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.

Re-Asking In Honor/Memory Donors

Re-Asking In Honor/Memory Donors

Dear Kim,

We receive a significant number of donations in honor/memory of individuals. Most are one time donations. Is it proper to add these donors to our ask list?

Continue reading
3002 Hits

5 Simple Ways to Publicize Your Memorial Giving Program to Donors

5 Simple Ways to Publicize Your Memorial Giving Program to Donors
Memorial giving reminder on flap of reply envelope
Example of reply envelope text. This is the First Witness reply envelope, and the text is on the back under the flap. It has generated much of their memorial gift donations.

Memorial giving feels good. A donor is able to give to an organization they or a loved one values, and at the same time express a positive connection to someone important to them. Because of the all-around 'feel good' of memorial giving, organizations who successfully promote this kind of donation reap the benefits not only of the gifts, but also the extra good feelings associated with the gifts.

Letting your donors know that they can give to your organization in honor of someone can be very simple and straightforward. Becky Lindberg of First Witness Child Abuse Resource Center and a FundRaiser Select user says, "it is such an easy painless way to keep people connected to your program."

Continue reading
10311 Hits
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
donor attrition donor contact information donor donor loyalty anonymous donors lapsed donor custom page endowment campaign operational costs data analysis arts publicity materials texting donors campaign management holiday look and feel data entry fundraising letters membership programs event management phoning donors alumni GivingTuesday donor retention rate motivation code NCOA processing grants solicitors mailing PayPal follow up Personalizing Thanksgiving moves management role of nonprofits merge notes operating systems gift notes field thank you letters case study legacy giving Cloud how to handle auction gifts social media technical support nonprofit fundraising donor attrition rate animal rescue repeat donors new donors product news banquet Reporting to IRS user interface donor engagement add ons charity golf tournaments appeal premiums membersip benefits Facebook Task List LYBUNTS personalizing letters spreadsheets Facebook campaign disaster relief transparency grassroots campaign new version word processor donor preferences pledges GoFundMe project End of Year Letters letter templates Snow Birds salutation new features office donor advised funds annual campaign letter features segmenting donors National Change of Address corporate sponsors announcements happiness volunteers monthly giving planned giving ticket sales ticketsales communications advanced tab gift acceptance policy campaign fundraising Network for Good Donor Portal budget prospects correspondence Tickles new nonprofit importing csv FundRaiser Hosted planning FundRaiser Basic FundRaiser Spark Importing Data vacation adding personal notes to letters Thank You auction mode code Resiliency data conversion gift entry the Ask general donor slip appeal letters entering auction gifts understanding giving trends updates raffle password protection In-Kind gifts board members giving levels donor retention giving history brick campaign training tip email targeted mailings welcome packet large donations change of address updating annual maintenance plan Crowdfunding Campaign holiday giving volunteering holiday letters overview donor source increasing giving amounts security Reminders direct mail customer portal Company culture motivation flash sales reports tech tip #GivingTuesday donation history Alternative Addresses Congratulations donor profile in honor of donations on site training SYBUNTS relationship tracking Excel recurring gifts major donors Constant Contact donor recognition small donations backing up data donor relations online donations government grants development director upgrading donors Volunteer module building donor relationships training correspondance tribute gifts Codes mission driven tax summary letters pictures foundations online donations community broadcasting community supported gardens how-to videos Groupings donor targeting memorial giving ROI major gift prospects capital campaign user spotlights spare fields accounting software New Year upgrade new leadership passwords donor prospects merge fields membership benefits customer service support community arts nonprofits

Connect With Us

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

Customer Portal Login Form

User Name:

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