Tag Archives: Online Giving

Your Online Giving Page Makes Me Sad.

I read every darn direct mail solicitation that is delivered to my home mail box, but more and more I make my gifts online, even in response to a traditional written letter. I find it less trouble not to fool … Continue reading

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The 7 days of Week 52. End the (fundraising) Fiscal Year With Tacos.

The Annual Fund, when properly planned for and administered, is a full year proposition. That is 12 months, 365 days, 8,760 hours of hard work and determined focus. Mostly. There has to be time to fight with marketing about the … Continue reading

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No More (Cruddy) PayPal Fundraising.

I am a sucker for community level fundraising. Kids on Bikes. Science for Kittens. Kale for Veterans. Shelter from the Storm. Supporting small and focused local organizations is one of the most impactful ways to support your community as a … Continue reading

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Call your Granny. Don’t Be an Ingrate (Fundraiser).

The good folks at Bloomerang conducted a brilliant little experiment recently, making $5 online contributions to 50 Indianapolis area non-profit organizations to see how they would be acknowledged and engaged as new donors. They produced, without comment or analysis, a … Continue reading

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