Posts tagged ‘end of the year fundraising’

From Fundcatching to Fundraising

I have been talking about this term “fundcatching.” In the previous post, I wrote about “converting” donors who reactively gave in response to something in the news, a disaster or publicity. This post I want to explore what all these unexpected donors can or should do for our major gift portfolios and annual fund.

Continue Reading September 28, 2015 at 11:15 am Leave a comment

Fundcatching Conversion?

My question is what do we do with these gifts and the donors who so quickly responded? There is an ongoing discussion about “converting” donors from reactive giving to ongoing support. I have always had a challenge with the term “converting.”

Continue Reading September 23, 2015 at 11:16 am Leave a comment

2010 Holiday Giving Survey – Most Charitable Time of the Year!

Edge Research conducted a national survey of more than 1,100 holiday donors from a census-representative population of adults for Convio from October 20, 2010 to November 8, 2010. The results are encouraging. Americans, by and large, are seemingly willing to put aside today’s economic challenges to support nonprofits and the beneficial work they do in our society.

Continue Reading December 23, 2010 at 9:25 am Leave a comment

Yeah! Network for Good Ideas You Can Use!

Check Network for Good – Plan Your Year-End Campaign in 7 Steps!

Continue Reading November 17, 2010 at 9:45 am 1 comment

End of the Year Fundraising – Part 3 – Building the Relationship

In Part 1 and 2 we discussed cultivating and soliciting prospects, donors and volunteers using an integrated, multi-channel approach. All that hard work will pay off when you receive contributions, but it can’t stop there. The beauty of the multi-channel approach is you can reach many donors according to their interests wherever they are on the fundraising pyramid.

Continue Reading September 9, 2010 at 9:15 am Leave a comment

End of the Year Fundraising – Part 2 – A Multi-Channel Approach

To continue from Part 1, and to be most successful you want it to be an integrated, multi-channel approach. This means on and off line cultivation and communication as well as solicitation.

Continue Reading September 8, 2010 at 9:25 am 1 comment

End of Year Fundraising – Part 1 – The Time is Now

The end of the year will be here before you know it. Have you started planning and plotting your end of the year fundraising appeal?

Continue Reading September 7, 2010 at 9:22 am 1 comment


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