How to recession-proof your nonprofit organization

Over the last two decades, the economic conditions facing nonprofits have been shaped by a huge recession stemming from the housing crisis, a slow economic recovery, and a worldwide pandemic spurring another recession. Nonprofit organizations need to be recession resilient in order to survive and thrive when the economy is unpredictable. 

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Donor acknowledgments spur new and renewed giving

Donor acknowledgments are an important part of any nonprofit fundraising campaign. These acknowledgments can take many forms, including thank-you letters, emails, phone calls, public acknowledgements, or personal visits. Regardless of the specific method used, the goal of donor acknowledgments is to show appreciation for the support of donors and to demonstrate the impact of their contributions.

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Year-End, Is That You?

We don’t know where the year went, but the reality is that it’s here and it’s time for you to start preparing for year-end in your ResultsPlus CRM! The last thing you want is to be stressing about it while you’re enjoying your Thanksgiving turkey or decorating for the holidays, so we’re planting this year-end seed so that you can get a jump-start on your year-end processes.

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4 Reasons to Invest in a Nonprofit CRM

A CRM? “We’re a nonprofit, not a for-profit. Why do we need a CRM?” you ask. Well, we’re here to tell you that you don’t have to be a corporation or even have a sales team to benefit from a CRM. Nonprofits are utilizing and enjoying the perks of CRM software now more than ever.

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5 Ways to Demonstrate Your Nonprofit’s Influence

One of the best ways to increase donations is to show donors and prospective donors all of the great work that your nonprofit is doing. Today’s donors want to know where their time and money are going and demonstrating your nonprofit’s impact and influence is a great way to prove to your donors that their limited time and hard-earned money is going toward something great!

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7 Steps to Create a Capital Campaign

Whether you want to raise money for a new, bigger building, to fund travel for volunteers, to purchase supplies, etc. Capital campaigns are essential to keep your nonprofit running and to keep money coming in for the causes that you are supporting.

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4 Ways to Re-engage Your Lapsed Donors

Sometimes your donors stick around, but sometimes you have to participate in the chase. Maintaining existing donors or re-engaging lapsed donors is more effective and more affordable for your nonprofit than soliciting brand-new donors.

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2022 Nonprofit Summer Reading List

We are big fans of taking time during the summer months to relax, unwind and soak in some sun. However, we also know that the nonprofit industry never takes a break. So we put together this summer reading list so you can learn and stay up-to-date without having to sit in an office and stare at your computer screen for yet another training session or class. Whether you’re a fundraiser, a social entrepreneur or a nonprofit leader, it’s important to keep the wheels turning and to learn new strategies that you and your team can benefit from.

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How to Inspire Your Nonprofit Team

Your nonprofit team members are the equivalent of superheroes. They are passionate, dedicated, generous and hard-working, wearing multiple hats and working long hours to help fulfill your organization’s mission. And while they may be doing the work for the good of your mission, that doesn’t mean that burnout isn’t a real problem. When your employees start to burn out, they may find less joy, satisfaction and motivation in the jobs they are doing.

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