Monthly Archives: October 2011

Reporting Back to Donors

High-capacity donors have a God-given longing to give, but they also have questions that need to be answered before they can be comfortable giving. In dealing with major donors and potential major donors, we need to recognize what they are … Continue reading

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Best Donor Software

  What is your vote for the best donor software? Or, Need help selecting software? See a comparison at http://www.techsoup.org/binaries/files/Donor-Management-Software-Comparison-Chart_10.xls

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Non Profit Times hints for maximizing direct mail reach

Even though direct mail has a reputation as so yesterday when it comes to reaching donors, it has constantly performed as the most cost-effective and wide-reaching fundraising method. During the recent Association For Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) international conference in Boston, … Continue reading

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2011 Nonprofit Organizations Compensation & Benefits Report

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Obama Tax Change will have Strong Negative Impact on Charities

In another new study on President Obama’s proposal to limit the value of the charitable deduction, the Tax Policy Center has estimated that the change would depress giving from $1.7-billion to $3.2-billion a year.   http://www.charitystar.org/?p=1761   http://philanthropy.com/blogs/government-and-politics/new-study-says-charities-could-lose-up-to-3-2-billion-from-obama-tax-change/29528

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The Philanthropy 400: 2010

1 United Way Worldwide 2 Salvation Army 3 AmeriCares Foundation 4 Feed the Children 5 Food for the Poor 6 Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund 7 American Cancer Society 8 World Vision 9 Catholic Charities USA 10 The Y 11 Habitat … Continue reading

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Single out your Major Donors

Don’t ignore the potential major donors hidden in your “general” donor file. There may be those who aren’t giving major gifts at the moment, but they are “waving” to your organization, signaling their potential through their giving quantities or frequencies. … Continue reading

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