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.

Know Your Organization, part 2

Know Your Organization, part 2
Who Cares Enough about Our Organization to Give Us Money?

Remember the TV detective Kojak, played by the late Telly Savalas, who was always asking, “Who loves ya, baby?” Well, the question fund-raisers need to ask of their organizations is the same, although it is more likely to be phrased, Who cares about us and why?

Let’s go back to the mission statement for a moment. If an organization’s mission statement is truly in sync with what the organization is doing, it provides a way to help identify who cares about it and why. Or put another way, it explains who benefits from the existence of the organization.

Continue reading
2021 Hits
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
password protection add ons direct mail appeal annual maintenance plan major gift prospects Codes prospects gift notes field FundRaiser Basic merge fields texting donors how to handle auction gifts membership benefits nonprofit fundraising development director follow up Reporting to IRS board members Excel custom page National Change of Address increasing giving amounts mailing spare fields Groupings animal rescue #GivingTuesday legacy giving budget support transparency operating systems new nonprofit correspondence solicitors Reminders donor Constant Contact Importing Data word processor donor retention rate memorial giving security ticket sales in honor of donations upgrading donors backing up data understanding giving trends In-Kind gifts adding personal notes to letters giving levels premiums user interface Facebook monthly giving arts the Ask planning correspondance salutation grants government grants donor attrition vacation Cloud merge notes role of nonprofits motivation auction new leadership motivation code letter look and feel Volunteer module pictures ROI ticketsales mode code updates End of Year Letters training donor slip how-to videos communications new version small donations holiday giving pledges happiness case study tribute gifts social media PayPal relationship tracking Network for Good community supported gardens operational costs training tip donor source thank you letters donor profile building donor relationships holiday letters community broadcasting campaign letter templates Crowdfunding Campaign donor targeting appeal letters customer portal grassroots campaign Personalizing SYBUNTS large donations GoFundMe project major donors Donor Portal endowment campaign phoning donors Alternative Addresses data entry technical support disaster relief entering auction gifts user spotlights Facebook campaign volunteering planned giving announcements fundraising change of address updating Thanksgiving welcome packet gift acceptance policy volunteers repeat donors community arts nonprofits general mission driven moves management on site training importing csv corporate sponsors holiday segmenting donors brick campaign data conversion giving history campaign management Company culture online donations new features membersip benefits banquet upgrade donor advised funds recurring gifts advanced tab Task List gift entry reports FundRaiser Spark overview LYBUNTS data analysis spreadsheets FundRaiser Hosted donation history online donations anonymous donors Tickles alumni donor recognition fundraising letters New Year accounting software customer service event management office publicity materials foundations personalizing letters donor loyalty donor preferences Resiliency capital campaign annual campaign lapsed donor tech tip raffle donor attrition rate Congratulations Snow Birds GivingTuesday product news Thank You flash sales tax summary letters targeted mailings charity golf tournaments NCOA processing membership programs features donor contact information new donors

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