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Ways to get ready for in person fundraising events

Just when you thought we were seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, the emergence and spread of the new Delta variant is starting to make us hesitate once again. It certainly doesn’t make event planning easy, but it is important to start thinking forward. The last year and a half or so […]

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Ways to say ‘thank you’ to your donors

Thank you. Two words that make a world of difference. It sounds pretty obvious. But you would be surprised just how many organizations don’t say thank you often enough, or worse, don’t say it at all. More than just good manners, it’s an important part of the relationship-building process. No donor should only ever hear […]

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thankQ USA Appoints James Walker as President

New York, New York, July 19, 2021 – thankQ USA, the North American distributor of thankQ CRM, announces the appointment of James Walker as the company’s President. Walker—who has an extensive background in executive leadership and nonprofit technology—will lead the company in its corporate strategy, client success, and product integration efforts. As a respected and […]

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Digital fundraising jargon at a glance

Looking to refresh your nonprofit’s digital fundraising strategy? No doubt you’ll be scanning the landscape for digital disruptions, evaluating progress against your KPIs, analyzing the CTC and CPC of your latest A/B split tests and calculating event ROIs. Sound confusing? It’s meant to. We all love to play a bit of buzzword bingo, but when […]

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Volunteer retention strategies that work

Now that COVID restrictions are starting to lift a bit, it seems like the right time to think about the role volunteers play in your organization. Whether it’s administrative support, event stewardship, skills-sharing, or mentoring, volunteering is an important part of most nonprofits. Never to be taken for granted, this post is all about developing a […]

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9 ways a fundraising CRM can increase donor retention

Legacy donations are the long-term aim of any individual giving program. But getting there is not easy. From the first donation to the last, you are taking your donors on a journey and it’s easy to lose people along the way – especially when you are working with hundreds, if not thousands, of individual donors. […]

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Forward Thinking: Legacy giving in and beyond COVID-19

Legacy giving. It might not be the most glamorous subject, but there’s real potential in the power of a well-tuned program. The picture might have changed a bit this past year, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for growth. After all, legacy giving has always been about the long game! What happened when COVID-19 […]

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Secrets of a good fundraising direct mail appeal

We are approaching a year of on and off lock down with no immediate end in sight. Like it or not, that means you’re going to be spending more time online. Remote working, social media, video chats, family zoom calls, happy hour games, virtual museum tours… So much of our daily lives has become about […]

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Six mistakes nonprofit fundraisers make, and the lessons we can learn

Charitable giving is a huge part of our culture, but it isn’t easy. As service demand continues to rise, so too does the need for donations. And, as much as we would like to imagine a world of spontaneous giving, the fact is that money does not raise itself. Most gifts are prompted, and you are […]

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The best engagement strategies for managing virtual volunteers during COVID

Nonprofits are pressured from every angle (fundraising and service demand). Volunteers are an incredible resource to have. But it works both ways. Research shows that volunteering has a positive impact on individual mental health and well-being. It improves social connections, builds social capital, a sense of community, and belonging. When a placement goes well, feelings of appreciation, […]

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