How to get new donors

How to Get New Donors

As a fundraising coach, one of the most common questions I get is about how to get new donors for a nonprofit. The question was well summed up in this question from an Ask Without Fear! email newsletter subscriber: “How do I acquire new donors? I find that people keep saying donor acquisition is given [...]

Training: Fundraising for Christian Ministry

Steve Shadrach - Raising money for Christian ministry

Fundraising isn’t easy. But fundraising for your own ministry support can be even harder! Steve Shadrach knows that better than most. And he has tips and strategies for helping you raise your support and deepening your relationship with God. Ministry fundraising training Wednesday, August 13 He’s giving a webinar for The Nonprofit Academy on Wednesday, [...]

Nonprofit board members: The next 3 minutes can transform your nonprofit’s next event

How nonprofit board members can invite people to events listed on Facebook

As a nonprofit board member, it can be challenging to know how to best help your nonprofit. After all, they are the experts. They know their sector far better than you ever will. So how can you help them? 1 simple thing you can do today to help your nonprofit get new donors Here is [...]

Don’t Wing It! Major Gifts Webinar with Kathie Kramer Ryan

Kathie Kramer Ryan, Arroyo Fundraising

The Nonprofit Academy Members’ August Webinar Don’t Wing It! – Major Gift Mistakes Even Smart Fundraisers Make August 14, 1pm ET (noon CT / 11am MT / 10am PT) In this webinar, Kathie Kramer Ryan will share the critical mistakes often made by even the most seasoned development professionals when working with major donors – [...]

[Guest Post] Donor Acquisition – the painful necessity of fundraising

Bob McCarthy on Donor Acquisition through Direct Mail

Today it’s my pleasure to share with you a post on finding new donors for your nonprofit. A few weeks ago, Bob McCarthy and I were emailing about the formulas to look at when getting new donors. So I asked him to write a blog post about it! Read it both to learn the formulas [...]

The Nonprofit Academy joins The Fundraising Coach

The Nonprofit Academy joins The Fundraising Coach!

Fundraising training has never been more affordable! You may have already heard the news: The Fundraising Coach will now be directing The Nonprofit Academy! And I couldn’t be more thrilled!! Started by Kirsten Bullock, The Nonprofit Academy has become one of the most affordable venues for ongoin fundraising training. In addition to the monthly webinars, [...]

How Mr. T can help your nonprofit fundraising. Seriously.

How Mr. T can help your nonprofit fundraising. Seriously.

Here’s a short video explaining one of the most important aspects of fundraising: shutting up. When you’ve done all the researching, engaging, and you’ve just made the ask…the decision is out of your control. And that’s ok. In my fundraising training, I recommend picturing Mr. T at this moment. He’ll help keep you from confusing [...]