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How to Improve Your Sustainer Retention

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. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: sustainer retention, artificial intelligence changing the nonprofit sector and a checklist for a new major gift program.

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#NPPTrendingNow Ep 81: How to Improve Your Sustainer Retention
March 22, 2019 at 11:41 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. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: sustainer retention, artificial intelligence changing the nonprofit sector and a checklist for a new major gift program.

Does Your Organization Have a Nonprofit Succession Planning Program in Place?
March 22, 2019 at 11:33 am

I am continually amazed at the growing number of nonprofits without an nonprofit succession planning program. This scenario applies not only to the CEO position but other key administrative positions. I am also referring to chief development officers. Running an effective nonprofit is difficult enough without having succession planning issues...

Opinion: The NCAA Should Have Its Nonprofit Status Revoked
March 21, 2019 at 12:03 pm

One of the great pleasures in working with nonprofits is getting up every day and knowing that you are helping them do good on behalf of their constituencies. There are nonprofits out there that advocate on behalf of people living with autism, cancer, ALS and cystic fibrosis...

7 Tips for Hosting Donor Cultivation Events
March 21, 2019 at 11:56 am

Donor cultivation events should be an important part of your fundraising program. Whether you are a small or large nonprofit or if you are raising money for annual operations for capital campaigns, you need to incorporate them as a vital element of your yearly development calendar.

Donor Acknowledgment Is Important for Every Nonprofit
March 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Are you using the same thank-you letter repeatedly? If so, that needs to change. Instead, add elements that make your letters unique to your nonprofit and update the letter frequently...

3-Step Solution to Sustainer Retention
March 19, 2019 at 11:20 am

In theory, monthly givers are an annuity—a bit of an upfront investment, yielding solid, steady returns for the foreseeable future. In practice, they are more of a garden—plant the wrong seeds or neglect care, and no amount of shoveling manure will recoup your investment...

An Outside Perspective Can Help Your Nonprofit Succeed
March 19, 2019 at 11:11 am

It’s always good to have that outside perspective. That voice of experience. Those fresh eyes. The wisdom of someone trained in your area. That is the role of a good consultant—not only to be that objective voice that can speak to you and others, but to bring needed expertise and experience...

Free eBook: A Nonprofit’s Guide to Instagram
March 18, 2019 at 12:48 pm

Instagram has become one of the most popular social media networks out there and can be a powerful fundraising tool! Instagram can help your organization gain new supporters, increase engagement, and inspire more donations. Not sure how to get started? Download A Nonprofit’s Guide to Instagram today!

Artificial Intelligence Changing Nonprofits: Where We Are and Where We’re Going
March 18, 2019 at 12:18 pm

Right now, the big-ticket item is data. Nonprofits are finally using technology to analyze data to define algorithms, understanding more about their donors and more about their organization. But here’s a buzzword that’s been ringing in different parts of the sector: artificial intelligence...