Donor Thank You Down and Dirty

No doubt you know the donor thank you is important. You may not fully grasp how important. Gratitude kick starts the process of building relationships and establishes trust. And trust, of course, is the foundation of all lasting relationships. If you want more than one-time transactions, you absolutely must master the power of thank you. […]

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Rethinking the Future of Donor Visits

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a “new normal” throughout the nonprofit sector, as it has for many other sectors. Frontline fundraisers in particular spend many hours traveling and meeting face-to-face with donors. The recent transition to remote learning and working has prompted many fundraising offices to pivot and learn how to conduct business by way […]

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Our World in Data

Poverty, disease, hunger, climate change, war, existential risks, and inequality: The world faces many great and terrifying problems. It is these large problems that our work at Our World in Data focuses on. Thanks to the work of thousands of researchers around the world who dedicate their lives to it, we often have a good […]

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Ask gently

How do we decide whether it’s right to ask for donations right now? Maybe we look to the past…The impact of the economic crash has been cited as evidence that we should keep on asking. But Covid is different. Never have so many people been affected to such an extent, so quickly, across all sectors […]

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