— By Julie Cooper —
What's old still works (really well!)
It's not a revolutionary new tool. Or a cool new app. It's not even a sort of new thingy. Nope.
As unglamorous as it may sound, calling donors (yep, by phone!) may be the secret ingredient for increasing your donor retention rate and securing your organization's financial future. The truth is if you really want to "wow" your donors and understand their motivations, give them a call to thank them.
But what do you say and how do you prioritize donor phone calls?
You made it to end of the "Giving Tuesday" race! Hooray!
So, pat yourself on the back and think about the all good that will be unleashed into the world thanks to the funds you raised.
If you aren't collapsed on the pavement over the exhaustion, I’ve got a few tips for you. I’ll tell you the 3 things you should do before grabbing your race medal and heading home.
These 3 things will help you raise more money throughout the entire year.
Nonprofits focused on donor retention and donor-centric fundraising have the advantage. They will always do better than those NPOs focused on the money.
In this video, you'll learn 2 quick & dirty reasons to spend time focusing on your thank you letters. Below you can download my Thank-You Letter Checklist & Guide. I hope you find this freebie valuable to you. :)
Today, you can start writing lovely thank you letters that help build relationships and raise more money.
Grab your FREE Thank-You Checklist & Guide right here:
“Last year my donations didn’t matter.”
This is what my mom said to me the other day. We were having a conversation about the upcoming April 15th tax returns deadline here in the states.