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Network for Good Marketing Mavens Roundtable 

February 7, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

A hot topic with a lot of our customers year-round is nonprofit marketing. What makes for a memorable, shareable campaign? How can we strengthen our marketing efforts on a day-to-day basis? How do we get our supporters to open our email blasts? So, I thought I’d turn to some experts (my colleagues in the marketing… Read More

How Marketing Drives the Donor Experience 

February 5, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

What does marketing have to do with the donor experience? Everything. If you’re not a born marketer—and who is?—self-promotion may feel like boasting. It’s not. Sharing the mission and vision of your nonprofit, the need you fill, and the stories of the community you serve are all topics your supporters want to … Read More

How to Attract New Donors – Part 2 

January 31, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

Today, we’re going to talk about donor prospect outreach. Specifically, methods you can incorporate into your fundraising efforts to attract new donors to your nonprofit. In How to Attract New Donors – Part 1, we discussed how to identify prospects and tried-and-true research methods. Now that you have a solid … Read More

Our Nonprofit Customers Inspire Us 

January 30, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

Earlier this month, Network for Good held our annual Kick-Off Summit near our offices in Washington, D.C. Our mission for the day—bring the full organization together to start the year as a unified front. The day began with a rousing keynote address from Robert Egger, founder of D.C. Central Kitchen, Campus Kitchen P… Read More

How to Attract New Donors – Part 1 

January 29, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

How do I find new donors? It’s the question every nonprofit fundraiser must face. The white whale of fundraising. And you need to have an answer. Don’t let finding donor prospects intimidate you. In part one of this two-part blog series, we’ll explore some basics about how to identify and attract new donors to yo… Read More

4 Essential Steps to Donor Acquisition 

January 25, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

Planning a donor acquisition strategy is similar to planning any other campaign. Start off by reviewing your previous efforts and results. What worked? What didn’t? Your data is a great guide to determining new donor goals. Step 1: Review your current data. Use your donor management system to track information on you… Read More

7 Steps to Simplify Your Fundraising Plan 

January 22, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

The number one indicator of individual donor fundraising success is having a plan. You know you need one—and one you can stick to. The question is: how do you create a really solid plan? Don’t let writing a fundraising plan overwhelm you. It’s not as complex as you might think. Check out these seven steps… Read More

Revolutionizing the Donor Experience 

January 18, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

What kind of experience do you provide your donors? Ask your coworkers about your donor experience and you’ll probably hear positive feedback. You thank them in a timely fashion, you send an email newsletter a couple times a year, you celebrate them at your annual fundraising event. You’re doing everything nonprof… Read More

Cultivating Major Donors: Q&A with G.C. Murray II, Esq., DPL 

January 15, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

What’s the secret to attracting major donors? Join us for our webinar, Every Fish Can Become a Whale: Major Donor Fundraising, to find out! We’re thrilled to have special guest G.C. Murray II, Esq., DPL, join us. President and Founder of the Innovative Community Engagement Foundation, G.C. will share the … Read More

Network for Good Named Top 100 Impact Companies 

January 14, 2019

By: Linda Lombardi

We’re thrilled to announce that Network for Good has been named one of the Top 100 Impact Companies by Real Leaders. Business As a Force for Good The Real Leaders Top 100 Impact Companies is the first-ever listing of companies making a positive impact and growing by doing good. Each company featured embraces a vision… Read More

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