Fundraising

9 Tips For A Compelling Fundraising Letter

9 Tips For A Compelling Fundraising Letter

Over the years of helping nonprofits and ministries raise money, I have learned some essential characteristics of successful fundraising letters to inspire donors to generously respond. Here are nine tips to incorporate in your next fundraising letter to improve response: Use Compelling Opening Lines in the

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Digital Fundraising

One Word For Successful Digital Fundraising

Building a fundraising platform is an important but complex undertaking. There are many systems, processes, and elements needed to be effective. Once the necessary structure and machinery is in place and a sound strategy is employed, the big thing needed for success is synergy. According to

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Thank You

The Power of a Timely Thank You!

TAKE ONE Let’s suppose you were invited to a wedding of a long-time acquaintance. You are excited for your friends and want to do something nice for them, so you go the extra mile and get them an extraordinary wedding gift. After the wedding, you forget

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Maximize Your Year-End Fundraising Revenue

The holiday season seems to arrive earlier each year! The reason for this is November and December are the two biggest months of the year in sales for businesses and are crucial for the bottom line. How is your organization preparing to maximize its year-end fundraising

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Supercharge Your Digital Fundraising By Being Timely

An effective fundraising strategy always requires ongoing and consistent communication to the donors. However, in our dynamic culture, unfolding news events capture the public interest and simultaneously potentially create funding opportunities. The question is, if a relevant news story broke tomorrow morning, would you be

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How Fundraising is Like A Great Movie

I like movies. They are a great touchpoint for the culture. They forge emotional bonds. I can still remember the first time I saw Star Wars, Superman, and even Casablanca. What makes these movies memorable? What makes them have a connection? There are good movies and

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7 Tips to Boost Your Online Fundraising Results

The rise of online fundraising has opened up a lot of possibilities for nonprofits. It has become one of the most popular and effective ways for organizations to raise money! Here are some statistics and trends revealing why online fundraising is a “must-have” channel in a

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3 Tips for Better Online Fundraising

One of the biggest obstacles to innovation is success. When we find something that works, we tend to stick to it and stop looking for new ideas. If you are trying to raise money online, this is a big mistake. Just because something you are doing

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Choosing the Right Agency for Public Relations

Public Relations is an important consideration for every non-profit organization. Using an agency for PR can provide additional insights and opportunities to raise awareness, increase engagement, and establish your brand in the hearts and minds of your people. Boutique and specialty agencies have seen their share

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donor

Are You in a Relationship with Your Donors?

Fundraising is imperative for a non-profit’s survival – but effective fundraising is critical for growth and profitability! There are many ways to raise money, but the key is to utilize proven fundraising principles that minimizes your risk of losing money, engages your donor base, and converts

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