Tag Archives: donor retention

Stewardship Matters

Honk if you’ve ever given a charitable gift and never got a thank you.  Hear that cacophony? And how many of you have made a gift, gotten a thank you and then the next time you heard from the organization … Continue reading

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How to Improve Your Donor Acquisition & Retention Plans with Modern Fundraising Tools

  TOO BUSY TO FUNDRAISE is happy to introduce guest blogger, Zach Hagopian.  He is the co-founder and COO of Accelevents, a mobile fundraising platform that enhances silent auctions and raffles through online and text-message bidding.  An active member in the … Continue reading

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Getting Donors/Keeping Donors

The board fund development committee members were sitting around, talking about who hadn’t yet made their annual gift and what they needed to do to get that gift. It was an important conversation, but it wasn’t the only conversation they … Continue reading

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The Importance of Relationships

We retain: 100% of repeated actions 90% of what we do 70% of what we say 65% of what we write 50% of what we see and hear 30% of what we see 20% of what we hear 10% of … Continue reading

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Transactional and Relational Fundraising

On a pretty regular basis, some charity or other does something that brings in megabucks. Today that charity is ALS with the ice bucket challenge. It’s wonderful that an organization can raise tons of money. And so every other organization … Continue reading

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