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The Small Nonprofit's Guide to Thanking Donors
Thanking your donors is one of the most important things you can do...but how do you do it well?
In this short e-book, you’ll learn exactly what you need to do to effectively thank your donors... More > and build relationships. You’ll also know how to use a 10-part formula for a no-fail Thank-You letter to avoid some of the most common mistakes and get the most return for your efforts.
The Small Nonprofit’s Guide to Thanking Donors is power-packed with worksheets, templates, checklists, and samples to make donor acknowledgment easy!
• Template for creating an Acknowledgment Plan that will engage your Board and co-workers in the process of thanking donors
• Samples of great Thank-You letters
• Sample script for a Thank-You phone call
• Donor Acknowledgement flow chart
• Thank-You letter opening sentence examples (to help you get started writing)
Buy now and unlock the results you want—deeper, appreciative relationships with donors who know their donations are making a difference!< Less
Giving to Charity? Watch Out for These Tax Traps by Corliss Law Group Estate Planning Law Corporation
To give is divine. To err while giving is human.
For many donors eager to nail down tax deductions, contributing to charity can be as simple as writing a check. But tax laws often can be... More > surprisingly tricky. While there are many tax-smart ways to donate, it can also be easy to make costly mistakes.
The mistakes run the gamut. Many thorny problems, for instance, stem from uncertainty over how to value gifts. Other donors stumble because they don't pay attention to the fine print on such long-cherished techniques as giving stock to charity. And still others trip over paperwork issues, such as getting proper acknowledgment for gifts on a timely basis.
Many generous donors "have learned their lessons the hard and expensive way," says Victoria Bjorklund, a charitable-giving consultant and a retired partner at the law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.
How can donors avoid these traps? It may help to keep in mind the following (seemingly) simple ideas—as well as a few common errors.< Less