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 strongly recommend you pay attention to your donors.”

The Best of Giving Tuesday 2018 – Here are some of the best campaigns and promotional elements I saw during Giving Tuesday 2018. What they have in common is that they ask for something specific and tell the donor exactly what their donation will do.

Objectives for Your Nonprofit Communications Plan – “Today let’s talk about the types of objectives you should have in your communications plan.”

Fundraising Do’s and Don’ts for December – “December is a wildly busy month for many fundraisers. With things being so busy, where should you focus? To help you, here are my top Fundraising Do’s and Don’ts for December.”

Your Donors Want to Hear From You. A Communications Calendar Will Help. – “You need to communicate with your donors at least once or twice a month throughout the year. If that’s stressing you out because you don’t think you can pull that off (you can), then you need a communications calendar.”

Expert Fundraising Advice from Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE:

Ultimate Guide to Last Minute Year-End Fundraising Strategies

You really don’t want to miss out on this most giving time of year! Here are 7 last minute year-end fundraising strategies + 16 specific action tips.
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How to Create a Successful Fundraising Email

You need a plan of attack to create and send out a successful fundraising email. That’s where these 25 steps come into play.
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Experiment: How Should Nonprofits Treat Monthly Donors on #GivingTuesday?

Here’s how 10 nonprofits communicated to their monthly donors leading up to, on, and after Giving Tuesday 2018.
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New Research Underscores the Importance of Major Gift Fundraising

Have you taken steps to embrace major gifts? Here is research and data points that showcase the importance of major gift fundraising.
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4 Strategies to Retain Your #GivingTuesday Donors

It’s time to make sure you keep those new donors you worked hard to get. Here are 4 strategies to upgrade and retain your Giving Tuesday donors.
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Cody Lawson

Cody Lawson

Product Manager at Bloomerang
Cody is a Product Manager at Bloomerang. Cody holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Rhetoric from Wabash College. He also holds a Juris Doctor degree with a concentration in Health Law from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis. He's been a valued member of Bloomerang since the doors opened in 2012.