After Giving Tuesday, grow your donor relationships with these next steps.

3 key follow-up tasks for new supporters from Giving Tuesday

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Congratulations on another successful Giving Tuesday! If your nonprofit is like most, you have likely uncovered a host of new donors. Now, the challenge becomes converting them into long-lasting supporters rather than one-time contributors. Here are... Read More »
A/B testing your fundraising emails will lead to better long-term results

4 elements to A/B test in your fundraising emails

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes You’ve probably heard marketing experts talking about A/B testing, and there’s a good reason why - especially for fundraising emails! If you’re not familiar with it, A/B testing means changing small aspects of an email to see if it impacts its perfor... Read More »
A declined credit card is a common cause of a failed recurring gift

How to recover a failed recurring gift payment

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Recurring gift fundraising - like monthly donations – makes a huge difference to a nonprofit’s ability to achieve its mission. Of course, there can be cases where the expected monthly (or other frequency) payment fails. Usually, this happens because... Read More »
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What to expect in Causeview’s next release on November 9th, 2016!

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Coming November 9th, we're upgrading Causeview to include a host of new and improved features for your nonprofit, from new fundraising metrics to improved donor and donation management! In every Causeview release, we take efforts to add functionality... Read More »
Volunteer management is central to Habitat Chicago's home builds.

How Habitat for Humanity Chicago makes volunteer management simple

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes About Habitat for Humanity Chicago Habitat for Humanity is one of the most internationally recognizable nonprofits. Established in 1976, they have grown into world’s largest homebuilding organizations. Habitat for Humanity Chicago carries out this mi... Read More »
Giving Tuesday 2016 is coming up on November 29

4 ways for your nonprofit to stand out on Giving Tuesday

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Giving Tuesday 2016 is quickly approaching! If you’re not familiar with the concept, over the past few years Giving Tuesday has grown as a charitable balance to the personal shopping most of us do on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This year, the digi... Read More »
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How your donation thank you letter can prevent donor remorse

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes We’ve all experienced buyer’s remorse in our everyday lives: we make a big purchase, and then shortly after are left wondering if we overspent or if we really needed the product. Charitable contributions are certainly different than typical purchases... Read More »
Connecting fundraising, marketing, and finance is just one way nonprofits leverage Salesforce

3 takeaways from Cloud for Good’s report on Salesforce for nonprofits

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Cloud for Good is a leading Salesforce consulting partner specializing in the nonprofit industry, aiming to help organizations leverage the world’s most popular CRM for fundraising and benefiting their cause. Recently, Cloud for Good released a round... Read More »
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What to expect in Causeview’s next release on November 9th, 2016!

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Coming November 9th, we're upgrading Causeview to include a host of new and improved features for your nonprofit, from new fundraising metrics to improved donor and donation management! In every Causeview release, we take efforts to add functionality... Read More »
Frequent follow-up with your major gift prospect can be very effective.

Following-up on and closing a major gift

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes Once you’ve had a chance to meet with your donor and present your major gift pitch, it comes time to follow-up and close the donation. On rare occasions, your donor will be ready to commit on the spot, but usually extra attention is needed. Luckily,... Read More »