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Fundraiser’s Corner: The Story of #GivingTuesday in 40 Subject Lines

#GivingTuesday was bigger than ever this year – raising $380 million from 3.6 million donors.  What were the Trends this year? #GivingTuesday started earlier and lasted longer, with many organizations sending emails a week or more in advance and a … more

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Impact Celebrates #GivingTuesday

The tradition at Impact continues – each member of our staff selected a nonprofit to a receive a contribution from the company on Giving Tuesday. Take a look at the organizations we are celebrating this year. Kathy: “My Giving Tuesday charity … more

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20 Years of Impact

Today marks the official day of Impact Communication’s 20th anniversary.  If you’re reading this, you’ve played a part in Impact’s journey. Thank you. We were thrilled to celebrate earlier this month with those who have supported this company in countless … more

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Provide a warm welcome to your new donors

I purchased something online from Jet. I didn’t give it much thought–it just popped up as I was searching for a product I needed to buy. I went ahead and bought it, but then Jet welcomed me in such a … more

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Impact is Hiring!

Read on to learn how you can join our team of passionate fundraisers! Impact Communications, Inc., based in Washington, DC, is seeking a FUNDRAISING CLIENT LIAISON with direct marketing experience to join our highly collaborative and fun team. You will work … more

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#WednesdayWisdom: Your Impact

“There’s no greater gift than thinking that you had some impact on the world, for the better.” -Gloria Steinem     Photo credit: Ms. Foundation for Women Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license

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Bon Voyage to Our Amanda

I am filled with pride to announce that Amanda Marcucci has accepted a new job with The International Fund for Animal Welfare. Serving as Development Project Manager, Amanda will be developing and managing communications to the IFAW’s major donors. Though … more

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First time gifts of $1000 in the mail? Yes, You Can!

I’ve worked in the direct response fundraising field for 30 years. And as far back as I can remember, the conventional wisdom was… you just can’t acquire high dollar donors through direct mail. After all, people reasoned, nobody will rent … more

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No-Cost Communications Help for Nonprofits

Our friends over at Georgetown University’s Center for Social Impact Communication recently announced an amazing pro bono program for nonprofits with small budgets but big communications needs. Social impact organizations can apply to work with Georgetown’s graduate students on projects … more

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#WednesdayWisdom: Good Business

“It is prodigious the quantity of good that may be done by one man, if he will make a business of it.” -Benjamin Franklin     Photo credit: Robert Linsdell Used under a Creative Commons (CC-BY-2.0) license

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