Tips to Identify your Funders' Centers of Influence

Imagine walking into a room filled with individuals who shared similar characteristics with some of your most loyal donors and contributors. These individuals understand your mission and vision, and they have a propensity to Read more

Is your Donor Database a Goldmine?

There is so much data sitting right in front of your eyes.  If you work for a non-profit, you probably look at your donor database many times a day, or maybe not.  Maybe you have come to love your excel spreadsheet more and Read more

A Guide to Donor Engagement Scoring

Thinking back to our blog post from a few weeks ago, “8 Key Fundraising Strategies Your Non-Profit Needs to Have in Place This Year,” a post on Donor Engagement Scoring seems aptly timed. When your organization puts together Read more

8 Key Fundraising Strategies Your Non-Profit Needs to Have in Place This Year

Good planning is the foundation of good fundraising.  Far too many non-profits “fly by the seat of the pants” when it comes to fundraising.  They try to do too much, they incorporate every idea they get from their board, Read more

14 Great Ways to Say, "Will You Make a Donation to Our Non-Profit?"

There’s no doubt about it… making asks can be one of the most intimidating tasks for any fundraiser.  The thought of sitting down across the table from someone and asking them to give your organization $5,000 or $50,000 is Read more

How to Measure and Reduce Donor Churn

Donor churn is the percentage of your donors who choose not to donate again.  Donor churn is an important nonprofit metric to measure and take steps to reduce the number of donors who will not make a donation the following Read more

How to Raise More Money for Your Non-Profit .. with Less Stress and Hassle

The vast majority of non-profits are struggling when it comes to fundraising. They may be raising enough money to keep their programs going, or even growing… but they’re doing it with too much stress, constant staff Read more

Microsoft Teams Means Productivity Gains

Microsoft Teams application is now available for Office 365 users. So what is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams is the new chat-based workspace for teamwork in Office 365. Read more

Building Lifetime Donors

What's in it for me? In this "what's in it for me" world, you can usually tell when someone only wants something from you. Well, guess what. So can donors. Read more

[REPORT] The Nonprofit Overhead Disconnect

The nonprofit overhead debate rages on as organizations and their rating agencies take a closer look at what it means to be an effective nonprofit.  In 2013, three major agencies that evaluate and serve the nonprofit Read more

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