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Fundraising Planning for the New Year! Free Webinar January 28th

Wild Woman Fundraising

If your fundraising plan languished in a drawer last year, you’re not alone. Have you finished your fundraising plan for the year yet?

Year-End Fundraising Decisions to Make Now

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m coaching a fundraising team at a national nonprofit that wants to revamp its annual communications calendar. For example.

Year End Fundraising Numbers

The Agitator

A perennial question in fundraising shops between now and the end of January will be, “Did we make the numbers for 2015?”

Death of a Fundraising Evangelist

The Agitator

Tony Elischer, the international fundraising evangelist known for his oft-flamboyant conference presentations and passion for our profession, is dead.

‘Great Fundraising’

The Agitator

“What differentiates great fundraising from the average, good or poor?” As in 2X, 3X or 4X their organization’s ‘normal’ income. Roger.

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Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

Wild Woman Fundraising

My role was to raise UCF’s profile, fundraise, communicate with donors, help develop the local team’s skills – and fundraise some more!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jeff Brooks tell us why bad news works in fundraising. How was your week? Care to join me for some Mixed Links? Nonprofit Training. Try this.

Cable News Fundraisers

The Agitator

Tom’s  Does Your Fundraising Depend on Urgency  posted last week would suggest so. Last January in  Better or Worse World ? Communications Direct mail Donor retention / loyalty / commitment Fundraising philosophy/profession premiumIs there a similarity between cable news and the way some nonprofits operate? For many.

EOY Hacks: 8 Online Fundraising Ideas to Save Money + Time

EveryAction

Me: I know our readers are up to their eyeballs in work from now until January. Brilliant Nonprofit Guru: End-of-year fundraising.

How can you become a successful fundraising consultant?

Wild Woman Fundraising

She has written so many books about fundraising, and she’s also been consulting for a really long time. Nobody wants to do fundraising.

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) has released its findings in inforgraphic form from their latest survey. Happy Friday, everyone!

12 Digital Fundraising Trends

The Agitator

Bryan Miller at blog Giving in a digital world has made a herculean effort over the month of January to unload a pile of insights about online and mobile fundraising. He’s grouped them together in this post , which has the links to each of his 12 January posts on the subject. Trend #3 – Augmented Reality.

#Development: Postal Service Rates To Rise on 27 January

Non Profit Marketing 360

We hope you will join us for our ongoing conversation with a successful thought leader in the world of fundraising! 45 to $.46. 32 to $.33.

What are you planning for? Fundraising Predictions for 2012

Wild Woman Fundraising

Fundraising Predictions 2012. Unless you’re fundraising for the arts or the environment. Really. Isn’t this exciting?

2015 Digital Fundraising To Do List #1 Conversion Rate Optimisation

Giving in a Digital World

If you were to tear-up half of the cheques you receive to a direct mail appeal then you would clearly be a crazily bad fundraiser.

Mixed Links on Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Social Media + Fundraising. Is social fundraising the wave of the future? Welcome to this week’s edition of Mixed Links! Great!

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Fundraising Year In Review

The Agitator

As we head for 2011’s fundraising finish line The Atlas of Giving on Friday reported that overall giving this year will finish 7.4% We’ll know more when The Atlas of Giving releases its 2012 Forecast in mid-January. In 2010 self-mailers accounted for only 4% of fundraising mail, but that represented a 12 percent increase over 2009.

#GRANTS: WLR Automotive Group Looking To Give $25K Away In January

Non Profit Marketing 360

” The $25,000 to be given away in January 2013 is their biggest set of donations yet. Click to nominate an organization.

How to Plan For Fundraising Success in 2014

Wild Woman Fundraising

When you plan your fundraising, you know what’s coming up, and you can achieve a less stressful job! fundraising plan can help you plan to succeed, by laying out your goals and working backwards. Have you ever wished for more direction in your fundraising program? Have you ever made a fundraising plan? Is it live?

Upcoming Fundraising Coach Speaking and Trainings

Fundraising Coach

Here are the upcoming trainings and talks for November 2014 into January 2015. Fundraising Training and Keynotes. ONLINE: Ask Without Fear for Auction Donations Webinar , November 3. I''ll be sharing how to apply major gift fundraising strategies to your auctions and special events! Fundraising in any country is challenging.

[Guest Post] How to Make Your Fundraising Plans for Next Year Better… and More Effective

Fundraising Coach

I''ve been enjoying Joe Garecht''s work at The Fundraising Authority for years. You can connect with Joe on Twitter @FundraisingAuth. Engage 3.

Using Psychology To Fundraise

The Agitator

Back in January I noted an article by Claire Axelrad — 9 Valuable Shortcuts to Influence Nonprofit Donors — in which she described how to use some proven precepts of persuasion psychology to improve your fundraising prowess. So, what makes a consumer buy? Sense of urgency — no explanation required. Scarcity — a.

YOU! Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 20, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 12, 2015.

My test for great digital fundraising content

Giving in a Digital World

Breaking it down, to help illustrate what I mean: Does it make good use of the digital opportunities available to really bring me closer to your work?

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Our Annual All-Access Pass is on sale for $499 through January 8th. Two weeks to get your Christmas shopping done! New to nonprofit marketing?

A Brilliant Stewardship Plan for Legacy Society Donors From Down Under

iMarketSmart

Too many fundraisers aim only to get people to say, “ You’re in my plan! There’s brilliance down under!  . bequest newsletters.

2015 Digital Fundraising To Do List #3 Allocate Budget For Paid Social Media

Giving in a Digital World

So, what’s a fundraiser to do in the new ‘Pay to Play’ world of Social Media Promotion? Well, the first thing is not to panic.

6 Ways to Get More Online Monthly Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Launch a Monthly Donor Campaign in January. Fundraising Nonprofit CommunicationsPhoto Credit: https://flic.kr/p/aVmeYp. Offer a Match.

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E-Clinics on Nonprofit Writing and Online Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It starts next Thursday, January 13, and costs $299. Online Fundraising Boot Camp for Small Nonprofits and Small Fundraising Departments. I am teaming up with the Nonprofit Technology Network to offer this three-part webinar series. I’m offering two special e-clinics this month. 20 Days to More Powerful Nonprofit Writing.

Twitter Webinar January 30!

Fundraising Coach

For fundraisers, it’s another tool in your emerging social media tool chest to tell your story, build your brand and increase stewardship among supporters. There’s even a special price if you sign up by January 16. hour fundraising seminar you can learn from right at your desk! Radio Show. Pitman, FundraisingCoach.com.

To-Die-For Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 26, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 20, 2015.

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Imagine! Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 26, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 20, 2015.

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Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 12, 2015. Nonprofit Marketing & Communications Jobs—January 6, 2015. Paul, MN).

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Next Level: Setting up your first fundraiser to succeed

Wild Woman Fundraising

MT: Let’s talk a little bit about hiring your first fundraising professional, because you’ll also be talking about that at the conference.

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My Year-End Advice? Use real words. Mostly verbs. Not too much.

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s year-end fundraising time. Aggressive fundraisers will send multiple emails between Dec. OK, copywriters. Listen up. Promise!

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12 Digital Fundraising Trends for 2012 – A Quick Round-up

Giving in a Digital World

Back at the start of January I set myself the target of publishing twelve posts on trends I think are going to prove important to digital fundraisers this year – both as a means of kick-starting my own thinking after the holiday season and to help inform your planning considerations at this key time in the year.

Three Fundraising Lessons from a 365-Day Experiment

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But I’m frustrated by their fundraising appeals. Take the survey and get a free copy of our trends report in January. Period.”.

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can register now for this free webinar from Gail Perry at Fired-Up Fundraising – Last Minute Fundraising Strategies to Take You Over Goal!

INTERVIEW: With Craig Linton, The Fundraising Detective!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Like, do the fundraising professionals in the UK get taken for granted, just like in the US? How did you get involved in fundraising?

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can also register for a free webinar on December 12th that will preview the results of the survey before the full report is released in January.