Donor Welcome Kits: Like a Fresh, Warm Loaf of Homemade Bread

Donor Welcome Kits: Like a Fresh, Warm Loaf of Homemade Bread

A few weeks ago, Russell, my husband, and I visited a new church. As we were leaving the church, a church member gave us with a loaf of homemade bread. Whether you do it virtually or through the postal system (or both), you want your donors to feel welcome. Think: warm, fresh, homemade bread—plain, simple, humble, but sincere and effective—that’s what our new donor welcome kits need to be.

A Road Trip Without a Road Map

A Road Trip Without a Road Map

A nonprofit trying to raise more money without a development plan can be a lot like a Jon Bauer road trip—there’s a destination in mind, but the route to the destination is fuzzy and success relies on faith and good fortune. Unexpected detours and delays to be expected.