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Fundraising in Uncertain Times: Phrases and Ideas to Convey Balanced Messages to Major Donors and Prospects

From the desk of: Robert C. Happy, Jr.  President, Averill Fundraising Solutions (888) 321-1810 rchappy@averillsolutions.com Bob Happy has nearly 35 years of experience providing expert leadership and direction to clients across the non-profit sector. During his career, Bob has served more than 2,000 clients and has guided them to raise more than $3,500,000,000. Regardless of Read More…

Explore key phrases and ideas to communicate with supporters during COVID-19.

Fundraising in Uncertain Times: Making An Early Appeal in 2020

From the desk of: Robert C. Happy, Jr. President, Averill Fundraising Solutions (888) 321-1810 Bob Happy has nearly 35 years of experience providing expert leadership and direction to clients across the not-for-profit sector. During his career, Bob has served more than 2,000 clients and has guided them to raise more than $3,500,000,000. A question you Read More…

Learn how to tackle fundraising in the age of COVID-19.

Memorandum on COVID – 19

From the Desk of: Robert C. Happy, Jr.  President, Averill Fundraising Solutions (888) 321-1810 rchappy@averillsolutions.com MEMORANDUM To: Averill clients, past clients, and friends From: Robert C. Happy, Jr. Re: COVID-19 and Philanthropy Date: March 17, 2020 During my professional career, our nation has experienced terrorism, war, recessions large and small, dramatic losses (and gains) in Read More…

Nonprofit Strategic Planning: 5 Essential Takeaways

A nonprofit strategic plan is a document intended to provide direction for your organization by laying out actionable goals for realizing your mission. Think of your strategic plan as a way of transforming your nonprofit’s ideals—such as the impact you’d like to have on the community in which you operate—into specific actions that your organization Read More…

Create a successful nonprofit strategic plan by following our 5 essential takeaways.

Making Lasting Connections: 4 Donor Retention Strategies

For nonprofits, making lasting connections with donors is something that is constantly a goal. Donor retention may have its challenges, but it’s an objective every organization should have. Whether this means reaching out to supporters on a regular basis, keeping them updated, or ensuring their experience with your nonprofit is a positive one, there are Read More…

Check out these 4 strategies for making lasting connections and retaining donors!

Nonprofit Website Design Tips to Increase Fundraising Efficiency

A successful non-profit website must be welcoming and pique the interest of visitors to learn more about an organization. While a website should be visually stunning, there is a more specific goal for organizations to keep in mind: having effective and measurable outcomes from the website. Website design elements should focus on donor experience and Read More…

4 Easy but Effective Ways to Go Above and Beyond for Donors

Your organization depends on your supporters to continue the good work you do every day and embark on new projects. It’s easy to state the importance of developing lasting relationships with your contributors and to understand the value of those who are most committed. However, it’s not always obvious how you can facilitate stronger connections Read More…

7 Benefits of Utilizing Fundraising Event Software

Fundraising is the lifeline of every non-profit organization. It generally requires intensive amounts of effort, planning and teamwork to accomplish a fundraising goal. However, there is also another vital piece of the puzzle: utilizing the right tools. One of the most important tools to continue achieving and growing an organization’s fundraising goals is a multi-faceted Read More…

Top 6 Website Tips That’ll Keep Donors Coming Back

You already know that your nonprofit’s website is an essential part of its infrastructure. Between displaying essential contact information, sharing updates on your projects, and explaining your mission to new supporters, your website accomplishes a lot. It may even be the only interaction that a potential donor has with your organization. But does your website Read More…