Donor Retention

Donor Retention Fundraising

3 Major Takeaways from CrowdRise’s Data Report

In a new data report from CrowdRise, we can make three big conclusions about participation in social media fundraising and what that means for fundraisers.

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Asking for Donations

As long as you avoid these common mistakes, your fundraising efforts will be just fine—even if your palms are still a little sweaty.


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Step Away From the Plaque (And Get to Know Your Donors)

We need to stop spending energy brainstorming what stewardship initiatives donors might like, and first take the time to learn what each of them loves.

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The Importance of the Thank You: Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

Developing a donor-centric gift acknowledgment policy is key to ensuring our donors feel appreciated and our board members are excited about fundraising.


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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Fundraising Appeal Letter

Let’s explore the most common mistakes you could make when writing your fundraising appeal letter, so you can avoid them at all costs.

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How to Grow Your Individual Donor List

Here are some tips on how to grow your individual contributor list so that you’re not just leaning on outside foundations or banks.


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How to Make Giving Easy for Your Donors

These days it’s all about convenience. Here are some tips on how to make your online giving experiences more sophisticated.

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Donor Trips as a Different Way of Fundraising

If your donors come from all over the world, face-to-face interaction isn’t always possible. That’s where donor trips come in.


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Tips to Successful Fundraising: Put Donors First

Donors lay the framework for sustaining your nonprofit. You can’t do much of anything without them, so make them a priority!

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Style Guide: Investor Presentations

Lost on what to wear when making your pitch to investors? Fear not! We’ve got tips for you on how to style yourself before the big ask.