Sample donor survey and cover letter

This is a fully customizable donor survey and cover letter. Ramp up your donor stewardship by surveying your donors on a yearly basis. Look no further...this will get you started.

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A Donor is a Terrible Thing to Lose: Secrets to Getting More and Bigger Gifts

Wed, Apr 02, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

This Webinar is all about how strategic donor-centered stewardship will improve your donor retention. This is big! If you can retain just 10% more of your supporters you can increase their lifetime value by 200%.

Are you even measuring donor retention, or just dollars raised? The... (continued)

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Creating a Monthly Giving Program: A Solution to Donor Retention and Financial Sustainability

Wed, Mar 09, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

According to the Fundraising Effectiveness Report, fewer than 2 of 10 new, first-time donors renew their support of nonprofits and barely 6 of 10 repeat donors are retained. This crisis of donor retention threatens nonprofits in ways that a generation ago were... (continued)

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Grow Your Major Gifts: Then Don't Let Them Wither on the Vine -- Learn to Make Dynamic 'Moves' and Passionate 'Asks'

Wed, Jan 07, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Asking is scary. As a result, too often nonprofits spend tons of time cultivating, cultivating and cultivating. But they never get to the ask! Or, if they do, they leave money on the table. To assure that you cut to the chase requires a plan and a... (continued)


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Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations

Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Unlike for profit businesses, nonprofits are not judged by their financial bottom line; instead, their value is measured by the effectiveness of their services and how successfully they achieve their mission. Yet, for most organizations, the ability to deliver effective services is dependent on sound management... (continued)


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Donor Retention Solution Kit

If you’re like most nonprofits, your donor bucket is leaking like a sieve.

  • After the first gift, your bucket of first-time donors will be only about a quarter full.
  • Median retention for all donors is just 43%.
  • For multi-year donors it will be just a little over half full. *The likelihood a donor will make... (continued)

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10 Secrets to Optimizing Your Online Donation Process for Maximum Dollars Raised and Retained

Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Donations made online is one of the fastest-growing gift channels. While it's not yet a juggernaut, it is significant enough to pay attention to. And if your online gift processes aren't operating according to best practices for user-experience and donor stewardship, you... (continued)

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Creative Ways to Thank Your Donors and Keep Them for Life

Everything You Need to Know to Wow Your Supporters and Sustain Your Nonprofit – Today and Tomorrow

Why you should get this Special Guide

You want to create long-lasting relationships with your supporters in order to sustain your nonprofit. Acquisition is simply a foot in the door. Retention is the... (continued)


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Stewarding Online Donors - How Nonprofits Can Provide Outstanding Donor Stewardship Online

Tue, Sep 09, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Is your organization receiving more online donations?
Are you providing outstanding stewardship to your online donors?

If you answered no, then there's a good chance that you might be losing donors.

When you take great care of your donors by showing them... (continued)


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Your ‘Easy Money’ Strategy: 9 Keys to Retaining Donors

Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

This Webinar is all about how strategic donor-centered stewardship will improve your donor retention. This is big! If you can retain just 10% more of your supporters you can increase their lifetime value by 200%.

Are you even measuring donor retention, or just dollars raised? The problem with the latter is... (continued)


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50 Ways to Move Your Donor - Cultivation and Stewardship Solution Kit

A Complete Cultivation and Stewardship Solution Kit that gets you to ‘Yes’ with Finesse

Why you should get this Solution Kit

You are likely familiar with the song, ’50 Way to Leave Your Lover’ from the inimitable Paul Simon.

Well, there are no doubt just as many ways to leave your... (continued)


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Rafael Magaña

Phone: (424) 281-4184
Email: [email protected]


Hi there,

I'm Raphael Magana,

Nice to meet you!- I enjoy helping nonprofits fundraise an assist with Annual Giving, Major Gifts, & Planned Giving programs incorporating Moves Management. Enjoy such rewarding work and the amazing and wonderful... (continued)

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Center for Nonprofit Stewardship

The Center for Nonprofit Stewardship is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that educates and empowers nonprofit board members in sound financial, administrative and organizational stewardship. Build a strong, smart, engaged board.

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New donor stewardship plan template

Want to increase your donor loyalty? New donors are the most difficult to convert to loyal and consistent supporters. This template is a stewardship plan for new donors to your organization. It will provide you with all the steps needed to grow loyalty in your donor base. This template is available in Microsoft Word... (continued)


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How to Get Your Thanks Out in 48 Hours: Donor Acknowledgement Solution Kit

Did you know that you’re going to lose 70% of your first-time donors? Did you know that increasing donor retention by 10% today can enhance the lifetime value of your donor base by 200%? Did you know that the TOP two things donors say motivates them to give again are a prompt and personal... (continued)


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How to Cultivate an Attitude of Gratitude and Keep Your Donors - a hands-on, practical donor acknowledgement and retention workbook

I’ve taken everything I’ve learned about donor acknowledgement over the years and tucked it into one handy no-nonsense guide on the practice of gratitude. Everything from how to persuade your leadership of the value of putting resources... (continued)


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Creative Thank You's: Boost Donations with an Attitude of Gratitude

Wed, Jul 01, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT


Creating long-lasting relationships and inspiring donors to give again and again is not as easy as you might think. What do donors want? It’s simple really: to feel truly appreciated with a heartfelt thank you. However, it’s deceptively simple. Why? You want your donors to feel... (continued)

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10 Minute Board Exercise - Evaluating Your Funding Mix

It is critical that you have an overall understanding of the business model of your organization. Take 10 minutes during your next board meeting to evaluate your funding mix. Exercise for Board Treasurers included.

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