FundRaiser Blog

The FundRaiser Software Blog is an excellent resource for nonprofit organizations looking to learn more about fundraising, donor management, membership management, and much more.

Launching an Annual Campaign

Launching an Annual Campaign

Dear Kim:

I was recently hired by a community health center as the Fundraising Manager to implement the first-ever Annual Campaign. Our organization is over 30 years old and thriving, but it has been funded primarily by patient fees and grants until now. We are working on developing our business identity, including re-designing our logo/tagline and creating publicity materials to use for the campaign. Do you have suggestions of key elements to include as part of an information packet for cultivating donors? My plan is to get samples from other community agencies in healthcare, as well as organizations that are guided by the same values in their work even if different in scope, including policy/advocacy organizations, universities, and environmental groups. We are working on developing content, working off of the Case for Support, but I don’t know the best practice for deciding what to include and how to present it.

Continue reading
1306 Hits
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
donor contact information data entry online donations fundraising donor phoning donors publicity materials membersip benefits membership programs ticket sales GoFundMe project donor slip Facebook campaign password protection understanding giving trends overview volunteering raffle monthly giving on site training solicitors the Ask Reporting to IRS appeal letters #GivingTuesday pledges upgrade moves management membership benefits donor retention rate word processor Codes arts LYBUNTS community supported gardens announcements government grants accounting software motivation office major donors increasing giving amounts FundRaiser Spark online donations social media nonprofit fundraising training donor recognition corporate sponsors grassroots campaign Resiliency tech tip donor loyalty mode code foundations Crowdfunding Campaign fundraising letters case study relationship tracking Alternative Addresses event management annual maintenance plan in honor of donations data conversion grants updates support happiness gift entry giving levels Company culture custom page charity golf tournaments Volunteer module general community broadcasting reports security banquet board members endowment campaign flash sales welcome packet donation history merge fields donor attrition rate Thank You look and feel operating systems disaster relief major gift prospects targeted mailings Congratulations change of address updating backing up data capital campaign features GivingTuesday memorial giving add ons segmenting donors donor attrition animal rescue Snow Birds customer portal tax summary letters alumni budget product news Donor Portal campaign management thank you letters user spotlights End of Year Letters upgrading donors data analysis NCOA processing communications premiums how-to videos customer service spreadsheets small donations role of nonprofits building donor relationships annual campaign Facebook training tip correspondence community arts nonprofits advanced tab volunteers motivation code ROI development director tribute gifts Groupings mission driven operational costs Excel recurring gifts new leadership spare fields importing csv ticketsales PayPal follow up lapsed donor In-Kind gifts National Change of Address

Connect With Us

  800-880-3454 ext 3
  Email Us
  Request More Information
  Monday-Friday
      8:30AM-5:30PM CST

Customer Portal Login Form

User Name:
Password:

If you are not sure about your Customer User Name, please call 800-543-4131 and we will be able to help you.

Or you have lost your password, Request Password