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  • Today we continue with a 3-part series about the most cost-effective way to fundraise -- major gifts from individuals. In Part 1 we covered the basics, including why major gifts are so important and how to identify your best prospects. In Part 2 we covered the important process to qualify folks for your major donor [...] The post The Whole Major Gift Fundraising Shebang – Rev it Up appeared first ...

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  • Today we continue with a 3-part series about the most cost-effective way to fundraise -- major gifts from individuals. In Part 1 we covered the basics, including the reason you really should do this. Why? Because studies show over 88% of all funds raised come from just 12% of donors. If you’ve been putting this [...] The post The Whole Major Gift Fundraising Shebang – Get Started appeared first on...

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  • Today we begin with a 3-part series about the most cost-effective way to fundraise -- Major gifts from individuals. Not foundations. Not businesses. Not events. Studies show over 88% of all funds raised come from just 12% of donors. You get a huge bang for your buck from an individual major gifts program which, by the way, costs [...] The post The Whole Major Gift Fundraising Shebang – Basics appe...

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  • Do you have a team that needs your input, support and leadership AND ambitious fundraising goals you need to meet? In this webinar, Kishshana Palmer will show you how to hit your goals while staying connected to your team. Full Transcript: Steven: All right, Kishshana, I've got 1:00 Eastern. Is it okay if I go [...] The post [VIDEO] How To Be a Great Manager AND a Fundraiser Too! appeared first on...

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  • We’ll be out of the office on Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and will resume responding to support requests on Tuesday, Jan. 16. If you have any questions, please email us at support@bloomerang.co. While you're here, be sure to register for one of our upcoming webinars! The post Limited Support on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018 appeared first on Bloomerang.

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  • It's "newsletter." Let me preface this post by saying that if you send out a recurring (weekly, monthly, etc.) email newsletter and it has the word "newsletter" in the subject line and you're getting amazing open rates, no need to run out and change everything you're doing. Why say no to "newsletter" What is the [...] The post The 1 Word That Shouldn’t Appear In Your Nonprofit’s Email Newsletter S...

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  • Unfortunately rejections will happen – both in your personal life and your professional life. When it comes to applying for grants, rejections can be particularly dejecting. But a "no" from a potential funder doesn't have to be the end of the process. Here are our top 10 recommendations on what you should do with a [...] The post 10 Things You Should Do if Your Grant Proposal is Rejected appeared ...

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  • With the recent news that Congress has passed significant changes to all of our tax laws, we wanted to share with you some timely articles, opinions and resources about how to deal with the aftermath of the new nonprofit tax bill. 2018. Time to Stop Giving Donors Tax Advice. – “Philanthropic prognosticators claim that the new tax bill [...] The post Roundup: What Nonprofit Experts Are Saying About...

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  • We often hear nonprofit executives and fundraisers lament the coming of donor advised funds, or as some donors refer to them, charitable gift funds. There is no doubt the rise of such funds in our sector is nothing short of phenomenal. The numbers are almost staggering to comprehend. Consider these quick facts taken from the [...] The post Donor Advised Funds Can Be Every Nonprofit’s Friend appear...

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  • Our own Steven Shattuck and Jay Love recently joined Gail Perry's Facebook Live series to chat about 2018 fundraising trends. You can view the full conversation here. Full Transcript: Gail: Hey, everybody. It's Gail Perry. And happy new year to you. I'm so glad you're joining me for Facebook Live today. I've got some special [...] The post [VIDEO] Discussing 2018 Fundraising Trends With Gail Perry...

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  • In my sales job at Bloomerang, I talk to a lot of nonprofit execs who would like to change their software. When I ask them why, I hear answers that are all over the map. Many of these execs have to justify a new fundraising software purchase to a Board of Directors. Some of their [...] The post How Do You Justify the Cost of New Fundraising Software? appeared first on Bloomerang.

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  • The very end of any calendar year, as well as the beginning of a new year often conjures up the subjects of year-end giving to charity and preparing for tax season.   This is even truer, as we kick off 2018, because the Congress of the United States passed significant changes to all of our [...] The post New Tax Law Further Underscores the Importance of Donor Relationship Building appeared first o...

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  • In this video, Amy Eisenstein sits down with John Dawe - a specialist in technology integration, project management, fundraising, communications, marketing, and strategic planning at Dawe Consulting - to discuss the importance of having a "wired" board. We’re proud to sponsor Amy Eisenstein’s video series! Be sure to check back on our blog for more [...] The post [VIDEO] Is Your Nonprofit Board “W...

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  • PLAN AHEAD. A strong donor recognition and gift acknowledgment program is a pre-condition to sustainable annual giving from individuals. If you don’t thank people properly, they won’t stick with you. It’s smart to know how you’ll thank and steward your donors before you ask them to give. Because that’s the way to assure your ask [...] The post [FREE DOWNLOAD] How to Build a Donor-Centered Gift Ack...

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  • Whether you’re a CEO or a member of a development department, if one of the many hats you wear involves solicitation of major donors, tune in for this examination of how to use Tasks and Notes and set up custom fields for moves management, as if managing a portfolio of major donors was a full-time job. Instructor Ron Newlin will also explore the optional DonorSearch function.

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  • We wanted to share with you some nonprofit articles, opinions and resources that caught our eye in the month of December. A Call to Inaction: Nonprofits, Give Your Staff a Break – “If your organization can do it, I strongly recommend giving your staff a break. Here are several reasons why.” Read more >> Fundraising [...] The post The Nonprofit Wrap-Up – December 2017 appeared first on Bloomerang.

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  • We’ll be out of the office on: Monday, Dec. 25 2017 Tuesday, Dec. 26 2017 Friday, Dec. 29 2017 Monday, Jan. 1 2018 Support requests will be responded to on Wednesday, Dec. 27. and Thursday Dec. 28 2017. Our normal support schedule will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 2 2018. If [...] The post Limited Support During Year-End 2017 Holidays appeared first on Bloomerang.

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  • In this webinar, Steven Shattuck, Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang and Terry Axelrod, Founder & CEO of Benevon discuss the donor appreciation/recognition process and how to integrate it into your year-round donor cultivation program. Full Transcript: Steven: All right Terry, is it okay if I go ahead and kick us off officially? Terry: You bet, [...] The post [VIDEO] Customizing Year-End Donor...

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  • The donor cultivation process requires the same openness and lack of pretense that we develop with our close friends and family. While the relationship may start off more formally, over time your goal should be to get to know this person, in the same way that you would develop a wonderful new friendship. Here are [...] The post Top 5 Ways to Appreciate Your Donors appeared first on Bloomerang.

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  • Each year, approximately 10% of your non-profit donor base will attrition naturally through death, moving, or just not giving any longer. Then you add lapsed donors on top of that natural attrition, and you are looking at an eroding donor list. Sound familiar? Below, I answer the ever-important question of "How to find new donors for your nonprofit?" [...] The post 10 Ways to Find New Donors for Y...

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