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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

Take a Break This Labor Day 

August 31, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Born from a desire to improve the conditions of workers across the country, the Labor Day holiday began as a day to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments and impact of the American work force. Every nonprofit staff member knows what it’s like to work a 12-hour work day. Whether you’re at the office or taking… 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

3 Ways to Efficiently Fundraise with Donor Management 

August 23, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Improving your fundraising efficiency all comes back to donor management. All the inspiration and motivation you arouse in your donors means nothing if you don’t have the proper tools to track their engagement, record their donations, thank them for their support—and contact them again. The right donor management s… Read More

7 Reasons Why Donors Give (and 1 Reason They Don’t) 

August 21, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Knowing what motivates your donors to give to your organization is vital to the growth and longevity of your relationship. Have they been personally affected by the issue? Are they eager for ways to give back to their community? Is it part of a family tradition, or did they learn about you through their social… Read More

How to Inspire Donors Across Generations 

August 16, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

The changing of the guard is as old as time. It can be a bumpy road if you don’t plan for it. The older donor generations can feel pushed out of the very causes they helped launch. Meanwhile, the younger generations cry out for change and inclusion. How do you reach across the generations and… Read More

Infographic: Bridging the Donor Generation Gap 

August 14, 2018

By: Linda Lombardi

Bridging the donor generation gap is a struggle every nonprofit faces. One of the constants of nonprofit work is the need to cultivate the next generation of donors and activists. At the same time, you don’t want to ignore donors who have been loyal, longtime supporters. Successfully engaging multiple generations ens… Read More

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