A culture of philanthropy ranks as one of the most vital foundations to a successful development department. Nonprofits looking to boost fundraising and build substantial relationships with major donors should first measure the strength of their organization’s culture of philanthropy.
Emotional Intelligence: The Key Ingredient to Major Gifts Success
I have experienced many rewarding moments among top philanthropic donors and nonprofit leaders. If you are reading this article, you likely fit within one or both of these populations and understand that, as Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
How to Write an Amazing Major Donor Thank You Letter
Great donor stewardship is essential for your non-profit. The stewardship process starts with the thank you letter. If your supporters don’t feel properly thanked, it is highly unlikely that they will continue to give. In this article, we’re going to show you how to write an amazing major donor thank you letter for your non-profit organization.
The Major Gift Metrics You Need to Track
On average, 88% of a nonprofit’s revenue comes from the top 12% of its donors. This shows how crucial major gifts are to an organization’s overall fundraising strategy. Additionally, major donors not only provide nonprofits with sustained financial security but are often co-creators of many programs and initiatives. Learn how to track major gift metrics to succeed with your major donor program.
Six Strategies to Prevent Job Burnout
Does your life feel unbalanced? Are you tired or exhausted most of the time? Do you feel like work consumes you? You may be experiencing job burnout. Here are some important ways to prevent job burnout and care for yourself and your career.
Preparing for a High Profile Major Gifts Job Interview
With a high profile job interview coming up, it’s important to practice some effective, job-winning strategies that can help you outshine your competition. Use these tips and strategies to prepare for – and win – the job of your dreams.
The Crypto Revolution is Here. Is Your Nonprofit Ready?
What’s crypto? A massive untapped opportunity for your nonprofit. And Planned Giving has an exclusive scoop on a risk-free gifting vehicle potential that could launch your organization into the stratosphere. Learn more about how to use cryptocurrency at your nonprofit!
Cryptocurrency: The Next Gifting Frontier
Ethereum. Doegecoin. Ripple. Litecoin. Stellar. Bitcoin. Unless you’re familiar with cryptocurrency, those names probably look like something straight out of a science fiction story. But it’s no fiction: Cryptocurrency presents a huge—and largely untapped—opportunity for nonprofits.
A Positive Attitude is Not Enough
Will a positive attitude alone make you succeed? No. You need far more than that if you want to be successful. Here’s why a positive outlook is worthless, unless you have more in your quiver.
Nonprofit Loyalty: Are You Worthy of Being Adopted?
The plain, unvarnished truth is that traditional wealth screening tools simply do not work in planned giving. Here’s why nonprofit loyalty matters – and how you can gain it for your nonprofit!