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5 Action Tips for Nonprofits to Develop and Share Helpful Content

In Part 1 of this three-part series we discussed how ‘thank you’ establishes trust – the essential foundation of all lasting relationships. In Part 2 we discussed how to sustain trust by reporting back to donors, multiple times in multiple ways, on the outcomes of their philanthropy. Today, in Part 3, we’ll discover how to…

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Limited Support on Presidents’ Day 2018

We’ll be out of the office on Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of Presidents’ Day and will resume responding to support requests on Tuesday, Feb. 20. If you have any questions, please email us at support@bloomerang.co. Be sure to register for one of our upcoming webinars! Author information Jason Oliver Director, Customer Support at Bloomerang Jason…


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Why You Should Research the Data Conversion as Much as the Fundraising Software

So, you’ve decided to purchase a new donor database. You’re feeling great about your decision and just KNOW it will help you nurture those critical relationships more effectively, communicate efficiently and raise more money! One more step remains though, before you can get to enjoy your fundraising success. You need to migrate your data from…

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One Simple Exercise Led To The Best Nonprofit Board Meeting Ever

After attending nonprofit board meetings for the last 30 years with organizations ranging from brand new 501c3’s to larger established ones, it surprises me to say that the best board meeting I ever attended was my first board meeting ever. It was a cold Saturday in January. The organization was fairly new, but they still…


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Should Fundraisers Friend Donors on Facebook?

Social media is great for connecting with true friends and close family members, but it also creates awkward situations when a friend request comes through from a person who we might not went to let into our private lives just yet. A co-worker, a distant cousin, a new acquaintance. What about a fundraiser? Should they…

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Top 7 Drivers of Donor Love and Loyalty

In Part 1 of this three-part series we began a conversation about making donor retention a priority with a focus on 10 ways to say thank you. ‘Thank you’ establishes trust – the essential foundation of all lasting relationships. To sustain trust, and build upon it, you must report back to donors on the outcomes…


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[VIDEO] How To Find And Get Grants

Join Micki Vandeloo, GPC and Margit Brazda Poirier, GPC for an introductory webinar for those new to grant seeking and grant writing. Full Transcript: Steven: Good afternoon, everyone, if you are on the East Coast, and good morning if you were on the West Coast or somewhere in between. Thanks for being here for today’s…

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3 Ideas for Leveraging Program Staff for Fundraising

Your program staff can be an invaluable resource to fundraising efforts. The more opportunities you give them to spend time with donor prospects, the better those prospects will understand your mission. Here are three ways to get your program staff more involved with fundraising: 1. Make an introduction to those most engaged in the heart…


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5 Concrete Ways To Improve Nonprofit Financial Health

Once any person associated with the nonprofit world reads the extremely revealing and recently released Oliver Wyman report entitled: “The Financial Health of the United Stated Nonprofit Sector” https://learn.guidestar.org/hubfs/Docs/The%20Financial%20Health%20of%20the%20US%20Nonprofit%20Sector.pdf they will be seeking actions to alleviate most, if not all of the key findings outlined below if any of them apply. Any single one of…

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[FREE EBOOK] The Fundraiser’s Guide to Loving Lapsed Donors

Lapsed donors are complicated. Some stopped because life got in the way. Some stopped because you got in the way. Some aren’t even actually lapsed, even if you think they are. While prevention is the best strategy for tackling low donor retention rates, there’s a lot of value in taking action after a donor stops…