Recurring Donations

The Value of a Monthly Donor Concierge
May 12, 2022 at 12:11 pm

Some organizations have implemented a special monthly donor concierge. It offers a fantastic opportunity for nonprofits to build relationships with their monthly givers. Nothing is a more powerful motivator than speaking to donors and finding out why they give monthly.

Will 2022 Show the Tipping Point for Recurring Gifts?
January 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm

You know I’m always on the lookout for new statistics and trends. I couldn’t do my job without it and I wish there were a lot more available on recurring giving. That’s why I was really excited to read the recent Blackbaud Institute study, “Tipping Point: Aligning with Supporters in a Changing World.”

Are There Links Among Donor Budgets, DAF Gifts and Recurring Giving?
December 16, 2021 at 8:00 am

Did you know that Americans who include monetary charitable giving in their annual budget gave nearly seven times, on average, than those who do not budget at all? That’s the outcome of the online survey of more than 2,000 U.S adults conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Vanguard Charitable, a nonprofit that administers donor-advised funds (DAFs).

Ask Donors To Consider a Recurring Donor Advised Fund Gift
November 11, 2021 at 11:41 am

Donor advised funds are all the craze lately. Now is the time to motivate those donors who want to optimize their tax deductions this year to consider a gift from their donor advised fund. But did you know that you can ask donors to consider recurring gifts from their donor advised fund?

Who Are the Quiet Leaders in Sustainer Giving?
October 18, 2021 at 11:21 am

What’s the first nonprofit you think of with a huge sustainer program? Did you guess your local public broadcasting station? Probably not. But yet, most public TV and radio stations are leading the pact when it comes to sustainer giving. They started asking for monthly gifts many years ago.

Don’t Ever Give Up on Monthly Giving Programs!
October 4, 2021 at 9:36 am

The theme of the exhibits at the Wright Brothers National Memorial visitor center focused on several wonderful motivational messages, which helped to motivate the Wright brothers. But those are also oh so true when it comes to monthly giving...

Create a Magical Experience To Grow Recurring Donors
September 27, 2021 at 11:47 am

I especially like the magical approach that the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children took instead of referring to the donor newsletter. It’s funny how something as simple as this can get the creative juices flowing. You indeed can create some magical experiences for your recurring donors...