5 Donor Stewardship Methods to Boost Engagement

| September 12, 2018

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Donor stewardship is an intentional, focused process that begins as soon as a donor makes their initial gift, and continues throughout their relationship with your organization. It conveys your appreciation, creates a sense of working together for a cause you both care about, and generates loyalty. Donor stewardship is about much more than seeking financial support. It’s about developing a long-term partnership.

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FIRST was founded by inventor Dean Kamen in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

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FIRST

FIRST was founded by inventor Dean Kamen in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

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