End of Year Giving (Plus FREE Social Media Graphics)

Have you made a plan for year-end giving? Roughly 40% of nonprofit annual revenue in the US is raised in November and December. Don’t miss out on fourth quarter giving – the biggest giving season of the year. Your center can easily  double or triple your revenue over this time last year. It’s the most … Continued

Fundraising Success With Less Stress

Fundraising Success With Less Stress

Congratulations! You’re almost through the first quarter of 2021 and the hardest few months of your fundraising year are almost behind you. The best is now before you, but what are you doing to make it your best year ever? In this FREE major gift fundraising guide, we offer you the keys to fundraising success … Continued

A Step-by-Step Plan to Raise Year-End Funding for Your Center

A Step-by-Step Plan to Raise Year-End Funding for Your Center

In a recent survey we did at Choose Life Marketing, many of you indicated 2020 has been a struggle when it comes to fundraising. You know year end giving is important – and you are counting on a strong finish. For many centers, nearly half of their donations come in during the fourth quarter of … Continued

7 Tips for Successful  Year-End Campaigns

7 Tips for Successful Year-End Campaigns

It’s September, and hard to believe it’s time to start thinking about your plan for your year-end giving campaign. Do you know what stories of impact you want to share? Do you have statistics you want to highlight? Will you be creating direct mail pieces, social media posts and eblasts? What is your fundraising goal … Continued

The 9 Point Plan to Raise All the Money You Need

The 9 Point Plan to Raise All the Money You Need

Years ago there was a public service message on TV every night at 10 pm that asked the question, “Do you know where your children are?” Do you remember that? We have a new question for you: “Do you know where your donors are?”  Many pregnancy centers and other pro-life organizations are making false assumptions … Continued

Fundraising Forecast for 2020

Fundraising Forecast for 2020

A newly released study by Fidelity Charitable indicates that 80% of major donors plan to give the same or more than they did last year, even in the face of this crisis. Further, the study indicated that most donors do not plan to shift their giving to different organizations in light of the pandemic; they … Continued

Raising Major Gifts in the Midst of a Pandemic

Raising Major Gifts in the Midst of a Pandemic

Raising major gifts in the midst of this pandemic? You are likely concerned about your finances. A survey of nonprofits in early April by Charity Navigator and Reuters News showed that 83% of respondents reported they are suffering financially. The pregnancy centers and other prolife organizations we work with have shared their many concerns over … Continued

Fundraising in the Face of an Uncertain Tomorrow

Fundraising in the Face of an Uncertain Tomorrow

Did you know that for the past 45 years, charitable giving increased every year except for three (1977 – the height of the energy crisis and 2008/2009 – the great recession)? Those three years showed a decline in charitable gifts. However, during the 2008/2009 recession, the decrease was in giving that was not relationship based. … Continued

The Keys to Successful Banquet Fundraising

The Keys to Successful Banquet Fundraising

When we speak with pro-life organizations and pregnancy centers across the country, there is a common need expressed in every conversation – the desire for additional funds to have a greater impact. Whether its to help with growing your organization, increasing your staff, marketing, serving more clients, or advocating for life-affirming legislation and pro-life law … Continued

Raise the Most Money in 2020 Using These 4 Key Steps…

Raise the Most Money in 2020 Using These 4 Key Steps…

Congratulations! You’ve just closed the books on 2019 and you are ready to start a new year and new decade. Now is a good time to look back and analyze your 2019 fundraising strategy…the good, the great and the not so good. Ask yourself: “What worked and what didn’t?” and use this as you move … Continued

How to Run a Successful Capital Campaign

How to Run a Successful Capital Campaign

Have you considered a capital campaign to raise major funds? Your pregnancy center is growing and exciting things are ahead for your center and the people you serve. With growth comes opportunities to make an impact as well as a need for greater donor support. A capital campaign is a focused effort to raise significant … Continued

Are You Prepared For The Year-End Donor Season?

The end of the year can get very busy! Have you made your plan for year-end giving? Don’t get overwhelmed making your plan. In this guide, we offer a big-picture look at how you can successfully plan and execute a year-end giving campaign to raise funds for your center.