Nonprofit Blog Articles

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The Secret to Keeping Your Donors Giving: Make Them Feel Special

You put a lot of time, energy, and money into acquiring new donors. So it’s frustrating when the majority of them give just once or twice and...

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Inside IPM: Meet Jana Olslund

“Inside IPM” is an ongoing series featuring the talented players who comprise the IPM Advancement team! Here you’ll learn all...

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[NPFX Ep. 23] Breaking Down Barriers to Social Change (with Ricardo "Cobe" Williams)

Welcome to The Nonprofit Fundraising Exchange, a podcast from IPM Advancement. Our mission is to help you raise more money so you can make the...

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Writing a Great Thank You Letter: The First Step in Successful Donor Stewardship

So you’ve written a winning fundraising appeal. It has a compelling case for support, it makes readers feel the urgency of your cause,...

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[NPFX Ep. 22] Engaging Women Philanthropists to Improve Donor Retention (with Linda "Mac" Perlich and Trish Stark)

Welcome to The Nonprofit Fundraising Exchange, a podcast from IPM Advancement. Our mission is to help you raise more money so you can make the...

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Inside IPM: Meet Elizabeth Silverstein

“Inside IPM” is an ongoing series featuring the talented players who comprise the IPM Advancement team! Here you’ll learn all...

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Quick Tips to Boost Response from Direct Mail Fundraising

Not every direct mail fundraising appeal is created equal. While the number of variables that can affect direct mail fundraising can be...

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Inside IPM: Meet Colton Strawser

“Inside IPM” is an ongoing series featuring the talented players who comprise the IPM Advancement team! Here you’ll learn all...

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Best Wellness Practices for Nonprofit Fundraisers (#4 Might Surprise You)

Recently, we posted a blog article on how to improve a fundraising team’s morale. One of our suggestions was for nonprofit leadership to...

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[NPFX Ep. 21] Next Gen Donors and the Arts (with Jaimie Mayer)

Welcome to The Nonprofit Fundraising Exchange, a podcast from IPM Advancement. Our mission is to help you raise more money so you can make the...

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4 Ideas for Finding Collaborations That Expand Your Nonprofit’s Reach and Impact

To make a meaningful difference in the world, we need to collaborate with others. We know this is true on a personal level: Your $50 donation...

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Can’t Make Digital Fundraising Work for Your Nonprofit? Try These 5 Tips

The Giving USA 2021 report has just been released, and their findings confirm what many nonprofit fundraising professionals have suspected:...

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