Essential Advice and Resources for Bloomerang Customers – COVID-19 / Coronavirus | Remote Fundraising

Essential Advice and Resources for Bloomerang Customers – COVID-19 / Coronavirus | Remote Fundraising2020-05-22T08:12:24-04:00

We have compiled a library of advice on how to leverage your Bloomerang database in the wake of the new coronavirus and its impact on the nonprofit sector.

This page will be updated. To suggest additions, please email

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, please refer to the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.

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Using Bloomerang during COVID-19

Mobile Tips and Tricks for GivingTuesdayNow: Campaign Progress, Activity Feed, Quick Contact | Video (2.5 minutes)

Bloomerang Product Chat: Connecting with Donors During COVID-19 | Slides

Report on Lapsed Donors | Video (6 mins)

Create a call list and phone interactions in Bloomerang | Video (4 mins) | COVID-19 Call Script from Pamela Grow

10 Donor Types to Communicate with During COVID-19

Bloomerang COVID-19 Fundraising Success Stories

  • Willamette Humane Society generated a 227% increase in donor support compared to the same period last year.
  • Naperville Education Foundation raised over $100k from a special COVID-19 fundraising appeal campaign despite an in-person event cancellation.
  • Ada Jenkins Center raised nearly $100k from a special COVID-19 fundraising appeal campaign despite an in-person event cancellation.
  • Peace Community Center transformed an in-person event into a multi-touch email campaign that raised over $118k.
  • Boys & Girls Club of Boone County talks about how their programs have pivoted in light of the coronavirus outbreak, and how the community has responded.

Recorded Webinars

Report on Your #GivingTuesdayNow or COVID-19 Campaign | Webinar Recording

Donor Cultivation: COVID-19/ GivingTuesdayNow Edition | Webinar Recording | Notes

Bloomerang Emails + Mailchimp Integration | Webinar Recording | Slides

Dare You Meet the Fundraising Standard? |  Webinar Recording | Slides

Volunteer Tracking in Bloomerang: GivingTuesdayNow Thank-a-thon | Webinar Recording | Notes | Donor Thank You Call Script

Grant Tracking in Bloomerang | Webinar Recording | Notes

Recapture Lapsed Donors: COVID-19 Edition | Webinar Recording

GivingTuesdayNow | Webinar Recording | Slides

Bloomerang + Zapier Integration | Webinar Recording | Slides

Bloomerang + Givebutter Integration | Webinar Recording | Slides

Solicitation Mailing During COVID-19 | Webinar Recording | Slides

Bloomerang Beginners Class: Creating and Processing Letters | Webinar Recording

Bloomerang iOS Mobile App 101 | Webinar Recording

Create a COVID-19 Email Campaign | Webinar Recording | Notes (with links to Bloomerang help articles)

Get Started with Online Giving for COVID-19 | Webinar Recording | Notes (with links to Bloomerang help articles)

10 Donor Types to Communicate with During COVID-19 | Webinar Recording | Slides

Finding Your Crisis Donors In Bloomerang (then doing something about it)

Upcoming Webinars

Creating and Processing Letters


This beginning-level class shows you how to create, edit, filter, and process acknowledgment and appeal letters.

Fri 5/22 – 11:00 am eastern

Virtual Events + Livestream Fundraising with Givebutter


Bloomerang and Givebutter bring you a virtual giving experience unlike any other. Learn how you can sell tickets, stream your event, and collect donations – all in one place, all in real-time. Givebutter makes it easy to share your virtual event with anyone, then stream from anywhere and embed it right on your Givebutter campaign page on the day of the event.

Tue 5/26 – 2:30 pm eastern

Tue 6/2 – 2:30 pm eastern

Design Engaging Emails


Are you wondering if now is a good time to send emails? Bloomerang has answers. You’ll also learn how to design emails in Bloomerang to support your message and keep your donors engaged during the pandemic.

Wed 5/27 – 1:30 pm eastern

Fri 5/29 – 1:30 pm eastern

Articles and Other Resources

Essential Advice and Resources for Nonprofits – COVID-19 / Coronavirus | Recession | Remote Work

Bloomerang blog: articles in the COVID-19 / Coronavirus category:

GivingTuesdayNow #GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity that will take place on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19.

Bloomerang has created 8 new COVID-19 email templates to help you connect with your donors at this time — all ready for you to personalize!

COVID-19 Email Templates

Bloomerang has created 6 new report templates to help you find loyal, new, high-potential, and other donors you may want to reach out to during this time.

gif showing new report templates in Bloomerang.