5 Fundraising ideas for nonprofits
1. Host a walkathon Even if your organization does not focus on healthcare, you can never go wrong with promoting a healthy, active lifestyle. For added fun, make it a themed walkathon: let participants do the race in costumes, or have them bring their pets. If hosting the walkathon is too expensive, you can opt […]
Akubo Tip: Import & Update Import Contacts
Adding numerous contacts into a database is a difficult task as well as cleaning your database. A lot of time should be dedicated just for that task. In Akubo, you can import your contacts from an Excel or CSV file as well as doing an update import. Below is a sample format of the Excel […]
Akubo Tip: Tracking your donors
You may have some donors in your database who haven’t donated since 2014, for example, or some who haven’t donated at all. Now is a good time to get in touch with them through a mailer. In Akubo, you can view a list called Lapsed Donors: it’s a list of donors who have donated before, or have not given since, 2014. […]
Akubo Tip: Creating Receipts
Sending receipts or thank you letters to our donors makes them feel valued and appreciated. This establishes a relationship between you and your donor. In Akubo, after adding a donation, you can create a receipt that you can either print or email to your donors.
What donors want to hear from your NGO
Nobody likes being asked for more money all the time, not even donors. Every NGO is different, but all NGOs have a similar job to always make sure their donors know they are appreciated.