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Responsive fundraisers understand what Elizabeth Dunn outlines in her talk.

How Responsive Fundraisers Serve Donor Happiness and Humanity

Recently, I stumbled upon Elizabeth Dunn’s Ted Talk Helping Others Makes Us Happier…But It Matters How We Do It and it instantly became a favorite. In 15 minutes, Elizabeth explained the motivation behind every act of generosity and why responsive fundraisers are critical to the future of giving. To hear her talk in its entirety,…

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Gabe Cooper talks The Responsive Framework at NIO Summit 2019.

[WATCH] Virtuous Reveals Responsive Fundraising at 2019 NIO Summit

A few months ago, Gabe was asked to speak at the NIO Summit, hosted by our partners at NextAfter. While everyone at Virtuous appreciates any opportunity to speak to nonprofit professionals, this event was incredibly important. During his talk, Gabe unveiled The Responsive Framework for responsive fundraisers. In his presentation, Gabe explained the reason for…

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Marketing automation is critical for modern donors.

Why Marketing Automation for Nonprofits Matters to New Donors

When we talk about marketing automation for nonprofits, it’s easy to see what the organization gets out of it. Better communication with less tedium, more meaningful donor engagements, and increased giving. But we also talk about leading nonprofits shifting their engagement strategies to be more donor-centric.  So how does nonprofit marketing automation fit in to…

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Recruit responsive fundraising stakeholders to grow giving from donors.

3 Critical Stakeholders in Responsive Fundraising

Being the first in your organization to believe in responsive fundraising is exciting. You see the value in treating every donor like a major donor and the power of personalization. You’re raring to get your CRM and marketing automation in place so that you can grow your giving by engaging donors in their own unique…

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Learn 6 donor retention strategies.

Better Donor Retention: 6 Strategies for Closing the Loop

We have to talk about donor retention. I know, I don’t want to either.  I can already feel you wincing, and I don’t blame you. If you’re a fundraising professional, donor retention might be a sore spot. You’ve heard more than one gloomy statistic, like the fact that last year the number of donors, retention…

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Help donors give the most on this Giving Tuesday.

#GivingTuesday: Doubling Donations this December 3

Contributed by Taylor Gibbs from Double the Donation.  As Giving Tuesday approaches, nonprofits everywhere are getting ready to make the most of the international day of charitable giving. What is Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday occurs the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving (this year, it will be Tuesday, December 3). It’s a day of giving at the…

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