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Q&A: Doctors Without Borders Explains Its Donor-Centric Model

Currently, Kim Goldsmith-N'Diaye, director of development at Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders in the U.S., leads all of the fundraising at MSF, including mid-level gifts, major gifts, planned gifts, corporate gifts and foundation gifts. In an exclusive interview with NonProfit PRO, Goldsmith-N'Diaye shared more about MSF’s donor retention efforts, gave an overview of its communications strategy, explained why its monthly giving program is so critical and much more.

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The Nonprofit Crash That’s Heading Our Way
August 5, 2021 at 11:51 am

GameStop made headlines around the world this year. You might be wondering, as a nonprofit professional, what this has to do with the industry. What you’ll soon discover is that a nonprofit crash is in the making. Moreover, leaders in the social good sector who believe “it can’t happen here” are mistaken.

Holding Events or Building Communities — Where Is the Money?
August 5, 2021 at 11:35 am

We thought events were the point and that the event’s success would drive our success. Doing our business that way means we have to acquire 75% of participants each year. That path means we don’t retain many donors. In effect, we are letting our prospective constituents use the community clubhouse for a party, but we’re not making sure they move into the community. We aren’t good at helping people move into the neighborhood, but we sure know how to rent out that clubhouse...

Meghan Markle Partners With Nonprofits for 40x40 Women Mentorship Initiative
August 5, 2021 at 10:35 am

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex founded The Archewell Foundation to uplift and unite communities, and its latest endeavor will work with three nonprofits with a history of helping women or mobilizing volunteers. In celebration of Meghan Markle’s milestone birthday yesterday, she has pledged to give 40 minutes of her time to mentor women reentering the workforce and is asking her friends to do the same...

Are You Thanking Your Donors Properly?
August 4, 2021 at 8:33 pm

Expressing your gratitude is crucial to securing long-term support. With these 7 FREE templates, you can write meaningful, authentic thank you messages and learn tips to improve the quality of your relationships with donors, volunteers or partners. Ready to say thanks? Download Your Templates.

Is Your Fundraising Leaving Dollars on the Table?
August 4, 2021 at 3:22 pm

When you’re running fundraising campaigns, it can be easy to continue doing things the way you’ve always done them. But did you know you might be leaving precious dollars on the table? In this guide, you’ll learn some simple things you can start doing right away to make sure you’re getting all you can out of your fundraising efforts.

How To Engage New Audiences on Facebook Using Messenger
August 4, 2021 at 1:03 pm

Let’s walk through how you can use Facebook — specifically, Facebook Challenges and Messenger — as a tool to engage new audiences and raise your relationships (and revenue!) in 2021 and beyond. Facebook Challenges open the door for engagement with new supporters and Messenger seals the deal. Let’s dive in to explore both...

Q&A: Doctors Without Borders Explains Its Donor-Centric Model
August 4, 2021 at 12:26 pm

Currently, Kim Goldsmith-N'Diaye, director of development at Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders in the U.S., leads all of the fundraising at MSF, including mid-level gifts, major gifts, planned gifts, corporate gifts and foundation gifts. In an exclusive interview with NonProfit PRO, Goldsmith-N'Diaye shared more about MSF’s donor retention efforts, gave an overview of its communications strategy, explained why its monthly giving program is so critical and much more.

Building Highly Successful Fundraising Campaigns: Featuring Amanda Hughes, CEO & President of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake
August 4, 2021 at 9:22 am

Join Amanda Hughes, CEO & President, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake, and Chris Fink, Chief Client Success Officer & COO, Arreva, as they share step-by-step guidance on building highly successful campaigns. During this workshop you will go from the ask, with prospect identification and qualification, to engaging your board and solicitors, to building the ask, to leveraging best practice strategies to reach and exceed your goals. Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Register, even if you can’t attend, and you’ll receive a video recording of the workshop.

Volunteer-Management Tool Mobilizes 20,000 Volunteers for Week of Service in LA
August 3, 2021 at 12:16 pm

Nonprofits often have to mobilize a large number of volunteers quickly and efficiently to make an event run smoothly and keep expenses down so money raised can go directly toward the cause. Love Has No Limits and Stand Together Foundation recently activated 20,000 volunteers for more than 120,000 combined service hours in just one week via a technology platform...