Giving Compass' Take:

•  John Killoran at GuideStar Blog discusses how nonprofits can find alternative and innovative ways to fundraise and communicate to donors. 

• Which fundraising tactic is the most influential in donor circles? 

• Read about how organizations can strengthen their fundraising capacity. 

Your nonprofit’s most recent fundraising campaign may have ended, but that doesn’t mean that your efforts to motivate your donors need to slow down! Your fundraising can be successful all year long if you provide your donors with reminders of the good work you do and easy ways to support its continuation.

On all of the platforms you use to communicate with your donors, your goal is to craft an engaging and personalized message that they’ll want to read and respond to with a donation.

Nonprofits of all types and sizes can implement these ideas at any time to build stronger relationships with donors and encourage new supporters to contribute.

  • Provide text-to-give service to make donating convenient.
  • Refresh your online donation page.
  • Update your social media presence.
  • Host a fun community event.
  • Create merchandise your supporters will enjoy.
  • Understand your donors better using prospect research.

Read the full article about fundraising ideas by John Killoran at GuideStar Blog