How and When to Text Donors on Giving Tuesday (Ideas for Using Text-to-Give Tools)
Texting is a surefire way to ensure your message is received, with 90% of messages being read within 3 minutes of being sent. That’s why more and more nonprofits are leveraging fundraising software and integrations that allow them to text donors, often called text-to-give tools, especially on Giving Tuesday when it’s important to act fast Read More »
26 Techniques to Thank and Inspire Your Donors
Most nonprofits understand the importance of fundraising, but they often overlook a crucial aspect of the process: expressing gratitude to their donors. Thanking your donors is not just a one-time event; it should be an ongoing practice that is integrated into your organization’s culture. In this blog post, we will explore 26 remarkable techniques to Read More »
So you’ve lost funding. What now?
How to Diversify Your Fundraising Portfolio to Prepare for Emergencies There are so many reasons nonprofits lose access to once-reliable funding. Perhaps a major donor who consistently gave year after year needed to take care of their grandchild’s unexpected medical expenses. Perhaps a family foundation changed priorities, and your nonprofit is no longer eligible for Read More »
5 Tips to Secure Second Gifts from First-Time Donors
Donor acquisition is often a keystone of any fundraising strategy. Garnering interest in your cause and recruiting new audiences to support you is a worthwhile investment. However, the cost of acquiring new donors is significantly higher than retaining existing donors, so donor retention is often a more effective fundraising tool. But that’s not to say Read More »
Work Smarter, Not Harder: 6 Tips for Scrappy Fundraisers
If you’re the sole fundraiser, passionate founder, or full-time volunteer of a small nonprofit, you already know how to turn a little into a lot. You’ve got a special type of drive, grit, and determination that elevates communities and makes real, positive change in people’s lives. But as dedicated as you are to your mission, Read More »
Worried About Over-Soliciting Your Donors? Don’t Be!
Donors who give their second gift within three months of their first gift have a lifetime value nearly double that of donors who give every twelve months