Nonprofit Wrap-Up

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

Year-End is Coming……… – “If you’re planning on doing an integrated, year-end campaign that starts with your holiday mailing and ends with your final e-blast on December 31, it’s time to start thinking about it.”

How Making Smart Investments Will Help You Raise More Money – “Those of you with a July 1 fiscal year start date are most likely working on your budget for next year. Here are three areas you should be investing more money in.”

3 Brilliant Ways to Stay on Track with Major Gift Fundraising – “Raising major gifts is about consistency, constancy and regularity. Major gift fundraising is a marathon, not a sprint. You’ve got to be in it for the long haul and stay the course.”

Why Don’t Donors Trust Us, & What Can We Do About It? – “All it takes is an occasional report of mismanaged funds at a nonprofit to create shock waves of mistrust, affecting the entire sector.”

Monthly Giving: 7 Reasons It’s a Must for Every Nonprofit – “Monthly giving is a must have, not a nice to have. Here are 7 reasons why ALL nonprofits should make monthly giving a centerpiece of their fundraising strategy.”

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4 Takeaways from the Q4 2017 Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report

The Q4 2017 Fundraising Effectiveness Project Report was just released for public consumption. Here are four key metrics from the report you can compare.
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Nonprofit Newsletters Donors Abhor

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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.