Donor Appreciation

Donor Appreciation: Creating a Strategy (And 22+ Ideas!)

Your donors are the ones who make your organization’s mission possible. They fund your programs and ensure you’re able to continue the amazing work that you do on a daily basis. With all they do for your organization, are you thanking them thoroughly enough?  Nonprofits that don’t adequately show appreciation [...]

[ASK AN EXPERT] Do Legacy Gift Societies Still Matter?

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach, also known as Charity Clairity. Today's question comes from a fundraiser who isn't sure if they should maintain an existing legacy society as they reboot their planned giving program. Dear Charity [...]

Actually, Calling Donors To Thank Them Does Make Them More Likely To Give Again (and Give More)

In today's digital-dominated world, personal touches like handwritten notes and phone calls can break through the noise. Though mostly anecdotal, top fundraisers and consultants have espoused the power of such personal touches, particularly the use of the phone. We even have some data to back it up: McConkey-Johnston International in [...]

[ASK AN EXPERT] Who Should Handle Congregational Giving Thank You’s?

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach, also known as Charity Clairity. Today's question comes from a fundraiser who isn't sure who a thank you should come from. Dear Charity Clairity, We're a middle judicatory of our denomination [...]

By |2020-06-17T16:11:42-04:00December 6th, 2019|Ask An Expert, Donor Appreciation, Gift Acknowledgment|

[ASK AN EXPERT] How Valuable is a Thank You Phone Call?

Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE, our very own Fundraising Coach, also known as Charity Clairity. Today's question comes from a fundraiser who is pressed for time but wants to thank donors personally. Dear Charity Clairity, Is an immediate e-mailed or texted [...]

By |2020-06-17T16:14:39-04:00October 19th, 2019|Ask An Expert, Donor Appreciation, Gift Acknowledgment|
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