The Nonprofit Wrap-Up – November 2017

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Nonprofit Wrap Up

We wanted to share with you some nonprofit articles, opinions and resources that caught our eye in the month of November.

Are you overlooking the most important relationships? – “Your board can be your ambassadors, allies, volunteers and brain trust. But developing a board takes time, trust and hard work. It takes building relationships.”

7 Simple Ways To Increase Donations For Your Nonprofit – “Acquiring a new donor is more expensive than keeping a current donor. Most nonprofits know this, but it seems like many still spend a larger amount of their resources on acquiring new donors than keeping current donors.”

Your Appeal is the First Step “I imagine many of you are beyond busy working on your year-end appeal, but if you think you can take a deep breath and relax once the letters have gone out, you can’t. Your appeal is only the first step.”

Sorting Through the Stacks, Giving where I can. – “I read every piece of Direct Mail that I receive, though these days it is so much that I do it a bunch at a time. Here is what I learned this year, sorting through my stacks.”

Expert Interviews from Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE:

[VIDEO] The Virtues of Being a Disrupter

In this video, Amy Eisenstein sits down with Marcia Coné, the President of Marcia Coné Consulting and author of Permission Granted: Changing the Paradigm for Women in Leadership, to discuss the virtues of being a change-making disrupter for your cause.
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[FREE DOWNLOAD] Nonprofit Earned and Paid Media Impressions Tracking Templates

Use these templates to track your organization’s earned and paid media efforts, results, and impressions, and bolster your public relations strategy as a whole.
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[FREE DOWNLOAD] First-Time Donor Communication Plan Template

Use this template as a guide to crafting how and when you communicate to first-time donors during their first year of giving.
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3 Secrets to Acquiring Nonprofit Legacy Gifts

Donors (especially well off ones) have their own financial guides. You’re their philanthropic guide. As such, it’s your job – and privilege – to talk with donors about things that bring them joy, not worry.
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3 Examples of Nonprofit Donor Surveys

If you’re wanting to get started surveying your donors, here are three examples that you can draw inspiration from.
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Cody Lawson

Cody Lawson

Quality Assurance Analyst at Bloomerang

Cody is a Quality Assurance Analyst at Bloomerang.

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