Donor Segments

The 5 Donor Love Languages
June 9, 2017 at 12:01 pm

If love is the answer, what was the question? It seems the question on our minds these days is, "How do I raise more money" or "How do I retain my current donors and get them to give more?"...

What the Democratization of Data Means for Nonprofit Leaders
June 6, 2017 at 10:29 am

Modern technology allows us to easily collect and analyze data, as well as gain valuable insights from it. This capability is now available to nonprofits of virtually any size and type and can be tremendously effective at helping them reach people, grow their organization and meet their other goals...

6 Recommendations for Monthly Donor Prospects
June 5, 2017 at 10:46 am

The best monthly donor prospects are donors who currently give you gifts of $100 or less. They are not your big check writers; if they did send you a $100 check, it was probably a stretch gift for them. Instead, monthly donor prospects are donors who can make small gifts more often...

Cultivation Builds Confidence and Yields Results
May 31, 2017 at 10:40 am

There is no substitute for effective and focused cultivation. It brings new donors into the fold, and it strengthens the bonds with existing donors. It also helps nurture staff and volunteers—coaching and training them for a campaign...

How Many Monthly Donors Can You Expect?
May 30, 2017 at 11:44 am

That was one of the questions someone asked me after a recent webinar. That is the $64 million question, isn’t it? The answer may surprise you, because it differs by organization size and organization’s motivation to grow its monthly donors...

The Fundraiser's Guide To Intelligent Retargeting
May 25, 2017 at 10:10 am

If love is the answer, what was the question? It seems the question on our minds these days is, “How do I raise more money” or “How do I retain my current donors and get them to give more?” And understandably so. Whether you’re reading the latest research from Adrian Sargeant, PhD, or the Association […]

Rise of the Donor-Advised Fund: A Fast-Growing Vehicle to Charitable Giving
May 25, 2017 at 9:41 am

In our sector, we are constantly faced with obstacles of how we can increase charitable giving; but more particularly, how can we get our donors to continue to give over the years. A donor-advised fund is an account sponsored by a nonprofit organization that enables donors to give to charities and receive tax benefits—essentially a charitable savings account…