June 4, 2020

Are You Reporting Donor Impact to Your Staff?

by Jeff Schreifels

You know how Richard and I are always talking to you about reporting back to your donor the impact their gifts are making, right? And the reason we do it is that the lack of reporting back is still the No. 1 reason why donors stop giving to you…


3 Strategies to Get Creative With Donor Acquisition

by Claire Axelrad

So, where do new nonprofit donors come from? From putting yourself out there! Stop saying, “If people only knew about us, they’d support us.” Waiting passively for folks to be attracted to you is a losing proposition. Your job is to proactively attract them…


Every Nonprofit Needs Internal and External Ambassadors

by F. Duke Haddad

Every person who works for a nonprofit or is associated with an organization internally is an ambassador of that organization by virtue of association. As an employee of The Salvation Army, I wear, with pride, a shirt with the logo of The Salvation Army. Volunteers also wear clothing that signifies an association with the organization…


6 Ways to Fundraise With Video

by Tracy Vanderneck

If your organization is a university or hospital foundation with millions in the bank, then hiring a company to do all video-related communications for you might make sense. For everyone else, the important thing is to share your organization’s mission story in a compelling way – and “compelling” doesn’t necessarily mean professionally produced. Use your iPhone or Zoom or whatever tool you are comfortable with to do the recording…

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6 Easy Steps to Grow Donors and Contributions Using Data

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