Live Webinar

How to Write a Thank You Letter That Makes Donors Smile and Want to Give Again!

Price: 87.00
Author: Heather Stombaugh
Duration: 90 Minutes
Course Level: Beginner
Year Created: 2017
CFRE Approved: 1.50 Points
Available To Members: Yes

Upcoming Live Webinars

Webinar Date Webinar Start Time Occupancy
Thursday, April 27th, 2017 1:00 PM (Local/EST) / 1:00 PM (EDT) Still Available

Note: An attendee is required for each computer viewing the webinar

Live Webinar Description

If You're Unable to Attend the Live Webinar, You Will Get the Webinar Recording, Slides, and Bonus Materials.

A Whopping 92% of the People Who Attended This Webinar Rated It As Great to Excellent!

According to multiple studies, the thank you letter is the first--and possibly most important--step in donor retention. Your thank you letter should be personalized. It should be authentic. And it absolutely must be donor-centered.

In this live nonprofit webinar, we will show you step-by-step how to create a thank you letter that makes your donors smile and want to give again. We’ll share examples of great and not-so-great thank you letters, and we’ll craft a template thank you letter that you can modify for your nonprofit.

Join Heather to learn how to use your thank you letters to retain more donors.

In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll learn: 

  • How to correctly acknowledge your donor and their gift(s)
  • How to personalize your thank you letter so it is donor-centered
  • How to make your donor smile when they read your letter
  • How to show the impact of their gift(s)
  • How to use proven tactics in your thank you letter that improve donor retention
  • How to incorporate excitement and gratitude into your letter

This Webinar is Perfect for You, If…

  • You’re tired of your own thank you letter.
  • You are having trouble retaining donors.
  • You want to learn more about donor-centered fundraising.
  • You want to engage your donors in more authentic ways.

This Webinar Includes the Following Supporting Materials: 

  1. Examples of awesome and boring thank you letters
  2. Best practices for writing engaging thank you letters
  3. A template thank you letter that you can customize
  4. Webinar recording and slides

What people said after attending this webinar

"This webinar was very practical with immediate practical tips that I can implement in my donor recognition program."

Mark Ohashi, Habitat for Humanity Wood County Ohio


"Thank you for having such a knowledgeable and engaging presenter on this topic! Examples, visuals, and take-home tools were especially helpful!" 

Ashley Pacifico, The Mental Health Association Of Monmouth County


"Thank you for helping me, and my Foundation write more effective Thank You letters to our donors!!"

Leslie Haviland, The Luminarts Cultural Foundation


"I learned a great deal on today's webinar on how to best thank our donors! I also felt good that I am already doing quite a bit of what Heather suggested! So, I felt validated and inspired to do more!"

Ana Hopperstad, Boulder County AIDS Project


"I truly enjoyed this webinar. I thought it was very engaging, and I really liked the "survey"/interactive sections throughout the presentation. I also appreciated the separate resources and documents that were provided." 

Lauren Waldstein, The Arthritis Foundation


"That this webinar held our attention for 90 minutes is remarkable.    Typically, we listen to about two webinars a month, and frankly five minutes into them, we are dozing off, checking Facebook and wondering how long we will have to wait for a nugget we can actually use.   We were not event tempted to check Facebook!"

Molly MacDonald, The Pink Fund. 


"This webinar was more detailed than any other webinar I have attended.  There were tons of facts, dos and don'ts, and how to's that were very practical. The fact that you also get downloadable resources is even better!"

Laurel DeLuca, Jobs for Life


"I always know I am going to get my money's worth from CharityHowTo webinars."  
Mark Hassemer, Alternative Community Training, Inc


"CharityHowTo provided me with access to experts on donor-centered fundraising. Thanks to CharityHowTo I know exactly where to go with questions."

Becky Richards, The Maui Humane Society


"Great information that can be used immediately to change the authenticity of your NPO's thank you letters.  I learned the difference between an acknowledgment and a thank you letter, we will begin using that information this week!"

Robbie Smith, Safe Harbor Boys Academy


“I loved the examples given and real-world experience shared. I came away from this with easy to implement tactics that I can improve my donor communications immediately.”

Kim Blodgett, KenCrest


Presented by Nonprofit Data Guru Heather Stombaugh, MBA, CFRE, GPC. Heather has more than 15 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, programming, marketing, and fundraising. She is the founder and principal consultant of JustWrite Solutions, LLC a national nonprofit consulting firm based in Ohio. Heather practices and teaches integrated fundraising and nonprofit management by measurement. She provides technical assistance to nonprofits of all sizes across the country who seek to gain a competitive advantage in fundraising and grants through evidence-based practices, such as needs assessment, meaningful measurement, evaluation, clinical research, and Social Return on Investment. While personally raising more than $73M in grants and donations for her nonprofit clients, Heather is also a published author, a peer-reviewer, a state/federal grant reviewer, a local/national presenter, a volunteer, a mentor, a wife, and a mother.

If You're Unable to Attend the Live Webinar, You Will Get the Webinar Recording, Slides, and Bonus Materials.

 

Upcoming Live Webinars

Webinar Date Webinar Start Time Occupancy
Thursday, April 27th, 2017 1:00 PM (Local/EST) / 1:00 PM (EDT) Still Available

Note: An attendee is required for each computer viewing the webinar