Tagged: Fundraising and Development

Giving Tuesday Now Email Templates

#GivingTuesdayNow, a worldwide, emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic, is on May 5, 2020. Now is the time to inform your donors and supporters about this important day of giving and unity. The Steier Group has compiled Giving Tuesday Now Email Templates for you to use while implementing your communication plan for the big day. If you need help with preparing for #GivingTuesdayNow, check out our toolkit for the latest resources. Save the Date for… Read more »

Giving Tuesday Now FAQ

The concept of GivingTuesday may be new to you and your constituents. Please use this Giving Tuesday Now FAQ to answer any questions your supporters might have about #GivingTuesdayNow. Make sure to check out our Giving Tuesday Now Toolkit for more resources to share with your donors. What is #GivingTuesdayNow? #GivingTuesdayNow is a global day of giving and unity on May 5, 2020 as an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19. The… Read more »

Giving Tuesday Now Communication Plan

Prepare your Giving Tuesday Now communication plan in advance to allow for easier implementation. The Steier Group has composed a suggested #GivingTuesdayNow communication plan to use in the run up to the day of giving on May 5, 2020. Make sure to use the free graphics created by GivingTuesday to inform your supporters. Although it may seem tricky to ask for help during such a challenge, the Steier Group has found that donors are willing… Read more »

Live forum: Asking in April

We’ve heard from so many nonprofit leaders that are struggling financially but are unsure if they can ask for support during such a challenging time. With that in mind, our next live forum will be addressing this important question: Asking in April – Can you fundraise during the COVID crisis? Perhaps Francis Doyle said it best: “All we can do is invite people” to give. Only prospective donors can decide whether now is a good… Read more »

Can you fundraise during the COVID-19 crisis?

“The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” President Franklin Roosevelt’s 1933 inaugural address Nearly 90 years later, these words should again serve to comfort and inspire Americans. Just as the Great Depression caused distress for our nation, so too has the deadly COVID-19 virus. The economic effects of the pandemic have some nonprofits questioning their fundraising efforts, including capital campaigns. How should we proceed? Is this the right time to ask for support?… Read more »

How to celebrate Holy Week from Home

How can churches celebrate Holy Week while being physically distant? That was the main topic of the Steier Group’s Stewardship, Development and Fundraising Live Forum on March 31. During the current COVID-19 crisis, the Steier Group will be hosting these live forums to discuss issues pertinent to our partners during this critical time. We’ve also created a Holy Week from Home Resource Guide that can be shared with parishioners to enrich their celebration at home…. Read more »