Ultimate Guide to Donor Stewardship

| November 17, 2017

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8 simple steps to effectively engage and build long-term relationships with your supporters!To thrive as a nonprofit, your supporters need to be properly nurtured from before they become donors to long after they've made their initial contributions.

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Thrive GPO, Inc.

Thrive GPO is group purchasing organization and procurement service provider with a mission to help nonprofit organizations reduce costs by providing access to better pricing for common goods and services. We leverage the collective spend of the nonprofit community to negotiate significant supplier discounts. And, we provide a user friendly on-line ordering tool to help staff quickly find and buy what they need.

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Nonprofit Success in Times of Crisis

Article | April 22, 2020

In recent weeks all business sectors across America have made significant transitions with their work force and have overcome huge hurdles to their success in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Employees everywhere are doing their best to meet the goals expected of them in a time of intense uncertainty and rapid change. The nonprofit sector is one industry that has faced unique challenges due to the pandemic.

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Communicating Carefully with Donors During the Coronavirus

Article | March 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic transformed life as usual, practically overnight. If you’re a development professional or nonprofit fundraiser, you’re probably inundated with content urging you to contact your donors ASAP. Since none of us has communicated with donors during a global pandemic, what are the new "best practices" that we should be following? Our community doesn’t have all the answers yet, but we do have early information that will help you create a plan to communicate with your donors and supporters in the coming weeks and months. We’ve also identified the categories of donors you should prioritize contacting. The more proactive you are, the better off your nonprofit will be in the long run.

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Navigating Your Fundraising Season Amid the COVID-19 Outbreak

Article | March 10, 2020

The COVID-19 virus has been top of mind for many Washingtonians and nonprofit leaders these past few weeks. With the continued spread of the virus in Washington State, we know that nonprofit leaders are struggling to figure out how to respond. Your organization may have questions surrounding the impact this may have on your upcoming events, programming, and fundraising. Should we cancel or postpone our annual event? How might this affect our ability to deliver services in the next 3-6 months? What other ways can we engage donors and build community?

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How Do Federal Coronavirus Relief Laws Help Nonprofits?

Article | March 29, 2020

The federal government enacted the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to deliver spending and relief measures for organizations and families impacted by COVID-19. Many nonprofits are on the front lines of this public health crisis, continuing to deliver essential services like health care, food assistance, education, social welfare and more. There are a number provisions in both of these acts that can support nonprofits during these challenging times. Below, we highlight key opportunities. As always, please discuss your nonprofit’s specific needs and circumstances with your RKL advisor.

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Thrive GPO, Inc.

Thrive GPO is group purchasing organization and procurement service provider with a mission to help nonprofit organizations reduce costs by providing access to better pricing for common goods and services. We leverage the collective spend of the nonprofit community to negotiate significant supplier discounts. And, we provide a user friendly on-line ordering tool to help staff quickly find and buy what they need.

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