How Many Donor Databases Are There?

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I thought it might be useful to compile a list of all of the commercial donor databases I’m aware of. This list came from my head, my bookmarks, and lists compiled by NTEN and Idealware for their donor management software surveys (and I’m not certain all of these are actually donor databases). Feel free to let me know what I missed, which systems no longer exist, and which aren’t really donor databases.

3 Ideas for Getting the Word Out to Your Donors About Online Fundraising Campaigns

J Campbell Social Marketing

How can you expect donors to find your organization and contribute if you don’t make them aware of your campaigns? Below, you’ll find three ideas for promoting online fundraising campaigns to donors. That’s where donor segmentation comes in. 3: Retaining the Donors.

Deeper Dive into the Knight Foundation's Connected Citizens Report: Building Connections and Engaging Your Community

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Solving problem means bringing in people with different ideas. Donor Databases Case Studies & White PapersThe intent of our report Connected Citizens: The Power, Peril and Potential of Networks , was to explore the role of networks in community life and how loose networks of individuals are affecting social change. . Recent rapid advances in digital media and technology have changed how people connect to information and how they connect to each other.

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33 Ideas that Change the Fundraising Game

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Fundraising Social Networking Web Site 101 Email 101 Donor Databases Nonprofit Marketing Training Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help.

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5 Simple Strategies to Organize Your Nonprofit’s Donor Data

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jay Love of Bloomerang joins us today to give you ideas on organizing all of your data. Luckily, there are many simple strategies your team can try to make the most of your donor data. Maintain clean donor profiles. Track individual donor relationships.

13 Secrets of Holiday Fundraising Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Fundraising Social Networking Web Site 101 Email 101 Donor Databases Nonprofit Marketing Training Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services. Inspire your donors. Provide a warm welcome - an orientation email is a nice idea!

How to Build Donor Loyalty

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We are very excited to have donor research expert Adrian Sargeant join us for a brand new webinar this month on donor loyalty. Adrian will show you the latest research and findings from the world of donor retention and how you can apply it during a BRAND NEW WEBINAR you won’t want to miss: How to Build Donor Loyalty: Lessons from Testing and Research. Adrian knows why some donors stick around and others disappear.

Are you using that all wrong?

Fundraising Coach

Donor Database. If this is all you''re using your donor database for, you''re using it wrong. Used well, donor database system can be use to honor donors. Rather than showing them by talking about your nonprofit, you need to make donors the hero.

Three Wise Investments That Can Help You Raise More Money

Ann Green

Invest in a good database. Plain and simple, a good database can help you raise more money. You can segment your donors by amount and politely ask them to give a little more in your next appeal – $35 or $50 instead of $25. You can send special mailings to your monthly donors.

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5 Ways to Thank and Recognize Your Donors Using Digital Tools and Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Donor attrition continues at a startling rate. Some nonprofits are losing as many as 90% of their first-time donors on an annual basis! The average across all types of donors isn’t much better, with about 59% of annual givers dropping off the radar each year. . Donor Spotlight.

How Making Smart Investments Will Help You Raise More Money

Ann Green

Invest in a good database. Why You Need a Good Donor Database. It bears repeating because a good database can help you raise more money. You can segment your donors by amount and politely ask them to give a little more in your next appeal – $35 or $50 instead of $25.

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How to keep your donors in 2016

iMarketSmart

In the nonprofit world, it’s widely recognized that retaining donors can be quite challenging. I believe this has led many nonprofits to focus instead on continuously acquiring more donors. Key donors hop away. Now you can crack the code to donor retention too!

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Are You on the Road to Improvement?

Ann Green

Speaking of thank yous, did you give your donors a memorable thank you experience after your last appeal, and do you thank them regularly? Send a special thank you message to your donors this summer. Keep thanking your donors throughout the year. Be donor-centered.

7 Techniques to Boost Donor Engagement

Fundraising Coach

Does it meaning getting involved in other roles like volunteering or getting more donors to read your communications? Once you have an idea of what that engagement looks like, use the following seven techniques to amp up donor engagement. Be genuine when asking donors to engage.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Michelle Scharlock

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We also spend this time discussing different ideas for fundraisers, events, marketing strategies, etc. If I don’t have any immediate projects to take care of, I often use the morning to talk to other staff members about upcoming projects and bounce ideas off of people.

Still-Time Summer Marketing Sizzlers

Getting Attention

There’s no better source of ideas, guidance, and support! Here’s where you rely on your robust, reliable donor management software. The more you know and log about your prospects and donors, the better you’ll connect with them. Ask committed donors to step up when others won’t.

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Don’t waste time trying to copy the #icebucketchallenge

Fundraising Coach

These Kicks are designed to remind them to get out from behind their desk to interact with 5-10 major donors and prospects. million raised from existing donors plus 1.2 million new donors. Invest in a great donor database & learning how to use it.

Time For Some Spring Cleaning

Ann Green

If the idea of doing any type of cleaning makes you want to scream, just think of how much better you feel when it’s done. Clean up your mailing lists and database. Don’t wait until right before your next mailing to clean up your donor data. Is Your Organization Donor-Centered?

13 Tips for Raising Money Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Fundraising Social Networking Web Site 101 Email 101 Donor Databases Nonprofit Marketing Training Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services. Some people get the idea and just want to click to the donation form.) Tis the season for email marketing.

10 Things to Avoid in Email Campaigns | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Fundraising Social Networking Web Site 101 Email 101 Donor Databases Nonprofit Marketing Training Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services. And isnt that the whole idea? After all, we think the best idea is the one that suits you and your audience. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help.

Any Color You Want … As Long As It’s Black

The Agitator

Take for example online CRMs and donor database systems. Viable alternatives now range from the inexpensive online donor management systems like DonorTools ($30 a month), to the highly sophisticated new cloud-based system Affinaquest ($99 per month for up to 10 users) designed and built by Jeff Shy, the creator of Sage Millenium. database marketing Don't Miss these Posts fundraising higher ed marketing nonprofit management nonprofits online fundraising

Author Interview: Three tips for thriving in the digital age

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This could be anything from adding social media information to the fields in your donor database to changing the way we set expectations for our employees. You can’t reply on that Access Database when the other nonprofits you are competing with have Salesforce for nonprofits. We hire all these people in their 20’s and 30’s and then say no to all their big ideas. The book is how to say yes to those big ideas

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10 Steps To Re-infusing Passion Into Your Organization | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Fundraising Social Networking Web Site 101 Email 101 Donor Databases Nonprofit Marketing Training Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services. Take steps to fall back in love with donors. It is the donor who truly owns the charity. Focus especially on donor letters that express gratitude for being able to serve. Have a donor come in and address employees in a company or department meeting. Share your ideas with us.

Affordable New Tools and Strategies for Online Activism | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Fundraising Social Networking Web Site 101 Email 101 Donor Databases Nonprofit Marketing Training Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help.