Acquisition

Introduction to Strategic Nonprofit Major Gifts Moves Management
July 19, 2017 at 11:26 am

Today, we’re going to look at a great tool for building those important relationships with top prospects over time. And we all know that is what will result in the big gift. You know how important it is to put a plan in place to build relationships, right? It’s super de-duper important if you want to secure major gifts. I’m talking about “moves management...

Are You Creating a Checklist or a Powerful Relationship?
July 17, 2017 at 10:37 am

Not surprisingly, most development professionals have a long "To-Do" list. It can feel overwhelming to keep up with data-entry, make donor phone calls, draft mailings and reports and more. Being able to cross things off our list can feel great...

12 ways to engage your zero-dollar fundraisers
July 6, 2017 at 3:07 pm

Do you want more major donors? You can have them! Today, we’re going to look at a great tool for building those important relationships with top prospects over time. And we all know that is what will result in the big gift. You know how important it is to put a plan in place to […]

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 8: Creative Ideas for an Awesome Swag Bag
June 30, 2017 at 8:49 am

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO editor-in-chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Topping the ranks this week is from guest blogger Sam Momin, where she gives you some really creative and valuable tips for putting together an awesome swag bag. Angela Struebing shares…

5 Proven Ways to Find Nonprofit Major Donor Prospects
June 29, 2017 at 11:22 am

Major donor prospects don’t hide under rocks or fall from the sky, but if you look in the right places you will find them. Once you do, you’ll have the fuel you need to fill your major gifts fundraising pipeline. It’s your first step towards leading them along the continuum from interest… to greater involvement… to passionate investment...

Fundraisers: Be Systematic in Your Efforts
June 29, 2017 at 11:18 am

When you’re evaluating of the effectiveness of a fundraising program, you often have to look no farther than the internal language being used by the staff and volunteers who execute that program. Professional jargon is an unfortunate occurrence in just about any profession...

Blackbaud Announces Future Acquisition of Crowdfunding Platform JustGiving
June 27, 2017 at 10:55 am

Blackbaud is on its way to expand the company’s peer-to-peer offerings with the recent announcement of its future acquisition of JustGiving, a charity crowdfunding platform from the U.K. JustGiving is a significant player in the peer-to-peer space, with individuals from over 164 countries raising over $4.5 billion since 2001...

3 Ways to Get Current Donors to Invest Again This Year
June 26, 2017 at 11:43 am

You’ve probably seen the stats. According to the Fundraising Effectiveness Project, retention across the U.S. is 46 percent—and about half that for new donors! You work too hard to have more than half your donors disappear, never to be heard from again...

Keep Donors Coming Back With Memorable Swag Bags
June 23, 2017 at 9:08 am

Everyone loves getting free swag, particularly if it is unique and useful. Fundraisers are an essential way for organizations to raise money for their cause, and swag bags are critical to getting donors to the table and interested in your event...