One of the most important parts of your fundraising program is your donor communications strategy. Your donor communications are the links between your organization and your supporters. They form the basis of the ongoing relationship between … [Read more...] about The Power of a Donor Communications Calendar
Every non-profit organization needs a written fundraising plan in order to be successful. Whether you are launching a new organization and have yet to raise a dollar, or are a multibillion-dollar international charity, you need a fundraising … [Read more...] about How to Write an Effective Fundraising Plan for Your Non-Profit
Far too many non-profits agonize over how to find new donors. They beg board members for names, they send cold prospecting letters to the biggest philanthropists in town, and they repeatedly ask for donations on over social media… usually with … [Read more...] about Using the Non-Ask Event Strategy to Fill Your Donor Pipeline
The highest performing non-profits, in terms of fundraising, are successful because they have developed strong fundraising systems. This is true of both small, local charities as well as large international organizations. These systems make … [Read more...] about What Does a Good Fundraising System Look Like?
Fundraising events are a staple for most non-profit organizations. From black-tie galas to small cocktail parties in a board member’s home, events raise billions of dollars for non-profits every year. But events can be a huge drain on … [Read more...] about The 2 Biggest Keys to Holding Successful Fundraising Events
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 turnover, and constant … [Read more...] about Why Building Fundraising Systems is Important for Every Non-Profit