Fundraising Blog

Non-profit fundraising trends, tips and insights

Whether you’re scouting out the latest non-profit fundraising trends or seeking insight into new technologies, the Allegiance Blog is the place to look. We bring you relevant topics, industry trends, and helpful tips to enhance your productivity while staying abreast of the latest and greatest thinking in the industry.

Critical Elements of a Successful Annual Fund Appeal Letter
An Annual Fund appeal is an important element in the yearly cycle of a nonprofit’s fundraising efforts. While special appeals...
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Fundraising Blog
09/07/2018 | annual fund
Critical Elements of a Successful Annual Fund Appeal Letter
My Favorite Metric
So many metrics, so little time! At Allegiance Fundraising Group, we use a healthy variety of metrics to determine the...
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Fundraising Blog
09/07/2018 | Budgeting & Planning
My Favorite Metric
Importance of Annual Fund in a Capital Campaign
So, you are starting to hear the rumblings of a capital campaign at your organization. But, since you are part...
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Fundraising Blog
08/28/2018 | annual fund
Importance of Annual Fund in a Capital Campaign
How to Build a Donor Communications Plan
Some might think that it’s easy to coordinate all of the fundraising channels and tactics available, but given the oftentimes...
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Fundraising Blog
08/27/2018 | Direct Mail
How to Build a Donor Communications Plan
Know Who You’re Mailing
We all know that what is good for one is not necessarily good for all: “Different strokes for different folks.”...
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Fundraising Blog
08/13/2018 | Direct Mail
Know Who You’re Mailing
Up Your Fundraising Game: Putting the Co-ops on Your Side
Cooperatives are national consumer databases with the donor transaction data from nonprofit organizations across all verticals. Your participation buys you...
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08/13/2018 | Direct Mail Fundraising
Up Your Fundraising Game: Putting the Co-ops on Your Side
Mining Annual Fund Donors for Planned Giving
Have you ever received an unexpected bequest gift? Immediately looking up the donor with a feeling of sheer appreciation for...
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Fundraising Blog
07/09/2018 | Planned Giving
Mining Annual Fund Donors for Planned Giving
Questions to Ask Yourself When Results Fall Short
It happens. Despite all the thought, effort, and planning that go into a fundraising campaign, sometimes you don’t get the...
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Fundraising Blog
07/09/2018 | Direct Mail Fundraising
Questions to Ask Yourself When Results Fall Short
Why stations must comply with GDPR, and how they can do so
A new era in the governing of online privacy and personal data rights was ushered in after the European Union's...
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05/31/2018 | Digital Fundraising
Why stations must comply with GDPR, and how they can do so
Setting up a donor relationship for the long-term
Making a good first impression on a prospective donor is important, but only the beginning of what stations would love...
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Fundraising Blog
05/15/2018 | Donor Acquisition
Setting up a donor relationship for the long-term
Email More
Is your nonprofit emailing constituents often enough? Do you have a fundraising email calendar? Do you know your organization’s email...
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Fundraising Blog
05/02/2018 | Digital Fundraising
Email More
Custom or Cooperative: What’s right for your fundraising program?
Have you ever looked at a snowflake? Each has its own unique qualities and characteristics that make it special. Nonprofits...
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Fundraising Blog
05/02/2018 | Budgeting & Planning
Custom or Cooperative: What’s right for your fundraising program?

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