Donor-Advised Funds

What You Should Know (and Do) About Donor-Advised Funds

If you’re not familiar with donor-advised funds (DAFs), it’s time to get started. This charitable giving vehicle holds great fundraising potential for your nonprofit, and understanding how you can unlock it will be game-changing.  DAFs contribute to 13% of overall giving today — more than digital, which is 8.5%. Additionally,

Talking to donors about their legacy.

Talking to Donors about their Legacies

As a fundraiser, you probably know that now is the time that you should be talking to your donors about planned giving and how they can name your organization in their will.  But maybe you and your colleagues don’t know exactly how to do that.  It’s actually easier (and more enjoyable) than

Download: 4 Helpful Fundraising Resources

If you’re looking for resources on how to improve your fundraising efforts, you came to the right place: at Faircom New York, we have been helping nonprofits of all sizes and in all sectors raise funds to change the world for over 25 years. Whether you’re just getting started, looking

Your Monthly Sustainer Program: Part 2

By Tracy Coutain, Account Director, and Becky Fitzpatrick, Digital Marketing Manager Best Practices Earlier this month, we shared some insights on why your monthly donor program could become the most fruitful unit of your online fundraising program. If you missed our blog post you can read it here, or continue below to

Using the ‘5 Ws’ to Elevate Your Fundraising

Corinne Servily, founder and President of Faircom New York, will be speaking at the Robert W. Wilson Summit at the New York Catholic Center on October 16. Corinne will address the importance of segmenting your donors in order to move them up the fundraising pyramid towards the ultimate goal of direct mail: leaving a

Getting Donors to ‘Swipe Right’

Written by Michelle Le, Senior Account Director I recently spent an evening with some friends who are active on various dating sites; a good portion of the night included searching for potential matches. The endeavor was hilarious, entertaining and mind-boggling all at the same time. There were so many people