[SURVEY] The State of Donor Retention in 2018

There’s a lot being written about donor retention – why it’s important and how to increase it – and even more data on the averages within the nonprofit sector. We're curious what the real pursuit of donor retention looks like among boots-on-the-ground fundraisers. Your responses to this short, 2-minute survey [...]

By | 2018-09-13T10:14:07+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Data, Donor Retention, Nonprofit Management, Research|

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 [...]

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 [...]

By | 2018-09-10T14:00:51+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Donor Engagement, Donor Loyalty, Donor Retention, Donor Surveys|

[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 [...]