How your donors view money

Wild Woman Fundraising

Do you want more donors? If so, you might wonder where your current donors came from. But what makes your current donors give, and how can you get them to give more? What does donating truly represent to your donors?

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Use Facebook Live to Raise Money For Your Nonprofit

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

How to Use Facebook Live to Raise Money If your nonprofit is based in the US, and your Facebook Page is verified, you can fundraise within a Facebook Live broadcast. Feature donor stories in your broadcast. Tell your viewers the impact that one donor made.

INTERVIEW: How to get substantially more money per donor with Alan Bacharach

Wild Woman Fundraising

Your donors are going to love you for offering planned giving options to them. Because you’re allowing them to give you money instead of the government. Money that they would have to pay in any case can now go to you. Think long term and your donors will too.

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There Are Only Three Ways to Raise More Money

iMarketSmart

Every nonprofit organization needs more of two things: time and money. Hey, now that I think about, I could use more of those two myself… Time and money are the most valuable resources in the world , and for nonprofits the impact of having more of either can be immeasurable.

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Raise more money with donor-based fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Donor-based fundraising is a key to raising big money and it’s a critical factor in the Get Fully Funded system. Here’s a short video where I talk about donor-based fundraising.

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Is donor retention really where you should focus your time and money?

iMarketSmart

The market/sector has been ‘flooded’ with people talking about donor retention for many years now. Many of them make money selling software and services that supposedly help fundraisers improve their donor retention. Yet after all their talk, the statistics say that donor retention just keeps going down. The number of donors giving to charity keeps declining while total charitable dollars keep increasing.

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How You Can Get More Money Through Direct Mail: Interview with Jules Brown of “Dear Joan”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Image Creative Commons "Money" by Stuart Dootson). His blog, Dear Joan , is dedicated to helping smaller nonprofits write truly donor focused appeals that get better results and raise more money for your cause. I’m so excited to share this interview with you!

Are You Raising Money for Your Library?

Wild Woman Fundraising

How do you raise money for your library? How do you start to raise money for the library? Are You Raising Money for Your Library? Start by thinking about what your library represents in your community. What is your brand? How do people view you?

Raise More Money by Inspiring P2P Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Trying to think of ways to inspire them to raise money for you is much harder. Sure, some people will sign up for your event because they’re passionate about your cause and want to raise money to make a difference in the world. So how do you inspire those people to raise money?

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A Few Ways You Can Raise More Money in 2019

Ann Green

If it wasn’t, I have some suggestions about how you can raise more money – both now and throughout the year. Reach out to your lapsed donors. Send these donors a personalized appeal or give them a call. Take a good look at your list of lapsed donors. Happy New Year!

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Having trouble connecting with high net worth donors?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you ever struggled to connect with high net worth donors? Most of us cannot help but respect people with money. Sure, money is the main way we attain respect from others, and therefore the principal means of social self respect. How your donors view money.

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Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money!

iMarketSmart

Recommendations: >> Free eBook: Copywriting tips you can use to get more legacy gifts. >> How to write appeal letters to major donors. The post Finally, you can learn what words work to raise money!

Case Study: How can you make your letter appeal better?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Helping you find new donors. Helping you convince sponsors to sponsor your event, Helping you keep the donors you have. I want to help you shine and raise all of the money you deserve! Draft 1 of the letter, page 1.

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3 simple steps to get more money from donor-advised funds (DAF’s)

iMarketSmart

STEP 1- Find out who has a donor-advised fund (among your supporters, advocates, donors, members, alumni, subscribes, etc.). STEP 2- Engage with the people that have a donor-advised fund. Employ a hard ask by simply saying, “Have you ever considered using your donor-advised fund to support ?” Related Posts: >>Why I don’t cry foul when I hear how much money sits in DAFs.

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Raising Money with Direct Mail and Donor Newsletters

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You don’t need 100,000 people on your list to raise real money with your direct mail appeal, and Tom has the small yet extremely successful clients to prove it. Tom Ahern. I love Tom Ahern to bits.

Raise more money with donor-based fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Donor-based fundraising is a key to raising big money and it’s a critical factor in the Get Fully Funded system. Here’s a short video where I talk about donor-based fundraising.

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Raise more money with donor-based fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Donor-based fundraising is a key to raising big money and it’s a critical factor in the Get Fully Funded system. Here’s a short video where I talk about donor-based fundraising.

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TEST RESULTS: You Raise More Money When You Listen to Donors’ Preferences

The Agitator

We know that, given the options, many donors would give more if they could direct where their gift went (see, for example, here and here ). Donor acquisition Donor Centricity Donor Identity Research Testing Uncategorized premium

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Get more money with your year end appeal: Interview with Paul Bobnak of DMIQTV and Who’s Mailing What

Wild Woman Fundraising

Whether it’s a for-profit enterprise and a non-profit, it’s all about driving response, trying to get people to become engaged and invest their money. With nonprofits it tends to be more about building long term familiarity with the donors. Paul Bobnak interview 8/22/13.

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How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

J Campbell Social Marketing

How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online from Julia Campbell. Description of the webinar: Packed with practical, how-to advice and examples for small nonprofits on a limited budget, this free webinar will show you how to leverage your social media accounts to raise money and strengthen relationships with donors so they give again. Tips and examples of simple ways to use the major platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube – to raise money and build community.

Book Review: How to Raise Money for Political Office

Wild Woman Fundraising

This week I’m reviewing a book called How to Raise Money for Political Office by Brandon Lewis. Why do political donors give? Here are the 12 different parts of a fundraising email, according to How to Raise Money for Political Office. Reiterate when you need the money by.

Book Review: It’s not just about the money

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s called “ It’s Not Just About the Money.” Asking for money face to face is the most effective way to fundraise. Schriefels and Perry talk about 4 steps to develop a compelling case for a major donor. Select the right donors.

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Can raising money be like building furniture?

iMarketSmart

They care immensely about the donors they serve too. I even know plenty of fundraisers that have developed loving relationships with donors over the years. For the donor, the fundraiser works hard to craft the perfect fit— with precision. So she hands over her hard-earned money.

The State of Nonprofit Donor Retention (And What To Do About It)

EveryAction

As a general rule, retaining existing donors costs less than acquiring new ones. Current donors are a curated universe who have already demonstrated a belief in your organization’s mission, and willingness to take action toward it. Start with a donor stewardship program.

How success and happiness relate to the raising of money

iMarketSmart

Oh, and this applies to your donors too. Bottom line… When it comes to the raising of money (especially major gifts and legacy gifts), the transaction is the achievement that finally occurs as a result of your dogged pursuit of worthy goals.

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5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

J Campbell Social Marketing

You may have heard of the mammoth success of the nonprofit charity:water and its effectiveness in raising money online. Here are 5 ways that your small nonprofit can start raising money and awareness just like charity:water: 1) Learn the model. What is your donor experience?

It Takes More Than Luck to Keep Your Donors

Ann Green

Donor retention rates continue to be poor, especially for first-time donors. Donors don’t keep magically donating to your organization and you can’t hope you’ll get lucky and they’ll donate again. You need more than luck to keep your donors. You need good donor relations.

How to get money in the mail

Wild Woman Fundraising

get money in the mail. Here’s a prezi that tells you all about how to getting money in the mail through direct mail appeals. Follow me on twitter if you like to get advice about fundraising and getting more money for your charity!

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How to Attract and Keep More Monthly Donors

EveryAction

Monthly donor or sustainer programs are a relatively low-effort and high-impact way to increase donor retention and donor lifetime value, while also providing a steady and predictable stream of revenue that can help your nonprofit better budget and plan for the future.

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Spruce Up Your Donation Pages (and Make More Money!)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tom Ahern, fundraising and copywriting expert, is presenting a two-part webinar series next week only on donor-centered websites : Writing a Donor-Centered Website. During this training, you will learn how to: Welcome strangers into your donor family. Retain far more new donors.

What really rich people want

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you responsible for building the relationship and asking them for more money than you will make in 10 years? I mean, if they have all of the money they could ever need, what would motivate them? Let’s think about our major donors for a second. Who is a major donor?

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Ready for Year-End? Here Are 10 Easy Things You Can Do to Raise More Money

EveryAction

Below are some quick and easy things you can do to raise more money. Consider having your donors sign an email to thank other donors. It just needs to make your donors feel good. Right person, right message, right time is the key to getting donors to give.

5 tips to waste your money in fundraising

Wild Woman Fundraising

Don’t thank donors or volunteers. Don’t worry about keeping your donors. Just try to get as many new donors as possible! If you’d rather not waste your money in fundraising, then do yourself a favor and get on the Fundraising on a Shoestring Webinar on March 10th !

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Donor Sexual Harrassment

Wild Woman Fundraising

How we deal with female donors versus male donors -are we equitable in our treatment of donors, as couples, do we talk more to the man than the woman? Many women with front-facing donor roles are subjected to harassment by donors or board members or other staff.

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Starting Over #10: Understand Money

The Agitator

Nowhere is this myopia more noticeable and dangerous than when it comes to donor acquisition and retention. “Oh Board Meeting Swipe File Direct mail Donor acquisition Donor retention / loyalty / commitment Fundraising analytics / data Nonprofit management Starting Over premium

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3 Ways to Turn #GivingTuesday Donors Into Year-Round Supporters

J Campbell Social Marketing

I have seen nonprofits spend so much time this year working on their campaigns, creating buzz and excitement, thinking of ways to bring in new donors and get supporters excited before year-end. We know what donors want. The donor knows what to expect with each interaction.

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16 Simple Things Your Best Donors Want

iMarketSmart

Here’s my list of essential major donor needs that you must aim to fulfill: 1. Your best donors want you to do the important work they can’t or won’t do. Your best donors want you to give them the credit and praise for your achievements. Your best donors want empathy.

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The 4 Questions You Need To Answer When Raising Money Online

J Campbell Social Marketing

Raising money online seems to confound many nonprofits, especially smaller ones. In order to reach donors and compel them to give online, your nonprofit needs to answer these 4 questions: 1) Why are we fundraising, and why right now? Online donors (and traditional, off-line donors!)

Make Your Nonprofit Stop Bleeding Money-Interview with Pamela Uppal

Wild Woman Fundraising

How can you make your nonprofit stop bleeding money with turnover? In the last week, I actually was presenting at the Money for Our Movements conference in Atlanta, and I referenced your work both times in both my presentations there. But part of what I said in my trust presentation is how can we build trust with our communities, with our donors? It’s a little bit more complicated in our sector, because where is that money going to come from, right? We need more money.

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More on All Donors as Major Donors

A Small Change

I was blown away with the incredible responses in the All Donors as Major Donors post. ” One major point was that treating all donors as major donors is not possible either logistically or cost-wise. Capital & Major Donors major donors transformational giving

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. If you think you should be making more money from your current list of supporters, this webinar is for you! 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.

How to prospect and qualify major donors with Jeff Scheifels- Free Webinar

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you wondering where all of the major donors are hiding? “How to Prospect and Qualify Major Donors for Your Nonprofit,” September 23rd, 10am PT -11am PT, and learn how to find major donors for your nonprofit! Your next major donor may be right under your nose!

Would you give money to this person?

iMarketSmart

I think all of us would agree that one of the most basic reasons why any major donor would give you and your organization money is because they trust you. Don’t you think a major donor will look there to see who you are before they meet you?