Landmark ruling eases telemarketing laws for Dutch charities

On 26 January 2021, the Dutch government unanimously approved two amendments to the proposed Telecommunications Act, softening the rules for charities in contrast with legislation for businesses. The former proposal for the Dutch Telecommunications Act restricted organisations from contacting individuals who have not opted in for marketing calls unless they have a financial relationship as customers or, in the […]

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Donor Retention Strategies: From CRMs to Annual Reports

Whatever you do, don’t stop fundraising during these difficult times. While this fundraising may look different, it should never cease entirely. You need revenue to keep your organization alive amidst a shifting economy.  Your nonprofit should aim to be above average in your donor retention now so when the pandemic ends, you’ll have developed these relationships and have an […]

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We all want to be understood

Your donors want to feel understood. Especially now. Coronavirus has been here for several months now. And it feels like years, doesn’t it? Even after months of this, many of us are still feeling uncertain, afraid, and out of control. The whole situation, from medical concerns to financial worries, seems so huge. It’s hard to […]

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How to Conduct Meaningful Virtual Visits and Asks

The reemergence of another wave of COVID-19 and additional stay-at-home recommendations signify the ongoing importance of productive virtual donor visits. Unlike in-person visits, virtual visits require additional preparation and thoughtfulness to truly replicate the in-person experience. Despite the extra preparation, virtual meetings save organizations a lot of time and money. Just think about how many […]

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