Overcoming Donor Apathy

In this course from IPM Advancement, you will learn why donors stop giving, plus how to implement effective strategies to increase donor retention and donor engagement.

6 Attributes of Highly Effective Nonprofit Organizations

In this exciting course, you will learn six attributes that define the most effective nonprofit organizations so you can build an army of supporters, advance your mission, and make a powerful impact in the world.


Why People

When you’re in the business of raising money for a cause, it’s crucial to understand why donors give. In this IPM whitepaper, we cover five key reasons why donors contribute.

Build an Army of Activists

Advocacy is the art of mobilizing constituents to become activists who champion your cause or issue. Learn how to build your army of activists in this whitepaper from IPM.


A multi-channel approach, with all channels working in unison, can improve overall performance. In this IPM whitepaper, we explore what it means for your fundraising effort to be truly integrated.

Successful Major Gift Fundraising

For most successful nonprofits, major donors account for 80% or more of total charitable gifts. This whitepaper from IPM provides helpful tips for successful major gifts fundraising.

Nine Metrics for Success

Nine key metrics can help you monitor and ensure your fundraising success. This whitepaper covers them all and provides a helpful calculator for measuring donor lifetime value.


What Should I Write About in My Next Appeal?

Let's say you and your team have created a strong annual fund strategy for the year....

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...

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...

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...

Integrating a Digital Fundraising Strategy for Nonprofits

Have you considered your Digital Fundraising Strategy? In 2017, 81% of all adults in...

Engage Donors and Prospects with a Nonprofit Tele-Town Hall

Tele-Town Hall meetings are a revolutionary approach to engaging donor groups of all sizes. While...

The Value of Fundraising with a Social Entrepreneurship Mindset

In 2005, PBS ran a documentary series called "The New Heroes." Narrated by Robert Redford, it...

How to Change Organization Culture – Without Resistance or Chaos

For most nonprofits, organizational culture is an incredible source of strength and staying...

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