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6 Ways to Keep Corporate Partners Engaged During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has brought the power of corporate partnerships with nonprofits front and center. Businesses are able to help nonprofits fill financial gaps when donations have waned, and nonprofits have helped businesses find ways to actively support their communities during the public health crisis. With 86% of consumers wanting to see brands serve as “safety nets” during COVID-19, […]

4 Ways to Support Your Nonprofit’s Outreach with Direct Mail

Successful outreach requires understanding your donors and what makes them decide to give. Of course, no two donors are exactly alike, which means your nonprofit has to account for lots of different supporters with different motivations and different ways to reach them. Expanding your outreach strategy to attract new donors (and keep the interest of current ones) […]

8 Tips to Re-Engage Lapsed Donors Through Email

Acquiring and retaining new donors requires effective marketing, staff time building the relationship, and continued stewardship. Individual donors are critical for nonprofits’ operations, yet greater than 75% end up giving a gift just once. With the investment you put into attracting new donors, it’s worth taking time to analyze which of your donors have lapsed in their activities and email […]

15 Creative Ways to Incentivize or Thank Fundraisers

When someone chooses to fundraise on your organization’s behalf, it’s important to recognize that person’s commitment and deep engagement with your mission. Similarly, because fundraising requires more effort than making a one-time donation, a prize or gift can provide that extra boost to encourage someone to create a personal fundraising page. Whether it’s a shoutout on social […]

Best Donation Form Practices to Actually Boost Fundraising

You finished designing your website. Great job! Now you are ready to share it with the world and see the donations pour in, right? Not so fast. What’s the donation experience that you’re offering? How does your donation form work? You only have one chance to make a first impression. So make sure it is the best. […]

Romancing Your Donors: Showing the Love to Donors of all Levels

Ask successful couples what their secret is and you’ll often year that effective communication and attention play an important role. One of the basic tenants of successful fundraising is donor stewardship. Donors who have shown your organization some love through their gifts are at risk of walking away if not shown some love in return. Romancing […]

5 Creative Examples of Corporate Sponsorships

Between the COVID-19 pandemic and the critical social justice movement, businesses and nonprofits alike have looked for ways to deepen their impact in the world. The year 2020 has highlighted the value of for-profit and nonprofit partnerships, and it’s a trend we expect to continue into 2021. As donations waned for some nonprofits during the economic […]

4 Nonprofit Tech Trends to Watch in 2021

After a tough year, nonprofits could find solid ground by investing in technology to help drive donations and better target services. The pandemic and its ensuing economic effects have put a lot of nonprofits in precarious positions. This year has seen its fair share of challenges, and at least one study from over the summer found that […]

4 Tips to Boost Matching Gift Revenue for Nonprofits

Eighty-four percent of donors are more likely to give if their gift will be matched, and one in three say they’d make a larger gift if they knew it would be matched. Matching campaigns are a great way to motivate your supporters. By knowing their donation will be doubled, supporters can feel like they’re making an even […]

#GivingTuesday – What Nonprofits Need to Know

When the end of the year rolls around, giving campaigns for nonprofits kick into high gear. #GivingTuesday plays an important role in social media to highlight the importance of giving during the holiday season. This episode of 5 Business Rules, covers five things to know if you want to run a campaign for Giving Tuesday. […]

8 GivingTuesday Email Examples that Inspire and Convert

It’s official: GivingTuesday is happening on December 1, 2020. Are you ready? If the answer is “no”, don’t worry: you’re not alone! Although not everyone loves GivingTuesday, there’s no denying that it has a huge impact on nonprofits worldwide (and that your board will definitely ask you about it). And one of the best ways to […]

Livestream Fundraising: What It Is and How to Do It

By the end of 2020, it’s expected that 82% of internet traffic will come from livestreams. In 2019 alone, people watched 1.1 billion hours of live video. Livestreaming was gaining popularity before COVID-19, but in light of the global pandemic, it has become an even more useful tool for nonprofits to connect with and grow their audiences […]

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