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5 Trends to Watch for Nonprofit Communicators in 2020

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The coming weeks are the busiest of the year for nonprofit communicators. GivingTuesday will gobble up much of our attention during the first week of December. Then comes the critical end-of-year giving season.

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What Does Thanksgiving Have to Do with Fundraising? A Surprising Amount.


“You can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.”. I wasn’t frustrated. If anything, I was disappointed. How could I forget that quote?” I thought to myself. I was sitting in our CEO’s office.

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Fundraisers: Stop Blaming Facebook For Donors Not Wanting to Hear From You

J Campbell Social Marketing

It’s year-end giving season, and GivingTuesday is fast approaching. . Nonprofits of all sizes are in a frenzy about the Facebook $7M match ( more on that here ) and whether or not they should use Facebook charitable giving tools. .

Trustee Table: Listen in for an Inspired Approach to Strategic Planning

Mission Minded

If you’re already a listener of The Trustee Table, a podcast from NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools), you know that. The post Trustee Table: Listen in for an Inspired Approach to Strategic Planning appeared first on Mission Minded. Blog Independent Schools

Stand Out from the Crowd with a Welcome Series

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We have only had a little over 300 people take our 2020 Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey , but if these (very) preliminary results hold, then a majority of nonprofit organizations are not sending a welcome series to new subscribers. (By

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Newsletter: You Should Adopt This Creepy Phone Tactic from Wayfair ; Sales of Mr. Rogers’ Iconic Sweater Support Namesake’s Charity ; The Best Charity CEO on Twitter

Selfish Giving

I've written before on how to turn your homepage into a lead-generating machine. You'll need an email pop-up and a service that pings you when a company visits your site (e.g. Leadfeeder, VisitorTrack, Leadberry ). The next step is to take a page from Wayfair's playbook.

Launching Campaigns a Week or More Ahead of Giving Tuesday

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m writing this on Tuesday, November 26, which is one week before Giving Tuesday 2019. I’m getting lots of “Save the Date” email messages from nonprofits. Some of them include soft asks about giving now, ahead of Tuesday.