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How to Successfully Switch to a New Nonprofit CRM

Successfully switching to a new nonprofit CRM can feel like a big undertaking. But finding the best CRM solution for your nonprofit will help you in countless ways. You will save hours of administrative time, be able to connect better with your donors, and ultimately...

How to Write a Powerful Year-End Appeal Letter

Every year, thousands of nonprofits send out their year-end appeal letter. This is one of the most essential pieces of communication a nonprofit will produce. About 28% of nonprofits raise between 26% to 50% of their annual funds from their year-end ask. So taking the...

How to Keep your Nonprofit Data Clean and Organized

Keeping your nonprofit data clean will elevate your fundraising efforts. Clean and organized data will also help you gain the most value from your nonprofit CRM. Messy data can interfere with reporting and communications, and be costly to your organization. In this...

How to Start a Successful Volunteer Program

Building a successful volunteer program will offer numerous benefits to your nonprofit organization. Many nonprofits can be intimidated by the legwork involved in setting up a volunteer program. However, if planned properly, a volunteer program will pay itself back...

Nonprofit Donation Pages: Tips, Tricks, and Examples

Online fundraising is on the rise and your nonprofit should have an awesome donation page to collect online donations. Even if you already have a donation form on your website, taking time to optimize the page it lives on will help drive more donations. In this...

How to Thank Recurring Donors (+Sample Letter)

Thanking monthly donors is the best way your nonprofit can ensure they continue to give. According to research, recurring donors give 42% more per year than one-time donors. Because of the nature of their gifts and the value of recurring donors, it is important to...

Donor Acknowledgment Letters: A Complete Guide

Donor acknowledgment letters are a valuable component of donor retention. If you give the same amount of attention to your acknowledgment letters as you do your appeal letters, you can vastly improve your donor retention rate.  Your thank you letters serve a practical...

Donor Retention Best Practices for Nonprofits

Is Donor Retention an active part of your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy? If not, investing time and resources on donor retention will have a positive impact on the financial health of your organization. It costs more money to bring in a new donor than to keep a...

Building Your Nonprofit Content Calendar in 2022

Your nonprofit’s content should help tell a story and inspire your audience. Good content also adds value and educates. Nonprofits need to plan their content in order for it to work in their favor.  Sporadic posting and communication can hurt an organization. If the...

Year End Tax Statements: 7 Creative Ideas

It’s the time of year where nonprofits are busy preparing their year-end tax statements. Year-end tax statements, tax letters, or contribution statements as we call them here at DonorSnap are a great way to help your donors prepare their tax returns.   What are...
How to Successfully Switch to a New Nonprofit CRM

How to Successfully Switch to a New Nonprofit CRM

Successfully switching to a new nonprofit CRM can feel like a big undertaking. But finding the best CRM solution for your nonprofit will help you in countless ways. You will save hours of administrative time, be able to connect better with your donors, and ultimately...

read more
How to Write a Powerful Year-End Appeal Letter

How to Write a Powerful Year-End Appeal Letter

Every year, thousands of nonprofits send out their year-end appeal letter. This is one of the most essential pieces of communication a nonprofit will produce. About 28% of nonprofits raise between 26% to 50% of their annual funds from their year-end ask. So taking the...

read more
How to Keep your Nonprofit Data Clean and Organized

How to Keep your Nonprofit Data Clean and Organized

Keeping your nonprofit data clean will elevate your fundraising efforts. Clean and organized data will also help you gain the most value from your nonprofit CRM. Messy data can interfere with reporting and communications, and be costly to your organization. In this...

read more
How to Start a Successful Volunteer Program

How to Start a Successful Volunteer Program

Building a successful volunteer program will offer numerous benefits to your nonprofit organization. Many nonprofits can be intimidated by the legwork involved in setting up a volunteer program. However, if planned properly, a volunteer program will pay itself back...

read more
Nonprofit Donation Pages: Tips, Tricks, and Examples

Nonprofit Donation Pages: Tips, Tricks, and Examples

Online fundraising is on the rise and your nonprofit should have an awesome donation page to collect online donations. Even if you already have a donation form on your website, taking time to optimize the page it lives on will help drive more donations. In this...

read more
How to Thank Recurring Donors (+Sample Letter)

How to Thank Recurring Donors (+Sample Letter)

Thanking monthly donors is the best way your nonprofit can ensure they continue to give. According to research, recurring donors give 42% more per year than one-time donors. Because of the nature of their gifts and the value of recurring donors, it is important to...

read more
Donor Acknowledgment Letters: A Complete Guide

Donor Acknowledgment Letters: A Complete Guide

Donor acknowledgment letters are a valuable component of donor retention. If you give the same amount of attention to your acknowledgment letters as you do your appeal letters, you can vastly improve your donor retention rate.  Your thank you letters serve a practical...

read more
Donor Retention Best Practices for Nonprofits

Donor Retention Best Practices for Nonprofits

Is Donor Retention an active part of your nonprofit’s fundraising strategy? If not, investing time and resources on donor retention will have a positive impact on the financial health of your organization. It costs more money to bring in a new donor than to keep a...

read more
Building Your Nonprofit Content Calendar in 2022

Building Your Nonprofit Content Calendar in 2022

Your nonprofit’s content should help tell a story and inspire your audience. Good content also adds value and educates. Nonprofits need to plan their content in order for it to work in their favor.  Sporadic posting and communication can hurt an organization. If the...

read more
Year End Tax Statements: 7 Creative Ideas

Year End Tax Statements: 7 Creative Ideas

It’s the time of year where nonprofits are busy preparing their year-end tax statements. Year-end tax statements, tax letters, or contribution statements as we call them here at DonorSnap are a great way to help your donors prepare their tax returns.   What are...

read more
Nonprofit Text Message (SMS) Campaign Best Practices

Nonprofit Text Message (SMS) Campaign Best Practices

When your nonprofit has an important message, you can’t afford to have it ignored, missed, or deleted. That is where text message (or SMS) campaigns come in. Unlike email or direct mail, text message campaigns are the most effective way to share urgent messages with...

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GivingTuesday 2022 Checklist for Nonprofits

GivingTuesday 2022 Checklist for Nonprofits

GivingTuesday is a global day of giving celebrated across the world. In 2020 over $2 billion dollars were donated to US nonprofits by 34.8 million people on GivingTuesday. Any nonprofit and member of your community can take part in GivingTuesday.  In this checklist,...

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