Category: thank-you

Featuring Our Wonderful Nonprofit Community: Serena Dallas

Today, we're featuring Serena Dallas, Marketing & Philanthropy Director at YMCA of Saskatoon Thank you, Serena! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š We love to provide you and all nonprofit professionals with high-quality training that can help your organization better reach your communities, strengthen relationships with your donors, and have the greatest impact on our societies.  We hope you can continue learning and impacting the world positively with the wonderful work that YOU do. - The CharityHowTo team.

Featuring Our Wonderful Nonprofit Community: Andrea Giannini

Today, we're featuring Andrea Giannini, Development Manager at National Kidney Foundation Thank you, Andrea! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š It's great to hear you found our resources useful, and that the things that you learned from our webinars have been useful to you and your team! We hope you can continue learning and impacting the world positively with the wonderful work that YOU do. - The CharityHowTo team.

Best practices for recognizing, thanking and retaining monthly donors

This is probably one of the most common questions I get whenever Iโ€™m presenting a webinar or an in-person session or workshop: โ€œHow do I best recognize, thank, cultivate and retain my monthly donors?โ€  Thatโ€™s why Iโ€™ve put together some common best practices. Of course, every organization is different, but most of these are very easy to implement. They donโ€™t cost a lot of money and certainly they donโ€™t take up a lot of your time.  The more you can do and prepare before you launch your next monthly donor appeal, the better off you are.  Here are three very important things to remember:   The more you do in the Recognition, Thanking and Cultivation stage, the higher your monthly donor...

Featuring Our Wonderful Nonprofit Community: Lena Jaffe

Today, we're featuring Lena Jaffe, Grant Writer of Downtown Streets Team. Thank you, Lena! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š We're really excited to hear that your grant writing has become better and more efficient as you've been learning from our courses. We hope you can continue learning and impacting the world positively with the wonderful work that YOU do. - The CharityHowTo team.

Featuring Our Wonderful Nonprofit Community: Sunnie Scarpa

Today, we're featuring Sunnie Scarpa, Executive Director of E.C. Scranton Memorial Library. Thank you, Sunnie! ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’š We love how you are becoming a better nonprofit professional through our nonprofit courses. We hope you can continue learning and impacting the world positively with the wonderful work that YOU do.  

Step-By-Step Stewardship | Donor Retention Strategies That Work!

01 | Introduction Clients, people who read my blogs and newsletters, and those who participate in my training all know that I firmly believe that philanthropy starts with gratitude. Alas, that is the one thing that seems to always get lost. I think of gratitude as โ€œAnd then?โ€ โ€” those actions that happen after a person says yes. Itโ€™s what you do once the gift is given. THESE ARE DONOR RETENTION STRATEGIES AND THEY ARE CRITICAL FOR KEEPING YOUR DONORS HAPPY. Keeping donors happy is just plain good sense. A happy donor is likely to become a donor again. And again. Unhappy donors, however, are likely to become lapsed donors. That is the 60% or so of donors who never make a second gift to an...