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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[NPFX Ep. 17] Ask the Experts: Listener Questions about Copywriting for Nonprofit Fundraising

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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Fundraising Events: Are they Worth It From an ROI Perspective?

It’s no secret that fundraising events can generate significant revenue for today’s nonprofits. Yet, they typically require...

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Prospecting on a Budget? Use Nonprofit Advocacy to Build Your List

To build strong, mutually beneficial relationships with supporters, make sure you deploy a diverse mix of engagement opportunities and...

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Nonprofit Fundraising Messaging in the COVID-19 Era — 8 Essential Elements

As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic unfolds with no end in sight, many nonprofits are being squeezed between increased demand for services and a...

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The Reality of Digital Fundraising

Since the advent of online giving, many people have touted grand promises from the “digital fundraising revolution.” Some have even...

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What Should I Write About in My Next Fundraising Appeal?

Let’s say you and your team have created a strong annual fund strategy for the year. Part of that plan involves sending regular appeals...

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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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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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Make the Donor the Hero of Your Fundraising Story

In nonprofit fundraising, there’s an important adage: Donors give to success. That’s why one of the most important goals of a...

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How Nonprofits Succeed by Focusing on Others, Part 2: Emphasize Donor Impact

In Part 1 of this article, we explored the importance of your mission statement in keeping you focused on effectively serving...

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How Nonprofits Succeed by Focusing on Others, Part 1: Learn to Say No

Your attention gets pulled in many different directions in the day-to-day management of your nonprofit. On top of that, high-level concerns...

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