A well-thought-out strategy is always a key ingredient for success. That doesn’t change when times are bad.
Join Jeremy this week as he speaks with nonprofit leader Jay Hein about innovative social impact investing, religion and social policy, and what the George W. Bush White House got right.
You want your donors and prospective donors to know what your organization really is—and to remember it. That’s what branding is for.
Working alone, localism can mitigate some of the effects of larger root causes. In a thicker community, there would be fewer Cannells, because there would be more “preventative care.”
The fundamentals of fundraising don’t change whether times are good or times are bad. But applying those fundamentals well takes some careful thinking.
Presenting a study on how donor data can create models to predict which donors are most likely to upgrade.
Existing donors, both lapsed donors active, are already engaged in a conversation with you, one that they’re happy to participate in. You can leverage this existing relationship to boost their lifetime value and increase the percentage of donors giving at any moment. And handwritten thank you notes are a powerful ally in this effort.
Today on Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, Jeremy talks to investor and commentator David Bahnsen about the intersection of current trends in philanthropy and economics, including why stakeholder capitalism is a bad idea.
Stay tuned for a new series from American Philanthropic and Philanthropy Daily—”Fundraising When Times Are Bad”—to help you navigate today’s recession.
Catch Mary Eberstadt on this week’s Givers, Doers, & Thinkers, discussing identity politics and the sexual revolution with Jeremy Beer!