Wrap Up

We wanted to share with you some nonprofit articles, opinions and resources that caught our eye in the month of March.

The Number That Can Make Fundraisers Seem Like Seers and Mind-Readers – “You see, retention — the percentage of donors who give again — alone only tells you part of what you need to know. The higher the percentage, the better, of course. But what should you do about that?”
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Your Donors Need Hope – “Your donors give for a variety of reasons, but ultimately they want to help change the world. Donors feel good when they give.”
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How MomsRising Uses Hashtags to Help Meet Its Mission – “Hashtags and advocacy go together like peanut butter and jelly. The hashtag distills an issue into an instant, searchable sound bite that can not only travel far, but fast.”
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You Don’t Want Charities to Be Efficient – “So if we don’t want charities to be efficient, what do we want them to be? The obvious answer is ‘impactful’ but how we can get there might revolve around responsiveness.”
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12 Types Of People Who Get On Everyone’s Nerves In Nonprofit – “Look, we have an awesome field full of smart, very good-looking, and extremely humble people. Still, there is room for improvement.”
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New from the experts at Bloomerang:

[INFOGRAPHIC] Major Gift Fundraising By The Numbers

This primer to major gifts combines data from our own survey of more than 700 nonprofits and advice from top major gift fundraisers in North America. Use the data below to create an effective strategy!
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[FREE WEBINAR] Creative Thank You’s: Boost Donations with an Attitude of Gratitude

You want to create long-lasting relationships with your supporters in order to sustain your nonprofit. Acquisition is simply a foot in the door. Retention is the name of the game. And what do donors want most? A heartfelt thank you! Claire Axelrad, J.D., CFRE will provide you with everything you need to knock your donors’ socks off.
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Happy spring!

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.