Nonprofits! Ensure Compliance with New Gmail and Yahoo Email Authentication Rules in 2024

January 17th, 2024

As of February 2024, Gmail and Yahoo are implementing new requirements to combat spam and protect users from unwanted emails.   These changes will impact reporting & deliverability for large senders, including nonprofit organizations that rely on email communication for fundraising and outreach.   To help nonprofits navigate these new requirements, we have compiled a […]

Where Do New Ideas Come From?

July 19th, 2023

At the beginning of the year, I read about a new trend. Instead of creating resolutions that often fall by the wayside in a few weeks, people chose a “nudge word.”  The idea is your “nudge word” becomes your guide throughout the year. Two things immediately made me like this better than the typical resolution. First, […]

Don’t Let Your Donors Disappear: Stewardship Strategies to Improve Retention

March 20th, 2023

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

January 19th, 2023

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!

November 14th, 2022

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

September 20th, 2022

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 […]

Pre-Gaming Year-End

September 7th, 2022

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?

July 13th, 2022

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

November 2nd, 2020

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

June 26th, 2020

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.