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13 #npEXPERTS Share their Most Valuable Donor Acquisition & Fundraising Ideas

By on Apr 23, 2014


Due to the incredible response we received the last time we brought together leading nonprofit experts to share their best fundraising insights, we decided to do it again!

That’s right – we’ve rallied 13 nonprofit thought leaders to share their best fundraising strategies, tips and ideas with YOU.

In our latest installment of npEXPERTS – “Cupids Arrow: Targeted Strategies to Acquire Supporters” – you’ll find 36-pages of thoughtful advice on donor acquisition strategies, written collaboratively by a cross-section of nonprofit fundraising experts. I have no doubt that you’ll improve your fundraising efforts and boost acquisition rates if you take the advice each of these professionals are sharing.

Here’s a look at what you’ll find in this free eBook:

Madeline Turner
How to Get Noticed and Turn Heads

By Madeline Turner: A lover of words, fellow middle children, bold ideas, and Thai food. Managing Editor @Blackbaud. Find Madeline On Twitter

Know Your Type

By Scott Gilman: Louisville Cardinals, horse racing, nonprofits, music, movies, various rants. Find Scott On Twitter

Think Speed-Dating, Not Dinner and A Movie

By Ryan King: Senior Marketing Manager. Tweets about #marketing, #nonprofit and #nptech,#arts and #museum best practices. Husband, new dad, Clemson alum. Find Ryan On Twitter

Be Accommodating to Different Preferences

By Nancy Palo: A fundraising strategy consultant who is passionate about helping non-profits raise money to further their missions and make the world a better place. Find Nancy On Twitter

If You’ve Got It, Flaunt it

By Mike Snusz: Nonprofit online fundraising & marketing consultant @Blackbaud. Past fundraiser @roswellpark. Blog at http://npENGAGE.com . Occasional #sjubb posts. Find Mike On Twitter

What Does Your “About Me” Section Say About You?

By Andy Welkley: Peer to Peer Commentator, Serial ‘Couch to 5K’ participant, Dad, Ravenous consumer of content. Find Andy On Twitter

Get as Many Phone Numbers as You Can

By Andrew Shoaff: Passionate about the NGO community. Strategic thinker. Manager for Blackbaud’s Interactive Strategy team. Find Andrew On Twitter

Don’t Forget to Make the Call

By Chas Offutt: Find Chas On Twitter

There’s Plenty of Fish in the Sea

By Frank Barry: Grateful husband. Triplet Dad! 🙂 Movie lover & Tech geek. I help non-profits w/ tech., social media, online strategy and fundraising. Find Frank On Twitter

Give ’em Something to Talk About

By Emily Goodstein: #birthphotographer. online organizer at @westendstrategy. loves: naps + breakfast tacos + reproductive justice. jewess. blogger at wildandcrazypearl.com. Find Emily On Twitter

Play the Game

By Michael Beahm: Customer Advocacy Marketing Manager @Blackbaud. Contributor athttp://npENGAGE.com . @IJM Freedom Partner. Dad of 2 boys. Crossfitter. Find Michael On Twitter

It’s About Give and Take

By Danielle Johnson: Fundraising geek. Mom. Interactive Consultant. Speaker. All around bad ass! I love working with organizations that are changing the world. Find Danielle On Twitter

It’s All About Conversion

By Steve MacLaughlin: Director of the Blackbaud Idea Labs, Fundraising data nerd, and 15+ years building successful online initiatives with for-profit and nonprofit organizations across the world. Find Steve On Twitter


We’d love to hear your feedback! After you’ve had a chance to download and read the eBook, please come back and let us know what you learned. The npEXPERTS are eager to hear 🙂

Frank Barry is the Director of Digital Marketing at Blackbaud and blogger at npNGAGE. He digs helping nonprofits excel at digital marketing, social media and online fundraising. Follow him on Twitter @franswaa and make sure to download npEXPERTS.



Frank Barry, formerly worked at Blackbaud helping nonprofits use the Internet for digital communication, social media, and fundraising. He’s worked with a diverse group of organizations including LIVESTRONG, United Methodist Church, American Heart Association, Big Brothers Big Sisters, ChildFund Int’l, InTouch Ministries, Heifer Int’l, University of Notre Dame and University of Richmond. Along with writing for industry publications like Mashable and Social Media Today, Frank facilitates discussions, presents solo sessions and organizes panels for industry conferences such as NTC, SXSW, BBCon and numerous others. When he’s out and about he enjoys talking to interesting people about how they are changing the world – check out his interviews. Say Hi on Twitter – @franswaa or Google+

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