|According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, 1.5 million U.S. nonprofits are currently competing for donor funds. This can make recruiting and maintaining nonprofit memberships a challenge.For some effective ideas on increasing renewal rates and recruiting new donors to your organization, keep reading. And if your nonprofit organization doesn’t offer memberships, many of these ideas can apply to non-member-based fundraising as well.Keep your members happy|
Membership-based nonprofits see many advantages, such as heightened loyalty, greater member involvement and increased gift size. Don’t let your cherished members slip away; retain them by following these simple tips.
Remember, people belong to your organization because they feel passionate about it—don’t let that passion lapse. Try one or more of these tips and keep your members coming back for more.
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