Posts Tagged ‘donors’

Donor Gifts – To Give or Not To Give

TweetMany organizations revisit this topic year after year.  While some donors appreciate the acknowledgement, others may take offense to your organization spending the money they donated to help others on a gift for them. What is a non-profit to do? ...

Fundraising During The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

12.19.2016 · Posted in Fund Raising

TweetYear-end donations are what every non-profit looks forward to throughout the year. For some organizations, donations received at year-end will carry them into Spring and through the summer dip. Charity Navigator reports that 31% of all annual giving happens in December, with 12% of that giving coming in during the last 3 days of the ...

Fundraising Dinosaurs

11.29.2016 · Posted in Charity Events

TweetYou’ve gotten on board with social media, switched your newsletter to an e-newsletter format and maybe even upgraded to a web-based donor database, so why are you still using paper bidding sheets for your silent auction? With the greatest percentage of your donors and event attendees using a mobile device, using a mobile silent auction ...

Grow Your Donor Base Without Growing Your Staff

08.18.2016 · Posted in Charities/Not-For-Profits

TweetAs a member of the nonprofit community, hearing ‘grow your donor base without growing you staff’ probably induced a sigh and the thought that this surely means my development team will be stretched even further than they already are. Sometimes that team is a team of one. Put the worries away and try a new ...

Break The Fundraiser Mold

08.03.2016 · Posted in Charity Events, Fund Raising

TweetLive and Silent auctions have become common place at many fundraising events. Some organizations even host very successful stand-alone auction fundraisers. Just because the idea of an auction has become common place does not mean that your auction needs to be the same old thing. In order to keep donors engaged and excited, there are ...