Jay Love

About Jay Love

A 30+ veteran of the nonprofit software industry, Jay Love co-founded Bloomerang in 2012. He currently serves on the board of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University and is the past AFP Ethics Committee Chairman.

Donor-Centricity: It’s Not Just For Donors

Bloomerang was proud to join Pursuant and The Institute for Conversational Fundraising to support The Philanthropy Centre in its landmark study on just how massively important saying thank you really is. The report is chock-full of interesting experiments, each with tangible takeaways for all fundraisers, including a simple method that [...]

By | 2018-11-20T12:04:25+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Donor Communications, Fundraising|

The Two Best Methods To Avoid A Downfall In Your Nonprofit’s Annual Fundraising

One of my favorite volunteer activities in the nonprofit sector is serving on the Fundraising Effectiveness Project’s Growth in Giving Steering Committee.  The face-to-face meetings and conference calls are always insightful and thought provoking. This is especially true when those insights are cutting edge and timely in nature. This week’s [...]

By | 2018-09-19T14:24:13+00:00 September 21st, 2018|Fundraising, Legacy Gifts, Major Gifts|

20 Answers That Will Change Your Charity’s Donor Communications Forever

Tom Ahern, a dear friend and Bloomerang’s Communications Coach recently released a free downloadable eBook that can literally change your charity’s donor communications forever. More importantly, for many nonprofit organizations the level of funding for your mission could be increased significantly based upon the knowledge gained and the best practices [...]

By | 2018-09-04T15:10:17+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Donor Communications|

NOW Is The Time To Prepare For Your Year-End Appeal Acknowledgement Process

As Labor Day approaches in the United States, you will read about and be invited to many webinars helping you and your fundraising team prepare your year-end appeals. In addition, there will just as much stating you need to prepare for your Giving Tuesday appeal(s). However, very seldom (if ever) [...]

By | 2018-08-23T08:56:56+00:00 August 23rd, 2018|Donor Communications, Gift Acknowledgment, Year-End Fundraising|

26 Questions Every Nonprofit Should Ask Their Crowdfunding Provider

Crowdfunding is a bold, new and sometimes surprising, if not dangerous, world when it comes to donor relations, fees, receiving funds and other aspects of the process. Few fundraisers who have embraced it knew exactly what they were getting into when utilizing a crowdfunding provider. The 26 questions listed below [...]

By | 2018-06-20T22:49:11+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Crowdfunding, Donor Communications, Donor Engagement, Technology|