Nonprofit Donor Retention: Problems and Solutions

Everyone involved with you deserves your gratitude. After all, without them you’d have no purpose. The key to showing meaningful gratitude is to think specifically about what you’re grateful for. And this will be different, both for different segments of donors and even for specific individuals within those segments. You [...]

By |2018-11-26T16:18:48-04:00November 7th, 2018|Donor Loyalty, Donor Retention, Gift Acknowledgment|

How Surveys Can Help Fundraisers Uncover the 4 Main Drivers of Donor Loyalty

What is it that drives donor loyalty? What are the determinants of longer term value? These are questions we’re often asked at Bloomerang and we’ve been working to develop measures that all our clients can use to track how well they are doing at bolstering future donor retention. We know [...]

The Virtue of Being an “All Ears” Fundraiser

“I’m all ears…” in other words, “You have my undivided attention.” Listening is one of the most important skills we have for building effective relationships, especially when we’re trying to attract supporters and donors. Relationships are also the key to achieving the mission of your organization. Bottom line — “all [...]

By |2018-05-07T13:49:53-04:00May 4th, 2018|Donor Loyalty, Fundraiser|

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 [...]