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
1836 Hits
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
online donations tax summary letters memorial giving arts social media appeal letters gift notes field donor Volunteer module upgrading donors donor contact information office major gift prospects relationship tracking on site training National Change of Address updates backing up data tech tip correspondance donor retention rate PayPal donor preferences donor profile training tip SYBUNTS auction FundRaiser Spark raffle moves management premiums targeted mailings user spotlights In-Kind gifts donor attrition rate endowment campaign community supported gardens pictures happiness vacation End of Year Letters new version GivingTuesday data conversion mission driven donor recognition personalizing letters entering auction gifts donation history giving history merge fields motivation code lapsed donor mode code publicity materials word processor Personalizing community arts nonprofits adding personal notes to letters Facebook campaign Codes spreadsheets community broadcasting tribute gifts donor source customer service thank you letters donor attrition major donors welcome packet how-to videos disaster relief fundraising letters communications annual maintenance plan donor slip Constant Contact upgrade charity golf tournaments grants phoning donors New Year donor loyalty case study Crowdfunding Campaign Alternative Addresses Network for Good understanding giving trends importing csv foundations government grants board members the Ask product news pledges overview password protection Groupings advanced tab flash sales GoFundMe project user interface security monthly giving online donations animal rescue increasing giving amounts membersip benefits membership benefits operational costs volunteers how to handle auction gifts change of address updating Reminders customer portal brick campaign grassroots campaign small donations Snow Birds spare fields new features in honor of donations solicitors capital campaign correspondence letter templates training Congratulations support Facebook donor targeting volunteering nonprofit fundraising motivation custom page building donor relationships LYBUNTS corporate sponsors event management role of nonprofits gift entry general fundraising recurring gifts merge notes ticket sales segmenting donors follow up development director operating systems ROI accounting software Thanksgiving look and feel campaign management features add ons reports data analysis budget Reporting to IRS banquet technical support NCOA processing giving levels Resiliency Tickles Company culture Thank You annual campaign membership programs announcements Excel data entry new leadership Donor Portal Task List ticketsales #GivingTuesday alumni

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