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Robin Cabral
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What Data Should You Leverage From Your Donation Form?

Nonprofit organizations have always fought to engage donors, optimize fundraising, and acquire increased support. However, now more than ever the struggle to raise these metrics has left many fundraising professionals drowning against the rising…
Warm Up Your Calendar Year End List
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How to Cultivate Your Calendar Year-End Donors Before You Ask

The calendar has turned to October, the last and remaining quarter of the year. If we thought we had time to work on a Calendar Year-End appeal, that time is upon us. Many groups still send out one direct mail appeal letter sometime in…
Multi-channel fundraising is crucial to reaching your community in our half-analog, half-digital world. Read on to learn how to meet your donors where they are.
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Multi-Channel Fundraising: Reach Your Donors Where They Are

In the past year, nonprofits have gotten creative in their fundraising endeavors. From hosting virtual events and outdoor galas to pivoting their programming to support their communities during this public health crisis, nonprofit organizations…
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The top six steps to creating a new donor welcome series for you not-for-profit

You have new donors who have just given. These are the hardest donors to convert into second-time gifts.The last thing you want to do is shower them with silence. But in most small not-for-profit organizations, that is exactly what we do.We…
Top 7 reasons why you should still use the telephone as part of your fundraising program
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Top 7 reasons why you should still use the telephone as part of your fundraising program

The most overlooked fundraising strategy starts and ends with a dial tone.An important strategy, telemarketing has taken backstage to direct mail, email, video, and text messaging.Once considered the next best method of personal solicitation,…
Is your organization relying on the fundraising quick fix?
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Is your nonprofit organization relying on the fundraising quick fix?

Roger, we have a problem.Revenue is down. What do we do? What steps can we take immediately to get us on track?Let's see; here are some possible options.Could we fire or lay off some staff and immediately reduce expenses? We…
How to solve any nonprofit organization's fundraising challenges using a simple system
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How to solve any nonprofit organization’s fundraising challenges using a simple system

Things have been moving fast and furious lately.Working long hours, late nights, and on weekends to keep up with all the nonprofit work.This past weekend, my body revolted, and I had an appendix attack. I was immediately rushed in for…
Asking the question of "why" when your nonprofit fundraising strategy tanks
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Asking the question of “why” when your nonprofit fundraising strategy tanks

Why did our last fundraising appeal "tank"? Why is our donor retention rate so low? Why are we not acquiring new donors?The big question of "Why!"In Peter Senge's book, The Fifth Disciple Fieldbook, Rick Ross points out, "We live in…
Convert first-time nonprofit donors into repeat givers through Welcome Packs
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Convert first-time nonprofit donors into repeat givers through Welcome Packs

Converting a first-time giver into a loyal donor is a process. New donors are the hardest to convert into second-givers. But we should make it our aim to convert them. As the saying goes, it is more costly to acquire a new donor than to keep…
How Your Nonprofit Organization Can "Beat" Facebook's Algorithm
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How Your Nonprofit Organization Can “Beat” Facebook’s Algorithm

The first part of the donor or customer journey is building awareness.As a result, organizations often wonder how they can build awareness on their social networks.It is not easy and increasingly more difficult, particularly on platforms…
Helping Your Board Be Fundraising Ambassadors this Holiday Giving Season
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Top Ten Tips to Help Your Board Be Fundraising Ambassadors this Holiday Giving Season

In talking with many groups, I often offer a specific role that their Board can play during this holiday giving season. That role is as an ambassador. Board members can easily share your giving season appeal with their social networks,…
Here Are the Top Ten Things You Should Avoid Doing this Giving Year-End Season
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The Top Ten Things You Should Avoid Doing this Giving Year-End Season

Tis the season.For appeal letters, emails, text messages, and even a video or two.Here is a list that you may want to check twice when creating your Giving Season ask.To have the best Giving Season the best, or as best as it could…

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quick fundraising ideas for nonprofit organizations

and crowdfund campaign to help you raise more money for your favourite cause. Many organizations when seeking to start their first development office do not which way to turn or where to start first. Far too many organizations often start and end with grant writing. They don’t get beyond this particular strategy. Quick Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations. It is year-end campaign planning time. Far too often I see organizations using a blanket approach with their donor base. With a few minor tweaks in their strategy, they can increase their revenues by a third, sometimes even double.