Covenant House

Online Fundraising: The Hidden Costs of Credit Card Donation Fees
October 16, 2014

For many organizations, it's easy to take that initial credit card transactions contract for granted and basically forget about it. But that may be a mistake, as many nonprofits pay higher rates than they need to, meaning less money going to the mission and more money going to payment processing fees.

Delivered: Nonprofit Organization Mailers in the Mailbox This Month
February 28, 2014

Rails-to-Trails' mailer is the gift that keeps on giving. Any donation earns the giver four free issues of Rails to Trails magazine and members-only discounts on the conservancy's other publications and gifts; in addition, those who donate more than $18 receive a free T-shirt.

World Wildlife Fund's mailer is effective in that it contains just three inserts and a self-addressed stamped envelope.

New York City Rescue Mission's pocket-size request highlights some overly specific donation numbers: $12.84 to help six people, $17.12 to help eight people and $27.82 to help 13 people.

Website: Covenant House
October 1, 2013

FundRaising Success announces the 2013 Gold Awards for Fundraising Excellence Website winner: Covenant House.

DMANF Honors LW Robbins President Lynn Edmonds With Max Hart Award
January 15, 2013

The Nonprofit Federation of the Direct Marketing Association (DMANF) is pleased to announce the selection of Lynn Edmonds, president of LW Robbins, as its 2013 Max L. Hart Nonprofit Achievement Award recipient. The Max L. Hart Nonprofit Achievement Award, presented annually at the Washington Nonprofit Conference, recognizes career accomplishments by an exceptional fundraising professional with a track record of service, leadership, innovation and integrity.