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3 major donor myths broken by Andrew Olsen


Andrew Olsen knows a thing or two about direct marketing. On his blog , he debunks 3 major donor myths that pertain to marketing. Click here.

6 Tips for Launching Your Own Member Month Campaign

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

December is done. Looking for your next great fundraising campaign? Try a member month campaign. Starts at 1 p.m. ET today so sign up now! Steal Ideas.

Do Your Organization’s Values and Brand Intersect?

Mission Minded

Does your brand reflect your values? To be effective, it must. Though brand can be a confounding subject, in its simplest definition, brand is just another word for reputation. Your logo is not your brand. Your mission statement is not your brand, and neither is your name. Your brand is the set of ideas people […].

Ep204: How This Restaurant Turned a Dessert Into a $200k Cancer Fundraiser

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to co-founders Kevin Finn and Mark Edelson of Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant. Download the transcript.

It’s time for the nonprofit sector to stop whining about Donor Advised Funds


I’m getting really tired of hearing people complain about donor advised funds. For instance, recently it was reported by the Chronicle of Philanthropy that dollars put into DAF’s grew by 300% in the past 6 years compared to just a 13% increase in charitable giving during the same period. Stay with me on this. They’ve given it away!

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Nonprofit Writing Prompts for March

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Haven’t quite filled in your content calendar for next month? On the Calendar. 3/2: Dr. Suess’s Birthday. are favorites. 3/17: St. Spring.

You’re Lucky To Have Your Donors

Ann Green

Do your donors know how lucky you feel to have them support your organization? Patrick’s Day is coming up so you could use that as a theme. THANK YOU!

Trying to break into fundraising?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Are you wondering how to break into fundraising? Maybe you’re coming from college and you’re wondering about fundraising as a career.

Is PayPal Really Your Pal?

The Agitator

billion in contributions last year. However…”.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Canva shares 10 tactics for launching on social media and generating buzz, inspired by companies who’ve done it [with free templates].

What’s Going on in March

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Kerri Karvetski shares creative ideas on how to raise money throughout the year. Starts at 1:00 p.m. ET (10:00 a.m. Learn More and Register. In Person.

Boss clueless about fundraising? Here’s what to do

Wild Woman Fundraising

Read part ONE of this interview here ! You talked a little bit about concepts of money. But what else? Make it easy for them. Do they know it upfront?

You Really Need a Fabulous Case for Support

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Whether she actually asks it out loud or not, a donor’s first question is always: “Why Should I Give You My Hard Earned Money?”

How to manage up in your fundraising job

Wild Woman Fundraising

MT: Hey, everybody. Welcome. This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising and I’m so happy to introduce Kishshana Palmer. Kishshana, hey. KP: Yeah.

Your Ultimate Final, Penultimate Final, Last Final Renewal Notice. Absolutely. We’re Serious.

The Agitator

In Are You Beggar or a Fundraiser , Tom featured an email appeal from the Democratic Congressional Campaign (DCCC) that exuded the distinct odor of desperation. Well, Tom, I’ll see your begging, desperate email and raise you from 8 Final Notices to 18! Yes, eighteen. Not only do.

Roger’s Blood Pressure

The Agitator

For months now, I’ve been sensing the steady rise in Roger’s blood pressure. I’ve watched two things in particular get him agitated … First, the glacier-like pace (and that’s me being charitable) with which fundraisers have responded to declining donor retention rates.

Fundraising And ‘Connected Spenders’

The Agitator

Do you need to know the latest consumer spending behavior in Indonesia, Pakistan and Nigeria? Probably not a lot of those addresses on your donor list … nor on any mailing list! What’s a ‘connected consumer’ and why should you care?