Monthly Giving

Nonprofit Sustainers Are Growing Like Hot Cakes
July 15, 2019 at 12:17 pm

I just got back from the 14th Bridge Conference, energized by new ideas, case studies and proven fundraising “old” basics that still work and will continue to work as long as donors are human beings. I was privileged to co-present a first sustainer, full day, pre-conference workshop with the “Sustainer Brains.”...

Why ACH/EFT Increases Your Monthly Giving Retention
July 8, 2019 at 12:03 pm

If you’ve been following me for a while, you already know that monthly giving is not a one-shot deal. It’s an ongoing promotion of the concept. It’s literally planting of the seeds and watering. It’s always reminding donors how easy it is to give monthly and how easy it is on their budget...

How Do You Manage Your Monthly Giving Program?
July 1, 2019 at 11:35 am

Good news! Monthly giving is one of the few groups of small donors that is (still) growing. Not surprisingly, because organizations have started focusing on it over the past few years...

Check Your Monthly Donor Journey
June 17, 2019 at 11:29 am

I just attended Fundraising Day in New York. One of my favorite sessions was about sustainers, of course! It was led by great moderator Paul Habig from Sanky; and two experienced monthly donor fundraisers, Luke Franklin from the ASPCA and Emily Stevenson from EDF...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 92: Secret Sauce
June 14, 2019 at 10:50 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: elements of a good major gift program, monthly donor secret sauce and nonprofit recruitment and retention...

What’s the Monthly Donor Secret Sauce?
June 10, 2019 at 12:26 pm

What’s the monthly donor secret sauce? This was one of the questions that came up in a recent podcast I recorded. The answer is that there really is no secret sauce for generating more monthly donors other than...

1 Penny Could Make a Difference—The Start of Monthly Giving
June 3, 2019 at 12:04 pm

I challenge you to take a look at those little donors and see how many times they’re sending you their pennies or quarters. I bet it’s probably quite often! So all in all, those many little gifts make up for much bigger ones...

Monthly Giving Is the Smart Answer
May 30, 2019 at 10:52 am

Monthly giving is clearly a solution to securing increased giving within your annual fund. One-time giving decreased by 2%. But monthly giving increased by 17% and represents 16% of all online revenue. What are your current stats for monthly giving? I ask because whatever they are, strive to double them...

Monthly Donors: What to Do When Things Go Wrong
May 20, 2019 at 12:14 pm

Of course in your organization, nothing ever goes wrong with your monthly donors. But what would you do if something did? Would you hide? Would you stick your head in the sand and let someone else handle it? Or would you consider your donors and confess?...