Posts Tagged ‘donors’

Online Giving Continues to Grow!

03/20/2014 · Posted in Fund Raising

Congratulations! You have done it again. Yes, philanthropic online giving grew another year. According to the 2013 Blackbaud Giving Report, “Online giving grew 13.5% in 2013 compared to 2012. Large organizations grew by 12.7%, medium organizations grew 11.3%, and small nonprofits grew 18.4% on a year-over-year basis. That’s a further increase over 2012’s 10.7% growth ...

That Gift: Is it to your organization or to the board member?

02/26/2014 · Posted in Fund Raising

Pick any nonprofit. Pick any Board of Directors. Pick any Board training and you will find your typical ‘top 5 ways’ for board members to raise money for your organization. With the exception of a few board governance models (e.g. Carver model), some would debate that a board member’s number one volunteer job function is ...

Auction Item Fatigue

05/13/2013 · Posted in Charity Events, Fund Raising

Live 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 ...

How To Appeal To Both The Rational And The Emotional Donor

02/14/2013 · Posted in Fund Raising

As fundraisers, we need to know as much information as possible to effectively reach our donors and gain their support.  Understanding whether to appeal to donors rationally or with an emotionally is a question that we all struggled with. It might seem that an emotional appeal is a no-brainer, depending on the mission of your ...