Create a system for expressing gratitude

Do you have a system for expressing gratitude? For telling your nonprofit’s donors how grateful you are for their support? In my weekly coaching email, Fundraising Kick, we’ve been looking at systems we use in fundraising. Using a system allows you to make a decision one time, rather than needing to make decisions with each and

The post Create a system for expressing gratitude appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com.

Continue reading

Get Your Fundraising Black Belt

Mark, my spouse, has a third-degree black belt in karate. Recently he explained that when he prepares to test for the next belt it feels like you’re being asked you to do the impossible. But, by the time you get to test day you’re confident and ready.  What you’ve practiced and learned makes the once impossible tasks easily achievable.

The post Get Your Fundraising Black Belt appeared first on Ignited Fundraising.

Continue reading

Get more done in a day (and boost your fundraising productivity!) with these 12 smart hacks

Fundraising productivity is not just about how much money you can raise. It’s about focusing on the RIGHT activities. It’s also about creating effective systems and workflows so that you aren’t pushing through your day trying to get as much as possible done, because, yuck. The truth is that there will never be enough

The post Get more done in a day (and boost your fundraising productivity!) with these 12 smart hacks appeared first on Get Fully Funded.

Continue reading

One Day = Unimaginable Fundraising Results

I believe one day can create unimaginable fundraising results. Hundreds have attended the Imagine What’s Possible full day workshop. Some have gone on to raise more than 75% MORE in their annual fundraising. ALL reported they learned more than they thought they would and left with a mini-plan that kept them on track to reach or exceed all their annual fundraising goals.

The post One Day = Unimaginable Fundraising Results appeared first on Ignited Fundraising.

Continue reading

How to Renew Lapsed Donors

Even though you do everything you can to keep your donors happy, you’re still going to have lapsed donors. It’s crappy, because: You are donor focused. You thank and appreciate your donors. You share success stories that touch their hearts. You send out annual reports to let them know that you’re using their money

The post How to Renew Lapsed Donors appeared first on Get Fully Funded.

Continue reading

5 Ways to Keep Motivation After the Year-End Giving Season

There’s no denying that year-end giving is a powerful force. After all, some reports suggest as much as one-third of all annual giving occurs in December alone! However, once the final numbers are calculated and the year-end campaigns end, what happens then? You’ve just completed a massive campaign, hopefully with massive success as well. The

The post 5 Ways to Keep Motivation After the Year-End Giving Season appeared first on FundraisingCoach.com.

Continue reading