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How to increase support from your mid-level donors.

How to increase support from your mid-level donors.

Let’s cut to the chase. Too many organizations don’t put enough thought into how they engage mid-level donors. If you’re like other fundraisers, most of your nonprofit’s strategy is probably focused on acquiring new donors and locking-in high-level contributors for...

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How better thank you’s can elevate your fundraising.

How better thank you’s can elevate your fundraising.

Sometimes, we all want a little validation. After all, it feels good to be thanked and acknowledged for a job well done. And it makes us eager to do more when we know our efforts are appreciated. That’s why building better thank you’s is such an important part of...

The do’s and don’ts of going surround sound.

The do’s and don’ts of going surround sound.

Integrated messaging, cross-channel communications, multi-medium marketing. You’ve heard all of these before. But let’s ditch the complicated jargon. After all, effectively going surround sound and rising above the noise is a difficult task as is! We’re going to break...

Six strategies for securing a second gift.

Six strategies for securing a second gift.

When nonprofit professionals think about donor acquisition, they are often focused on securing a first-time donation. But did you know a donor’s second gift is probably the most important one they will make to your organization? Securing a second gift from new donors...

At Home Webinar Series.

WEBINAR RECORDING: amp’d up with Amy + Friends

WEBINAR RECORDING: amp’d up with Amy + Friends

For this month's webinar, amplifi Development Strategist Amy Boroff hosted a casual conversation with a panel of other fundraising experts, including Lauren Coticchio Willis, Amy Fiore, and Dawn Schwartz! Check out this recording of our December 16 webinar to see what...

WEBINAR RECORDING: amp’d up with Amy + Jodi

WEBINAR RECORDING: amp’d up with Amy + Jodi

Did you miss our online chat with Amy Boroff and Jodi Grinwald, CEO of the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation, on November 18? Or did you want to go back and listen again to pick up on something you might have missed? Watch this recording of our latest webinar to...

5 Year-End Fundraising Strategies for Your 2020 Appeal

5 Year-End Fundraising Strategies for Your 2020 Appeal

Do you have questions about how to approach your year-end fundraising strategy? Of course you do! Fundraisers spend the last few months of a normal year searching for ways to connect with their donors and raise more money. And in 2020, we have our work cut out for us...

At Home With Amy: A Discussion on Your 2020 Year-End Fundraising

At Home With Amy: A Discussion on Your 2020 Year-End Fundraising

Did you miss Amy Boroff's online chat about your year-end fundraising push on October 28? Or did you want to go back and listen again to pick up on something you might have missed? Watch this recording of the lastest entry in our "At Home With Amy" webinar series to...

How to Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story Using Video

How to Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story Using Video

These days, every nonprofit is looking for new ways to improve their outreach and keep donors engaged. And while every fundraiser knows about the power of storytelling, they often struggle to tell their nonprofit's story using video. Many nonprofits don’t think they...

WEBINAR RECORDING: At Home With Amy & Matt

WEBINAR RECORDING: At Home With Amy & Matt

Did you miss our online chat with Amy Boroff and Matt Carpenter on September 23? Or did you want to go back and listen again to pick up on something you might have missed? Watch this recording of our latest webinar to learn how nonprofits can use video to tell more...

Get a jump on your #GivingTuesday plans.

Groundbreaking Ideas for Post Giving Tuesday Stewardship

Groundbreaking Ideas for Post Giving Tuesday Stewardship

In prior blog posts, we have stressed the importance of following up with donors with a strong stewardship program. Fundraising is really about building relationships with donors. A quick thank you message does wonders to let a donor know you appreciate their effort....

5 Practical Ways to Boost Your Giving Tuesday Campaign

5 Practical Ways to Boost Your Giving Tuesday Campaign

If you read last week’s blog post, you should understand how a well-planned and through Giving Tuesday campaign can uplift your entire fundraising strategy. In that post, we broadly explained some strategies to make the most out of the international day of giving....

Giving Tuesday Ideas to Carry Nonprofits into the New Year

Giving Tuesday Ideas to Carry Nonprofits into the New Year

Halloween has come and gone and holiday decorations line the shelves at most retail outlets. Black Friday shopping bleeds over and starts on Thanksgiving Day. Those who want to avoid the crowds spend hours browsing Amazon on Cyber Monday. But as fundraisers, we have a...