Once again, I am delighted to share with readers of Burk’s Blog some new stories and anecdotes from donors who have just participated in the tenth edition of The Burk Donor Survey. This [...]
In Board Members / Leadership Volunteers and Fundraising, Donor Research, Donor-Centered Fundraising, Thanking DonorsPosted
Why just any kind of thank you call, done whenever, by whomever is not donor-centered and likely won’t work.
Early in my fundraising career, I specialized in corporate sponsorship. Negotiations with potential sponsors invariably came down to justifying the price for an alliance with my not-for-profit’s [...]
2017 was a record-breaking year for giving. Still, 36% of individual donors admitted they could have given more – in some cases, much more. This includes an eye-opening 53% of donors under the [...]
In Burk Donor Survey, Donor Acquisition, Donor Attrition, Donor-Centered Fundraising, Fundraising, Fundraising Events, Giving Tuesday, Thanking Donors, Young DonorsPosted
In my previous blog, “Is Giving Tuesday Helping or Hurting Fundraising”, I referenced how this fundraiser is contributing to the over-solicitation of active donors and risking their future [...]
…why expectations in donor relations should be just as concrete as those for fundraisers who raise money, and how to measure performance