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.

Starting a Membership Program

Starting a Membership Program

Dear Kim,

I am the director of a very small nonprofit organization that provides programs and services to adoptive families. We are considering starting a membership program. I really don’t know where to start. Levels? Benefits? Any suggestions?

Continue reading
2584 Hits

Changing from Membership to Non-Member Organization

Changing from Membership to Non-Member Organization

Dear Kim,

I am the director of a membership nonprofit and our board is thinking about changing us to a non-member organization to help us refocus our efforts to serve our clientele, clean up organizationally and become more streamlined and efficient. Would this be a mistake and how tough is it to do this? What is the real question we should be asking ourselves to help determine whether we should be a non-member or member nonprofit? —Members Only

Continue reading
9091 Hits
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
how-to videos donor profile event management mission driven Task List reports animal rescue major donors development director custom page new version FundRaiser Spark community supported gardens Excel campaign management how to handle auction gifts ticket sales operating systems budget Company culture Thanksgiving Network for Good new features letter Reminders mailing Thank You tech tip ticketsales data conversion data entry annual campaign data analysis giving history grassroots campaign mode code annual maintenance plan membership benefits lapsed donor Personalizing volunteering online donations donor targeting donor source gift notes field transparency backing up data membership programs role of nonprofits Importing Data user interface alumni Reporting to IRS charity golf tournaments texting donors security motivation code raffle brick campaign upgrading donors communications holiday giving welcome packet training tip thank you letters direct mail upgrade donor preferences the Ask corporate sponsors In-Kind gifts in honor of donations follow up planned giving new donors word processor giving levels appeal correspondance donor recognition overview memorial giving building donor relationships look and feel donor attrition case study nonprofit fundraising personalizing letters LYBUNTS planning ROI donor loyalty auction PayPal customer service spare fields small donations donor contact information new leadership volunteers Codes Donor Portal disaster relief letter templates merge fields relationship tracking announcements Snow Birds importing csv targeted mailings correspondence National Change of Address community arts nonprofits foundations donor attrition rate updates arts entering auction gifts GoFundMe project tribute gifts product news Cloud NCOA processing flash sales fundraising letters recurring gifts office government grants spreadsheets large donations segmenting donors phoning donors Resiliency pictures social media holiday motivation #GivingTuesday Alternative Addresses happiness adding personal notes to letters prospects understanding giving trends Congratulations Crowdfunding Campaign solicitors Constant Contact tax summary letters endowment campaign FundRaiser Basic GivingTuesday customer portal online donations campaign support on site training merge notes vacation features add ons training pledges accounting software legacy giving SYBUNTS monthly giving gift acceptance policy holiday letters Facebook campaign End of Year Letters FundRaiser Hosted operational costs donor fundraising technical support user spotlights appeal letters change of address updating capital campaign banquet increasing giving amounts membersip benefits Tickles repeat donors password protection publicity materials New Year donor retention rate Volunteer module new nonprofit Groupings major gift prospects moves management premiums gift entry community broadcasting salutation grants general donor slip board members Facebook donation history advanced tab anonymous donors donor advised funds

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