After two COVID-plagued years that have turned fundraising upside-down for many nonprofits, the stakes for 2022 are as high as any time in recent memory. We’re here to help you plan an impactful campaign to reach your fundraising goals.
DonorPoint recently had the privilege of being an exhibitor at the United Way Great Rivers 2022 Conference in Madison, WI. The sense of community and energy in the room was apparent, and we met so many great people who dedicate their careers to helping their communities under the guidance of the UW mission.
Lots of people ask us ‘What’s so special about DonorPoint?’ We’ll take you step-by-step through how — by using best practices from eCommerce — we can help you raise money more effectively than ever before.
Making the leap from a donor who is engaged only around major campaigns to one who’s engaged year-round? That is what nonprofits (yours included) aspire to. This month we offer some ideas on how to get your donors down that path….and involving them 365 days a year.
In last month’s blog, we showed you how to use the triumphs and missteps from your 2021 experiences to your advantage in 2022. Now that you’ve (hopefully) identified just what those successes and challenges were, we can move to the next step — putting together a rock-solid 2022 plan for your nonprofit!
After an eventful 2021, what lessons can you learn to plan for a successful 2022? Use the triumphs and missteps you experienced to your advantage. Here are some takeaways that will prove fruitful for your 2022 business plan.
We received such a positive reaction to our first installment of Year-End Appeal success stories that we’ve decided to add a second collection of shining stars for your eyes!
Here are three year-end appeals that really hit their mark, resonating so well with their constituents that they shattered their fundraising goals.
The third quarter of the calendar year is the most critical giving season — especially December, where nearly one-third of the year’s giving occurs.
Twenty-twenty-one — like its predecessor — has certainly had its share of challenges. The continuing threat presented by the COVID-19
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Shortly after we learn to speak as toddlers, we start telling stories. It’s a fundamental instrument to us as humans,
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It’s more apparent than ever that waiting for “normal” to return is a sure way to fail. And an essential
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As Fall becomes Winter, and clocks “Fall Back” now is as good a time as any to look at your current work-from-home situation and see what tweaks you can make to benefit your productivity and mental health.
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We’ve all been asked a lot in the last few months; change how we work, how we learn, how we
One of Big River’s founding principals was to bring change. Not only to the way nonprofits approached fundraising, but to
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Not to be overly cavalier, but I am willing to guess no one had “Global Virus & Civic Unrest” as
How to Utilize Volunteers in Virtual Events By now, just about everyone has had a physical event impacted by current
As the saying goes, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” But if that picture is stretched, pixelated, distorted or
Shanerock, like many nonprofits, is an organization born of passion and need. In 2010, Eric and Amy Haddad got the
The Ryan Banks Academy is Chicago’s first tuition-free, co-educational independent school which opened in 2018. The United Way of Greater
The rug has been pulled out from almost everyone. People feel like they’re overwhelmed with info and not receiving
In a continuing effort to help the nonprofit community, Big River is making a variety of tools available for reduced
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Time, Treasure & Talent. It’s the phrase every fundraiser knows, and possibly the oldest saying in nonprofit history. But
Current events have made abundantly clear what some nonprofits have learned the hard way in the past; events can sometimes
I can feel like new ideas are hard to come by in fundraising. Galas, auctions, appeals, raffles – lather, rinse,
Tell the Whole Story by Only Telling Part of It Its that time of the (new) year again. Time to
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Make the Ask, and Follow-Up Your donors understand that there is a cost to doing business in today’s digital world,
It can be hard to believe that Giving Tuesday is only 7 years old. But rapid growth has made this
Memes For GOOD!! Social Media has fundamentally changed our world, for better and worse. And we can wring our hands
I’m not the biggest fan in the world of roller coasters. I like them just fine, just not going out
Scottish Snowplows (Really) So first an English lesson, since we are, in the words of George Bernard Shaw, “Two peoples
This year’s Giving Tuesday is planned for December 3rd, but you should be planning now to capitalize on this rapidly
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As a new feature, we will be posting some little ideas from our clients and partners every month, in hope
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Have You Heard the News? A recent segment on the always excellent show Marketplace discussed the Metro Nashville Public School
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The Impact You Make on Your Donors Can Increase Their Affinity for Your Nonprofit Getting donors to give to your