The Four Year-End Donor Personas, Reasons They Give & Channels to Reach Them

In my last posts, I walked through the factors that should be considered to create your year-end fundraising goal, and followed-up with a practical strategy to level-up results by expanding your army of front-line fundraisers with volunteers. Now it’s time to consider message and channel – and who is going [...]

By |2019-11-25T11:56:17-05:00November 26th, 2019|Donor Communications, Year-End Fundraising|

How Wikipedia’s Email Fundraising Appeal Cuts Through the Clutter

Email solicitations continue to be effective, accounting for 28% of all online revenue (Nonprofits Source). However, the average office worker receives over 120 emails per day (The Radicadi Group), so how do you cut through the clutter? As a former development team member myself, I’m much more critical of solicitations [...]

11 Must-Do’s to Leverage #GivingTuesday as a Kick-Off to a 5-Week Fundraising Sprint

If you're like me, you're starting to think more about the dots between #GivingTuesday and year-end giving – and how fundraisers should leverage #GivingTuesday and year-end to raise more money, and certainly more than we did last year. If you're asking yourself questions like this, you can catapult yourself ahead [...]

By |2019-10-21T15:46:00-04:00October 22nd, 2019|#GivingTuesday, Year-End Fundraising|