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

TextingDonors

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
1058 Hits
Wait a minute, while we are rendering the calendar
membership programs on site training understanding giving trends annual campaign password protection recurring gifts building donor relationships letter data entry campaign management Facebook campaign Crowdfunding Campaign government grants In-Kind gifts new version disaster relief operational costs Codes add ons reports Thank You volunteers increasing giving amounts role of nonprofits product news End of Year Letters donor correspondance look and feel donation history Groupings relationship tracking donor retention rate Reporting to IRS annual maintenance plan Importing Data holiday budget mission driven office segmenting donors LYBUNTS vacation how-to videos backing up data community broadcasting volunteering #GivingTuesday moves management National Change of Address Congratulations holiday giving follow up user interface arts targeted mailings online donations membersip benefits FundRaiser Basic training tip mailing customer service solicitors Thanksgiving Excel FundRaiser Spark lapsed donor development director repeat donors happiness appeal appeal letters animal rescue premiums correspondence Volunteer module upgrading donors tribute gifts major donors transparency donor advised funds pledges auction community arts nonprofits overview ticket sales Personalizing Alternative Addresses donor loyalty SYBUNTS updates how to handle auction gifts change of address updating donor targeting gift acceptance policy board members salutation nonprofit fundraising data analysis raffle large donations Network for Good new donors merge notes technical support grants word processor texting donors donor retention personalizing letters the Ask Reminders letter templates donor attrition rate brick campaign motivation code donor prospects tech tip donor source Company culture charity golf tournaments donor slip user spotlights flash sales direct mail planning foundations community supported gardens announcements accounting software NCOA processing data conversion social media planned giving major gift prospects upgrade new nonprofit giving levels donor recognition security banquet customer portal legacy giving holiday letters endowment campaign corporate sponsors prospects New Year email new leadership importing csv spreadsheets entering auction gifts tax summary letters ROI communications operating systems Cloud spare fields donor preferences pictures grassroots campaign capital campaign Constant Contact training custom page Facebook support adding personal notes to letters donor relations Task List fundraising GoFundMe project Donor Portal fundraising letters membership benefits donor engagement general mode code small donations ticketsales giving history case study donor contact information anonymous donors memorial giving online donations advanced tab gift entry event management FundRaiser Hosted alumni motivation new features donor attrition Snow Birds Tickles campaign PayPal Resiliency donor profile welcome packet features in honor of donations phoning donors passwords monthly giving GivingTuesday publicity materials thank you letters merge fields gift notes field

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