[VIDEO] How to Create Great Donor Offers

By | 2019-01-10T07:20:07+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Webinars|

In this webinar, Jeff Schreifels and Richard Perry will help you understand the process it takes to create an inspiring and effective donor offer. Full Transcript: Steven: All right, Richard and Jeff, my watch just struck 1:00. Is it okay if we go ahead and get this party started? Richard: [...]

Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE Joins the Bloomerang Team as Fundraising Coach

By | 2019-01-08T10:27:47+00:00 January 8th, 2019|Life At Bloomerang|

We are pleased to announce the addition of a leading nonprofit consultant to the Bloomerang team! Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE has joined Bloomerang as Fundraising Coach, bringing over 30 years of development expertise to the Bloomerang community. As our official Fundraising Coach, Claire will be providing regular advice and guidance exclusively to [...]

3 Nonprofit New Year’s Eve Emails That Thanked Instead of Asked

By | 2019-01-30T11:16:07+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Donor Communications, Year-End Fundraising|

Over the last few years, New Year's Eve has started to feel a little bit like Giving Tuesday, with a flood of email appeals touting expiring match opportunities, goal shortfalls and giving deadlines bordering on aggressive. [spoken in a curmudgeon's voice] Spending some time today unsubscribing from nonprofit emails. Like [...]

The Nonprofit Wrap-Up – December 2018

By | 2018-12-21T14:29:30+00:00 January 2nd, 2019|Nonprofit Wrap-Up|

We wanted to share with you some nonprofit articles, opinions and resources that caught our eye in the month of December. Pay Attention to Your Donors. People’s Lives Depend on It. – “Gifts are coming in online and through the mail. Facebook friends are spontaneously raising money for your organization. I [...]

How to Let Unproductive Board Members Go

By | 2018-12-20T11:18:33+00:00 December 28th, 2018|Nonprofit Boards|

I travel across the country doing custom trainings, board retreats and speaking at conferences. When I ask how happy nonprofit staff are with their boards the room gets quiet. People usually complain that board members aren’t fundraising or actively engaged. Most often their low participation often gets traced back to [...]