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Treat Every Donor like a Major Donor


Our Abila experts have researched and crafted Key Fundraising Predictions for 2015 to help you gain a clear understanding of the challenges facing your sector in the coming year, and how you can turn them into real advantages for your organization.

Below is a deep dive into Fundraising Prediction #3 – Donor Loyalty …

3 Last-Minute Tips to Do December 31 Right


When the iconic lighted ball makes its 70-foot, 60-second descent in Time Square tomorrow night, it will mark the beginning of 2015 and the end of possibly your biggest giving day of 2014. A survey of December 31 giving reveals that nonprofits typically earn 10 percent of their annual donations on the last day of …

Abila Customer Crushes its #GivingTuesday Goal! Find Out How


Our customers’ #GivingTuesday 2014 numbers are in, and boy, do they speak volumes.

The dollars transacted through Abila Fundraising Online during the third annual global day of giving, held Tuesday, December 2, increased a whopping 2,000 percent from the first #GivingTuesday, held just two years ago.

In addition, our number of transactions increased by 13 times since the …

‘Tis the Season to Embrace Moves Management


This is a huge month for nonprofits! Donations collected during year-end campaigns typically raise anywhere from 40 to 70 percent of your total annual donations. And much of this money comes from newly-acquired donors.

Saying a proper “thank you” to these folks should be Job One. Simultaneously, however, you need to be setting into motion a …

#GivingTuesday Was Great! Now What?


#GivingTuesday 2014 charitable contributions climbed by more than 60 percent over last year, according to early estimates from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and the Case Foundation.

The university’s report says 15,000-plus nonprofits benefited from more than $45 million in contributions made during this year’s event, held this past Tuesday, December 2. …

Getting Your Thin Mint® Fix Has Just Gotten Easier!


As if looking directly into the face of a sweet, smiling Girl Scout and saying “no” to her cookie offering isn’t hard enough. Now, the Girls Scouts of the U.S.A. (an organization we’re proud to have as a customer) is making it even tougher to resist its $4 boxes of deliciousness.

During the upcoming cookie-selling season, …