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Mid-Level Donors

Mid-Level Donors

How to Work with Your Mid-Level Donors Elizabeth Yang   Most nonprofits are experts on engaging low-dollar givers and major gift donors. They focus on direct marketing for the former, and a comprehensive, high-touch program for the latter. Despite having solid...

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Call Reluctance

Call Reluctance

Am I calling this person too frequently? What if it’s a bad time of day to call? Am I starting my call correctly? Is the person I’m trying to reach just too busy for me? If you find yourself asking the above questions regularly, you’re suffering from the phenomenon of...

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The Best Way to Increase Your Donor Retention

The Best Way to Increase Your Donor Retention

  Donor retention is a problem that every nonprofit will face. Many donors give once and are never heard of again, so finding regular donors is critical. Furthermore, donor acquisition can be 5 times as expensive as retention, and without effective donor...

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How to Generate Prospects and Convert Them into Donors

How to Generate Prospects and Convert Them into Donors

Nonprofits come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but the one thing that they all have in common is their need for donors in order to be sustainable. Current donors are a great place to start, but donor bases shift, evolve, and change constantly, so it is crucial that...

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Breathe CA’s 100+ Years of Service: A Day With Melissa Renteria

Breathe CA’s 100+ Years of Service: A Day With Melissa Renteria

Breathe CA of the Bay Area has been serving its community for over a century — since 1911 to be exact. From promoting clean air & healthy lungs in the Bay Area to providing services to those suffering from asthma and sleep apnea, Breathe CA has been a leader in public health. Ranging from topics about President Trump, the nonprofit sector, and (of course) Breathe CA, we took some time to talk to Melissa, the Marketing, Health, and Development Coordinator.

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Creating the Perfect Facebook Post: How to Leave a Lasting Impression

Creating the Perfect Facebook Post: How to Leave a Lasting Impression

In the digital age that we live in, it is all the more important to utilize your social media platforms in running campaigns, connecting with donors, and gaining exposure. Do it right, and you may tap into different areas with a lot of value. Do it wrong, and you might be overlooked or ignored. So what goes into creating the perfect Facebook post for your page?

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Why are major philanthropists giving to only one cause

Why are major philanthropists giving to only one cause

In 2015, individuals, foundations, and corporations in America donated a combined total of $373 billion dollars to charitable organizations. This represents an increase of 4 percent, and it reveals a growing trend of charitable giving. One surprising factor that is...

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Benefits of donating to nonprofit organizations | hubpages

Benefits of donating to nonprofit organizations | hubpages

When it comes to making the world a better place, there are few methods more effective than donating to a non profit organization, and our team at Sumbon is dedicated to making this process as easy and effective as possible. Here are the main benefits you can expect...

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Mid-Level Donors
Mid-Level Donors
Call Reluctance
Call Reluctance
The Best Way to Increase Your Donor Retention
The Best Way to Increase Your Donor Retention
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