Nonprofits that use editorial best practices are much more likely to produce effective communications, we know that from years of research, including the Read More
During the first phase, while you are focussing on large donations from corporations, government, large personal donors, and foundations, you have the opportunity to use some of your best resources to build strong communications going forward. Internal resources are one of your greatest assets: Read More
So now you know about your ideal donor and have an idea of what motivates them to donate to a cause. The next step is to create messages that move these individuals to give money to your campaign – even when you aren’t asking for donations. Good messaging should be tied to the overall Read More
As a nonprofit, your goal to convince donors to give begins at your website—the public-facing home base of your operations. Just like any other company website, yours should be easily navigable, aesthetically appealing, and comprehensive. Most importantly, any nonprofit website needs the Read More
Whether you’re a nonprofit of one, 20, or 100, customer service permeates your entire organization. The way your nonprofit reacts when supporters reach out with questions, concerns, or complaints, can greatly impact donor relations. While you should have some predefined engagement strategies, Read More
Communication is key. Whether you’re trying to coordinate with your team or reach out to current and potential donors, it’s important to stay on top of your game. Here are a handful of communication tools we’ve been using and raving about.