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4 Ways to Secure Gifts During Make-a-Will Month

August is one of the months many people look forward to every year. The weather is great, making it the perfect time to go on a summer vacation and decompress. For nonprofit organizations, August is special because it has the honor of being the Make-a-Will month. This presents a unique opportunity to increase legacy gifts [...]

4 Ways to Secure Gifts During Make-a-Will Month2021-08-13T13:25:12-04:00

5 Reasons to Avoid a Donor Wealth Screening

If you have worked for or with nonprofit organizations, you most likely know how important it is to have a deep understanding of donors when planning a fundraising program. One method of gaining better donor insights is by conducting a donor wealth screening. However, this process doesn’t always provide accurate data for targeting donors. To [...]

5 Reasons to Avoid a Donor Wealth Screening2021-08-12T10:12:53-04:00

7 Ways to Get to Know Your Donors

Nonprofit fundraising isn’t just about asking individuals and groups for contributions to your organization. To be successful, it requires careful planning and effective strategies. One key element in planning your campaigns is knowing your donors. The more you know about them, the better you can understand how they can support your mission. Here are 7 [...]

7 Ways to Get to Know Your Donors2021-08-10T15:52:31-04:00

Tactics to Modernize Donor Outreach

The world is evolving. One can hope that amidst all of the change, we will see global advancement. As things are shifting, we can opt to see the positive in these times. It allows for new creative donor outreach opportunities with current and potential supporters. Thriving in the face of a challenge is the best [...]

Tactics to Modernize Donor Outreach2021-06-07T11:56:21-04:00

Three Critical Reasons to Run a Planned Giving Campaign

This six-minute read can help you unlock the true potential of your donor list! Your donor list is the key to your organization’s ongoing financial health and sustained growth. But how do you know if you are optimizing your fundraising on the list you’ve worked so long to develop? How do [...]

Three Critical Reasons to Run a Planned Giving Campaign2021-03-11T14:05:52-05:00

Are You Ready for the Coming Shift in Donor Demographics?

Most organizations are unprepared for the significant changes the intergenerational wealth transfer will bring to. A change in donor demographics has implications that many nonprofit organizations have not considered. There are key challenges, or disruptors, that stand out: The younger-than-boomer generations have very different philanthropic dynamics Average current giving will decline The decline in [...]

Are You Ready for the Coming Shift in Donor Demographics?2021-07-08T16:45:23-04:00

How Do You Know You Are Maximizing Donations From Your Donor List?

This six-minute read can help you unlock the true potential of your donor list! Your donor database is the key to your organization’s ongoing financial health and sustained growth. But how do you know if you are optimizing your fundraising on the list you’ve worked so long to develop? How do [...]

How Do You Know You Are Maximizing Donations From Your Donor List?2021-03-11T14:04:27-05:00

Causes and Correlates of Charitable Giving in Estate Planning

Causes and Correlates of Charitable Giving in Estate Planning: A Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Examination of Older Adults Final Report Submitted to the AFP/Legacy Leaders Planned Giving Research Grant Program July 2008 Russell N. James III, J.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor University of Georgia For more information, visit www.legacyleaders.com or call 215-351-5180.   Who is likely to [...]

Causes and Correlates of Charitable Giving in Estate Planning2021-03-09T17:14:35-05:00