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.

The Value of a Salutation


As many of the letters being sent transition from paper to digital and even email is being replaced by text messages and push notifications on apps, it’s important to think about whether we still have a place for formal salutations. While politeness and courtesy will never go out of style, too often when we call someone Mr. or Ms., such titles are eschewed for the person’s first name. When appealing to donors, what salutation should you use?

Continue reading
2452 Hits
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
In-Kind gifts charity golf tournaments new version custom page tax summary letters ticketsales memorial giving transparency holiday giving planned giving anonymous donors event management Codes features backing up data New Year tribute gifts entering auction gifts password protection Alternative Addresses motivation code volunteering holiday fundraising pictures auction role of nonprofits recurring gifts Importing Data alumni Donor Portal donor recognition major gift prospects donor contact information upgrading donors personalizing letters arts donor attrition merge fields Personalizing membership programs Task List gift notes field spreadsheets Network for Good small donations new leadership volunteers End of Year Letters add ons appeal adding personal notes to letters membersip benefits donor attrition rate premiums nonprofit fundraising moves management Reporting to IRS upgrade campaign management Reminders PayPal donor advised funds updates user spotlights holiday letters segmenting donors mode code animal rescue raffle donation history pledges welcome packet development director user interface National Change of Address mission driven correspondance campaign Thanksgiving general understanding giving trends giving history gift acceptance policy increasing giving amounts planning LYBUNTS Tickles email Excel phoning donors follow up how to handle auction gifts large donations social media grassroots campaign community broadcasting Resiliency donor targeting #GivingTuesday prospects word processor GoFundMe project fundraising letters new features product news motivation annual maintenance plan solicitors brick campaign repeat donors spare fields accounting software training tip salutation data conversion security legacy giving donor prospects thank you letters training advanced tab foundations Crowdfunding Campaign capital campaign FundRaiser Spark flash sales change of address updating data entry Thank You support grants correspondence membership benefits new nonprofit monthly giving donor retention case study giving levels donor preferences community arts nonprofits passwords donor relations corporate sponsors targeted mailings new donors government grants online donations texting donors appeal letters donor retention rate customer portal donor board members office Congratulations operational costs communications FundRaiser Hosted announcements publicity materials merge notes lapsed donor donor profile online donations direct mail happiness Facebook endowment campaign annual campaign donor source NCOA processing mailing donor slip donor engagement budget letter in honor of donations community supported gardens technical support operating systems ROI importing csv the Ask on site training major donors donor loyalty Facebook campaign disaster relief vacation FundRaiser Basic tech tip GivingTuesday gift entry ticket sales overview Groupings Constant Contact Volunteer module customer service building donor relationships Snow Birds relationship tracking banquet Company culture SYBUNTS how-to videos letter templates look and feel Cloud data analysis reports

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