Donor Relationship Management

Right Message, Right Time Means Big ROI
May 9, 2018 at 1:28 pm

We often get caught up trying to figure out how to motivate, “inspire” our supporters. It turns out that the thing we can do to inspire them most is to congratulate them for what they’ve already done...

Six Degrees of Major Gift Fundraising
May 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm

One of the tools that we use at Turnkey to recognize fundraisers for our various clients is called “behaviorally triggered email campaigns,” or BTEC. BTEC messages recognize what a supporter has done in real-time, like raise $150 for the mission. It also “pushes” them towards the next fundraising milestone—for example, raising $250. Raising $250 will […]

Major Gift Fundraising with Moves Management
May 2, 2018 at 1:42 pm

One of the tools that we use at Turnkey to recognize fundraisers for our various clients is called “behaviorally triggered email campaigns,” or BTEC. BTEC messages recognize what a supporter has done in real-time, like raise $150 for the mission. It also “pushes” them towards the next fundraising milestone—for example, raising $250. Raising $250 will […]

Effective Altruism (It’s Complicated)
May 2, 2018 at 12:26 pm

For some time now, we have been interested in a movement in the nonprofit industry known as “effective altruism.” We wrote about the topic here on NonProfit PRO in a blog way back in 2015. Effective altruism began as a research field which uses evidence-based data to maximize the effect of charitable giving to achieve the best outcomes possible...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 41: What Do Donors Really Want?
April 20, 2018 at 11:59 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: what donors really want, supporter engagement opportunities and treating your nonprofit like a business...

6 Things Nonprofit Donors Want
April 12, 2018 at 12:37 pm

As a leader, attracting new nonprofit donors and keeping them engaged is essential to your success. But what makes donors tick? And what do they really want from you?...

3 Supporter Engagement Opportunities for Your Nonprofit
April 12, 2018 at 12:29 pm

Nonprofits are always looking for ways to increase donor retention rates and supporter engagement—and for good reason! New donors are great, and your nonprofit needs a healthy flow of new donors to ensure a steady rate of growth...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 38: Building Strong Donor Relationships
March 23, 2018 at 2:11 pm

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: every human being has a calling, building strong donor relationships and finding an excellent nonprofit to work for...

What to Do When You and Your Donor Lack Chemistry
March 19, 2018 at 10:58 am

Capital campaigns rely extensively on large gifts. It’s common for 50 percent or more of the campaign goal to come from 10 gifts. So, the success of your campaign will depend on your ability to build strong relationships with the people who might make those gifts...