Ask the Expert: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Monthly Giving . . . But Were Afraid to Ask

Organizations on average, retain 40-45% of their donors annually. For first-time donors that number drops to around 20%. What if you could retain more donors and raise more money by including monthly recurring giving in your organization’s development plan? Successful monthly giving is more than just an option on your website giving page. A well-planned, promoted, and delivered monthly giving program can enjoy an 80% or better donor retention rate.

Donor Retention: A Valentine’s Day Love Story

Once upon a time . . .

Mary faithfully mailed her $10 annual check to her favorite charity.  She loved the charity’s mission and it made her feel special to support such a worthy cause. 

The Season of Abundance and Gratitude

3 Practices to Help Your Organization Embrace Abundance and Express Gratitude

 “Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.”  ~  Samuel Butler

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Fundraising in 2021

With all that the past year has heaped on us, Spring is a welcomed sight.

The trees are budding and blooming. The birds are singing. Ducklings are making their first appearance. And much needed rain is falling outside my window.

Renewal. Rebirth. Recharge.

(At Least) 3 Reasons You Should Feel Proud of Your Accomplishments (this past year)

Who would have thought that one year ago our lives would, in the blink of an eye, change so dramatically?

Dramatic . . .

  • Change in service / mission delivery
  • Change in inspiring philanthropy
  • Change in embracing technology

New Year. New Opportunity.

Whew!  2020 is finally behind us . . . in the rearview mirror. 

But that doesn’t mean we don’t have to occasionally glance back in the rearview mirror.  Glance back on past obstacles and roadblocks and even those harrowing hairpin turns we successfully navigated.

2021 may have gotten off to a rocky start, but we survived 2020.  We’re tough.  We’re survivors.  We got the job done.

With an Abundance of Gratitude

Just when you thought 2020 couldn’t get any worse . . . a bit of good news!

Good news, because of you.

Thank you!

How Healthy is Your Organization?

Health and well-being is the big news these days. As well it should be.

But what about the health and well-being of your organization and its most valuable and underutilized resource --- its data?

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