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Donor Retention Should be a Focus in 2018 

February 6, 2018

By: Liz Ragland

The best way to raise more money is to get more new donors, right? Not so fast. Yes, donor acquisition is definitely a way to raise more money. New donors = new money. But, what about those donors you already have in your database? Those supporters who know your work is worthwhile and have already invested… 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

Build a Fundraising Plan That Propels Your Nonprofit Forward 

January 12, 2018

By: Lisa Bonanno

The fundraising landscape has always been rugged terrain: Your team may feel stretched to its limits. Board members have a tough time viewing themselves as fundraisers. And despite continued growth in giving, especially in digital fundraising, most nonprofits lose more than 60% of their hard-won donors every year. Scal… Read More

8 Resources to Help with Fundraising Planning 

February 8, 2017

By: Liz Ragland

All nonprofits, no matter the size of their budget or staff, should spend some time crafting a fundraising plan for 2017. Here are some templates, resources, and tips to help you get your plan ready and give your individual giving a boost this year. If you’re exploring a capital campaign this year, Network for G… Read More

Create a Fundraising Plan: Defining Fundraising Metrics 

October 16, 2015

By: Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE

The great management theory guru Peter Drucker once said, “What gets measured gets improved.” In my last couple of blog posts, I talked about how to blend realism with an aspiration to grow your fundraising efforts. You can read the previous blog posts here. The final stage of putting together your annual fundraisi… Read More

The Secret Sauce of Fundraising 

October 5, 2015

By: Iris Sutcliffe

Can you guess the number one thing—the “secret sauce,” if you will—that can energize your individual donor fundraising? The answer might surprise you: a fundraising plan. In the Nonprofit 911 webinar The Big Picture: Data for Fundraising for Success, Heather Yandow of Third Space Studio shared that interesting … Read More

Sample Online Fundraising Plan 

November 28, 2007

By: Network for Good

This is a sample plan for an imaginary local animal rescue organization called Save the Animals (STA) which is trying to take their outreach efforts online to become well known in the community. While the specifics of your online fundraising plan will be unique for your organization, the overarching themes will likely … Read More

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