As fundraisers, we celebrate the generosity of those who have continued to stand with us, and the new supporters who’ve just trusted us with a first-time gift. In this issue of Donor Focus you’ll find more helpful ways to care for those who stand with you in supporting your mission.
In this issue of Donor Focus, we’ll be addressing best practices for increasing your organization’s income in 2019; how to look ahead at the Essential Components for your Digital Welcome Series for newly acquired online donors. Together, we’ll see how to Learn Lessons from This Year in order to apply them to next year
It’s fall! The most blessed of all fundraising seasons is upon us! As a fundraiser, my adrenaline levels naturally increase this time of year. We get to see if all of our well-laid plans will yield the harvest we’ve so carefully planted and watered during the year.
It’s not just the weather that’s hot: fundraisers like you and me are in the midst of sweating the details of finalizing our fall fundraising plans. That’s why there’s no better time to look at insights to make your holiday season efforts more joyful and successful!
It’s June already! Good grief! The year’s almost half over!!! For fundraisers you know what this means? It’s time to get ready for your all-important Fall Campaign. I’m sure you know that many, if not most nonprofit organizations receive 50-60% of their annual income during Q4.
Building a quality development program can take several years to complete. I’ve found that it doesn’t come overnight and there are few shortcuts, if any. Mostly it’s learning the tricks of the trade, using the right tools, and serving in the apprenticeship of time. It also requires having the ability to see the potential of something that perhaps others can’t see.
In this issue of Donor Focus we will be considering why this is exactly the right time of year to be finalizing your summer fundraising strategies . . . while you still have time
This issue of Donor Focus is filled with inspired strategies to help you maximize your relationships with all of the new donors you’ve just acquired during the last quarter of 2017.
What you are holding in your hand, or looking at on your screen, is our final issue of Donor Focus for this year. All 40 of us here at Douglas Shaw & Associates hope that you’ve found some useful content to help you along your way.
Today, one thing I CAN do is smile and give thanks this special season for being able to serve …