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Nonprofit Memorial Donations: A Complete Guide

This guide will cover everything from nonprofit memorial donation thank you letters, to how to keep track of memorial donations and notify families. Nonprofit memorial donations are an impactful way to pay tribute to a friend while supporting a grieving family....

Nonprofit Email Marketing: 8 Best Practices

Is your nonprofit using email marketing as part of your outreach? Email is now the most important communications channel for nonprofits according to Nonprofit Marketing Guide’s 2021 Trends Report. However, the report states that they see minimal email list management...

Donor Segmentation: 3 Ways it Will Improve Fundraising

Are you sending out mass communications to your mailing list without performing donor segmentation first?  If so, you may be missing out on the opportunity to improve engagement with your supporters. Donor segmentation is a powerful tool used in both marketing and...

Top 4 Fundraising Reports to Watch

Are you regularly using nonprofits reports in your fundraising strategy? Fundraising Report Card defines data-driven fundraising as fundraising that is compelled by data, not intuition or gut-feel. Using the reports data in your database will help you develop a more...

DonorSnap April 2021 System Updates

Added searching to DataMiner Platinum Field Export Selection and Query Builder tabs and alphabetized the field order. Updated the following reports to include a standardized set of fields in the export, include user-defined fields, and various functionality additions:...

How to Account for Credit Card Fees When Collecting Online Donations

Collecting online donations is a great way to reach potential new donors. It is no surprise that millennials prefer online and social giving, and organizations need to provide an outlet for this demographic. Online payment processors charge small fees for accepting...

SalesForce™ Not Designed For Non Profits

Salesforce is one of the largest software companies in the world. It is well known as one of the most successful business Customer Relationship Management platforms on the market.  While Salesforce is a great CRM solution for for-profit organizations, it was not...

DonorSnap Responsive Forms Tool Updates: February 2021

DonorSnap's Responsive Forms tool allows you to  create interactive web forms to collect information directly from your contacts over the internet. The Responsive Forms tool has been recently updated with two new features. Both donation and interaction with payment...

Excel vs DonorSnap for DonorManagement

Excel vs DonorSnap for Donor Management In the blog article “6 Reasons to Upgrade from Excel to a NonProfit CRM” we covered the pitfalls of using Excel as your nonprofit database. Excel can be a useful tool to start, but quickly outlives its effectiveness. As your...

Comparing PayPal and DonorSnap with goEmerchant for Online Donations

Watch the PayPal vs. DonorSnap with goEmerchant Webinar.  Are you using PayPal to collect online donations?  Many nonprofits use PayPal because of their discounted nonprofit rates. While PayPal is a great choice for many nonprofits, there are other options for...
Protecting Your Donors’ Information on the Internet

Protecting Your Donors’ Information on the Internet

Lately you’ve seen many news stories relating to data breaches and personal information being hacked, and you may be wondering, “How can I protect my nonprofit organization?” The advent of the internet world in many ways have been a blessing and a curse.  Data is now...

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Donor Fatigue – Fact or Fiction?

 “Donor fatigue” is when your organization’s donors lose interest in your organization over time, and it is accelerated by asking for donations too often.  Over time every organization experiences the effect of long-term donors losing interest. This waning interest...

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