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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...

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...

GivingTuesday 2021 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,...

Nonprofit CRM: A Complete Guide for 2021

When it comes to successful fundraising, relationships are at the forefront. A nonprofit CRM will help you build meaningful relationships with your supporters. To reap the true benefits of CRM, your nonprofit will need both a system and a strategy. Keep reading to...

8 Steps to Setting up a Monthly Giving Program

If your nonprofit does not have a monthly giving program, you are missing out on the fastest-growing segment of online fundraising. A monthly giving program is more than adding giving frequency to your forms. In this article discover how you can launch a successful...

14 Tips to Streamline Year-End Giving Season

As we soak up the last few weeks of summer, this is your reminder to start preparing for year-end giving. While the busy holiday season may seem far off, the more you prepare ahead of time, the more streamlined your year-end giving will be.   Below we cover what...

Online Fundraising: A Complete Guide for 2021

Online fundraising gives your nonprofit new avenues for growth. There are abundant opportunities to reach new audiences and raise more funds between social media, your website, and online fundraising tools. According to philanthropynewsdigest.org, online giving up was...

Using Emotion and Reason to Write a Donation-Worthy Impact Story

Nonprofits need to be great storytellers. Sharing stories of your organization and the work you do, as well as those of your donors and the people you help, impacts your success as an organization. Weaving emotion and reason into your nonprofit’s narrative is a great...

LYBUNT & SYBUNT: 3 Steps to Re-Engage Lapsed Donors

What is a LYBUNT Report? LYBUNT is an acronym for Last Year gave But Unfortunately Not This. LYBUNT reports are used by nonprofits to find lapsed donors. Lapsed Donors are donors who gave within a specific time period but not in the following time period. With the...

Nonprofit Memorial Donations: A Complete Guide for 2021

This guide will cover everything from nonprofit memorial donation thank you letters to keeping track of memorial donations and how to notify families. Nonprofit memorial donations are an impactful way to pay tribute to a friend while supporting a grieving family....
Top 4 Fundraising Reports to Watch

Top 4 Fundraising Reports to Watch

Is data part of your fundraising strategy? Fundraising Report Card defines data-driven fundraising as fundraising that is compelled by data, not intuition or gut-feel. Using the data in your database will help you develop a more cohesive fundraising strategy....

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DonorSnap April 2021 System Updates

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:...

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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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