Monthly Giving

What Can You Do for Donors During Thanksgiving Week?
November 17, 2022 at 10:51 am

I know you are focused on Giving Tuesday, but what is often forgotten is how to show gratitude for past giving. I suggest making this week, leading up to Thanksgiving, the time to say “thank you.”

Add a Monthly Gift Ask to Your Welcome Email Series
October 6, 2022 at 11:27 am

Can we finally bury that myth that you can’t ask too soon?  Research proves it’s just a myth. To improve retention, you simply must get that second gift from your donor as soon as possible. Those organizations that do that are ahead of the curve.

How Are Recurring Donors Doing in This Economy?
September 29, 2022 at 11:10 am

Remember, in a down economy, recurring gifts may be the best way for donors to continue their support as they can afford smaller gifts. Donors want to continue to help. The more you do to let them know this is an option, the more donors will consider it.

Are You Ready to Panic Yet?
September 22, 2022 at 10:17 am

Change is inevitable, but nobody likes it — me included. What doesn’t change is that every year around this time, fundraisers are starting to get overwhelmed. Some are even starting to panic.

Be Cautious When You Transition to a Different Sustainer Processor
September 8, 2022 at 11:26 am

There is an important new trend where nonprofits have to or want to transition from one recurring donor processor to another. And there's been horror stories about the number of sustainers a nonprofit can lose if the organization doesn’t do it right. 

Monthly Giving Continues to Be Strong Among Older Donors
July 14, 2022 at 11:10 am

As prices go up and inflation is a reality, are you worried about what’s going to happen with monthly donors? I’m right there with you. That’s why I was excited to see Enthuse’s “Donor Pulse Report: Summer 2022."

Now Is an Exciting Time to Ask for a Monthly Gift Upgrade
June 16, 2022 at 12:29 pm

If you have a sustainer program that’s been around for a few years, you must consider upgrading them at least once a year. And while you may be hesitant, now is an excellent time to consider asking for an upgrade. Everything has become more expensive — food, pet food, gas, utilities, etc. Hence, operating your nonprofit has become more expensive as well.