Tag Archives: year end

8 Tips for Communicating Impact to Your Donors

Many of us scurried to make our charitable contributions in the final days of 2017. Who did you decide to give to… and what do communications have to do with it? Based on my own giving, I would say a … more

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‘Tis the Giving Season: Five Simple Steps for Raising Year-end Major Gift Revenue

Guest Post from Martha H. Schumacher, CFRE, ACFRE, MInstF (AdvDip) – President, Hazen Inc. It’s that time again, the Giving Season, when more than half of all individual donor philanthropy happens in America. This is the time of year when clients and … more

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Wrangling Partridges at Year End

This is for the fundraisers out there busily trying to pull together all of your year end communications right now — I’m here to tell you, I understand. Do you have your match set up? Are your donation pages designed and ready … more

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Don’t Be Afraid of Year End Fundraising

It’s almost Halloween…and that means you should have your year-end fundraising plan in place! But I’m willing to bet quite a few of you are just starting to dust the scary cobwebs off last year’s year end strategy to get … more

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Just Keep on Swimming, Swimming…I Mean Writing, Writing…

I came across this blog post by Nancy Schwartz the other day, and I couldn’t help but think how closely it aligns with our processes here at Impact.  It also offers some much needed advice to get through the last … more

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6 Ways to Ensure Typhoon Haiyan Doesn’t Wreak Havoc on Your Year-End Fundraising

As fellow humans, our hearts go out to the people of the Philippines as they struggle to recover from the massive destruction caused by Typhoon Haiyan.  More than 4,000 people are confirmed dead and 11 million were affected, many of … more

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What’s Really Scary? Not Having a Year-End Fundraising Plan!

We know you’re out there…those of you who are just now starting to think about your nonprofit’s year-end fundraising strategies.  We’ve heard from a few of you ourselves in recent weeks. While we understand how many pumpkins you are juggling … more

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Can Direct Mailers Learn from the Digital Geeks?

I’ve been thinking lately about year-end fundraising campaigns online—and how these campaigns just keep getting more and more robust every year. So what’s the secret sauce we’ve discovered online that we might want to dribble over our direct mail efforts? … more

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