Planning Well for the New Year

The holidays have passed, the end-of-the-year fundraising rush has subsided, and now it’s time to make sure you and your organization are prepared to take on and make the most of the new year. You may be feeling pressure to hit “reset” in every area of your life– and that…

Thanking Your Donors

How Do You Say “Thank You”? As the close of the year approaches, end-of-year giving is sure to ramp up. And as your organization begins to receive these donations, you’ll want to be sure you have a solid plan in place to thank your donors properly. Of course, thanking your…

A Few Different Types of Major Giving

Throughout our series of blogs, we’ve covered several topics surrounding charitable giving, major donors, and fundraising strategies. In this article, we will take a step back and look at one of the basics of major donors — how they give their money. Specifically, we are going to look at Donor…

One-Time vs. Recurring Gifts: Which Should You Focus On?

Just as a handyman needs different tools in his toolbelt to successfully complete a variety of jobs, so too do fundraisers need knowledge of several different strategies when they are looking to raise money for their organization. It is critical for fundraisers to be well-versed in the various types of…