Donor Relationship Management

Why You Should Stop Being a Hero
February 14, 2018 at 12:40 pm

As we scroll through headlines and highlights triumphantly displayed on our social media feeds, it’s hard to feel that we who answer phones, enter gift records, clean office dishes and chip away at “To-Do” lists will ever arrive at greatness. Can you recall the feeling that, although your nonprofit has a meaningful mission, your workweek just feels like uneventful routines and ordinary tasks?...

Donor Management: 5 Ways to Organize Your Supporter Data
February 8, 2018 at 11:53 am

Donors are a major part of any nonprofit’s efforts—they are the ones funding your mission after all! It only makes sense, then, that smart nonprofits would have a strategy in place for managing all of the data that comes along with donor relationships. Luckily, donor database software (also known as nonprofit constituent relationship management or…

How Can Nonprofit Organizations Fix a Strained Donor Relationship?
January 29, 2018 at 12:37 pm

Everyone makes mistakes, but sometimes these errors can be costly to your nonprofit organization. They can affect the donor relationship and leave a hole in your fundraising efforts. A dissatisfied donor can withhold funding, making it more difficult for your organization to reach its goals. According to a report by NonProfit PRO, in 2014 every…

Why Nonprofits Need to Chase—and Keep—Millennials
January 24, 2018 at 11:37 am

Remember the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? It was one of the most successful fundraising challenges in recent times, with over $115 million raised, not to mention priceless public awareness. And the driving force behind that campaign? The enthusiasm of Millennials…

Optimize Your Salesforce Nonprofit Solution
January 10, 2018 at 5:51 pm

Are you living a meaningful life? After a pause to consider, most of us will answer, “not sure” or “not really.” It’s a hard question to empathically answer, “yes!” without doubt. As we scroll through headlines and highlights triumphantly displayed on our social media feeds, it’s hard to feel that we who answer phones, enter […]

4 Steps to a Healthy CRM Intervention
January 9, 2018 at 4:36 pm

Are you living a meaningful life? After a pause to consider, most of us will answer, “not sure” or “not really.” It’s a hard question to empathically answer, “yes!” without doubt. As we scroll through headlines and highlights triumphantly displayed on our social media feeds, it’s hard to feel that we who answer phones, enter […]

How to Begin Attracting New Donors to Your Organization
January 9, 2018 at 10:24 am

To begin attracting new donors to your organization, you first need to step back and determine a strong and compelling case for support. Without a rationale for giving, you won't be able to attract any new donors to your organization...

Accept No Substitutes
December 14, 2017 at 11:05 am

Several years back, a popular consumer product used the tag line, “Accept no substitutes,” to claim singular distinction for their product. The implication here is that the quality of the product is so high, the essence of the experience so fulfilling that you’ll never want anything else. Ever...