Showing Donor Appreciation During a Crisis: 6 Best Ways

Nonprofits have long depended on charitable contributions from supporters to fund their philanthropic programming and day-to-day operations. This hasn’t changed since entering a global pandemic—but it has become a bit more difficult.

Due to the […]

By |July 9th, 2020|

Cultivating Donor Relationships in 2020: 5 Best Practices

 

2020 has proved to be quite an unpredictable year. With a global pandemic forcing most of us to stay indoors and pause face-to-face interactions, many nonprofit organizations are unsure of their next steps and […]

By |June 9th, 2020|

Be Different

Recently, I heard a presenter who asserted that we should not focus on showing people that we are better, but rather that we are different. I’ve been thinking about that a lot, especially when […]

By |February 20th, 2020|

One Word for Major Gifts Fundraisers

Among the anti-resolution crowd, the trend for the New Year is to choose one word that will serve as your guide in 2018. If you select carefully, your word can define, focus, and motivate […]

By |January 8th, 2018|

Little Things Mean A Lot

Ten small ways you can show your donors you care:

When they send you an email or leave you a message, respond the same day. Even if all you say is, “I got your […]

By |August 10th, 2017|

8 Strategies to Engage Donors on the Move

The next time you’re sitting down at a restaurant, or in line for popcorn at a movie theatre, or even just waiting at a bus stop: take a look around.

What do you notice? What […]

By |March 21st, 2016|