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How and When To Engage With First-Time Donors 

January 4, 2018

By: Nancy Schwartz

As the year wraps up, nonprofits need to switch gears to think about how to engage their first-time donors, and recurring ones, into next year to create the optimal donor experience. Hear from one of our nonprofit industry experts, Nancy Schwartz as she shares a best-practice timeline of how and when to interact with f… Read More

Five Things Nonprofits Must Know to Keep Donors 

January 4, 2017

By: Brian Lauterbach, CFRE

In January, Network for Good hosted the Donor Retention Virtual Conference (download free on-demand sessions). As you begin planning donor retention strategies for 2017, keep these five things in mind: 1. You will lose most of your donors – and that’s not hyperbole. The 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project disco… Read More

Why Your Donors Leave (and What to Do About It) 

July 24, 2016

By: Caryn Stein

Improve your donor retention rate by understanding why donors stop giving and create a plan to win them back.… Read More

How to Inspire More Donations at Your Fundraising Events 

February 26, 2016

By: Caryn Stein

Try these tactics for giving donors a great experience and getting more support for your mission.… Read More

How to Personally Thank Every Single Donor: Q&A with N Street Village 

December 3, 2015

By: Jill Molina

Learn from a DC-based nonprofit's stellar donor relations program. … Read More

4 Steps to Improve New Donor Retention 

November 23, 2015

By: Nancy Schwartz

Power up your relationship-building process with first-time donors by trying these tips in 2016.… Read More

Donor Segmentation 101 

October 23, 2015

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

Strengthen your fundraising program with smart targeting and tailored communications.… Read More

An Inside Look at The 4 Pillars of Donor Relations: Q&A with Author Lynne Wester 

August 31, 2015

By: Liz Ragland

How to do you attract and retain donors? By focusing on the quality of the relationship.… Read More

The Art and Science of Donor Relations 

October 4, 2014

By: Caryn Stein

What’s your donor retention rate? At the average U.S. nonprofit, the percentage of first-timers who come back to give again the next year is just 27%. We’re losing seven out of 10 new donors every year. On top of that, it’s seven times more expensive to replace a donor than to keep the one you… Read More

Your Recurring Gift Cheat Sheet: 3 Tips for Boosting Donor Buy-In 

September 6, 2014

By: Caryn Stein

Your monthly giving program is great way to reach smaller donors who aren’t comfortable writing a big check but are happy to give $10 or $20 per month. Are you maximizing its potential or just hoping people will notice the “give monthly” checkbox on their own? Here are three best practices for making the most… Read More

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