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Steven Shattuck

About Steven Shattuck

Steven Shattuck is Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang. A prolific writer and speaker, Steven is a contributor to "Fundraising Principles and Practice: Second Edition" and volunteers his time on the Project Work Group of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project, is an AFP Center for Fundraising Innovation (CFI) committee member, and sits on the faculty of the Institute for Charitable Giving. He is the author of Robots Make Bad Fundraisers - How Nonprofits Can Maintain the Heart in the Digital Age, published by Bold and Bright Media.

7 Ways That Surveying Donors Empowers Fundraisers

There’s no shortage of things the experts say fundraisers should be doing: handwritten notes, donor visits, thank you phone calls, bequest marketing; the list goes on and on. It can be overwhelming when you’re bogged down planning an event that your leadership team insists on, or when you’re simply trying [...]

Anatomy of a Stellar First-Time Donor Welcome Packet

The following is an excerpt from Robots Make Bad Fundraisers – How Nonprofits Can Maintain the Heart in the Digital Age by Steven Shattuck, published by Bold & Bright Media. Meet Sarah Willey, Director of Development at Great Rivers Environmental Law Center and my new fundraising hero. She's out here fighting for [...]

By |2020-07-29T10:41:12-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Bloomies, Donor Communications, Gift Acknowledgment|

[FREE DOWNLOAD] A Beginner’s Guide to Finding The Best Donor Prospects Hidden In Your Database

Prospect research is difficult. Asking for upgrades, major gifts and bequests is something that every fundraiser wants to do. But identifying the best supporters in your lists for those types of asks can be an even bigger challenge than the ask itself. Oftentimes we look only to the wealthy. But [...]

8 Over-Looked Donor Prospects Hidden In Your Database, Just Waiting to Give More

There's little argument that long-term, loyal donors are your best prospects for things like major gifts and planned gifts. Monthly donors, active volunteers, current and former service recipients, and the securely retired (especially the childless and empty-nesters) are also great prospects. But who else might be lurking in your donor [...]

3 Questions That Will Identify Your Most Committed Donors

Asking your donors why they are passionate about the cause is always a good idea. But how often do you ask them how they feel about your organization? It might be a better idea than you think. Roger Craver of The Agitator and DonorVoice fame has developed a simple donor [...]

3 Reasons To Attend Cause Camp 2018

There's no shortage of learning opportunities for fundraisers: blog posts, webinars, seminars and conferences. It can be a full time job keeping up with all of them, let alone identifying the ones that are most appropriate for your current role. Conferences are particularly tough since they often require travel expenses [...]

By |2018-01-29T12:57:25-05:00January 26th, 2018|Nonprofit Conferences|
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