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3 Social Media Tactics to Retain More Donors Right Now

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Donor retention rates declined from 50 percent in 2006 to less than 39 percent in 2013. Smart nonprofits are using a multi-channel approach to keep their donors informed, engaged, and passionate. How can you use social media to keep more first-time donors?

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What's in Your Donor Dossier?

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Veteran consultants Tony Martignetti and Maria Semple share strategies and methods for developing a stellar donor dossier.

Get Your Board to Raise Funds

Darian Rodriguez Heyman
Ann Lehman
Nov 30, 2011  

Replay the transcript of Darian Rodriguez Heyman, editor of Nonprofit Management 101: A Complete and Practical Guide for Leaders and Professionals, and Ann W. Lehman, co-author of Boards That Love Fundraising: A How-To Guide For Your Board, exploring why nonprofit board members should be actively involved in fundraising.

Board Compensation & Incentive Pay for Executives: Can Nonprofits Do This?

Pete Smith
Deborah Davidson
Dec 05, 2011  

This Q&A explores the right way to offer attractive pay and benefits and features Pete Smith (Smith Compensation Consulting) and Deborah Davidson (BoardSource).

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More Asking, Less Writing: Budgets that Make the Case

Apr 22, 2015, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This webinar benchmarks the most effective budgeting practices of successful project and general operating support fundraisers.


How to Boost Donor Retention with Social Media & E-mail: A Step-by-Step Guide

Apr 23, 2015, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

In this webinar, we’ll show you how to effectively “onboard” new donors, engage existing donors, and increase the number of repeat donors.


More Asking, Less Writing: Building Relationships with Foundations to Win the Next Grant

Apr 29, 2015, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Explore relationship-building activities at all stages of the grants process from initial contact to setting the stage for the next grant.



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Sep 30, 2010

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Jun 03, 2009

Laura Fredricks on Raising Major Gifts for Education