The Intelligent Fundraiser® Resources to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder.
The Intelligent Fundraiser® Resources to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder.

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April 11, 2017 Webinars
Nonprofits have more access to data and analytics than ever before. But as you may well know, accessible doesn’t always mean actionable. Do you feel overwhelmed? Unsure what data to collect? Wondering what metrics matter?...
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March 3, 2017 Webinars
Changing the world may not be impossible, but some days it feels like it. Challenges are vast: limited resources, increased competition, elevated donor expectations, high staff turnover, and an expectation for an annualized ROI–and that’s...
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January 31, 2017 Webinars
According to fundraising researcher and expert Dr. Adrian Sargeant, a 10% improvement in your donor retention rate can equal 200% in donor lifetime value. Retention is a critical component of a healthy donor pipeline. So...
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January 12, 2017 Webinars
With Brexit, the Syrian refugee crisis, and the inauguration of a new President, among many other considerations, the current national and global climate has critical implications for what you can expect in your fundraising efforts...
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October 24, 2016 Webinars
Major donors play a critical role in funding your organization. But how do you find the people that are truly passionate about your cause and have the capacity to make a significant contribution to your...
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September 30, 2016 Webinars
A wise fundraiser once said “Finding new donors is like going fishing. You need to have bait and a good place to fish.” Everyone wants new donors, right? So how do you get them? Bottom...
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Field Guide for 2017 Fundraising

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September 6, 2016 Webinars
It’s far more profitable to upgrade a current donor than to go out and acquire a new one. Upgrading is the single easiest way to increase your annual revenue. So what exactly does it look...
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August 11, 2016 Webinars
How do you create a year-end campaign that stands out from every other organization soliciting donors at the same time? That’s the question we’ve set out to help you answer in this webinar. We unpack...
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July 11, 2016 Webinars
Every organization wants to build stronger relationships with their donors. And while we may understand the principles behind the latest relationship fundraising research, learning how to develop strategies and apply them in our interactions with...
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Upgrade Your Best Donors Today

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May 9, 2016 Webinars
Your organization has thousands of followers on social media. But how many of them are actually engaged with your cause, or even donate? What if you could turn your social media followers into flag-waving fundraising partners who’ll...
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April 14, 2016 Webinars
The challenge: improve your donor relations strategy. Now, imagine if Walt Disney were the CEO of your nonprofit … What kind of treatment would your donors enjoy? How would he inspire your staff? What would...
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January 27, 2016 Webinars
“Building relationships isn’t optional in fundraising, it’s inherent in the definition of what fundraising is.” One cannot overstate how important the concept of ‘relationship fundraising’ is to fundraisers. Since Ken Burnett coined the term in...
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Donor Acquisition Made Easy

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November 30, 2015 Webinars
You know how important it is to retain donors. But understanding this doesn’t make it easy. Studies show that for every 100 donors an organization gains, 103 are lost. Keeping donors interested and engaged is...
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November 4, 2015 Webinars
Since #GivingTuesday launched in 2012, organizations that participate in or host their own giving days have seen some staggering results. In just twenty-four hours, organizations that host giving days bring in a flood of new...
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October 14, 2015 Webinars
As a fundraiser, you know the answer to the question, “Do we have enough donors?” is always the same thing: No. We live in a world that is noisier than ever. The average person sees more...
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Best Kept Secrets for Upgrading Your Donors

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October 14, 2015 Webinars
Did you know a well-trained gift officer who has been with you for a few years could be raising as much as five to eight times their annual salary? Does making $5 to $8 for...
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September 9, 2015 Webinars
As a fundraiser, you know how hard it can be to get someone to care about your cause. This is why storytelling is so essential. Neuroscience and psychology confirm the powerful effect stories play in...
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August 7, 2015 Webinars
When it comes to year-end fundraising, it can feel like you keep facing the same challenges… Last year’s campaign failed to meet expectations… Every organization seems to do it… How will you stand out from...
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Amplify Your Year-End Fundraising

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July 15, 2015 Webinars
It’s no secret that fundraisers face increasing pressure to raise more money in less time, with fewer resources. The good news is that technology has made it easier than ever to cultivate and convert donors…...
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May 6, 2015 Webinars
Are you only raising five to fifteen percent of what you could because of weak donor communications? That’s what nationally-recognized author and our special guest for this webinar, Tom Ahern, claims. “Loverizing” is a phrase...
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April 7, 2015 Webinars
Content is the currency of the digital age of fundraising. Today’s donors expect nonprofits to share stories and information that are meaningful to them. As a result, many organizations are creating more content than ever...
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March 5, 2015 Webinars
Most organizations have high capacity donors hiding in plain sight. A whopping 40% of donors in a recent study admit to having greater capacity than they are giving. But how do you connect the dots?...
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March 2, 2015 Webinars
Are you ready to supercharge your athletic program’s fundraising efforts in 2015, but struggling to get everyone on board? The truth is everyone in your organization is involved in fundraising. We play different roles, but...
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January 29, 2015 Webinars
Most organizations have high capacity donors hiding in plain sight. A whopping 40% of donors in a recent study admit to having greater capacity than they are giving. But how do you connect the dots?...
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November 11, 2014 Webinars
Digital fundraising is no longer just a fad or a strategy for engaging younger donors. In fact, 74% of boomers, the generation that contributes nearly half of all giving, connect with their favorite charities online....
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