Donor Fundraising Articles

Here are our donor fundraising related articles grouped by category of donor management, donor recognition, or donation letters.

Donor Management

Donor Management Tips – Ten donor management tips you can use to develop your donor base – Why fundraising is equivalent to friend raising and what it means to your approach.

Fundraising Management – Tips on maximizing capital campaign contributions through proper management.

Nonprofit Fundraising Relationships – The importance of managing donor relationships in nonprofit fundraising – How to keep your donors engaged for repeat donations.

Online Fundraising – Ten ways to build your donor list through email and other online fundraising strategies.

Email Fundraising – How to inspire your email fundraising readers to go online and donate to your group.

Non-Profit – Advice for non-profit groups on the best ways to raise funds and increase their donor base – What you may be overlooking in nonprofit resources.

Major Gift Plan – How to structure a major donor program and properly categorize and track potential donors.

Fundraising Job – Why a career as a fundraising development officer provides an interesting and unique job opportunity.

Donor Newsletters – How to increase donor retention and donations by building relationships with prospective donors – Why you should avoid asking for donations in your monthly newsletter.

Charity Fundraising – Overview of a dozen charity fundraising methods – Common mistakes non-profit groups make when asking for donations.

Non-profit Fund Raising – Organizational tips – Four ways to boost your non-profit fund raiser results by being smart.

Nonprofit Mistakes – Judith Rothbaum on how to avoid three common mistakes at your nonprofit organization – Know your donors and make sure they know your non-profit group well.

Non-profit Organizations Fundraising – Basic strategy advice on fundraising for non-profit organizations – How to information on capital campaigns and charity events.

Nonprofit Fundraisers – Why some fundraisers might not actually be raising funds for your nonprofit – What to focus on when raising funds at your nonprofit.

Donor Recognition

Donor Recognition – How to use donor recognition to increase your capital campaign results.

Capital Campaigns – Capital campaign strategies for non-profit groups to increase their donor base.

Fund-Raising: Nine Basic Truths – Description of what is at the heart of every fund-raising campaign.

Foolproof Donor Fundraising – How to identify with more potential donors – Tips for foolproof donor fundraising.

Church Fundraisers – Church fund-raising through donor recognition – Christian fundraiser charity activities.

Church Fund Raising – Some creative approaches to church fund raising – Tips on everything from capital campaigns to church youth group fundraisers.

Donor Letters

Increasing Donor Gift Size – How to increase the size of donor gifts from your fundraising letters – Proven methods for getting better donation response rates.

Voice Your Donation Request – Increase results by adding voices to your donation request letters – How to give your fundraising letters more punch.

Donation Letters – How many times to ask for a donation in your donation letters – Why you should ask three times in your donation request letter.

Powerful Postscripts – Ten ways to boost donation letter response rates – Add powerful postscripts to your fundraising letters.

Sample Donation Thank You Letter – Here’s a sample thank you note and tips on how to thank each donor personally for their contribution.

Donation Request Letter Tips – How using a protagonist to relate your story boosts the results of any donation request letter.

Donation Thank You Letter – Free sample donation thank you letter you can copy – Thanking donors with personalized thank you notes.

Fundraising Donation Request Letters – Get better results from your donation request letters by grabbing attention, building interest, creating a desire to help, and issuing a call to action.

Donation Request Letters – Sample donation request letters and how to tips on writing your own fundraising letter.

Fundraising Mailing Lists – Tips for using a list broker to expand your fundraising mailing list – Sample donation requests to help raise funds easily.

Donation Letter Storytelling – Discover why your donation letter should tell a good story to get a good response – Fundraising letter tips on improving your response rate.