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What’s your relationship status? No-no, I mean, with your donors. Are you retaining them after they’ve made their first gift? Do they vanish after their appearance at your Fall gala?Get the free ebook, Your Donor Retention Toolkit, to learn from fundraising guru, Pamela Grow, what it takes to turn those more »

Fundraising Essentials: Your Donor Retention Toolkit

Fundraising Essentials: Your Donor Retention Toolkit What’s your relationship status? No-no, I mean, with your donors. Are you retaining them after they’ve made their first gift? Do they vanish after their appearance at your Fall gala?Get the free ebook, Your Donor Retention Toolkit, to learn from fundraising guru, Pamela Grow, what it takes to turn those more »

DonorPerfect’s Greatest Hits: 2018 Top Fundraising Content

DonorPerfect’s Greatest Hits: 2018 Top Fundraising Content

(Fund)raise the roof! It’s about to be 2019. That means a fresh start to trying new fundraising strategies and finding one that really sticks. Whether you’re trying to make it to Beyonce-status in the nonprofit world or you’re aiming for your next event’s attendance to look something like that of more »

7 Ways to Improve Donor Retention with DonorPerfect

7 Ways to Improve Donor Retention with DonorPerfect

When you run reports on how many of your constituents donated to your organization this year, it’s nice to see a large number. It’s especially nice to see new names come up in those reports. But a common misconception is that it’s the quantity of donors that matter. Sure, you more »

30 Words to Use Other Than “Support”

30 Words to Use Other Than “Support”

Do your annual thank you letters or emails sound like everyone else’s? Or worse yet, are you repeating the same phrases over and over again in your year-end fundraising appeals, thank you letters and annual report? It’s time to change it up! Here are 30 personal ways to let your more »

DonorPerfect Users Raise 27% More on #GivingTuesday 2018

DonorPerfect Users Raise 27% More on #GivingTuesday 2018

From buzzy crowdfunding pages to heartfelt donor emails, #GivingTuesday fundraising campaigns from the DonorPerfect Community generated an incredible increase in engagement across the board.Founded by the 92nd St. Y, #GivingTuesday is a social media movement that celebrates human kindness and generosity by encouraging people to support and promote nonprofit organizations more »

Trends in Donor Advised Funds

Trends in Donor Advised Funds

Donor-advised funds are a popular and flexible charitable giving vehicle. Some donors know exactly how they intend to use their donor-advised fund from the moment they set it up. Others know they want to be philanthropic, but maybe not how or when, and choose a donor-advised fund as a tool more »

How to Measure #GivingTuesday Impact

How to Measure #GivingTuesday Impact

How will you know if your Giving Tuesday campaign is a success? With DonorPerfect’s reports you can analyze the impact of your Giving Tuesday fundraising efforts and plan for next year. DonorPerfect has a TON of different reports to track just about any metric you want. It’s one of the more »

Release Announcement: How Engaged Are Your Donors?

Release Announcement: How Engaged Are Your Donors?

Relationships are the key to successful fundraising. Now you can know in an instant how engaged your donors are. In our November release of DonorPerfect coming this weekend, Donor Profile, puts key donor insights and information right at your fingertips to help you build better donor relationships.   Key Donor more »

5 Tips to Boost Your Monthly Giving Program for Giving Tuesday

5 Tips to Boost Your Monthly Giving Program for Giving Tuesday

Recurring donations are funds you can count on. They provide reliable cash flow for your organization. Why? Because on average, recurring donors give more money for more consecutive years than single-gift donors. Here’s how to retain your existing monthly giving donors and get buy-in from new ones this Giving Tuesday. more »

Release Announcement: 3 Search Tips to Manage Donor Information

Release Announcement: 3 Search Tips to Manage Donor Information

Nonprofit professionals are some of the busiest people on the planet! If you’re like most DonorPerfect users, the Search function is key to getting things done. Whether you are adding a gift, a donor or both, Search helps you save time and manage donor information quickly and easily. Given how more »

3 Ways to Track #GivingTuesday Donation Form Performance

3 Ways to Track #GivingTuesday Donation Form Performance

Have you ever been in the middle of a fundraising campaign and realized that you were below your target goals? Don’t let this happen to you this Giving Tuesday. DP Online forms gives you the ability to track your Giving Tuesday Donation form performance at any point in your campaign. more »

The Anatomy of a Successful #GivingTuesday Email

The Anatomy of a Successful #GivingTuesday Email

This post is contributed by our friends at Constant Contact, an easy-to-use email marketing platform designed to help nonprofits like yours spread the word about your mission.As a nonprofit, your schedule is more than jam-packed – but with the holidays right around the corner, now is the time to sit more »

Release Announcement: Avoid These 3 Crowdfunding Campaign Mistakes

Release Announcement:  Avoid These 3 Crowdfunding Campaign Mistakes

Crowdfunding offers donors an easy way to support your organization with individual fundraising pages they can create, personalize and share with family and friends. While easy to set up, your crowdfunding campaign still requires time and attention to meet your fundraising goals. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! In this more »

DPCNC Session Spotlight: Getting Started with DonorPerfect Online Forms

DPCNC Session Spotlight: Getting Started with DonorPerfect Online Forms

More and more donors are giving online as their preferred giving method. Learn how to provide your constituents with the same luxury using DonorPerfect Online Forms!In the Getting Started with DonorPerfect Online Forms session at this year’s DonorPerfect Community Network Conference, we’ll get you set with DonorPerfect Online Forms by more »