Leveraging Fundraising Basics: Lessons from Giving USA 2022

When the Giving USA 2022 report was released earlier this year, this key finding left many nonprofit professionals concerned: Total dollars given was down 10.5%* to $499.33 billion.

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Topics: Donor Cultivation, Fundraising, Annual Campaign, Donor Communications, Financial Development, Donor Management, Donor Engagement, Giving Usa

ChatGPT & Fundraising: A Primer

What will the impact of AI be on your work? How can you use AI tools to streamline your donor communications? What even is ChatGPT? All of these are legitimate questions that nonprofit leaders are tackling. Consider this a primer to jumpstart your own usage of this technology.

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Topics: Fundraising, Donor Communications, Fundraising Campaign, Productivity, Time Management

Why Are Relationships Important in Securing Grants?

Posted by DBD Grants Team

Courtesy of Kim Hinrichs and Kris Vrooman
Photos from Hausmann Construction and Hastings Family YMCA

This month we're discussing a few core approaches that we can use to prepare for next year.

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Topics: Fundraising, Donor Communications, grants, CelebratingOurClients, Client Stories

4 Steps to Improve Donor Retention

Posted by Mary Ramirez
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Topics: Donor Stewardship, Fundraising, Donor Communications


Posted by Lora Dow

Often at the end of a feasibility study, a non-profit is advised to conduct a “positioning campaign” while they prepare for an eventual capital campaign.

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Topics: Stewardship, Donor Communications, Positioning Campaign, Positioning

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