Tag Archives: fundraising

Segmenting Lists

Dear Kim, I am about to take the plunge. For years I’ve listened to many fundraisers stress the importance of segmenting your donor lists. For a variety of reasons including laziness, being too busy, and poor software, I have not yet done this. But there are other reasons that I never see anyone mention. I […]

Spending Money to Raise Money

Dear Kim,  I was hired about a year ago as the development director for a small organization (budget $750,000), which raises most of its money from individuals and fees for service. The executive director told me I could spend $30,000 on a direct mail and social media campaign that included some web redesign. Four months […]

Activating the Social Media Grassroots: Lessons in Cultivating Online Communities

Cayden Mak shares how 18 Million Rising: Activating Asian America effectively uses social media to engage their constituents, building community and resources to support their campaigns.

Useful Donor Information

Dear Kim, We have 500 donors, of whom 50 give over $1,000 and another 50 give between $500-999. We do a decent job of keeping in touch with these 100 donors, usually talking to them by phone or visiting the top 20 largest donors at least once a year. I keep all the information on […]

Join the GIFT team!

We’re currently accepting applications for our next Resource Development Director. Join our team to lead our revenue generation activities. Applications due March 1st. Learn more and apply!

4.23 GFJ + NPQ + Kim Klein webinar=$59

Today’s your last chance to get one-year subscriptions to the Grassroots Fundraising Journal AND the Nonprofit Quarterly AND participate in a webinar with fundraising expert Kim Klein on Upgrading Donors for just $59! Open to all, not just new subscribers. Please share widely and sign up here! For just $59 you’ll get: 1. A special […]

Listen now: Webinars on Demand

Building a Successful Monthly Sustainer Program; Create an Annual Fundraising Plan; Build a Better Board; Raps that Raise Money; Recruit 4 Great Board Members in the Next 4 Months; Build a Strong Mid-Level Donor Program; How Small Groups Can Raise BIG Money; On Being a Consultant

7.21 Top ten reasons why you should come to Money for Our Movements!

The Money for Our Movements conference is right around the corner—here’s our top ten list for why you should register today! 10. You’ll get top-notch fundraising training on online fundraising, boards, special events, databases, and more! 9. Our keynote speakers, Saru Jayaraman and Attica Woodson Scott, will inspire you with new ideas for how we […]

11.17 Redefining Wealth, Giving Thanks

This weekend at The Stone House, we’re doing a community event and fundraiser called “Redefining Wealth, Giving Thanks.” The inspiration came after I went to a couple of events hosted by other nonprofits in our area that were designed to cultivate donors. These are both organizations I like a lot and that we collaborate with. […]

10.28 Raise more money for community organizing!

Join Margie Fine on Tuesday, November 16th for her webinar with GIFT–Untapped: Developing & Deepening Relationships with Donors for Community Organizing. Just $50-$150 per site (more than one person per site is encouraged!) depending on your group’s budget size. Having a hard time communicating the importance of community organizing to prospective donors and funders? Join […]