I titled this post “Robots and Major Gift Officers” to get your attention and to make the point that it would be ridiculous to even consider that a robot could be a major gift officer. But I also want to make the point that in your daily major gift work, you have to guard that you don’t do robot-like work.
Just like donor-advised funds are growing, I foresee that recurring gifts from DAFs will grow as well. It’s yet another way for donors to support your organization on an ongoing basis. And the gifts are certainly nothing to sneeze at!
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: 40 nonprofit trends for 2019, peer-to-peer fundraising study and metrics for measuring nonprofit success.
My 10 year-old daughter reads a monthly kids’ magazine that includes a calendar spread featuring obscure but charming national holidays, like National French Fry Day or National Bring-Your-Fidget-Spinner-to-Work Day. This Friday is National Nonprofit Day.
If you have ever played baseball, you would be familiar with the term “cycle.” The cycle is hitting for a single, double, triple and home run. These hits allow the hitter to end up at first base, second base, third base or home plate, respectively.
Welcome back to The NonProfit Voice Podcast! In this episode, Nhu Te, Editor-in-Chief of NonProfit PRO, sits down with Mike Kinney, managing director of digital fundraising at Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, and Marc Rubner, CEO of DonorDrive, to explore creative ways of using livestreaming in fundraising.
Email marketing is a key strategy for any nonprofit’s overall fundraising strategy. While email is a digital platform for persuasive rhetoric, which can be used to help convince people to donate, this can only be done when email is used correctly.
Today’s nonprofits are not just focused on getting the donation; they are now more focused on understanding donor behaviors, so that they can understand how they can resonate with their donors and connect with them in an authentic way. Classy recently released a new report, “The State of Modern Philanthropy 2019,” where it analyzed trends in return donor behavior.
Emerging grantmaking trends are all about empowering grantees for sustainable success. Here’s what you need to know to rise with the newest grantmaking trends!
Next time you send a survey to your monthly donors, ask them why they’re giving monthly. Collect the answers and put it into a word cloud yourself. It’s a tremendous visual way to see what’s important to your donors. You can put it on your bulletin board, and you could even put it in other communications.