Do you think your organization does a good job at saying “Thank You”? But, more importantly, do your donors think you do a good job? With donor retention rates steadily declining, experience says most organizations could be better at making their donors feel appreciated. Sure, times are tough, money is tight, and acknowledgments can be […]
Website Redesign: Maximizing Fundraising with Key Tools & Tips
While the primary function of your organization’s website is promoting your mission, ensuring its fundraising elements are aligning with industry best practices is undeniably important. How important? Well, according to Blackbaud’s 2021 Charitable Giving Report, nonprofits have seen a 42% increase in online giving over the past three years with an average of 12% of […]
Accepting Stock as Donations: Do It!
Stock transfers as a means of donating have been growing in popularity over the past several years. Why? Savvy donors appreciate the option of being able to donate with stock because it offers them additional tax benefits. Savvy nonprofits understand the value of non-cash assets as well as the opportunities that arise when they offer […]
Growing Your Monthly Donor Program through Digital Promotion: A Case Study
THE QUESTION Are monthly donors worth more time and strategic investment? The Newport ONE team says “Yes!” and here are a few reasons why. 1- Monthly donors, also known as sustainers, are almost always more valuable to nonprofits. Their donations, although often smaller, add up significantly over time resulting in a higher donor lifetime value […]
Students are back in school and summer is unofficially behind us. And – buckle up – Christmas is less than 4 months away. Have your breath back yet? If you’re a fundraiser, you’re probably well into your year-end planning already. If you’re not, you should start today. “Pre-gaming” year-end can give your bottom line a […]
Is Now the Right Time to Step Up Your Direct Response Program?
Friends, uncertain times can make us feel uncertain about fundraising. But times like these are the exact time NOT to pull back. Instead, it’s the right time to double down on proven strategies. Yes, we are still dealing with a two-year-old, no-end-in-sight international pandemic as well as its effect on our lives and communities. We […]
Fundraising Voices: How do you help others? New Donor Survey
Newport One’s Craig DePole is featured in a recent podcast episode of Fundraising Voices where he discusses the results of the 2020 Giving Survey.
Increasing Nonprofit Equity & Inclusion with Kishshana Palmer, CFRE
We sat down last week for a leadership conversation with Kishshana Palmer, CFRE, CEO of Kishshana & Co., Founder of The Rooted Collaborative, and Author of Hey, I’m New Here.
Equity and inclusion in the nonprofit sector with Amira Barger, MBA, CVA, CFRE
In this episode our good friend Amira Barger, Head of Business Development at the Public Health Institute talks with us about one of the most under-addressed topics in the nonprofit sector. Equity and inclusion.
COVID-19 Fundraising Observations from NextAfter with Brady Josephson
Brady Josephson, Managing Director of the Institute for Online Fundraising at NextAfter recently sat down with us to share what he’s learning about the changing fundraising landscape during the COVID-19 crisis.