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4 Donor Acquisition Strategies to Implement for your Year-End Fundraising

My, my, my, look how the time flies. Pretty soon we’ll all be standing in the snow, c [...]

6 Ways to Supercharge your Solicitation Process

6 Ways to Supercharge your Solicitation Process Let’s face it -- we all get stuck in [...]

AGPN

Annual Giving Professionals Network (AGPN). A group of exceptional helpful and suppor [...]

Annual Giving Network

The Annual Giving Network (AGN) helps fundraisers exchange ideas and advance their ca [...]

Multi-Channel Approaches

Studies suggest that individuals receive 3,000+ marketing messages a day. It costs ty [...]

Three Tips for Donor Segmentation Success

As a nonprofit professional, you know better than anyone that it is critical to const [...]

UC San Diego Caller Thank You Video

First of all, shout out to the Annual Giving Network for their blog post highlighting [...]

Downloads and Samples

Annual Giving Gift Definitions

Definitions of what gifts will be counted towards annual giving. Click on the button  [...]

Annual Giving Solicitation Policy

Annual Giving Programs To preserve University Name’s credibility among its financial [...]

Appeal Policy

Policy for setting up an appeal contributed by Francine Cronin. Click on the link to [...]

Benchmarking Matching Gifts

Best benchmarking and reporting practices are critical to measurement of the ongoing [...]

Best Fundraising Practices for Matching Gifts

Presentation with a number of examples of best fundraising practices for matching gif [...]

Capital Campaign Counting Guidelines

Good set of comprehensive campaign counting guidelines. Campaign counting can effect  [...]

Cause Related Marketing Guidelines

All organizations need to retain a fiduciary duty to ensure that their name is being [...]

Charity Auctions

Charity auctions represent a fun method of bringing in private support. There are, ho [...]

Crowdfunding Playbook for Higher Education

You’ve decided to explore crowdfunding, congratulations! Crowdfunding is the fastes [...]

Downloads & Samples on SupportingAdvancement.Com

There are many hundreds of downloads and samples on SupportingAdvancement.Com so chec [...]

Email Communication Policies

Emails are very inexpensive to send to a broad base of constituents. In order to redu [...]

Funds Management Policies

Funds management policies and procedures encompass a number of areas in most non-prof [...]

Increasing Matching Gifts

Millions of Americans give to charities in the hope that their gift will have a pos [...]

Matching Gift Labels

Collection of 5 matching gift labels in Word that you can use merge matching gift inf [...]

Matching Gift Samples

Samples of various materials used for matching gift programs from a variety of contri [...]

Matching Gifts and Budget

White paper on using matching gifts to stretch your budget.  We all know the old sa [...]

Matching Gifts Brochures

Some sample matching gift brochures. Matching gift brochures are a best practice an [...]

Matching Gifts Efforts in Direct Mail

Some tips and tricks on improving matching gifts efforts in your direct mail programs [...]

Matching Gifts Email Samples

Collection of a few matching gift emails, some with company names and other informati [...]

Matching Gifts Ethics

Ethics need to be a consideration in all aspects of what we do as nonprofits. Here's [...]

Matching Gifts Fliers and Leaflets

Some sample matching gift fliers and leaflets. Click on the buttons to add to your [...]

Matching Gifts Month Images

A couple of images you can use in publications, web sites or other collateral you a [...]

Matching Gifts Practices Surveys Results

The matching gifts practices surveys have been run for a number of years and are one [...]

Matching Gifts Processing

Presentation on best practices for matching gifts processing. Contributed by Gail Fer [...]

Matching Gifts Survey

Summary results from a matching gifts survey done by Heather Huber. Click on the butt [...]

Maximize Your Matching Gifts

"Free Money" or Matching Gifts are available today from more corporations and subsi [...]

Maximizing Your Matching Gifts

Presentation with a number of examples how to maximize your matching gift results. Co [...]

No Time Like the Present for Matching Gifts

No time like the present for matching gifts. Presentation with a number of examples o [...]

Reunion Class Gift Counting

Reunion class gift campaigns represent an excellent opportunity to increase giving fo [...]

Soliciting Matching Gifts

Responsibilities for the mechanics of data maintenance and acquisition, asking for ma [...]

Stewardship of Matching Gifts

Presentation with a number of ideas on stewarding your matching gift donors. Contribu [...]

The Annual Giving Network Survey

The Annual Giving Network conducted this survey of annual giving program leaders at m [...]

Virginia Commonwealth University – Multi-Channel Campaign

Good example of a multi-channel campaign incorporating social media, web sites and ot [...]

Annual Giving and Telemarketing Jobs on the Job Board

Resources on SupportingAdvancement.Com

The following resources are still located on SupportingAdvancement.Com. Over the next year or so, we'll be moving them to this site, reorganizing and cleaning them up, changing categories and trying to make it easier for you to find what you need.
Annual FundAnnual giving and annual fund, appeals, tips and tricks, hiring, phonathon, budget requests ...
EmploymentJob description samples, training, policies and procedures, recruitment, board, campaign staffing, telefund caller evaluations, organization charts ...
Frequently Asked QuestionsSome frequently asked questions on advancement, development, fundraising and related ...
More With LessBudget reductions, cost per dollar raised, cost savings, justifying resources, gifts and records processing, planning ...
PotpourriMiscellaneous, advancement aervices, customer service, class agents, stewardship, board ...
RecordsElectronic imaging, data integrity, privacy ...
ReportingReport samples, data warehouse, report standards, analytics and data mining, report samples ...
RevenueMajor gifts, annual giving, telemarketing ...
SamplesAcknowledgements, advertisements, brochures, scripts, reunion, holidays, parents, pledge letters, thank you cards ...
Sample FormsSamples of commonly used forms ...
SystemsTechnology planning, RFP's, reinvent your fundraising through technology, data backup, security ...
Telemarketing and TelefundTelemarketing and telefund ...
Web SightingsSocial media, email marketing, rating your web presence ...

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