Donor Relationship Management

Planned Giving
August 14, 2019

Planned giving prospects demonstrate significantly different wealth and philanthropy characteristics from major gift prospects.

Building Grantmaker Relationships in a Non-Relationship Society
August 7, 2019 at 1:04 pm

Building a good relationship with funders is as important today as it has always been, but how do you build any sort of camaraderie if phone and face-to-face contact seem to be “out” and text and email are “in”? The answer, I believe, is simply learning how to communicate well.

Someone Just Called to Say They Cared…
August 5, 2019 at 12:25 pm

In this day and age, where so much is automated and computerized, it’s good to know that we’re also human beings who, every now and then, just want to know that other people care. So think about this the next time you decide what it takes to better steward and recognize your donors. 

Donor Relationship Transformation Through Personalization
July 30, 2019 at 11:51 am

The donor giving path today is very different from that of the past. Not so long ago you could draw a straight line from the mailbox to a donation. But for modern constituents—the Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials alike—their journey is far more tangled.

4 Strategies for Nonprofits to Attract Donors
July 2, 2019 at 11:54 am

There’s no daily grind quite like that of nonprofit fundraising. While working at a nonprofit is intrinsically rewarding in countless ways, most industry veterans can recount horror stories of months (or even years) where their nonprofit was barely hanging on and that next grant or big donation meant the difference between keeping the lights on…

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 94: An Issue of Technical Communication
June 28, 2019 at 9:45 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: better understand monthly donors, lead change at your nonprofit and correcting the issue of technical communication...

Building Institutional Relationships in Fundraising
June 5, 2019 at 11:17 am

As I transition into a new position, I reflect on the many relationships I have developed over the years and how those relationships have played a role throughout my nonprofit journey...

How This Nonprofit Uses Stories to Increase Its Donor Engagement
June 4, 2019 at 1:40 pm

We’re in a revolutionary time when people are becoming more and more philanthropic and charitable giving is as easy as a click of a button. It’s because of this that nonprofits need to take their donor engagement strategies more seriously...