Re-Engage Donors With This 3-Step Social Media Trick

| December 29, 2016

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Over the past five years, the team at Media Cause has worked with nearly 100 nonprofit organizations on everything from advocacy to fundraising. In that time, we’ve learned that the simplest recommendation we can make to nonprofits who want to grow their supporter base is to start doing one thing: show donors why they matter. When this happens, we’re talking 300 percent increase ROI, easy. Your past donors are the start of your snowball every single time. They help to get the ball rolling and can be leveraged to make your supporter base even larger. And, it’s easier than ever to re-engage your past donors with all the remarketing tools now widely available on social media and advertising networks.

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LGT Venture Philanthropy (LGT VP) strives to improve the quality of life of disadvantaged people, contribute to healthy ecosystems and build resilient, inclusive and prosperous communities. LGT VP supports the growth of organizations and companies with outstanding social and environmental impact and potential to scale through tailored financing, know-how and access to networks. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and with its local teams, LGT VP primarily supports organizations and companies based in developing countries, focusing on high-impact sectors, including education, health and environmental protection and restoration. To date LGT VP has deployed over USD 58 million to 50 organizations in 25 countries, reaching almost 3 million disadvantaged people in 2016.

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