5 Simple Strategies to Organize Your Nonprofit’s Donor Data

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jay Love Collecting data is an important part of your job as a nonprofit communicator. But if you aren’t organizing it in a way that is useful, you may be wasting your time and not being as effective as you could be. Your nonprofit should: Know what metrics you should be tracking.

Nonprofit Spring Cleaning Part One – Tackling Your Donor Data

Ann Green

Here are a few spring cleaning projects you can do that will benefit your nonprofit organization. Update and improve your donor database. Your donor database is an important tool and it needs to be up-to-date and filled with accurate information about your donors.

How to Collect Donor Data Without Being Annoying

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

One of my first questions for any new nonprofit client is: How good is your data? As a marketer, I want to build communication strategies that are founded on research and real insights from everyday donors. Option 2: Send a Quick Donor Survey. Rachel Clemens.

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How to hire a fundraising consultant

Wild Woman Fundraising

So you want to hire a nonprofit consultant. Answer- tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars, greater donor engagement, keeping your donors, finding new donors, and being less stressed- how much is that worth?) . Nonprofit HR and effectiveness.

Spring Cleaning Projects for Your Nonprofit

Ann Green

Those of us who don’t like to clean and organize put off these projects until piles of clutter start taking on a life of their own and your windows become so grimy you can’t even see out of them. As much as I dislike cleaning and organizing, I’m happy once it gets done.

Let Go and Freshen Up: Spring Cleaning for Your Nonprofit

Ann Green

As much as I dislike cleaning and organizing, I’m happy once it gets done. Your nonprofit organization should also do its own version of spring cleaning and decluttering. Clean up your mailing lists and database. 4 Tips: When to Remove a Lapsed Donor from Your Database.

I used to hate calling major donors! But now… Interview with Kristen Kennedy

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s just part of my day, like documenting donor conversations in my database or working on a proposal. ” Come to Kristen Kennedy’s session at the Nonprofit Leadership Summit for more! KK: Yeah, and that’s really being organized about it and just staying on top of it.

How Nonprofit CRM Management Can Improve Donor Stewardship

Ann Green

If your organization is looking for ways to amp up your donor stewardship and build better relationships with supporters, look no further than your nonprofit Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Segmenting donors to personalize your outreach. Asking donors to volunteer.

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What to Listen for in Donor Onboarding

The Agitator

More fundamentally, they change the economic engine from one of pure volume (make more, ask more with all its diminishing returns and inevitable slow/no growth trajectory) and guesswork on what to send, to one based on donor understanding.”. These identities change for each organization.

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

The Agitator

Twitterland, the nonprofit newswires, and my email lit up early Tuesday morning with news that Blackbaud, the largest provider of fundraising software to nonprofit organizations, had announced its plans to acquire Convio, one of its largest competitors, for $275 million. The purchase of Convio is the most recent acquisition Blackbaud has made to expand and solidify its position at the top of the nonprofit software and CRM market.

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Whether or Not to Publicly Acknowledge A Grant Donor, How To, and When To

Seeking Grant Money Today

When a nonprofit receives a grant, it is a moment to enjoy, but we all know the work doesn't end there. Part of the work remaining to be done is keeping the relationship up with that grant donor. I see in the donation thank you letter that I received that the nonprofit is currently providing (some service) to (some population) because of (some situation). The donor then consistently receives information about the organization (i.e. Honor the donor's request.

Master Monthly Giving: Q&A with Erica Waasdorp

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

I’m thrilled that organizations are widening their focus to include monthly giving and small to medium gifts. I think the main reason for this growth is fundraisers’ laser focus on donor retention. Why should an organization convert its donors from annual to monthly?

A New Online Fundraising Management Databse and Tool Offers Easy Fundraisng & Social Media Management, Too, But.

Seeking Grant Money Today

My husband is a techie and on Mashable , this weekend, he spotted a new online fundraising tool that combines fundraising software, a donations/donor database, and a social media fundraising system combined into one "easy to use" online fundraising tool called Stay Classy (and though it does not matter.the name really bothers me). Stay Classy is in a Beta or trial stage, currently, but is being used (or tested) by some large nonprofits such as the American Red Cross.