Clean data: It doesn’t sound sexy. Yet, without it, you are wasting time and money. Here are some great reasons to spend some time on your donor database.
A lot of money is given in the final 3 days of the year. What can you do to finish strong? Here are 5 things you can do to ensure your organization starts the New Year strong!
…I believe the concept of a culture of philanthropy or the lack of one is a useful idea for understanding whether or not an organization is ready to begin and sustain a development program.
However, I also believe that part of how receptive an organization is to a development program has little to do with how it feels about fundraising and more to do with how it feels about change.
After #GivingTuesday comes #ThankUNoteWed. To honor the occasion, I thought I’d round-up some good tips, advice, examples, and suggestions to help you on your way. While there are lots of great ideas and suggestions, the two most critical pieces of advice are to acknowledge gifts promptly and personally.
82% of the American public is apparently operating in blissful ignorance of a call to action that is being spread by a a large portion of the 7th largest economy in the world. There is a lot of “market share”still up for grabs.
The next few weeks are essential to nonprofits. 25% of all donations for the year come in between November 14 and December 14.
There is an out-pouring of gifts this time of year because people feel generous this time of year.
Many families decide that this is a great time to make sure that they teach their children about charitable giving and volunteerism. Some parents feel it’s especially important at this time of year to help children understand gratitude and the real meaning of the holidays. Still others are motivated by a desire to counter-balance the season’s commercialism and the focus on materialistic presents and desires for nonessential items.