STUDY: Growth Trends in Fundraising

A new study was recently released that highlights growth trends in online fundraising, advocacy, and nonprofit organizing.

The 10th annual M+R Benchmarks Study, dubbed “Benchmarks X”, examines growth trends in 2015 data collected from over 100 organizations across multiple sectors of the nonprofit industry.

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REPORT: Creating Better Donor Relationships

It's not easy to build lifelong donor relationships.

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Intuition Versus Insight

Gain insight into your nonprofit decisions with facts and figures, not guesses. 

Recently, I was having a conversation with an acquaintance of mine who happens to be the Chief Operating Officer of a midsize nonprofit. We were discussing the intersection of donor acquisition and data.

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Creating Nonprofit Visual Impact

Hack your nonprofit's "elevator pitch" with visuals to attract donors more quickly and effectively.

 

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The Generous Generation: Millennials & Nonprofits

It's tempting for nonprofits to court Millennials.

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Beyond RFM: Constituent Analytics

Discover how to identify, evaluate, and motivate your donors 

Recency. Frequency. Monetary value. The all-powerful RFM.

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Prescriptive Analytics: Using Data to Make Great Decisions

Does analysis matter?

The world of data analysis is filled with swirling information from countless directions, as well as complex nomenclature and acronyms. But at the end of the day, what really matters to your mission is action and results.

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Microsoft Wins CRM Magazine Market Leader Awards

Microsoft Dynamics wins CRM Magazine Market Leader Awards in Enterprise CRM, Midmarket CRM, Small Business CRM, and Sales Force Automation categories.

StratusLIVE for Fundraisers is built on the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform for many good reasons. And we're not alone in recognizing Microsoft as the clear leader in CRM technology.

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Use This Checklist To Help Donors Get The Message

There are plenty of ways to send a message. You could make a call, pay a visit, rent a billboard, write a letter, or even send a fax.

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5 Fundraising Lessons from 2016 Presidential Candidates

While most nonprofits can't enlist the help of Super PACs to raise millions, there are still plenty of fundraising and marketing lessons to learn from the current crop of presidential hopefuls.

According to the Federal Elections Commission, over $400 million has already been raised so far this election cycle by all candidates combined, including Super PAC funds.

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