonprofits can’t afford to wait and see. Many nonprofits are now thinking of new ways to attract and retain donors to ensure that funding stays consistent. According to research by the Association of Fundraising Professionals and th… Read More

4 Fundraising Ideas to Develop Your Fundraising Plan 

January 16, 2018

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Embarking on a new year—whether it’s a calendar or fiscal year (or both!)—is always an opportunity for a fresh start.  After all, that’s why resolutions are written at the start of a new year.  New year. New goals.  It’s the sa… Read More

A Thanksgiving Toast 

November 23, 2017

By: Bill Strathmann

Here at Network for Good, we spend a lot of time throughout the year helping nonprofits like yours find more meaningful ways to say thanks to donors for supporting your mission. But today is Thanksgiving, and we’d like to extend a simple, heartfelt thanks to you for making a difference in the world. Especially in… Read More

Happy Be Your Donor Day! 

October 22, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Before Thanksgiving, before #GivingTuesday, and before December 31, there’s one critical day that you need to pay attention to as a nonprofit marketer or fundraiser. And that day is today: Be Your Donor Day! Yay! Of course, every day can and should be Be Your Donor Day, but today is the day we decree that… Read More

4 Thank You Musts for Monthly Donors 

April 27, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

You’ve put a lot of work into recruiting recurring gifts from your supporters. Once you have monthly donors on board, you can just coast, right? WRONG. Even though they have set up and committed to a recurring gift, you still need to cultivate and build relationships with these donors. While thanking monthly dono… Read More

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