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.

Do's and Don'ts of Texting Donors


Dear Kim,

I am wondering about texting our current and lapsed donors to ask for money? We have a donor base that tends to be young and we have lot of phone numbers (sometimes we have a cell number and not a snail mail address). I think this would work well because it is much more efficient than writing and calling and a lot of people don’t use their phone for calling anymore. My ED wants me to check with someone else. What do you think?

Continue reading
1939 Hits
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
membersip benefits fundraising Cloud general operating systems FundRaiser Spark donor advised funds donor happiness ROI the Ask in honor of donations appeal email ticket sales passwords publicity materials campaign management new version GivingTuesday online donations gift acceptance policy Thank You texting donors NCOA processing gift entry donor retention rate Reminders holiday giving SYBUNTS word processor tribute gifts understanding giving trends arts holiday letters social media campaign training donor recognition charity golf tournaments ticketsales targeted mailings spreadsheets banquet customer portal capital campaign support Congratulations backing up data mailing donor attrition development director donor relations small donations letter customer service online donations grants legacy giving Donor Portal #GivingTuesday annual maintenance plan New Year nonprofit fundraising correspondance role of nonprofits change of address updating volunteering donation history case study Facebook campaign LYBUNTS product news updates advanced tab Reporting to IRS training tip solicitors brick campaign memorial giving holiday disaster relief membership benefits how-to videos endowment campaign Network for Good new donors new features Crowdfunding Campaign donor contact information community arts nonprofits motivation pictures donor retention anonymous donors data conversion PayPal overview data analysis Importing Data grassroots campaign data entry security giving history giving levels In-Kind gifts personalizing letters entering auction gifts National Change of Address premiums FundRaiser Hosted Codes lapsed donor increasing giving amounts budget letter templates volunteers donor slip flash sales Task List planned giving transparency building donor relationships spare fields foundations donor profile importing csv Volunteer module adding personal notes to letters look and feel animal rescue donor source follow up custom page merge notes upgrading donors correspondence Groupings donor loyalty planning Excel user spotlights announcements community broadcasting thank you letters Thanksgiving major donors donor targeting moves management office Resiliency tech tip new leadership new nonprofit pledges donor preferences board members tax summary letters password protection mode code add ons community supported gardens large donations Company culture vacation phoning donors annual campaign government grants salutation monthly giving donor engagement features technical support auction direct mail user interface Personalizing recurring gifts event management GoFundMe project accounting software welcome packet End of Year Letters membership programs reports how to handle auction gifts Facebook merge fields gift notes field alumni segmenting donors motivation code Snow Birds donor attrition rate on site training Tickles corporate sponsors upgrade relationship tracking donor prospects fundraising letters repeat donors major gift prospects communications FundRaiser Basic Alternative Addresses appeal letters Constant Contact prospects mission driven raffle operational costs

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