What have you known about me lately?
A love/hate relationship?
Annual giving means much more to nonprofit managers than simple a donation once a year. Annual giving can pay huge dividends for organizations at many levels.
Where are you going, and what are you doing?
Accountability is a hot-button topic in the nonprofit sector, and watchdog organizations can help both donors and organizations by researching and reporting findings.
If it is carried out correctly, a board policies manual will cast a much larger influence on a nonprofit than merely looking impressive on a bookshelf.
Many nonprofits do it. It is one of the most common fundraising tactics. But there is more to event fundraising than just the event. Events can be the source of future major gift donors.
For the third consecutive year, Americans said that giving one’s money to a charitable cause is easier than giving one’s time. According to a Thrivent Financial for Lutherans’ national survey of 1,000 adults, 52 percent of Americans said it is easier to give money, while 30 percent said it is easier to give time. Some 16 percent said both are equally easy to give.
Newsletters have become the primary tool for nonprofits to keep donors informed about how their contributions are being spent and why the checks should keep coming.
Although nonprofits have traditionally taken care of many of their fundraising and marketing needs in house, they are increasingly looking to outside agencies for help.
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May 1, 2015Table Of Contents
Volume 29 No. 6
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